How Much Storage Do I Need for a House Move?

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Moving house is one of the most common reasons for people to choose self storage. It’s a convenient, hassle-free and inexpensive way of storing your belongings and, crucially, it’s flexible. You can keep items in a unit for a month or three years! It’s entirely up to you.

If you’re already sold on the idea of self storage, your next step is to determine the size unit you need. To help you figure out which unit is right for you, we’ve put together a list of top tips.

 

Organise and pack what you can

 

It’s always a good idea to get organised as early as possible when you’re moving home, and this applies to arranging self storage too. The earlier you can pack and organise your belongings, the easier it will be to work out what size unit you need.

Why? A 50 sq. ft. storage unit, for instance, can house in the region of 30 large moving boxes plus other furniture items. So, if your belongings are already packed, you’ll be able to more easily determine the size of unit you need than if they’re loose.

 

Use our Estimate Your Space Guide

 

To make life easier, we’ve prepared a handy guide outlining exactly what can fit in each of our storage units, which range in size from 25 to 200 sq. ft.

The Estimate Your Space Guide not only lists our recommended unit sizes for everything from a one-bedroom flat to a five-bedroom family home, but details exactly what you can expect to fit inside. View the PDF online today to get started!

 

Speak to our team for advice

 

Want to speak to an expert and get more in-depth advice to help you decide which unit to go for? You can get in touch with us online or over the phone – we’re ready and waiting to help!

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