Tradesmen – Make sure your tools of the trade don’t go walkies!

UK Self Store

Tradesman Storage

Tuesday, 6th February, 2018

In the United Kingdom, there are nearly two million self-employed tradespeople.  Working as tilers, electricians, painters and a whole host of other skillsets, these workers must make sure that their tools and supplies are secure when they are not at work.  In a recent survey, over half of all tradespeople claimed to store their equipment in their van, and whilst this is suitable for some people, others could be running a huge risk.

Thieves like an easy target and a prime example is a tradesperson’s van parked outside their house on the driveway or the road.  No vehicle is 100% secure and at any given moment, a thief could make off with the contents of the van – or indeed the entire van itself.  Without tools, a tradesperson cannot work, and this is likely to have a knock-on effect especially when they have families to support.  The cost of replacing stolen equipment can be very high because in some cases, insurance will not cover goods left in a parked vehicle.

At UK Self Store, we have a huge range of lockable inside units ranging from 25 – 200 square foot, and we can even provide larger space with a combination of units together.  Our minimum rental period is just one week so there are no lengthy contracts, and tradespeople can rest easy knowing that their tools are locked away on a secure site with CCTV, alarms and ten-foot high fences with anti-ram poles.  Our site is open seven days a week (except bank holidays) and customers can make use of our on-site trolleys, loading bay and goods lift.  As a family-owned business, we know how important it is for tradespeople to keep their tools and supplies secure.

Call us today on 0151 257 8086 or email for more information.