It can be hard to estimate how much storage space you need, especially if this is your first time renting a storage space.
Storage Unit Size Guide
Every one of our storage facilities offers a variety of storage types in a number of different sizes. Use the following information as a rough estimation of exactly how much can fit in each unit:
5'x5' (25 sq. ft.)
Roughly the size of a home closet. Ideal for storing extra items such as boxes, twin-size mattresses, books, records/files, and other small miscellaneous items.
5'x10' (50 sq. ft.)
Ideal for storing the contents of a studio apartment, including a number of boxes, kitchen appliances, small mattress set, chairs, or even a motorcycle.
10'x5' (50 sq. ft.)
Identical to a 5x10 unit just with a wider door and shallower storage-depth. Tends to make accessing your items slightly easier than a 5x10.
5'x15' (75 sq. ft.)
Great for storing the contents of a 1 bedroom apartment. Ideal for furniture including a couch, chair and small dinning set, sporting equipment, bicycles, business merchandise, seasonal items, and sporting equipment.
10'x10' (100 sq. ft.)
Ideal for storing the contents of a 2 bedroom space. Perfect for holding an entertainment center, king-size matrresses, larger appliances, dinning room, furniture, and other various items you'd find in a 2 bedroom space.
10'x15' (150 sq. ft.)
Perfect for holding the contents of a 3 befroom space. Great for storing large screen t.v.'s, bikes and other sporting equipment, large furniture, full dinning room set, or even music equipment like a C-3 piano, drum set, or all the equipment needed for a several-month long tour.
10'x20' (200 sq. ft.)
Now we're getting to sizes ideal for cars, boats, and other veihicles. A 10x20 unit is ideal for a small car with some extra room to spare or a 3 to 4 bedroom set. Fill remaining space with sports equipment, small furniture set, boxes, or other small to medium personal items.
10'x25' (250 sq. ft.)
Great for storing a small boat with trailer with some room to spare. Fill the rest of your space with a couch, small chairs, small bedroom furniture set, and other miscellaneous items.
10'x30' (300 sq. ft.)
A 10'x30' unit is great for storing a large vehicle, small boat, and other large items with room to spare. Moving across country? This size unit is ideal for storing the contents of a large home while you settle in.
Still Have Questions?
Not a problem. Give us a call or stop by closest facility in Hampton Roads and our expert managers will answer most of your questions and find a unit that is perfect for you.