Basis of Presentation - Additional Information (Detail)
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2022
|Life Storage LP [Member]|
|Schedule Of Significant Accounting Policies [Line Items]|
|Stock distribution terms||Share and per share amounts and unit and per unit amounts as of and for all periods presented have been adjusted to reflect the impact of the three-for-two distribution of common stock announced by the Company on January 4, 2021 and distributed on January 27, 2021 to shareholders and unitholders of record on January 15, 2021.|
Incentive distribution payments made to managing members or general partners on a percentage scale, based on amounts in excess of distributions to Limited Liability Corporation or Limited Partnership members or limited partners.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef