Deciding what size self storage units can be tricky if you’ve never used one before. This is a typical guide based upon units from Simply Self Storage. Simply Self Storage has storage units to meet your needs in space and quality. Depending on your size and quantity of goods you need to store and the storage use, there are many options. Typically there are eight sizes that fit most self storage needs, the self storage rooms for the most part are eight feet high. Let’s take a look at them and see what might be the best size for your storage needs. Simply Self Storage has a solution for you.
The smaller units are 5×5, 5×10, and 5×15 feet. These are typically chosen for smaller homes and apartments and office storage needs as well as one room of the home needing moved.
A 5×5 Foot unit contains approximately 25 Sq Ft of area for storing your goods; this is often a recommended size for a closet sized space needed. This size can accommodate small furniture pieces or typically some boxes or such that can be stacked up. Washing machine and other small items.
A 5×10 Foot unit are 50 Sq Ft of space that can hold a little more such as some furniture such as sofa or chair and end tables or some lawn equipment and/or seasonal decorations. This size of course can also hold boxes of moderate bulk. Able to hold beds also; usually able to hold the contents of a small one bedroom apartment.
A 5×15 Foot unit is 75 Sq Ft of storage area. This means more room to hold larger items such as washer and dryer set and other things from a small home or apartment. Couch, desk, such fit well in this size.
Next we have the larger storage units which are 10×10 Ft up to 10×30. These are just right for larger homes and businesses that are in need of storage. Larger, bulky items do well with these sizes also.
A 10×10 Foot unit gives up to 100 Sq Ft of storing area. It can hold up to a two bedroom small home or apartment. This size lends itself well to refrigerators couches, media centers, and even patio furniture.
A 10×15 Foot unit gives a 150 Sq Ft of area to have plenty of room for a two bedroom apartment or home. This size can accommodate various appliances bedroom suits or living room suits and such. Kitchen sets are also able to fit well in here.
A 10×20 Foot unit gives a very spacious unit of 200 Sq Ft. This means plenty of room for a two bedroom home with mattresses and all the table sets and other appliances that one might have to store. Of course there is still ample space for your boxes.
A 10×25 Foot unit gives 250 Sq Ft of space for storing just about anything that could be contained in a large home or apartment; including shelving and garage items. Appliances also find the wiggle room they need.
A 10×30 Ft unit is a whopping 300 Sq Ft of spacious storage. Perfect for larger homes and all the extras that can be included. Couches, bedroom and other suits and appliances will be right at home while still maintaining space for your boxed goods.
As you can see, there are many sizes that could do the job. The secret to getting the right sized unit is estimating with the square footage. Packing well is also an enormous help in conserving the space you rent. Remember to check often on some types of items stored such as leather. Pack and prepare your items accordingly and keep track over their condition. You will have a successful self storage experience if you follow the care guidelines for your items, Simply Self Storage can help you get there. Check out their locations and see if they are near your area.