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What is Drive Up Storage?
Drive up storage units are a lot like home garages: enclosed, outdoor storage spaces on ground level at a storage facility. Simply pull up directly in front of your storage unit any time during access hours and load and unload your belongings for a convenient storage experience. Units are typically arranged in rows with paved aisles in between for easy access with your vehicle or U-Haul truck. There are no stairs or elevators so you can easily move furniture, boxes, appliances, and more into your storage unit.
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Is a Drive Up Storage
Unit Right for You?
Whether drive-up storage is right for you depends on your needs. To help you understand drive up storage better, here are several benefits and factors to consider.
Drive up storage may be the best choice for you if you are looking for convenient and frequent access to your storage unit. Because there are no elevators or stairs to navigate, you can quickly and easily get to your storage unit during facility hours without hassle.
Unlike climate controlled or indoor units, drive up storage units are outdoors. That means the items in storage could be affected by changes in weather and humidity. If you are comfortable storing your items in a standard garage, then drive up storage may be suitable for you.
Because drive up units are outdoors and typically not climate controlled, they are the most affordable storage option. If you are looking for an affordable solution that provides convenient and easy access to your belongings, then consider a drive-up storage unit.
You can find different unit sizes at an outdoor storage facility. But in general, drive-up storage spaces are of the larger variety; 10’ x 10’ to 10’ x 30’ storage units are some of the most common drive-up sizes. View our storage unit size guide for more information.
Depending on the size of your drive-up storage unit, you may be able to use it for vehicle storage. Everything from boats to ATVs to motorcycles can be stored in a drive-up storage unit. Quickly store your vehicle when not in use and pull it out on demand.