Size Guide: 10×10 Storage Unit

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Thinking about renting a 10×10 storage unit?

Storage units are an excellent resource for decluttering your living space and efficiently moving to a new home. A 10×10 storage unit is perfect for small moves and light storage needs. 

In this size guide, we discuss the specifics of a 10×10 storage unit, including total square footage and what you can fit within a unit of this size.

Keep reading to discover whether or not a 10×10 unit is right for you!

How Big is a 10×10 Storage Unit?

A 10×10 storage unit is a standard size typically found at many self-storage facilities. 

This storage unit size measures 10 feet in length and 10 feet in width, resulting in a total square footage of 100 square feet. The exact dimensions can vary slightly depending on the facility, but this is the common standard that most facilities follow when constructing their units.

In terms of height, most standard storage facilities offer units with a height of roughly 8 feet. However, some facilities may offer special taller units designed to hold larger standing items. 

How Much Can You Fit in a 10×10 Storage Unit?

The amount you can fit in a 10×10 storage unit depends on the items you need to store and how you arrange them. Here is a general idea of what you can fit in 10×10 unit:

  • Furniture: You can typically store the contents of a one-bedroom apartment in a 10×10 unit. This may include a queen-size bed, a sofa, a dining table with chairs, and several boxes.
  • Boxes: A 10×10 unit can accommodate a significant number of moving boxes. You can stack them to make the most of the vertical space — just be cautious of stacking any valuable or fragile items too high in case your boxes take a tumble. 
  • Appliances: You can store appliances like a refrigerator, washer, dryer, and smaller kitchen appliances in a 10×10 unit. However, some facilities place limitations on what appliances can be stored in their units, so check with your provider before storing appliances. 
  • Seasonal Items: You can easily store seasonal items like holiday decorations, sports equipment, and gardening tools within a 10×10 unit. In most cases, you can store these items alongside other items like boxes and furniture so long as you keep the things you need most readily accessible. 

Keep in mind that the actual capacity of a 10×10 unit can vary depending on the specific facility and how you stack and organize your items. Planning and packing efficiently to maximize the space and avoid damaging your belongings is a good idea. 

If you have particularly large or bulky items, you may need to consider a larger storage unit.

The Average Price of a 10×10 Storage Unit

The price of a 10×10 storage unit can vary widely depending on the facility. Different amenities and unit features can all impact the final monthly cost, making it highly important to consider your budget and what price range you want to stay within before selecting a unit and facility.

On average, a standard 10×10 unit costs around $100 to $125 per month. If the unit is climate-controlled, you can expect to pay an extra $25 to $75 for this feature. 

Reserve Your 10×10 Storage Unit with Distinct Storage 

At Distinct Storage, we offer a wide variety of storage units, including the 10×10 variety. Our units are climate-controlled to ensure the safety and quality of your stored items.

In our 10×10 unit, we recommend storing the contents of a one-bedroom apartment, such as boxes, appliances, furniture, mattresses, a motorcycle, etc. Visit the Distinct Storage website today to learn more and find your ideal unit.