Top Reasons To Use Self Storage

Self-storage units provide an economical alternative for people and businesses wishing to keep their assets and belongings in a secure location. For many space for our belongings is limited and accessibility to our possessions is a must.

Here are the top reasons why people use self-storage unit as an extension of their personal or professional space.

Top Reasons to Use Self Storage

Self storage is a low cost, convenient solution to create more space in your home.

When Your Life Is In Transition Or Mobile

While in college, students tend move a lot. It’s a challenge, moving your stuff out at the end of the spring semester and have nowhere to store your stuff for the summer. Renting a storage unit helps relieve the stress of finding a safe and secure place to store all your valuables.

Temporary storage is a perfect solution for frequent travelers whose lifestyle and careers have them on the move to several cities and countries from year to year. Self-storage solves the problem by providing the space and protection necessary for stowing valuables that you can’t take on the road.  Storage rental contracts are flexible as or the number of varying sizes of units to meet your needs.

Business Storage / Archival

Having a storage unit for your business or organization may be ideal to store furniture, inventory, business archives, and important documents that you can’t throw away but don’t have space at the office to store. Self-storage keeps everything safe and easily accessible for whenever you need it.

Office space and warehousing is typically much more expensive than a self storage unit. And  access to inventory and archives is typically available whenever you need it.

Seasonal Storage

Decorations for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, the 4th of July, Halloween ugh, it’s a lot of stuff that is used for a few months at best and then needs to get stowed away. Many don’t have enough space for all the holidays. A self-storage unit can store all the decoration and those seasonal items such as ports equipment, tools and clothes.

Changes in Relationship Status

When a personal relationship ends, invariably one of you will need to move out. That means finding a place and most likely someplace to store your belongings. Alternately, when couples form a new relationship they may both needs a space to temporarily store their valuables.

Either way, a self-storage unit provides a safe, secure, easily accessible solution for your belongings until you can find your new place.  


Many homeowners who are in the process of selling their home and moving to a new location often need temporary storage. Additionally those retiring and moving into a smaller home will need to store that extra stuff that won’t fit into the new home. Conversely those moving into a larger home, may need space for furniture or other things you’ll be buying for your new home. Planning out your space and making your purchases beforehand can make your move much easier.

Self-storage provides a way station for holding your items until such time as you’re ready and able to move them into their new home. This helps you organize what you want to keep while knowing that it will be safe. Then when you are ready you can access everything and move it all in at one time instead of taking multiple trips.


Major repairs and remodeling your home gets messy. Dirt, paint, plaster whoa what a mess. The last thing you’ll need on your carpets, furniture, and appliances is an added layer of dust or building debris. Most likely your going to have to move everything out of the project area and put it somewhere else. Most don’t have a lot of space to begin with, and that’s when a storage space may be ideal.

Simply Running Out of Space

For anyone who’s running out of space for their belongings in their home or office setting, a self-storage unit provides a secure and economical option for accommodating the surplus.

Self-storage units are available in a wide range of sizes, and rental contracts offer both short and longer terms of storage. Make sure to insure your items against theft or damage caused by fire, hurricanes, earthquakes, or other events.

About Montgomery Self Storage NY
Montgomery Self Storage is located in the “picture postcard” village of Montgomery, NY.  We have been serving the greater Hudson Valley since 2005. Our facility is new and growing thanks to the high demand for self storage. Being family owned and operated enables us to be more flexible and competitive with our pricing. Our facility is located right off Route 17K and is surrounded by local shops and restaurants. Our location enables you to multi-task in our lovely village! We offer great specials. We look forward to serving you!

Visit our website or give us a call to secure a space today.

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