Students and active military members are clients that have unique needs because of the nature of their schedules. Most storage facilities in Columbia offer discounts to students, and discounts and different policies for active military members. Please call your local facility or see our <a href='/university-self-storage/'>students</a> and <a href='/military-self-storage/'>active military members</a> pages to get detailed and updated information.
You have 113 facilities to choose from in Columbia. Access hours range from 8 to 24 hours a day. Please contact your local facility for more specific information about your unit.
Most storage facilities in Columbia accept deliveries for their customers so that they don't have to go through the process of moving every time they need something to be placed in their storage units. They will keep your items in the office and will inform you when they arrive so that you can place them in your storage unit at your convenience.
Yes, climate-controlled spaces are available in Columbia due to the varying weather. Temperatures range from 32.0 to 37.4, which can dramatically affect things in your storage unit. For storing items such as wine, wooden items, electronics, metals, artwork, etc. storage facilities recommend that you rent a climate-controlled unit. For questions and more details, please contact a local facility.
Some factors to keep in mind when choosing a storage facility in Columbia are: weather, peak rush hour times, items that you will be storing, and location within Columbia.
In Columbia, there are 113 storage facilities, with a total of 159 storage units. Storage unit sizes generally range from 1' X 1' to 50' X 100'. Call one of your local facilities to have a representative find what size unit is best for you.
No, storage facility employees do not have copies of the keys used for the units. If you lose your key, check with the facility for lock cutting fees. They may also be able to sell another lock and key to you.
Storage companies in Columbia offer a month-to-month lease. If for some reason you would like to cancel your lease during a particular month, please contact one of the facility managers to assist you.
We recommend that you get insurance for your belongings because the contents of the units are not insured through storage facilities.
Security is every storage operator's priority. Speak with the storage manager of a facility of your liking in Columbia to find out what security measures they take to protect your belongings.
Storage managers would be happy to help you determine which size unit is best for you so that you're not paying for a 50' X 100' unit when you really need a 1' X 1' unit. Please reference our <a href='/size-guide/' class='size_guide_pop_over'>size guide</a> for more information.
Most storage companies in Columbia only provide invoices upon request.
Yes, storage managers can provide you with tips and techniques on how to most efficiently utilize your storage space. Their hope is that you can have easy access to your items and that your storage space is worth every penny of your money.
Most facilities in Columbia schedule professional pest control services every month, and twice a month during summer months.
Most storage facilities accept cash, credit cards, or checks. Always ask about autopay, it's faster and much more convenient.
No, storage facilities do not provide movers. However, managers and team members would be happy to provide you with a list of reliable and reasonably priced movers in Columbia. See our <a href='#'>resource guide</a> for movers in Columbia.
Generally the prices of storage units in Columbia vary based on the size of the storage unit and the location of the unit in the facility. Prices range between 0.99 and 1050.99, but representatives can better assist you once they have the details of your storage needs.
Drive-up storage units are typically more expensive and not as clean as interior units. Drive-up units are more exposed to the elements (water, dust, etc.) and are therefore not as clean as interior units. Interior units, on the other hand, have a much better climate. Essentially, the desire to rent a drive-up unit comes from clients thinking that they will be visiting their unit very frequently, which is surprisingly not the case. Most people don't come to their units as often as they think they will, so given the cost and cleanliness issues, it's better to rent an interior storage unit.
No, no one in the storage facilities has access to your space unless you specifically ask them or give them the right to do so. For example, you may want them to have access to your unit for things you may want delivered directly to your unit.
Yes, most storage facilities sell boxes of various sizes, tape, bubble wrap, labels, and other items for your packing and moving needs.
Once you move in and feel that you need to move into a smaller or bigger space, storage facilities are happy to accommodate your move. Before renting a space, it is recommended that you speak to a storage facility representative to help you find the best sized unit for your needs. If things change through the course of your lease, they will help make the transition to your next unit as efficient and simple as possible. We also have a <a href='/size-guide/' class='size_guide_pop_over'>size guide</a> that may answer some preliminary questions you may have.