U-STOR News (2 of 8)
U-STOR news keeps you up to date on our storage specials, storage tips, auction news, and events!
Commercial Storage Tenant Highlight
Local Nonprofit Commercial Storage Customer Works to Help Homeless in Wichita
We’re thankful for all of our commercial storage customers, but one nonprofit client at our U-STOR Northrock location has an amazing mission to provide resources and prevent homelessness in Wichita. One recent interview and review from Tony Nave of the Union Rescue Mission has us wanting to spread the word about them as well!
Union Rescue Mission was looking for commercial storage in Wichita for the organization and Tony initially visited “Store in a Wink,” a fellow local self-storage facility rated alongside U-STOR as one of the
Looking for the Best Storage Units in Wichita?
“Best Storage Unit Facility in Wichita. Honest Business.”
U-STOR appreciates every review and kind comment we receive online, but when Darlene Uncapher made the comment above on our Facebook page this October, it really made us blush! Why? Because Darlene is an experienced auction bidder and works only with local storage unit companies. She knows all Wichita storage facilities well and communicates with all managers on a regular basis.
We chatted with Darlene, asking her a few questions to dig a little deeper into why U-STOR has the best storage units in Wichita in her opinion. We may be a bit …
Hurry to Get Cheap RV Storage and Car Storage!
U-STOR Has LOTS of Drive Up Car Storage Units – But Space is Running Low on RV Storage!
Each of our 7 Wichita self-storage locations has ample car storage – but not every one of them has RV storage. What’s that mean? RV space is limited, so hurry to get it discounted with our move-in special! Check out our locations to find the nearest cheap RV storage near you.
U-STOR More With Us!
Experience – Local RV & car storage since 1981
Safety – On-site managers & 24-hour surveillance
Ground Floor Storage Units – Drive up & drive in car storage units …
How to Save On Storage & Moving? Here are 6 Ways.
How Can USTOR More With Us? Let Us Count the saving Ways…
Storage Unit Savings – Check out our monthly cheap storage units! We offer move-in discounts at any of our 7 Wichita storage locations.
Time is Money – One of the biggest features we’re proud of (besides being local since 1981) is…no elevators! No lugging moving boxes up or down stairs or into an elevator at any of our drive-up storage units. Simply cruise in and unload!
Referrals – Did you know we’ll pay you $25 for every successful referral – whether you’re a USTOR customer or not?
Need Furniture Storage? Get a Climate-Controlled Unit!
When storing Furniture, Climate-Controlled Storage Units are a Must.
Let’s face it, hot Kansas summer temperatures are on the rise…and they’re not going down any time soon. As if moving heavy furniture isn’t enough work, loading them into storage in the summer heat can be even more draining. Enter, climate-controlled storage!
Climate-controlled storage units not only keep you comfortable, but also help keep expensive, delicate, or antique furniture in great condition.
Why is a climate-controlled unit best for furniture storage? Some factors to consider:
Wood – Water vapor in humidity can cause wood to shrink, swell, and crack. Crazy Kansas temperature fluctuations can also …
What Are the Best Times to Have a Garage Sale?
Garage sale season is upon us. Time to get organized!
When is the best time to have a garage sale? The answer is now! Spring is the perfect time to clear out clutter and soon, garage sale enthusiasts everywhere will start searching online and cruising the streets for stuff to buy.
Here are a few tips for a successful plan to declutter, get organized, and make some cash at your next garage sale:
If you don’t use it regularly, sell it. Do you still have those old pleated jeans or that fanny pack from the 90s? They’re making a comeback so sell …
Best Storage Unit Facilities in Wichita
U-STOR Ranked As One of the Top Storage Facilities in Wichita
U-STOR University recently ranked in the top 8 of 177 storage unit facilities by Expertise, a nationwide organization with a goal to connect people with the best local service providers.
Expertise went through a process to review, curate, and score the Top Wichita Storage Facilities across 25 different variables. They rated U-STOR Wichita in the following categories:
Availability – How responsive are we?
Qualifications – How accredited are we?
Reputation – How is our customer service history?
Experience – Are we “masters of our craft?” How many years have we served?
Professionalism – Do we …
How to Choose a Storage Unit Near You
What’s the Best Wichita Storage Unit Size for You? Here are 6 things to consider.
1. Inventory – What will you be storing? Make a list, so you don’t forget!
2. Identify – Consider sizes, weights, and shapes. Can your items be stacked on each other or will they need their own space?
3. Measure – Pack and stack items then use a tape measure to double-check the size.
4. Time – How long will you be storing these items? Will you be storing items in the future? How big are they? Make sure your unit can accommodate those sizes so you don’t …
Best Places to Wrap Presents? Cheap Storage Units!
wrap presents in peace for $25 at a storage unit near you
Now that the gifts have all been purchased (and are hopefully still hidden), it’s time to wrap! If you’re running out of hiding places or just need a little extra space to wrap in peace, check out our Santa’s Secret Special. Rent a 5×10 unit for only $25 – even if it’s just a gift to yourself for some quiet time.
Get those holiday decorations boxed up and take advantage of this special until January 1. Start your year off organized in one of our 7 Wichita storage …
What Can You Use a Storage Unit For?
An Art studio? A personal gym? A Music Space? storage unit use gets creative due to social distancing.
When you think of a self-storage unit, you probably picture boxes, furniture, art pieces, old photos, keepsakes, or workout equipment. You know, stuff that’s not often used.
But we’re seeing more and more nontraditional uses of storage units due to COVID. Because of social distancing, so many Wichita storage units at our 7 locations are becoming many of our customers’ “home away from home,” a place to focus (or go when they’re out of room at home).
Making the Most of Climate-Controlled Storage Units