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Which Storage Unit Size Do You Need?
One of the biggest steps when renting a storage unit is finding the right storage unit size. With this comprehensive guide and our estimator tool, we make choosing your storage unit easy at Life Storage!
Storage Unit Size Estimator
Find the right storage unit size for your needs using our estimator tool. Select different sizes to see what fits and which one is right for you!
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Storage Unit Sizes
Let's take a deeper look at each of our most popular storage unit sizes.
5x5 Storage Units
How Big is a 5x5 Storage Unit?
This is often the smallest size storage unit available at our storage facilities. 5x5 storage units offer 25 square feet and 200 cubic feet of storage space.
How Much Can a 5x5 Storage Unit Hold?
A 5x5 storage unit is similar to a small walk-in closet. Storing a small desk or bookcases, a full-size mattress, and several boxes would be possible with a 5x5 storage unit.
5x5 Storage Unit Options
These storage units are typically available in both drive-up storage units (outdoor access) and climate-controlled storage units (interior access) at various Life Storage facilities.
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5x10 Storage Units
How Big is a 5x10 Storage Unit?
5x10 storage units offer 50 square feet and 400 cubic feet of storage space. This means they offer double the storage space of a 5x5 storage unit.
How Much Can a 5x10 Storage Unit Hold?
A 5x10 storage unit can typically hold the items of one room. These storage units can fit larger mattresses like queen or king-sized mattresses, one or two large pieces of furniture, and several boxes, and they're even large enough to fit a motorcycle.
5x10 Storage Unit Options
5x10 storage units are often available as both drive-up storage units and interior access climate-controlled storage units at various Life Storage facilities.
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5x15 Storage Units
How Big is a 5x15 Storage Unit?
5x15 storage units provide 75 square feet and 600 cubic feet of storage space. This makes these storage units comparable to a large walk-in closet.
How Much Can a 5x15 Storage Unit Hold?
A 5x15 storage unit can store the belongings of a one-bedroom apartment without appliances. This includes the contents of a bedroom and living room along with some boxes.
5x15 Storage Unit Options
Similar to smaller storage unit sizes, both outdoor drive-up storage units and indoor climate-controlled storage units are common options at Life Storage.
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10x10 Storage Units
How Big is a 10x10 Storage Unit?
10x10 storage units offer 100 square feet and 800 cubic feet of storage space. This makes them a similar size to a small room or roughly half the space of a one-car garage.
How Much Can a 10x10 Storage Unit Hold?
These storage units can comfortably store the belongings of a one-bedroom apartment with room to spare for some appliances or up to the contents of a two-bedroom apartment.
10x10 Storage Unit Options
Though 10x10 storage units aren't nearly our largest storage units, they can hold quite a bit including heavy items. This makes them a popular drive-up access choice, but climate-controlled units are also available at many Life Storage locations.
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10x15 Storage Units
How Big is a 10x15 Storage Unit?
10x15 storage units provide 150 square feet and 1,200 cubic feet of storage space.
How Much Can a 10x15 Storage Unit Hold?
10x15 storage units are a step up in size. These storage units can fit multiple bedrooms worth of furniture and living room furniture so they can comfortably store the contents of a two-bedroom apartment and possibly a three-bedroom apartment in some cases. These storage units are even capable of storing some compact cars!
10x15 Storage Unit Options
Getting to storage units as large as a 10x15 means storing larger volumes of items and often heavier items. While 10x15 climate-controlled storage is available at many Life Storage locations, drive-up storage units will become a popular choice at this size.
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10x20 Storage Units
How Big is a 10x20 Storage Unit?
Getting into our larger storage unit sizes, 10x20 storage units offer 200 square feet and 1,600 cubic feet of storage space.
How Much Can a 10x20 Storage Unit Hold?
10x20 storage units are a popular option for storing the contents of a three-bedroom apartment or a two or three-bedroom house including belongings from multiple bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and even a garage.
10x20 storage units are also our most popular size for car storage since they're able to accommodate most cars including sedans, crossovers, trucks, and SUVs. The only exceptions will be very long vehicles such as extended-cab trucks.
10x20 Storage Unit Options
10x20 drive-up storage units are a very popular option whether it's for business storage, storage while moving, or vehicle storage. That said, 10x20 indoor climate-controlled storage units are still available at many Life Storage facilities.
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10x30 Storage Units
How Big is a 10x30 Storage Unit?
With 300 square feet and 2,400 cubic feet of storage space, the 10x30 storage unit is our largest common storage unit size. While there are larger storage units, they will be available on a limited basis.
How Much Can a 10x30 Storage Unit Hold?
With a storage unit this size, you'll be able to store the belongings of a three to five-bedroom house. 10x30 storage units can also accommodate most full-sized trucks and vans and even some trailers and boats. These large storage units are also popular for business storage.
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Storage Unit Size FAQs
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Need Help Deciding?
No worries! Give our team a call at (833) 354-0400. We're happy to talk through what you need to store and sizes that will work well for you.