TopCity Storage


KSNT-TOPCITY NOW OPEN AFTER 8 MONTHS OF CONSTRUCTION

Ksnt News


Did you see our news article? KSNT ARTICLE TOPEKA (KSNT) – TopCity Storage, located at 4600 S.W. Topeka Blvd., is now open for your storage needs after an 8-month construction schedule.“We will be having an open house on June 11th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and we would love to have everybody come by.” Crystal Reuter, Owner of TopCity Storage. “We are the first unmanned storage facility in Topeka. You can rent completely online. You go to our website, pick your unit, sign a rental agreement, put in your payment and a digital key will be sent to you.” TopCity Storage offers climate controlled storage units that can be rented online and accessed through the Bluetooth on a cell phone.Click here for more information on TopCity Storage. ...


KSNT
June 1st, 2021


NOKĒ SMART ENTRY GUIDE TIPS TO MAKE YOUR INTERACTION WITH NOKE LOCKS AND TOPCITY STORAGE EASIER.

New Move In At Topcity


NOKĒ SMART ENTRY GUIDE TIPS TO MAKE YOUR INTERACTION WITH NOKE LOCKS AND STORING WITH TOPCITY STORAGE EASIER. This is a guide with tips, tricks, and troubleshooting steps from NOKE. This will be a reference to make your interaction with the app more enjoyable! GENERAL APP OPERATION Be sure that Bluetooth is on. If you have an iPhone you can check 2 places to confirm this – in the general settings under Bluetooth, or by going to general settings and scrolling down to the Storage Smart Entry app and turning Bluetooth on there. Check your app version to make sure you are up to date. Make sure location services are on. Reset a password: password can be reset through the app by selecting “reset password” on the login screen. Force closing out of the app and re-logging back in. Check for updates in the Google Play/Apple Store. Updating app or Deleting and re-downloading the app. Checking to make sure Bluetooth and Location Services are on. Restart your phone. Turn Bluetooth off and back on again. These tips are from Noke, TopCity would like you to know that we are here if you need us. You can contact us in one of these ways. Text us at 785-414-9582 Email us at Topcityproperties@outlook.com Call us at 785-414-9582 Through Topcity website, the inquiry form we can help you as well. If you still need help with APP click the ? in the top corner for support. Thank you for storing with us. ...


Crystal Reuter
May 15th, 2021


TopCity Storage Can Help When Moving

Moving


Time Crunch- Packing and unpacking can take up plenty of time. Sometimes, we don't have the luxury of getting much notice before we have to move out of our current home. One way to save some time is to rent a unit and start storing items in it as soon as you have access, prior to moving day. Packing up any items you don't need on a daily basis or that you can live without prior to moving will give you a leg up. If you rent from a place like TopCity Storage, Topeka, KS you will have a digital key sharing app. With this app you can share your digital key with friends and family members who are helping you move and while one person is moving truck loads of items for you others can be packing more stuff up, this is a big timesaver. Smooth Transition - In some cases you have a lag between places. Storing in a safe storage will help you have some time to go through all the belongings, taking only what you need to your new home. Stress and Pressure- Leaving your items in a safe, secure place without any worries will help with the pressure of getting it all done in one day. Good for selling your home-If you are selling your home, declutteering and staging is one of the most important steps to making it more appealing to buyers. Clear out your closets, garage, cabinets, and anything that you don’t need with you on a regular basis, pack it up, and put it in storage while your home is on the market. Not only will your house look bigger and more appealing, but you’ll also get a head start on packing and moving. ...


Crystal Reuter
April 1st, 2021


TopCity has 24/7 Access

Moving


Over the past year, since COVID hit, customers have grown to expect convenience. It's almost an expectation for customers to have the ability to get what they need when they need it, expecially at their fingertips. No one wants to wait until the normal Monday through Friday hours to gain access to their belongings or rent a unit. Why should you have to wait? This is why we are different at TopCity Storage, we are providing customers with smart entry systems that provide customers with a digital key that grants tenants access to TopCity's entry points, and their individual unit so customers can access their belongings whenever it’s most convenient for them. Having the ability to offer 24/7 access can be critical for busy customers who need to get to their unit after hours. Happy Renting. ...


Crystal Reuter
March 1st, 2021


TopCity's Guide To Digital Key Sharing

Renting At Topcity


Many people have turned to their phones for everything in their everyday lives. The same goes for us, at TopCity Storage, in the storage industry and the technology we use at TopCity. Do you have an app on your phone like, Venmo, Paypal or Cash App? These apps allow you to send funds friends, family, or even pay for products and services. Now with new Advanced Smart Entry systems, we can let you do essentially the samething just in the digital key sharing way. For families , or even commercial businesses that have storage units who need to grant access to their unit, digital key sharing is the level of convenience that customers not only appreciate, but come to rely on. There is no longer the need to have to arrange to meet ups to hand off keys to family members, movers, or employees when giving them access to their unit. You dont have to worry about getting your keys back, or even if there are extra copies of the keys floating around. With each digital key that is shared, it can track who has accessed that unit and the time then if you want the customer can even revoke the key at any time if needed. How is that for control over the unit. An added bonus is that the customer even gets notifications when the unit is opened or if motion is dected inside. WOW, that is technology working for you. 2077EAA5-DF8F-460A-B463-7B133A717558 ...


Crystal Reuter
February 1st, 2021


TopCity Storage Uses Smartphones As Storage Lock and Key

Renting


Cell phones are used in our everyday life, have you ever looked at your settings and seen how many times you actually pickup your phone in one day? We use our phones for everything, we use them to buy plane tickets, order us drivers to go anywhere, schedule doctor's appointments, and even use them to turn on our smart TV's. By downloading an app on your cell phone, you can change the channel, control the volume, and do everything your remote control. Cell phones are basically our remote controls for everyday life.   This innovative app technolgy business also is now coming into self-storage. There are now ways you can unlock unit doors and digitally share your key by an app on your smart phone. Here's how it works and the benefits that comes with it: How it Works: Through cloud-based technology, tenants are able to enter the facility and their units with their mobile smart devices. No more of the frustration of losing keys and forgetting combinations and codes. With Tesla technology included inside every unit controller and electronic smart lock, this security solution is changing the way that storage is being done. Rental Process Made Easy: The rental process is now as easy as buying a plane ticket. Tenants can handle the whole process on their own online or by using the mobile app. No more having to speak to a manger. Giving the customer the option to do rent units on their own anytime of the day. Digital Key Sharing: This amazing feature allows customers the convenience of granting temporary access to friends and family – then revoking access whenever you chose, you are in control. Notificatons: This new technolgy gives customers more security, all units are equipped with motion sensors, and will give the customers notifications if motion is detected. Not only that customers will recieve notifications right to their phones when the doors are left unlocked. We are used to doing everything on our phones this past ...


Crystal Reuter
January 1st, 2021


Guide to Renting from Automated Storage

Renting A Unit


We give tours at TopCity and the first thing people say is, 'Wow, we have never seen anything like this before." Technology can be useful and scary the first time you incorporate it into your life. We are here to breakdown the steps on how to rent and use your digital keys for the first time. Check out our blog on this as well. Imagine you pull up to TopCity storage and see that no one is around. Don't leave! You can still rent a unit, or you can a unit from your own home prior to move in day. Here is an easy guide on how to do this: Step One Get to our website, www.topcitystorage.com, you can do this in many ways. If you are at the building you can pull up your camera, hold it over our QR code on the door, it will pull up the website, google Topcitystorage or just type in www.Topcitystorage.com on your browser. Step Two Click the STORE NOW BUTTON in blue on the first page at the top. Step Three After hitting the STORE NOW BUTTON, this will direct you to the units available, you may have to scroll down a bit, pick your unit. Step Four Enter in all your information, this step takes the longest of them all, have your drivers licence ready, your alternate contact information, if you have items with liens you will need that as well. A credit card for payment. Put in your payment information. Sign the lease. Then you are almost ready to go. Step Five It should say complete once you have walked through all the steps. You should get an email as soon as you hit the complete button. In the email it will have the facility map this tells you directons on what door your "key" will work at, we have three access doors you will have access to one of them, this prevents everyone from wondering the building. The email will also have ...


Crystal Reuter
December 1st, 2020


What Size Self Storage Unit Do I Need?

Storage Size Guide


How do you pick the best storage unit size for your belongings, expecially when you are not that good at visualizing dimensions? This is a basic storage unit size guide, all the sizes are pretty standard at most storage unit facilities. If you need a better understanding, Topcity has an easy chart on their website that you enter the items you want to store and the interactive tool will calculate the recommended size you need. 5′ x 5′ : This will be a good fit for the contents of one closet-sized room. 5′ x 10′: This will be a good fit for a small one bedroom apartment. 10′ x 10′: This will be a good fit for one or a small two bedroom apartment. 10′ x 20′: This will be a good fit for a three or a small four bedroom apartment. 10′ x 25′: This will be a good fit for a for a large apartment or a small home. 10′ x 30′: This will be a good fit for a four or a five bedroom home. The good news is Topcity has all of these sizes at our site. Check us out. ...


Crystal Reuter
November 1st, 2020


Unmanned Self Storage Misconceptions

Moving


Unmanned self-storage properties like Topcity storage are new in the industry and they have a few misconceptions that we would like to clear up. Here are the top five misconceptions on unmanned self storages: 1. Customers Need Help Figuring Out Unit Size- We have made a simple solution in helping our customers with this problem. On our website at Topcity we have a interactive storage unit calculator tool that our customers can use that makes picking a unit simple. Also, after customers have picked the right storage size they can use our facility map to pick a storage location. If the customer still needs help no problem, TopCity is always here for you. Give us a call, or even text with any questions. 2. Unmanned Properties Must Be Gated-This is a misconseption that we hope to change. Many unmanned properties are high-functioning and very secure, even without gates and fences. Security goes beyond fences and gating. If the facility is in a well-monitored, high-traffic area where crime is less likely to take place, then the facility may not need to be gated. With new technology, like SecurGuard Electronic Locks, as utilized by TopCityStorage security fencing is not necessary. Electronic locks, keypads, lighting, and surveillance is just as secure as a gated self storage. 3. Unmanned Properties Have More Security Issues- Security is a concern at most self storage locations. Unmanned properties take extra steps in taking measures to ensure that their customers belongings are safe. These steps include keeping the facility well-lit at night, utilizing SecurGuard Electronic Locks, using security cameras and carefully monitoring the crime activity in the area. 4. Unmanned Properties Have Terrible Customer Service-TopCity thrives on trying to make their customers satisfied. We take many steps to help our customer service. Customers are able to complete the move-in process at their own convenience 24/7 using online tools, which is much easier than calling and setting up an appointment. Plus, the human element is still available ...


Crystal Reuter
October 1st, 2020


How to File an Insurance Claim Self Storage

Storage Insurance


At Topcity Storage we partnered with Badger insurance if you click the link it will take you to these steps on how to file a claim if something happens. This information came from their website. Click the link for any updated information. CLAIMS CENTER Q. What do I do if I have a loss? A. Notify the facility TopCity Storage (especially if there is damage to the building). Report break-ins to local police. Get the police report. Make a list of what is damaged. Take full view color pictures of the damages/unit. Be sure to include as much detail as you can, such as: make, model, year purchased, etc. Secure your property, and protect it from sustaining further damage. You can file your claim ONLINE or contact the CLAIMS DEPARTMENT at (888) 202-2337. Q. What information do I need to have to report a claim? A. We are committed to helping you report your claim as quickly as possible. The person who signed up for the insurance coverage (named certificate holder) is the individual who must file the claim. When filing a claim ONLINE please have a copy of your state or government issued photo ID, Police report/case number (for missing property), full view color photos of your storage unit and of all your damaged property, and an inventory list of damage/missing property, and any proof of ownership (i.e. receipts, owner’s manual, etc.) for damaged/missing property. When filing a claim telephonically please make sure you have your personal contact information, incident location information, incident report (i.e. police report), description of the incident, and an inventory list of property damage in the incident. Q. What does the claims process involve? A. You can file your claim one of two ways. Either ONLINE or telephonically by calling (888)202-2337. The ONLINE CLAIMS PROCESS generally includes: 1. Provide a written claim statement (you can review statement before submitting) with a copy of your state or government issued photo ID. 2. ...


Crystal Reuter
September 1st, 2020


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