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5 x 5 Storage Unit Sizing Help

Although a 5’ x 5’ self-storage unit is one of our smaller spaces, you’ll be astonished to learn that this unit can fit a good number of belongings. Here’s some answers to the more commonly asked questions about our 5′ x 5′ storage units, to help you get a good sense of what can fit inside.

5' x 5' Unit

See what can fit in a 5' x 5' storage unit

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In the list below, you'll find a sampling of common household, seasonal, and lifestyle items that are typically put in storage. A 5' x 5' can fit all of this, plus a whole heck of a lot more!

Accessories + Small Furniture

  • Area rug
  • Armchair
  • Bicycle
  • Hockey bag (filled)
  • Microwave oven
  • Nightstand (2)
  • Skateboard
  • Skis
  • Snowboard
  • Step ladder
  • Toboggan

Boxes + Totes

  • Extra-small boxes (2)
  • File boxes (12)
  • Small boxes (2)
  • Wardrobe box (1)

How Big Is a 5′ x 5′ Storage Unit?

Our 5′ x 5′ storage units are approximately 25 square feet in size, which is about the size of a large closet, giving you 200 cubic feet of packing space. The size is big enough to accommodate a good chunk of the clutter that you’d find in a typical bedroom.

What Can I Fit in a 5′ x 5′ Storage Unit?

Common items you can store in a 5′ x 5′ unit are small pieces of furniture like a chest of drawers or a twin mattress set, several boxes or totes, and other small items, like air conditioner or home electronics. There’s just the right amount of space for several containers of your off-season clothing and small furniture such as chairs, a bookcase or a coffee table. Along with sports equipment such as mountain bikes, snowboards or golf clubs, a 5′ x 5′ storage space may just be what you need.

However, with the wide range of items that could be on your checklist, figuring out the storage size you need can be a little tricky. The last thing you want to do is to pay for a unit that’s too small to fit all your belongings, or vice-versa. To prevent this, consider using our handy storage unit size calculator to get an estimate in cubic feet for a storage unit that would be a good fit for your goods.

How much does 5′ x 5′ Storage Unit Cost?

Renting a 5′ x 5′ storage unit in our self-storage facilities can cost as low as $67 depending on location. Don’t forget to check out our promotions for current discounts to help you save! For more information, find a Public Storage facility near you or call 1-877-777-8672 to speak to one of our storage specialists. Book your storage unit today! Still have questions about storage? Check out our handy FAQ page for more info!