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Public Storage - Columbus - 1326 Dublin Rd - 1326 Dublin Rd

Public Storage - Columbus - 1326 Dublin Rd

Columbus OH 43215|3.5 miles away

Public Storage - Columbus - 2719 Morse Road - 2719 Morse Road

Public Storage - Columbus - 2719 Morse Road

Columbus OH 43231|7.3 miles away

CubeSmart Self Storage - Hilliard - 5252 Nike Drive

CubeSmart Self Storage - Hilliard

Hilliard OH 43026|8.3 miles away

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Public Storage - Columbus - 1326 Dublin RdColumbus OH 432153.5 miles away
Public Storage - Columbus - 3171 S High St - 3171 S High St

Public Storage - Columbus - 3171 S High St

Columbus OH 43207|4.5 miles away

Life Storage - 3645 - Columbus - 5660 Broad St - 5660 West Broad Street

Life Storage - 3645 - Columbus - 5660 Broad St

Columbus OH 43228|8.1 miles away

Public Storage - Canal Winchester - 4965 Gender Rd - 4965 Gender Rd

Public Storage - Canal Winchester - 4965 Gender Rd

Canal Winchester OH 43110|10.6 miles away

Public Storage - Canal Winchester - 5275 Gender Rd - 5275 Gender Rd

Public Storage - Canal Winchester - 5275 Gender Rd

Canal Winchester OH 43110|10.9 miles away

Public Storage - Gahanna - 841 Taylor Station Rd - 841 Taylor Station Rd

Public Storage - Gahanna - 841 Taylor Station Rd

Gahanna OH 43230|9 miles away

ClearHome Self Storage - Rome - 466 Hilliard Rome Road

ClearHome Self Storage - Rome

Columbus OH 43228|7.7 miles away

Public Storage - Westerville - 6159 Maxtown Rd - 6159 Maxtown Rd

Public Storage - Westerville - 6159 Maxtown Rd

Westerville OH 43082|13.6 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 0829 - Hilliard - Parkway Ln - 3450 Parkway Lane

Extra Space Storage - 0829 - Hilliard - Parkway Ln

Hilliard OH 43026|7.9 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 6072 - Columbus - Alum Creek Dr - 1300 Alum Creek Drive

Extra Space Storage - 6072 - Columbus - Alum Creek Dr

Columbus OH 43209|3.2 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 0523 - Columbus - Wilson Rd - 191 North Wilson Road

Extra Space Storage - 0523 - Columbus - Wilson Rd

Columbus OH 43204|5.1 miles away

Public Storage - Pickerington - 701 Windmiller Dr - 701 Windmiller Dr

Public Storage - Pickerington - 701 Windmiller Dr

Pickerington OH 43147|12.3 miles away

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Storing a Car in Columbus, OH

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 Columbus, OH?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Columbus. 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 Columbus, OH?

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 Columbus, OH?

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 Columbus, OH?

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 Columbus, OH?

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 Columbus, OH?

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 Columbus, Ohio storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Columbus, Ohio for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
20'$111.37Not Available
25'$125.15Not Available
30'$168.07Not Available
35'$188.00Not Available
40'$142.78Not Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Columbus, Ohio over the past 180 days is $65.62.

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 Columbus?

The average cost of car storage in Columbus is $65.62 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Columbus?

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

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

An average 20' long storage unit in Columbus is $111.37 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 Columbus?

Outdoor car storage costs about $65.62 per month in Columbus. Typically, outdoor parking spots are cheaper because they don't offer the same level of protection as an indoor or enclosed storage unit.

Columbus Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Columbus student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Columbus include Capital University, Franklin University, Ohio Dominican University, Ohio State University. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Columbus self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Columbus tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $36.39 monthly depending on the time of year. Columbus self-storage prices are highest inAugust, and lowest in February.

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