Choosing the Perfect Unit

Storage Tips

If you are moving, downsizing, renovating, or just have acquired too much stuff, the desire 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, 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 unit, ...

August 10th, 2022

Choosing the Right Facility for You

Storage Tips

Self storage can be 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 location of the storage facility to hours of operation, and finally a site visit, we are 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 ...

July 19th, 2022