An Outside Unit/Drive up access is a self storage unit with outside access that allows you the ability to load and unload your belongings directly from a vehicle or truck. These units are typically located outside the main building of a storage facility and are a garage like unit with roll up doors and concrete walls.
A drive up storage unit, although convenient, may not offer the amenities an inside unit offers. Climate controlled storage being the most important. An Outside Unit/Drive up access will offer protection against rain and wind and will keep your belongings safe, but if you have valuables that are susceptible to extreme heat or cold, then an inside storage unit is for you.
Depending on the size, these outside units can also accommodate your vehicle, boat or motorcycle. Drive up units is great for small machinery, or anything else you might store in a garage. These units are very popular because they are easily accessible.