How to Select Right Size Storage Unit in NYC?


Here is some information for people who are not sure what size storage unit to choose when storing their belongings. Many New Yorkers select the wrong size storage unit even if they choose the right self-storage facility for their possessions. If you don’t want to be counted among them, here are a few things that you can do while selecting the size of your storage unit.

Before selecting your self-storage facility, start making the list of the boxes you will have to pack for your belongings. Add to the list all furniture and all misc. and lose items that will not be boxed. Don’t forget to identify uniquely shaped pieces, like antiques, that may not be boxed and therefore would take more space.

When you will complete the list, call the storage representative/s and read them your list. You may also use e-mail. The storage representative will guide you and help you determining the correct size. Or you can use storage unit calculator online. It will help you determining the space in volume your goods and also the size of the room. You may want to add 10% just to allow some room for errors.

Now that you know the space you need for your belongings, ask self-storage operator about the different sizes of storage unit he is providing. If you still have a doubt about the size of unit, schedule a visit to see the unit that you think on taking. All this will help you in picking the right size of storage units, NYC for your belongings.


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