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We will be closed for the 4th of July. Read now for more information on access!
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Maximize your storage unit space by adding and removing seasonal gear.
Now that it’s heating up you are going to want easy access to all your gear for the summer such as: boats, fishing poles, swimming gear, inner tubes and more, which means you’re going to need more room in your home or garage. Your #storageunit is a great place to store gear you won’t use during the summer months to create extra space and declutter your home. 

To get started, create a list of things you won’t use and start organizing them into one place where they can be easily packed and brought to your storage unit. Having a hard time coming up with items? Here’s a list of common items to get you started.

-Sleds
-Snow Blower
-Winter Gear or Clothing
-Shovels
-Snowboards or Skis
-Winter Decorations
-Extra Bedding
-Snow Tires

What kind of winter gear will you be putting into storage? Let us know by commenting below!
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Important Notice: Pay Online system maintenance scheduled overnight on 5/9.
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We are proud to have donated a storage unit to support Lil' Gary's Legacy. Learn more about how you can help!
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In observance of Memorial Day, our offices will be closed. Normal access hours apply.For your convenience, our 24 rental/payment kiosk is available, even on holidays! Check out our blog for more info!
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Spring has arrived which means it is time to start organizing your things. 

As the season changes to warmer weather you will need to start the annual rotation of your gardening tools, outdoor gear and other equipment from your storage unit.

Spring is the perfect time to remove the extra stuff from your garage that you may not need in the summer months to come, which provides more space for the things that you do need.

Spring is also the perfect time to remove your patio furniture and the family BBQ from storage so you are prepared for backyard grilling and other fun summer activities.

What items are you excited to pull out of storage to use this summer?
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How to Organize & Optimize Your Storage Space

One of the best ways to make your storage experience convenient and enjoyable is to plan ahead when packing your storage space. 

Here are few helpful tips to consider.

1. Keep a detailed list of all items - You should know exactly which items are going to be stored and keep a list so that you can refer to it whenever you need something. 

2. Consider using protective covering - Depending on the climate you may want to lay down moisture absorbers, a tarp, or other protective fabrics both on the floor and around valuable items.

3. Make sure you you can access items out of reach - Keep a fold-up step ladder in your storage unit so that you can easily and safely reach items that may otherwise be too high. 

4. Know which items you’ll need the most often. - Understanding which items you will use most often allows you to plan ahead and pack those things near the entrance of your storage unit for easy access. 

5. Create an aisle of space to access everything. - Pack things along the walls and leave the middle open or simply leave an aisle of space so that nothing will be out of reach. 

What storage tips do you have for organizing and optimizing your space? Let us know in the comments below!
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Wishing you all the best this holiday season! Please be sure to make note of our schedule for the Christmas holiday. 

For your convenience our 24 rental/payment kiosk is available, even on holidays!  
A-1 Self Storage locations will be closed to celebrate Christmas Day on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2014. We wish you a happy and safe holiday!
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26390 Forest Ridge Dr Lake Forest, CA 92630
26390 Forest Ridge DriveUSCaliforniaLake Forest92630
(949) 309-2330a1storage.com
Self-Storage Facility, Moving and Storage Service
Self-Storage Facility
Moving and Storage Service
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Monday 9:00 am – 6:00 pmTuesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pmWednesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pmThursday ClosedFriday 9:00 am – 6:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pmSunday Closed
At A-1 Self Storage in Lake Forest, CA we are dedicated to providing you with the best in self storage. We offer month to month rentals in a clean, secure environment. Our state-of-the-art facility features our 24 hour rental/payment kiosk, convenient online bill payment, and climate controlled storage units. Our professional management staff will be glad to assist you -- we are here to help! Whether you are moving into a new home, expanding your business, going away to college, or even making space in your garage, A-1 Self Storage is here to help you along the way.

  • 24 Hr Rental/Payment Kiosk
  • 24-Hour Surveillance Cameras
  • Climate Controlled Units
  • Car Storage
  • Longest Access Hours in the Area
  • Business & Personal Storage
  • Commercial Deliveries Accepted
  • We Sell Boxes, Locks & Moving Supplies
  • Individually Alarmed Units
  • Coded Entry Keypad
  • Month to Month Rentals
  • Military & Senior Discounts
  • Monthly Professional Pest Control
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"The facility is clean, secure, and well maintained with great access hours."
"I always have a pleasant experience everytime I visit this location."
"This world needs more customer service and efficiency like this!"
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Rodofo B
in the last week
My grandparents rented a unit from this facility. They wanted me to let you know how easy Billy made it for them. Showed them around, gave them an easy accessible unit for them and made the whole process painless. Super friendly and nice to my grandmother. She kept talking about how polite and well mannered he was. High praise from a grandmother! Thanks Guys!!!
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You're very welcome, Rodofo!
Lynn Hughes
5 months ago
The location is very clean and secure, but the best part of the process was working with Billy. He was very thorough and sincere. He took the time to answer all my questions and find the best unit for my needs. The prices are great too! Having to store stuff is always annoying, but a lot of us have to do it, and Billy made the process as easy as possible. Thanks!
Response from the owner - 5 months ago
You're welcome, Lynn!
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Sediq Asghary
5 months ago
WE ARE RENTING A UNITE AT A-1 SELF STORAGE AND ITS VERY GOOD PLACE VERY NICE PRICE OPEN TILL LATE LIKE 10 PM WHICH IS GOOD FIRST MONTH FREE SPECIALLY BILLY IS A VERY NICE GUY HE HELPED US IN 5 MINS WE GOT EVERYTHING DONE IN JUST LESS THAN 5 MINS. YOU FEEL IT LIKE YOUR OWN HOME THANKS A-1 SELF STORAGE SED AND ROYA
Response from the owner - 5 months ago
You're very welcome!
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Terence Joe
2 years ago
Compared to experiences at other storage units I've had over the years, A-1 Self Storage is right up there with the best of them. The facility is clean, secure, and well maintained with great access hours.. but the best feature apart from the very competitive pricing is the amazing service. Maricela Ruiz was the representative at the facility today; she proved to be very professional, friendly, accommodating and efficient. Definitely would recommend this facility to anyone in the Lake Forest area!
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Michelle Herrick
2 months ago
My husband and I reserved a unit, realized it was just too small, Billy was so helpful and got us a great deal on our new unit. He has been very flexable and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this place.
Response from the owner - 2 months ago
We are glad to hear you had such a great experience with us, Michelle!
Natalie Carr
4 months ago
I can not recommend this facility more! Billy was SUPER helpful and really went out of his way to make our more easy! It makes it super convenient that all of the units are drive up, and their rates were great! Thank you A1 storage for everything!
Response from the owner - 4 months ago
Welcome to A-1, Natalie!
Keri Stroum
2 years ago
This is my 2nd time having a storage unit, so when I decided to use A1 I was NOT disappointed. Maricela was extremely helpful. She went through all the paperwork with me (which is great - that way there is nothing missed). All was good when I left that day. A few days later I realized I needed a bigger unit and Maricela was happy to help me with that. Told me to come on by and let me know the hours they were opened. Upon arriving she had the new paperwork ready for me just needed to sign a few sheets. One day she helped me outside with paying my rent on the computer (she had heard me talking back to the computer about not working for me). I have been there a month now and every time I see her she has a warm smile. I feel safe at that location and the units are very clean as well as the property. Thank you
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Eric Cantwell
2 years ago
My first experience at A-1 Self Storage was a very good one. I was representing my company from the East Coast. I had never rented space in self storage. I was under a tight time schedule and Maricela Ruiz was very clear, effective and thorough in walking me through all the key elements of the space we were looking to rent. She explained all the pertinent details and I appreciated her honesty and transparency as I asked about the potential for theft and or damage to articles in the storge unit. I left with a peace and confidence knowing that this storage location was the right one to support our business results. I credit Maricela in doing a fine job representing her company as a key factor in this positive business experience.
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