Self-Storage Unit Size Guide

Renting a self-storage unit for the first time can appear to be a daunting task at first especially when you have no idea where to start. A frequently asked question that people ask themselves is “what size storage unit do I need?”. This is where we at XYZ Storage come in to help you decide on what storage unit size would suit you best based on your storage needs. We can help you get started whether you are downsizing, moving overseas, or simply trying to create more space in your home.

What Do You Plan on Storing?

The first question you want to ask yourself is, “what am I planning on storing?”. Spend some time compiling a list of belongings you plan on placing in your storage unit. This list of belongings will give you an idea of what sized storage unit you should be looking into which ultimately will give you the chance to compare prices and features.

What Size Storage Units Does XYZ Storage Offer?

Compact Self-Storage Units

Looking to store your winter tires, tools, photo albums, or excess inventory for your small business? Our compact storage units may be the right size for you. These would be our smallest sized units and are great for personal storage or even business use.

Small Self-Storage Units

Our 5’x5’ storage units and 5’x10’ storage units are considered our “small” self-storage units. They are extremely affordable and can hold up to a closet worth of belongings including, sports equipment, a queen-sized mattress, gardening tools, boxes of belongings, and luggage. 

Medium Self-Storage Units

Under what is classified as our medium self-storage units are our 10’x10’ and 10’x15’ storage units. You can fit an average-sized bedroom worth of belongings in these units. For instance, if you need to store appliances and larger pieces of furniture these sized units are the way to go. 

Large Self-Storage Units

Have way more belongings than an average-sized bedroom? Look into our 10’x20’ and 10’x30’ self-storage units. It can hold up to 2-3 bedrooms worth of belongings, furniture, and absolutely anything else that you would like to store!

Want to be sure you are making the right decision about what size unit you should be renting? Still, have more questions? Perhaps you are still unsure if you asked enough questions before you tackle the world of renting a self-storage unit. Check out our blog post 4 Helpful Questions to Ask Yourself Before Renting a Storage Unit to learn more.

We have XYZ Storage self-storage facilities located in Weston, Midtown, Scarborough, Etobicoke, and Downtown Toronto. Feel free to visit and ask our self-storage experts at any of our self-storage locations as they would be more than happy to assist you or contact us at 1-866-310-1999. As always, please remember to wear a mask when visiting our self-storage facilities as the safety of our customers, staff, and guests remain our number one priority during these unprecedented times. Thanks for your cooperation and understanding! 


published: 12 February 2022