Self-storage units offer you the convenience of storing the things you want or need to keep, even if you have no space at home or in your office. Storage facilities have some options to choose from and one location may offer you something you need that another does not. Finding the right unit for your needs takes a little research but is not difficult. 1. Storing Household Items  If you live in a small home or are downsizing from a large home to a smaller one, you may have some items that you want to keep but do not have space for.