Most storage unit are capable of holdings at least one room of furniture. Students living in a two or three-bedrooms apartment can also find storage unit large enough to accommodate more furnishing. The majority of college students can get away with renting a storage unit the size of 5 x 5 or 5 x 10. The 5x 5 storage unit is capable of holding a love seat, boxes and home décor. A 5 x 10 storage unit is capable of holding a sofa or twin bed, as well as décor and smaller furnishing.