Uses for Storage Units

Now one may think that a storage unit could only be used if someone is moving, or any of the mainstream reasons that self-storage units are commonly used for. When you need more space in your home to store items you can’t find it in your heart to let go of. But really these storage facilities are simply an addition to your personal space, and can be used for a variety of reasons if you just open your mind enough. Not enough space to do certain things in your house or apartment? Why not get a storage unit to take care of that? Here are some ideas to broaden your horizons and show you how self-storage units could be use to your advantage.

     Such spaces can be your own personal gym, or can be used to hold certain items to make space for your gym at home. A good balance between diet and exercise is very important these days in our health conscious society but with lack of time and space it can be pushed to the back burner many times. Sometimes just seeing your little dedicated gym area can encourage you to do a few exercises and make a sweat.

      It can also be a space to store emergency items in case of a disaster or can be available to drop items off in the event that you would need to evacuate your home. So instead of using space in your home for this kind of storage, one can have a storage unit with all your emergency items ready and waiting, but also with enough space to store items in a dire situation.

     These spaces can be used for leisure as well, for any variety of activities you can think of. Once you need the space away from home, the storage unit has your back. If you like to use your hands or just create certain items but need space for a workshop, a storage unit can serve that purpose. Not only may that be relaxing but it can even be used as a secondary source of income to plan that family vacation you’ve always wanted.  It can be used as an art gallery, place to practice your music, your personal space for a little down time, anything once you accept that there are endless opportunities, not just used for simply storing items.

     Now that you can see the possibilities what are you waiting for? Get started with that activity you’ve been putting of forever now that you have the space available to do so! To get you started in the New Jersey area, Highlands Storage is just for you and your storage needs.


If you are looking for affordable storage during a move or for those extra items you want to hang onto then check out our storage facility in New Jersey for climate controlled and safe self storage in New Jersey and surrounding areas. We have affordable storage units for any budget to store your goods in a state-of- the-art storage unit.



Highlands Wine & Self Storage in Franklin, NJ, meet the Owners Jonathan & Allison Brett