How To Rent Storage Online

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1. Find a Space to Rent Now

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2. Complete the Online Storage Rental Contract


3. Sign the Contract and Make Your Payment

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4. Get Access & Move-in to Your Unit

1. Find a Space to Rent Now 

Use the search bar to find online storage rentals with a city, zip code, or your device’s location. You can sort facilities by distance, price, storage unit sizes and amenities, or special pricing and deals. Once you’ve found a facility and storage unit that meet your needs, it’s time to Rent Now! 

2. Complete the Online Storage Rental Contract

You can rent a storage unit online by filling out our 4-step rental contract. Fill out your contact information, choose a move-in date, and estimate the value of your storage unit's contents. You'll then be able to provide any legal documents such as business tax IDs if needed and choose a protection plan provided by Life Storage or share your own third-party storage insurance.

3. Sign the Contract and Make Your Payment 

To get access to your contactless storage unit, simply make the payment for your first month’s rent. Your rental agreement is set up on a flexible month-by-month basis that you can cancel at any time. Sign up for monthly payment reminders or easily set up automatic payments to ensure a hassle-free storage experience– all on our Customer Website! Lastly, you’ll be asked to sign an electronic lease before we send you everything you need to know about accessing and utilizing your storage unit.

4. Get Access & Move-in to Your Unit

Once the online rental process is complete, you will get a personalized code to access the facility at keypads. We’ll also send you a digital map for turn-by-turn directions to your storage unit! The Life Storage Blog offers tips and tricks on topics like organizing a storage unit and keeping your belongings safe in storage to make moving in a breeze. 

Helpful Storage Information

Find the Perfect Storage Size

Life Storage offers a wide range of storage unit sizes and prices to serve a variety of needs. It's important to evaluate your belongings to determine whether you need to rent a small storage unit or find large storage space for rent. Generally, you can expect a 5x10 or 5x15 space to be similar in size to a typical one-bedroom apartment. Use our storage unit size estimator to find the storage space that's right for your needs!

Storage Features to Fit Your Needs

Whether you need to rent storage for moving or just to store large items, we have the storage solutions you need. When you rent storage online with Life Storage, you can choose from convenient storage features like indoor and outdoor access, vehicle storage, climate-controlled storage units, drive-up storage, and more. For more information about available storage features, check out our guide to choosing a storage unit.

Top of the Line Security Features

At Life Storage, we prioritize the safety and security of our customers and their belongings. To create the most secure storage environment possible, we utilize top-of-the-line security measures like video surveillance, personalized access codes, proper lighting, and more. Learn more about the actions we take to provide secure self storage today.

Business Storage Solutions

Self storage rentals are an affordable option for local businesses who need space for inventory, equipment, and other essential items. From commercial storage units and flex office space to oversized warehouse storage, Life Storage has a variety of storage solutions tailored toward helping local businesses thrive. Find commercial storage units for rent at Life Storage!


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