Packing & Storage Tips

Estimate the storage space you need

  • 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 5'

  • 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 10'

  • 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

  • 5' x 15'

  • 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 10'

  • 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 15'

  • 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 20'

  • 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 25'

  • 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

  • 10' x 30'