We are always happy to give advice on the size unit, or size locker to rent. Or come down and take a look for yourself. However, there are some things to consider. Our best tip is to use strong boxes or plastic containers and stack ‘em high. Most renters don’t take advantage of the full height.
Take a quick inventory of items including furniture and appliances and estimate the number of boxes and/or totes. You can use a tape measure for the larger items. Consider whether you have irregular-shaped items that can’t be boxed or stacked, like lamps or bikes.
Are you stuffing it full, or do you need a slightly larger unit to walk around and move items?
They can help you gauge the right size unit and offer ideas for packing your unit.
If you’re using a moving truck, the truck’s dimensions can help you estimate how much total storage space you’ll need. The truck size is typically one size larger than the unit size you’ll need
Many new customers underestimate their needs and choose a unit that’s too small. It’s recommended to inquire about the price of the next larger size.
Before making that final decision, visit the facility to tour a unit that’s the same size as the one you’re planning to rent. Seeing it might be easier than trying to picture it in your head.
Typically, units are sized by length times width, giving you an estimated floor space square footage. You can calculate your needs by square footage or the number of rooms you’ll be storing.
And that’s it! You can call us here at Custom Self Storage for further help or advice!