Advice & Tips

Storage World is committed to providing you with the best possible service. With that in mind we have spoken to top experts in order to provide you with excellent advice and tips to help you to get the most from our services and really enjoy the benefits of your stay with us.

Whatever your circumstances, these articles will help you to ensure you get the correct amount of storage, and can use it to its full capacity. Measuring your possessions correctly for the space and packing them in the most efficient way. If you are storing documents, our article will help you to ensure they are stored in such a way that they are organised and easily retrievable. We have also explained the different types of storage available and what they entail. We even have an article to help you if you’re moving house, as nobody wants to spend money on storage for things they probably didn’t need to store in the first place.

If you have questions, call us. Our staff are well trained and eager to help you, whatever your circumstances.

We have created a few blogs for you with our key advice:

  • Five steps to simplifying your house move – Read now
  • Top tips on packing your self-storage unit for maximum efficiency – Read now
  • Self Storage tips for landlords – Read now
  • How to size your self-storage unit – Read now
  • Three reasons self-storage can help students – Read now

If you would like to write your own unique article for this section about how to make the most of storage or office space, please feel free to email us at will be sure to credit you for your contribution and would appreciate your insight.

Space Guide

Our handy size guide below helps you visualise some of our small to medium units.

25 square foot storage container
25 sq ft

Similar in size to a Garden Shed A large car or small vans worth of stuff Up to 60 archive or medium boxes. Find out more here

35 square foot storage container
35 sq ft

The contents of a one bedroomed flat A typical vans worth of stuff Up to 100 archive or medium boxes

50 square foot storage container
50 sq ft

The contents of a 1-2 bedroom flat Half a typical garage in size Up to 125 archive or medium boxes

75 square foot storage container
75 sq ft

The contents of a 1-2 bedroom house Two full van loads of stuff Up to 175 archive or medium boxes

100 square foot storage container
100 sq ft

The contents of a 2 bedroom house Three full van loads of stuff Up to 225 archive or medium boxes

150 square foot storage container
150 sq ft

The contents of a 4 bedroom house Five full van loads of stuff Up to 350 archive or medium boxes

200 square foot storage container
200 sq ft

The contents of a 5 bedroom house Seven or eight full van loads of stuff Almost 500 achieve or medium boxes