Do you need a storage unit that goes way beyond a few weeks?
Long term storage is becoming commonplace, people are renting storage units on a seemingly permanent basis. Those in apartments or smaller houses discover that some belongings are more suitable for garage type storage. This includes belongings out of season. In winter they need storage space for motorcycles, mountain bikes, fishing gear, and playground equipment.
In late spring, and the winter gear takes root, with the skis, sleds, and snowmobiles being put into storage, and the summer equipment coming out. Many have growing families and discover that they need more space for a while until their children decide to leave. If you fit any of the above, read on and review everything you need to know about acquiring a long-term storage unit.
Should you choose interior or exterior long term storage?
The storage facilities offer indoor access units and outdoor access units. The sizes of the indoor units range from 5×5 to 10×15. The outdoor units are 5×5 up to 12×30. The benefits of storage units for outdoor units are that it is easy to unload or load your belongings. However, if you are storing in the long term, there are benefits for indoor units, which remain cleaner.
Although there may be rubber seals on the bottom of the external unit doors, the dust still enters. No matter what the weather outside, even if it’s at 100 degrees or if there’s a foot of snow in the winter, you can still see clean, dry halls where you can sort your belongings.
Dollies and garage storage shelves for your Salisbury NC storage unit
Garage storage shelves have industrial strength and are 6 ‘high, 6.5’ long and 2 ‘deep. You can find smaller shelves that are more suitable for a 5’ wide unit. Dollies can be used to stack plastic boxes, this trick works with boxes up to four or five in height, depending on the size.
This allows you to quickly relocate the entire stack of boxes by rolling them to another location in your long term storage unit.
Salisbury NC climate controlled storage units are better for long term storage
Another advantage with internal climate controlled storage is they are better protected against mice which can be attracted to warm places to hide and any crumbs of food that may be in coat pockets or in the bottom of drawers.
If you are looking for long term storage and want to know more, it is easy to contact Mr. Storage and the staff can go through all your options for unit size, and the affordable rates you can be looking to pay. Storage units are becoming more popular, so you are better grabbing one now before you find there are no available storage units near me, or near you.
Mr. Storage is locally owned and managed with affordable prices. We have storage facilities in Concord, Salisbury, Harrisburg, Kannapolis, and Midland. Contact us today to reserve your unit.