10x20 Storage Unit

See just how big a 10x20 unit actually is, and what you can fit inside of a 10x20 unit.

How big is a 10x20 storage unit?

A 10x20 self-storage unit measures 10 feet in width and 20 feet in length, providing a total area of 200 square feet. To put this into perspective, a 10x20 unit is comparable in size to an average 2 car garage.

Typically, these units have an 8-foot ceiling, offering up to 1600 cubic feet of storage space. The opening is ~9'w x 7.5'h. However, it's important to note that the exact height of each unit may vary due to the specific dimensions of the self-storage buildings.

10x20 storage unit is a compact storage solution suitable for various items, and its dimensions are akin to those of a standard 2 car garage.
The number of items, box sizes, and packing methods directly impact the storage capacity of a 10x20 storage unit. If you're storing only boxes, you can fit approximately 40 large boxes in a 10x20 unit with some extra space remaining. However, when storing furniture or appliances along with boxes, it's advisable to use a mix of small, medium, and large boxes to optimize the available space effectively.

To maximize the storage capacity of your 10x20 self-storage unit, stack boxes all the way up to the ceiling while avoiding leaning items against walls to prevent potential hazards. When packing, prioritize placing heavier items at the bottom of boxes to establish a sturdy base, and then position the heaviest boxes at the bottom of the stack.

Innovative storage options and strategic item placement can further optimize space utilization. For instance, consider storing small items like books or CDs inside an appliance such as a mini-fridge. Arrange frequently accessed items near the front of your 10x10 storage unit and ensure a clear pathway down the center for convenient access.

Apartment Furnishings. House worth of Appliances. Large Garage Equipment and Tools. Children Outdoor Toys and Patio Furniture. Spare Lumber for Future Projects.

The prices for 10x20 storage units can vary widely depending on factors such as location, facility amenities, demand, and any ongoing promotions or discounts, but they start at around $100/mo.



With more self storage locations than any other company, we’re always just around the corner. 10x20 is our most common unit size and is found at each of our local Storage Hero facilities. Prices for 10x20 storage units can differ based on the location, but given the availability of hundreds of thousands of such units nationwide, finding one at a nearby Storage Hero facility is convenient.

Online platforms often offer the best storage unit prices, with potential savings of 50% off the rent or move-in specials on specific units.

In conclusion, our 10x20 storage units offer ample space for storing the contents of a one-bedroom apartment or a large quantity of household items, furniture, and appliances. Its dimensions provide flexibility for organizing and accessing stored items conveniently.

To make the most of a 10x20 storage unit, prioritize efficient packing techniques, such as stacking boxes and placing heavier items at the bottom. Additionally, consider the layout and accessibility of the unit to ensure easy retrieval of frequently needed items. Overall, a 10x20 storage unit is a versatile storage solution suitable for various residential or commercial storage needs.

Rent a 10 x 20 Storage Unit in Helena or Townsend MT:

Lake Helena Storage | Indoor & Outdoor Boat/RV/Vehicle Parking & Drive-Up Storage Units in Helena, MT 59602

Lake Helena Storage

5574 Lake Helena Dr
Helena, MT 59602

(406) 637-6470

Broadwater Storage | Indoor & Outdoor Boat/RV/Vehicle Parking & Drive-Up Storage Units in Townsend, MT 59602

Broadwater Storage

9 El Camino Roy Townsend, MT 59644

(406) 637-6416

Riverview Storage | Self Storage Units & Outdoor Parking Boat/RV/Vehicle Parking in Townsend, MT 59644

Riverview Storage

7464 US-287 Townsend, MT 59644

(406) 637-6472

  • Lake Helena Storage | Indoor & Outdoor Boat/RV/Vehicle Parking & Drive-Up Storage Units in Helena, MT 59602

    Lake Helena Storage

    5574 Lake Helena Dr
    Helena, MT 59602

    (406) 637-6470

  • Broadwater Storage | Indoor & Outdoor Boat/RV/Vehicle Parking & Drive-Up Storage Units in Townsend, MT 59602

    Broadwater Storage

    9 El Camino Roy Townsend, MT 59644

    (406) 637-6416

  • Riverview Storage | Self Storage Units & Outdoor Parking Boat/RV/Vehicle Parking in Townsend, MT 59644

    Riverview Storage

    7464 US-287 Townsend, MT 59644

    (406) 637-6472

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