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How to Rent a Storage Unit

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What is the process of renting a self storage unit?

  • Call us at 1.727.350.3350, or stop by. Let us know you’d like to see the facility. We are located at 661 40th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL, 33711.
  • One of our helpful storage valets will show you around, so you can compare different units and prices.
  • Select the self storage unit that works best for you.
  • Complete your lease agreement paperwork at our reception desk.
  • Lock your unit with your personal key or combination lock, or purchase one from us.
  • Move in.

How do I pay for my self storage unit?

  • You will need to show a government-issued ID, before you pay with a debit or credit card, cash or check.
  • You will need to pay the first month's rent plus a one-time, $10.05 administrative fee.
  • If you’d prefer, we can enroll you in an auto-debit plan. There won’t be bills to pay or checks to mail, and you won’t have to worry about late fees. Ask our storage valet for more information, if you’re interested in this payment option.

Can I rent a self storage unit on a month-to-month basis?

  • Yes. All of our self-storage unit rentals are month-to-month.

How much self storage space should I rent?

  • How much space you need depends upon how much you’d like to store. For suggestions, visit http://citywidedev.azurewebsites.net/Home/StandardSizes
  • If you need more help determining the right size storage unit for your needs, ask one of our storage valets for help.

Are your self storage units climate-controlled?

  • Each of our self storage units are climate-controlled.

Are my belongings insured while they are in my self storage unit?

  • Insurance is optional.
  • If you have homeowner's insurance, your policy may cover stored items. Check with your agent to be sure.
  • If you’d like, you can purchase our SafeStore protection plan, which is an affordable insurance option. Talk with one of our helpful storage valets for more information.

Can I purchase moving supplies from City-Wide, even though I’m not renting a self storage unit?

  • Yes. Anyone can purchase our high-quality boxes and supplies. If your order is $59 or more, we'll deliver them free anywhere in St. Petersburg.

Do you hold auctions?

  • We do. They are not regularly scheduled, so call us at 727.350.3350 to find out when the next one will be held.