You've made the decision that you need
extra storage near Manhattan. Now you have to decide what self-storage unit is right for you. There
are many different considerations that go into choosing a storage facility
and an individual unit. Here are some of the things you should consider
when selecting a storage facility.
Size is, of course, the first and possibly the most important thing you
need to decide on when selecting a storage facility. Most storage facilities
offer sizing guidelines to help you choose the right fit. You can also
find storage calculators online. Don't forget that you can stack boxes,
but you won't want them stacked from floor to ceiling, as they will
be difficult to access. It's also advisable to choose a unit with
enough space for you to keep an access lane open for walking around so
that all of your belongings are within easy reach.
Ask about Security
Security is a major concern in a storage facility. You need to feel confident that
your belongings will be adequately protected. Find out what kind of security
system the property has and whether they have video surveillance, security
guards, and on-site managers around the clock to ensure the units aren't
Understand the Access Hours
It's important that your storage unit be available to you when it fits
into your schedule, so investigate the hours of operation of your facility.
The office hours are the times during which someone is on-site to deal
with rentals and other concerns. Gate hours are the times during which
you can come in and out of the facility. Make sure these times fit into
At Chelsea Mini Storage, we offer a range of
storage unit sizes and an around-the-clock, multi-layered security system for the ultimate
protection. To find out if we have the right storage unit for your needs,
call (866) 755-9101.