Storage West First-Time Renter’s Guide to Business or Home Storage Units

Are you in the market for a business or home storage unit? You’ve come to the right place! At Storage West, we take customer service seriously. That’s why we’ve created this guide for first-time renters to help you have a smooth rental and move-in experience.

Step #1: Find a Facility Near You

The first step is to choose one of our convenient Storage West facilities. We have more than 50 locations in CaliforniaArizonaNevada, and Texas, so there’s bound to be a business or home storage unit that’s close to you.

You can find a location on our website by entering your zip code on our home page. Or, if you prefer, you can contact our Call Center at (877) 252-8105. Our call center is in the US and staffed by dedicated customer service professionals.

#2: Choose and Reserve a Business or Home Storage Unit

Once you’ve found the facility that’s most convenient for you, the next step is to choose and reserve a storage unit. We offer business and home storage units ranging from small (5’ by 5’) to extra large (10’ by 30’) and our online sizing guide will help you evaluate your storage needs and choose the perfect unit.

When you settle on the right size unit, you’ll be able to take the next step online, too. With the click of a few buttons, you can review the units that are available and reserve a unit online. We strive to make the process as simple as possible.

#3: Pack Your Belongings

Next, it’s time to pack the belongings you want to store. Packing might seem straightforward, but we suggest you check out the Storage West blog. You’ll find advice on how to pack and store various items to ensure that they’re in perfect condition when you need them.

If you need packing supplies, we’ve got you covered. Each facility stocks things like boxes, bubble wrap, furniture covers, and packing tape. And, if you opt to upgrade to our Here For You Guarantee, you’ll get discounts on packing supplies plus three free moving boxes.

#4: Move In to Your New Storage Space

The fourth and final step is to move in to your new storage space. All our clients get free use of our moving truck on their move-in day. You’ll need to reserve the truck in advance to ensure it’s available. Our Here For You Guarantee offers double miles.

When you arrive with your belongings, the facility manager will be on-site to assist you and answer questions. We promise that our facilities will always be clean, well-maintained, and secure.


Renting with Storage West couldn’t be easier. Once you move in, you’ll be a valued member of a unique community – with friendly storage neighbors who’ll be happy to meet you.

To get started now, please visit our home page to find a facility near you.


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