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Renting a self storage unit is a perfect storage solution for contractors and construction companies. Many small businesses including painters, electricians and contractors work out of their vans and trucks. They do not have an office or building for their equipment.

How to Store Power Tools

Organizing and storing power tools properly requires planning and it’s different for everyone. Power tool storage solutions may vary depending on how many tools you have. Tool storage solutions may also be dictated by how often you will need to use your tools, along with how much space you have available to store them. But regardless of your specific needs for storing power tools, there are simple steps that everyone can take in order to keep your construction tool storage safe and organized.

Best Way to Store Hand Tools

From professional contractors to the weekend DIY warrior, if you have an abundance of power tools, self-storage is a great option for storing your equipment when not in use. Keeping your tools in self-storage will keep them dry, out of the way from children and free up much needed space at home. Follow these tips on how to store hand tools to help your tools last longer.

Plumbing Storage Solutions

Self storage is a great storage solution for many types of businesses from retail to construction to sales representatives who work from home or on the road. A self storage unit can be used to store retail inventory overstock, office equipment and business documents. But where do construction contractors, plumbers, electricians and painters store their tools and equipment? Many store tools of the trade at a self storage facility! ezStorage makes it easy for contractors, painters and plumbers to store their equipment with our construction storage solutions.

Electrical Equipment Storage Solutions

Self storage is a great storage solution for self-employed electricians and electrical companies to store equipment and tools.  Rather than keeping these items at home or stuffed in a work van, electricians can store their tools and equipment at a local self storage facility.  With 45 facilities throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C., ezStorage makes it easy for electricians to store their equipment and materials near a job site with our construction and electrical storage solutions.

Looking for Tips on Storing Your Belongings?

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

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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' (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' (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' (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' (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' (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' (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!