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Back to School Checklist


February 1, 2018


5 min

ezStorage Back to School Checklist

Explore our back to school checklist for parents

Back to school. For some people these three words are great news, while for others it is an anxiety-ridden event. Back to school can be a stressful time for any age, but if you are a parent that is having their first experience with back to school, for pre-school or kindergarten aged children, it is even more stressful! It is important for parents to learn to manage their own anxieties about the first day of school in order to help their children have a positive experience during their first week. The most important thing that a parent must do is create a routine for the child from morning to after-school to evening. Children become more adaptable with a new experience (such as going to a new school) once they are comfortable with their surroundings and their routine

Getting your child ready to go to school for the first time requires planning, preparation and practice. ezStorage created the “Ultimate Back to School Guide for Parents” to give tips on making the first day of school less intimidating and stressful for the entire family. Start prepping now for all of the school projects, papers, and collections that you will be storing throughout your child’s school career. Store these precious keepsakes in a secure storage unit at ezStorage.

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5x5 locker

5' x 5' (25 sq ft) (Locker)

Half the height of our standard 5' x 5', our lockers will hold personal items, clothes boxes, business records and sale rep materials. This is our smallest storage unit. Available at most locations.

5x5 unit size

5' x 5' Storage Unit (25 Sq. Ft.) (standard closet size)

How big is a 5x5? A 5x5 will hold personal items, clothes, boxes, small furniture items, business records and sales rep materials.

5x10 unit size

5' x 10' Storage Units (50 Sq. Ft.) (walk-in closet size)

Will hold small amounts of furniture, boxspring and mattress, business records and other small items.

10x10 unit size

10' x 10' Storage Units (100 Sq. Ft.) (standard bedroom size)

Will hold a 1 bedroom apartment w/major appliances, other furniture and supplies.

10x15 unit size

10' x 15' Storage Unit (150 Sq. Ft.) (1/2 standard one-car garage size)

What will fit in a 10x15? This size storage-unit will hold contents of a 2 bedroom apartment or house including appliances and boxes, or commercial storage inventory.

10x20 unit size

10' x 20' Storage Unit (200 Sq. Ft.) (standard one-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 3 bedroom apartment or house plus major appliances and lots of boxes. Business storage, ideal for storage racks.

10x30 unit size

10' x 30' Storage Unit (300 Sq. Ft.) (standard two-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 4 to 5 bedroom house with major appliances and room for boxes. Business storage for files, equipment and permanent records.

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  1. Select the storage unit size you’re interested in.
  2. Click on “Rent Now” and follow the steps.
  3. Select the autopay option.
  4. Once completed, you will receive an email with your storage unit number and access code.
  5. To reduce person-to-person contact, don’t forget to bring your own lock. Don’t already have a lock? No problem you can stop by the rental office to buy one on your first visit!