You May Need a Storage Unit If…

Published on 4/29/2019
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Many people don't know whether or not it's time to rent a storage unit. Self storage units are pretty inexpensive and are available to fit exactly what you need so you can live your life with a little less mess and a little more clarity. Here are 8 signs it may be time for you to get a storage unit:


You may need a storage unit if…

1. Your car is out on the driveway because it can’t fit in the garage.
The definition of a garage is ‘a shed for housing a motor vehicle.’ If your car is sitting in the beating sunlight or enduring the rain and hail while you’re boxes are sitting safely in your garage. It’s time to get a storage unit.

2. Baby is on the way and your spare room is used for storage.
Whether it’s a baby or a need for a guest room, if you have a full sized room packed with boxes, get a storage unit. Not only will you have room for the newcomer, you’ll feel much more organized in your own home.

3. You’re moving to a new home.
Whether you’re upgrading or downsizing, a storage unit can help you ease the transition no matter the situation. You can move things out slowly and also unpack at your own pace. Downsizing to a smaller home also means you need to downsize your stuff.

4. You or a loved one attends college and is returning home for the summer.
Whether it’s across town or across the country, instead of bringing all their belongings with them to store in your garage or paying a housing lease to be unlived in. Renting a storage unit near their dorm/apartment can save so much time and money. Many facilities also give student discounts.

5. You own a small business.
Whether it’s for tools, documentation, a lawn mower or display materials exhibitions. The list can go on forever. Office spaces are expensive and it makes no sense to rent an extra room just to be used for storage. It also doesn’t make sense to store them in your garage, then we’re back to reason 1 you may need a storage unit.

6. The workout equipment hasn’t been touched for years but every weekend you claim you’ll start on Monday.
Isn’t that how it usually goes? Set up your own personal gym and whether you go or not, the workout getting them there is probably more than you’ve done the past month.

7. A relative passed away and you need a place to store their things.
Unfortunately this does happen and sometimes it could take a while figuring out where their belongings are going, store them in a storage unit to keep them in good condition, safe and out of your garage.

8. You have expensive hobbies.
No place to store your ATV, Bikes, Kayaks, sailboards and camp trailer? You may need a storage unit.

Self-storage units are available in a wide range of sizes, depending on the facility covering both long and short terms of storage. They’re pretty inexpensive and also provide safety from burglary and damage. Call us today for more information or to get your rental started right away!