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Artist? You Need a Storage Unit

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If you are an artist, you know the struggle of a lack of personal space and storage. Stop and Store Squamish would like to take a few minutes to tell you just how having a storage unit will benefit you as an artist. Save money, time and taxes.

Storage Units For Artists

Save Money

Storage units are cheap. The smallest one could be had for under $100 per month. The alternative is to have your own work space/studio, which can easily cost hundreds of dollars per month. You could also rent a unit big enough to work and store stuff inside for much less than a studio.

Tax Breaks

Did you know that storage units can be written off at the end of the year? That’s right, reduce your taxes paid by renting a storage unit for your art business. Unlike writing off a section of your home, you can write off the whole unit as one space.

Safe and Secure

Nothing is more secure than a storage unit. With 24/7 monitoring and steel doors, the chances of a break in are slim to none. Also, unlike inside your home, your business items will not be subjected to constantly being moved around. Accidents happen, but they are much less likely inside a storage unit.


If your works are expensive, they are covered under storage insurance. If you try and claim damaged goods under your home/renters insurance, your premiums will rise. The protection that storage insurance provides to your art is reason enough to rent a storage unit.


Meet potential buyers at your unit, no need to meet at your home, a place you should keep secret. It also gives a bit more professionalism when compared to meeting at your home/apartment. With the right equipment, you can hang your art right on the walls.

If a storage unit is right for your business, give us a call today.

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