5x10 Storage Unit Size

How big is a 5x10 storage unit?

Self storage units that are 10 feet long and 5 feet wide are known as 5x10 self storage units and take up 50 square feet. For comparison, a 5x10 unit is about the size of an average walk-in closet.

Public Storage facilities are available depending on the unit's exact dimensions, so you should find out which public storage facility is located near you. Most units have an 8-foot ceiling, which allows you up to 400 cubic feet of storage space.

A 5x10 storage unit contains about how many boxes?

The total number of boxes that can fit in a 5x10 storage unit depends on how much each item weighs and the size of each box you use. Self storage units that are 5 x 10 can hold up to 20 large boxes with a little room to spare if you’re storing only boxes. It may be a good idea to use a variety of small, medium, and large storage boxes when storing furniture or appliances with one another to utilize the available space.

What do the dimensions of a 5x10 storage unit look like?

The 5x10 storage units of our company are nicer in size to an average walk-in closet. A walk-in closet usually has enough space to stand comfortably for one to search for stuff. 

What is the best way to pack a 5x10 storage unit?

Stack boxes so they reach the ceiling of your 5x10 self storage unit. Do not lean any of your belongings against the wall, as this could cause a safety issue. Put heavier items near the bottom of the packing box to form a stable base. Then put the heaviest boxes at the bottom of the stack. 

It can also help to get creative with storage options and item placement to save space. Consider putting away items like books and CDs in cabinets or mini-fridges. Your 5x10 storage unit should contain items that you require frequent access, and make sure there is an easy access path down the center for easy access.

Storage Unit Items for 5x10 Storage Units

Would a 5x10 storage container hold everything I need? 

You can typically store several boxes or storage containers, as well as the contents of a small bedroom, including one or two bulky furniture pieces, if needed. These self storage units are perfect for college dorms or studio apartments.

5x10 storage units are normally small and sufficient for one room of household goods or business belongings.

Can the queen-size bed fit inside a 5x10 storage unit?

One king-sized bed with a box spring can fit into a storage unit with a measured 5x10. A typical king-size bed vacated 18 square feet of the available storage space when stacked in a vertical position. Additional 75 square feet of storage space can be obtained with a 5x15 storage unit, comparable to a large walk-in closet. Not picturing our storage units? Watch our storage expert's demo on how to choose the right storage solution. 

Is it possible to store a motorcycle in a 5x10 storage unit?

There is plenty of room for most motorcycles and more than enough for some accessories in a 5x10 storage unit. 

Motorcycles that exceed the standard dimensions of a 10x10 storage unit or those storing multiple motorcycles will be stored at a discounted rate. Vehicles must be running, registered, and insured to be placed in storage with us. Additionally, we offer dedicated car storage solutions for vehicles such as boats, RVs, and cars, and we have covered and uncovered parking spaces. 

Can I keep any items in a 5x10 storage unit at Public Storage? 

To make sure your experience with us is pleasant, we don’t allow live plants or animals, flammable liquids, or lithium batteries in 5x10 self storage. Because of their proximity to flammable liquids, we don’t allow them for storage. A complete list of items prohibited under your Public Storage rental agreement is provided to you.

Prices for 5x10 Storage Units

The cost of a 5 x 10 storage unit?

Average storage unit costs range from $52 for a 5 x 10 storage unit to $867 for a 5 x 10. It depends on location, availability, and other features, such as climate control and indoor or outdoor access. It is possible to find a 5x10 storage unit in your area to get the lowest rates around. Every unit comes with no obligation, no long-term commitment, and a free reservation.

Do you have any cheap 5 x 10 storage units near me?

Our Self Storage locations are more widespread than any other company—you’re never far from us. 5x10 units are our most common unit size, and you’ll find it at all of our Public Storage locations.

With more than 100,000 5x10 units in public storage facilities nationwide, you can easily find a unit near you. With the best savings online and move-in specials, you can save up to 30% on renting a unit when you book online.