Self Storage Tips for New Renters

Many renters find that they simply don’t have enough space. Whether you need to store valuables temporarily while moving or store them long term, renting a storage unit is a clean, convenient and low cost space-saving solution.

Many renters find that they simply don’t have enough space.

Follow these self storage tips when considering a storage facility: 

1. Find a Top Rated Storage Facility Nearby 

Research storage locations that are close to your home and find out what past customers think about the facility. Go with a storage facility that is  . . .

  • A clean, well-maintained property. 
  • Adequate lighting.
  • Video surveillance monitoring.
  • And has staff on location, go with a family run facility.

2. Figure How Much Storage You Will Need 

Before you decide on a storage unit, create a list of everything you plan on placing in storage and for how long you will need a unit. Take measurements of boxes and appliances to help you better decide the storage unit size.

Check out this Self Storage Unit Size Guide to get started.

3. Insure Your Storage Unit 

Storage unit insurance is very inexpensive and will help you in the unlikely event that your belongings are compromised. Contact your current insurance provider for coverage. 

Tips for Packing a Storage Unit

Follow these simple self storage tips to organize your storage unit for easy access.

  • Store large items first and create aisles, so everything is easily accessible.
  • Create an inventory with a diagram that shows where valuables are located. 
  • Label boxes clearly so that you can find what you need easily. 

Storage units can be rented store boats, cars, RVs and motorcycles. Most storage centers offer short and long term options with many sizes to meet your storage needs. Not everything can be stored in a storage unit. There are dangerous or potentially harmful items that simply can not be placed in storage: 

  • Perishable food items.
  • Firearms and ammo.
  • Oil, gasoline, or other combustible materials.
  • Live animals.

Questions about securing a storage unit, learn more by visiting our website and secure your unit online or give us a call. We’re here to help. 

Montgomery Self Storage is your local, family run, neighborhood self storage solution. 

About Montgomery Self Storage

The owners are on the premises where your valuables are stored. They routinely look after your valuables and monitor the storage units with 24/7 security cameras.The community is super safe as are your valuables.

Montgomery Self Storage offers indoor and outdoor units. They are conveniently located right off of route 84 and route 17K just minutes from Stewart Airport in the village of Montgomery. 

Montgomery Self Storage follows state and federal guidelines for social distancing and sanitation. The health and safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority. 

Book a unit online or call us to rent a unit. All Units are cleaned and ready for storage. Please stay safe during your move. 

Montgomery Self Storage
9 Factory Street, Montgomery, NY 12549
Call 845.457.6229

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