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  • Writer's pictureMegan Armstrong

The Pros and Cons of Choosing the Most Affordable Storage Unit



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What makes a storage unit more affordable than the next? Before you choose the cheapest, consider a few more things.


Is the facility gated?

Facilites without a gate are much less secure. Management should be able to access a log in real time of gate activity.


Do they have a website?

Websites offer many different features. Can you pay online? Can you schedule your move out or transfer units?


How are their reviews?

What do the reviews on Google say? Is this facility difficult to get a hold of? Are they known for constant rate increases?


Do they invest in the property?

In today's day and age, a run down facility shows a lot more than meets the eye. Run down attracts crime.


Are they up to date with latest legal trends?

Industry standards change. Sure, a facility may be more affordable, but they likely aren't investing in continuing education either. Regulatory standards change.


Is it actually affordable?

While it may be tempting to just go with the cheapest option, sometimes you get what you pay for. Sometimes you'll find more value if you dig deeper and add

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