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Local Moving Resources in Ellicott City

Need More than Self-Storage?

If you’re looking for self-storage units near Ellicott City, you may also be looking for other resources in this region of Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area. If so, then you’ve come to the right place! At ezStorage, we’re more than self-storage professionals, we’re experts on Ellicott City and the surrounding communities. To help make the move to Ellicott City easier, we’ve put together this list of local resources you may need.

What’s It Like to Live in Ellicott City?

Historic Ellicott City was founded along the Tiber and Patapsco river in 1772, and is home to the B. & O. Railroad Museum. It has also been called one of the most haunted small towns on the east coast. The city runs a Ghost Tour that visits several places known for paranormal activity including the Lilburn mansion, Hayden House, the B&O railroad bridge over Main Street, the Patapsco Female Institute, and Mt. Ida. If you’re thinking about moving to this mysterious city, here’s some information about the city to help you get acclimated:
Climate: Hot humid summers with frequent thunderstorms, chilly winters, and prone to flooding
County: Howard
Population: 66,476 (2013)
Transportation: The Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland (RTA), Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), and Dorsey station provide public transportation for commuters in Ellicott City. The RTA Yellow Line (Route 405) runs from the Columbia Mall to the Miller Branch Public Library. The MTA provides bus services via Line 150 and 345, and the Dorsey station is the nearest MARC Train located 9 miles away from Elkridge.

Ellicott City Hardware Stores

Did you move to Ellicott City recently and need to visit the local hardware store to help spruce up your new home? Here are a few hardware stores near you:

  • Clarks ACE Hardware – 10325 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042 (410) 465-9633
  • Kendall Hardware – 12260 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 (410) 531-2111
  • The Home Depot– 9190 Baltimore Natl Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042 (410) 750-2199

Donation Centers within Ellicott City

Whether you’re moving into an apartment near the city or a house, getting rid of unwanted items can help make the packing and moving process easier. However, instead of putting these items on the curb, why not donate to charity instead? Check out a few of these donation centers in Ellicott City:

  • Goodwill – 10164 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042 (410) 750-3615
  • The Salvation Army – 3267 Pine Orchard Ln, Ellicott City, MD 21042 (443) 656-3376
  • Planet Aid– 6730 Santa Barbara Ct, Elkridge, MD 21075 (410) 796-1510

Moving Companies in Ellicott City

Doesn’t matter if you’re moving down the street or relocating across the country, moving can be stressful. These moving companies near Ellicott City can help make relocating a smoother process.

  • Ellicott City Movers – 3444 Ellicott Center Dr #105, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 231-3105
  • Merak Moving – 4429 Brittany Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 750-7599
  • A to Z Movers – 8940 Dogwood Rd, Baltimore, MD 21244 (410) 929-6683

Ellicott City Real Estate Agencies

Thinking about selling or buying a house near Ellicott City? Start the process with these nearby real estate offices that can help you get started:

  • PCF Management– 8391 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 480-5200
  • Weichert Realtors – 10163 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 465-8300
  • Coldwell Banker – 6031 University Blvd, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 740-7100

Ellicott City School Districts

If you’re looking for schools for your children to attend, visit the Howard County Public School System. Schools serving the Ellicott City area include:

  • Mount Hebron High School
  • Centennial High School
  • Howard High School
  • Burleigh Manor Middle School
  • Bonnie Branch Middle School
  • Veterans Elementary School
  • Northfield Elementary School
  • Centennial Lane Elementary School

The above links represent companies and schools who service the same geographical area as our storage location in Ellicott City, 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' 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.

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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.

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  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!