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It’s important to choose the right self storage unit size to avoid paying extra for space you don’t need or not having enough space for your belongings. The best way to rent the right size unit is to first make an inventory of the items you will store, including appliances, boxes, furniture, and anything else that can’t be stored in a box. Next, check the most common units sizes below to estimate the size you need.

5×5 Storage Units

A 5×5 unit is about the size of a small closet with enough space for a small mattress and box spring, dresser, and a few medium-sized boxes. This is the most common storage unit size for storing seasonal items, garden and lawn care items, and sports equipment. This is also a common storage unit for business storage. You will have space for about 35 boxes.

5×10 Storage Units

A 5×10 unit is about the size of a small walk-in closet. You can fit the furniture from a medium-sized bedroom, including a dresser, television, queen-sized bed set, and many medium-sized boxes. A 5×10 unit is a good size for a studio apartment or small one-bedroom apartment.

5×15 Storage Units

This size is comparable to a large walk-in closet. You will have enough space for everything in a bedroom, including nightstands, a dresser, a queen-sized bed set, a television, and many large boxes. This size is perfect for a one-bedroom apartment or items in your garage. For business use, you will have space for 150 file boxes.

10×10 Storage Units

A 10×10 unit is about the size of half of a one-car garage. You can fit everything in a large living room or two full bedrooms as well as many medium-sized boxes. This size is perfect for a two-bedroom apartment or household equipment.

10×15 Storage Units

This is about the size of half of a garage with enough space for three bedrooms and many large items like couches, tables, large televisions, and pianos. This size is most common for storing a three-bedroom house or a full apartment’s worth of belongings.

10×20 Storage Units

This size is close to a one-car garage with enough space for a two-bedroom home. You will have space for a couch, a washer/dryer set, a refrigerator, and a dining room set. This is a good size for storing everything in a large garage or a four-bedroom house.

10×25 Storage Units

This size is a good choice for homes with more than three bedrooms or everything in a large garage. You will have space for a fully furnished three-bedroom home, including large furniture, an entertainment center, and a washer and dryer set.

10×30 Storage Units

This large storage unit can hold everything in a two-bedroom home plus a car, or a five-bedroom fully-furnished home.