3 College Student Storage Mistakes to Avoid

Do you attend a nearby Connecticut college or university? A-1 Self Storage has residential, commercial, and college student storage in Beacon Falls CT. We are about 20 minutes from Quinnipiac University and not far north from New Haven. With plenty of self storage options on South Main Street, we have the space and resources to handle your storage needs and stay in your budget. See our tips below to avoid making some common student storage mistakes!

What Not to Do: College Student Storage

Picking the Incorrect Size Storage Unit

You want to rent enough storage space to fit all of your items without paying for more than you need. Visit our online storage calculator to get an estimation of the best storage unit size for you. You want enough space for your belongings, plus some additional room for moving items around and organizing. If you still have questions, contact our office, and one of our experts will gladly give you a sizing recommendation.

Declining Insurance

Storage insurance protects your items in the event of any damage and is absolutely necessary when renting self storage. A-1 Self Storage offers different insurance plans, and you can see them in our online rental process.

Going in without a Plan

While you are spending time in school, it is likely your belongings are spread across your school home and your family home. When you add storage to the mix, it is one more place to keep track of. We recommend keeping a list of which items are in which location, so you have something to reference when searching for specific objects later.

A-1 Self Storage in Beacon Falls CT

The A-1 Self Storage facility serves Beacon Falls CT at the southern edge of the Naugatuck State Forest. We offer interior, drive-up, and temperature-controlled storage units, and we also have lockers available. Our storage experts can guide you in person or over the phone to right storage unit. Check out our storage selection on South Main Street, or view our available Beacon Falls storage units online!

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Tim Glasow

About the Author: Tim is an SEO Strategist 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.