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Posted on: April 23, 2021 | by: Find Self Storage 2021-04-23

Everything You Need to Know About 5×10 Storage Units

When you’re searching for a place to keep your belongings, you may feel a bit stressed by the process. Whether you need additional space because you’re downsizing, moving or expanding your family, decluttering your home is time-consuming and can be difficult — but searching for the right storage unit doesn’t have to be. The key is finding the right amount of space.

A great place to start is with a 5×10 storage unit.

How Big Is a 5×10 Storage Unit?

Just like it sounds, a 5×10 storage unit is 5 feet wide and 10 feet deep for 50 square feet of floor space, plus approximately 8 feet of vertical space for 400 cubic feet of storage. If you need to visualize how big this is, picture a walk-in closet or take a look at our storage unit size guide.

These units typically hold the contents of a mid-size bedroom, including one or two pieces of large furniture and several boxes or bins — perfect for the contents of a spare room or college dorm room.

What Can You Fit in a 5×10 Storage Unit?

When it comes to choosing a self storage unit, it’s important to know what you’re planning to store. It’s also helpful if you know exactly what you can fit into a 5×10 space in case you need to go up or down a size. Typically, a 5×10 unit can hold:

• Bedroom furniture such as a chest of drawers or nightstands
• Mattresses and box springs, including twin, full and queen sizes.
• Couches and love seats.
• A washer and dryer set.
• A refrigerator and other kitchen appliances.
• Recreational equipment such as a bike, kayak, or skiing and snowboarding gear.
• Office desks and chairs.
• Filing cabinets and documents.
• Electronics.
• Seasonal décor.
• Small to medium boxes or storage containers.

To make the most of your space, take advantage of vertical space by stacking boxes to leave more floor space for bulkier, heavier items.

Turn to Find Self Storage for Your Self Storage Unit Needs

Once you decide a 5×10 storage unit is right for you, you’ll want to find a facility you trust. When you’re ready to start your search, turn to Find Self Storage. With six locations in Louisiana and Texas, we have a variety of offerings so you’re sure to find what you need near you.

Our storage unit calculator makes it easy to see whether your items will all fit into our 5×10 units or you’ll something a little larger. You can also feel good knowing your belongings are under the watchful eye of our security measures, including 24-hour camera surveillance. On a tight budget? Our affordable pricing is made even more economical through regular storage unit specials.

Find a Find Self Storage location near you to get started!

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