As we go through life, we accumulate things—furniture, keepsakes, artwork, exercise equipment, and so much more. Before the advent of storage, you either had to sell these items, give them away, or ask a friend to use some space in their home. There are better options now. With West Coast Self-Storage, you have the ability to keep the things you want to keep, knowing that they will be safe and accessible when you want to retrieve them.
There are a multitude of reasons for wanting to rent a storage unit. If you’re reading this, you may already know why you need one. But let us offer you some ideas of how storage can benefit you.
Size of Living Space
Depending on where you live and what type of housing arrangement you have, storage space might be a big factor. Condos, apartments, townhouses all have issues with the amount of storage available. Renting a storage locker-one that is nearby and has long access hours-can help you mitigate your storage conundrum.
Whether you’re moving across the city or across the country, getting your possessions there can be a logistical nightmare. Sometimes you have to be out of your original home, but can’t get into the new place right away. Or maybe you have been transferred and are moving into a temporary living arrangement. Putting your belongings in a storage rental during this time makes a lot of sense.
Remember when you first moved into your home? It was empty and seemed so big. That was before you filled it with thing like entertainment centers, appliances, sofas, lamps, bookshelves, treadmills, and grandma’s favorite easy chair. Now you find it difficult to make your way to the kitchen from the living room. By moving some of the less necessary items into a storage locker, you can return your home back to a livable space.
There are plenty of other reasons to use a storage facility too. If you collect things, putting them in storage unit keeps them safe. If you only use the items during a certain time of year—for example lawn furniture or bikes in the summer, or holiday decorations in the winter—keeping them in storage keeps them out of the way until you need them. Speaking of the holidays, if you need to make room for guests or need a good hiding spot for the presents you’ve bought, why not rent a small storage unit? Your family won’t find out what they’re getting until you want them to.
Let us be your partner in helping you decide the size and type of storage you’ll need for your items. Stop by one of our locations and talk to our knowledgeable store managers. They can show you the units available and get you comfortable with the process.