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Affordable Waterford, MI Storage Units
With an easily accessible location, convenient access hours, and office hours, our Waterford storage facility has a storage unit for you. Big or small we offer affordable, clean storage units. Not sure what size you will need? Don’t worry, our knowledgeable customer service team can walk you through the rental process over the phone and help you select the right size storage unit. You can even move in over the phone!
With month to month leases, you’re not locked into long term contracts on your storage unit. Get peace of mind when you store with us! Clean, brightly lit storage units with state-of-the-art gate system and video surveillance. And if you are planning to move soon we have boxes, packing paper, tape, locks, and more that are available for purchase at our storage facility. We are your one stop shop for all things storage and packing. So stop on by and come see the Storage Rentals of America difference.
Our customer service team can help you find your storage unit no matter your needs. We have plenty of self storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units. Need even more space? We also have extra large 30×20 storage units.
- Climate Controlled Storage Units
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Indoor Storage Units
- Ground Floor Units
- Moving Supplies & Boxes Available
- Locks Available for Purchase
- RV Storage
- Auto Storage
- Boat Storage
- Trailer Storage
- Electronic Gate Access
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Drive-Up Access
- 18-Wheel Truck Access
- Well Lit Facility
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Video Surveillance
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
- Accepts Mail or Packages
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Waterford, MI?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Waterford, MI.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.
How Do I Prepare My Vehicle for Storage?
While we recommend that you check your manufacturer’s instructions we put together some quick vehicle preparation guides. We want to make sure your vehicle runs as smooth as it did when you first put it into storage.
- Car Storage
- RV Storage
- Boat & Trailer Storage
- Motorcycle Storage
- ATV Storage
- Jet Ski Storage
- Snowmobile Storage
Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?
While you do not need to call ahead, Our team is eager to help you with any questions you have. We can walk you through the rental process and help you select the right sized storage unit for your needs.
Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Person or on the Telephone?
Visit our facility, give us a call, or rent your storage unit online. We make the storage rental process easy!
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
Locks are available to purchase at all of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure.
How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?
Rent your storage unit as long as you like. We offer month to month leases to the make the rental process as easy as possible.
What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Units and Drive Up Storage Units?
Climate controlled units are kept between 55 and 85 degrees to protect your valuables against harsh temperatures. Many drive up units allow you to drive your car up to your storage unit for easy loading and unloading.
What are the Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage Units?
Many customers want climate controlled storage units in order to protect items of sentimental or monetary value by keeping them at a temperature between 55 and 85 degrees. In addition, they’re cleaner as less dust and dirt can get in them.
About Waterford Michigan
Waterford is a township. It is located at the physical center-point of Oakland County. About 70,000 people live there. The state of Michigan is surrounded by the Great Lakes. In the Waterford area, there are 34 lakes that range in size from four acres to over 1,200 acres. In Waterford Township, there are five neighborhood communities that are not yet incorporated, which are 1) Clintonville; 2) Drayton Plains, 3) Elizabeth Lake; 4) Four Towns, and; 5) Waterford Village.
The weather varies over the four seasons with cold winters and hot/humid summers. Spring and autumn are both pleasant. Winter gets below freezing. Humidity is high in summer because of all the open water; however, the temperature rarely gets over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Waterford Township has many younger people and families. More than half of the population is under 44 years old, with a median age of 36. Only 11% of the residents are older than 65.
What To Do in Waterford
The parks and recreational areas in Waterford and the surrounding area are exceptional. A favorite is the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, which has 3,745 acres that include delightful picnic areas. There are several BBQ grills available that are popular to use during the warm summers. The lake has a nice wide beach to enjoy and boating is allowed on the lake. Hiking trails, mountain bike trails, and horse trails are in abundance. During winter, this area offers cross-country skiing treks.
Another popular lake can be found at Dodge #4 State Park, which has a clean, pretty beach. This lake is popular with those who like to go sailing. The Hesse-Hathaway Park in Waterford has a community garden and offers free outdoor concerts during summer.
Locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut flowers are available at the Oakland County Farmer’s Market. For a nice cultural experience, the Starlight Theater offers terrific musicals and plays, featuring local talent. The Waterford Historic Village is a museum of rustic living cabins from days past.
Working in Waterford
The median household income for this area is $63,905, which is about $11,000 (16%) higher than in other cities in Michigan and $9,000 (14%) higher than the national average.
City-Data reports that the transportation equipment sector (making cars and trucks) is the biggest employer in Waterford, creating about 17% of the jobs. Construction jobs are in second place at 12%. Professional, scientific, and tech jobs are about 8%. Hospitality and food services have about 4% of the jobs. Administration jobs are 4%. Government jobs account for 3% with another 3% working in education. The most common occupations are engineers (16%), sales (5%), mechanics (4%), production occupations (4%), and metals/plastics workers (4%).
The highest-priced homes in Waterford are found in these nice neighborhoods:
- Highland Road and South Shore Street: Median Home Price is $231,041
- Lake Angelus: Median Home Price is $230,569
- Dixie Highway and Sashabaw Road: Median Home Price is $226,210
- Highland Road and Tull Court: Median Home Price is $218,076
- Elizabeth Lake Road and Highland Road: Median Home Price is $216,796
- Highland Road and North Williams Lake Road: Median Home Price is $215,304
- South Williams Lake Road and Elizabeth Lake Road: Median Home Price is $215,115
- Cooley Lake Road and Cass Elizabeth Road: Median Home Price is $212,484
- Four Towns: Median Home Price is $209,477
- Cass Elizabeth Road and Parkway Drive: Median Home Price is $201,956
Waterford School District
Waterford is in the Waterford School District. There are 14 public schools in Waterford. There are nine public elementary schools, two public middle schools, and three public high schools. There is one private Catholic school called Our Lady of the Lakes. It offers grades first through 12.
Colleges: There is one college called Oakland Community College.
Moving to Waterford Resource Guide
If you are moving to Waterford, this information will help you get set up in your new place.
Driver’s License and Vehicle Registration: In Michigan, the Secretary of State provides the services for a driver’s license, identification cards, and to register vehicles. Many of the services are offered online. There is an online office locator that is useful to find the nearest office.
Electricity: Provided from Detroit Edison. To start electrical service call 800-477-4747 from 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday and 8 am to 2 pm on Saturdays.
Natural Gas: Comes from DTE Energy. You can go online to setup a new account.
Water and Sewer Services: Provided are provided by the Waterford Township Water/Sewer Department.
Garbage Collection and Recycling Services: Provided by Advanced Disposal. To get more information about the services offered you can visit their website.
Waterford Municipal Government & Parks
The municipal government is the Charter Township of Waterford Michigan. The township offices are located at 5200 Civic Center Drive. The telephone is 248-674-3111. The offices are open from 8 am to 5 pm between Labor Day and Memorial Day. The rest of the year, the hours are 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.
The Waterford Parks and Recreation Department maintains the public parks, special events, summer camps, and the programs and activities for youth and adults.
The median home price in Waterford is $184,891 (June 2019). This is 25% higher than the median price found in other cities in Michigan. Owner-occupied homes are 65% of the residents. The cost of living in Waterford is 4% less than in other cities in Michigan and 6% less than the national average. The median rent for a home is $1,490, which is 44% higher than the median rent in other cities in Michigan. Renters may be challenged to find a home for rent because only 35% of homes are rental properties. Waterford is an excellent area for families with children. Many young families own homes in this area and the median age of 36 is lower than the median age in the rest of the state.