Millstream Self Storage: Secure Drive-Up Storage Units in Victoria

If you have been looking for a solution to your storage problems, Millstream Self Storage is the right choice. We can provide you with spacious and affordable drive-up storage units to keep your belongings safe. Located in Langford, Millstream Self Storage is an easy drive from downtown Victoria. We also offer packing supplies such as boxes, locks, and more at great prices.

We offer great value for money with clean, modern and climate-controlled self-storage units near you. Our drive-up storage units provide you with the convenience of easy storage. Our facilities are guarded with security features such as 24-hour digital video recording and monitored access control systems. Our self-storage locations are open seven days a week for easy access. We also serve clients in Langford and Colwood. Call us to get a quote.

Locally Owned and Operated

As a family-owned and operated local business, our award-winning storage facility in Victoria is easily accessible and offers climate control in many units. If you require a little bit of storage or a lot, Millstream Self Storage has maximum comfort and convenience under one roof. We offer a convenient, safe and secure environment for both residential and commercial clients in Langford and Colwood. So, if you need temporary or long-term storage while moving or renovating or if your office is overloaded with ‘records,’ you can reach out to us.

Drive-up Storage Units in Victoria, Langford and Colwood

A drive-up storage unit is a garage-like unit that offers convenience and utility. Benefits of a drive-up storage unit include:

 

  • ​They are easily accessible as you can drive up to the storage units and directly load or unload your vehicle.

  • They are especially ideal for bulky furniture or big appliances and boxes.

  • It is convenient for people moving homes or offices to move belongings without using staircases, tight hallways or elevators.

General Storage Tips

 

Before loading your belongings in our storage unit, make sure you read the following handy tips. These will guide and help you load your goods correctly and store them securely.

  • Use plastic sheets, pallets and heavy drop cloths to keep furniture or boxes off the floor.

  • Stack similar-sized boxes on top of each other.

  • Stack the largest box first and add a few lighter boxes on top.

  • Remember not to stack any box/item above fragile goods’ boxes.

  • Consider using freestanding shelves and placing boxes on furniture and appliances to maximize your storage space.

  • Remember to utilize the extra space under tables to store boxes.

  • Putting your sofa on one end or along the corner edges will save a lot of space.

  • Keep your goods in order of utility. Remember to store things you need very often in front of your storage unit.

  • Leave a walking space or aisle for accessing items behind the storage unit.

  • Ensure to leave enough air space between items for adequate ventilation.

  • Do not hang any items on the walls.

FAQs

 

The following are some commonly asked questions about our storage units in Victoria, Langford and Colwood:

What Can I Store and how to store them?

 

Whatever our requirements, our storage units in Victoria should meet them. Some examples include:

Furniture and appliances:
  • Empty and clean the appliances thoroughly.

  • Freezers and fridges must defrost completely.

  • Do not store any baked-on items that may invite pests.

  • You should disassemble large furniture such as bed frames, shelves and tables.

  • Store the loose nuts and bolts securely inside a separate plastic bag for quick re-assembly.

  • Cover mattresses, furniture and appliances fully to protect them from damage.

  • Try to store fragile and expensive devices such as televisions, stereos and computers in their original boxes.

  • If original packing material is not available, use boxes and bubble wraps that we sell in our on-site stores.

  • Label all chords and boxes for easy identification.

Breakables:
  • All fragile goods should be separately covered/packed in tissue papers or bubble wraps.

  • Keep cups and bowls together and stack plates vertically for safety.

  • Write “Fragile” on every box that contains crockery or breakable items.

  • Store mirrors, wall paintings and pictures vertically; wrapped in ink-free papers.

Clothing, linen and carpets:
  • Wash all clothing and linen before storing them in boxes.

  • Do not enclose carpets or clothes within plastic bags.

  • Hang your clothes on hangers using a wardrobe box.

  • Clean woollen carpets thoroughly to keep pests at bay.

  • Roll carpets right-side out and do not fold to preserve the pile.

Machinery and vehicles:
  • Empty all gas and propane tanks.

  • Wash your vehicle properly and apply a wax coat.

  • Replace the filters and oil.

  • Inflate the tires properly.

  • Place plywood or cardboard under any vehicle or machinery that may potentially leak.

What Can I Not Store?

 

Governmental laws prohibit several items from being stored at our facilities. Please abide by these laws so that we can keep your and other customers' belongings secure.

 

Prohibited items include the following:

  • Arms, ammunition, firearms or explosives.

  • Hazardous, toxic or radioactive items, flammable liquids and materials, and biological agents.

  • Goods that present a serious danger to the storage unit, its staff, fellow customers and your goods.

  • Gas canisters for barbeques or recreational vehicle use.

  • Aerosol cans.

  • Contaminated goods, pollutants, asbestos or other goods of a potentially dangerous nature.

  • Good or substances illegally obtained.

  • Birds, insects, fish, animals or other living creatures.

  • Food or perishable goods.

  • Dry foods (like rice, pet food, flour, etc.).

  • Garbage or other things which emit foul fumes, smells or odours.

Will My Belongings Be Safe?

 

Yes, they will. Our state-of-the-art storage units provide unparalleled protection with features such as:

  • Closed-circuit security cameras

  • Individual door alarms

  • Computer keypad entry & exit

  • Fire sprinklers

  • Smoke Detectors

  • Alarmed perimeter fencing

 

If you have any questions about the safety of our storage units in Victoria, Langford and Colwood, please reach out to us. You can visit our resources section for more information.

What Should I Do Before Moving Out?

 

When you move out, we will refund your $25.00 deposit if you:

  • Provide 14 days' notice before the 1st or the 15th of the month in which they plan to vacate the unit.

  • Pay the full charges.

  • Cause no damage to the storage unit and leave nothing behind.

What Should I Look for in a Self-Storage Unit?

 

Before renting a self-storage unit, we recommend our clients consider the following:

  • The amount of space they will require.

  • The duration.

  • Whether any items are temperature sensitive and require climate-control.

  • Their budget.

  • Their future storage requirements.

 

What Are Drive-up Storage Units?

 

Drive-storage units are used to drive your belongings right to the unit's doors and unload items. This feature is particularly useful for those who have to access their units frequently.

Do you have any more questions about our self-storage units in Victoria, Langford and Colwood? Please send them to us, and we'll get back to you shortly.

Why Choose Us?



As a family business, we understand the value of our customers’ trust in our services. We have trained and friendly staff that provide excellent customer service. We can solve your storage problems with our commitment to giving you precise, transparent and hands-on service. Everyone deserves access to an excellent storage solution, and that’s why we offer a wide selection of unit sizes. Whether your requirements are residential or commercial, we are your very own off-site safe. Depending upon your specific requirements, we can provide you with diverse storage solutions from size dimensions between 3x5 to 14x20. With our services, you can rest assured that your belongings are secure under the best standards of safety and protection.

Call or email us today to reserve a space in our storage facility in Victoria, Langford and Colwood.

Easy Payment Options

The cost of our storage solutions is based on square footage, location, and features. However, you don’t have to worry about payment and arranging finances. Whether you’re thinking short-term or long-term, you would be hard-pressed to locate another storage facility in Victoria with such flexible payment options.