Are you renting storage for the first time and wondering how much space you actually need? Just because you don’t have to right information yet, doesn’t mean that you have to fall into the trap of renting a storage unit that doesn’t meet your needs. Check out our storage unit size guide below to get an accurate idea of how large each unit is, and how many items you can comfortably fit into it.
25 sq. ft.
This unit is about 25 square feet in size, and can comfortably fit the contents of a home closet with ease. Here, you can store miscellaneous items like an extra matters, boxes, books and files etc.
50 sq. ft.
At approximately 50 square feet in size, this unit is about half the size of your car garage. Usually comes in 5×10 or 10×5 dimensions. In it, you can store all the contents of a studio apartment comfortably, including mattresses, furniture, office equipment, decorative items, toys, camping gear and more.
75 sq. ft.
At 75 square feet, this storage unit is roomy enough to fit all the items of a two bedroom townhouse comfortably. It’s ideal to use when transitioning from one home to the next, and can hold items like mattresses, cabinets, bookcases, sofas, dressers, large appliances, files and decorative items.
100 sq. ft.
This 100 square foot unit is the same size as a standard home garage. You can use it to securely store the items from your office or two bedroom home, including couches, chairs, bikes, large appliances, golfing and camping gear and much more.
150 sq. ft.
You can fit plenty of items into this 150 square foot unit, which features enough space to house the contents of a sprawling 3 bedroom space. Here you can keep your big screen TV’s, large furniture, sporting equipment, music equipment and even your full dining furniture set and other items.
200 sq. ft.
200 square feet is enough to keep your vehicles safe, including boats and cars. Plus, you’ll still have space left over to store your outdoor equipment, boxes, small personal items and books.
250 sq. ft.
At 250 square feet, this unit is the one to get if you’re looking to store a small boat, and there should still be space remaining for small furniture items, files and decorative items.
300 sq. ft.
For a larger 10×30 unit that’s able to fit your small boat, vehicles and other items, look no further than this 300 square feet unit. This one’s a popular choice among customers that are moving house from a larger property to another.
Vehicle parking space: Want to store your vehicles in an open space? There are a variety of available parking spaces to keep your cars, RV and boat safe and well-maintained while you move house or travel.
A Transit van is suitable for moving the contents of a double bedroom and can hold approximately 35 sq. ft. worth of space. If you are looking to move items into a 35 sq. ft. storage unit, we suggest hiring a Transit van to help with your move.
A Luton van can fit about 75 sq. ft. worth of space and is one of the biggest that can be driven on a standard UK driving license. If you are looking to move the contents of approximately a two-bedroom house, then you will need a 75 sq. ft. storage unit and a Luton van would be the best choice.
If you want to learn more about self-storage, check out our storage guide. Alternatively, if you are ready to start looking for a storage facility in your area, then you can simply start comparing storage near you.