How Much Space is Right?

There are a lot of questions to consider when shopping for a storage unit. Where is the unit located? What kind of things are you going to be storing? Do you need temperature control? By far the most important question to consider is – how much space to I actually need?

Storage needs vary widely from person to person. The first thing you need to do is take an inventory of all the items you are going to be storing. It helps if you can measure some of the larger items while you are doing this. Don’t forget to measure in all three dimensions: height, length, and width! No that you know what you have we can start talking about storage unit sizes.

The 4 x 6: This is smallest unit offered by Albuquerque Self Storage. It is ideal for boxes, files, chairs, desks, and small pieces of furniture like desks and chairs. This size is also popular for the storage of seasonal items.

The 6 x 11: This unit can store the contents of a small studio or one-bedroom apartment. Furniture will fit easily and boxes can be stored in all the little nooks and crannies.

The 10 x 11: Now we are moving into the realm of the big boys. This can fit everything from a one-bedroom apartment in addition to items like washers and dryers or refrigerators.

The 10 x 22: This unit measure in at 220 sq. ft. It is big enough to store the contents of an entire home! Well, as long as the home has only two or three bedrooms. It is also large enough to store vehicles like cars or trucks.

The 15 x 22: This gigantic store unit measures in an expansive 330 sq. ft.! It can fit the contents of a four-bedroom home and still have room to spare. This unit is larger than many New York studio apartments!

Now that you are familiar with some of the storage options available at Albuquerque Self Storage you can pick out the one that is right for you!