Self Storage Isn’t Just for the Small Stuff
Deciding how to make space around the house can be easier when you consider using self-storage lockers, but remember that larger items can also be put into storage. Cleaning out the kitchen cabinets is one thing but large items such as boats, trailers and even collectible automobiles might have a better home in a self-storage locker.
Storage units have grown over the years, from those that are the size of a closet to those that resemble garages, fulfilling the need for additional space for a large variety of belongings. When considering the use of a storage unit for larger items, you also have to decide if they item you plan to store will survive better in a climate controlled area or if placing it in a unit subject to extreme weather changes will suffice.
Self-storage facilities have matured over the years with both indoor and outdoor facilities offering the opportunity for cars, boats and recreational vehicles to be safely stored, out of the elements and with high security measures keeping them protected. Security is a big deal, especially when storing some of these larger items and most people wouldn’t leave the garage door open with a valuable vehicle inside.
The same precautions should be taken when choosing a self-storage facility for larger items. A few people may be satisfied with a self-storage lot in which their large items are kept outdoors or under a cover while others prefer they are stored in an enclosed garage. Protection from the elements is going to cost more and the value of the item as well as the degree of protection offered will play a major role in how much the owner is willing to pay.
There are many things about which to be concerned when storing large items and it will be up to the owner to decide on the level of protection they want. However an insured facility that offers adequate protection for those large items can add space to the home or garage while protecting the items that simply have no room at home.