We feel it is important that you know that all storage companies are not the same. Acorn Mini Storage offers several important advantages over our competition:
- Acorn Mini Storage does not require that you purchase insurance for your belongings. If you desire insurance, we are partnered with a third-party insurer that specializes in storage insurance.
- Acorn Mini Storage does not require that you purchase a special lock for your storage space. We will provide you with a stainless steel, high security disk lock free of charge upon the signing of your lease.
- Acorn Mini Storage does not require a security/clean-up deposit upon move-in.
- Acorn Mini Storage provides you with access to your storage space, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
- Acorn Mini Storage provides shipping pallets free of charge to keep your belongings elevated off the floor of your storage space.
- Acorn Mini Storage is a locally owned company that has been providing premium storage to customers in the Minneapolis / St. Paul metro area for nearly 25 years. Our parent company, Nationwide Group, is a local real estate management company that has been providing affordable residential housing and commercial property management since 1968. We are proud to be members of our community; as much as possible we do business with local banks and businesses.
The staff at Acorn Mini Storage knows you will need clean, safe, and convenient storage for your belongings. We offer a large number of different sized spaces to ensure that you do not rent more space than you need. Acorn Mini Storage offers many different configurations of our most popular sizes: ground floor drive-up spaces, ground level spaces within a secure building, freight elevator accessible second floor spaces within a secure building, ground level temperature-controlled spaces* within a secure building, and freight elevator accessible second floor temperature-controlled spaces* within a secure building. You choose the configuration and price that best meets your needs.
Acorn Mini Storage offers a full line of competitively priced moving and packing supplies to help you to prepare your belongings for storage and to make your move as easy, safe, and convenient as possible. We offer everything from standard moving boxes and specialty boxes, tape, bubble-wrap, shrink wrap, wrapping paper, and mattress bags to forearm forklifts and ratcheting tie-downs to help you to secure and transport your furniture and belongings.
Acorn Mini Storage offers several options to help you move and even pack and load your belongings. Each Acorn Mini Storage location is a U-Haul affiliated dealership. If your needs include a storage space of 10x10 or larger we offer free** truck rental for moving into your storage space. If you need packing and loading assistance we can connect you with Acorn Mini Storage / U-Haul Moving Helpers. If you wish to have your belongings professionally moved, Acorn Mini Storage has partnerships with several local full-service movers, for which we offer discount coupons.
Acorn Mini Storage offers a multitude of discounts to help make storage more affordable:
- 10% off military discount
- 5% senior’s discount
- 10% off AAA discount (with 6 month prepayment)
- 10% off discount for 12 month prepayment
- 5% off discount for 6 month prepayment
Every time you refer a friend or family member to Acorn Mini Storage and they rent a space at one of our stores, you will earn a referral fee of $25 to $50 depending upon the size of the space rented by the new customer. Acorn Mini Storage also offers benefits for returning customers including waived fees and discounts on packing supplies and boxes for future storage space rentals.
When you sign your lease with Acorn Mini Storage, we will provide you with a clean, secure storage space, a free stainless steel high security disk lock, free shipping pallets to elevate your belongings above your storage space floor and access to your space 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, as well as office hours seven day a week. Once you begin moving into your space, you will discover that Acorn Mini Storage offers the free use of dollies and heavy duty carts to help you move your belongings into storage. Every Acorn Mini Storage location features wide aisles and is moving truck accessible throughout to help you move into your space. To help you to organize your belongings we have mobile wire shelving units available for rent at very reasonable rates.
If your storage needs change while you are renting your storage space with Acorn Mini Storage, there is never a charge to move into a different space. If your storage needs change to include belongings that require temperature-controlled space, or you need to increase or decrease the size of your storage space, you can seamlessly transfer into another space. There is never a charge to transfer and any account balance will be transferred to the new space. You may also change your rent due-date at any time; you merely need to pay for the additional days to change to a due-date that works best for your situation.
Acorn Mini Storage offers a variety of methods for you to pay your rent each month. We accept cash, personal check, money orders, cashier’s checks, debit cards with the Visa or MasterCard logo, as well as Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards. Additionally, you can make payments on the Acorn Mini Storage website or through our call center. You can also set up your account so that Acorn Mini Storage automatically charges your credit card or debit card or automatically debits your checking or savings account with no additional fee to you. No one offers more options for payment.
Acorn Mini Storage offers automotive, boat, camper and RV parking spaces at several of our metro area locations. We offer the same security, access, convenience, and service to our outside storage customers as we do our regular storage space customers.
If your business is moving, expanding or simply needs more space, Acorn Mini Storage has storage options that cater to commercial customers. Storing business documents, equipment and/or excess inventory at your location can use valuable space that could be recovered by storing these items with Acorn Mini Storage. In addition to all of the features offered to our residential-use customers, our commercial customers enjoy the following additional amenities:
- Free delivery acceptance; goods can be delivered directly into your storage space
- Email or phone notification of deliveries
- Pick-up of surplus business inventory, storage records or other items going into storage
- Discounted shelving rental for record or inventory storage
- Free copy service**
- Free fax transmission or receipt**
- Free monthly invoicing
Acorn Mini Storage provides a record storage program for companies that do not have the need for active record management. Most businesses do not require the level of service, and expense, provided by record management companies. For files that are inactive and/or rarely accessed we can provide economic storage until the end of your retention period. Acorn Mini Storage can provide the initial pick-up of records free of charge**. We will also provide discounted shelving, if required, and all of the standard amenities provided to both residential-use and commercial customers. Acorn Mini Storage’s record storage program features several benefits versus storing files with a record management company:
- No minimum number of file boxes
- No file access fees
- Month-to-month contract
- 24-hour, seven days a week, 365 days per year access
- Free or discounted pick-up of initial records**
- Discounted shelving rental
- No limit on items stored; furniture, inventory or other items can be stored with your records
- No termination fees