SOURCE: U-Store-It

April 16, 2008 12:09 ET

U-Store-It Announces New Features Added to Storage Rental Website

Storage Company Announces New, User Friendly Storage Solutions Website

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - U-Store-It Trust, a national self-storage company that offers storage, service and solutions, announced today the debut of their new user friendly website, UStoreIt.com. The website offers new and existing customers state of the art features and functionality.

Customers can now reserve storage units from any U-Store-It location with the new online storage reservation feature. Visitors to UStoreIt.com now have the convenience of viewing the exact size and attributes of each unit, plus real-time pricing of storage rates for each facility. This will allow users to better gauge what size storage unit they need and know the exact price they will be paying before they reserve the storage unit. In addition to the reservation feature, visitors can view a virtual tour and review specific features of each property.

The new website also allows customers to pay their storage bill online with its safe and secure online payment function. Additionally, customers can set up to pay their bill automatically online, making self-storage at U-Store-It truly stress free.

"We are very excited about the functionality of our new website and what it means for our storage customers," said Kristi Gubbels, Director of Marketing for U-Store-It. "We believe the new website is the ultimate solution to simplifying self-storage. We look forward to making more changes to our website to further improve our customers' self-storage experience."

At U-Store-It self-storage, units are offered on a month to month rental term to meet the needs of those needing temporary or long term storage. According to the Self Storage Association, one out of ten Americans is currently renting a storage unit. For more information about business or personal storage call toll-free at 1-888-U-Store-It or visit www.UStoreIt.com.

About U-Store-It:

U-Store-It Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate company focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition and development of self-storage centers. According to the Self Storage Almanac, U-Store-It is one of the top five owners and operators of self-storage facilities in the United States. To date, the company owns and/or manages 409 self-storage centers.