Avalon Storage RV Storage in Redding

Mini Storage Facility in Redding CA

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At Avalon Storage, our mini storage units help you store valuable items, reduce clutter, and free up space in your home or office. We offer a wide range of storage unit sizes, as well as RVBoat and Self Storage options. Our storage facility is located off Airport Road, on 10 acres surrounded by a 6-foot concrete wall. If you’re looking for a storage facility in the Redding area with easy access, reliable service, and options that meet your specific needs – then Avalon Storage is the right choice for you.

If you’re not sure exactly which storage unit is best suited for your needs, give us a call and one of our team members will walk you through our available storage options. Our goal is to equip you with everything you need to make your packing and storing experience easy and painless.

Our facility offers extra wide driveways and drive up mini storage units to make storing your possessions convenient and stress-free. You can access your storage unit 7 days a week, 6:30am to 9pm, with extended hours available upon request. We offer month-to-month lease terms with easy auto-pay options.

Give us a call at 530-221-1321 and we would be happy to answer all your questions.

Storage Unit Sizes & Prices

Below is a list of our storage unit sizes and prices. We also have RVBoat and Self Storage options available. We recommend that you visit Avalon Storage and get a tour of our facility to help you make an informed decision about your storage needs. We’re here to help!

Storage Unit Sizes & Pricing

Units SizePrice
5 x 10$55.00
10 x 5$60.00
10 x 10$80.00
10 x 15$100.00
10 x 20$115.00
10 x 25$130.00
10 x 30 - Double Door$145.00
RV / Boat Storage$55.00

Avalon Storage Advantages:video cameras at storage facility

  • 50+ video cameras cover entire property
  • Perimeter lights ring the grounds
  • Concrete walls enclose the entire facility
  • Individual alarms protect every storage unit
  • Clean facility with daily maintenance
  • Secure passcodes guard both gates
  • Reservations grant after-hour access
  • Conveniently staffed office hours

Storage Unit Equivalent Sizes

It’s not always easy to determine what size storage unit you need. Always err on the side of caution. Make sure you have enough space to fulfill all your current and future storage needs. To give you a better sense of the sizes we have available, here is a list of storage dimensions and their corresponding sizes.

  • 5×10 and 10×5 unit is about the size of a small closet
  • 10×10 unit is about the size of a bedroom
  • 10×15 unit is a little smaller than a one car garage
  • 10×20 unit is about the size of a one car garage
  • 10×25 unit is a little larger than a one car garage
  • 10×30 is a little smaller than a two-car garage

Hazardous Items Not Allowed in a Mini Storage Unit

Before you fill your storage unit, make certain you remove any hazardous items from your cargo. Hazardous or threatening items include, but are not limited to:

danger hazardous material

  • Gasoline
  • Compressed Gas
  • Paint
  • Toxic or Biological Waste
  • Fireworks
  • Kerosene
  • Propane tanks
  • Lamp and Motor Oil
  • Corrosives
  • Acid
  • Grease
  • Cleaners
  • Chemicals
  • Narcotics
  • Fertilizers
  • Asbestos or Items Containing Asbestos
  • Explosives
  • Perishable Food
  • Plants Alive or Dead
  • Animals Alive or Dead

Categorize Before You Pack

Pick through your belongings before you move them. Keep these questions in mind as you sort:

  • Is this item useful?
  • How often do I use this item?
  • Am I emotionally attached to this item?
  • Is this item worn out?
  • Is it worth purchasing a new one?
  • Could I donate this item?
  • Will this item fit well in my new place?
  • Is there room for this in my new house?

If the item doesn’t pass muster, throw it out or donate it. Read the following two sections for guidance.

taping box for storageTrash These Items

Pick through your belongings before you move them. Keep these questions in mind as you sort:

  • Broken items
  • Items with missing parts
  • Old papers, such as mail, magazines, and birthday cards
  • Rusty or dented equipment, such as gardening sheers or bicycle helmets

Some items may hold sentimental value, and be difficult to throw away. If you find yourself in this predicament, box these items together, and label the box with today’s date. Make yourself a bargain to revisit that box a year from now. At that time, open the box and ask yourself the following question: Do I need to hold onto this, or is it time to let it go?

Donate These Items

folded clothes for donation

Consider donating any items that you no longer have use for. Remember, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Those who frequent garage sales and consignment stores love:

  • Clothing free from holes and stains
  • Pots, pans, plates, glasses, and silverware
  • Furniture
  • Tools
  • Toys

Note: Consignment stores and thrift stores both accept donations. Consignment stores will split a portion of the profit with you. Thrift stores won’t. Instead, thrift stores will give you a receipt to use on your taxes. That’s right, donations are tax deductible.

Fragile Items

Protect fragile items with the proper padding and support. Wine glasses, mirrors, and ceramic dishes break easily, so bring along the following packing materials:

  • Bubble wrap
  • Boxes designed to hold dishes
  • Boxes designed to hold glasses
  • Dish and glass packers
  • Towels
  • Newspaper
  • Styrofoam peanuts
  • Furniture covers

The boxes built for dishes, and those built for glasses, come pre-divided into special compartments. Each one holds a specific item, reducing the likelihood of breakage. Take our word for it, these boxes are indispensable to any move.

wrapping fragile glassTake an Inventory

Keep track of the belongings you wish to keep, so you can identify and retrieve items quickly. There’s nothing worse than rushing around, unable to find what you need. Include the following on your inventory spreadsheet:

  • Name and description of each item
  • The condition of each item
  • Date of storage for each item
  • Location in storage for each item

Most importantly, grab your iPhone and snap at least one picture of each item. For more expensive items, like your flat screen tv and designer sneakers, snap a picture from each side. No, the pics aren’t for bragging rights. They provide insurance companies with proof in case your valuables are damaged.

How to Pack Your Mini Storage Unit

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How you pack your mini storage unit is crucial in order to maximize your space. You can always ask our friendly on-site manager for tips on packing your mini-storage unit.

  1. We recommend you fill your boxes evenly. Fill extra space in boxes with packing material, towels, or rags.
  2. Keep everything covered to avoid dust, corrosion, and other damage from the elements.
  3. Place large furniture against the back wall of your unit.
  4. Label all boxes clearly, using a thick black marker (like a Sharpie) and large handwriting.
  5. Wrap all fragile items before placing them in boxes.
  6. Keep books flat while packing to protect the spine.
  7. Combine heavier items with lighter items in the same box. It keeps the weight manageable and the boxes easier to lift.

Tips on Preparing Items for Storage

  1. Remove legs from couches and tables. Store furniture on its sides to save space.
  2. Place dressers end to end to maximize space.
  3. Store most frequently needed items toward the front of your unit.
  4. Clear a walkway down the middle of your unit for easy access to all your belongings.
  5. Place boxes and furniture on pallets or skids to create airflow around your items.
  6. Place old photos between two pieces of cardboard and tape together to prevent curling over time.
  7. Drain gasoline from any piece of equipment with an engine before stowing it in your storage unit.
  8. Use trash cans to store items such as shovels, hoes, and rakes.
  9. Use protective covers and treat wood before storing.
  10. Cover mattresses and store them on flat surfaces or against a wall.
  11. Use a wardrobe box for items like draperies, blankets, and dress clothes.
  12. Always use a heavy-duty lock on your mini storage unit.

Call us today at 530-221-1321 to find out which mini-storage units we have available. Then swing by and take a tour of our facility. Our friendly staff is available from 9am to 6pm Monday through Friday, and Saturday 10am to 4pm. We are closed Sunday.

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