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Location 
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Description
$ 150
Mar 2007
Quakertown, PA
Monthly charge for a large storage unit  more... close row
$ 70
Jun 2008
Somerville, MA
Rented yearly, paid monthly  more... close row
$ 60
Jan 2008
Houston, TX
Bad experience with small storage unit  more... close row
$ 45
May 2007
Ashland City, Tn
Price per month for 15ftx5ft storage space  more... close row
$ 45
Jan 2007
Stevens Point, WI
Ten foot by ten foot storage unit well lit at night  more... close row
$ 33
Apr 2008
La Crescent, MN
Smallest storage shed available  more... close row

Description of service

We use storage space provided in a large shed by a commercial storage rental company. We have approximatly 12 feet in depth by 5 feet in width, and about 8 feet in height. This is the smallest of the shed sizes available, and the cheapest priced size.


Review of Service

The shed fits all of our extra boxes and totes, but if you are in the process of moving there probably isn't going to be enough room for you. Overall, I was happy enough for the extra space in my house, but the price seems a little steep just to have a few boxes in a shed. I'd say, unless you're moving or really, really, don't have the room, you're going be better off saving your money for a year and putting up a shed in your backyard, if possible. Also, we had just gotten our stuff out of the place when the whole thing flooded and everyone's stuff was ruined. If you do use storage places, put your precious and non-waterproof things raised off the floor.


Tips

You have to put down a down payment. If you aren't on time you have to pay a fee, which is unwaivable. If you are late too often you forfeit your down payment. If you don't pay for three months you forfeit all your items. They will come and lock you out. Then, if you aren't threatened into giving them the money, they have the right to take your stuff. So, make sure you keep up payments, especially if you have a lot of pricey valuables.


$ 75
Mar 2007
Dallas, TX
Reasonable rate for storage space  more... close row
$ 120
Jun 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Storage space a good idea when between homes  more... close row
$ 43
May 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Five foot by five foot climate controlled storage space  more... close row
$ 90
Jun 2006
Berkeley, CA
Storage Unit for $90/month  more... close row
$ 75
May 2008
Cedar Park, TX
Ten foot by ten foot storage not climate controlled  more... close row
$ 55
May 2008
Ottawa KS
10 by 10 foot metal storage unit  more... close row
$ 25
May 2008
Hilliard, Ohio
Storage space good but hours inconvenient  more... close row