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storage unit size guide
May 28, 2022

Stack N Stor Storage Unit Size Guide

How much space do you need to safely store your belongings in self storage? For those who are new to renting storage, it can be tricky to figure out the ideal amount of square feet to securely hold all your items without getting too much. There is no need to pay for more than you need. Check out the Stack-N-Stor storage unit size guide below to see what kinds of items will fit into each size category!

storage unit size guide

Self Storage Unit Size Guide

Small Storage Units

Looking to store approximately the contents of a one room? Small storage units are your go-to for lighter loads. Think of them as about the size of a walk-in closet. They are cost-efficient options and perfect for storing seasonal items, like holiday decorations and winter clothing. You do have to be careful about double-checking measurements before attempting to fit in a larger-sized mattress or other pieces of furniture. 

Medium Storage Units

If a small storage unit can hold about one room’s worth of items, consider a medium storage unit to hold about two to three rooms’ worth. You have far fewer sizing restrictions and have enough space for up to a king-sized bed. Rent a medium storage unit to help you move apartments or store your belongings during renovations.

Large Storage Units

For the contents of a three-plus bedroom home, you will want to go big. Pack in all your beds, mattresses, indoor and outdoor furniture sets, and appliances during a move to keep it all secure. Households and businesses alike can find extra space close them with our affordable warehouse alternatives. If you are storing a particularly large load, drive-up storage units are beneficial for keeping heavy lifting to a minimum. Explore your different storage options with Stack-N-Stor!

About Stack-N-Stor

Hopefully our storage unit size guide gave you a better understanding of our storage units’ capabilities. If you would like a more precise sizing estimation based on your specific storage needs, try out the Stack-N-Stor online storage calculator

All of our Stack-N-Stor storage facilities are climate-controlled, ensuring premier protection for your belongings. Under the watch of our recording security cameras and on-site managers, your items will always be safe with us. Stack-N-Stor New York locations include Milford, Patterson, and Rotterdam. See which location can best serve you!

Once you locate the Stack-N-Stor location closest you, you can browse the available storage units there for one that will best work for you. Our contactless storage rentals show you the different storage features you can rent, and in just a few clicks, you are good to go. Choose to rent your storage unit for a nearing move-in date, or make a reservation for the future to ensure the space will be available when you need it. Online resources like our self storage FAQ can answer your questions along the way, but you can always call the storage office closest to you for assistance. Start storing with Stack-N-Stor today!

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Katie Mest

Katie Mest

About the Author: Katie Mest is an SEO Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her newly adopted Greyhound rescue, Titan.