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Public Storage has been providing storage units nationwide since 1972. Its main benefits include providing clean storage units at affordable prices. Its main disadvantages are the number of features varying by location, including security and gate hours. If the location is right, Public Storage can be a decent option for someone looking to save money.
Public Storage units are competitively priced across the storage unit market. For example, a Large 10'x 10'costs roughly $92 per month (this can vary slightly depending on location). Storage units are free to reserve and do not require a long-term commitment. Currently, it is offering a $1 first month rent with up to 15% off its monthly rent (these are both subject to change and depends on availability). Public Storage units are also climate controlled, giving your items the best chance for maintaining their level of quality while being stowed away. Unit size options are as follows:
With over 40 years of experience, Public Storage offers quite a few supplemental features. Moving supplies are available for purchase through Public Storage. These supplies include but are not limited to: storage boxes, storage locks, packings supplies, tape. Public Storage also states on its site its commitment to keeping all of its facilities clean with adequate lighting. This can help prevent unnecessary maintenance and security issues, giving you a more trusted place to leave your things. Public Storage also offers AutoPay, making it easier for you to submit your monthly payments. This feature has 24/7 online access, giving you the power to take care of your facility when it best works with your schedule.
CubeSmart also provides customers with climate controlled units, which allows renters to control both the temperature and humidity of their units. While this feature is becoming a standard offering in the industry, it still proves to be incredibly useful for renters who don't want to risk the condition of their belongings to the effects of extreme temperatures.
There are a number of important features that are either undisclosed or details vary by location. This information includes but is not limited to: security details, reimbursement policy, and whether or not units are indoor or outdoor.
Another feature that varies per location is the gate hours. Having longer gate hours allows users more opportunities to access the contents of their storage unit. There is also no way for Public Storage users to rent a truck from them to transport materials to and from the storage unit since this feature is not available at any of their locations.
CubeSmart does not appear to offer cleaning and maintenance services for its units. Additionally, services such as added security measures and the availability of moving trucks appears to vary by location. If you're simply looking for a place to store your belongings, CubeSmart should prove adequate; however, if these features are important you you, you should consider other options.
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This is a nice service. It is fairly cheap and very accesible. I like the ease of use.
I only needed to use this service for a short time but it was helpful and they were friendly.
Staff was friendly and very helpful. We didn't have any worry about the safety or security of our things being stored there.
I have had a Public Storage space on two separate occasions and have been happy both times. I shop around for price and they are very competitive but I find the best thing to be the facilities. They are always clean and the employees are great. If you are looking for a storage unit, look into Public Storage.
This company has executive offices with non-responsive people. They set you up for late fees, but refuse to even hear your story....WE DO NOT WAIVE LATE FEES, NO EXCEPTIONS. They remind you by e-mail 3 weeks in advance, have your credit card info, but won't take your payment automatically. You have to jump thru the hoops every month. A DISHONEST way to run this type of business./ NEVER AGAIN...PS
While I had a Public Storage unit I felt like it was reasonably priced and the facility was always clean. I have had multiple storage units over the years and Public Storage was great. Employees were awesome as well.
My experience at the 4034 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85008 location leaves much to be desired. The property clearly isn't maintained. Bird crap is everywhere. The trash area has been overflowing each time I have visited the property. While the website says gate hours are until 9 pm, the reality is they close at 6 pm. The property manager is as lazy as they come. And, don't expect them to pro-rate rent when you move out. They pro-rate when you move in, but refuse to do the same upon move out. Also, keep a watch out for ridiculous fees when you move in. There are much better storage options out there. Save your money and keep your property in a cleaner location, go elsewhere!
Public Storage is great. I've been with them for three years and I plan on using them for many more. I had some issues with my billing and they fixed it right away.
Helped my brother store his belongings while moving places. The pavement inbetween the storage containers was fairly narrow and we had a difficult time maneuvering our U-haul. Value for storage was reasonable
I was with public storage for over 6 months and never once had any problem with security or damage. I like the hours they had to make sure the safety is there.
great company would recommend to friends and family have no issues so far people ion office are pretty friendly
We have used Public Storage for our business for years and love them! Net, clean facilities and easy access hours.
I used Public Storage for a little over a year. The units were clean and air controlled which was nice. the only thing I had an issue with is that they were not willing to help move the due date of my bill to a date that worked for me.
Being in between homes is stressful. We rented a storage unit from Public Storage during our in between time. Our house was ready for move in right after the next months payment was due. Even though when we signed with them it was a fee that was suppose to be paid that actually waived that months fee since it was only an extra 2 days. Great customer service!
Last month we were in between selling our home and buying a new home. We had to put most of our furniture in storage. Public Storage gave us the best deal and the storage units were clean and easy to access.
Daughter had to store her stuffs in storage. Looked around & found that Public Storage was reasonable & safe. We would definitely use them again.
I used a facility close to me for a few months while we were building our house. The facility was nice and clean and we didn't have any issues with that. The customer service was just ok. I would probably use them again.
Used to store stuff while building a house. Clean, professional, kind.
Public Storage raised the rates on the individual storage unit I had without ever letting me know. I had only been renting this unit for a few months before they raised the price on me. I decided to move out so I called the unit manager that I would be leaving, which was the middle of the month. So when I asked about pro rating my bill, the manager at the time had told me no problem. Well, they charged me the whole month anyway. I would have been fine with that if they hadn't told me they would pro rate me. So, they raised their prices on me without telling me, then didn't pro rate my last month when they told me they would. So, overall would NOT recommend them.
We used this company to store our extra holiday decorations. They were very clean and reasonably priced.
Public Storage is a great option to store your stuff safely. We love what Public Storage has to offer.
Horrible experience because our storage got infested with roaches.
This company offers what it advertises. It was affordable and secure. We had zero problems. They offered easy access and great customer service.
I didn't have the best experience. Our storage unit flooded. The folks at the storage facility, move all of our stuff before they notified us. After we moved out of the facility we discovered items were missing. I assume they were lost in the flood and they did not want to be held responsible.
Basic unit that provided what we needed. Clean and easy access for a tuck to load and unload.
Public Storage has decent units in ok locations, but they are usually priced higher than some other storage facilities.
You get what you pay for and this company provides a quality product when you need to store things. Easy access to load and unload. was effective for our needs.
Public Storage has low monthly rates and has great space for me to store my possessions.
No frills, but the facility worked great for our needs. The AC units are real nice because they keep your personal items cool so that they are not ruined when it is hot outside.
I love public storage because there is one right next to my home and it isn’t expensive but it gives me the extra storage I need.
Public Storage has a good place to put our things that can fit in our house. My family has been using the place for about two years. It was really great to use when we would move houses.
Good customer service, prices are ok, lots of choice for sizes that you may need
Great space for all my great-grandmother's things. Suggested to all!
We've used Public Storage to store furniture that we are saving for a child. We've appreciated their customer service.
THey are a very fair company, and have great customer service.
Storage space was fairly well maintained, the desk staff was good, the regional management was questionable
Locations not exactly convenient to my locations
poor management, no outside lighting, complain that door needed repair, never happened
Price increased monthly. Let other people put things in our re noted spacejom
Clean units, fair price, safe. Someone is always available to assist you in getting in the units, etc.
Good company and customer service. Never had any problems with them.
I think they are a little pricy but they are in every community so easy to get to.
Offered a military discount but the site refused to give me one
THEY REMIND YOU OF PAYMENT DUE ON THE 12TH EVERY MONTH, WHEN THEY SHOULD REMIND YOU A WEEK PRIOR. IVE PAID TOO MANY LATE FEES
No problems , needed them for 3 months didn't have any problems just not the most helpful customer service
Glad they work with you and only people with codes can get in
Very clean building, coded access, and carts available for customer use
plenty of space and very good price structure.
Usually thier sites are clean. They need to replace broken doors though.
Always increasing prices for a place that very difficult to acess steep incline