Finding a Local Storage Unit

Do you have too much stuff and nowhere to put it all? Storage units are a great way to reduce clutter in your home and better utilize space within it. Storage units are readily available in most towns, although they are not always easy to spot. With a proper storage unit, you can easily put away the stuff you need for later. Whether for short-term storage or long-term storage, many storage units are surprisingly affordable, giving you the priceless space you need for your belongings. The top storage unit companies are Public Storage, Extra Space and UHAUL. If you are in need of a storage unit, but need help finding one, check out these most frequently asked questions about finding local storage units in your area.

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  1. Does the company offer climate control?
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    Climate control is an important thing to look for if you are going to be storing heat=sensitive items in your storage unit. UHAUL storage facilities offer climate controlled units, but you may be able to find them at other select locations too.

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  2. Where can I find portable storage units?
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    Not all storage units are permanent. Portable units are readily available from companies like UHAUL. U-Box containers from UHAUL can be easily moved wherever you need – right to your doorstep. From there they can be dropped off and picked up at any time, and will be stored in a secure warehouse.

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  3. What can you tell me about Extra Space Storage?
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    Extra Space Storage is another company that excels when it comes to self-storage. They will help you pack, move and store all of your belongings, making it the perfect choice for those looking to move within the area or out of their current area into another.

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  4. What can you tell me about UHAUL?
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    UHAUL, in addition to renting out their famous moving trucks, also offers storage units for storing stuff. This is ideal if moving is not as simple as getting from point A to point B. No long-term contracts are required and items are always secure.

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  5. How can I find a local storage unit?
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    Finding a local storage unit is as easy as visiting the website of the company you are interested in. Whether you are looking for a UHAUL, Extra Space or Public Storage unit, you’ll simply need to use the location search bar by typing your zip code or the city and state in which you live. If there are no units close by, consider choosing a different storage company.

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  6. How much will storage cost me?
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    Storage is usually not that expensive. For the most part, you are likely to pay around $50 and possibly even less for a regular storage unit. Currently, Public Storage is offering first month’s storage for just $1 so you can try it out before you commit. UHAUL is offering the first month for free with the purchase of a one-way equipment rental.

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  7. When will I have access to my storage unit?
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    For the most part, storage units are easily accessible during most hours of the day. Public Storage allows access from 6 in the morning to 9 at night. However, if that doesn’t quite cut it for you, UHAUL offers access to your unit at any time, 24/7, for even greater flexibility.

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  8. What can you tell me about Public Storage?
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    Public Storage units are available nationwide, offering multiple storage facilities in cities all over the country. Starting in 1972, Public Storage has expanded its presence to become one of the most recognized names when it comes to storage.

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