As summer draws to a close in Colorado Springs students are preparing for the fall semester and cooler temperatures. Extra blankets and heavy cold weather clothes take up space. So it’s helpful to store away summer clothing if you don’t want to live with clutter. Learn about our seasonal storage units for students in the fall.
5 Tips for Fall Storage Units for Students
Choosing the right storage unit size.
You don’t want to have to pay for storage space that you aren’t using. If you are only storing clothes, you need a smaller storage unit the size of a walk-in closet. If you are storing desks appliances and furniture you will need a larger unit.
Do you need climate enhanced storage?
Winters in Colorado Springs can get pretty cold. Do you have cold sensitive items that you need to protect from the freezing temperatures? Climate enhanced units can keep your belonging at a safe temperature to protect them through the cold winter months.
Don’t keep things you don’t need
If you didn’t wear it all summer, then donate it. If it’s furniture that you really aren’t attached to donate it or give it away. Don’t pay more for storing items that you aren’t going to use.
If you don’t have enough room for your fall clothes, you will need to get organized to prepare for your fall and winter wardrobe. Put your summer clothing in boxes or containers and put them in the storage unit. Investing in small storage cubes and closet racks will help you organize things more easily and have extra spall for your fall and winter clothes.
Keep what you need
Sometimes the weather gets warmer for a week or two during the fall. Don’t pack away all of your summer clothing just yet. Keep some t-shirts and shorts on hand to take advantage of the warmer fall weather.
Garden of the Gods Self Storage has storage units of all sizes to keep your clothing and accessories protected during the winter. Consider storage units in the summer to keep your items in when you leave for summer break. It’s so much easier than traveling back and forth with them in the Summer and Fall.