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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Storing During Summertime

May 24, 2021
Photo of an airplane flying over a Modern Storage facility through a clear, blue summer sky.

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Summertime is always our busiest time of year. Considering you might be moving, remodeling, vacationing, or de-cluttering right now, it’s probably your busiest time, too!

Renting a storage unit can be the perfect solution for taming your stress, especially if you know what you want to get out of it going into it. That’s why we put together this questionnaire to help you determine exactly what you need out of summertime storage.

If you read our wintertime storage guide, you know we know what we’re talking about. Let our storage experts show you the way to storage success!

What are my summer storage options?

The first question you need to ask yourself this time of year is what kind of storage do you need and what kinds of options are offered at storage facilities near you?

Between our locations in Bentonville, Little Rock, and Maumelle, you can find outdoor, drive-up access storage units; indoor, climate-controlled storage units; storage lockers; RV storage units; boat storage units; and more.

Should I store indoors or outdoors?

Once you explore your summer storage options, you can start to narrow your selection down by deciding whether you should store inside or outside.

Storing in an outdoor unit is like storing items in your garage or a shed. If they aren’t sensitive to heat and humidity, your belongings will be just fine.

But if you want to limit their exposure to the elements, an indoor storage unit is a better option. Some items may even require climate controlled (or temperature controlled) storage.

Is climate control right for me?

Leaning towards storing indoors? Now, it’s time to ask yourself if climate control storage is the right choice for you.

We highly recommend climate control to prevent mold, mildew, dryness, bugs, and more from infiltrating your storage unit. So much can go wrong if you don’t go this direction, which is what makes it such a safe bet during summertime.

Explore our Climate Control FAQ for more information.

Will my belongings fit in a storage locker?

Did you know we offer a 4x4 storage locker? It’s our smallest and most affordable climate control storage option, starting at just $38 a month.

If you will only be storing a few boxes from your dorm room or small supplies for your hobbies, a storage locker might be the solution you’ve being looking for.

Ask yourself if a storage locker will be the perfect fit here.

Do I have the right moving supplies?

Once you decide what kind of storage unit you need, the real hard work begins. You have to pack everything up and move it all!

Ask yourself if you have all the necessary supplies for your big move, and don’t forget to reserve our moving truck. It’s available FOR FREE to all new storage customers renting a 5x5 unit or larger.

If you have any other questions about storing during summertime, find a Modern Storage® location near you and give our experts a call. We are happy to help store you away in style!

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