What Size Storage Unit Do I Need? A Guide to Cost Effective Self Storage

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Self storage and business storage are essential for many reasons, yet it’s difficult to find the right sized storage unit. The process of transporting items from one place to another is already expensive, without the added hassle of paying for a storage unit that’s too small or too big!

Fortunately, storage units at Store & Secure range from 10sq ft to 400sq ft, enough for a few boxes to an entire workshop space! From moving home to starting an online ecommerce business, our storage units are small and big enough for you.

With such a vast range of sizes on offer, Store & Secure is the most cost effective self storage provider in Bournemouth & Basingstoke. Storing with us is easy and extremely secure with 24-hour CCTV and staff on-site 7 days a week.

For a general guide on the size of storage unit you need, check out our self storage space guide. From motorcycles to two bed apartments, common questions we receive about the right size of business and personal storage units include:

S&S-Link-Buttons8What Size Storage Unit Do I Need for a Car?

The size of a car varies, so its essential that you measure the length and width before choosing your unit. As a general guide:
• Small cars (such as Smart cars) will fit in a 100 sq. ft. storage unit
• Medium sized cars (coupes and hatchbacks) that reach 15 feet in length will fit in a 150 sq. ft. storage unit
• The vast majority of vehicles (especially 4x4s and SUVs) will fit safely inside a 200 sq. ft. storage unit

For a list of cars and the required storage unit size, use this comprehensive car storage guide.

What Size Storage Unit Do I Need for a Motorcycle?

If you’re planning on leaving the country for a while and your motorcycle is your most prized possession, then we suggest a secure and affordable storage unit with Store & Secure!
Most motorcycles will fit comfortably in a 100 sq. ft. storage unit.

What Size Storage Unit Do I Need for a Queen Bed?
A queen size bed can fit comfortably upright in a 50 sq. ft. unit, as well as a dresser, TV and a few medium boxes.

What Size Storage Unit Do I Need for a 2 Bedroom Apartment?
A 100 sq. ft. storage unit can fit the entire contents of a 2 bedroom apartment, house or a typical garage. Store up to 216 medium boxes and roughly four transit van loads.

Once everything’s packed and you’ve got an estimated size, give us a call to book your storage unit or get a quote now. If you get to us and realize that you’ve got more or less stuff than you originally thought, its not a problem! We will arrange for the most cost effective storage unit to suit you.
In you’re still unsure about what size you may need, please call us on 01202 520 220 (Bournemouth) or 01256 444 455 (Basingstoke) to speak to a member of our friendly team today.

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