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Local Moving Resources in Gainesville

Need More than Self-Storage?

If you’re looking for self-storage units near Gainesville, you’re probably also looking for other resources in this region of Virginia as well. If so, then you have come to the right spot! At ezStorage, we’re more than self-storage experts, we’re experts on Gainesville and the surrounding communities. We’ve put together this list of local resources to help you become familiar with the area.

What’s It Like to Live in Gainesville?

Gainesville was historically an important point of transportation, from being a changing point for stagecoach horses to becoming a shipping point for grain, timber, and cattle. The area also served as a path for soldiers during the American Civil War. Since 2000, major commercial and residential development have been taken place with six large shopping centers including Target, Lowe’s Best Buy, DSW and many other stores and restaurants. If you’re thinking about moving to this growing city, here are some information about Gainesville to help you get acclimated:
Climate: Humid subtropical climate with mild winters and brief cold-snaps and hot summers with frequent thunderstorms
County: Prince William
Population: 11,481 (2010)
Transportation: VDOT has began working on the Gainesville Interchange since 2006 to ease traffic in the rapidly growing area. In 2022, the Gainesville railway station is scheduled to open to connect commuters to Fairfax County, Manassas, and Washington, D.C.

Gainesville Hardware Stores

Are you a new resident in the Gainesville area? You may need some tools to help spruce up your new home. If so, here are a few hardware stores near you:

  • Lowe’s – 13000 Gateway Center Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 468-6000
  • HD Supply White Cap – 14235 John Marshall Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 455-8752
  • ProBuild – 14241 John Marshall Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 753-1135

Donation Centers in Gainesville

Whether you’re moving into an apartment near the city or in a house in the suburbs of Gainesville, you might find unwanted items to get rid of. Rather than pitching your unwanted items, consider donating them to those in need.

  • Goodwill – 8014 Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20109 (703) 551-3200
  • Salvation Army – 11201 Balls Ford Rd, Manassas, VA 20109 (703) 686-4607
  • Habitat For Humanity ReStore – 10159 Hastings Dr, Manassas, VA 20110 (703) 369-6145

Gainesville Moving Companies

Moving is never fun and time consuming, whether you’re going down the street or relocating across the country. These moving companies near Gainesville can help lighten your load.

  • Magic Movers – 14689 Lee Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 350-9196

Real Estate Agencies in Gainesville

Planning to sell or buy a house near Gainesville? Start the process with these nearby real estate offices that can help you get started:

  • Re/Max – 7521 Virginia Oaks Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 754-1770
  • Homestead Realty – 7524 Gardner Park Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155 (571) 261-8800
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices – 13555 Wellington Center Cir Suite 107, Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 396-6000

Gainesville School Districts

If you’re moving with school-age children, you might want to learn more about the school districts serving Gainesville and the surrounding communities. Get more information about Prince William County Public Schools.

  • Alvey Elementary School
  • Gravely Elementary School
  • Mountain View Elementary School
  • Bull Run Middle School
  • Reagan Middle School
  • Stonewall Middle School
  • Battlefield High School

The above links represent companies and schools who service the same geographical area as our storage location in Gainesville, Virginia. 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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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!