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Need More than Self-Storage?

If you need self-storage units near Columbia, then there’s a good chance you have other needs as well in this region of Maryland. If that is the case, you’ve come to the right place! At ezStorage, we are more than self-storage experts, we are experts on Columbia and its surrounding communities. Check out our list of local resources to help make your move to Columbia easier.

What’s It Like to Live in Columbia?

The 10 self-contained villages of Columbia, MD were designed with the belief that a city could enhance the quality of life for those who dwell in it. Consistently listed as a top place to live by Money magazine, Columbia is the second most populous community in Maryland after Baltimore. “The Downtown Columbia Plan” was a 2010 amendment to the plan of expansion that boasts additional construction for 4.3 million square feet of commercial office space, 1.25 million square feet of retail space, 640 hotel rooms, Merriweather Post Pavilion redevelopment and a multi-modal transportation system. As a bonus, art lovers will appreciate how street names in Columbia are taken from famous works of art and literature.

Climate: Hot, humid summers, cool to cold winters, ­substantial year-round precipitation
County: Howard
Population: 103,683 (2013)
Transportation: Six Howard Transit bus routes serve Columbia and connect it with its neighboring areas, while several Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) routes provide access to and from both Washington and Baltimore.  MTA weekday commuter bus service connects Columbia to the Washington Metro system.  There are no rail stations within Columbia.

Columbia Hardware Stores

Are you new to Columbia? Spruce up your new home with a visit to the hardware store. Here are a few hardware stores near you:

  • The Home Depot – Snowden Square, 9051 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21046 (410) 872-0688
  • Kendall Hardware Inc – 12260 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 (410) 531-2111

Columbia Donation Centers

No matter what type of living situation you are moving into, you probably have unwanted items to get rid of. Instead of putting them on the curb, why not donate to a local Columbia charity instead?

Columbia Moving Companies

Moving can be time-consuming and difficult, whether you are moving down the street or across the nation these moving companies near Columbia can help lighten your load.

Columbia Real Estate Agencies

Looking to sell or purchase a home near Columbia? These real estate offices can help you start your search.

Columbia School Districts

You might want to learn more about the local school districts near Columbia if you have school age children.  Get more information about the Howard Country Public School System.

  • Atholton Elementary School
  • Bonnie Branch Middle School
  • Atholton High School

The above links represent companies and schools who service the same geographical area as our storage location in Columbia, Maryland. This list is not all inclusive and is simply meant to provide our customers with potential local options for other needs. ezStorage is not affiliated with these companies or institutions and their inclusion does not imply our endorsement.

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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.

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!