2590 Panola Rd, Lithonia-Decatur, GA 30058 (770) 593-4270
6141 SR Highway 85, Riverdale, GA 30274 (770) 991-9115
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Size Guide

Proper packing and storing can allow many items to be stored in a relatively small place.
Listed below is a quick rule-of-thumb reference to help determine the amount of space needed.
Unit SizeSq. FeetHow to VisualizeWhat Could Fit
5 x 630ClosetBoxes and bags. No furniture
5 x 10 / 5 x 1550 / 75Walk-In closet1 bedroom apartment . Some furniture
10 x 10 / 5 x 20100Average Storage1 bedroom normal furniture
10 x 15 / 8 x 20150 / 160Medium Storage2 bedroom apartment or small home
10 x 20200Large Storage3 bedroom apartment/home or one car

Storage Tips

  • Use furniture drawers for delicate items and specially wrap and label them as "FRAGILE". Bubble wrap and packing paper are excellent for these purposes.
  • When packing toys or smaller objects, remember to fill boxes completely, stuffing open areas with plain newspaper to prevent collapsing when stacked.
  • Be careful not to store anything combustible (such as paint and chemicals). Absolutely do not store any food items to prevent rodent problems.
  • When storing lawn and garden equipment, drain any fluids prior to storage to avoid corrosive damage.
  • Use trash cans to store shovels, hoes and rakes.
  • Always use high quality locks on your unit. Locks are available for sale—just ask your site manager for a recommendation.
  • When storing delicate heirlooms, use specially constructed boxes, such as wardrobe boxes, and utilize dehumidifiers to prevent mildew build up. Remember to label these boxes "FRAGILE".
  • Store furniture carefully on boards or pallets.
  • Mattresses should be covered and stored flat on level surfaces.
  • Larger appliances, such as stoves or refrigerators, provide additional space for storing towels, blankets, etc.
  • Break down items such as table legs, and store tabletops and sofas on end, to save space.
  • Use protective covers and treat wood surfaces before storing.
  • When storing business files and inventory, label all boxes and construct aisles so files are easily seen and accessible.