About self storage in Connecticut
Looking for storage in Connecticut?
Known as the “Constitution State” and the “Nutmeg State,” Connecticut is bordered by Rhode Island to the east and Massachusetts to the north and New York to the west and south. Connecticut is part of the New England region. The southwestern part of Connecticut makes up a portion of the New York Metropolitan Area. Connecticut contains 3.4 million residents and is the 4th most densely populated state. StorageFront currently lists 101 storage facilities in Connecticut.
The first ever insurance companies were in Hartford, with the first hedge funds following in Fairfield County. Today, Connecticut ranks as the highest per capita income, Human Development Index and median household income state in the country.
The state capital is Hartford, while other major cities include: Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, New Britain, and Bristol.
Are you a student? Looking for a storage facility geared around student storage? Connecticut is home to many colleges and universities. Famously among them are, Yale University (New Haven), one the of the largest employers in the state, Trinity College (Hartford), Wesleyan University (Middletown), University of Hartford (West Hartford), Post University (Waterbury), Connecticut College (New London), United States Coast Guard Academy (New London), University of Bridgeport (Bridgeport), American School for the Deaf (Hartford), Quinnipiac University (Hamden), Fairfield University (Fairfield), Sacred Heart University (Fairfield), Connecticut State University System, and the University of Connecticut (Storrs, Mansfield), the highest ranked public university in New England according to the U.S. News and World Report.
If you’re a college student and you want to stick around for the summer, look to StorageFront for mini storage in your area. Make sure to ask for student discounts and short–term contracts, as well which self storage facilities charge late fees. Also, ask if 24–hour access to storage units is available.
Mid–Connecticut features a humid continental climate, while other parts, such as the shoreline features a humid subtropical climate with seasonal extremes influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Bridgeport, as with other New York Metropolitan areas, has a humid subtropical climate under the Koppen Climate Classification system. Winters are generally cold, with average temperatures ranging from 31 degrees Fahrenheit in the southeast to 23 degrees Fahrenheit in the northwest in January. On average is there is about 25–100 inches of snow a year across Connecticut and frequent rainfall in the spring. The summers are hot and humid throughout the state, with average highs in New London reaching 81 degrees Fahrenheit and 87 degrees Fahrenheit in Windsor Locks. Fall temperatures are mild, as the trees change beautiful colors during October and November.
When choosing your storage unit, take the weather into account. Do the outdoor units have a proper drainage system, and basic moisture protection? Depending on what you wish to store, a climate controlled unit could be your best friend. Items such as photographs, furs, furniture, paper, leather, and other such belongings are more susceptible to heat and humidity damage.
Refer to StorageFront’s Packing and Storage Tips for more info on storage unit types, and storage facilities, to meet your individual needs.
Make sure to Google crime rates in your area. Property crimes account for around 90.3% of crime in Connecticut according to www.nicic.gov, and the remaining 7.3% consists of violent crime. If you live in a high crime area, search for a storage facility that features video surveillance and gated premises.
When looking for self storage in Connecticut, visit StorageFront. To learn more useful tips and to read about valuable self storage information, visit Storage Tips.