Will it Fit in a 5x10 Storage Unit?


July 13th, 2021

Will it Fit in a 5x10 Storage Unit?


For those who are new to self-storage, the vast array of options can seem very intimidating. Whether you are downsizing, moving out of a college dorm, or simply decluttering, Meadowbrook Self Storage is here to help. We offer the expertise of our on-site managers to assist you in picking the right-sized unit. You can also check out this self storage size guide and calculator for other storage units sizes located at Meadowbrook Self Storage.

Figure out what you need to store

The first plan-of-action is to set aside or take note of everything that you need to store at Meadowbrook Self Storage. Take an inventory of furniture, boxes, and appliances and decipher what you would need to fit. This is often the stage where you can declutter and donate, or throw away items that are no longer needed. Make piles of smaller items, or neatly pack them into boxes so that you can visualize what you are keeping. While noting larger items, it is recommended to measure each item as sometimes they can be stored vertically, rather than horizontally. You can reach out to Meadowbrook Self Storage to assist you with all of your moving supplies and recommendations.

What can you fit in a 5x10 unit?

A 5x10 unit at Meadowbrook Self Storage is perfect for those “closet cleanout” projects due to it being compared to the size of a walk-in closet. Let Meadowbrook self storage put things into perspective, the lists of items below will all fit comfortably in a 5x10.
● Bedroom Furniture (dresser and nightstands)
● Twin or Queen Size mattress (Do not forget to purchase your mattress covers at Meadowbrook Self Storage)
● Large Appliances (example: dishwasher)
● Bicycle’s● Office Furniture - desk, chairs, electronics, etc.
● Mid-sized Boxes or Storage Containers.

Another way to think of it is that this size can fit the contents of one mid- sized room. You can also think of this as a closet for items that are not needed as often such as:
● Sporting gear such as surfboards and snowboards
● Storing winter/summer clothing and goods during the off-season
● Summer patio & deck furniture

How do I know a 5x10 unit is a good option?

While there are many reasons this size is a good option, there are some top life events where this unit plays a larger role.The top reasons to use a 5x10 unit include:
● Downsizing from a two-bedroom to a one-bedroom apartment
● Clean out storage from a garage
● Make room for a nursery
● Clear out an extra bedroom
● Temporarily remodeling your home

Where do I find 5x10 units?

Stop into Meadowbrook Self Storage located in St. Louis Park, Minnesota or any of our Mayflower Properties locations and allow one of our trained managers to assist you with any of your storage needs. We offer 5x10 units at Town Centre Self Storage, Tonka Self Storage, U-Save Park Self Storage, Gopher Mini & Outdoor Storage, New Hope Storage, Knollwood Self Storage, Lakeville Dodd Self Storage, Coon Rapids Self Storage, Highway 8 Self Storage & Meadowbrook Self Storage.

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