Choosing a Storage Unit

There’s more to choosing a storage unit than simply finding the cheapest self storage facility near you. There are more choices than ever when it comes to storing items for your home or business. Our storage experts are here to help you understand your options and how to get the most out of your self storage unit.
An open self storage unit with a blue door
Understand the features and amenities you need—and what you don’t—so you get the right unit.
How to Rent a Storage Unit
We strive to make the self storage process fast and easy and offer several ways to rent a storage unit.
A checklist of frequently asked questions
Not all storage facilities are the same. Know what to ask so you rent the right space for you.

Young man packs a storage unit with belongings.
Debunking some of the most common misconceptions about renting self storage units.
Young man tapes box to put in self storage.
A 25 sq. foot storage unit is roughly the size of a walk-in wardrobe, but what really fits inside it?

Cardboard boxes in a self storage unit.
A 50 sq. foot unit is great for storing the items from a mid-sized bedroom.

Garage bursting at the seams with piled up clutter
Particularly helpful for relocating or downsizing, here’s a look at what might fit into a 100 sq foot storage unit.
Young couple packing boxes to put into self storage.
A significant amount of storage, the 200 sq. foot storage unit isn’t typically recommended for simple decluttering projects.
Large, empty 20x20 storage unit waiting to be filled.
This substantial storage space is more often used for business purposes rather than personal use.
Prohibited Storage Items
Before you rent, you need to know what’s prohibited from self storage. Learn more.



Not sure what size you need?

Try our storage size guide.