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Different types of storage units


Finding a storage unit in a big city like New York does not take a lot of effort. However, there are several different types of storage units that can please your needs in this area. Whether you want a unit that is climate controlled to avoid mold and moister or you just need some place to store your sports equipment, people usually use storage units to organize and store belongings that they don’t need at the moment. You can also use the business storage unit to store important files or documents. And the conclusion is that the storage unit is essential when it comes to decluttering, downsizing, moving home or if you are a student, planning a gap year. There are many options for storage in Brooklyn, and we will present you those that are most used by customers.

Climate-controlled storage facilities

If you are about to store some items that are susceptible and sensitive to climatic conditions like documents or some type of cloth, you must find climate-controlled storage units. Luckily today in Brooklyn New York, the most of indoor and outdoor units are climate-controlled. This types of storage units are designed to protect your belongings from extreme weather and temperatures. The most common conditions that can wreak havoc on your belongings are:

  • Mold, moister, mildew
  • Corrosion and rust
  • Pest infestations like rats, bugs

If you have delicate items such as musical instruments, business equipment, wood furniture fine arts or other antiques is best to choose climate-controlled storage unit. This way you will avoid damage to your goods. And the protection of your things is the most important thing to consider while choosing storage.

Storage for office belongings

When you are owning your business and you want to relocate it to New York, business storage units are necessary. Although you must consider moving costs Brooklyn NYC you also must find a storage unit for your excess. Perhaps you don’t want to keep your old document in your new office to bother you, or you just want to keep spare furniture elsewhere. It is more than important for your business to keep your office clean and well-organized. Only in this way will you draw full potential from your business and you will see benefit from having an office in Brooklyn. Many storage units in New York offer some type of business storage plan, where you can even get standard file boxes to help you store items.

You can use different types of storage units for your office belongings
You can use different types of storage units for your office belongings and all of them have the same purpose, to help you to organize your workplace

Container types of storage units

These metal containers are the largest among all storage units. Storage containers offer 160 square feet of free space. However, they can also be subdivided into smaller units if you want so possibilities are countless. Storage company can park containers behind a secure perimeter which makes it easy for customers to park beside and upload storage unit. There are companies that deliver storage containers to the customers home or business. The company can leave the container on your site, or even pack and upload your belongings into container. Then the company transport back storage container to their secure compound. Compared to other types of storage units this one is the most practical because it is mobile. So it’s easy to relocate your belongings with a mobile storage unit. It is simple, you or your moving company workers upload container and you are ready to move.

The container storage units are multinational because they are mobile

Lock-up garages as storage unit

If you are about to relocate across the country or you just don’t have space in your garage, you do not have got rid of your vehicle. Sets of purpose-built garages are perfect for storing your vehicle and they can also offer as storage units. This types of storage units are very affordable. For the cheap rental, you will get a lot of space. You can store full-sized vehicles in this storage and you can still have space for other belongings. If you are relocating to Brooklyn on the budget search for lock-up garages that can be used as a storage unit. You can ask movers New York for advice and they will provide you with some of the best options in this area. Protection of your belongings is crucial when you’re relocating of storing so it is best to hire professionals for help.

Sets of purpose-built garages
Sets of purpose-built garages are very affordable

Warehouse storage units

Large storage companies offer this type of storage units to their customers. This is a large building divided to dozens, hundreds and even thousands of individual units of various sizes. The size of your warehouse room or unit will depend on the number of your belongings that need to store. We can divide warehouse storage facilities into two main categories. New-build that are modern purpose-built facilities and conversions that are large older buildings and serve as storage units. The big advantage of these types of storage units is that they are usually well-managed conveniently located, and secure. Warehouse storages may also offer a wide range of services, such as 24 hours access and temperature-controlled units. This kinda storage units may be expensive but they can provide you with the best services and protection of your valuable items.

Modern warehouse
A modern warehouse can provide you with the best services

To select and find the appropriate storage unit you need to consider many factors. First and the most important is how much are you willing to pay for a storage unit. And of course you must know what are you willing to store and in that way, you will know what type of storage unit will suit your needs. New York City can provide you with different types of storage units. So you will find storage easy and finish storing very quickly. Therefore, you will be able to enjoy the attractions of this city or you can simply relax from relocation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

At U.Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn, we've earned our reputation through honesty and transparency. We're here to address all your questions and provide peace of mind as you choose our moving services in Brooklyn.

What are your working hours?

We are open from Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM–5 PM, but feel free to contact us through our contact form anytime. We'll get back to you ASAP.

Does U.Santini Moving & Storage offer insurance?

Absolutely! We offer various types of insurance to protect your belongings, including a full replacement option. The cost depends on how much your things are worth and the deductible you choose.

How soon should I schedule my move?

It's a good idea to book your moving company at least 8 weeks before your move. If you're moving during the holidays or in the summer, it's best to schedule it 12 weeks ahead. But if your move is between September and May, you can often book movers with just 2 weeks' notice. The key is to secure your moving crew as soon as you have all the details about your move.

Do you provide packing supplies?

Yes, we do. Along with the necessary boxes and packing materials for your move, we offer various 'Saver' packages tailored to the size of your home. If you don't use all the boxes you purchased, you can return them to our team after the move, and we'll refund the unused portion.

What type of storage do you offer?

At U. Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn, we offer complete storage solutions in climate-controlled units. Our units are monitored 24/7 to keep your belongings safe, whether you need short-term or long-term storage. We even provide storage options for very short durations, including as little as 24 hours.

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