Spotlight Focus: 5x10 Self Storage Unit

January 27,2022
Spotlight Focus:  5x10 Self Storage Unit

What can you fit in a 5x10 storage unit?

A 5x10 storage unit has floor space of 5 feet wide and 10 feet deep and ours are 8 feet height.  To picture the size of a 5x10 storage unit, imagine yourself in a walk-in closet, or a large outdoor shed.  The 5x10 storage unit is large enough that you can stand in the unit and do some organizing of your items.  The height of a 5x10 storage unit is 8 feet at Bow City Storage.

Can a mattress fit in a 5x10 storage unit?

If you have a queen mattress – the smallest size we recommend getting is the 5x10 storage unit.  It will leave enough room for some additional furniture and boxes.  

Can a kayak fit in a 5x10 storage unit?

Given the length of a kayak, it will need a larger unit size, such as a 5x12 storage unit size 

Can a bike fit in a 5x10 storage unit?

Absolutely, up to 3 mountain bikes, when placed in stands, will fit in a 5x10 storage unit.  To maximize the space, we recommend using a bike stand, so you make use of the unit’s height as much as possible.  Bow City Storage sells bike stands for this specific purpose.  If you have a motorbike you want to put in to storage – a 5x10 will fit a motorbike.  Just make you check with your storage provider as to the rules for storing motor bikes.

Can I fit seasonal items in a 5x10storage unit?

This unit size is perfect for seasonal décor and seasonal gear such as skis, snowboards, sleds, and all the boots and bindings that go with it.  You will have enough room to also store the box and rack you might have had on your car during the winter season.

What is the price of a 5x10 storage unit?

The price of a self storage unit depends on many factors including location of the facility, whether it is climate controlled, and the overall safety and accessibility of the facility and your unit.  Many storage providers provide pricing on their website, including Bow City Storage.  When deciding on the right facility for you – we always recommend checking out the facility’s google reviews.  Google reviews are a great way to get a feel for what customers before you have experienced.

What happens if I need more space after I have moved in?

This happens more than you think and this a great question to ask when you are doing your research for the right storage facility in Calgary for you.  Bow City Storage believes that you should get the space that is right for you, and the Team will transfer your account to a different unit size at no charge. 

If you’re considering getting a 5x10 storage unit in Calgary, Bow City Storage is here for you.  Our brand new facility and knowledgeable team will ensure you have the best storage experience!

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