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San Diego Storage Units

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Posted on January 27, 2023

So you’re looking to rent one or more San Diego storage units? As simple as the overall process appears to be, consider the following blog post for some additional valuable input. Over the last decade, the staff here at Big Box Storage of San Diego has assisted thousands of customers with their storage needs.

Generally speaking, when looking for a storage unit, the majority of our customers are primarily interested in one or more of the following three factors:

Storage in Downtown San Diego

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Posted on January 14, 2020
Downtown San Diego storage

Living in zip code 92101 – or more commonly known as downtown San Diego, California - has changed dramatically over the last fifteen years. One of the main impetuses behind the massive changes seems to be the opening of the Horton Plaza shopping complex back in 1985. Around that same time, the Center City Development Corporation was also created with a renewed focus on the redevelopment of San Diego’s downtown neighborhoods. Their efforts quickly led to an overhaul of the Gaslamp Quarter (more commonly referred to as the Gaslamp District by local San Diegans).

Deciding Between a Portable Storage Unit and a Self-Storage Unit

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Posted on June 19, 2019

If you’re like one out of every eleven households in San Diego, you’ll find yourself, either currently or at some point in the near future, in need of a storage unit rental. A quick Google search for a storage solution will present a vast number of options available to address your space shortage needs. Aside from the possibility of squeezing your spare items into a friend’s garage, you’ll find that the options can generally be categorized into one of two industry sectors: portable storage and self-storage. Let’s take a closer look at the some of the details of each one:

Storage for San Diego Businesses

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Posted on February 5, 2015
Storage for businesses throughout San Diego County.

Although the vast majority of Big Box Storage customers are residential (homeowners and renters), the company also provides storage rentals to a large number of businesses throughout San Diego. Such businesses range from national grocery chains to local restaurants to small accounting firms.  If you’re a business owner, consider some reasons as to why your business could benefit from renting storage space.

The Big Box Storage Trucks

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Posted on January 16, 2015

As mentioned in our previous article about piggyback forklifts, the two main components that allow us to offer our portable storage service (other than the Big Box Storage containers) are the piggyback forklift and the storage delivery truck. Since we’ve already discussed the forklift, let’s move onto the Big Box Storage delivery trucks!

How to Store Your Record Collection!

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Posted on December 15, 2014

How to Store a Record Collection
As we move further and further into the digital age, with music now coming in the form of CDs, MP3s and other digital formats, it may be time to pack up our old fashioned record collections and store them away.

How We Deliver Your Storage Containers

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Posted on November 22, 2014

For those of you who are familiar with Big Box Storage in San Diego, you are aware that we provide a convenient storage solution for residents of San Diego and the surrounding areas.  We have a little help though and that help comes in the form of a flat-bed style truck and a piggyback forklift.

Ariana's Story

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Posted on November 19, 2014

Big Stories-Ariana Tells Her Storage Story

Ariana has been modelling for most of her life.  As her career grew, so did her shoe collection.  Not willing to part with any of her precious footwear, yet looking to downsize her life in general, she needed to figure out a solution that would free up some space in her home, yet still allow her to retain her collection.

Boat Storage Tips

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Posted on October 15, 2014

If you’re fortunate enough to own a boat and you enjoy taking it out on the open water whenever weather permits, odds are, you most likely take care your boat during the boating season to ensure it’s optimal performance.
In the offseason however, when you can’t be as hands on with your boat, most likely you want to ensure it’s in safe hands and in protective housing.

Things to Consider When Storing Your RV

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Posted on October 11, 2014

If you happen to enjoy the distinction of owning a recreational vehicle, for the pleasure of your family and friends, you should also surely study how you would store it for most of the time when it is not in use. Recreational vehicles or RV, as you would refer to them in short, serve a diverse range of needs, including extended vacations or long drawn out sightseeing tours, or just a simple holiday to make up for lost time with your wife and children. Some use it at every possible opportunity, whereas others use it only occasionally, when the chance presents itself.