What Fits In a 5' x 5' Storage Unit?

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Watch the video above to see what fits inside a 5' x 5' storage unit. 

How big is a 5’ x 5’ storage unit?

A 5' x 5' storage unit is most comparable to an average bedroom or hall closet. This size storage space is typically an ideal solution for customers who need only a small amount of extra storage space for their belongings. 

Storage Unit Measurements:**

  • 25 sq. ft., or
  • 200 cu. ft.

Belongings commonly stored in a 5’ x 5’ storage unit

  • Twin-sized mattress set
  • Seasonal/winter clothing
  • Books/documents
  • Sporting equipment/gear
  • Business inventory or file boxes
  • Small to medium sized boxes
  • Holiday/seasonal decorations

Typical uses for 5’ x 5’ storage unit

  • Decluttering home/apartment
  • Storing seasonal items
  • Storing dorm room items between semesters

What vehicle should I use to transport my belongings to storage?

  • 4’ x 8’ or 5’ x 8’ cargo trailer
  • Moving van or pickup truck

Does a 5’ x 5’ storage space sound right for you? If so, you can find a self-storage facility near you today, or view our helpful self-storage size guide to see what other sizes are available.

**Measurements are based on an 8 ft standard ceiling height. All sizes are approximate.

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