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What Fits in a Storage Unit?

What fits in a stoage unit

One of the most common questions we hear is "Will my dresser, mattress and sofa fit in a 10 x 10' storage unit?" Many people find it difficult to estimate how much storage space they are going to need. We've gotten pretty good at helping customers out with this question! If you're new to storage, learn more about how to rent a storage unit.

If you're ready to pick a storage unit size, here are a few ways we can help:

  • Come visit us at the store or give us a call at 800-242-1715! Together we can list everything you'll be storing and calculate how much storage space you will need.
  • Try out our space estimator app! This handy tool allows you to place everyday items like yours into different size storage units to see how they'll fit. It's also fun to play around with!


Storage Unit Sizes

5' x 5' Storage Unit

Holds a chest of drawers, office file boxes, chairs, clothing, tall items like lamps and coat racks.

5' x 10' Storage Unit

Holds one or two large pieces of furniture, 10 - 15 boxes, yard equipment, bicycle or motorcycle.

5' x 15' Storage Unit

Holds much of the contents of a small one bedroom apartment, excluding major appliances.

10' x 10' Storage Unit

Holds furnishings of a one bedroom apartment, including some major appliances.

10' x 15' Storage Unit

Holds furnishings of a two bedroom apartment, including some major appliances. Holds some compact vehicles (be sure to measure).

10' x 20' Storage Unit

Holds furnishings and appliances of a 2-3 bedroom residence. Can hold compact and some full-size vehicles.

10' x 30' Storage Unit

Holds furnishings of a 3-4 bedroom residence, most vehicles, boats, and commercial trailers.

Really Big

20x20' and larger spaces are available on a limited basis. Ideal for commercial customers and business storage needs.


Indoor and Outdoor spaces for long or short-term parking of vehicles, boats, trailers, and recreational vehicles