Even though millions of people have rented, and do rent, mini storage units at self storage facilities, that still means there are millions who have not, and this article is for those millions who really know nothing about renting mini storage units.

We are Blue Mound 287 Self Storage, serving the Fort Worth area. Call us at 817-439-1380 for more information or to arrange for a tour of our storage facilities.

What does a self storage unit cost?

The cost depends upon size and whether they are air conditioned or not.  Units at Blue Mound 287 start at $40 per month, but keep an eye out for specials as well. We have seen units rent for $25 per month as an introductory offer. We have seen specials where the first month is free.

In other words, there is no accurate way to definitively answer this question, but you can consider the $40 price to be industry standard.

What size do I need?

The management at the storage facility should be able to help you with this question.  There are charts which explain all of that for you.  For example, the smallest unit, a 5’x5’, will handle quite a few boxes plus a couple small piece of furniture.  A 20’x30’ unit can handle a four-or-five bedroom home.

Are there climate controlled storage units?

Yes, there are, and the usually cost, on average, about ten dollars more per month.  If you are storing machinery, electronics, or collectables, we highly recommend you rent a climate controlled storage unit.

Can I store a boat or a car in a storage facility?

Most storage units, the larger ones at least, are like Blue Mound 287 in that they do have accommodations for boats and cars, indoor and outdoor accommodations.  If you are considering this, make sure you find a storage facility which has wide aisles for ease of transport and parking.

What kind of security can I count on?

At the very least a storage facility should be a gated facility.  Security increases from that including 24/7 video monitoring and on-site management.  Make sure you inquire about the security measures taken at the various storage units.  Sad to say, not all self storage units are secure. Not all take security seriously.  Not all are as good as Blue Mound 287 Self Storage.

What is the minimum rental period?

For most, one month is the minimum rental period.  For most, there are no long-term contracts for a storage unit.  You rent by the month, period.  Do not get roped into signing a long-term contract. Why take on that responsibility when you really don’t have to?

A word about Blue Mound 287 Self Storage

We have been serving the people of Fort Worth for quite a few years now. We are locally owned and operated, and we offer the very best in short term rentals and secure storage.  Call us, tell us what you need, arrange for at tour of our first-class facility, and work with our management team to decide upon the best rental for your situation.

When you are happy at Blue Mound 287 Self Storage then we are happy.