If you’re a college student heading home or to a summer apartment at the end of a long school year or the parent of a returning college student, your life is about to get more complicated. After spending the year in on-campus or off-campus housing, your living space is about to change. It may be smaller than your current situation or circumstances may be different from the last time you were home. Parents might be surprised to see how much their son or daughter’s belongings have grown in less than a year away. A.B. Richards can help you untangle this knot.
A.B. Richards Can Help You Sort Out Summer Storage
If you’re finding a summer move from campus is causing you storage problems or if you just need time and space to get organized, it’s time to call A.B. Richards. We can deliver our portable storage units right to your door or anywhere you want them. Why haul all of your belongings across town to a self-storage facility, when you can have your belongings stored where you are?
What to Know Before Storing Your College Belongings
When the school year ends, you can stop your storage issues from turning into a full-fledged crisis by getting organized. According to the College Parent Central website, some colleges do allow students to store belongings over the summer. But space may be limited if it’s available at all. There are also questions you should ask before committing to on-campus storage. Where will your belongings be stored? Will it be in a secure location?
You also want to make certain things will be stored properly in a climate controlled area to avoid issues like mold growing on your belongings. An important thing to consider is whether or not you’ll have access to your belongings if you store them on campus. There may also be packaging and label requirements you’ll have to comply with.
A.B. Richards makes it easy for you. Our 20-foot storage container is ideal for residential storage, But if you have a lot of storage needs, for example, several students are sharing summer housing you might need a 40-foot storage container or even a 40-foot Jumbo container with an extra for of headroom.
Getting organized prior to storage can also help. Take an inventory of what you need to be stored so you know what size portable storage container to order. If you’re sharing the storage units with others, you should get an inventory from them as well to determine how much space you need. It’s probably a good idea to measure out some of the larger items you’ll be storing. If you currently live on campus, there’s a strong possibility that they won’t let you keep a portable storage container there, so you have to factor in moving your items to your summer housing, your parents home or wherever you are going to keep your storage unit.
A.B. Richards Will Deliver a Safe, Secure Storage Unit
A.B. Richards can help you with your summer storage needs. We’ll rent you a sturdy, secure portable storage container at an affordable price. A.B. Richards storage containers are weatherproof and ready to go when they’re delivered to you. We’ll bring the storage container to wherever you need it and when you’re done, we’ll pick it up at no extra cost. All you have to do is contact us today!