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Are long-term storage solutions offered?

Yes, Extra Space Storage offers long-term self storage. Whether you're moving to a new home, storing a vehicle, starting a major home renovation, or going through a major life transition, we have long-term storage solutions that will fit your needs!

Customers who are in need of a long-term storage unit have the option to prepay on a yearly basis (12 months). We also rent our storage units on a month-to-month basis, giving customers the flexibility to rent as long as necessary.

When packing for long-term storage, consider these tips for packing and organizing a storage unit:

  • Use free-standing shelving units and labeled plastic storage bins to maximize your storage space and keep everything organized so you can easily find things when you need them.

  • When possible, take furniture apart to prevent damage and give you more space. Cover all pieces with sheets or breathable blankets to protect your items from dirt and moisture.

  • Protect temperature-sensitive items from extreme heat, cold, and humidity by renting

    climate-controlled storage. These units typically maintain temperatures between 55 and 80 degrees year-round.

  • When storing clothes, place them in plastic containers and add silica packets or oxygen absorbers to prevent mold. Use garment bags for items that need to be hung up.

  • Clean your appliances and spray for pests to prepare them for storage. Make sure everything is completely dry before putting them in your unit to prevent mold.

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