Exactly How Big is a 5×15 Storage Unit; What can you fit into it?
Many of our customers ask us, “How big is a 5×15 Storage Unit, what can it fit?” It’s hard to tell a person over the phone exactly what we can fit into a storage unit based off of a 1-2 minute phone call. However, we can explain with some broad strokes to give you an idea, which will just require some basic math. Without further ado, let’s explore how big a 5×15 storage unit really is…
Let’s start with, “how many cubic feet are in a 5×15 storage unit?”
According to ExtraSpace.com the average Unit Height of a storage unit is 8 feet. All Safe & Secure Self Storage Units are a minimum of 8ft high. Taking these numbers into account, we can come up with a fair estimate of cubic feet which will provide us with the answer to our question, “How big is a 5×15 storage unit and what can I fit into it?”
5 x 15 = 75 Sq. Ft.
75 x 8 = 600 Cubic ft.
With 600 cubic feet of space, one can imagine they could fit a lot of things into a 5×15 storage unit, Right? However, it’s not that simple. It’s also important to note, a storage unit can fit a lot of things, but you must pack it properly to get the most out of it. We covered how to pack a storage unit properly in this post.
What Can We Fit into a 5×15 Storage Unit?
Our customers come to us for various reasons; Storage for home goods and business storage are the most popular reasons for needing storage. What we’ll do is illustrate what most successfully store in a self storage unit.
Storing Home Goods in a 5×15 Storage Unit
What can fit into a 5×15 storage unit for residential purposes?
A 5×15 unit being used for household storage needs can fit 2-3 household room within the storage space. The most commonly stored items are hutch’s, book cases, two queen mattress sets, 1-2 sofas, desks and several medium sized boxes.
A 5″ x 15″ storage space in Safe & Secure’s storage facility is more commonly used to store seasonal items, equipment, and furniture from dorm rooms. However, many people come to store with us while they’re remodeling their home or moving across state for a temporary job. The one most popular reason for using our 5″ x 15″ storage units is by college students for their summer months, this allows them to have everything close by when school starts again.
Is a 5×15 storage unit good for business storage?
Many businesses around the Bergen County area have leases that expire and/or need to upgrade office space to allow for more room due to rapid growth, but in many cases they store their items in self storage for several reasons. Some reasons include the business needs more office space, downsizing and seasonal storage. However the question remains, “How big is a 5×15 storage unit and can it fit my businesses items within the space?”
Storing Business Equipment in a 5×15 Storage Unit 
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