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Renting a Small Storage Unit? Here’s What Will Fit

Boxes are taking up your living space, and you have finally decided that you are going to store them with self storage. How do you know what size storage unit you need? Will a small storage unit have enough space?

Mechanicsburg Self Storage has interior and temperature-controlled storage units available in a range of sizes, so no matter what, we have you covered. We also offer resources, like this sizing guide and our storage calculator, to make the storage process easier on you.

Storage Unit Size Guide

Small Storage Units

Commonly Used For: clearing extra space in your house, students’ dorm/apartment furniture, seasonal clothing and games, holiday decorations, sales inventory

The smallest standard size is 5×5, and small storage units span up to 75 square feet. Small storage units are about the size of a closet and can hold the contents of a standard bedroom. Be sure to always double check the measurements of your items before attempting to fit them into the storage unit.

Medium Storage Units

Commonly Used For: moving from apartment/condo contents, small business inventory, shed/garage/basement items, small vehicles

Medium storage units range from about the size of a walk-in closet to a one-car garage. These do not have as many size restrictions as the small storage units. Most large furniture will be able to fit, including kayaks and motorcycles.

Large Storage Units

Commonly Used For: moving from multi-room house, vehicles and trailers, business inventory/equipment

Large storage units can hold four to six rooms’ furniture, perfect for storing the contents of your home in a move. Your small boat, trailer, or extra vehicle can also fit in one of our storage units.

Mechanicsburg Self Storage on Simpson Ferry Road

Mechanicsburg Self Storage has cameras monitoring our facility 24/7 to assure the safety of you and your belongings. And if you ever forget to bring along packing supplies, our facility has supplies for sale on site. Rent your next storage unit today and move in immediately during gate access hours, or reserve one for the future without any obligations!

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  1. Mechanicsburg Self Storage
  2. 5267 Simpson Ferry Road
  3. Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  4. (717) 492-6789
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