Storage Unit Calculator

Enter amount of each item for storage. Calculator estimates the most efficient unit size. Ceiling heights vary, assuming an average ceiling height of 9' and adding in a 10% padding to account for other differences including packing/storing techniques.

The Living Room / Office Areas
Bookcase Bookshelves Cabinet
Arm Chair Straight Chair Occasional Chair
Lounge Chair Rocking Chair Desk
Fireplace Misc Equipment Lamp Sofa (6ft).
Sofa, sectional/each piece Loveseat Stereo System Console
Table Table, coffee/end TV, table-model
TV Console Wall Unit Recliner
Ottoman Chaise Lounge Day bed
Media/Wall unit Bookcase–long Wet bar
Cabinet–long HD/flat panel TV (55”) HD/flat panel TV (32”)
Office chair Computer work station

The Kitchen / Dining Areas
Air conditioner Buffet, base Cabinet, corner
Chair Chair, dining Dehumidifier
Dishwasher Dryer Freezer
Refrigerator Server Stove
Table Table, dining Vacuum cleaner
Washing machine Bar table Bar chair/stool
Microwave stand China buffet–long

The Bedroom Area
Bed, bunk Bed, double Bed, single
Bed, king Bed, queen Bed, fouton
Bookshelves Chair Bureau
Chest, cedar Desk Dresser, single
Dresser, double Night stand Armoire
Vanity/dressing table Wardrobe Crib

Additional Items
Bicycle Desk Fan
File cabinet, cdbd File cabinet, 2 drw File cabinet, 4 drw
Golf bag Hamper, Clothes Large Stroller
Patio table Patio chair Patio chaise lounge
Piano, baby grand Piano, upright Rug, large
Rug, small Sewing machine Suitcase
Table, card Table, game Trunk
Box, book Box, legal tote Box, all-purpose
Dryer Bar fridge/wine cooler Electric fireplace
Barbecue Adirondack chair Lawnmower
Billiard table Treadmill Box (Extra-Large)
Box (Large) Storage Bin

is your estimated cubic footage

Guidelines to keep in mind as you pack for storage:

(A 12 by 12 storage building or storage shed = 144 sq feet  at 8' height = 1152 cu ft)     (A 5 by 5 = 225 cu ft)     (A 8 by 8 = 512 cu ft)

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