January 27, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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#1 Security

It should come as no surprise that we believe security is the absolute best way to set yourself apart from your competition…we are a security company after all.  But guess what?  Your customers believe it too!  The meteoric rise of products like Nest Cam and SimpliSafe show the importance and prominence of security in today’s world.

According to a 2012 customer survey by Sparefoot, 90 percent of customers who booked a self storage unit listed security as “very” or “extremely” important.  

We all want to protect the people and things we love most, and security ...

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January 17, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

AdobeStock_99522290.jpegCreating a positive experience for your customers starts and 
ends with strong security.  Earlier this week a frequent user of self storage said the following about the storage facility she uses: “the building has huge ceilings and no one is ever there.  It’s kind of creepy to be there alone.”

Even the nicest self storage facilities can seem unsafe to your customers, and that’s why PTI is making it easy to upgrade your site’s security with our latest security software—StorLogix 5.0.

Curious what a software update and upgrade will do for you?  Here are four of the most exciting benefits of StorLogix.


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January 9, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

snow.jpgIt’s that time of year again.  Freezing temperatures and bad weather can take its toll even on the toughest keypads.



Here are a few helpful tips that can help minimize or eliminate weather related issues with your metal keypad buttons:


  1. Heaters.  If you’re in an area that experiences exceptionally harsh winters, a heater may be the best solution for you.  It’s a bit more complex and requires you run a conduit to your keypads, but if you’re in an extremely cold climate, running an extra wire may be worthwhile.
  2. Weather Shield. These are an inexpensive and quick fix for keypads with metal buttons.  These rubber shields fit over your keypad buttons and help keep them ...

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January 3, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

RX900_XMT_On_Door.pngHigher rental rates and occupancy. That’s what we’re all after, right?  Charging a premium for your storage units may seem out of reach, but door alarms can place higher rates firmly within your grasp. 

With door alarms, you increase the functionality and efficiency of your existing access control system, while also markedly improving your facility—a fact that won’t go unnoticed by your current tenants or your potential customers.

Investing in security is the most important thing you can do to protect your investment, and protecting and monitoring individual storage unit doors is the ...

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January 2, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

storage_gate WITH BURGLAR 001.jpgYou can’t adequately protect your investment unless you have the proper security system in place.  An integrated security system goes

beyond protecting your valuables and deterring crime; it affords you with a luxury that is increasingly rare in today’s world: peace of mind. If you’ve taken the time and spent the money to purchase or build a storage facility, your business is likely of utmost importance to you.  In fact, you may spend most of your time and energy finding ways to grow and improve your business.  The success of your facility is vitally important to you, so having top of the line security isn’t optional, it’s mandatory.  Even if you’re not always sure there’s a threat outside, you lock the doors of your ...

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