How do you know what size storage unit you need?

It can be difficult to calculate what size unit you need, especially if this is your first time renting storage. That's why we created this helpful storage unit size guide. You'll find information on all our small, medium, and large storage unit sizes, including corresponding moving truck sizes and what you can fit in each unit. And you can always contact your local CubeSmart team for more information.

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Small Storage Units

We offer storage lockers and small storage units ranging from 5×5 to 5×15. They’re ideal for storing seasonal décor, sports equipment, business supplies, or small home items.

Storage Lockers

How big is a storage locker?

Sizes may vary, but they’re usually 5 feet by 5 feet, and 4 feet tall (all other storage sizes are 8 feet tall). That’s 100 cubic feet of space. They’re about the size of a small closet, and will work well for those who are moving items with a cargo van or smaller vehicle.

What can I fit in a storage locker?

Storage lockers are great for boxes and totes holding winter outwear, seasonal decorations, or business and hobby supplies. Store your luggage and sports gear for easy access. This size allows you to switch out your items without hassle and is ideal for those who need just a little extra space.

5×5×8 Storage Units

How big is a 5′×5′ storage unit?

These small storage units are about the size of a hall closet or half bathroom, at 5 feet wide, 5 feet long, and 8 feet tall. You’ll get 200 cubic feet of space. If you can fit your items in a cargo van, this could be the size you need.

What can you fit in a 5′x5′ storage unit?

This is a great size for storing boxes, small furniture and home décor like lamps and end tables, and other items, such as sports gear. It will fit about 35 file boxes, making it perfect for business storage, too.

5×10 Storage Units

How big is a 5′×10′ storage unit?

These storage units are 5 feet wide, 10 feet deep, and 8 feet tall, for a total of 400 cubic feet of space. They’re about the size of a walk-in closet. If you’ve rented a cargo van that’s packed full, this is probably the size you need.

What can I fit in a 5′×10′ storage unit?

They’ll fit the contents of one room, such as end tables or shelves, or a bedroom set plus boxes and bins. Store your luggage, sports equipment, and seasonal décor so you always have easy access to it.

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Medium Storage Units

Our medium storage sizes include 10×10 and 10×15 units. They’re ideal for moving apartments and small office spaces, and for storing furniture or other large items.

10×10 Storage Units

How big is a 10′×10′ storage unit?

These storage units are about the same size as the average bedroom, at 10 feet wide, 10 feet deep, and 8 feet tall. They have 800 cubic feet of space. The contents of this storage unit size should fit in a 12-foot moving truck.

What can I fit in a 10′×10′ storage unit?

10×10 storage units are perfect for storing the contents of a 1-bedroom apartment or a small office. You can fit a bed, small furniture and home décor items, and appliances, plus boxes or bins.

10×15 Storage Units

How big is a 10′×15′ storage unit?

These medium-size storage units are 10 feet wide, 15 feet deep, and 8 feet tall, for a total of 1200 cubic feet of space. They’re similar in size to a large bedroom. If you’re renting a 16-foot moving truck, this is most likely the size you need.

What can I fit in a 10′×15′ storage unit?

A 2-bedroom apartment should fit in the space these units provide. Store home furnishings like couches, dressers, and appliances. They’re also a good choice for home gym equipment and other large items.

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Large Storage Units

If you have a large apartment or a house, you may need one of our bigger self-storage unit sizes. We offer 10×20 and 10×30 storage units, so you can find the best size for your home.

10×20 Storage Units

How big is a 10′×20′ storage unit?

Similar in size to a one-car garage, these units are 10 feet wide, 20 feet deep, and 8 feet tall. You get a total of 1600 cubic feet of space. A 22-foot moving truck is ideal to fill a storage unit of this size.

What can I fit in a 10′×20′ storage unit?

This size storage unit can fit the contents of a multi-room house, including king-size bedroom sets, dressers, and mattresses, plus boxes and bins. Have a sectional couch or a large dining room set? You may need this size.

10×30 Storage Units

How big is a 10′×30′ storage unit?

This storage unit is 10 feet wide, 30 feet deep, and 8 feet tall. It has 2400 cubic feet of space and is similar in size to a large garage. If you have many bulky items in a 26-foot moving truck, this could be the size for you.

What can I fit in a 10′×30′ storage unit?

If you have a 4- or 5-bedroom house, or a lot of items in your garage, basement, and attic, choose this size. It will fit vehicles, large appliances, and plenty of boxes and furniture.

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Vehicle Storage Spaces

CubeSmart has outdoor parking spaces for all your vehicle storage needs. Find vehicle storage near you.

15′ Vehicle Storage

How big is a 15-foot parking space?

These parking spaces are generally 10 feet wide and 15 feet long, for a total of 150 square feet of space. Sizes are approximate. Contact your local CubeSmart for specific dimensions and details.

What can I fit in 15-foot vehicle storage?

Park your motorcycle or ATV in these convenient vehicle storage spaces.

20′ Vehicle Storage

How big is a 20-foot parking space?

Our 20-foot parking spaces are generally 10 feet wide and 20 feet long, for a total of 200 square feet of space. Contact your local CubeSmart for specific dimensions and details. Sizes are approximate.

What can I fit in 20-foot vehicle storage?

Your larger sedan, SUV, or pickup will fit perfectly in our 20-foot parking spaces.

26′ Vehicle Storage

How big is a 26-foot parking space?

These parking spaces are generally 10 feet wide by 26 feet long, for a total of 260 square feet of space. Sizes are approximate, so contact your local CubeSmart manager to get specific details about the spaces available at your facility.

What can I fit in 26-foot vehicle storage?

These parking spaces are for Class B vehicles, like large vans and small RVs or camper vans.

30′ Vehicle Storage

How big is a 30-foot parking space?

It’s generally 10 feet wide by 30 feet long, for a total of 300 square feet. Contact your local CubeSmart for specific details and dimensions. Sizes are approximate.

What can I fit in 30-foot vehicle storage?

Class A recreational vehicles, the largest type of RV, will find a home in our 30-foot spaces.

Wine Storage

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