Did you know that picking the right size storage unit is the most common difficulty when renting your first storage unit? Even seasoned storage experts sometimes have trouble determining if the unit they picked is going to be big enough for all of their stuff.
That’s why we’ve put together the below Storage Unit Size Guide. It’s designed to give you an idea of what the different “sizes” mean, like what the unit size is equivalent to and common items that can fit in the unit.
But we don’t stop there when helping you figure out your self storage needs. Check out our self storage tips that will help you get packed and ready to go. And if you still have questions, drop by our FAQ page to see if it’s already been answered.
Plus, we’re always here to help. Find a location near you and give us a call to get it all figured out.
|Unit Sizes||Equivalent to:||This Unit will hold:||Similar to:|
|5’X5′ (225-250 cu. ft.)||Regular Closet, Half Bathroom||Personal items such as gardening tools and seasonal décor, as well as clothes, athletic equipment, small tables and chairs, sales rep materials or a few dozen filing boxes.||4 x 8 Moving Trailer|
|5’X10′ (450-500 cu. ft.)||Walk-in Closet||Small sofas and chairs, chest of drawers, boxspring and mattress, dining room furniture, totes, boxes and other small-to-medium sized items.||Small Pickup Truck|
|7.5’X10′ (675-750 cu. ft.)||Home (Small) Office, Large Closet||Small studio apartment’s worth of furniture, large boxes and totes, mattress and box spring, a few dozen file boxes, desk, bookshelves, and other medium-sized items.||Full Size Pickup Truck|
|10’X10′(900-1000 cu. ft.)||Half of a One-Car Garage, Average-Size Bedroom||Furniture in a one-bedroom apartment with appliances, furniture of two suite-sized offices, around 200 file boxes, 3 rooms worth of furniture.||15′ Moving Truck|
|10’X15′(1350-1500 cu. ft.)||Oversized Bedroom||Two-bedroom apartment or house, small vehicle or boat, building materials and bulk carpet, small office of furniture and file boxes.||22′ Moving Truck|
|10’X20′(1800-2000 cu. ft.)||Standard One-Car Garage||Three-bedroom house of furniture plus many boxes, storage racks with file boxes, small car or boat, construction equipment, and other large items.||24′ Moving Truck|
|10’X30′ (2700-3000 cu. ft.)||Standard Two-Car Garage||Four-Five-Bedroom house of furniture, car or truck, large boat, bulky furniture, construction equipment, office desks and filing cabinets, and other large items.||30’ Moving Truck|