Self Storage, Moving and Packing Tips



Climate control maintains a steady temperature of 55–80° using central air conditioning and heat. This insulates your things from the damage that severe hot or cold weather can cause to items stored in storage units.
Self-storage is an excellent option for storing overflow of many different types of materials from your home or business. Extra Space frequently gets questions about what is acceptable to store so we've compiled a list to provide more information on what works for storage.
When selecting a self storage facility you'll want to understand what kind of security is in place to keep your items secure. Since security measures vary according to facility policy, cost, and even geographic location we've put together a list of some things to keep in mind when looking for self storage.
At Extra Space, we find that most of our business owners make use of self storage not just for long-term, but also for short-term solutions. Take advantage of our tips to make the best use of your storage space.
Estimating how much space you will need for your storage items can be easy if you know what you want to store. Here are some simple guidelines to assess your self storage needs.
Whether you are planning to store business or personal belongings it's important to insure them since items in self storage aren't generally covered by other policies such as homeowner or rental insurance.
Any type of vehicle can be stored in self storage to free up space in your garage. We've compiled some considerations and common requirements for storing your vehicle at a self storage facility.
See our tips for packing and storing so your things are organized and accessible.
See our tips for packing and storing so your things are organized and accessible.
These are the three most common types of space for self storage. Review our guide to understand the differences and decide which type is right for you.
Once the decision to move things into storage is made, the next step is to decide how to pack them correctly. See our tips for selecting and making the most of your packing materials.