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5×10 Storage Unit

How Big is a 5’x10′ Storage Unit?

Let’s look at the numbers! A 5’x10′ is 5 feet wide and 10 feet long which equals 50 square feet. Many of our storage units have an 8 foot ceiling. Multiplying 50 square feet by 8 ft gives us 400 cubic feet of storage. This is equivalent to a walk in closet.

What Can I Fit in a 5’x10′ Storage Unit?

Equivalent to a walk in closet. You can fit a bookshelf, a dresser, a TV and several boxes.

How Much Weight Can I Fit in a 5’x10′ Storage Unit?

Many moving companies use weight as an estimate when performing long distant moves. Typically a 1 bedroom apartment weights between 2,000 and 4,000 pounds. Depending on the size of the items stored you may need a 5’x10′ or a larger 5’x15′ storage unit. We recommend going with a larger storage unit if you’re not sure which size to go with. It will make packing easier, especially if you need access to certain items throughout your move.

Can I Fit a Motorcycle in a 5’x10′ Storage Unit?

Reserved for only very small motorcycles. We recommend that you measure your motorcycle before deciding on a unit to make sure that it fits. Remember that you will have to close the door on your storage unit as well so you’ll want to give yourself some extra room. If you don’t mind storing your vehicle outside, many of our locations have parking spaces as well.

What is a Small Size Storage Unit?

Some self storage facilities classify their storage units by sizes. Typically a small sized storage unit includes 5×5, 5×10, 5×15, and everything in between. We recommend using our handy storage calculator to determine how much storage space you will need.

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Need More Storage Help?

Use our interactive storage calculator and find out exactly what size storage unit you need. You can also give our storage experts a call. Our call center is available 7 days a week and can help determine which storage unit size best fits your unique storage situation. You can also reserve or move into your storage unit over the phone or online. All without having to hassle with long term contracts. Come see the Storage Rentals of America difference!