10x20 Storage Guide

10x20 storage units are a versatile and practical choice for your storage needs. In this blog post, Store Stuff will explore 9 benefits and uses of 10x20 units. 1. Size Matters: 10x20 units are the best solution for medium-large storage needs. At 200 square feet, they are the size of a typical garage. This amount of room allows you to store items ranging from furniture and appliances to office equipment and business inventory. 2. Declutter and Organize Your Home: A 10x20 storage unit is perfect for decluttering your home. Seasonal items, sports equipment, holiday decorations, and other rarely used belongings can find a new home in the storage unit, freeing up precious space in your living areas. 3. Moving Made Easy: Moving can be a stressful experience, but a 10x20 storage unit can simplify the process. Use it to store your possessions temporarily during the transition or take advantage of its size to declutter before the move. 4. Business Storage Solutions: For small businesses or entrepreneurs, a 10x20 storage unit offers an affordable alternative to renting commercial space. Store excess inventory, equipment, and paperwork securely, allowing you to maintain a well-organized business environment. 5. Hobbies: Do you have hobbies that require a dedicated space? Whether it's woodworking, crafting, or collecting a 10x20 storage unit can serve as your hobby hub, keeping all your supplies and equipment in one place. 6. Vehicles: Apart from personal belongings, some 10x20 storage units are designed to accommodate small vehicles like motorcycles or jet skis. Storing your prized possessions securely can save space in your garage or driveway. 7. Climate Control Options: If you need to store sensitive items like electronics, artwork, or important documents, consider renting a climate-controlled 10x20 storage unit. These units regulate temperature and humidity, ensuring your valuables remain in excellent condition. 8. Security and Peace of Mind: Store Stuff provides advanced security measures, including surveillance cameras, gated access, and secure locks for each unit. Knowing that your belongings are safe and protected will provide you with peace of mind. 9. Cost-Effective Solution: When compared to ...

July 20th, 2023

How Much Can You Fit in a 10x10 Storage Unit?

When it comes to storage, many people are curious about how much stuff can fit in a 10x10 storage unit. Store Stuff will take a look at how much stuff you can fit in a 10x10 storage unit and what types of items are best suited for this size of space. What Is a 10x10 Storage Unit? According to Life Storage, A 10x10 storage unit is the most common sizes for self-storage units. It typically measures 10 feet wide by 10 feet long and has an 8-foot ceiling height. This type of storage unit is ideal for storing furniture, boxes, and other household items that don’t require climate control or special security features. How Much Stuff Can Fit in a 10x10 Storage Unit? The amount of stuff that can fit into a 10x10 storage unit will vary depending on the size and shape of the items being stored. You should be able to fit the contents of a small apartment to a large family room. If you’re storing boxes, you should be able to fit around 100 medium-sized boxes into the unit. If you’re storing furniture, it’s best to measure each piece before placing it in the unit so that you know it will fit properly. 6 Tips For Maximizing Space If you want to maximize your space even further, here are six and tricks that can help: - Use plastic bins instead of cardboard boxes as they stack better and take up less space - Disassemble furniture if possible - Place smaller items inside larger ones (e.g., place books inside drawers) - Utilize vertical space by stacking boxes or using shelves - Place frequently used items near the front for easy access - Use vacuum seal bags for clothing or bedding ...

July 5th, 2023

Summer Moving Tips

Storage Tips

If you’re planning a summer move in Lawrence, here are some tips from Store Stuff Self Storage to make a college dorm move, apartment turnover, or downsizing a smoother process. Plan Ahead: Start planning your move as early as possible to avoid last-minute stress. Create a moving checklist and timeline to keep track of tasks. Hire a Moving Company: Consider hiring a professional moving company to assist you with the heavy lifting and transportation of your belongings. They can help make the process more efficient and less physically demanding. Pack Strategically: Begin packing your items well in advance. Start with non-essential items and gradually pack up the things you won’t need before the move. Label your boxes clearly to make unpacking easier later on. Notify Utilities and Change of Address: Contact your utility providers to schedule disconnection at your current address and connection at your new residence. Additionally, update your address with the post office, banks, schools, credit card companies, and any other relevant institutions. Know Your Lease: Many leases start a week, two weeks, or even a month after your planned move out day. Make sure to know exactly how and when your landlords want you into your new place so you're never scrambling to get your belongings to safe place before your move in day. Arrange Self-Storage: If you need temporary storage for some of your belongings during the move, consider renting a self-storage unit. Self Storage can be difficult to find due to high occupancy rates, but Store Stuff will you help out: At our NEW Lawrence facility, you will find available units in all sizes all featuring: Clean New Units Convenient West Lawrence location near KU Security cameras to watch over your stuff Automated secure access control so only those that belong are in the facility Online 24/7 rentals and payment 7-day per week access (6 am to 10 pm) Climate-controlled indoor units for your sensitive belongings Drive exterior access units for ease of loading and unloading On-site office with moving supplies available Friendly knowledgeable staff to ...

June 13th, 2023

Lawrence, Kansas: A Great Place to Call Home

Lawrence Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas is a great place to live, offering affordable housing options, a strong education system, parks and recreation, and a diversified economy. Lawrence finds itself ranked among the best places to live in the US and as you continue to read this article Store Stuff Inc has put together you will understand why! A perfect college town, home to the University of Kansas and filled with creativity and excitement, Lawrence is just amazing! During basketball season jayhawks are everywhere when the Rock Chalk chant flows out of Allen Fieldhouse as KU scouts out another NCAA championship. Lawrence is also home to Haskell Indian Nations University founded in 1884 to serve students from federally recognized tribes. The city has had significant growth over the past decade as people continue to discover all that Lawrence, Kansas has to offer. If you are looking for employment opportunities University of Kansas, Maximus, LMH Health and Hallmark are some of the larger employers. November to March is for winter weather in Lawrence, Kansas with an average snowfall of 13 inches. During July and August temperatures are in the upper 80s with some humidity year round. Some outdoor activities in Lawrence for you to enjoy include mountain biking, fishing, hiking trails, and swimming. You can find all of this outdoor fun at Clinton State Park. If you prefer more indoor activities Raven Book Store is beloved in Lawrence and Publishers Weekly named it “Book Store of the Year” nationally for 2022! The bookstore started in 1987 as a mystery bookstore, the shelves are currently stocked with a good mix of genres but the mystery section has a strong presence. Weekends are for exploring downtown Lawrence which is filled with farmers markets, restaurants, local shops, and Final Fridays. The last Friday of every month pop-up galleries and entertainment is to be had throughout downtown and the Warehouse Arts District. Head over to the Kansas University Natural History Museum to go back in time 60 million years. ...

August 16th, 2022

Choosing the Perfect Unit

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If you are moving, downsizing, renovating, or just have acquired too much stuff, the need for a self-storage unit may be on your mind. Choosing the best self-storage unit for your needs might seem like a daunting task, but with Store Stuff Inc we make it easy! We are here to assist in guiding you through the steps involved to obtain the perfect self-storage unit for you! The three types of self-storage units you should know about are; climate control, non-climate control, and drive-up self-storage units. Climate-controlled self-storage units are temperature regulated and ideal for items that are sensitive to extreme temperatures such as electronics, wooden furniture, and important documents. Self-storage units that are non-climate controlled do not offer temperature regulation and are typically less expensive than climate control units. These units are best suited for items that can withstand wide temperature fluctuations. Some items that you may store in a non-climate-controlled self-storage unit include holiday decorations, outdoor furniture, and outdoor recreational items. Drive-up self-storage units offer drive-up access to your unit, allowing you to pull right up like a garage. This type of unit is non-climate controlled and is similar to storing items in a garage or outdoor shed. Belongings such as lawn equipment, seasonal decorations, and even seasonal recreational items will do well in this environment. Indoor units are located inside of the main storage building and require you to carry your belongings through the hallways and elevators or stairs to your unit. A lot of facilities offer dollies or carts to assist with this. Be sure to ask when you are shopping for your unit! Climate-controlled storage units are indoors and are temperature regulated for your items that cannot withstand extreme temperatures. Records, antiques, and documents we suggest storing in a climate-controlled self-storage unit. Even though climate-controlled units tend to cost a little more than a non-climate-controlled units, it is worth knowing your belongings will be safe from extreme weather conditions. Many people ...

August 10th, 2022

Choosing the Right Facility for You

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Self-storage is a great solution when you need somewhere to store your belongings. But with so many storage facilities out there, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. When you are in need of a self-storage unit, there are several factors that you need to consider. From the location of the storage facility to hours of operation, and finally a site visit, Store Stuff is here to provide some helpful tips to find the perfect self-storage facility and unit for you! Consider your needs What are you storing and how long do you need to store it? Understanding what you will need to store will help determine what size and type of unit you will need to be looking for. Not all self-storage facilities offer the same variety of storage units. At Store Stuff we have a storage calculator to assist with finding the perfect unit for you! If you need more assistance choosing the correct storage unit size for you, we have storage experts available to help you out during our office hours. Location Once you know what you are planning to store, you may have a better idea of how often you will be visiting your unit. You will want to choose a facility that's close to your home or business so that you can easily access your belongings when you need to. Whether you plan to visit your self-storage unit daily or seasonally will have an impact on this decision. Distance may not be an issue if you do not need to access your self-storage unit frequently. Located conveniently near Kansas University, Store Stuff is close to several neighborhoods and is able to service many communities. Security Take a look at the security features of the facility as well as the extra amenities prior to making a decision on where to store. You want to make sure your belongings are safe and secure and that you will be safe when accessing your storage unit. ...

July 19th, 2022

Check out our latest blog for tips and tricks to make life and storage easier!

Store Stuff Storage

Renting from Store Stuff is the perfect choice for you! We offer a well-lit, safe and secure facility that is completely indoor. While other facilities such as Public Storage or Store Sence offer drive-up units we prefer being indoors, in temperature-controlled units. We offer competitive rates on our storage units along with Life Storage, but with easier access. The price you see online WILL be the same price you pay in store. We pride ourselves on being part of the community we serve. We want to see you, our neighbors, and assist in the ways that we are able. You aren’t just a unit number here! We are involved in our community and mean it when we say locally owned and operated! ...

June 22nd, 2022