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How Columbia Families Can Use Self Storage to Manage Kids’ Belongings

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A young girl playing with building blocks in Columbia

Building blocks, sports equipment, dolls, board games and more – as a parent, you know that children tend to accumulate a lot of stuff. Whether it be clothes, books or toys, the house is filled with all sorts of exciting things for the kids to use. While you want your children to enjoy their belongings and stay entertained, you’ve gotten to the point where your house feels too cluttered and in desperate need of a cleaning solution.

If your house is filled with old toys or sports equipment your kids no longer use on a regular basis, don’t keep spending your time cleaning. Instead, turn to self storage as a solution to your clutter problems.

How to Stay Clutter-Free with Kids by Using Self Storage

By having an extra annex available to you and your family, your home is able to stay clutter-free and only hold the belongings you actually need right now. Self storage can help you stay organized as a family by:

  • Storing seasonal items, especially outdoor toys like summer playsets in the winter months and sleds that you don’t use during the warmer seasons.
  • Rotating toys to keep children amused and stimulated. Not only will you be able to save space, but switching out toys every few months keeps little ones excited.
  • Having a place to keep items that children may not be ready for. Whether it be a gift that came too early or keeping toys for another kid on the way, valuable space is saved in the home by keeping these items in storage until they are ready.

Rent a Self Storage Unit in Columbia, Maryland Today

Are you ready to say “yes” to more time spent with the family and less time worrying about the clutter caused by kids’ belongings? If so, self storage at ezStorage is here and ready to help you stay organized. You’ll find a variety of storage options available that gives you that extra space you need. Discover self-storage units in Columbia, Maryland and rent one that fits your needs today.

Start Storing Your Belongings Today!

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!