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Packing & Storage Tips

Estimate the storage space you need

  • Unit Size
  • How to Visualize
  • What Unit Will Hold
  • Unit Visualization
  • 5 x 5  25 sq. ft. (small closet, half bathroom)
     Holds a chest of drawers, chairs, clothing, tall items like lamps and coat racks, desk mattress set, several boxes and small items OR about 50 file boxes
  • 5' x 5'
  • 5 x 10  50 sq. ft. (Pickup Truck or Cargo Van, Walk-in closet)
  • Mattress set, sofa, dining room set or chest of drawers, boxes and small items, holds one or two large pieces of furniture, 10 ' 15 boxes, yard equipment, bicycle or motorcycle
  • 5' x 10'
  • 5 x 15   75 sq. ft.  (Large walk-in closet, Small bedroom)
  • Standard furnishings of one bedroom apartment without appliances, or about 150 file boxes.
  • 5' x 15'
  • 10 x 10   100 sq. ft. (15 Moving Truck,  Average size bedroom, one sided garage)
  • Furnishings of one bedroom apartment with refrigerator and washer/dryer, patio furniture and many boxes OR two office suites OR about 200 file boxes
  • 10' x 10'
  • 10 x 15   150 sq. ft.  (20 Moving Truck,  Large bedroom)
  • 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
  • 10' x 15'
  • 10 x 20     200 sq. ft.  (24' Moving Truck,  Small one car garage)
  • Furnishings of two bedroom house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes ORa vehicle or small boat OR construction equipment
  • 10' x 20'
  • 10 x 25  250 sq. ft.  (26 Moving Truck, Large one car garage)
  • Furnishings of three bedroom house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes, garage extras and miscellaneous OR a vehicle or boat
  • 10' x 25'
  • 10 x 30    300 sq. ft.  (Extra long one car garage)
  • Furnishings of four or five bedroom house with appliances, patio furniture and many boxes, garage extras and miscellaneous OR a vehicle or boat
  • 10' x 30'

Packing & Storage Tips