Your closets are full, the spare room has no place for guests and your garage can no longer house your vehicles. You don’t have to get rid of your favorite things to make space. Hold on to your assets and rent a storage unit instead!
Each storage facility has its own set of features, but which will have a unit that will work best for you?
Are you looking for price, convenience, amenities?
Here are a few things to consider when selecting a self-storage unit to hold your items for short- or long-term storage.
- EENY, MEENY, MINY, MO! What do I do? …
What you’re planning to store might steer your decision as to the type and size of unit. If you have heirlooms or antique furniture, a temperature-controlled storage unit may work best. Need to get seasonal decorations or sports equipment out of the way? A small unit could be all you need. Below are some of the different options available in a storage unit.
- Temperature Controlled
- Non-temperature Controlled
- Various Sizes – Tiny to Gigantic
- Indoor Storage
- Drive-up, Ground Level
Providence Self Storage can accommodate most any size unit you need, from a tiny locker-size to medium 2-bedroom house-size to our gigantic 5-7 room garage-size units. We have non-temperature-controlled units, as well as TRUE temperature-controlled storage – meaning both AC and heat.
- A GOOD VALUE
If you’re going to pay for a rental storage unit, you want to believe you’re getting the most for your hard-earned dollars. Rents vary Look into facilities that don’t have hidden rental fees, and have amenities suited to your needs.
Ask how long will my rental rate remain at the current rate?
How often do you increase rental rates?
Do I need to purchase your insurance? If Yes, Why?
PROVIDENCE SELF STORAGE – We also are a Penske Truck rental agent.
You might prefer to rent storage closer to the house, office, a specific neighborhood or landmark. The convenience of a location that is easy to get to from home might be top of your list if plan to store something you’ll need to get to frequently.
PROVIDENCE SELF STORAGE – Serves the Phoenixville, Collegeville, and Oaks Audubon, area. Minutes from Rt. 422 and Downtown Phoenixville.
- SELF STORAGE AMENITIES
You’ve thought about what type of unit you’d like to rent, the possible areas and the cost of renting a storage unit. What about the types of amenities that are offered at most facilities? Some features in the lists below may be more important to you than others. Be sure to look for these when researching storage units for rent.
Storage Facility Security Features
- Perimeter Fencing
- Electronic Gated Entrance
- Video Surveillance
- Daily Storage Unit Access
- Moving and Packing Supplies Sold Onsite
- Month-to-month Leases
When you store your belongings somewhere other than in your home, you want to know that you can trust the storage facility you choose. But what makes a trustworthy storage facility?
- Check their reviews – Look online in places like Yelp or Google for ratings and feedback from customers.
- Look for pictures – Do the photos on their website, social media or from customers match what you can see in person?
- Speak to the staff – Whether you talk to them on the phone or in person, pay attention to the way they speak to you. Do they seem sincere and confident?
The managers at PROVIDENCE SELF STORAGE are the OWNERS they want to be sure you have a quality experience when storing at one of our clean, affordable facilities. Give us a chance to show you we stand behind our words.
ABOUT PROVIDENCE SELF STORAGE
Providence Self Storage is a family owned and operated self-storage and truck rental business. Our facility was built on a tract of property that was family held since 1934, and we are the third-generation owners.
We offer a safe, clean, and well-maintained facility which is fully fenced, gated and under twenty-four-hour video surveillance. Our facility provides standard drive-up units from 5×5 to 15×40 as well as temperature-controlled units from 5×5 to 10×20, all located on one floor for easy access. We are also an agent for Penske, the industry leader in rental trucks.
When you contact Providence Self Storage, you are dealing with one of the facility owners, not an employee which you are likely to find in one of the big box storage companies.
We provide a solution for your personal and business storage situations, as well as rental truck needs and moving and packing supplies.
Our facility is conveniently located minutes from the Oaks Exit of Route 422 in Upper Providence Township, serving Phoenixville, Oaks, Mont Clare, Collegeville and surrounding areas of Montgomery and Chester counties, in SE Pennsylvania.