February 25, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]
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February 20, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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When you walk into most high-end, Class A self storage facilities, you’ll probably see monitors displaying security camera feeds from around the facility.  And why shouldn’t you?  These displays immediately send a message to anyone that walks through the office doors: they take security seriously here

Video displays are crucial to on-site marketing, and if you aren’t displaying your security camera feeds, think about adding a few monitors to your office.  You already have the cameras, so why not show them off?

The same thing is true of door alarms.  If you have door alarms on every unit door, my ...

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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]

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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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December 21, 2016 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

Self storage is a growing industry filled with unique opportunities and challenges.  According to Sparefoot.com, the projected 2016 industry revenue will grow to $32.7 billion, which represents approximately 10% growth since 2014.

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In addition to continual growth, the storage business is attractive to many because of the relatively low labor costs required to run a facility once built.  Most self storage facilities have only a single manager, and according to the PR Newswire, facilities like 10 Federal in North ...

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