4 Self Storage Tips for College Students this Summer
Finals are coming up, airline tickets are being bought, and summer trips are being planned, but what about your dorm room belongings? We thought we would help students out during this busy time by offering up some helpful self storage tips that might make the transition smoother.
- Get an idea of how much stuff you have. Figure out what you will be taking home for the summer and what you want to put away in storage. Having an idea of how much stuff you are storing will help you better pick a unit size that will fit your needs.
- Start looking for a storage unit ASAP. It will give you more options and will usually lead to a lower price! Don’t wait until the last minute and end up having to pay for a bigger unit than you need.
- Do your research. Call around to different storage facilities near your campus and figure out what kind of college deals are being offered as well as the specifics of the lease agreement. Some questions you might want to ask: Do you offer month-to-month rentals and do you offer pro rates?
- Cutting Costs. As we mentioned above, the sooner you rent the better the deal you will get usually. Another option is to consider splitting a unit with a few of your friends. (Just make sure to figure out the payment plan in advance as most self storage facilities will only allow one name on the lease)
For more information and to find an A-1 Self Storage near you, visit our website: http://www.a1storage.com/student_storage.