What size storage unit do you really need?

Smartroom prepared this guide for you, to estimate which storage unit do you need for your items. Our golden rule is to roughly estimate the size of your items and add 5 square feet and you will never miss it.

12 square feet – Contents of a telephone box sized area, ideal for holding household items like hoover and 7 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally.

20 square feet – Contents of A double wardrobe, ideal for holding 2 pieces of furniture and 9 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally or occasionally.

30 square feet  – Contents of post van sized vehicle or small closet size, ideal for holding 3 pieces of furniture and 15 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally or occasionally.

50 square feet  – Contents of a transit van or walk-in closet, ideal for holding 6 pieces of furniture and 30 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally or if you have furniture you are planning to sell. It takes on average 1 month to sell the furniture in London.

75 square feet – Contents of a 2 bedroom house, ideal for holding 9 pieces of furniture and 40 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally or if you have furniture you are planning to sell. It takes on average 1 month to sell the furniture in London.

100 square feet – Contents of 2 Transit vans, ideal for holding 13 pieces of furniture and 55 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally or if you have furniture you are planning to sell. It takes on average 1 month to sell the furniture in London.

200 square feet – Contents of a double garage, ideal for holding 17 pieces of furniture and 110 large boxes. Smartroom recommends to use this storage unit for items that you use seasonally or if you have furniture you are planning to sell. It takes on average 1 month to sell the furniture in London.

Useful self storage checklist

  • When calculating the costs, always ask for all the fees like insurance, locker and other expenses.
  • Consider all the factors that storage facilities provide like opening times.
  • Do not rush to choose the storage facility, make sure you consider all factors

More detailed self-storage tips can be found below:

Leave a Reply