Finding & Renting a Storage Unit

Published on 4/1/2022

Finding & Renting a Storage Unit

Finding a storage facility to rent from can be a pain! There are a lot of factors that go into finding the storage facility that's right for you. Most people might think that the only factor would be the cost. This article will explain other factors that are just as important as the cost when searching for the correct self storage facility.

Forget about the old days of using the phone book to call a bunch of different storage facilities with only half of them answering their phones, and half of those people having what you need available to rent, and then half of those not being able to meet you at the facility to let you in unless it's on their time frame. Today we have the greatest resources ever, the Internet. You can quickly search on the internet find a website for the storage facility and see what units are available. Then you can rent, pay online and move in same day. When it comes to finding the perfect unit the internet is the source to go to! Now that you've found a bunch of different storage facilities it's time to ask yourself some questions about the storage facilities that you've found.

  • Cost: How much does the storage unit cost?

  • Location: Is it close to main roads? How is the Neighborhood? Are the Neighboring business kept in good shape?

  • Lighting: Is there good lighting available for those darker winter months?

  • Easy Access: Can you easily maneuver a truck around the facility?

  • Secured Property: Is there a fence or a gate?

  • Features: What convenience features are offered such as ability to rent online, receive text/email notifications about your bill snd/or account? Can you access your bill online and make a payment online? Is auto-pay an option?
Keep all of these questions in mind as you search for and rent your next storage facility, it could save you some headache down the road.