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Self storage units near Columbia, SC at 7437 Garners Ferry Road

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    Office & Access Hours for Life Storage #236, Columbia

    • Office Hours

      • Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (closed for lunch 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
      • Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (closed for lunch 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
      • Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (closed for lunch 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)
      • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Access Hours

      • Daily: 7:00am—9:00pm
    • Closings

      Life Storage #236, Columbia ‐ Features & Info

    • Storage Facility Features

      • Climate & Humidity Controlled Storage Units
      • Use our Moving Van or Truck Free with Storage Rental!
      • Extended Access Hours
      • Surveillance Cameras
      • Fenced & Lighted
      • Vehicle/Boat Parking
      • Boxes & Packing Supplies Sold Here
      • Customer deliveries accepted
      • Month-to-month storage rental
      • 24-hour emergency service
      • Online account management
    • Rental Requirements

      • Insurance required
      • Storage insurance available (third party)
      • $25 admin fee for new rentals
      • Payments due on 1st of the month
    • Payment Methods

      • Cash
      • Check
      • Visa
      • Mastercard
      • American Express
      • Discover
      • Auto-payment
      • Online payment
    • Vehicle Storage Available

      • Vehicle Title required
      • Vehicle Registration required
      • Must be in running condition/on trailer
    • Climate & Humidity Controlled Storage Units

      These spaces combine climate controlled and humidity controlled storage in one. Also known as Dri-guard Plus, combo spaces offer the comfort of temperature control with the benefits of humidity control in one space. This is the best storage environment available for temperature and humidity-sensitive belongings like furniture, metal, fabrics and paper. Learn more about the benefits of climate controlled storage here.
    • Use our Moving Van or Truck Free with Storage Rental!

      When you rent storage, we'll rent you our moving van or truck for free! You receive 25 miles free as well. Rental times will vary based on time slot availability, and we allow one use per storage space rented. For further details contact your local storage manager or read our van and truck rental guide here.
    • Extended Access Hours

      Even when our office is closed, you can access your space well before and after our office hours! You enter your personal access code at a keypad to access the property. Your space is secured with a lock, and only you have the key!
    • Surveillance Cameras

      Smile, you're on camera! Surveillance cameras are positioned throughout the facility to create a safer environment by monitoring traffic in and out of the facility and deterring trespassers.
    • Fenced & Lighted

      Fencing around this facility is designed to limit access only to customers with assigned electronic access codes. Grounds, aisles and interior hallways are lighted for safety and convenience.
    • Vehicle/Boat Parking

      This facility offers month-to-month rental of parking for cars, trailers, and larger vehicles such as boats and RVs. Some spaces offer covering for protection from the elements - see specific space details for features. For a quick intro to vehicle storage, click here.
    • Boxes & Packing Supplies Sold Here

      This Life Storage location carries a full line of moving and storage supplies such as boxes, packing tape, packing materials, and more! Our supplies help move awkward items like wardrobes and big screen TVs and keep delicate items like dishes safe during moving and storage. Stop in our office before the big move for your supplies! For helpful moving and packing tips, visit our guide here.

      Customer Reviews - Life Storage #236, Columbia

    • We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Columbia, and in every city where we do business. That's why we routinely ask our customers about their experience with us and challenge ourselves to make it better. You can read what customers think about us here on our website - over the past four years, we've had over 100,000 customers respond to our surveys and tell us what they think. We publish their reviews here, and we're proud of the result!

      Write a Review
      • Overall Rating for Life Storage in Columbia (#236)
      4.90 out of 5 based on 48 of our most recent Reviews
      • Stamey from Hickory, NC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I have already told friends to store here. Best facility I've ever rented from, and that covers 4 states in multiple cities. I'm even going to empty my Public Storage unit in NC and consolidate it here with you guys, as your prices, wonderful staff, and great facilities keep me here! 3 units with you guys! Safest place to store, and I'm posting on other review sites- any place that can conduct K9 training is tip-top! THANK YOU!"

      July 13, 2018
      • Sharon from North Charleston, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Chad is awesome. He worked things out greatly for me to get the storage. And he is nice and polite"

      May 25, 2018
      • Bobby from Hopkins, SC
      4.8 out of 5

      "the people are very helpful and extremely honest with us very refreshing to do business with your employees. would recommend Life Storage to my friends. "

      December 23, 2017
      • Lori from Richland, PA
      5.0 out of 5

      " Loved the Moving van. Staff could Not have been nicer. Would recommend to everyone and use again"

      September 23, 2017
      • David from West Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Staff is very cool and friendly, I feel like I knew those guys my whole life already. Great service!"

      May 22, 2017
      • Valerie from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I love the way you all made me feel like family and I need to I will always use life storage on Garners Ferry Road"

      April 23, 2017
      • Justin from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Great company with great ideas about how to help people."

      March 24, 2017
      • Robert from Summerville, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "By being genuinely kind and pleasant to talk too, surely made the experience such a relief. Many thanks to the Supervisor Chad, and his associates Lonnie and Ken. Awesome people. You'll love them. We sure do. Bob & Sue"

      February 20, 2017
      • Carolyn from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "It was a great experience on the phone and in the office. Available options for renting spaces were pleasantly presented to me. I was shown the space available before I made my decision."

      December 29, 2016
      • Bredigette from Hopkins, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I was especially impressed by your associates who Contact d me following a major Flooding incident in the area to assure me my belongings were Safe and secure. "

      October 10, 2016
      • Shelby from Columbia, SC
      4.8 out of 5

      "Staff are well trained and very helpful. It's a pleasure to spend your money with someone who respects and values you as a customer."

      September 26, 2016
      • Sherry from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I have used Uncle Bob's storage off and on since 2000. I use the one on Garner's Ferry Rd, across from Rush's Drive In. I have always had excellent service. I recommend Uncle Bob's to all my friends looking for storage space. Love that I can manage my account on line. Keep up the great job!!!"

      September 23, 2016
      • Janet from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "The Uncle Bob [Life Storage] employee who was working the afternoon of June 30 was awesome!"

      June 28, 2016
      • Mariana from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "This store is a pleasure to do business with. You have a lovely manager, Maria, very helpful and attractive. I already told all my moving friends about this business and specifically about this location. "

      June 05, 2016
      • Chrystal from columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "The associate, Mariana, was wonderful. She explained everything as she went along. She even helped me get the best price for what I was looking for. She was very attentive and all around a great help. She really made the whole process a lot easier."

      May 02, 2016
      • Carol from Columbia, SC
      4.7 out of 5

      "everything was great during the 2 years I was there."

      April 25, 2016
      • William from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Extremely well kept and staff is always courteous and helpful"

      March 25, 2016
      • Teresa from Hopkins, SC
      4.6 out of 5

      "I was very happy with the service. The associated was having to deal with a "problem" customer while I was waiting and I thought she did a great job. I am very happy at Uncle Bob's [Life Storage]."

      February 25, 2016
      • Linda from Winnsboro, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Best storage facility I've ever dealt with hands down."

      February 24, 2016
      • Curtis from Fairfax, VA
      4.9 out of 5

      "Compliments to the easy ability to discontinue my storage service and "check out" without inspection or paperwork to delay my day. Thank you."

      September 23, 2015
      • Odette from Hanahan, SC
      4.5 out of 5

      "We needed short term climate controlled storage for my son between apartment leases. Uncle Bob's [Life Storage] was able to help us with a short term solution. It was a little pricey, but they worked with us as much as possible to help keep costs down."

      August 24, 2015
      • Todd from Columbia, SC
      4.8 out of 5

      "The free truck for move-in was a great selling point for us."

      August 23, 2015
      • Penny from Bennettsville, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "BRANDON WAS SUCH A WONDERFUL HELP TO US WHEN WE CAME IN TO INQUIRE ABOUT A SPACE FOR OUR DAUGHTERS BELONGINGS TO BE STORED BETWEEN APARTMENTS. HE WAS SUPER WHEN WE ACTUALLY MOVED THE ITEMS AND IN OUR US OF THE MOVING TRUCK AS WELL. I WOULD 100% USE THIS FACILITY AGAIN! I HAVE NEVER USED A STORAGE FACILITY BEFORE BUT I WILL DEFINITELY RECOMMEND THIS FACILITY TO ANYONE IN NEED! I CAN'T THANK BRANDON ENOUGH FOR HIS HELP WITH THIS!"

      August 03, 2015
      • Javon from Hopkins, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "No I am satisfied with service and how courteous Uncle Bobs storage is."

      June 26, 2015
      • Ashley from Columbia, SC
      4.0 out of 5

      "It was a great deal and I would use again if I was in that same situation."

      June 23, 2015
      • Malachi from Hopkins, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I live out of town, but you guys always work with me and give me friendly reminders so I can stay current. Thanks a lot! "

      May 26, 2015
      • Sarah from Ellenton, FL
      5.0 out of 5

      "I worked with the Bradenton location and the Columbia location as we live in Florida but needed storage for my daughter who is a student at USC. I was so impressed with how both locations did everything they could to help me,!! I continue to tell everyone I can. Thank you so much"

      May 20, 2015
      • Lorilee from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Store manager James was SUPER! Thank you! Should I need to place anything in storage again, I will definitely use Uncle Bob's [Life Storage]! "

      January 24, 2015
      • Janet from Columbia, SO
      5.0 out of 5

      "The staff at the Garners Ferry and Bush River Rd locations were both very helpful."

      December 18, 2014
      • Tye from Columbia, SC
      4.8 out of 5

      "Very nice and helpful! Clean grounds and building and felt secure and safe!!"

      July 23, 2014
      • Amanda from Charleston, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I didn't know what to expect quite honestly, but the staff were very knowledgeable, respectful, and I feel that I made a great (and safe) choice for my furniture!"

      July 03, 2014
      • Teresa from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Visit went very smoothe, quick and the service was exceptional."

      June 26, 2014
      • Jessica from Columbia, SC
      4.9 out of 5

      "Very happy with over all experience. Manager was super friendly and the free moving truck was a plus. No one else we tried to rent from was as helpful or friendly. "

      June 26, 2014
      • Bill from Columbia, SC
      4.8 out of 5

      "It looks like I will need a smaller unit for short period of time! I will be back."

      June 24, 2014
      • Daniel from Jacksonville, FL
      4.7 out of 5

      "I previously used a different branch of Uncle Bob's in Columbia to store some things I did not want to take home in between school years. This branch was overall much nicer, cleaner, and the staff were more helpful, courteous, and informative than the other branch. I moved to this branch because the previous branch ran out of the size space that I needed, and I am glad that I moved."

      May 28, 2014
      • Alan from Trumbull, CT
      5.0 out of 5

      "I could not have asked for a better experience. Everything I needed was handled perfectly."

      May 16, 2014
      • Kelly from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Everything was well explained and employees were very knowledgeable."

      April 27, 2014
      • Douglas from Newport News, VA
      4.7 out of 5

      "I am please... I wish there where electrical outlets near inside storages."

      March 26, 2014
      • Frans from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I have been a tenant at Uncle Bob's for nearly two years and presently rent 6 units at the Garner's Ferry location in Columbia, SC. James and Maxine have been superb in all aspects of their management and administration of both the site and my accounts. They are exceptionally vigilant to activities on the property and have notified me on three separate occasions regarding anomalies with my units. I find their overall performance to be noteworthy and at the top of my cumulative experiences with storage facilities. Please convey my deepest appreciation for their service."

      March 25, 2014
      • Alaina K. from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I have always received remarkable help from the workers there and have always been treated with courtesy and respect. All of my experiences have been more than exceptional."

      February 18, 2014
      • Melinda from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "James and Maxine are extremely wonderful. The customer service I get makes me want to come whenever I share my concerns or needs. They always give me a courtesy call to let me know when my bill due and what my grace period is before I am charged a late fee. Management has the right people in the right place. Thank you so much for your service. I will always look for an Uncle Bob's Storage first if I ever move again. The courtesy and care rendered is extremely appreciated. Thank you, Melinda Ryans"

      January 04, 2014
      • Jerry from Troy, MI
      5.0 out of 5

      "The manager on-site, originally from England, was one of the friendliest I've met across the country (I've used self-storage facilities in AZ, NY, WI, MN, MI and now SC). You've got a great asset in him."

      December 29, 2013
      • Michael from Columbia, SC
      4.6 out of 5

      "everybody at Garners Ferry Rd. Columbia SC is very nice and helpful. My second time renting a unit. Never a problem."

      December 18, 2013
      • Jack from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "We visited several nearby storage facilities before finding Uncle Bob's and found it to be cleaner, more accessible, and more reasonably priced. The employees are always friendly and helpful. "

      December 17, 2013
      • Marjorie from Columbia, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "I loved the reminder I received each month when my bill was due. The happy faces that greet me when I visit the office trust me it made a difference. I never, never had a bad experience. Thank you for the great service and staff. Keep up the good work. Once again thank you. "

      October 24, 2013
      • Elizabeth from North Charleston, SC
      5.0 out of 5

      "Due to my illness, your staff have been quite helpful to me and have always treated me with great respect. I get quite embarrassed due to the fact that I am late with my payment yet they treat me with respect and not like I am some dead beat debtor. I do tell people about Uncle Bob's and advise them to use your services. I have been quite pleased with the service I have received and if I ever have to use a storage facility again for any reason then I can assure you that I will be using Uncle Bob's."

      September 18, 2013
      • David from Columbia, SC
      4.7 out of 5

      "The Representatives were helpful, knowledgeable and sincere in his and her advice and efforts to assist me."

      September 06, 2013
      • Fletcher, from Mount Pleasant, SC
      4.8 out of 5

      "Extremely friendly, professional, knowledgeable and efficient. "

      August 27, 2013

      Serving Columbia and Hazelwood Acres

      Our self storage facility on Garners Ferry Road is located east of the William Earle Berne Beltway, between Greenlawn Dr and Atlas Rd, near Southeast Park. Click here for directions.

      At Life Storage Facility #236, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Hazelwood Acres, Eastmont, Woodhill Estate, Arthurtown, and other neighborhoods in Columbia, SC. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Columbia.

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      Free Truck Rental

      With storage unit rental

      When you rent any new space at this facility, you'll get to use our moving truck or van to help with the move!

      Save Up to $25

      for completing Rapid Rental

      We'll waive our admin fee (Up to $25) when you complete our Rapid Rental form before arrival.

      You'll save money and a bunch of time on move-in day!

      Moving Supplies

      Need Boxes & Packing Supplies?

      Life Storage has a complete line of tough, mover-grade moving boxes and packing supplies for sale here.

      Save up to $25

      We'll waive our admin fee (Up to $25) when you complete our Rapid Rental form before arrival.

      You'll save money and a bunch of time on move-in day!

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