Storage Guide

Storage Guide

 

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The Storage Unit Size Guide is a general guide to approximate capacities of common sized self storage units. Colfax Mini Storage provides this guide as a service to our customers and offers some different and other size units not listed in this guide.

 

5 x 5 Storage Area
Unit Size:                5×5 (25 sq. ft.) 5x5
Compare to:           Hall closet or half bathroom
What Will Fit?        Small furniture: a chest of drawers, several boxes and a bicycle or 35 Standard File Boxes.

 

5 x 10 Storage Area

Unit Size: 5×10 (50 sq. ft.) 5x10
Compare To: Walk-in closet
What Will Fit? A couch, chair, chest of drawers, mattress set, boxes and small items or 85 Standard File Boxes.

 

7 x 10 Storage Area

Unit Size: 7×10 (70 sq. ft.) 7x10
Compare To: Large walk-in closet
What Will Fit? The furnishings of a one-bedroom apartment: Desk, patio furniture, washer/dryer stacked, boxes, and miscellaneous items or about 150 file boxes.

 

10 x 10 Storage Area

Unit Size: 10×10 (100 sq. ft.) 10x10
Compare To: Average size bedroom
What Will Fit? Standard furnishings from a one bedroom apartment with a refrigerator or washer and dryer, plus boxes and small items or 170 Standard File Boxes.

 

10 x 15 Storage Area

Unit Size: 10×15 (150 sq. ft.) 10x15
Compare To: Large bedroom
What Will Fit? Furnishings from a two bedroom apartment or small house without major appliances, plus cartons and small items or 290 Standard File Boxes.

 

10 x 20 Storage Area

Unit Size: 10×20 (200 sq. ft.) 10x20
Compare To: Large one car garage
What Will Fit? Furnishings from a three or four bedroom apartment/house with
major appliances or can hold a car, truck or 375 Standard File Boxes.

 

10 x 30 Storage Area

Unit Size: 10×30 (300 sq. ft.) 10x30
Compare To: Two car garage
What Will Fit? Furnishings from a four or five bedroom house with major appliances or can hold car, small truck or boat.  This will hold the contents of a 40 foot moving van or 580 Standard File Boxes.

     *Actual contents will vary based on the size of your belongings