How to Select the Right Size Storage Unit

It can be difficult to accurately estimate the amount of self-storage space you will need. In order to help you get an idea of the size you might expect to rent for your belongings, please take a look at the unit sizes listed below and what you could reasonably expect to fit in them.

5' x 5' - This is the type of storage unit you would consider if you have smaller belongings to store such as: boxes of clothing, storage bins, a file cabinet, lamps, end tables etc. Tall yet narrow items such as floor lamps or bookcases would also fit well in this space.

5x5 self storage unit etobicoke

5' x 5'

Self Storage Unit Etobicoke / Toronto

5' x 10' - Small One bedroom apartment or Studio. This size would be suitable for 1 or 2 large furniture pieces such as a sofa or entertainment centre, a bicycle and approximately 12 - 15 boxes or storage bins.

5x10 self storage unit etobicoke

5' x 10'

Self Storage Unit Etobicoke / Toronto.

10' x 10' - This unit can usually handle the contents that were previously in a 1-2 bedroom apartment. Including any major appliances such as a fridge, stove, washer or dryer.

10x10 self storage unit etobicoke

10' x 10'

Self Storage Unit Etobicoke / Toronto

10' x 15' - If you have been residing in a 2-3 bedroom apartment, this unit can typically store all of your contents plus  large appliances.

10x15 self storage unit etobicoke

10' x 15'

Self Storage Unit Etobicoke / Toronto

10' x 20' - In most cases, the contents of a 3 or a 4-bedroom home or apartment can be accommodated in this unit.

10x20 self storage unit etobicoke

10' x 20'

Self Storage Unit Etobicoke / Toronto

10' x 23' - This larger storage unit may be required if you have the contents of a 3-4 bedroom home with extra  belongings stored in the basement.

10x23 self storage unit etobicoke

10' x 23'

Self Storage Unit Etobicoke / Toronto

In addition to the options mentioned above, we provide various in-between unit sizes to ensure that you find the perfect solution for your storage needs and to make sure that you aren't paying for extra space that you don't need. Visit our "Units" page for the full list available. We can also provide some custom options for both business and residential self-storage needs upon request.

When it's time to select the final size for your self-storage unit, make sure to give us a call at (416) 679-1000 or email us at info@storage-centre.ca. Or better yet, come down to 190 Carrier Dr in Etobicoke, Toronto and talk to our staff in person.

Our professional storage experts will help you determine exactly how much storage space is required based on the belongings you have. Just prepare a list ahead of time, and we’ll be able to tell you what you need in a few short minutes.

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