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Indoor storage units

Indoor storage units can come in all sizes, from small lockers to large garage spaces to store your vehicle. Some of these units are climate controlled to offer you more protection for your belongings…


Indoor self storage (Click to enlarge)
Indoor Self Storage
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Indoor self storage units are part of a building, are accessible by entering through doors and often elevators between floors are available. Some storage facilities have climate controlled indoor storage units, while others are just slightly more sheltered from the elements than drive-up units.

Indoor units are generally from small to medium size, they start from 4’x5′ locker units, for you to store important documents, jewelry, collectors items and other valuables; these types of storage units can have drawers or shelving for boxes. Some other units may have roll-up doors or swing doors. They offer some additional security, as they are usually within a well-lit building.

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Storage units


“A first-floor indoor unit close to an elevator will typically be more expensive than one on the second floor, and if it has climate-control there will be additional cost too. Facilities often offer free enhancements such as carpeted units, wooden or plastic pallets to place on the unit’s floor, dollies to transport items to and from the unit, etc”.

As said before, some of these indoor storage units are climate controlled. Climate controlled units are heated in winter and naturally cool in summer, they protect valuables and household goods from extreme temperature changes, while also offering additional protection against humidity in a clean and dry atmosphere. The hallways, aisles and common areas are kept clear and the floors are clean. Keep reading about climate controlled storage units…

Almost any company can gain from storing files and paper records in indoor storage units. Many doctors, dentists, lawyers and corporations both large and small can take advantage of this option to move some of that paperwork off site. Office space can be very expensive per square foot and using large storage spaces in the office for records may not be cost effective. Off site archiving can be an excellent low cost option []

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Indoor Storage Warehouse


Indoor storage units for Boat & RVs:

Storing your boat outdoors has its advantages, but indoor storage has extra benefits. When you look at it logically, you will have to pay money every year to have your boat repaired after being outside all winter, so even though your driveway is free, and spots at a marina are cheaper, indoor storage wins every time. Not to mention vandals who have easy access to any boat stored outside. Paying a little extra for storing your boat indoors will always be worth it. 

Indoor storage units are great for storing your vehicle if you don’t want to use it for a long period of time. If you are going to store it for a short time and want to save some money, you could go with the outdoor units, ask for wrapping services and/or covers for your vehicle because some self storage companies offer this additional service as well as an on site store where you can buy some protective covers.


Outdoor Units – Outdoor Storage Units are the most common kind of units offered by self storage companies, they are from medium to large size, built in a Warehouse style facility and you can storage as much as the whole contents of a 5 bedroom house…

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US Storage Search – Indoor storage units and moving storage spaces in USA.

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Extra Space Storage – “Comparing Drive-Up Indoor and Outdoor Storage Units”. Self storage tips from Extra Space.


Commercial indoor storage (Click to enlarge)
Commercial Indoor Storage


Some companies offering Indoor storage units


National Indoor Storage: “There is no other facility like National Indoor Storage in the US. For the first time we combine storage, warranty authorized service and repair, sales and a complete detailing center all under one roof. No more running from one place to another to meet all the needs of a coach owner. Our concept is new but our history in the RV business is well established, each of our managers and technicians has over 15 years of experience in taking care of the coach & the owner! When you first see our center, you’ll know instantly what we mean when we say “Don’t Just Park It. Pamper It!” they have locations in Texas, but there are 40 locations in 25 major markets across the United States and Canada in the works. If you live in Chicago and travel through Charlotte to vacation in Orlando, NIS will be available for service and support all along the way.
Phone: 1 (469) 277 13 30

SafeGuard Self Storage: Safeguard’s public self storage facilities feature indoor storage units designed to deliver worry-free storage solutions for both residential and commercial customers. “Open to the public, our storage facilities feature many modern amenities to keep stored items secure.” They have locations in the Tri-state area, Illinois, Florida, Virginia, and Louisiana.
Phone: 1 (877) 779 69 00

Store Inside: this storage facility specializes in indoor storage units for boat, RV’s or other vehicles. “As a family owned business, we care for your vehicle as if it were our own. Our clean and secure inside storage maximizes the beauty and value of your vehicle and frees you from the hassle of cleaning and storing your vehicle. Our Five-point Service program ensures that your vehicle will be ready when you are, clean, charged, prepped, and staged for your pickup any time of day.” They have 4 indoor storage unit warehouses in Milpitas, California.
Phone: 1 (408) 694 34 92

Uncle Bob’s: Uncle Bob’s provides self storage units at over 350 storage and moving centers across the USA. They have indoor storage units with “Dri-guard Humidity Controlled Storage” that helps prevent mold, mildew, mites, rust, paper rot, and degradation of wood by maintaining low humidity. There are also centrally controlled air systems which heat in the winter and cool in the summer. Your valuables are protected from temperature extremes.
Phone: 1 (800) 320 63 09

U Store It: is a self-administered and self-managed real estate company focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition and development of self storage facilities in the United States. They offer both Indoor and Outdoor self storage units, having the indoor ones sizing from 5’x’5 to 10’x30′. Indoor storage units are climate controlled to give you more protection for your stored items.
Phone: 1 (800) 675 30 53