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Why is the location of your self storage unit so important?

  • Finding a location for a storage unit nearby allows you the convenience of accessing your stored property without a long drive.
  • For some, convenience means quick access to a highway or having a location at a mid-point between work and home.

  • Find a better storage solution for your residential or business storage needs with Shield Storage. Finding the right size storage unit is key to a successful storage solution.
  • Start here to find the right size self storage unit for all your storage needs.

Factors that Impact the Cost of a Self Storage Unit

There are a number of different factors when considering the cost of a storage unit. Pricing can be impacted by variables such as:

  1. Size
  2. Location at the facility
  3. Location of the facility (city)
  4. Security features
  5. Climate Control

Shield Storage Offers Competitive Pricing for All Your Self Storage Needs

  •  With 5 x 5 storage units starting for as little as$42/month in some areas, Shield Storage is committed to providing affordable storage solutions in your area. See our locations now for more information about pricing near you.
  • Our Shield Storage locations offer a variety of other storage options to fit your self storage needs. Pricing for specialty storage spaces such as vehicle, RV and boat parking also vary per location but can be found for as little $59/month.

Read about drive-up, climate controlled, and air controlled storage here!

Or click one of these links to read more about vehicle, boat, and RV storage.

Requirements for Reserving a Storage Unit

What is the age requirement to reserve a self storage unit?

All customers must be at least 18 years old to rent a self-storage unit at any of our Shield Storage locations.

Why is there an age requirement to reserve a storage unit?

Upon renting your storage unit, you will be required to sign an agreement for your storage unit which states you understand the rules and liabilities of utilizing a self storage unit. Due to this, we are not permitted to rent a storage unit to anyone under the age of 18.

What documents are required for reserving a storage unit?

You will be required to present one of the following forms of documentation upon leasing a self storage unit:

  1. Driver’s license
  2. State ID
  3. Passport
  4. Military ID

What are insurance and protection plan policies?

Insurance or protection policies provide you coverage in case of a flood, fire, or other unforeseen event.

Am I required to have an insurance plan or protection policy?

Yes, since you are responsible for your property when it is stored at our facility, an insurance plan or one of our Protection Plans offer you a layer of protection to ensure that any losses are covered up to the amount of coverage listed in your policy.

Why am I required to have insurance coverage or a protection policy when storing with Shield Storage?

The storage facility is not responsible for any loss or damage to your property. You “store at your own risk”.

How long are your rental agreements?

All storage rentals are month-to-month.

Who is responsible for my things while stored at a Shield Storage facility?

You are liable for any items stored in your storage unit. Contact one of our locations for more information about the Protection Plans we offer our customers.

Can I vacate my storage unit anytime I want?

All agreements are month-to-month, so you can cancel your agreement and vacate when you decide. There are no long-term contracts.

All customers must provide notice to vacate prior to the end of the month of the current month. If your account is charged due to the failure to notify the store manager that you are vacating your unit, no refunds will be assessed.

Reserving and Renting Your Storage Unit

Why should you reserve your self storage unit online?

Online reservations allow you to reserve a storage unit or space any time of day that is convenient for you. This process also allows you to complete the registration process in a contactless environment.

How do online reservations work?

Find a Shield Storage location on our website near you and choose a storage unit directly from the website to reserve.

You can reserve any available storage unit online free of charge, risk free. This means that if something occurs and you have to cancel your reservation, you can do so without being financially liable.

Why you should reserve your storage unit by phone.

Phone reservations allow you the opportunity to speak with one of our team members who are ready and willing to answer any questions you may have while reserving your storage unit.

How do I reserve a storage unit by phone?

Call your local Shield Storage today to reserve your self storage unit. Yes! It’s that simple!

Why should you go into the store to reserve your storage unit?

Taking the time to stop into one of our stores allows you the opportunity to tour the facility and see the unit you are renting prior to making your reservation.

Going into the store will allow you the opportunity to be sure the unit is large enough to fit your needs as well as provide you the time to ask any questions you may have.

How do in-store reservations work?

Simply stop by any of our Shield Storage locations today during their open hours to reserve the best storage solution that fits your needs.

Managing Your Storage Unit

Featured Options to Assist You with Your Self Storage Experience.

Many of our locations have many options available to help our customers with their storage experience. Please contact your nearest Shield Storage to learn more about the cost of these items when applicable.

  • Dollies
    • Many of our locations have dollies available for customers to utilize free of charge to get your items from your vehicle to your indoor self storage unit.
  • Boxes
    • Most Shield Storage locations have boxes available for purchase in the store office. Boxes make storing your personal belongings much easier and allows you to get more out of your storage space.
  • Tape
    • Tape can be found in the store office for purchase to help you pack and prepare your items for storage.
  • Other Packing Materials
    • Other packing materials may be available for purchase at your local Shield Storage location. Items available may vary, so please be sure to inquire about your closest store’s availability.

Your Lock

  • It is important that you lock your self storage unit at all times. You must provide your own lock for your unit.
  • If you need a strong lock for your self storage unit, you can purchase a lock to use at any Shield Storage location.

Your Personal Access Code

  • When you lease your storage unit, you will be provided an Access Code for you to enter prior to entering the property.
  • Your access code is specific to you and your unit and should not be given out or shared with anyone.

Where Can I Find Tips for Storing with Shield Storage?

You can find a list of helpful storage tips here

When Can I Access My Storage Unit?

  • Access hours vary from location to location.
  • Most of our Shield Storage locations allow you to access your storage unit 6 to 7 days per week.
  • To find out more about the access hours at your Shield Storage location, contact us today or find us online.

How Can I Access My Storage Unit

You can access your storage unit during access hours by using the personal access code that you are provided to enter the property.

Available Payment Options for All Shield Storage Customers.

Each of our Shield Storage locations offer easy payment options to help you ensure you are paying your storage bill on time and stress-free.

You can submit your payments either:

  • By Mail
  • By Phone
  • Online
  • Auto-pay

Special Promotions and Offers

  • We offer different specials and promotions at our Shield Storage locations throughout the year.
  • For details, please contact a Shield Storage location near you to learn more about the discounts and promotions being offered at this time.

Active-Duty Military Discounts

As a company, we appreciate the commitment our Active-Duty Military members and their families have made to our country. To honor you, we offer a monthly discount when you present a valid military ID card.

Monthly Promotions

Many utilize self storage during times of uncertainty, stress, and un-expected change. We understand that the last thing you want to worry about is the cost of a storage unit to help you during these times. Thus, we provide monthly promotions at many of our locations.

Monthly promotions do vary, so be sure to contact your nearest Shield Storage location to learn more.