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Find the Best Storage Units in Sacramento, CA

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    by Tom Rains ConsumerAffairs Research Team

    The people of Sacramento use self storage in several ways. Families always need extra space. Local professionals like to keep documents safe. Students need a place for their stuff during summer break. If you're considering storage in Sacramento, make sure to check out our guide below.

    Top 11 Sacramento Self Storage Companies

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      How to choose a Sacramento storage company

      Sacramento’s extreme heat and ocean dampness make climate-control features an important consideration when choosing a storage unit. The hot California sun can be damaging to storage items left outdoors or in non-climate-controlled units. Indoor storage saves the worry of sun and heat damage to temperature-sensitive items, such as antiques, electronics and plastics.

      Where you choose to store your items depends on how frequently you want to see them. If you live downtown but transfer your belongings to a unit outside the city to save money, you'll have to plan to visit them, rather than do it impulsively. If you house your possessions on any other floor but the ground level, think about how you'll get them in and out.

      Also consider amenities like unlimited access, onsite management and if your items need added temperature protection. If you know you're storing long term, ask how much lower long-term contracts are compared to monthly rates.

      Sacramento self storage cost

      The average 10’ x 10’ storage space in Sacramento is roughly $135 a month, which is 35 cents more than the national average per square inch of space. However, that same single bedroom-sized unit might cost up to $40 more per month due to fees, features, insurance and desirability of location. Although storage costs are higher than the national average, you can save money with discounts and other specials like first-month rent reductions or long-term commitment incentives.

      Amenities like climate control nudge monthly rates up even more, as do admin fees and insurance requirements — all of which are popular in the region. Admin fees are typically one-time paperwork fees around $25. Insurance is roughly $20 a month and helps you recover financially in the event of an unforeseen loss.

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        Sacramento self storage company information

        SelfStorage.com - Sacramento

        SelfStorage.com is a convenient storage locator that allows users to find the perfect storage unit based on price, amenities and location. More than 100 rooms are featured in the Sacramento area, ranging from 25 to 300 square feet. Prices start at $50 a month. Amenities vary by location but often include drive-up units, climate control, first-floor units and 24/7 access. Free truck rental is another amenity. Some locations specialize in wine storage. Discounts and specials offered.

        • Address: N/A
        • Phone number: (833) 863-1408
        • Hours of operation: N/A
        • Website: selfstorage.com/self-storage/california/sacramento
        21st and R Self Storage

        21st and R Self Storage offer 18 storage sizes ranging from 24 to 216 square feet for business and personal use. Monthly rates start at $85. Discounts are available. Accessible from the Sacramento metro area, servicing midtown, downtown, Boulevard Park and Newton Booth. All units are indoors, and most feature 10’ ceilings. Oversized elevator and flat carts to help you move are available. Outdoor drive-up and indoor parking available for boats, RVs and cars.

        • Address: 1800 21st St., Sacramento, CA 95811
        • Phone number: (916) 459-1836
        • Hours of operation: M - F: 8am - 6pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 4pm
        • Website: storagepro.com
        Life Storage Sacramento

        Life Storage operates 14 stores in the greater Sacramento area with monthly storage ranging from 25 to 300 square feet and indoor-outdoor vehicle slots. Prices start around $50 a month. Optional drive-up and ground-level access. Cooled or climate-controlled units. Moving truck rentals and packing supplies available. Various discounts are offered.

        • Address: 7716 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95826
        • Phone number: (916) 407-3242
        • Hours of operation: M - F: 9:30am - 6pm; Sat: 9am - 5pm; Sun: 12pm - 4pm
        • Website: lifestorage.com/storage-units/california/sacramento/95826/612-near-east-city
        Natomas Self Storage

        Starting at $70 a month, Natomas Self Storage provides its clients with personal and business storage. Units range from 25 - 546 square feet. All units have ground-floor access, security alarms and free use of moving truck with lift gate at move-in. Climate control is optional. Package delivery accepted. Moving supplies available.

        • Address: 2640 El Centro Rd, Sacramento, CA 95833
        • Phone number: (916) 646-1776
        • Hours of operation: M - Sat: 9am - 5:30pm; Sun: closed
        • Website: natomas.com
        Security Public Storage Sacramento

        Security Public Storage runs four locations in the city and a handful of others in the suburbs, which accommodate business and personal storage needs, including parking. Units range from 20 to 800 square feet. Prices start at $67 monthly. Ground-floor and drive-up indoor and outdoor units are available. Insurance and alarms are included. No deposits or admin fees. Resident managers are onsite and packing supplies are also available. Discounts are offered.

        • Address: 7051 Power Inn Rd, Sacramento, CA 95828
        • Phone number: (916) 436-7446
        • Hours of operation: M - Sun: 9am - 6pm
        • Website: securitypublicstorage.com
        Sentry Storage

        Sentry Storage has eight locations in and around Sacramento that provide household and business storage as well as boat and RV parking. Monthly rates start at $25. Units range from 20 to 300 square feet. Drive-up access, tenant insurance and packing supplies available. Electronic gates and onsite management included. Discounts are offered and no deposits needed.

        • Address: 5152 Auburn Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95841
        • Phone number: (916) 400-2878
        • Hours of operation: M - Sat: 8:30am - 5:30pm; Sun: 11am - 4pm
        • Website: sentrystorage.com/self-storage/ca/sacramento/auburn-blvd
        by Tom Rains ConsumerAffairs Research Team

        Tom Rains graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2014 with a master’s degree in Professional Writing. Tom’s passion for delivering quality content fuels him to provide consumers with accurate, well-researched information on major life purchases.

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