Don’t look to storage units as a solution to your clutter problem.
Here are the cold, hard facts regarding storage units (as reported by the Self Storage Association):
- Currently there are 52,000 self storage units and demand doubled from 1994 2004
- The industry has 2.3 billion square feet of rentable space (which by the way is 3 times the size of Manhattan when looking at total square footage).
- 1 out of 10 households rent a storage unit.
If you rent a storage unit, it should be to fill an immediate need for a specific amount of time. More