No obligation to rent. Leasing this space is month-to-month, with no long term commitment


Melvin Avenue Storage wants you to know how storage works so you can have a great self-storage experience. Here are answers to some common questions. The Racine Storage Experts can help you with all your storage needs.

Storage FAQs

Billing FAQs

What sizes of units do you have?
Our standard size is 10’x20’ and 20’x20’ about 8’ high (all dimensions are approximate)

What’s a drive-up unit?
A drive-up unit has a roll-up door and its own loading area. Just drive up to it and load your belongings in or out.

What’s a roll-up door?
Roll-up doors are like garage doors – they roll up overhead for easy access. They’re usually wider than swing doors, so it’s easy to move things in and out.

Do you offer RV/boat/car/motorcycle parking?
While most of our units are designed to store personal or business belongings, our facilities offer spaces for parking vehicles or vessels outside. Please check with Melvin Avenue Storage facility to see if we have inside storage for large RV’s or Boats are available.

How far in advance can I reserve a storage unit?
You can reserve your unit up to 30 days before you move in.

Do you rent space month-to-month or do I have to sign a lease?
Our rental contracts are month-to-month agreements – no long-term lease is required.

Do I need to give you notice when I move out?
No. Just remove your lock and let us know when you have vacated your unit so you do not incur unnecessary charges.

When can I access my storage unit?
Melvin Avenue Storage facilities are open 7 days a week, access hours are listed on the About Us page.

What's the difference between access hours and office hours?
During access hours, you can use your gate code to access your storage unit. During office hours, Our Property Manager is available to provide in-person customer service (like answering questions, accepting rental payments and so on).

If I rent a storage unit from you, can my spouse, kids or friend have access, too?
When you rent from Melvin Avenue Storage you can allow access for other people you specify.

What kind of documentation do I need to provide to rent a storage unit?
You will need to provide a valid, government-issued form of identification (e.g., driver’s license, state ID or passport).

Can I rent in person, or on the telephone?
We designed our web site to make renting storage fast and easy – but you’re also welcome to walk into Melvin Avenue Storage and rent in person. Or you can call us 262-639-7101 to ask questions or reserve by telephone, Fill out the application after you download it on line

How do I pay my bill?
Melvin Ave Storage offers two convenient ways to pay:

  1. Pay by mail.
    Mail your payment to your Melvin Avenue Storage’s location. Please include your storage unit number on your check or money order.

  2. Pay in person.
    Pay your bill at Melvin Avenue Storage’s location. facility with cash


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 Racine Wisconsin 53404

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