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Florence, SC Storage Units
Storage Rentals of America has a long history of providing superior public storage options to all our customers. We’re easily accessible off of South Irby Street and our Florence storage facility has convenient access and office hours. Need some extra space in your home? We have plenty of different sized storage units! From 5×5 mini storage units to larger 10×30 storage units. We have a space for your belongings. Are you not sure what size storage unit you’ll need? Give our team a call. Big or small, we can help you select the right sized unit for your stuff. Our helpful customer service team can even move you in over the phone.
With month to month leases you have the benefit of not being locked into long term contracts. Clean storage units and a selection of safety and security features provide you with the peace of mind when you store with us. We have a state-of-the-art gate system, video surveillance, brightly lit, and fully fenced. You can even purchase packing and moving supplies such as boxes, packing tape, mattress covers, locks, and more. Stop by and experience the Storage Rentals of America difference.
- Climate-Controlled Storage Units
- Ground Floor Units
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Indoor Storage Units
- Moving Supplies & Boxes Available
- Locks Available for Purchase
- Auto Storage
- RV Storage
- Boat Storage
- Trailer Storage
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- 18-Wheel Driveway Access
- Video Surveillance
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Well Lit Facility
- Resident Manager
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
- Accepts Mail and Packages
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Florence, SC?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Florence, SC.
- 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?
No, but those new to the storage rental process would benefit to give us a call. 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?
In person, over the phone, or online! We want to make renting a storage unit as easy as possible.
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
Brand new locks are available to purchase at any of our locations. 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?
As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.
What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Units and Drive Up Storage Units?
Climate controlled storage units are designed to be kept between 55 and 85 degrees. This allows some protection for valuables against fluctuating temperatures.
What are the Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage Units?
Climate controlled units are great for protecting items of great monetary or sentimental value as they are kept between 55 and 85 degrees. In addition to this, less dust and dirt that get into interior units.
About Florence, South Carolina
The City of Florence is the county seat for Florence County. Florence is 83 miles east of Columbia on the I-20 freeway. Is only 16 miles west of the Great Pee Dee River. The city sprung up in the late 1800s as a major transportation hub because of the proximity to the river and the two national rail lines that met at Florence. Currently, the population of Florence is around 38,000. The median age in the city is 39 years old, which is the same as the state’s average. About half of the young adults are married. Many have children. The city is a nice place to raise kids or to relax in retirement.
What To Do in Florence
The Pee Dee River is very nice for fishing. It has many dams for hydroelectric power so that means there are wonderfully calm parts of the river for enjoyable fishing trips. The river runs from the Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the north to Georgetown, South Carolina to the south where it flows into Winyah Bay.
Florence has a nice Visitors Information Center located at 3290 W. Radio Drive for people new to the area. There is a unique collection of about 20 restaurants who are part of the SC Pecan Trail. These restaurants all have special dishes and drinks made with pecan. The pecan pie is scrumptious. A pecan martini is a delicious local treat.
Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center has the Florence Symphony and concerts of major artists on tour, musicals and dramatic plays at the Florence Little Theater. Race fans will enjoy the event at the Darlington Raceway.
Working in Florence
Florence’s unemployment rate is 3.6%, which is 0.3% lower than the national average of 3.9%. The city’s job market has grown by 0.4% in the past 12 months. The job growth rate over the next decade is projected at 29.9%, which is around 4% lower than the national average of 33.5%. The economy of Florence has changed significantly between the 20th and 21st century. It used to be a predominantly agricultural and railroad based economy, but to stay on top of the modern economy, the city now specializes in medical, commerce and transportation to become a major industrial center in the area.
Here are the neighborhoods in Florence with the nicest homes:
- Danwood/Elm: In this neighborhood, the median home price is $155,991
- Back Swamp/Gregg Camp: In this neighborhood, the median home price is $169,579
- Muldrow Mill: In this neighborhood, the median home price is $173,531
- Oakdale: In this neighborhood, the median home price is $183,778
- Ebenezer: In this neighborhood, the median home price is $193,945
Florence School District
Florence Public School District One governs all the public schools in the city. The public school system is composed of 18 schools. 12 are middle schools and the remaining 6 are middle or high schools. There are around 14,500 actively enrolled students in the public school system. The public school system is highly rated and has won several accolades for its accomplishments. In the K-12 sphere, there are also 6 private schools in the area. Among them are faith-based or Montessori style schools.
Regarding higher education, residents have access to 10 institutions of higher learning in a 50- mile radius around the city. The most prominent of these institutions are Florence Darlington Technical College and Francis Marion University.
Moving to Florence Resource Guide
Driver’s License and Auto Registration: Go to the nearest office of the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles to get a new driver’s license, an ID, and to register your vehicles.
Electricity and Natural Gas: Services are provided by South Carolina Electric & Gas.
Water and Sewer Services: Offered by the City of Florence. Download an application for a new account, then go to the office at 324 West Evans Street during their business hours.
Garbage Pick-Up and Recycling: Services are provided by the City of Florence Sanitation Department. The telephone number is 843-665-3296.
Telephone Service: Providers are listed at Wirefly.
Internet and Television: Choices are listed at CableTV.com.
Florence Municipal Government and Parks: The City of Florence has its office at 324 West Evans Street. The public parks are taken care of by the Parks & Recreation Department. There are many programs for sports. At Timrod Park, there are tennis courts, playgrounds for children, picnic areas, an amphitheater, and attractive gardens.The Legion Baseball Stadium is great for Little League and intramural games. The Freedom Florence Recreation Complex has fields for softball, football, soccer, and plenty of walking/jogging trails around a five-acre lake. The Barnes Street Activity Center has a gym for teens and adults to use.
Florence, South Carolina households have a median income that matches the state’s which is $49,000. The median price for a house is $155,700, which is about 8% higher than other cities found in the state. Many of the homes are owner-occupied, with only 42% available to rent for a median rent of $755 per month. This rent is 11% lower than the rents found n other cities in South Carolina.
Florence is a great town for families who are just starting out because the rents are modest. Many rent a home for a few years until they can afford to buy one. Those who visit, and then decide to stay, become a part of a thriving community. They enjoy the pace of life in Lawrence and want their kids to grow up in this nice small town.