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San Antonio Self Storage Property Managers Share Their Morning Routines

Lockaway Storage | April 9, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

At Lockaway Storage, we know morning routines are the key to setting up a successful day. Our property managers each have their own way to start the day that includes walking the grounds, attending to renter needs and a host of other responsibilities. Below are three of our favorite San Antonio self storage managers on how they get their day started.

Lockaway Storage - Woodlake

Lockaway Storage – Woodlake has drive-up self storage units and wide lanes.

“I’d probably say I like everything about the morning routine. It just gives me a chance to come in and get the store situated the way I like to have it, get everything prepared for my customers who are coming in to move that day. I like to get all of my applications and all of my paperwork set up, so I can have an easy day. For the most part it’s quiet. You don’t have a lot of people coming in and out at the start of the day. If I have a lot of people coming in to move in that day, it gives me a chance to get everything situated, so I don’t have to rush when everybody comes in. A lot of times, my customers come in back-to-back-to-back, so preparing in the morning makes everything go in a smooth flow."

Lockaway Storage - Loop 410

Lockaway Storage – Loop 410 features gated entry, drive up units and wide lanes.

“The morning routine is that I usually just come in, turn the alarm off, check the messages, check the emails, do a walk around the property, make sure nobody’s broken in through my gate and that’s pretty much it with the walk through and then come back, return the calls I need to return, check the gate system to make sure everybody got out on time and that’s pretty much the basic of it. Unless there’s a customer outside or something changes or I’ve got something scheduled in the morning, that’s pretty much the how the first 30 minutes of the day goes.”

Lockaway Storage - Shaenfield

Lockaway Storage – Shaenfield features very wide lanes, drive-up access and RV parking.

“I actually start my morning off with what we call our Performance Training Worksheet, which is very similar to a checklist that you might see with any number of self storage companies, but it also includes key statistics and components and I make sure I review those performance stats before I start. That way if there’s an area, I feel needs to be adjustment in terms of our daily work then I can help the team members focus specifically on that area.”

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