Car Storage in Charlotte, North Carolina

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FAQs about car storage in Charlotte

How much does it cost to rent car storage in Charlotte?

On average a Neighbor car storage unit in Charlotte costs $110 per month.

What is the most popular car storage rental in Charlotte?

10x10 spaces are the most frequently booked car storage type in Charlotte.

What is the cheapest car storage space in Charlotte?

In the past 24 hours, the cheapest car storage space in Charlotte was priced $110/month.

Who is the most highly rated car storage provider in Charlotte?

Based off ratings from real Neighbor customers, the best car storage provider in Charlotte was Miranda P.

How can I find car storage near me in Charlotte?

On a large screen, our map view can help you find car storage space just down the street.

Also, our comprehensive list of available Neighbor car storage spaces in Charlotte is a great place to start.

How much storage do I need?

As a rule of thumb, a 5x5 will fit one piece of furniture or several boxes, a 5x10 will fit the contents of a 1-bedroom apartment, a 10x10 will fit the contents of a small home, a 10x15 will fit the contents of a 2-3 bedroom home, a 10x20 will fit the contents of a 4 bedroom home, and a 20x20 will fit a lot more.

How much space do I need to store a vehicle?

Motorcycles and other small vehicles generally require a 5x10 storage space while most cars and trucks will fit within a 10x20. For larger trailers, RVs, and other vehicles you will likely need to pull out the measuring tape as they can require anywhere from 10x40 to 20x60 spaces.

Do I need climate-controlled storage?

We recommend climate controlled storage for most electronics, collectibles, personal items (books, clothing, and photos), and sensitive materials (glass, leather, and metal).

If you live in a dry climate, climate control isn't as much of a concern, though you should still consider temperature's effect on your items.

Should I winterize my vehicle before storing?

If you expect freezing temperatures during the period that you plan to store your vehicle, you should definetely consider winterizing your vehicle before storing to prevent unecessary harm to your vehicle.

Charlotte Car Storage

About Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the most populated cities in the whole state of North Carolina. It is located in the Piedmont area and has a current population of 872,498. It’s massive growth stems from millennial population growth and it is considered to be the third-fastest growing city in the USA. Not only is Charlotte growing fast population wise, it is also a huge business hub and is home to the corporate headquarters of Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and Trust Financial.

Scenic Drives in Charlotte NC

If you are looking to take a scenic drive while visiting Charlotte, NC, don't miss Cherohala Skyway. This is another scenic byway you will be happy you didn’t miss while in the Smoky Mountains and Cherokee region. The Cherohala Skyway connects two national forests, the Tennessee Cherokee National Forest and the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina. This 20 mile drive takes you westward through the Appalachian Mountains in a little less than an hour. While on your journey, you will pass through access points to the Appalachian Trail and overlook the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest.

Car Storage Amenities

If you are planning on storing a vehicle, please reserve a unit that has the required amenities for your specific needs. If you are storing a classic car you will want a private entrance, security cameras, gated entrance, a car cover, climate controlled, air circulated, storage unit. You’ll pay a premium for that space, but it will protect your vehicle and keep it in mint condition. If you are simply storing a car that isn’t worth a lot to you and you just need a place to put it, consider saving hundreds of dollars on storage and put in in an open air, uncovered storage lot. Just put a cover on it and you’ll be fine, and you’ll save several hundred dollars a month on storage.

Car Storage Sizes

Typical self storage sizes range from 5x5 units up to colossal 50x20 enclosed units. The latter are made for huge 5th wheel RVs and the smaller are for college students leaving for the summer. If you are looking for motor vehicle storage then you should get a space that is either a 10x15 or a 10x20. Most automobiles or smaller vehicles can fit in that type of space. Only book what you need and you will avoid paying hand over foot for space you don’t use in your unit. You’ll want to bring along a cover for your car as well. Storage spaces for vehicles are typically kept very clean, but a cover will protect your car from dust and other harmful particles entering into the car or exhaust pipes.

Long Term Car Storage

Long Term storage is crucial for larger items such as a boat, rv, trailer, limo, farm equipment, or other large abstract vehicle. But be careful, the humidity, freezing, and near boiling temperatures can cause your vehicle to be damaged. Make sure that when you reserve a long term storage space that is has all the amenities you need to protect your belongings.

Charlotte, NC Weather

The weather in Charlotte is humid and muggy. So be prepared to reserve a climate controlled storage unit, unless your belongings bode well in humidity. It is very seasonal as well. Charlotte typically has ~50 days a year that the temperature drops below freezing and ~44 days a year that top 90 degrees plus humidity. Be prepared to have a full wardrobe for both seasons, you aren’t in California anymore!

Self Storage Prices

The average price of a storage unit in Charlotte, North Carolina has risen dramatically along with its population and the average price now hovers around $86/ month. The most expensive unit being a 10x20 storage unit priced at $126/ month and the cheapest being a 5x5 unit priced at $38/ month. You’ll want to find a 10x15 or a 10x20 for car storage though.

Charlotte, NC Car Repair Shops

According to Yelp, the 3 best car repair shops in Charlotte, North Carolina are Russ’s Tire & Auto, Christian Brothers Automotive Coddle Creek, and Tindol Ford Subaru ROUSH. If your car is ever in need of repairs, one of these three shops will be able to help you out and get your car in perfect working order again. Make sure to read the reviews and get quotes from multiple car repair shops before you pay out of pocket for expensive repairs!

Car Storage Insurance

Renter’s insurance can get pricey when you are buying it yourself or through a traditional storage facility. Lucky for you, Neighbor provides a $25,000 renter guarantee included in your monthly payment! No one wants to go through the hassle of having to call different insurance brokers, deal with getting quotes, and the endless stream of phone calls that is bound to come even after you’ve told them no. You should just reserve a space with Neighbor and never have to worry about it.

About Neighbor

Neighbor is a safe, cheap, and secure online marketplace for you to find self storage spaces. We have everything from giant RV hangers to small bedrooms that can fit a college student’s belongings. But what’s the best part about Neighbor? The fact that we are 50% cheaper than our competition and we are close to you! If you search for a space then you might find one with your next door neighbor! Let us know if we can help you find a space!

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