Is a Storage Unit Worth the Cost?



When mulling over the idea of renting a storage unit to store belongings in, one of the first points that comes to mind is the cost. Even when your house is filled to the brim, and you have no extra storage space to spare, it is understandable that you might wonder if getting a storage unit is worth the cost. We know we are biased, but trust us on this one: getting a storage unit is absolutely worth the investment.


Freeing up Space

This is conceivably the most obvious reason that a storage unit is well worth the cost and is therefore so important that we must mention it first. Nobody likes clutter and always feeling like they have no space to put anything in their home. Cluttered spaces cause cluttered minds, and who doesn’t want to free up some mind clutter? When you rent a storage unit, you can move items that are not really used but that you are not yet ready to part with, seasonal items, keepsakes, and more. By freeing up space with a storage unit, your house will feel more open and comfortable, and you will likely feel as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Freeing up space also allows you to have more freedom and flexibility when it comes to purchasing new items.


Protecting Assets and Favorite Possessions

Perhaps you have a prized collection, or even just have some items that have been passed down through the family, and you do not trust keeping them at home for any number of reasons. Maybe you have young children, pets that might get into them, or are just worried about someone stealing them. Whatever the case may be, renting a storage unit is a simple, convenient, and safe solution.


Business Strategy

If you’re a business owner who has been trying to figure out where to operate your business from, a storage unit is a great option. This is a perfect solution because it saves you a great deal of money in the long run that you would otherwise spend renting office space.


If you’re a business owner who already has office space, you can still utilize a storage unit to store any additional business-related items you don’t want cluttering up the office. Rather than upgrading to a larger office space, you can simply opt to pay a much lower amount for a storage unit and rest easy knowing your items are safe and secure.



A-Plus Storage Lubbock offers a great deal of storage unit rentals for people who are moving or anticipate they soon will be. Honestly, this is one of the best reasons to take advantage of a storage unit. Sometimes there’s a time gap between when you leave your old home and move into your new one. Or perhaps your real estate agent has politely suggested that your beloved home might sell faster if it housed a little less junk—but you want that “junk” to move to your new home with you. Rather than having to stress about what to do with your furniture and other items, you can alleviate that stress by simply renting a storage unit.


The same is also true if you are moving to a different city and do not have your living arrangements sorted yet. Renting a storage unit is truly one of the easiest solutions for any sort of moving issues that might arise. Likewise, if you need somewhere to store your dorm room belongings during breaks, renting a storage unit is an ideal option to save you from the trouble of moving everything back and forth to a family member’s home over and over again.


Let Us Help

We know that investing in a storage unit can be intimidating, which is exactly why A-Plus Storage offers such a vast array of storage unit options. Storage should not feel stressful; instead, it should help alleviate some stress.


If you are interested in learning more about the various storage units and their prices, please contact us. Our representatives or managers would be thrilled to team up and help you make the best and most convenient decision for your personal storage needs.