How Much Do Storage Units Cost?

Closets overflowing? Rooms overcrowded? Home overcluttered? Renting a self-storage unit is a great way to get stuff out of the way and clear out that room you’ve been using as a “temporary” hiding place for belongings you don’t use often, but still want to keep. But what will it cost you? This episode of Flex […]

Hi guys, welcome to Flex TV. My name is Hope and I will be answering all of your storage-related questions. Today’s question comes from Barb and Barb wants to know, what a lot of us wants to know, how much do storage units cost? Well obviously if you want to store something you want to make sure that it’s actually worth it, you want to plan your budget accordingly, so you want to know about what you’re going to spend, you want to get a ballpark, and I get it. But the short answer is there is no short answer. Because actually the rent of your storage unit depends on a lot of different things, like what size is your storage unit gonna be? How much space do you need? Is it a five by five? Is it a 15 by 25? It makes a huge difference in price. The other thing is, of course, duration. How long do you plan to store for? Most storage facilities will offer you a lower monthly rate if you commit to a longer period of time ahead of time. So if you’re storing for one year as opposed to storing month by month, you’re going to get quite a sizable discount. Another thing is Seasonality it changes so much the prices between storage for summer for winter Normally during the summertime the prices will be higher and during the wintertime the prices will be lower But it also obviously depends on your location where you’re at how many storage units are available it’s basic supply and demand math, so it’s going to change all the time. And of course another really important thing to a lot of us is having a climate controlled unit if we want to protect really delicate stuff in storage. So climate control can raise the price of a storage unit by even 50 percent. So really there is no short answer, there is no way to answer how much a storage unit costs, and there’s no way around just doing your research. Luckily we live in an era where everything is online and really readily available so do your research, go into each website, compare prices according to the size that you need, according to your duration, and see what’s going to be worth your while. Make your decision based on research and don’t just wing it. It’s always a good idea to plan your budget ahead of time that way you’re prepared and you don’t have any surprises at the end of the month. So thanks Barb, I hope I answered your question.

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