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Frequently Asked Questions

What is self storage and why do people use it?

Self storage is way to provide people with extra space they need to store a variety of items. There are many reasons why people need to use self storage. A move to a new home or a renovation usually requires extra space while moving belongings to a new location. Additionally, a variety of life events require the need for extra space, such as adding a new member to the family, a divorce, death, starting a new business. Needing extra space isn’t always pleasant, but renting a storage unit can make the situation easier.

What can I store in my unit?

You can store a broad range of items in your storage unit. Furniture, off-season clothing, household items, and business inventory are all common items that are stored in our facilities. However, there are a few items that are not appropriate to store in your storage unit, such as hazardous or toxic materials. Anything combustable is not appropriate for self storage.

What is the minimum time I can lease my storage unit?

We lease our storage units by the month, so renting your unit is a commitment for one month. You’re welcome to continue to rent your unit for as long as you’d like.

How is your company different than other companies?

Although A-American Self Storage is a large storage company and we’re still growing, we’ve been able to maintain our friendly, family-owned operation style that allows us to be understanding and accommodating to the unique needs of our customers.

What’s the best way to reserve my unit?

There are several ways to reserve your unit. You can visit the facility nearest you during office hours. Additionally, you can contact us through our website for even choose and reserve your unit from our individual facility pages. Just look at our locations page and select the facility you’re interested in renting from.

How do I know what size storage unit I need?

We understand that this isn’t always an easy decision. Even if you measure all of your items and do the math yourself, you still might not come up with the right unit size to suit your needs. However, we’ve provided a great tool to help. Our storage calculator will provide you with an instant estimate of how much storage space you need to accommodate everything.

I’ve never used self storage before. Do you have any advice for first timers?

We do! Since people need self storage for a broad range of reasons and store a broad range of items, we understand that not everyone has the same needs. Our self storage tips cover just about everything. Take a look!

Do I need insurance?

Yes, we require stored property insurance because it protects our customers. Insurance is the tenant’s responsibility. However, our locations offer insurance coverage at reasonable monthly rates for tenants who do not already have insurance arranged.

Do you offer any other services?

Most of our locations offer free use of a moving truck to make transporting your belongings to your unit easy for you. Additionally, we offer an extensive line of boxes and packing supplies in our offices. Contact the facility nearest you for details.

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