How to find Cheap Storage in San Diego

How to find Cheap Storage in San Diego

Many people opt to put some of their belongings in cheap storage in San Diego when they are moving which is somewhat like putting a jigsaw puzzle together.  On the one hand you have the movers packing and loading for your move while on the other you’ve decided to put some of your items into a storage facility.  So if everything doesn’t fit just right, you’re going to have potentially costly problems.

How can We help?

If you’re planning on putting some items into storage for the short-term, Eckert’s Moving and Storage can make your job easier by transporting those items to the storage facility you’ve chosen.  As consumers, we tend to take a DIY approach to putting things in cheap storage in San Diego.  However, when you’re talking about an entire household in between moves, hiring professional movers to help is a smart idea.  If you decide to go this route, the following information could be very useful.

How is putting your belongings in storage relative to logistics?

From a business perspective, logistics is how the flow of consumer goods is managed between their origination point and the consumer.  Just like logistics, there are 3 key elements involved when putting your items into a storage facility:

  • building platforms to enable and optimize the routing of your belongings
  • networking with professional movers to manage the handling of your items
  • using storage facilities as a starting, middle, and ending point for those items

In order to ensure the proper handling of your items while you’re moving, you can see why storage of those items can be a key component in the relocation process. It becomes easier especially if you are moving on a short-term basis and need your possessions when you move back. Conversely, if you are downsizing, you might need to put the extra belongings into the storage.

How do you find cheap storage in San Diego?

If this is your first time renting and using a storage facility for some of your belongings while moving, Eckert’s Moving and Storage can help.  Thus, let’s get down to basics by first answering a question.  Are you using the storage facility on a short-term basis while moving or do you need it on a long-term basis after downsizing? In either case, renting cheap storage in San Diego would be the ideal space-saving solution for you.

First of all, storage facilities are convenient and secure whether you’re renting them on a short-term or long-term basis.  Secondly, most storage facilities of a broad range of unit sizes, the most common of which are 5’ x 10’, 10’ by 10’, 10’ x 15’, 10’ x 20’, and 10’ by 30’.  Finally, you can find anything from the basic storage unit to full-service facilities that provide just about everything related to your moving and storage needs.

What are the types of storage facilities to consider?

There are basically two different types of storage rental options – “full-service storage” and “self-storage” units.  Thus, it’s important to know the difference when shopping for a storage facility to accommodate your specific needs.  Full-service storage facilities provide valet-style services such as pick-up and delivery or your items, photo documentation of your items, and so on.  Self-storage units fit the definition of cheap storage in San Diego in that you are responsible for picking up and delivering your belongings whenever required.  This is the more popular option of the two.

What size storage unit do you need?

When it is about selecting the right storage unit for your possessions, what really matters is the size of the unit. But unlike in “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” where see tried out every bed, there are easier ways to determine the size of storage unit you need.  So how do you determine the size of storage unit needed for your items? The following will give you a better idea of the size to choose:

  • Studio or 1-bedroom apartment – 5’ x 10’ (50 sf) or 10’ x 10’ unit (100 sf)
  • 2-bedroom apartment – 10’ x 10’ (100 sf) or 10’ x 15’ (150 sf)
  • 3-bedroom home – 10’ x 15’ (150 sf) or 10’ x 20’ (200 sf)
  • 4-bedroom home – 10’ x 20’ (200 sf) or 10’ x 30’ (300 sf)

Choosing the right storage facility for your needs comes down to spending some time doing some research and considering the nuances of your circumstances.  To learn more about cheap storage in San Diego, contact Eckert’s Moving and Storage today at (888) 274-7230.  Or if you prefer, send us a message at www.eckertsmoving.com. Our business representatives are here to help you move your belongings to the new city or to the storage facility. Call us now.