Storage Tips

Unit Size
How to Visualize
What Unit Will Hold
Unit Visualization
5′ x 5′
25 sq. ft.
(1.52m x 1.52m
2.32 sq. m.)
4’x8′ Trailer
(1.22m x 2.44m Trailer)
Small closet
Half bathroom
Chest of drawers or desk mattress set, several boxes and small items OR about 50 file boxes
5′ x 10′
50 sq. ft.
(1.52m x 3.05m
4.65 sq. m.)
6’x12′ Trailer
(1.83m x 3.66m Trailer)
Pickup Truck or Cargo Van
Walk-in closet
Mattress set, sofa, dining room set or chest of drawers, boxes and small items
5′ x 15′
75 sq. ft.
(1.52m x 4.57m
6.97 sq. m.)
Large walk-in closet
Small bedroom
Standard furnishings of one bedroom apartment without appliances, or about 150 file boxes
10′ x 10′
100 sq. ft.
(3.05m x 3.05m
9.29 sq. m.)
15′ Moving Truck
(4.57m Moving Truck)
Average size bedroom
Furnishings of one bedroom apartment with refrigerator and washer/dryer, patio furniture and many boxes OR two office suites OR about 200 file boxes
10′ x 15′
150 sq. ft.
(3.05m x 4.57m
13.94 sq. m.)
20′ Moving Truck
(6.10m Moving Truck)
Large bedroom
Furnishings of two bedroom apartment or small house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes OR a vehicle or small boat OR it is big enough to fit carpet rolls and building materials
10′ x 20′
200 sq. ft.
(3.05m x 6.10m
18.58 sq. m.)
24′ Moving Truck
(7.32m Moving Truck)
Small one car garage
Furnishings of two bedroom house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes OR a vehicle or small boat OR construction equipment
10′ x 25′
250 sq. ft.
(3.05m x 7.62m
23.23 sq. m.)
26′ Moving Truck
(7.92m Moving Truck)
Large one car garage
Furnishings of three bedroom house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes, garage extras and miscellaneous OR a vehicle or boat
10′ x 30′
300 sq. ft.
(3.05m x 9.14m
27.87 sq. m.)
Extra long one car garage
Furnishings of four or five bedroom house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes, garage extras and miscellaneous OR a vehicle or boat
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