# How much storage do I need for a 4 bedroom house?

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## How much storage do I need for a 4 bedroom house?

A 10×30 storage unit is as large as a 1 ½ car garage. It fits the contents of a fully furnished 3-5 bedroom house, including oversized items such as a couches, beds, dressers, a refrigerator, a washer/dryer, a dining room set, an entertainment center and several large boxes.

## How many pounds does it take to move a 5 bedroom house?

How much does a five bedroom house weigh if Im moving everything inside of it? The weight of your five bedroom house is likely to about 7,000 pounds. Houses of this caliber will weigh a lot more than smaller houses. Be careful to add up all your furniture when trying to estimate the weight of you belongings.

## How much does it cost to put everything in storage?

**Average storage unit cost**

Storage unit sizes | Average monthly cost |
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Small (5×5–5×10 ft.) |
$90 |

Medium (5×15–10×15 ft.) | $160 |

Large (10×20–10×30 ft.) | $290 |

## How much should I charge for storage?

**Most people pay an average price of $190 per month for their storage unit — and the cost adds up significantly over time….**

Unit Size (in feet) | Average Monthly Cost |
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5×5 to 5×10 |
$90 |

5×15 to 10×15 | $160 |

10×20 to 10×30 | $290 |

## How much storage for a house?

One rule of thumb says that the total storage space in a home should equal about 10% of the total square footage. So, if your custom home is 5,000 square feet, you should build 500 square feet of storage at a minimum. Some families have more or bulkier items to store.

## How do I figure out how much storage I need?

Square feet (sq. Multiply the length and width of your belongings. If they make a pile that’s 5 x 5 feet, you’d need a storage unit with at least 25 square feet (Extra Space Storage has excellent 5 x 5 storage units).

## What is the average weight of household goods?

An average one-bedroom apartment containing a bed, dresser, sofa, coffee table, entertainment center, television, dining set, desk and computer weighs approximately 2,110 lbs. To tally the weight of a larger more furnished household, simply add anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 lbs. for each room included in the shipment.

## How much does the contents of a house weigh?

With long-distance moves, you are given a price estimate based on the weight (in lbs) of your belongings as shown: One Studio Apartment = 1800 lbs. 1-Bedroom Apartment = 2200-3200 lbs. 2-Bedroom Home = 5000-6000 lbs.

## How much does a household weigh?

So, for a 2,000-square-foot home, that comes out to 400,000 pounds. If it’s two stories, it goes up to 275 pounds per square foot. For a three-story house, the weight goes up to roughly 350 pounds per square foot.