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College Student Guide to Avoiding Storage Mistakes

Searching for affordable state college storage units in your area? Defender Self Storage’s two locations in Penn Hills PA and Lorain OH are both temperature-controlled facilities, equipped with experts who can guide you through the storage process. College students can use storage units to house their belongings in between semesters or during the transition to a new apartment. Follow our tips below to avoid making some common mistakes that we see!

3 Big Mistakes to Avoid as a College Student Renting Storage

Poor Packing

Make sure you take the appropriate time packing all your items into their boxes. Include padding around fragile items, and check that items cannot move inside the boxes. Taking precautions when packing will help you avoid damage control later. Stop into our storage office for quality packing supplies!

Too Large or Small of a Storage Space

Not sure which size storage unit is right for what you are trying to store? Experts are available in our Defender Self Storage offices to help you find the right storage rental every time. They can suggest amenities to make your experience easier and keep you from paying for more space than you need. You can also check out our online storage calculator!

No Storage Insurance

Every time you rent a storage unit, you should be getting storage insurance. Defender Self Storage offers a range of protection plans, and we can help you figure out an appropriate one for your items.

Defender Self Storage in Lorain OH and Penn Hills PA

Students, are you ready to find your storage solution? Contact the Defender Self Storage office near you for an affordable state college storage units and helpful storage tips. We are here to help make your storage experience easy! Our temperature-controlled storage are perfect for storing through the summer. Rent or reserve your storage with Defender Self Storage online!

Lorain OH · Penn Hills PA

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Tim Glasow

About the Author: Tim is the SEO Manager at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. He is a self-storage industry specialist who has written about everything from storage advice and helpful resources to industry trends. In his free time, Tim enjoys sampling craft beer and exploring the local music scene.