Whether you’re renting a storage unit in San Francisco California, or somewhere in Orlando Florida…there are items that you should never place in a storage unit. If these items were to get into the wrong hands, you could possibly be opening to door to some unwelcome (and unpleasant) opportunities. It may never cross your mind that there is a possibility of losing ownership of your possessions when obtaining the services of a storage facility. Don’t always go with that assumption. It does happen. Always protect yourself from allowing an opportunity of crime for others, and take note of the items listed below BEFORE placing your treasured belongings into a storage unit. Store them elsewhere for safer keeping.
Degrees / Resumes
Titles to Autos / Boats / Motorcycles / RV’s etc.
Social Security Cards / Birth Certificates / Passports
Live Credit Cards / Pay Stubs
Tax Records / Business Tax Records
Checkbooks-this is huge DESTROY ANY CHECKS FROM CLOSED ACCOUNTS YOU COULD END UP IN JAIL!!!
Mortgage Files / Bank Statements
Professional Credentials ( ID badges, parking access cards,security badges)
Hospital Badges – Court Badges
Active Drivers License / ID Card
Homemade movies (porn) YES…think about this one!
Cell Phones with ALL of your personal info in them!
Computers loaded with all of your sensitive information
Court papers / Prison Records / Traffic tickets
Family / Friends / Animal Ashes
Uniforms ie..Police, UPS USPS, FEDEX etc…
Firearms / Weapons / Drugs /Alcohol