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Storage Unit Size Guide

Don't waste money on space you don't actually need. Use our storage unit size guide to find the best option!

Common Storage Unit Sizes

Most storage facilities will offer the following unit sizes: 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, 10x30. Keep in mind that not all facilities will have these sizes. Also, some may have units that are smaller or larger than the standard sizes.

5x5 Storage Unit

What Can Fit

Dresser, small mattress set, and several boxes

Common Uses

  • Additional storage space for those who live in dorm rooms or small apartments
  • Storing off-season clothing and accessories
  • Storing seasonal decorations, lawn and gardening equipment, or sporting gear

5x10 Storage Unit

What Can Fit

Queen-sized mattress set, dresser, TV, and several boxes (could fit a smaller loveseat or other small furniture)

Common Uses

  • Storing dorm furniture and belongings over the summer
  • Storing sporting gear, such as surfboards, snowboards, or golf clubs
  • Temporary storage while moving from one small apartment to another

10x10 Storage Units

What Can Fit

Entire family room (sofa, coffee table, chairs, bookshelves, etc.) and two full bedrooms (mattress sets, night stands, dressers, etc.)

Common Uses

  • Storing large furniture and appliances during a move
  • Storing a jet ski or motorcycle
  • Storing tailgating gear, like a small trailer

10x15 Storage Unit

What Can Fit

Three full bedrooms, plus larger furniture (sofas, chairs, tables, appliances, etc.)

Common Uses

  • Storing the contents of a large apartment or house during a move
  • Storing a compact vehicle, motorcycle, scooter, or jet ski

10x20 Storage Unit

What Can Fit

Entire multiple-bedroom house, including large furniture (sofas, chairs, tables, appliances, etc.) and several boxes

Common Uses

  • Storing the contents of a small house while moving or building a new home
  • Storing cars and other vehicles
  • Business storage for supplies or inventory

10x30 Storage Units

What Can Fit

Entire multiple-bedroom house, including large furniture (sofas, chairs, tables, appliances, etc.) and several boxes

Common Uses

  • Storing the contents of a small house while moving or building a new home
  • Storing cars and other vehicles
  • Business storage for inventory or large equipment

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