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What You Need to Know About Madison AL Storage

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Madison AL storageSelf storage units are great when you need more space. Instead of selling off your belongings, try renting a self storage unit. Self storage units can be very useful when you are moving from house to house. Some people have to wait weeks before moving into their new place, which is why storage is a great option in the meantime.

Storage units come in all different sizes, so you can pick the size you need for your current amount of stuff. If you can’t decide on the correct size, or if you aren’t familiar with storage unit sizing (it can get confusing at times), don’t worry, that’s why the property manager is here for to assist you! Before renting a unit, there are a couple things you might like to know. For example, never store combustible or hazardous material in a storage unit. In addition, if you don’t want to see any critters running around, never store any type of food products.

The Storage Neighbor offers at all our sites month to month leasing, surveillance on the property, 24 hour access, drive, dry inside and climate control units and parking. We are a gated facility and you pick your own code. We also offer Bader Insurance if you want to insure those extra special items your storing, which I highly recommend doing. As they say…if it’s worth storing, it’s worth insuring.

The Storage Neighbor is family oriented and we strive to make your entire Madison AL storage experience with us as welcoming as possible. Here at the Nance Road Storage Neighbor, if the coffee’s on I’ll offer you a cup. Need water during your move because of the sweltering heat? I’ll bring you a bottle. And if you just need a rest, come sit in my office, cool off, and let’s chat for a bit.

This is a no hassle facility. If you have issues going on come tell me and I’ll try to resolve it as quickly as possible. I want to make sure you’re happy while you’re here.  Let me help you with all your storage needs. I’m here from 9 to 5:30 Monday thru Friday and 9 to 5 on Saturday. So stop by and let me show you around.

Find directions and prices for our Madison AL storage units at Nance Road here.

-Kim at The Storage Neighbor Nance Road

Research Park Self Storage Units in Madison AL

Friday, January 31st, 2014

It has been some kind of a cold winter compared to last year. Despite the chilly temperatures, things are going well over at our Slaughter Road Research Park storage facility in the New Year. The last couple of months have been really busy, with people coming and going, preparing for the holidays, and then packing everything up again in our self storage units in Madison AL. I saw cars loaded down with Christmas trees, boxes of cherished ornaments, secret gifts, and lots of smiling faces. I think I may have even spotted Santa over at his unit double checking his list as I was leaving before Christmas :)

I look forward to having some yard sales in the spring so make sure to watch for those. You can get some really good deals and meet some really nice people too. We also have some great move-in specials to help you save a little money, because we know how costly moving can be. If you are ever in the neighborhood, stop in to our self storage units in Madison AL and say hi. I will be happy to show you around the property.

Best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year from all of us at the Storage Neighbor!

Donate to a Charity Storage Unit in Madison AL

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Donate to Charity StorageHere at The Storage Neighbor, all of our locations in Huntsville AL and Madison AL are accepting goods for Charity Storage. We store the items in one of our unused storage units, and once that unit is full, the donated items are sold at our bi-monthly auctions.

Donations to our Charity Storage program can be made by current tenants or anyone in the community who would like to donate excess items they no longer want or need. All proceeds from the sale of donated items are given to each Storage Neighbor property manager’s charity of choice.

If you’d like to support our Charity Storage by donating, here is a list of items we are accepting:

  • Furniture
  • Working electronics
  • Household items
  • Toys

Research Park Update

Things are all warm and cozy over here at the The Storage Neighbor at Research Park. Our Madison AL climate control storage units have been switched from cool to heat (not much in between down here in Alabama). I helped move out a couple of long term renters last month. One family moved into their new home they have been building for over a year. Another family has set off on a new chapter of life on the beautiful beaches of Hawaii. I will miss them but it always so rewarding to see things come together for people you have worked with for so long, I wish them the best. I hope everyone has been having a wonderful holiday season and if I can ever be of assistance I hope you will give me a call.


County Line Traffic Update

It has finally started! Construction crews broke ground near The Storage Neighbor at County Line in December starting the long process of an access and exit ramp off I-565 to County Line Road for those coming to our storage units in Madison AL from Huntsville. The project is expected to be completed by 2015. This will make it easier for people from Huntsville to get to us. Keep checking back with us and I will keep you informed of the progress as it takes place.


Happy New Year from all of us at The Storage Neighbor!

10 Helpful Madison AL Storage Hints

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Madison AL storage unit box

1. Protect all items you place in storage. Use bubble wrap, mover’s stretch plastic wrap, boxes, and other protective means.

2. Use pallets, skids, 2×4’s or other support to keep your boxes off the floor. Keeping boxes off the floor prevents any possible flooding damage, and keeping a plastic sheet above the raised floor could further help prevent any moisture damage.

3. Place heavy plastic or cloth sheeting (drop cloths) over your property. This will keep dust and any other buildup from accumulating on your stored items.

4. Place Damp-Rid or similar moisture absorber in your Madison AL storage unit. Moisture is one of the main things to guard against inside a storage unit!

5. Pack electronics in the rear of the unit. This can further protect them from damage up front.

6. Pack glass items in protective packaging. Mark these packages “FRAGILE” for extra precaution.

7. Do not store valuables in your Madison AL storage unit (i.e. jewelry, furs, money, etc). These should be taken to safe deposit boxes at a bank or other higher security places.

8. Do not store flammable items or open food items. Both of these are recipes for disaster, either starting  a fire or going rotten and causing terrible odors and attracting pests.

9. Place mouse traps or rat poison in the storage unit if it does not already contain it. Many storage unit areas already have these in place. Check with your local storage facility manager.

10. Use disc locks to secure your storage unit. They are the safest and most secure locks available. Your belongings are worth it!

Hope these tips help with your storage process in Madison AL. Happy storing!

-Kathy at The Storage Neighbor – County Line, Madison AL

Improved Storage in Madison AL: I-565 Interchange, More Climate Control

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Hi Friends and Neighbors,

It has been a pretty good month at our Research Park storage facility. The cool weather has made it much easier for new tenants moving in and the fall colors are just lovely. Our new climate control building is filling up quickly and everyone seems to like the convenience of being able to drive right up to the doors and not have to haul all their things down a long hallway to store them.

In news around our County Line storage facility, the long-awaited new interchange between County Line Road and I-565 in Madison has just broken ground today. Governor Robert Bentley joined other state and local officials for a groundbreaking ceremony this afternoon. This is great news for the people of Madison who need to get to Huntsville and Research Park. The new interchange will add two looping ramps, one from I-565 westbound to County Line Road, the other from County Line Road to the interstate eastbound. The project will provide a new access for drivers traveling to and from I-565 to Madison Boulevard and County Line Road.

New Madison AL Interstate Interchange

Photo of new I-565 interchange project at County Line Rd.

We are all looking forward to the fast approaching holidays and spending a little more time with our friends and family. If you need a little extra space for entertaining, or if Santa needs a good place to hide some things away until the big day, please come on by and we can get you into exactly the unit you need.

See you soon!
Stephanie (Research Park) and Kathy (County Line Rd)

Store Summer Items in Self Storage Units in Madison AL

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Summer pool floats in storageHi Neighbors, it’s Stephanie from The Storage Neighbor at Research Park!

It’s that time of year again…cooler weather and lots of holiday fun fast approaching. I have pulled out all of the summer flowers at my store and replaced them with the beautiful colors of fall. I’m sure you are probably doing some of the same seasonal decoration changes. And I know you are going to need to clear out some space so bring your stuff to our self storage units in Madison AL and store it with me.

I try to make your self storage experience as easy and pleasurable as possible. I help a lot of my customers right over the phone and will be glad to do the same for you. I have even helped a guy all the way up in Alaska!  I hope you will go onto our website and read some of the reviews my customers have been nice enough to share about their experience with me and The Storage Neighbor. We offer a safe, secure, clean facility with many easy ways to pay. Also, we have very fair pricing with all kinds of specials.

I have a brand new state of the art climate control storage building so if you have things you want not only stored, but protected, you can take advantage of those self storage units. We are the only company in Alabama that has these types of climate control storage units where you can pull right up to the door for easy access, extremely convenient.

I hope you will contact me if you have any questions or need assistance with your self storage needs in Madison AL. It will be my pleasure to serve you!

Self Storage in Madison AL: Research Park Expansion

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Climate controlled self storage units in Madison ALThe Storage Neighbor at Research Park recently expanded its facility to accommodate the growing demand for climate controlled self storage in Madison AL. Our Research Park facility offers both dry and climate controlled storage units of various sizes. As a result of the expansion we now offer drive-up climate controlled units as well as units with 12-ft ceilings. Drive-up self storage units are beneficial to tenants because it allows for easier unloading and loading, as well as overall access to the unit. The Storage Neighbor at Research Park is currently the only storage facility in the Madison AL area to offer these types of units.

Climate controlled self storage is beneficial to tenants who need to store furniture, electronics, important documents, appliances, and other items that need to be protected from extreme temperature variations due to weather. Climate controlled units are temperature controlled based on the season. This allows the storage unit to maintain a temperature between 60 degrees and 78 degrees. Climate controlled units also help to prevent against mildew and mold, protecting the items being stored from potential damage.

The Storage Neighbor at Research Park offers climate controlled self storage in Madison AL, with unit sizes ranging from 5×10 feet to 10×15 feet. The units are easily accessible and secured behind a fenced perimeter and electronic gate. The property is well-lit and is monitored by a 24-hour surveillance system. The Storage Neighbor provides each tenant with a personal gate code to enter into the electronic gate system to gain access to the grounds of the facility.

Visit The Storage Neighbor at Research Park facility page for details about unit sizes, availability, and facility features.

Storage Madison AL: Expansion at Nance Rd

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Storage Madison AL at Nance RoadWhen choosing self storage in Madison AL, there are a few questions you should ask. Knowing the answers to these questions will allow you to make an educated and sound decision when selecting where you store your belongings.

Question 1:  Do you offer a variety of self storage unit sizes at your Nance Road location?

At our Nance Road facility, we are pleased to offer a large variety of storage unit sizes to choose from. We recently expanded the Nance facility to accommodate 7,500 more square feet of dry self storage units, in addition to the already existing self storage units and parking.  We offer dry self storage units in Madison AL ranging from 5×10 to 10×30 sizes. This wide variety of units allows our tenants to find the perfect size for their needs. The Storage Neighbor has the best storage Madison AL has to offer.

Question 2:  What types of security measures are in place at your Madison AL storage facility at Nance Road?

The Storage Neighbor takes security very seriously and provides 24 hour video surveillance at all of our self storage locations. Nance Road storage units in Madison AL are also secured behind a fenced perimeter with electronic gate access. The facility is well-lit to ensure the safety of our tenants who might be on the grounds of the facility during the early morning or evening hours.

Question 3:  How will I access my storage unit at the Nance facility?

Our storage in Madison AL at Nance is accessible via an electronic gate. Each tenant will receive a unique gate code in order to gain access to the property. Gate hours are daily from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm.  Each unit will be required to have its own lock on it. We do not provide locks but they can be purchased in the leasing office.

Question 4: What if I have a question regarding my storage unit?

Our on-site manager is more than happy to answer any questions you might have while storing with us. The Nance leasing office hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm, and on Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm. You may also call the office at any time and if the manager is not there, feel free to leave a message with our answering service.

Visit The Storage Neighbor at Nance Road facility page for more info and to reserve a storage unit today.

Storage Units in Madison AL: Expansion at County Line Rd

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Storage Madison AL at County Line RoadThe Storage Neighbor at County Line Road strives to provide an excellent self storage experience to our tenants. From the moment you walk in you will encounter our friendly staff who is there to assist you with all of your storage questions and needs. Our storage units in Madison AL (County Line) also provides a variety of storage unit sizes and types to accommodate your storage needs. The Storage Neighbor at County Line wants you to have the best self storage in Madison AL experience possible and is working daily to continually improve our facility and business practices.

Here are some of the things we have done and are doing to make sure you have a positive experience with The Storage Neighbor.

We recently expanded our County Line facility with more units and sizes. The Storage Neighbor at County Line recently underwent construction to expand our facility to offer more storage units and sizes to accommodate the growing needs. We added several more climate controlled storage units to benefit the needs of our tenants. Our storage in Madison, AL offers unit sizes ranging from 5×10 to 10×30.

We have the best office staff in Madison, AL. The Storage Neighbor at County Line prides itself on providing top notch customer service. Our managers are trained in customer service, leasing and property management. Our staff is friendly and professional and always willing to answer any questions you might have in regards to self storage units in Madison AL and The Storage Neighbor. We are proud to have them on our Storage Neighbor team!

We take security and your safety seriously. The Storage Neighbor has taken steps to make sure your items are safely and securely stored at our facility. We have a 24-hour surveillance video system as well as a fenced perimeter around our storage units in Madison AL. Access to the facility is granted through an electronic gate where each tenant has his or her own personal code. The Storage Neighbor at County Line is a well-lit facility to provide a peace of mind when on the property at night.

Our goal is to be convenient and provide a stress free storage experience. We know that life can throw curve balls and unexpected events tend to pop up here and there, that’s why we provide you with several ways to reserve a unit or pay. Reserve a storage unit in Madison AL online, at no cost, saving you time during the leasing process. We also offer month to month rentals and accept online payments and payments over the phone. Sign up for auto-debit and never miss a payment again.

For more information on The Storage Neighbor and how we provide top customer service visit us The Storage Neighbor at County Line in Madison, AL or call 256-461-0235.

How to Pack and Organize Your Storage Unit in Madison, AL

Friday, August 20th, 2010

You’ve decided that The Storage Neighbor in Madison, AL is the right location to meet your storage needs.  We are happy to welcome you to The Storage Neighbor family. We are certain that you are going to enjoy your storage experience with us. Our team in Madison, AL is here to meet all of your storage needs, so just let us know what we can do to help!

We currently have three Madison, AL storage facility locations:

Nance Road, 35757
County Line Road, 35758

Research Park at Slaughter Road, 35758

As you prepare to move your belongings into your Madison, AL storage unit, we offer you these tips to make your move more enjoyable.

  1. Visit The Storage Neighbor Madison, AL location of your choice to purchase the high quality boxes and packing supplies you will need to protect your belongings. Choosing quality boxes and packing supplies ensures that the items you pack will be properly protected throughout their stay in your Madison, AL storage unit.
  2. Label all boxes with a description of the items stored within. We suggest labeling more than one side and the top of each box. If you are moving, consider labeling the box with the room it should be delivered to in your new home.
  3. Use large boxes for lighter, bulky items such as pillows and blankets. Smaller boxes should be saved for books, dishes and other heavy items.

When stacking items in your Madison, AL storage unit, consider these tips:

  1. Stack like sized boxes together, this will keep them from tipping over inside your Madison, AL storage unit.
  2. Place labels facing out, so you can quickly and easily identify which box you need.
  3. Store boxes of heavy items closer to the floor and lighter items higher up. Heavier items are also better stored at the back of your Madison, AL storage unit.
  4. Don’t forget to leave an aisle in the center or along the sides of your Madison, AL storage unit so you can easily access all your items.

With these tips, and the friendly staff at The Storage Neighbor, your storage experience in Madison, AL should be a good one. Please let us know what we can do to help! View The Storage Neighbor locations in Madison, AL here.

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