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12 Reasons to Rent a Storage Unit You Might Not Have Thought of:

In our fast-paced world, where life demands flexibility and adaptability, the need for affordable additional storage space has become more important than ever. Whether you're in the midst of a home renovation, downsizing, or simply moving to another area, renting a storage unit can be the key to securing your belongings and peace of mind. Here are 12 reasons why you should consider renting a storage unit: 


  • Decluttering: Store seasonal items or belongings that are not currently in use to create more space in your home or office. Christmas decorations and summer items or toys do not need to take up any more space in your home or garage when renting a small storage unit is an option.

  • Moving: Use a storage unit as a temporary solution during a move, especially if there is a gap between moving dates from one place and another. Start your move by organizing your belongings into a storage unit for better organization during your move!

  • Renovations & Remodeling: Keep your furniture and other belongings safe during home renovations or remodeling projects to prevent any damage or dust/dirt on your belongings. Renting a storage unit can give you peace of mind during this process.

  • Downsizing: When moving to a smaller home, a storage unit can provide more space for items you want to keep but don't have room for in your new living space.  Things you want to pass on to family members or just to give you some extra space a storage unit can let you keep those cherishables without needing to get rid of them.

  • VRBO & Airbnb: Use a storage unit when you are renting out a property and want to store items that you don't want your renters to use or to keep seasonal items for use at your rental property.

  • Traveling or Working Abroad: Store your belongings while traveling or working abroad to avoid the cost and hassle of moving everything or finding a new place upon your return. A storage unit can give you the flexibility and safety of storing your belongings at a family-owned storage facility.

  • Vehicle & Toy Storage: Keep toys such as boats, RVs, motorcycles, or classic cars in a secure storage facility during periods when they're not in use to keep them safe from the elements and give you more space at home.

  • Business Storage: Store excess inventory, equipment, or documents if your business does not have the space for it, or to open up more business space without committing to a larger commercial property.

  • Staging a Home for Sale: If you are staging your home for sale a storage unit can add great value by storing your items to help free up the space in your home to make that sale!

  • College Students & Parents: For students who live in dormitories or rented apartments, a storage unit can be a perfect place to store belongings during summer breaks, studying abroad, or between living spaces. While also allowing parents to have usable space while holding onto their college student's items if housed at home.

  • Temporary Living Situations: If you are in temporary housing or between permanent residences, a storage unit can house your belongings until you find a more permanent solution while keeping your belongings safe at affordable prices.

  • Hobbies & Collections: Store hobby-related items, collectibles, or seasonal items that take up space in your home, garage, and closets such as sports gear, holiday decorations, camping equipment, etc.

From providing a secure haven for your priceless memories and belongings to offering a temporary space during transitions, storage units have been indispensable for many individuals and families. Renting a storage unit can be a practical solution for many situations. 

If you have any questions about the size or what can be stored, give us a call or send us a message.

ConStar Self Storage (616) 836-1924      Click here for email


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