Storage Unit Tips for College Students


College students are always on a move be it heading to their parent’s house for a break or relocating to a new school. Plus, they have this notorious habit of collecting vast amount of ‘’stuff’’ in their dorms or apartments. So, Let’s bring an end to the question ‘’where am I going to keep this items?!” Below we have a few self-storage tips for the college students.

Students should look for a facility that is close to their campus. Along with proximity, it is important to ensure that the self-storage facility should offer 7 days access, so that one can retrieve their items whenever they want.

Students need to ensure that the temperature and humidity in the storage unit is reasonable. Otherwise, a good might be affected by the extreme conditions and get damaged.

Students should diligently choose the size of their boxes, depending on the items they need to store. They may also look out for someone, with whom they can share the storage unit, thereby in the process sharing their expenses.

Students should know as to what items to store in what kind of boxes. For example, perishable items, electronics, expensive clothes, important documents should be stored in more durable containers.

Lastly, Students should keep a list of what they have packed in numbered boxes which will help them to unpack quickly and also help them to keep track of their belongings.

Storing away college students’ belongings in a good storage unit is the perfect way to keep your things safe and intact when they are on the move. Storage unit industry is currently booming, and students have many options to choose from.


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