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STORAGE 101

Size Estimator

Calculating Your Storage Needs

Eliminate guesswork with our storage estimator tool!

Ever played Tetris?

What size storage unit do you need? People often overestimate their storage needs when considering bulky furniture, and forget that cumbersome items can be stacked in many different ways to maximize space.

Our storage estimator contains an extensive list of common household items and their average size, and any dimensions can be customized if you know the exact measurements of your item.

The tool will factor in all the ways your belongings can fit together into your storage unit to ensure you are not wasting space or resources.

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5x5 Storage Unit
5'x5'

25

sq. ft.

What Will It Hold

Chest of drawers or desk mattress set, several boxes and small items OR about 50 file boxes.

How to Visualize

  • 4’x8′ Trailer
  • Small closet
  • Half bathroom
Storage Locker 10x5
5'x10'

50

sq. ft.

What Will It Hold

Mattress set, sofa, dining room set or chest of drawers, boxes and small items.

How to Visualize

  • 6’x12′ Trailer
  • Pickup Truck or Cargo Van
  • Walk-in closet
Storage Locker 10x5
5'x15'

75

sq. ft.

What Will It Hold

Standard furnishings of one bedroom apartment without appliances, or about 150 file boxes.

How to Visualize

  • Large walk-in closet
  • Small bedroom
Vancouver Storage Locker 10x10
10'x10'

100

sq. ft.

What Will It Hold

Furnishings of one bedroom apartment with refrigerator and washer/dryer, patio furniture and many boxes OR two office suites OR about 200 file boxes.

How to Visualize

  • 15′ Moving Truck
  • Average size bedroom
Storage Unit in Vancouver 10x12
10'x15'

150

sq. ft.

What Unit Will Hold

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.

How to Visualize

  • 20′ Moving Truck
  • Large bedroom
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