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Browse 486 climate-controlled storage listings for the best storage options in and around Washington, DC.

479 climate-controlled units in Washington, DC plus 7 more within a 30-mile radius.

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How much is a storage unit in Washington, DC?

The average price for a non-climate-controlled self storage unit in Washington, DC, is now $152 per month. To ensure easy access and a safe environment for your belongings, the storage facilities listed on StorageCafe feature amenities such as drive-up access, electric gates, security cameras, climate control, elevators and more. View all of the storage units located near you, select the unit size and amenities that work best for you, and contact the facility operator to book your Washington, DC self storage unit.

When searching for a storage unit in Washington, DC you have plenty of options! Depending on your needs, you might choose a thrifty small unit or go for maximum space with a large unit. Monthly rent for a storage unit in Washington, DC starts at $25 and goes up to $1,311 for current listings.

Non Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $92
5x10 $185
10x10 $221
10x15 $379
10x20 $458
10x30 $593
Average all sizes $321
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $98
5x10 $179
10x10 $254
10x15 $350
10x20 $455
10x30 $701
Average all sizes $340
*Average monthly rates for Washington, DC in April 2024

Find your ideal self storage unit in Washington, DC, today!

Interested in finding a storage unit for rent in Washington, DC? Search through the 12 storage facilities located in Washington, DC, that provide safe and accessible storage units. Check out the storage units in your area and sort them based on price and amenities. Get details about unit sizes, type of access, climate control, presence of security cameras, and other features. Find out how much it costs to rent a small storage unit in Washington, DC, and decide if it’s the right option for you.

Storage facilities usually rent units on a monthly basis, which gives you the flexibility of moving in and out whenever you need to. Rent your Washington, DC, self storage unit for just a month or keep it for an entire year – whichever works best for you. You can always extend your rental period, or switch to a bigger or smaller unit, as needed. Pick the storage unit that's right for you and rent it today!

What types of storage can you find in Washington, DC?

Self storage offers a wide range of services to residents of Washington, whether they need a small, climate-controlled unit to keep some valuables, or, on the contrary, a unit big enough for a large recreational vehicle. Check out the main types of self storage you can find, and rent, in Washington:

Non-climate-controlled self storage provision in Washington, DC

Self storage units in Washington come in many shapes and sizes as they serve various needs. Non-climate-controlled units are the most common ones and they're usually situated outdoors. That means they often offer the perk of drive-up access. Most people store items such as patio furniture, kitchen items and gardening tools in non-climate-controlled units. You can also rent indoor units — the smaller ones are also known as lockers.

The cost of a non-climate-controlled storage stands at around $151/month in Washington.

Count on climate-controlled self storage in Washington, DC, for sensitive items

Some items such as furniture, documents, appliances and others need to be stored in a special environment where temperature and humidity are optimal to preserve them. In this case, climate-controlled units are the perfect choice for storage away from home.

A total of 23 self storage facilities provide climate-controlled units in Washington.

Climate-controlled units in Washington rent for $164/month.

Vehicle storage in Washington, DC, helps residents keep their garages uncluttered

Many families own vehicles they don't use daily – an extra car, a motorcycle or an ATV. Keeping these vehicles in your garage at home can create problems with space and access. There are about 181,384 homes in Washington with registered vehicles, which means that vehicle storage needs are complex, and there's a need for extra space.

Check out the 1 facility in Washington that is providing vehicle storage units where you can store your additional vehicles long-term or short-term, as needed.

A vehicle storage unit in Washington costs around $139 per month.

Why turn to self storage in Washington, DC?

Self storage is especially helpful in the following cases for those living in Washington:

Self storage can assist you when you're relocating to Washington, DC

With Washington boasting varied job prospects and an attractive lifestyle, 131,695 people made Washington their new home in 2021, based on U.S. Census data. Overall, the city's population is 683,154 people, a -2.68% change year-over-year.

Compared to 10 years ago, Washington's population grew 12.78%.

Here's how the population of Washington changed over the last 10 years:

Numbers are total population figures in Washington, DC, as per the U.S. Census.

The Washington, DC, housing market benefits from self storage

When it comes to the Washington housing market, about 42% of residents are homeowners and close to 58% are renters. Moreover, 2% of adults in DC are part of multigenerational households. A typical home in Washington has 1 bedroom. It also has an average of about 1,232 square feet.

Renters living in a Washington apartment usually enjoy about 746 square feet. If they need to make more room in their apartments, seasonal and bulky items can stay in a storage unit until later.

As for homeowners, self storage can come in handy whenever they're about to start a home improvement project, for instance. As these types of projects can carry on over a few months, moving belongings from the area of the home under construction into storage can be quite effective. The project can be finished without cluttering the rest of the home.

Self storage in Washington, DC, keeps college students' stuff over the summer break

Washington sees numerous students each year, who are enlisted in the city's no less than 23 higher education institutions. As many of these students are living in Washington over summer, they need a place to keep their dorm room belongings until the next semester starts. Fortunately, there are multiple self storage facilities in Washington located at a convenient distance from the campuses, and college students can easily rent a unit to keep their stuff safe.

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The Easiest Way to Find Climate-Controlled Self Storage Near You

Are you looking to declutter your home, free up living space and also keep your possessions safe from the effects of the weather outside? Using StorageCafe, you can browse storage units in your neighborhood or ZIP code that not only suit your needs and budget but also come with climate control for maximum protection. High humidity damages clothing and dryness cracks leather, while extreme heat and cold can both adversely affect a wide range of materials and mechanisms, so put vulnerable belongings in a climate-controlled storage unit rather than in the garage. Local storage facilities have a variety of security features and offer units in a wide range of sizes and prices. You might well find one within a 3-to-5-mile radius of your home. StorageCafe makes it easy for you to explore climate-controlled storage: listings in Washington, DC and other cities are only a few clicks away!

The demographic data is from proprietary websites, Yardi Matrix and the 2021 American Community Survey (the latest U.S. Census Bureau release). No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information used for specific neighborhoods and/or ZIP Codes.

The following ZIP Codes are included in this demographic data: 20001, 20002, 20003, 20004, 20005, 20006, 20007, 20008, 20009, 20010, 20011, 20012, 20015, 20016, 20017, 20018, 20019, 20020, 20024, 20032, 20036, 20037, 20045, 20052, 20053, 20057, 20064, 20202, 20204, 20228, 20230, 20240, 20245, 20260, 20307, 20317, 20319, 20373, 20390, 20405, 20418, 20427, 20506, 20510, 20520, 20535, 20540, 20551, 20553, 20560, 20565, 20566, 20593.