The Benefit of Small Self-Storage

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Our smallest unit is an 8’x8’, which is in-between the conventional 5’x5’ and 10’x10’. When you’re moving a house or downsizing, it’s easy to see why you would need an 8’x20’ or an 8’x40’ unit, but we’ve always been curious about our “smaller” renters – what do they store? Why is a small storage unit worth it?

What can you store in a small storage unit? It turns out, you can store a lot of things. The favourite is to store seasonal items like winter tires or outdoor furniture and swap items in and out as you need them around the house.

The second favourite use of a smaller storage unit is to keep “over flow”, things that you don’t use daily or even weekly, but you don’t want to throw away because you’ll need them in a few months’ time. One example is a customer who is storing her grandparents’ furniture because they’ve moved into a retirement home and her own home is not yet ready but it’s much less expensive to store the furniture than to buy new furniture.

Another really interesting use is to set up shelves in the 8’x8’ storage unit and create a sort of “utility closet”. Tools, hardware, extra house supplies like air filters, light bulbs, etc., all need a place, but many people are using their basements these days, so they don’t have room for a large utility space.

What’s great about Storage Solutions is that our units are drive-up, so if you have heavy things that you need to store, there’s minimal moving and lifting for you. Our customers also have 24/7 access to their unit.

Still have questions? We’re happy to find answers for you! Call us at 905-854-1008, email us at or come on in to 9200 Twiss Rd, Milton Ontario. If you just want more information in general, check out our webpage at


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amer hashem (Milton)
a month ago

Very reliable storage. A good solution to park your car and keeping it protected from all weather conditions. Although a bit remote location.. but the price and the service was worth it.

Riley Rogozynski (Woodstock)
a week ago

I went in to find out some information on storage units for when I move in a couple weeks and was happily surprised by the customer service I received. I had looked at a few other storage facilities in Woodstock but their customer service was terrible compared to Jared's from Storage Solutions. He was professional and understanding of my needs and was ready to help anywhere he could. I will definitely be spreading the word to any of my friends looking for units!

Jennifer Sibbitt (Milton)
a week ago

Staff are very friendly and helpful. The facility is well maintained, clean and secure. I highly recommend Storage Solutions!

Janet Kennedy (Woodstock)
2 weeks ago

Great rates for a clean, secure, well lit place. Really good staff and a company that cares. New facility and the competitors are pretty tired looking and charging the same rates (if not a bit more).

Abeer Nauman (Milton)
a day ago

Very friendly staff. Always great service. Would highly recommend.

Lindsay Munro (Milton)
4 months ago

My husband and I recently relocated from the US and needed a place to store all of our belongings while we secured a new home. The folks at Storage Solutions advised us on the right size unit for our needs, at the right price. They were kind and helpful with all of our "first-timer" questions. We were very confident in the security of the place, and had absolutely no issues. I would highly recommend and use them again if needed.

Ashley Kelly (Milton)
a month ago

Been storing office and personal items for years. Have had various size units. Prices are great and staff has always been helpful.