Choosing the Perfect Unit

Self Storage Tips


Many people find themselves in need of a storage unit at some point in their lives, whether they are moving, renovating their home, or simply have too much stuff. But how can you be sure to select the right storage unit for your needs? This process doesn't have to be complicated. Self Storage New Mexico has a guide that will help you through the steps of finding the best storage unit for your situation. Determine what size unit you need. This will be based on the amount of stuff you need to store. If you are unsure, it is always better to err on the side of a larger unit, as you can always pack it more tightly if needed. Common things we hear from our customers are “I need the biggest unit you have” or “Give me your cheapest unit.” This is typically not the way to go when choosing the correct size for your storage unit. Some questions to ask yourself prior to deciding what unit is best are: How often will you need to access your items? Will I need to add items to my storage unit? What are the largest items I need to store? Can I stack my items to use more space? Once you have an idea of what you are storing it will be easier to start packing. When packing for your storage unit be sure to place items in labeled containers and boxes. You will want to make sure your containers and boxes are sturdy so you can stack items as needed. Being able to use the height in your storage unit could save you a little on cost, you may think you need more space than you actually do. Deciding on what type of self storage you need is the next task to tackle. Climate controlled storage units are ideal for storing items that could be damaged by extreme temperatures. If you're storing things like electronics or furniture, this is the best option. Climate ...



April 6th, 2022