Organizing Your Self Storage Unit

Organization


Are you thinking about renting a storage unit? Congratulations! That's a significant first step towards becoming a more organized person. It's also the first step to getting your home, office, or other space back from that messy monster. With kids, pets, and a busy schedule, clutter can take over in no time. With the addition of self-storage space, you can reduce the amount of clutter in your home and sort through the items at your own pace. Whether you rent a climate-controlled storage unit or a non-climate one, you'll need to set up your unit so that essential items are easily accessible. The ultimate goal in planning out your storage space is that when the time comes, and you need something from your storage unit, you know where it is and have quick access to it. What You Should Know Before Organizing Your Storage Unit Before you start, take a few minutes to understand key facts about storage units. These are helpful to know if you have never rented a storage unit before or want to become better prepared for the experience. • Cost of renting storage units - The cost will vary depending on where you live and where you rent, but expect to pay anywhere from $90 to $200 per month for a standard 10'x10' unit. • Accessibility of storage units - While storage units are great for keeping stuff out of the way, you will need to know the facility's access hours. Some facilities offer 24-hour access with keypad codes, while others have stricter access hours. Storage facilities commonly have gate and security cameras to keep your items secure. • Insurance & protection - If you're storing expensive items, it's essential to know what kind of insurance and protection your storage facility offers. Does your storage company have a policy on the goods stored in the facility? Do they cover flood damage? Many facilities will offer tenant protection insurance as part of their monthly bundled rate. ...



July 27th, 2022