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Finding a trustworthy storage unit or solution for portable storage in Orlando, FL is kind of like finding a trustworthy landlord, except you should really only need to deal with the storage company once or twice in the process of signing up and moving in. After that, you hopefully won’t have to talk to them at all. You pay your rent, make use of your storage unit when you need to get something out or put something in, and that’s all there is to it. However, there are some warning signs you should keep an eye out for to make sure your relationship with the storage company you choose will be a good one.
Take a look at the things you plan to put into storage. You may already have an idea of the size of storage unit you will need to accommodate it all, but in addition to local storage facilities, did you know there are also many affordable portable storage options you may wish to consider? Most options for portable storage in Florida involve a storage container or pod being delivered right to your home or office. By having the storage unit delivered to you, you can save yourself the hassle and expense of securing transportation to move everything off-site yourself, plus it’s also a great way to get a better idea of your exact space requirements. Portable units are available in a range of sizes and can be reserved for varying lengths of time. Once you have loaded up the unit with all the belongings you need to store, you can take your time to decide whether it would be most convenient to keep it on your property or have it hauled back to the secure storage facility.
In addition to having ample space to fit all of your items, keep in mind that your portable storage unit should also be roomy enough to allow you to move around comfortably as you work with your belongings. Many people seeking portable storage units in Orlando will settle for the smallest possible unit they can get in order to save money, and then wind up having to empty half of it out every time they need to get to a box that’s stored near the back. Unless you know you’ll never need to access anything you’re putting inside, ever again, you don’t want to be that guy.
Now we’re going to focus on how you can go about assessing local storage facilities that also offer the convenience of portable storage containers. First, don’t get stuck on the storage facility closest to your home. Here are some things to do before you even pick up the phone.
Now that you have a few options and a better idea of what to be looking for, it’s a good idea to pay a visit to any Orlando moving company or storage company on your short list to assess their facilities and units for yourself. Remember, once you’ve filled your portable storage unit, you may decide you’d like to have it hauled back to the storage facility, so it’s a good idea to personally assess any you’re considering.
Once you walk through the door, don’t be pressured to sign on the dotted line right away, even if management tries to tell you that options are limited due to high demand. Make the most of your visit by asking to see both on-site and portable units in order to assess all your options.
Once you’ve seen the portable unit you would actually get and you have a good understanding of what you’d be getting into, ask the property manager if you can put the unit on hold and arrange a time to have it delivered to your residential or commercial property. If you can’t reserve the specific unit you want right away, get a business card so you can check in again with the person you met.
Hopefully, this helps you to determine what kind of storage options would best suit your budget and needs. And hopefully the solution you end up choosing will be one of ours!