How To Choose The Right Storage Unit

How To Choose The Right Storage Unit

In July 22, 2016

Storage units come in a large variety of shapes and sizes with several different options to allow you to get the most out of your storage experience. In order to get the best storage unit for your needs, there are a few questions you should ask yourself.

How Much Storage Space Do You Need?

You need to make sure you have enough to space to store all of your items. At the same time, you do not want to have to pay for more storage than what you need. Try to think about how much room your items require and measure any larger items such as furniture. It is also important to note that small and medium items should be kept in boxes so you can make the most of your storage space.

How Long Will You Need To Have This Storage Space?

Whether you will be needing items to be stored for a few days or for an entire year, it can make a difference in the type of storage unit you will need. For example, if you are planning to have your items stored for a few months, then you may want to look into special climate control units to ensure the quality of your things.

How Often Will You Need Access To Your Things?

If you are planning to visit your things often or are only going to have your items stored for a short time, it is probably best to have your items in a storage unit that is close by and that is easy to access. However, if you do not plan to visit often, distance and ease of access should not be much of a problem.

What Is Your Budget?

Storage units and facilities come in a wide range of prices. From large high-security and climate-controlled spaces to small ‘garage style’ units, you can easily find a storage unit that is in your price range.

How Valuable Are The Items You Plan To Store?

If your items are quite valuable and irreplaceable, then you may want to store them in a climate-controlled unit with a high-security. However, if you plan on storing some less expensive and replaceable items such as furniture, electronics, and dishes, then you might not want to spend so much to store them.

When you are looking for a moving and storage company for your valuables, search no further than Charles Moving & Storage Inc.! Our short-term and long-term storage units are perfect for all of your storage needs with a high-level of security and accessible 7 days a week. Contact us today to learn more about all of our storage and long distance moving services!

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