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What people say about renting self storage on Neighbor

20 x 12 Garage in Columbus, Ohio

Posted Mar 15 2023

"Great clean space with easy access. Highly recommend!"

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Ryan M.

Columbus, OH

7 x 7 Shed in Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted Jul 8 2021

"This was a very pleasant experience. Host is exceptionally welcoming. This was my first time using this app, I took a risk, but it ended up being a great decision. Saved me the hassle of renting storage and all the paperwork that accompanies that. Would definitely recommend if you are the type of person who can coordinate and follow through on plans when book for this reservation."

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Dion M.

Cincinnati, OH

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Posted Oct 7 2022

"Samantha is a lovely host. I recommend her highly. The room is very nice, as is her house. Would like to stay in touch with her because she's a great person."

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Samantha P.

Summerville, SC

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Posted Jul 31 2022

"Gina and her husband are really kind and friendly. The space is big and clean, during the few months we rented it. I would absolute recommend them anytime! Thank you again for watching over our belongings."

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Ginna T.

Davenport, FL

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What is neighbor

What is Neighbor?

In a few words, Neighbor is an online peer-to-peer community that connects those who have extra space with those in need of storage. We love to help our hosts earn extra money and our renters save money. It’s that simple!

We’re on a mission to solve our neighbor’s problems, and that starts with the space issue. Some neighbors have too much, and some have not enough. By building community, working together, and staying neighborly, we are changing the way we think about self-storage.

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Climate-Controlled Storage Near Columbus

Columbus humidity can get very high in the summer and winter, so many items, such as important documents, electronics, clothing, antique furniture, musical instruments, and books, may require a climate-controlled storage unit to prevent mildew or mold from growing. A climate-controlled storage unit will also protect your belongings from Columbus's scorching heat in the summer and below-freezing temps in the winter. If you don't choose climate-controlled self storage, check on your belongings often. Make sure your things are completely dry before storing, pack small pieces in storage bins, and consider investing in a humidity monitor to measure moisture levels.

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Storage Units near Columbus, OH

On the search for the answer to Columbus storage? You're in the right place! Maybe you're attending Otterbein University and need a spot to keep your belongings during school holidays, or maybe you just need to store extra furniture or seasonal items. With Neighbor, the self storage options are (almost) endless.

Our focus is to help you find local Columbus storage units by leasing your neighbors' unoccupied basements, bedrooms, closets, sheds, garages, parking spaces, and more.

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Types of Columbus Storage Units

Here are the storage types you'll find on Neighbor:

  • Indoor storage units: An indoor self storage unit near Columbus, particularly a temperature-controlled storage unit, shields your belongings the most from the region's high summer temperatures. This type of self storage unit offers the most security.
  • Covered storage units: With a covered self storage unit in Columbus, you'll get some protection from precipitation but at a lower cost than an indoor self storage unit.
  • Outdoor storage: If you're storing a RV, car, or boat, opt for outdoor storage near Columbus. These are usually driveways, parking pads, or other outdoor areas. This storage type is the most affordable choice and not recommended for furniture or personal belongings.
  • Storage Units near Columbus, Ohio: FAQs

    On average, a Columbus self storage unit costs $191 per month to rent. Fees vary by the size and type of the unit.

    If you're storing a vehicle, a full-sized car most likely needs a 10' X 20' self storage unit, while an RV may need a storage unit as large as 10' X 30'. For reference, you'll generally need a 10' X 15' self storage space to have enough room for furniture or other items from a 2- to 3-bedroom home. The size storage unit you need depends on what and how many things you're storing as well as the size of your belongings.

    Enter your preferred location on Neighbor for a list of all storage unit rentals nearby, or use our map view to help you find local self storage units in Columbus, OH. We're confident you'll discover a self storage space down the street, whether you're in Park Highlands, in Sharon Heights, or in another neighborhood close by.

    Depending on where, what, and the amount of time you're storing, different features and amenities might be valuable. Check out a few of our most popular features:

  • Flexible Access: Rent a storage unit listing on Neighbor that allows access when you need it. You could even find listings offering 24/7 access, perfect for accessing your belongings on your own schedule.
  • Drive-Up Access: Self storage units with drive-up access, usually garages or sheds near driveways, permit for easy drop-offs or pick-ups of your belongings right from your vehicle.
  • Climate Control: Climate-controlled self storage might be either a garage or indoor self storage unit that a humidifier and has heat and A/C.
  • Security: Give your items the most secure storage possible with a listing that offers protection such as a padlock, alarm systems, an access code, or all-day surveillance.
  • Yes, it's advised that you get climate-controlled self storage in Columbus, where summer humidity levels may climb to over 80%. It will also be advantageous during winter and summer when temps can get extreme.

    Alternative Self Storage Options near Columbus

    Columbus offers many different traditional facilities for self storage. Traditional self storage facilities, however, usually are more expensive, less safe, and farther from home than Neighbor self storage.

    Look at the facilities below for information:

    Simply Self Storage (4 miles)

    3171 S High St

    Columbus, OH

    CubeSmart Self Storage (4.2 miles)

    3391 S High St

    Columbus, OH

    TriLink Storage (5.7 miles)

    2470 Sunbury Rd

    Columbus, OH

    Storage Rentals of America (5.9 miles)

    4111 Groves Rd

    Columbus, OH

    Public Storage (5.9 miles)

    4021 Marlane Dr

    Grove City, OH

    Extra Space Storage (8.3 miles)

    3450 Parkway Ln

    Hilliard, OH

    Public Storage (12 miles)

    7860 Smoky Row Rd

    Powell, OH

    New Albany Self Storage Storage (16.6 miles)

    11681 Johnstown Rd

    New Albany, OH

    Simply Self Storage - Powell (17.3 miles)

    7533 Woodcutter Dr

    Powell, OH

    Hold More Self Storage (18.2 miles)

    5530 Columbus Pike

    Lewis Center, OH