Storage Facilities in Manhattan’s West Side

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It’s no secret that space is a valuable commodity here in New York City. When it comes to fully utilizing the space your apartment has to offer (and your balcony garden in the warmer months), every square foot counts! As we welcome spring and say goodbye to Old Man Winter, it’s time to clean out those hall closets and store your holiday decorations and skis until next season. If you’re in a pinch for space, there are plenty of storage facilities on the West Side of Manhattan to find a home away from home for all of your belongings. Let’s check out our top 5 storage facilities in the neighborhood:

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Manhattan Mini Storage

Manhattan Mini Storage in the Upper West Side makes it so easy to pack and store your belongings in a space that actually fits your needs.The first step (and easiest) is to select your room size from the following options:

  • Closet – 4’s x 4’s x 5
  • Small – 4’s x 5’s x 8’
  • Medium – 5’s x 7’s x 8’s
  • Large – 5’s x 10’s x 7’
  • Extra Large – 7’s x 10’s x 8’s and 6’s x 17’s x 8’

If you’re unsure of how much space is enough, Manhattan Mini Storage has a visual guide to help! You can always change your unit size upon check in for those fast-paced movers out there. These guys provide best-in-class storage options, and their available perks prove just that! From free use of their Storage Taxi, rolling racks and shelves for your unit, and free package acceptance services, Manhattan Mini Storage serves the West Side 24 hours a day, 365 a year.

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Clutter takes a twist on traditional storage services in New York City. Starting from $7 a month, the Clutter crew will make your apartment clutter-free with their on-demand storage options. There’s no need to rent a moving truck or borrow a friend’s SUV to haul your boxes to storage for the season. Clutter brings their trucks to you, and delivers everything when you’re ready to get your stuff back. You can even check in on your stored items online, so you never forget what you’re storing!

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Extra Space Storage

Hey, college students! You can do big things in small spaces, and the first step is getting organized with Extra Space Storage.Located between NYU and Columbia, this facility is perfect for those students who are starting to outgrow their dorm room closets. With climate controlled units, around the clock security, covered landing bays for unloading and loading your belongings, Extra Space Storage has a unit fit for your storage needs. Popular storage unit sizes for college kids are the 5×5 and 5×9 units, as well as smaller locker units.Here’s a Hint: In celebration of their newest West Side location, you can score up to two months free on a roomy storage unit!

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CubeSmart Self Storage

Who knew storing your belongings could be so easy? From personal storage to business, vehicle storage, and exclusive services for military personnel, it’s easy to see why so many New Yorkers trust CubeSmart Self Storage! With a variety of temperature-controlled storage units, high-tech security gates, and 24-hour surveillance, you’ll pack up your apartment clutter with a smile for more than one reason! Storage lockers, mini units, and large storage rooms are available for the following uses:

  • Household and personal storage
  • Car, motorcycle, boat, and RV storage
  • Business inventory storage
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Drive Up Portable Storage

If you appreciate a structured, step-by-step moving process, Drive Up Portable Storage is a mover’s dream come true. You’re basically given a portable storage unit to arrange your items in as you’d like. Here’s how it works:

  1. A custom storage unit is dropped off at your residence for one hour
  2. Load up and arrange your items (or schedule a team member to help) in the storage unit
  3. A Drive Up driver carefully relocated your unit to one of their local facilities
  4. When you’re ready for your unit to be returned, everything is just done in reverse!

The units are weatherproof – from wind, rain, and snow – and can hold up to 6,000 pounds. Storing your box starts at $129 a month, with free pick up!Here’s a Hint:

For a limited time, score up to 15% off your storage unit package!

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