Benefits of Storage for College Students

Posted on: June 9, 2020 | by: Lighthouse Self Storage June 9, 2020

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As a new school semester approaches, you should consider the benefits of summer storage for college students. If you’re moving to a dorm or can’t leave your personal belongings at your parent’s house, renting a storage unit is the perfect solution for you. It’s important to think about self-storage for your belongings ahead of time and prepare for your move in advance to find the best storage unit deals. If you’re a first time college student, you may already feel stressed by all the new changes in your life. Take the time to consider the benefits of summer storage to make your life less stressful.

Benefits of a Storage Unit for College Students

Extra Space

Since you’ll be sharing a room with one or two roommates, your going to have limited space. If you’re moving into a dorm room or even off-campus, chances are, your space is going to be very small. It’s necessary to only take your essential belongings with you and avoid clutter. We recommend you put everything else in a storage unit with climate control to keep your belongings in good condition.

Easier Move-out Day

At the end of the school year, students have to worry about moving their belongings back home. Students usually donate or throw away most of their things at the end of the school year. They don’t want to worry about moving everything again. Storing your items in a storage unit will help reduce the stress caused by having to move everything multiple times.

Back to School

Store your items at a local self storage facility and have an easier fall transition. With all of your belongings already in storage near your college, you won’t have to worry about moving everything back to school each year after summer break. Having a storage unit is especially beneficial if your home is an airplane trip away from school.


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Recent surveys show that 41% of consumers rent out space to facilitate moving, while 17% need the extra space to declutter their home. Self-storage units are becoming more and more popular nowadays, considering the need to maximize on the reduced size of living spaces. If you live in California or Florida and are looking for the most convenient and flexible self-storage space, Lighthouse Self Storage has got you covered. Lighthouse Self Storage Facilities has a wide range of world-class storage units that are built to meet your specific needs. Below are some of the exceptional self-storage solutions you can expect:

Self-Storage for Homeowners and Students

If you are moving, staging a home or consolidating homes, our excellent, clean, and secure units will come in handy for your storage needs. If you are a student emptying your dorm, Lighthouse offers many storage solutions for your needs and items large and small. Our storage units will keep your furniture, books, bedding, clothing, electronics, and furniture safe and secure. Why haul heavy items back and forth, miles across the country when you can rent storage whenever you need it? We are convenient and flexible to meet your needs.

Car, Boat, and RV Storage

If you are traveling, you need not leave your precious vehicle, boat, or RV at the mercy of the elements. If your garage will not fit all your toys, consider taking out some spacious motor vehicle storage at Lighthouse Self Storage for them. This way, they will remain secure and intact, and you get to have peace of mind during your trip.

Climate Controlled Storage Units

Lighthouse Self Storage has an excellent selection of climate controlled units, specially made indoor units designed to protect your property from the damaging effects of drastic changes in weather, humidity, and temperature. We offer air conditioned or heated units to keep constant indoor conditions for all of your items and their storage needs. These climate controlled units are perfect for items that need to be in a controlled environment, such as wines and spirits. If you are storing fabrics, wooden items, electronics, family heirlooms, documents, and soft metallic items, our climate controlled storage units offer a home-like atmosphere for temperature sensitive and unique articles.

Drive-up Storage

This kind of storage is exceedingly convenient for businesses and homeowners looking to store copious amounts of property, and need to reduce the hauling distance and effort. With our drive-up storage, you will not have to incur extra costs on movers' hourly fees by taking days to transfer your items. You get to drive up to your unit, unpack or belongings, and continue on with your day. It’s that simple.

Business Storage Solutions

You no longer have to worry about extra space, rent overheads, or idle property during off-peak business seasons. Whether you need to store machinery, essential documents, or inventory, our business storage solutions will cater to all of your needs. We have worked successfully with many law firms, e-commerce stores, and contractors to keep their essential business property safe. Visit us today to find out more about our business storage solutions.

Hurricane Season Storage

The last thing you should be stressing about is your valuable outdoor property, which is likely to be destroyed in the event of a storm. You may also need to clear out a safe room to use it for shelter. If you have any lawn and patio furniture, consider taking out safe storage for it with Lighthouse. Our concrete self-storage units will give your valuables the safety and security they will need to protect them from damage. Our storage units can also come in handy during the winter when you need to protect your valuables from the biting cold.

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If you are in Southern California or Florida, Lighthouse Storage is an excellent solution for all your self-storage needs. Our storage units are secure, well-lit, and clean to ensure optimal care for your valuables.

Please contact us at (866) 483-3455 for more information about our new facility for self storage in Cooper City. You can also drop by any of our storage facilities to get a free quote on any storage solution that fits your needs.

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