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Need More than Self-Storage?

If you’re looking for storage units near Columbia, Maryland there’s a good chance you’re also looking for other resources in this area. If so, you’ve come to the right spot! At ezStorage, we aren’t just self-storage experts, we’re experts on Columbia and the surrounding neighborhoods. Therefore, we put together this list of local resources to make moving to Columbia easier.

What’s It Like to Live in Columbia?

Columbia, MD is a planned community made up of ten self-contained villages. Ranked in the top ten of CNN Money’s Best Places to Live in America, this community was created and developed off of human values, rather than economic drive. If you’re thinking about moving to Columbia, here’s some information to help you get acclimated:
Climate: Humid subtropical climate, with cool winters and hot, muggy summers.
Population: 103,683 (2013)
County: Howard County
Transportation: There are six Howard Transit bus routes that serve Columbia and connect commuters to neighboring areas like Ellicott City. Along with Howard Transit, Maryland Transit Administration provides access to and from both Washington D.C. and Baltimore.

Columbia Hardware Stores

Did you recently move to Columbia, Maryland? You might need to stop at a nearby hardware store to spruce up your new home. Here are a few hardware stores near you:

  • Kendall Hardware – 12260 Clarksville Pike,  Clarksville, MD 21029  (410) 531-2111
  • The Home Depot – 9051 Snowden River Pkwy,  Columbia, MD 21046  (410) 872-0688
  • Lowe’s – 8281 Gateway Overlook Dr,  Elkridge, MD 21075  (443) 896-0970

Columbia Real Estate Agencies

Thinking about selling or buying a house near Columbia, MD? Start your search with these nearby real estate offices.

  • Century 21 – 6300 Woodside Ct,  Columbia, MD 21046  (410) 730-8888
  • Weichert Realtors – 6925 Oakland Mills Rd,  Columbia, MD 21045  (410) 381-3331
  • Berkshire Hathaway – 10500 Little Patuxent Pkwy #170,  Columbia, MD 21044  (443) 627-2900

Donation Centers in Columbia

Whether you’re moving to an apartment or into a house in Columbia, you probably have unwanted items to get rid of. Instead of putting them on the curb, why not donate to charity instead?

  • Goodwill – 10164 Baltimore National Pike,  Ellicott City, MD 21042  (410) 750-3615
  • The Salvation Army – 10350 Savage Guilford Rd,  Savage, MD 20763  (301) 776-4888
  • GreenDrop – Fort Meade Rd & Irving St,  Laurel, MD 20724  (888) 944-3767

Moving Companies in Columbia

Moving is hard – whether you’re going down the street or relocating across the country. These moving companies near Columbia can help lighten your load.

Columbia School Districts

If you have school-age children and want to learn more about the school district serving Columbia and surrounding areas, visit the Howard County Public School System. Public schools in Columbia, MD include:

  • Atholton High School
  • Centennial High School
  • Hammond High School
  • Long Reach High School
  • Oakland Mills High School
  • River Hill High School
  • Wilde Lake High School

Columbia does not have any conventional four-year colleges or universities in the area, however the community does have several conveniently located college-level program facilities including:

  • Howard Community College
  • University of Phoenix
  • American Career Institute
  • Lincoln College of Technology
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Maryland University of Integrative Health
  • John Hopkins University

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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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!