Storage in Portland, Oregon

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FAQs about storage in Portland

How much does it cost to rent storage in Portland?

On average a Neighbor storage unit in Portland costs $143 per month.

What is the most popular storage rental in Portland?

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

What is the cheapest storage space in Portland?

In the past 24 hours, the cheapest storage spaces in Portland were priced $22/month, $75/month, and $75/month.

Who is the most highly rated storage provider in Portland?

Based off ratings from real Neighbor customers, the best storage providers in Portland were Robert S, Lauren K, and Jonathan E.

How can I find storage near me in Portland?

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

Also, our comprehensive list of available Neighbor storage spaces in Portland 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.

Portland Self Storage Units

About Portland OR

Portland rests along the Columbia and Willamette rivers. Portland has a reputation of being an eco-friendly place with beautiful parks, bridges, and bicycle paths. This city is very vibrant with its art, theater, and music. You can stroll through the famous Japanese Garden and also the Oregon Zoo. These friendly places will help you see why Portland is the gem of Oregon.

Self Storage Amenities

There are several amenities to consider while looking for a storage space in Portland, Oregon. You can go with a unit that has climate controlled temperatures. The temperatures in these units are usually between 60-80 degrees. If you are accustomed to the weather in Portland and do not feel like your storage needs the climate control, then save your money and use a regular storage unit. A great amenity for storing cars is ground level storage units. You can’t drive your car up a flight of stairs, so the only way to put it in a storage unit is by having it on ground level. Be sure to find a space large enough to fit the car, give it plenty of space between the walls and the ceiling of the unit. The last amenity to consider is security. Putting your trust in a storage facility can be hard, and that is why many units now have premium security options.

Self Storage Sizes

If you are planning on storing large items, you might not want to go with a regular storage unit. The prices go up to nearly $200 a month or more if you get a space larger than 10x20. If you want a storage unit that is flexible with large sizes, and doesn’t cost a fortune, then use Neighbor. They have helped hundreds of people find spaces for their large items and it doesn’t break the bank. If you are planning on storing a few smaller things that could fit inside a box, you could still rent with Neighbor, or use a regular storage unit.

Long Term Self Storage Tips

You can decrease the stress of storing your things long term by taking the time to prepare them before you put them in storage. One way to do that is by cleaning everything. All the clothes, furniture, and decorations. Dust them, wash them, and clean them before putting them in storage, this way when you retrieve them they will be fresh and ready to go. A blogger gave a great tip about putting your things inside sturdy clear bins so you don’t have to go rifling through every brown box trying to find what you are looking for. Make a note on what type of things you are putting into storage. If they are sturdy and durable they will not require as much attention as things that are more fragile. It seems like common knowledge, but many mugs have been broken because of careless packing.

Portland OR Wetahter

Portland is one rainy city. But with all the rain comes a beautiful flourishing green scenery that you just can’t beat. Portland doesn’t get too hot during the summers, in July the highest temperatures are 80 degrees. In the winter the temperatures get down to 46 degrees.

Storage Prices

Portland, Oregon’s storage prices are quite volatile compared to other surrounding cities. The highest times to rent are in March, and the lowest times to rent are in December.

Self Storage Insurance

Most storage facilities do not offer insurance, but will send you to a third party instead and this can become really expensive. If having insurance for your storage is important to you then use Neighbor. They have a $25,000 Renter Guarantee insurance policy in place for their renters. They want to make the safety of your storage first priority.

About Neighbor

Neighbor is a great way to find storage. No matter the size or type of whatever you are storing, they will find a you a space and at a cheaper price too. They have a $25,000 Renter Guarantee insurance policy in place for their renters so no matter what happens your storage is completely covered. Neighbor has storage spaces all over Portland and they can easily find you somewhere close by for you to store.