When you think of self-storage units, what image pops into your head? There’s a good chance the picture is either furniture packed and stacked as high as the ceiling, or, one of the storage-related TV shows that’s so popular these days.
Yes, storing furniture in a secure self-storage facility is indeed one of the most common things to do with storage units. However, you’ll find that what you can use a storage unit for is endless.
What you’ll find in this post are the creative and fantastic ways people make use of a self-storage facilities’ extra space and secure surroundings. This guide from BlueBoxStorage.com will give you a few ideas to consider.
Turn Your Storage Unit Into a Gym
Gyms are busy places, and during peak hours they get crowded. You find yourself not only having to wait to use your favourite equipment, but you’re continually having to wipe off the sweat and disinfect benches, bikes and other stuff that others have used. The result is lots you wish you could avoid at your gym.
However, if you’ve always wanted a private place to exercise, turning your self-storage unit into a gym can make your wish come true. You won’t have to wait to use the weights and other equipment, because it belongs only to you, and you can exercise in private, without having anyone stare at you while you try to finish your workout.
Turn Your Storage Unit Into a Band Practice Space
You’ve always loved plugging in your electric guitar or setting up a drum set and rocking out. However, finding private practice space is tricky. The main reasons are due to space issues and noise complaints by residents.
A self-storage space not only gives you the area that you need, but there are power outlets that let you rock out and rock out without worrying about disturbing others. You can use the space as a place to practice with your band, or, you can use it as a private place to practice on your own.
Turn Your Storage Unit into a Secret Games Room
As you live your day to day life, you find that you need a room of your own to relax and unwind. If your home does not have a game room to call your own, turn your self-storage unit into one. There’s plenty of space and plenty of privacy for you to do it.
You can include a collection of arcade machines, a pool table, a poker table or any gaming in your games space. Space and privacy give you a perfect way to do it. You can relax, unwind, and have fun. Storage units are available in a wide range of sizes for a variety of prices. All you have to do is decide how big you want and what price to pay.
Turn Your Storage Unit Into a Start-up Business
When you have a start-up business, the one thing you’re most concerned with is costs. Renting office space, along with all the other expenses of a start-up, can add up.
Turning your storage unit into a start-up business is a great way to have space without the cost of renting office space. You can help keep your expenses low with all of the material you need for your business safe and secure in your storage unit.
Turn Your Storage Unit into a Private Art Studio
If there’s one thing every artist appreciates, that’s private and quiet time to create their art and perfect their craft. Without the environment needed for focused attention, an artist can lose their creativity. No matter what kind of art you excel in, a safe and secure storage unit is not only a great place to make your art but a safe way to store your artist materials.
In addition to creating and storing the art, you can use the place to display your art to the public and potential buyers.
So enjoy these five great ways to use a storage unit to create space, security, and privacy for your passions. The possibilities are endless.