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How Self Storage in Fairfax, Virginia, Helps with Home Renovation Projects

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A picture of a living room in the middle of a home renovation with tools and supplies on the ground.

There’s something fulfilling about transforming part of your home into a better version of itself. But home renovations are hard work, and sometimes a seemingly straightforward project can turn into a constant source of stress for you and your home.

What do you do with all your kitchen appliances as new floors and countertops are put in? How can you keep your belongings safe while you paint your bedroom walls? If you need a little help with your next home renovation project, you might be surprised to learn that self storage in Fairfax can be a valuable solution.

The Benefits of Self Storage for Home Renovations

While Fairfax, Virginia is known for beautiful scenery and open atmosphere, renovations can make your home feel like the exact opposite as you stuff belongings into other rooms. This can make your house feel cluttered and risk damage to your belongings as you try to get them out of the way of construction.

Self storage can help make your home feel less congested, giving you more space and flexibility to live your life as your home goes through its exciting makeover. A storage unit can also keep your belongings safe, helping you avoid expensive damage and repairs.

We also can’t forget the unexpected delays that can occur with renovations. Home projects are notorious for taking longer than you might have anticipated. All it takes is one life event to throw off your schedule. If your two-week project turns into two months, self storage can be a life saver because there’s no limit to how long you keep your self storage unit.

Rent a Self Storage Unit in Fairfax, Virginia Today

At ezStorage, we take pride in being able to help homeowners in the Fairfax, Oakton and Merrifield areas. If you’re starting your next home renovation project, explore our available storage units.

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ezStorage has storage facilities all throughout Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Northern Virginia. Find a location near you and reserve your unit from ezStorage today.

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What size home are you storing?

1 Bedroom Apartment

2 Bedroom Apartment

2-3 Bedroom House

4+ Bedroom House

Single Dorm Room

Studio Apartment

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.

Renting Online is Simple

  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!