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Self storage units in Riverside, CA

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Helpful reviews from renters in Riverside, California

11 x 11 Self Storage Unit in Riverside, California

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"Excellent condition storage unit, will recommend!"

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Gerardo T.

Riverside, CA

May 4, 2023

20 x 20 Garage in Riverside, California

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"Was helpful and the storage was as noted - large and clean. Thank you"

Jennifer L.

Riverside, CA

Jul 20, 2022

20 x 10 Garage in Riverside, California

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"The enclosed parking space provided for my 2005 Toyota Sienna vehicle is clean and perfect in size. The general area is located in a very safe and beautiful gated commmunity. Ms. Nadia is a very friendly and an accommodating homeowner. I wouldn't think twice to park my vehicle here again!"

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Sam C.

Riverside, CA

Jun 10, 2023

20 x 10 Garage in Riverside, California

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"The parking space for my 2005 Toyota Sienna provided by Nadia is clean and perfect in size. The house enclosed parking space is located in a very safe and a beautiful gated community. Ms. Nadia is very friendly and accommodating homeowner. I would't think twice if ever I have to park my vehicle again here."

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Sam C.

Riverside, CA

Jun 11, 2023

24 x 2 Garage in Fontana, California

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"Clean safe place and the owner is always communicative ever had a doubt that my stuff was in a good place"

Abraham S.

Fontana, CA

Mar 30, 2022

8 x 12 Shed in Yucaipa, California

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"Terrific folks, easy going, great communication. Very good unit!"

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Matt S.

Yucaipa, CA

May 13, 2023

4 x 4 Shed in Anaheim, California

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"Mr Robby is the best, very friendly and helpful. Just excellent service! Highly recommend. Very easy location to find and the same for the storage unit."

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Arlan H.

Anaheim, CA

Nov 23, 2022

19 x 9 Garage in Corona, California

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"Great Service. very Clean space and Jose is great guy . Thank you"

Tim O.

Corona, CA

Nov 25, 2020

24 x 24 Garage in Fontana, California

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"LJ was a phenomenal host. Very friendly and professional. Excellent communication. Would highly recommend!"

Damion T.

Fontana, CA

May 25, 2022

25 x 15 Self Storage Unit in Irvine, California

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"Best storage unit I have ever used."

Ed A.

Irvine, CA

Mar 27, 2020

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Types of storage units

Riverside, California, with its unique blend of suburban and urban living, offers a wide array of storage unit options to meet diverse needs. With a variety of types and sizes available, finding the perfect storage solution in Riverside is not challenging.

  • Drive-up storage: These units allow for easy loading and unloading of items. It's a great choice for businesses in Riverside that require easy access to their stored goods. As drive-up storage is on ground level, it makes it an optimal choice for moving heavy items.
  • Interior without climate control: For those who have items that are not impacted by shifts in temperature or humidity, the interior units without climate control are a perfect choice. Given Riverside's generally stable weather, this type of storage can be a cost-effective solution for short-term needs.
  • Interior with climate control: For those with sensitive items, like antiques or electronics, storage units with climate control are ideal. In Riverside's hot summer months, these units will maintain a consistent environment, protecting valuable possessions.
  • Outdoor parking: With Riverside's wide-open spaces, outdoor parking is a convenient way to store RVs, boats, or other vehicles. It offers a secure place for your vehicle, freeing up valuable space at home.

In essence, it's all about understanding your storage needs and choosing a suitable solution. Riverside, with its versatile storage solutions, can cater to a spectrum of storage requirements.

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Choosing a storage unit

Deciding on the best storage unit in Riverside, California, for your needs brings a lot of factors into consideration. It's not solely about finding a spot for your stuff, but ensuring it's a convenient, adequately sized, and safe space. Here are the key aspects to consider:

  • Storage Space Dimensions: It's beneficial to consider not just how much you plan to store, but how you need to access it. Require a space large enough to comfortably accommodate your possessions, while also allowing for safe and easy movement within the unit. Consider how your items will be arranged and whether you may need room for walkways or space for maneuvering larger items.
  • Accessibility of the Unit: Take note of the hours during which you'll be able to access your storage unit. The perfect storage solution should mesh with your daily schedule and permit access when required, whether that's early in the morning or late in the evening. It's also worthwhile checking if the unit is available seven days a week, and evaluating the ease of access - will it be simple to move items in and out?
  • Location Concerns: Keep in mind that the convenience of the storage unit's location can impact your overall experience. Proximity to home or work can make a difference in your choice, especially if you plan to visit the unit regularly. Additionally, consider the safety of the area. The unit should be in a secure area of Riverside, where your items will be protected and you'll feel safe visiting at any time of day.
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Climate considerations

Riverside, California, enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate where the average high temperature in summer reaches 96°F. Considering this, if your storage items include sentimental keepsakes, wooden furniture, or electronics, a climate-controlled unit can regulate temperatures and provide a buffer against potential heat damage.

Conversely, winter temperatures in Riverside average around 41°F, which is mild compared to many places. Non-climate-controlled units can sufficiently protect most items from Riverside's mild winter conditions.

For items like lawn equipment, metal furniture, or ceramics, non-climate-controlled storage usually does an excellent job. To enhance protection, it's recommended to cover items with protective blankets or sheets, and place smaller items in sturdy boxes.

In the end, the key is understanding your storage needs and matching them with Riverside's climate characteristics.

Renting storage in Riverside

Riverside, California is a vibrant city known for its richly diverse communities, prestigious universities, and a wealth of cultural and recreational landmarks. Nestled in the heart of the Inland Empire, it's a city that perfectly balances urban life with a cozy suburban touch.

In the proximity of major landmarks such as the University of California, Riverside, Riverside Community Hospital, and the Riverside National Cemetery, residents and visitors might find extensive storage options. These locations provide a plethora of potential storage opportunities on residential or commercial properties, offering convenience and peace of mind to its users.

Downtown Riverside, Canyon Crest, and the Orangecrest neighborhoods are prominent communities known for their welcoming and safe environments. With ample parking options available in these neighborhoods, storage isn't a problem one has to worry about anymore.

From the user reviews, it's clear that the hosting experience in Riverside leaves a profound positive impact on the renters. Hosts are frequently described as "helpful", "communicative", and "friendly". The words "highly recommend" are a recurring theme, emphasizing the satisfaction of renters.

One user described their host as "accommodating and trustworthy", adding onto the litany of positive experiences. Another user praised their host's storage space as "huge, clean, and super safe", underlining the quality and security of the storage options available.

Renting storage in Riverside hasn't only been about practicality but also about building a community. A user expressed their gratitude for finding their host's storage, reflecting a sense of relief and assurance that comes with finding a reliable storage option. It's clear that Riverside offers an exceptional storage experience, one that's trusted by many and recommended by all.

FAQs About self storage in Riverside, California

The price of self storage in Riverside is affected by various factors, such as location, unit size, accessibility, facility amenities, and the duration of the rental period.

To determine the right size of a self storage unit, you should consider the number and type of items you need to store, whether you'll need to access them frequently, and if you may need space for future items.

When preparing your items for long-term self storage in Riverside, make sure to clean and dry them thoroughly, pack them in appropriate containers and materials, and consider using climate-controlled units for temperature-sensitive items.

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Alternative Self Storage Options near Riverside

While storage facilities are commonly available in Riverside, California, Neighbor.com usually has the lower-priced, safest, and closest self storage.

Look at the facilities below for information:

CubeSmart Self Storage (0.7 miles)

3111 3rd St

Riverside, CA

StorAmerica Self Storage (2.1 miles)

1807 Columbia Ave

Riverside, CA

Country Club Self Storage (2.3 miles)

749 Main St

Riverside, CA

Extra Space Storage (5.3 miles)

21201 Box Springs Rd

Moreno Valley, CA

Secure RV & Self Storage (6.2 miles)

18949 Valley Blvd

Bloomington, CA

Orangecrest Self Storage (6.9 miles)

18601 Van Buren Blvd

Riverside, CA

Extra Space Storage (10.8 miles)

321 Alabama St

Redlands, CA

CubeSmart Self Storage (11 miles)

1680 W Redlands Blvd

Redlands, CA

Storelocal Self Storage (14.6 miles)

1790 Pomona Rd

Corona, CA

Extra Storage Rancho Cucamonga (14.8 miles)

9605 9th St

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Stor 'em Self Storage (15.4 miles)

8530 Hellman Ave

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Chino Hills Self Storage (18.1 miles)

15315 Red Barn Ct

Chino Hills, CA