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How Self Storage Can Help You Practice Your Passions


Life is about exploring the world. Sometimes that exploration means adventures in the great outdoors or visiting foreign lands. Other times exploration means discovering new hobbies and expanding your mind. Self storage units are fantastic, versatile spaces where you can learn new skills without disturbing the neighbors or cluttering up your home. Here are some key questions to ask yourself that will help you find the right storage space for you and your new hobbies.

What Kind of Unit Do I Need?

Do you need the biggest unit you can find, a mini storage unit for you and a few items, or something in between? Well, that depends on the hobby. At Citiwide Self Storage, our site provides a detailed list of unit options, sizes, and prices so you can be sure to find the right fit. Our friendly team of professionals can also help you with any questions you may have.

What Features Do I Want?

Whether you’re building a not-really-home office, small business, or awesome hobby space, you’re going to want a unit with at least one electrical outlet. In-unit power is essential for any hobby. If you’re an artist or musician, exposure to extreme shifts in temperature can cause damage to your belongings over time, so try to find a storage unit that’s climate controlled as well.

What Should I Bring?

Obviously, you’ll be bringing all the items related to your new hobby. While some units have been outfitted with shelving, you should definitely bring a portable shelving rack of some kind for your supplies. We’d also suggest investing in the following items:

Your Long Island City Storage Solution

If you’re a hobby seeker in NYC, Citiwide Self Storage is the spot you want in the perfect location. Our storage units are ready to accommodate you and your passions. As an added bonus to you photographers, our rooftop is available to rent and presents gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline and has been used by several filmmakers and photographers. So what are you waiting for? Contact our Long Island City location today. Our team of storage professionals are ready and eager to assist you.

For more great storage ideas, be sure to check out our other blog posts.

CitiWide Self Storage


4555 Pearson St Long Island City, NY 11101