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Frequently Asked Questions


Why use Self Storage?

There are many reasons to use Stor-it self storage.

You may need short to long term storage whilst renovating your home of for the time between selling your old home and moving to the new. Wanting to rent your house, unfurnished, whilst on your extended holiday or short term employment relocation.

Stor-it Ballarat can accommodate your caravan, boat or motorhome, during the off season, allowing you more room to move in your garage or backyard.

Business can free up valuable working space, by storing excess stock, fittings, business files or legal documents at Stor-it Ballarat, knowing they have ready access to their items.

Storing your valuable wine collection, in climate and humidified controlled conditions, is also made availability by Stor-it Ballarat.

When your child returns home for their university summer break there is no need for them to bring everything home. Simply rent a Stor-it unit, for the short term with an easy move at university resumption.

Even if you just need to declutter your home, storing those old family favourites that are taking up space at home, but are sentimentally too valuable to permanently dispose of.

What can I store?

The list is endless. From lounge room to the garden shed. Furniture, books, appliances, garden tools, family mementos, business filies, excess retail stock, shop fittings or your wine. Stor-it Ballarat can even store your caravan, boat or motorhome. For safety requirements, the storage of hazardous materials, flammables, etc is not permitted.

What size unit do I need?

The required storage unit size is not only determined by the amount of items but also how many items are stacked in the unit. ie. you may require space between your goods, allowing for easier access.

If you are not sure how much space you require, Stor-it can help. Simply contact our experienced staff at Stor-it Ballarat.

Do I need Insurance?

Stor-it Ballarat strongly recommends that ALL customers have insurance cover on their stored items. Ask you insurance company if your existing policy covers your goods whilst in storage. The staff at Stor-it Ballarat can assist with your insurance queries. Simply contact us.

Are my goods safe?

Security is Stor-it Ballarats’ upmost concern. Once your goods are stored in your unit you have the only key to your padlock.

Stor-it Ballarats’ 24,000 square meter site is predominantly situated at 211 Melbourne Road in the midst of residential housing. The complex fronts onto a four lane arterial road to Ballarat on which 11,000 vehicles travel daily. A 2 metre high brick fence surronds the Stor-it complex. Stor-it Ballarat will monitor your unit and surrounding grounds 24/7 via our security cameras.


Do I have access to my goods?

Absolutely yes!!! With your individual FOB key to our electronically controlled gate and to your storage unit padlock you will have 24/7 accessability.