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Are you looking to rent a storage unit but aren’t sure which is the appropriate size for the items you want to store? They might fit in a small storage unit, but what if that is not enough room? First, note all the valuables you are looking to put away. Then read our storage unit size guide below. ABCD Econo Storage, Storage Ward,  B&G Self Storage, and Selma Self Storage offer a wide range of storage unit sizes, so you are covered no matter what.

Storage Unit Size Guide

storage unit size guide

Small Storage Units

  • The smallest storage unit (5×5) is approximately the size of a closet. You can fit one to two large pieces of furniture (dresser, up to a full-size mattress, etc.) with a few smaller items, like small- or medium-sized boxes. Bigger storage units in the small range can better store most of the contents of an average bedroom. Users tend to rent small storage units for the purpose of clearing a little extra space in their houses. Perhaps the Christmas season has come and gone and you just do not want to look at those tangled lights any longer. Small storage units are the perfect size for those seasonal pieces that spend more time packed away than shown off. Additionally, small storage units can serve as an extension of your garage or shed. Give that spot to the tools you regularly use, and tuck away your others to create a clean work space.

Medium Storage Units

  • Medium storage units can store two to three bedroom’s worth of furniture and clothing. Perfect for keeping your apartment or condo items safe as you move, these are about the size of a one-car garage. Kitchen appliances, sofas, washers and dryers, and desks will all fit with space for your other boxes. You may also be able to store your smaller vehicles or sports equipment. And self storage is for businesses, too! Medium storage units provide a great space to stash inventory and equipment. Save money by renting a storage unit instead of office space, and enjoy the flexibility of month-by-month leases.

Large Storage Units

  • Large storage units accommodate the rest of your household items. You likely won’t be able to move your belongings from one house directly to another in a move. Our self storage facilities can keep them safe until you are settled and ready to unpack. These fit couches, patio furniture, your largest mattresses, pretty much the big items that will not fit in your car. Large storage units can comfortably hold vehicles as well. Cars, boats and jet skis do not have to take up space around your house. Keep your most prized possessions from having to weather storms.

Our Storage Calculator

Our calculator can help you determine what size unit would be best for your needs. Using the form below, tell us what you need to store and our calculator will provide an estimate in cubic feet as well as the storage size you’ll need. We’ll calculate the size and recommend a unit based on the space needed.

Source: Self Storage Association