Trusted Since 1988

Use Current Location

Articles & Tips

How Ellicott City Families Can Use Self Storage to Manage Kids’ Belongings

Local Tips


5 min

A father teaching his daughter how to ride a bike from Ellicott City

As a parent, you know that time flies when it comes to watching your kids grow up. One day you’re bringing them home in the brand-new carrier and the next, you’re teaching them how to ride their first bike.

Along with these important milestones and moments of happiness, you know that children can also bring a lot of “stuff” into the house. Whether it be toys, clothes or books, the house feels full of their belongings. While you want your child to be entertained, you may realize that much of the clutter could be controlled if you had more space. That’s where self storage comes in.

Take Advantage of Self Storage and Stay Clutter-Free with Kids

Self storage can help you manage your kids’ belongings and give you the extra space you need. Maybe it’s that baby carrier or bike that your first child outgrew, but you want to save for their future brother or sister. Or you want to rotate toys every few months so that little ones stay active and simulated. Even if you want to switch out seasonal toys like sleds and playsets – whatever your reason may be, your home is able to stay clutter-free and give you more time back in your day to play with your kids instead of clean.

Rather than spending hours cleaning and organizing their belongings, you get quality time with your children and the chance to truly watch them grow.

Rent a Self Storage Unit in Ellicott City, Maryland Today

ezStorage is here to help you say “yes” to a clutter-free home and more opportunities to spend time with your kids. We offer a variety of storage units to help you stay organized and securely hold items that you may not be using right now. Discover self storage units in Ellicott City, 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.

View Our Storage Locations

Looking for Tips on Storing Your Belongings?

Explore our solutions tips below to get tips and advice on how to properly store your belongings.

English Spanish

Ada Icon

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!