5’x5’ storage unit size

how big is a 5×5 storage unit?

Our 5×5 storage unit is one of our smaller storage units and can fit a hall closet worth of belongings including sports equipment, gardening tools, winter tools, boxes, and luggage.

how many boxes fit in a 5×5 storage unit?

The number of boxes that can be stored in a 5×5 unit depends on the sizing of the boxes, how you packed your belongings, and what else you plan on storing with those boxes. For example, you can fit about 200 of our compact storage boxes in our 5×5 storage unit!

what does a 5×5 storage unit look like?

A 5×5 storage unit is 5 feet wide and 5 feet long. This unit size is comparable to the size of a hallway closet.

how much does a 5×5 storage unit cost?

5×5 storage unit prices can be different in varying locations and markets. For example, whether you live in the heart of Downtown Toronto or the suburbs would play a role in the cost of the storage unit. On average in Toronto, a 5×5 storage unit costs $149 per month. It’s always best to check with the storage facility to ensure that you choose the best storage unit based on your storage needs and budget.

how do you pack a 5×5 storage unit?

When packing a 5×5 storage unit it is important to maximize the space available by stacking boxes vertically; organizing your belongings by what you most frequently need to access in the front; and making sure that you have a clear walking path to access all of your belongings.

5x5 unit illustration

do you have pictures of your 5×5 storage units?

We have pictures of our 5×5 to demonstrate what kind of belongings you can store in a 5×5 storage unit in terms of sizing. The exact look of a 5×5 storage unit depends on which self-storage facility you are looking to rent a unit from and the location of the unit whether that be on the ground floor or second floor.

can a king-size bed fit in a 5×5 storage unit?

A king-size bed cannot fit in a 5×5 storage unit. To store a king-size bed it might be best to look at a larger storage unit size such as our 5×10 storage unit.



chests of drawers

small dressers

twin or queen mattress

small couches


coffee tables




vacuum cleaners


window air conditioners



lawn mowers


seasonal items

sports gear









small office equipment

extra inventory

paper documents


small to medium-sized boxes

gardening supplies

personal records


can a motorcycle fit in a 5×5 storage unit?

A motorcycle unfortunately will not fit a 5×5 storage unit, however, it will likely fit in our 5×10 storage unit. If you plan on storing your motorcycle at one of our self-storage facilities please always check with one of our storage experts before renting a unit.

is there anything I’m not allowed to keep in a XYZ Storage 5×5 unit?

While there are a lot of belongings that you can store in your 5×5 unit, however, there are some items that you absolutely should not keep in a 5×5 storage unit. For example, any perishable food items, anything living, anything hazardous or flammable, and anything illegal. Any items that fall within these categories must be avoided when storing in an XYZ Storage self-storage unit for everyone’s safety as well as avoiding bugs and rodents.