Finding the Right Size Storage Unit

Teasley Lane Self Storage | November 29, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Find the right storage size for your needs

When it comes to preparing for a big move and storing your belongings, choosing the right storage unit size can be a daunting task, especially for self storage first-timers. In this article, we will guide you through the process of determining the perfect storage unit size to suit your needs without any hassle. From small lockers to large storage units, we've got you covered. Let's dive in!

Small Self-Storage Units:

  1. Storage Lockers: These compact units, typically around 4'x5', are suitable for a few items and short-term storage.
  2. 5'x5' Storage Unit: Approximately 25 sq ft, ideal for a small mattress set, a dresser, and several boxes or seasonal items.
  3. 5'x10' Storage Unit: 50 sq ft, comparable to a medium walk-in-closet, perfect for furniture from a studio or one-bedroom apartment, and around 30+ regular-sized boxes.

Medium Self-Storage Units:

  1. 5'x15' Storage Unit: About 75 sq ft, equivalent to a small bedroom, capable of holding the contents of a one- to two-bedroom apartment or a 500 sq ft home.
  2. 10'x10' Storage Unit: 100 sq ft, the most commonly used size, accommodating the furnishings of two bedrooms and a family/dining room or up to 140 medium-sized boxes.

Large Self-Storage Units:

  1. 10'x15' Storage Unit: 150 sq ft, similar to a small one-car garage, suitable for the contents of a two-to three-bedroom house or apartment.
  2. 10'x20' Storage Unit: 200 sq ft, comparable to a standard one-car garage, capable of holding the furnishings of a three-to four-bedroom house or apartment.
  3. 10'x25' Storage Unit: 250 sq ft, a space between a one-and two-car garage, fitting the belongings of a large four-bedroom house, including gym equipment and sporting gear.
  4. 10'x30' Storage Unit: 300 sq ft, like a standard two-car garage, the largest unit size, accommodating a large five-bedroom home or an RV.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Storage Unit Size:

  1. Amount and Type of Items: List the furniture, appliances, boxes, and vehicles that need storage.
  2. Accessibility and Ease of Use: Consider how frequently you'll access the unit and its proximity to your new home.
  3. Budget: Determine your monthly self-storage budget and explore other storage options within your new home.
  4. Seek Expert Advice: If you're still unsure, consult with a storage facility manager to find the perfect storage unit size for your needs.


Selecting the right storage unit size doesn't have to be overwhelming. By understanding your storage requirements and considering essential factors, you can find the ideal unit to accommodate your belongings. Prepare for your next adventure with confidence, knowing you have the perfect storage solution at hand.

Discover Your Perfect Storage Fit Today!

Embarking on a move or need extra space? Choosing the right storage unit size doesn't have to be a challenge. Our guide simplifies the process, helping you find the ideal unit effortlessly. From compact lockers to spacious options, we've got your storage needs covered.

Small Units:

Explore storage lockers and 5'x5' options for a few items or seasonal belongings.

Medium Units:

Discover 5'x10' and 10'x10' units – perfect for apartments and family rooms.

Large Units:

Consider 10'x15', 10'x20', 10'x25', or 10'x30' units for bigger moves or accommodating large homes.

Factors like your belongings, accessibility, budget, and expert advice play a role in finding your ideal size. Say goodbye to storage stress and hello to seamless space solutions.

Get started today and find the perfect storage fit for your next adventure!

Reserve your slot today on our website or give us a call at:  (940) 222-2312