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Storage Unit Size Guide
April 20, 2022

Our Storage Unit Size Guide

If you have never rented a storage unit before, it can be hard to visualize just how many items you are able to pack in one. So how do you even know what size storage unit you need? Brooks Mini Storage in Kinston, NC, has large and small storage units for whatever you need to tuck away. Learn more about our storage options, and read our storage unit size guide below to help with your next rental.

Our Storage Unit Size Guide

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Small Storage Units 

Standing at the size of a walk-in closet, small storage units have just enough space for a few large pieces of furniture and smaller boxes on top. Think of it as being able to store approximately the contents of an average-sized bedroom. Commonly used for clearing extra space in your home and storing seasonal items, these can actually fit quite a few objects, including:

  • Holiday decorations, Christmas tree
  • Shed tools, equipment
  • Seasonal clothing
  • Sports equipment
  • Mattress
  • Desk
  • Dresser
  • Dorm furniture

Our small storage units (temperature control): 5×10

Our small storage units (drive up): 5×10

Medium Storage Units

Medium storage units offer a little more room. These hold about two or three bedrooms’ furniture. Great for storing as you move out of your apartment or condo, these can hold your big items:

  • Washery/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Piano
  • Multiple mattresses
  • Motorcycle and bicycles
  • Water sports vehicles (jet ski, kayak, canoe, etc.)
  • Small trailer

Business owners may choose to use self storage in lieu of office space. It is a more affordable option, and Brooks Mini Storage can keep your inventory and equipment safe here, so you do not have to take up valuable storage space in your own home.

Our medium storage units (temperature control): 10×10, 10×15 

Our medium storage units (drive up): 10×10, 10×15

Large Storage Units

Large storage units are your best options when moving from a house. These should be able to hold everything you need them to and still have some space for you to navigate through your items. You do not have to worry about any sizing restrictions with this category. These can hold:

  • Sofas
  • Recliners
  • Patio furniture
  • Dining room set
  • Snowblower
  • Car
  • Small boat
  • Trailer

Our large storage units (temperature control): 15×15

Our large storage units (drive up):10×20, 15×15, 10×30

Store with Brooks Mini Storage in Kinston, NC

Need self storage? Brooks Mini Storage on Harrison Boulevard has temperature-controlled and drive-up storage units close to you. Take advantage of our indoor storage units to protect valuables from changing North Carolina weather. Whether you need a large or small storage unit, our experts can match you with the right size. You can also check out our storage calculator for another quick sizing recommendation. Just check off the items you wish to store, and the calculator will suggest a storage unit that will best be able to handle the load.

Rent or reserve your storage unit online with contact-free renting today! You are only a few clicks away from being able to move into your Kinston, NC, storage unit. Find the space you need with Brooks Mini Storage!

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