There are many factors to keep in mind when considering different storage rentals and unit opportunities, including your storage needs, location of the facility, and hours of operation, security and total cost. Depending on your needs in a storage facility, you can choose between several facility options, each offering different positive and negative attributes, to select the option that is best for you.
Indoor storage units are a popular choice, as they allow you to store your precious items in a secure and weather proof location. There are two different indoor storage options to choose from depending on the items you have to protect. Temperature or climate controlled storage units are the perfect solution to protect items such as art, antique furniture, appliances and electronics. The temperature inside of these storage rental units is monitored and maintained at a comfortable level.
Non-temperature controlled units are the second option for indoor storage units and unlike the alternative, they are not climate controlled. Ideal items to store in these rentals include paperwork, sporting equipment, clothing and other household items that will not be affected by constantly changing temperatures. Both of these indoor unit styles are available in many different sizes, and can be rented for specific periods of time.
You can also rent exterior storage units for larger items, such as cars, boats, farm equipment and recreational vehicles. These storage units are much larger and are housed in garage like compartments without climate control. Boat storage is very common in most storage facilities and allows owners to safely protect their property over the course of the winter. Winter boat storage can be an expensive venture; therefore it is important that you are aware of what to look for in a facility before you make a month’s long commitment.
The location of your unit is very important, as you will want to access your stowed boat easily and promptly, especially as the warm weather arrives in the spring. Choosing a convenient, locally operated facility will allow you to check in on your stored boat and other items, whenever you would like. Choosing a facility with limited hours is another common mistake to avoid. Many storage facilities offer their clients 24 hour per day access to their belongings. This is ideal, so you can access your belongings whenever you would like. Security is also a very important factor to consider and most facilities offer security features including: video surveillance, alarm systems, on site staff who conduct daily facility checks, gated entrances and motion sensors. These security features will offer you peace of mind and knowledge that your items are as safe as they would be in your own home. The cost of a storage facility is also an important factor to consider when searching for winter boat storage. Many facilities offer competitive pricing, however it is important to base your decision on all of the factors, not just the price.
There are many factors to keep in mind when considering different storage rentals and unit opportunities, including your storage needs, location of the facility, and hours of operation, security and total cost.