Coming Up with a Storage Plan

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When it comes to self-storage, it’s always good to have a plan, no matter if you’re storing your own things, you and the family have boxes to keep safe, or you’re living with roommates who need to protect their belongings. At EZ Storage® in St. Louis, we can help you find the perfect storage unit for as long as you need!

Every one of our storage centers in the greater metro area offers units on a month-to-month basis, so you can rent for the time you need without worrying about paying for the entire year. Visit us today to learn more!


For Yourself

If you live on your own, or you’re going through your personal belongings, and you’ve decided that storage is a good option, then a smaller unit can be a great choice. You might only have a few boxes or small pieces of furniture, and a 5’ x 5’ or 5’ x 10’ space can keep everything safe.

When making a plan for your personal items, take time to think about what can be left in storage for a long time and what you might need in the near future. As you’re organizing your unit, be sure to put the long-term items in the back and the things you’ll need near the front. Also, be sure that you leave yourself plenty of room to walk and maneuver within the unit.

For Your Family

You and your family may have a lot of stuff that you cherish and want to keep safe. From heirlooms and antiques to sports gear and family photos, you might have several boxes that are taking up space in your basement, attic, and/or garage. While you want to keep all of these items, you don’t like all the room they’re occupying in your home.

It can be extremely beneficial to go through these boxes with your family and decide what should be kept and what can be tossed or donated. For those items that you want to keep, we can help you find a suitable storage unit that will protect your things for as long as you need. If you have items that you want to sell or donate, but aren’t sure what price you want or where you’ll give them away, you can put them in storage and get them out of the house for the time being.

With Your Roommates

Living with roommates can be very rewarding, but it can also create clutter, especially if you or your roommates let their belongings extend all over the house or apartment. Renting a storage unit together can cut down on the clutter, and each person can pick boxes or items that they want to keep safe.

When planning for storage with roommates, be sure to talk about how many items, boxes, or tubs everyone can put in the space, as well as what the monthly cost will be. Splitting the rent two or three ways can make it much more affordable, and you’ll know that the house or apartment is cleaner and your personal possessions are well protected.

At EZ Storage®, we love helping people find the right self-storage solutions. Visit us today to get started!