How to Know What Size Storage Unit is Right for You

December 10, 2019

If you’re looking to get a storage unit for any reason, deciding which size unit to get can get confusing. You don’t want to end up not having enough space or having way too much space and feeling like you wasted your money. Here’s a couple of tips to help you figure out what size storage unit you should rent!

What are you storing?

The first step is figuring out what you need to put away in a storage unit. If it helps, get an exact list together of everything you will be storing so you can keep track. It also helps to get an exact measurement of how many boxes you will be storing. Many self storage companies have every size storage unit - whether you’re storing an RV, a boat or just a couple boxes of household items, you will find exactly what you’re looking for with the help of the company you’re using.

Do your research

Based on what you need to store away, there are very basic guides out there to give you a place to begin. Online guides are the best way to give you a rough estimate on what size you will need based on what exactly you will be storing.

Use a self storage calculator

 

Many self storage company offers an online calculator as a way for you to visualize the size of the unit along with the kinds of items you will be storing. For example, it will show you an interactive graphic of a 5x10 unit with boxes stacked up for you to see if that’s the size you should get. 

No matter how big or small the items are that you need to store, Noah’s Ark Self Storage has the perfect unit for you! We offer the highest quality facilities, including drive-up units and climate-controlled options.

Write a review