Across the country, the storage industry is booming, reflecting consumer demand for extra space to store a growing number of personal belongings. In a healthy economy, that shows consumers have the ability to purchase things their grandparents might not have been able to afford. More than a few are also discovering there just isn’t enough available space in their home or office for everything they want or need.The ability of consumers to purchase and own possessions they’ve always wanted is just one factor contributing to the rapid growth of the storage industry. The other is that people are recognizing just how economical it is to use storage facilities, especially as cities are growing, and people are increasingly living in tighter quarters. If you’ve started to outgrow your apartment, it’s easy to downsize without getting rid of the things you want to keep. The same is true for any business that’s struggling to find space for everything from supplies to internal documentation. Self-storage eliminates the need to move to a larger apartment or pay a bigger lease on a bigger office. Individuals, families, business owners and contractors alike all have found good reasons to use self-storage. Why Are So Many in Need of Extra Space? A growing number of people are starting to need more space to keep their possessions. It can range from college students moving out of their parents’ home into a smaller apartment to retirees downsizing from the home their kids grew up in for a smaller place. Self-storage isn’t always about storing a small number of items. It can include those with expensive wine collections, antique cars, or boats.A small storage unit can serve as an additional closet or office space. It can be the place that a plumber or handyman keeps tools they’re not using at the moment. It can also be large enough to fit a huge collection of recreational equipment. Different people need storage for different reasons, and storage facilities are flexible enough to offer solutions for ...
February 17th, 2020