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Storage Unit Size Guide

Storage Unit Size Questions

How big is a 5x5 storage unit?

A 5x5 storage unit is the size of a small utility closet. This is great for storing seasonal items like holiday decorations, gardening equipment, and sports equipment.

How big is a 5x10 storage unit? 

A 5x10 storage unit is the size of a standard walk-in closet. It can fit all the furnishings in a bedroom,  such as a dresser, nightstand, desk, mattress set, television, lamps, and a few medium-sized boxes. This a great option if you are in the de-cluttering process.

How big is a 10x10 storage unit?


A 10x10 storage unit is the size of a one-car garage. It can fit the items of three bedrooms, such as mattress sets, a couch, armchairs, and appliances. This storage unit is a great option if you are moving out of an apartment.

How big is a 10x20 storage unit?

A 10x20 storage unit is a perfect size for moving and relocation storage. It can fit the content of up to five bedrooms, Refrigerators, washers/dryers, large TV's, and several large boxes. This is a popular option for moving and relocation storage. 

How big is a 10x30 storage unit? 

A 10x30 storage unit can fit up to seven bedrooms. This is a great option for large appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, flat-screen televisions, and patio furniture sets. This storage unit would work well if you are in the process of building a new house.

How Big of A Storage Unit Do I Need?

It can be tricky to guess how much storage space you will need. We have included informative videos on unit sizes and a storage unit calculator to help you find the right amount of storage space for your needs.


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Find The Ideal Storage Space 

It can be difficult to decide the right amount of storage space you will need but don't worry! We are here to make it simple in three easy steps.

Step One.

Make a list of the items you plan on placing in storage.

Step Two.

From the list, estimate how many boxes you plan on packing into your storage unit. 

Step Three.

Use our storage calculator below to get an estimate on the storage space you need. This is also a great tool to maximize your storage space!


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  • Beds
    • Full Set
    • King Set
    • Queen Set
    • Twin Set
  • Couches
    • Couch
    • Loveseat
  • Tables/Chairs
    • Bar Stool
    • Coffee Table
    • Dining Chair
    • Dining Table
    • End Table
    • Kitchen Table
    • Night Stand
    • Ottoman
    • Patio Chair
    • Patio Lounge
    • Patio Table
    • Recliner
  • Furniture
    • Armoire
    • Bookcase
    • Buffet
    • Chest
    • China Cabinet
    • Desk
    • Dresser
    • Entertainment
    • Futon w/Frame
    • Trunk
    • TV Stand
    • Vanity
  • Appliances
    • Air Conditioner
    • Dishwasher
    • Freezer
    • Oven
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Washer/Dryer
  • Electronics
    • DVD/VCR
    • PC w/monitor
    • Speakers (Floor)
    • Stereo (Receiver)
    • TV (22 CRT)
    • Game Console & 10 games
  • Misc
    • Backpack (School)
    • Bicycle
    • Box (15x15x15)
    • Box (24x24x24)
    • Box (24x24x36)
    • Box (Office Files)
    • Rug (Rolled Up)
    • Treadmill
    • Fan (Floor)
    • File Cabinet (4 drawer)
    • File Cabinet (2 Drawer)
    • Generator
    • Golf Clubs
    • Highchair
    • Floor Lamp
    • Table Lamp
    • Piano (Upright)
    • Skis/Snowboard
    • Suitcase
    • Toolbox/Tools
    • Wardrobe (3x5)

Quick Size Guide

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Quick Size Guide

unit size 5x5
Think of it like a standard closet. Approximately 25 square feet, this space is perfect for about a dozen boxes, a desk and chair, and a bicycle.
unit size 5x10
It’s like a standard walk-in closet. Approximately 50 square feet, this unit holds a dozen boxes, a desk and chair, and a mattress and box spring.
unit size 5x15
The size of a large walk-in closet, this rental can hold the contents of a small studio apartment, including small furniture, boxes, and bookcases.
unit size 10x10
Approximately 100 square feet, this space can hold the contents of several rooms. You could fit an entire bedroom set, a couch, and a kitchen table.
unit size 10x15
Use this space to store the contents of a small house or a two-bedroom apartment: two couches, two mattress sets, a coffee table, fridge, and TV.
unit size 10x20
The size of a one-car garage, this space can hold a fridge, washer and dryer, three mattress sets, a dining room set, bookcases, couches, and boxes.
unit size 10x25
This space can fit a couple of couches, an oversized arm chair, dining room set, fridge, washer and dryer, entertainment nook, bookcases, and more.
unit size 10x30
Fit the contents of a three- to four-bedroom house. This 300 square foot space holds many mattress sets, dining room sets, couches, and boxes.
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