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Public Storage - Birmingham - 8 W Oxmoor Road - 8 W Oxmoor Road

Public Storage - Birmingham - 8 W Oxmoor Road

Birmingham AL 35209|7.6 miles away

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1900 Mini Warehouse Road - 1900 Mini Warehouse Road

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1900 Mini Warehouse Road

Birmingham AL 35244|9.8 miles away

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1055 Pebble Creek Prkwy - 1055 Pebble Creek Prkwy

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1055 Pebble Creek Prkwy

Birmingham AL 35214|11.2 miles away

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Public Storage - Birmingham - 8 W Oxmoor RoadBirmingham AL 352097.6 miles away
Access Anytime Storage - 4405 Woodward Road

Access Anytime Storage

Bessemer AL 35020|2.3 miles away

Public Storage - Midfield - 575 Bessemer Super Highway - 575 Bessemer Super Highway

Public Storage - Midfield - 575 Bessemer Super Highway

Midfield AL 35228|4.1 miles away

Copper Safe Storage - McCalla - 131 Mccalla Road

Copper Safe Storage - McCalla

Bessemer AL 35022|5 miles away

Copper Safe Storage - Birmingham - 5300 Cahaba Valley Road

Copper Safe Storage - Birmingham

Birmingham AL 35242|13.3 miles away

Vulcan RV - 1523 Midfield Industrial Boulevard

Vulcan RV

Birmingham AL 35221|4.5 miles away

Life Storage - 3046 - Birmingham - Center Point Pkwy - 2630 Center Point Parkway

Life Storage - 3046 - Birmingham - Center Point Pkwy

Birmingham AL 35215|23.3 miles away

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1147 Gadsden Hwy - 1147 Gadsden Hwy

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1147 Gadsden Hwy

Birmingham AL 35235|21.6 miles away

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1120 Huffman Road - 1120 Huffman Road

Public Storage - Birmingham - 1120 Huffman Road

Birmingham AL 35215|21.1 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 0654 - Hoover - Bowling Dr - 3050 Bowling Drive

Extra Space Storage - 0654 - Hoover - Bowling Dr

Birmingham AL 35242|16.8 miles away

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Storing a Car in Bessemer, AL

Here's a brief guide to some common questions about car storage and a few tips for preparing and maintaining your car while it's in storage.

Can you store a car in a storage unit in Bessemer, AL?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Bessemer. Car storage units require drive-up accessibility and not all storage facilities have this feature, so you'll want to filter your search to just include facilities with car storage or search by city or zip code on SpareFoot's car storage page.

What size storage do I need for a car near Bessemer, AL?

A 10x20 storage unit is the most common size for car storage. This will fit most sedans, crossovers, SUVs and small trucks. Larger trucks, vans and SUVs will require something larger like a 10x30 storage unit, while compact cars might fit into a 10x15 storage unit. Keep in mind that storage units have 8 foot ceilings, so trucks with higher lifts may not fit. Check out our car storage size guide for more details.

How do you prepare a car for storage in Bessemer, AL?

If you're planning to put a car in long-term storage, generally for 2 or more months, here are steps you can take to prevent damage to the engine and tires:

  • Wash and detail the interior and exterior
  • Change the engine oil to prevent build-up
  • Replace air filters and coolant
  • Fill up the gas tank to prevent rust
  • Over-inflate the tires, better yet, remove them altogether
  • Disconnect the battery to keep it from dying
  • Plug the exhaust pipe to prevent rats and pests
  • Use a car cover for added protection

Check out our blog post for preparing car for storage to learn more.

How often should you start a car in storage in Bessemer, AL?

While your car is in storage you'll want to start it up at least once every 2 weeks. It's best to let it run (not while in the unit!) or drive it around for 15 minutes. This will make sure everything operates correctly when you take your car out of storage.

Can you work on a car while it's in storage in Bessemer, AL?

It depends; some storage facilities will allow you to work on your car while it's in a storage unit but others will not. This will basically depend on the facility management so definitely ask first.

How long can you leave a car in storage in Bessemer, AL?

As long as you follow the car storage prep and maintenance tips, there's really no limit to how long a car can stay in storage.

What is storage insurance for a car?

Car storage insurance is sometimes referred to as "parked car insurance", but comprehensive coverage is typically the name of the plan offered by insurance companies. This protects against damage to the car while it is in storage but does not include liability coverage like a traditional insurance policy. It's a good idea to maintain insurance covered while the car is in storage and most storage facilities will require proof of insurance too.

Average price of storage units by size

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Bessemer, Alabama storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Bessemer, Alabama for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
20'$144.63Not Available
25'$92.00Not Available
30'$36.50Not Available
35'$54.00Not Available
40'Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Bessemer, Alabama over the past 180 days is $71.67.

Data for the cheapest self-storage unit is updated every 15 minutes.

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to store a car in Bessemer?

The average cost of car storage in Bessemer is $71.67 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Bessemer?

Many storage facilities do offer car storage discounts for new reservations. To find vehicle storage in Bessemer with a discount you can search by zip code or city on Sparefoot.

How much is a 20' long storage unit in Bessemer?

An average 20' long storage unit in Bessemer is $144.63 per month. Some compact cars may fit in a '15 long storage unit, but a 10x20 is a better option because it is big enough for most cars.

How much does outdoor car storage cost in Bessemer?

Outdoor car storage costs about $71.67 per month in Bessemer. Typically, outdoor parking spots are cheaper because they don't offer the same level of protection as an indoor or enclosed storage unit.

Bessemer Self-Storage: At A Glance

How does seasonality affect Bessemer self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Bessemer tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $68 monthly depending on the time of year. Bessemer self-storage prices are highest inJune, and lowest in April.

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