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We know your possessions are valuable. We do everything we can to make sure your possessions are safe and secure while in storage at Dainton. However we all know there are some eventualities that we just can’t guarantee to protect you against, such as fire and flood. For those events you need self-storage insurance. We provide bespoke protection for you through our own liability cover.
Experience has shown us that the majority of home insurance policies will not cover your valuable goods whilst in self-storage facilities or they fail to cover specific perils that can be associated with storage. Did you know items ‘away from the home’ only cover such items as suits in the dry cleaners for a short period of time?
To ensure you have protection whilst in storage we have agreed with our insurers that we can accept liability for damage caused by a number of insured perils.
Our self storage insurance policy has a number of benefits over most household insurance policies.
* Unless approved by us in advance and confirmed in writing.
You can also take out your own insurance if you wish. We will ask for proof of cover before your goods are placed in self storage with us.
Any insurance must cover goods stored in a self storage facility and name the storage company you are storing at, along with the full postal address of the storage depot and a sum insured.
We hope you don’t have to make a claim however should the worst happen, your storage depot manager is ready to support you through the claims handling process.
Your policy is valid from the moment you place your goods in storage with us, and protects your home insurance benefits.
Because our insurance is designed specifically for your items in storage there would be no impact on your often valuable ‘no claims discount’ on your home insurance or affect your future premiums in the event of a claim.
Please take a few minutes to read through our top tips to protect the goods you are storing with us.
Under-insurance is a common problem and can equally arise when valuing possessions, stock or equipment whilst in any setting including self-storage.
It arises when the value of the goods declared does not represent the true replacement value at risk, resulting in us assuming responsibility for a lower value. It matters because in the event that you are under-insured and you need to make a claim, you may receive a substantially reduced pay-out.
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