Useful storage tips and FAQ from Self Storage Norman

Norman Self Storage FAQ

Q. Why should I use a self storage unit?

A. Although there are many reasons why people invest in a self storage unit, the most common reasons are: 

  • To reduce clutter within your home.
  • To store large items that don’t fit within your home.
  • To ensure the security and safety of your valuables.

Q. How much space will I need?

A. Space requirements are determined by your individual needs, however the information provided below will help you when choosing your storage unit.

  • 5' x 5'

    This storage unit can be compared to a small hall closet with storage capacity that will accommodate small furniture such as a chest of drawers, several storage boxes, personal items, etc…

  • 5' x 10'

    This storage unit can be compared to a walk-in closet with storage capacity that will accommodate items such as a mattress and box spring, end tables, a couch, seasonal items, etc…

  • 10' x 10'

    This storage unit can be compared to a small spare bedroom with storage capacity that will accommodate furnishings from a one to two bedroom apartment plus boxes and small items.

  • 10' x 15'

    This storage unit can be compared to a large bedroom with storage capacity that will accommodate furnishings from a two bedroom apartment or small house, plus small items and boxes.

  • 10' X 20'

    This storage unit can be compared to a one car garage with storage capacity that will accommodate furnishings from a 3 or 4 bedroom apartment with appliances, patio furniture and boxes. This storage unit will even accommodate a car or pickup.

  • 10' x 30'

    This storage unit can be compared to a two car garage with storage capacity that will accommodate furnishings from a house or 4 or 5 bedroom apartment with appliances, crates, as well as many boxes and items. This storage unit is large enough for vehicle and household items.

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Norman Storage Tips:

Here are just a few tips to help protect your valuables when utilizing a Norman Self Storage unit:

  • Use boxes instead of plastic bags in order to prevent moisture.
  • Try to fill each box completely to the top to keep the sides from crushing when stacking.
  • If your boxes are filled with random items fill the empty space with newspaper or popcorn to ensure stability.
  • Clothing and linens should be stored in plastic bins to keep out dust, moisture, and spiders. 
  • Artwork and large mirrors can easily be damaged, be sure to wrap them in bubble wrap.
  • Take apart larger items like bed frames and exercise equipment to maximize your storage space.
  • Place more fragile and smaller items on top.
  • Place heavier items on bottom.

If you have any additional questions 
please feel free to contact us.