Unit Sizes

If you're looking for affordable self storage without compromising quality - Karis Self Storage has 212 storage units in 10 different sizes to suit your needs and budget.

We have put together lists of items that would fit in each unit based on average sizes.

You can view this list by clicking on the “What would fit in this unit” link in the bottom left hand corner of each unit section. Your actual items may be smaller or larger than the examples we have provided, but this will give you a good indication of items you can fit in that particular sized unit.
Alternatively - you can click on this link to add your own items and work out the cubic metres you have to store and then determine which unit would be the best fit.

  Not sure which size unit?

Full Size Unit Driveway

Full Size Unit Driveway
(On driveway)

Holds up to 43 cubic metres.
3m wide x 5.5m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 43 cubic metres.
3m wide x 5.5m deep x 2.6m high
8 available

Fits the equivalent of a 3 – 4 bedroom house with rumpus room

What would fit in this unit?
Full Size Unit Driveway Example Items
Items m3
50 x tea chest sized cartons  7.0
2 x Tall Bookcases 1.2
Entertainment Unit 1.5
2 x Coffee Tables 1.0
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.5
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Modular Lounge 3.0
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1.0
2 x Chest of drawers 1.5
2 – 3 single ensembles or slat beds 2.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Dining Table & 6 chairs 3.0
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
2 x book-cases (2m x 1m wide each) 1.2
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Hutch 1.2
Bikes (1 adult bike = 0.4 ) 1.0
Dismantled swing set 1.0
Outdoor setting 2.5
BBQ 1.0
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
Laundry basket, ironing board, vac 1.0
TOTAL: 40.0m3
Full Size Unit

Full Size Unit
(off driveway)

Holds up to 40 cubic metres.
3m wide x 5.3m deep x 2.5m high
Holds up to 40 cubic metres.
3m wide x 5.3m deep x 2.5m high
1 available

Fits the equivalent of a 3 – 4 bedroom house with rumpus room

What would fit in this unit?
Full Size Unit Example Items
Items m3
50 x tea chest sized cartons  7.0
2 x Tall Bookcases 1.2
Entertainment Unit 1.5
2 x Coffee Tables 1.0
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.5
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Modular Lounge 3.0
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1.0
2 x Chest of drawers 1.5
2 – 3 single ensembles or slat beds 2.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Dining Table & 6 chairs 3.0
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
2 x book-cases (2m x 1m wide each) 1.2
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Hutch 1.2
Bikes (1 adult bike = 0.4 ) 1.0
Dismantled swing set 1.0
Outdoor setting 2.5
BBQ 1.0
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
Laundry basket, ironing board, vac 1.0
TOTAL: 40.0m3
Three Quarter Size Unit

Three Quarter Size Unit
(On driveway)

Holds up to 32 cubic metres.
3m wide x 4.2m deep x 2.5m high
Holds up to 32 cubic metres.
3m wide x 4.2m deep x 2.5m high
2 available

Fits the equivalent of a small 2 bedroom house or 3 bedroom apartment

What would fit in this unit?
Three Quarter Size Unit Example Items
Items m3
30 x tea chest sized cartons  4.5
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.5
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
TV / Stereo 1.0
Sofa  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
2 single beds and mattresses 2
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.8
2 x book-cases (2m x 1m wide each) 1.2
2 x Computer desk & chair 2.4
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Hutch 1.2
Outdoor setting 2.5
BBQ 1.0
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
TOTAL: 32.0m3
Half Size Unit Driveway

Half Size Unit Driveway
(On driveway)

Holds up to 21 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.7m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 21 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.7m deep x 2.6m high
0 available

Fits the equivalent of a 2 bedroom apartment

What would fit in this unit?
Half Size Unit Driveway Example Items
Items m3
22 x tea chest sized cartons  3.0
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.5
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
TOTAL: 21.0m3
Half Size Unit

Half Size Unit
(Off Driveway)

Holds up to 21 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.7m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 21 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.7m deep x 2.6m high
4 available

Fits the equivalent of a 2 bedroom apartment

What would fit in this unit?
Half Size Unit Example Items
Items m3
22 x tea chest sized cartons  3.0
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.5
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
TOTAL: 21.0m3
Half Size Container

Half Size Container

Holds up to 18 cubic metres.
2.5m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.9m high
Holds up to 18 cubic metres.
2.5m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.9m high
2 available
What would fit in this unit?
Half Size Container Example Items
Items m3
14 x tea chest sized cartons  2.0
1 x 2 seater lounge & 1 chair  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.0
TOTAL: 18.0m3
Two Fifths Unit

Two Fifths Unit
(Off Driveway)

Holds up to 19 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.5m high
Holds up to 19 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.5m high
3 available
What would fit in this unit?
Two Fifths Unit Example Items
Items m3
11 x standard cartons  1.5
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.5
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
TOTAL: 19.5m3
Third Size Module

Third Size Module

Holds up to 15 cubic metres.
2.29m wide x 2.88m deep x 2.3m high
Holds up to 15 cubic metres.
2.29m wide x 2.88m deep x 2.3m high
2 available
What would fit in this unit?
Third Size Module Example Items
Items m3
20 x tea chest sized cartons  3.0
Chest of Drawers + 2 x Bedside tables 1.0
TV unit and Entertainment Unit 1.5
1 x 2 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.0
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table & TV 1.0
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Laundry Basket, Ironing board, vac 1.0
TOTAL: 15.0m3
Third Size Unit

Third Size Unit

Holds up to 14 cubic metres.
3m wide x 1.8m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 14 cubic metres.
3m wide x 1.8m deep x 2.6m high
1 available
What would fit in this unit?
Third Size Unit Example Items
Items m3
20 x tea chest sized cartons  3.0
Chest of Drawers + 2 x Bedside tables 1.0
TV unit and Entertainment Unit 1.5
1 x 2 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.0
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table & TV 1.0
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Laundry Basket, Ironing board, vac 1.0
TOTAL: 15.0m3
Quarter Size Module

Quarter Size Module

Holds up to 10 cubic metres.
1.92m wide x 2.29m deep x 2.3m high
Holds up to 10 cubic metres.
1.92m wide x 2.29m deep x 2.3m high
0 available

Fits the equivalent of a 1x person studio apartment

What would fit in this unit?
Quarter Size Module Example Items
Items m3
10 x tea chest sized cartons  1.5
1 x 2 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table & TV 1
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
TOTAL: 10.0m3
Quarter Size Unit

Quarter Size Unit

Holds up to 10 cubic metres.
3m wide x 1.3m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 10 cubic metres.
3m wide x 1.3m deep x 2.6m high
0 available

Fits the equivalent of a I person studio apartment

What would fit in this unit?
Quarter Size Unit Example Items
Items m3
10 x tea chest sized cartons  1.5
1 x 2 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table & TV 1
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
TOTAL: 10.0m3
Full Size Unit Driveway
ON SALE ends 29-Oct-2019

Full Size Unit Driveway
(On driveway)

$299 $279p/mth Inc GST
Holds up to 43 cubic metres.
3m wide x 5.5m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 43 cubic metres.
3m wide x 5.5m deep x 2.6m high
8 available

Fits the equivalent of a 3 – 4 bedroom house with rumpus room

What would fit in this unit?
Full Size Unit Driveway Example Items
Items m3
50 x tea chest sized cartons  7.0
2 x Tall Bookcases 1.2
Entertainment Unit 1.5
2 x Coffee Tables 1.0
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.5
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Modular Lounge 3.0
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1.0
2 x Chest of drawers 1.5
2 – 3 single ensembles or slat beds 2.5
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Dining Table & 6 chairs 3.0
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
2 x book-cases (2m x 1m wide each) 1.2
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Hutch 1.2
Bikes (1 adult bike = 0.4 ) 1.0
Dismantled swing set 1.0
Outdoor setting 2.5
BBQ 1.0
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
Laundry basket, ironing board, vac 1.0
TOTAL: 40.0m3
Half Size Unit
ON SALE ends 29-Oct-2019

Half Size Unit
(Off Driveway)

$180 $160p/mth Inc GST
Holds up to 21 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.7m deep x 2.6m high
Holds up to 21 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.7m deep x 2.6m high
4 available

Fits the equivalent of a 2 bedroom apartment

What would fit in this unit?
Half Size Unit Example Items
Items m3
22 x tea chest sized cartons  3.0
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.5
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
TOTAL: 21.0m3
Half Size Container
ON SALE ends 29-Oct-2019

Half Size Container

$190 $170p/mth Inc GST
Holds up to 18 cubic metres.
2.5m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.9m high
Holds up to 18 cubic metres.
2.5m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.9m high
2 available
What would fit in this unit?
Half Size Container Example Items
Items m3
14 x tea chest sized cartons  2.0
1 x 2 seater lounge & 1 chair  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.0
TOTAL: 18.0m3
Two Fifths Unit
ON SALE ends 29-Oct-2019

Two Fifths Unit
(Off Driveway)

$170 $150p/mth Inc GST
Holds up to 19 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.5m high
Holds up to 19 cubic metres.
3m wide x 2.5m deep x 2.5m high
3 available
What would fit in this unit?
Two Fifths Unit Example Items
Items m3
11 x standard cartons  1.5
1 x 3 seater lounge & 2 chairs  2.4
TV / entertainment unit  1.2
Queen ensemble or 1 slat bed & mattress 1.5
Dressing table & 2 bedside tables 1
Chest of drawers 0.5
Single ensembles or slat bed 1
Washing machine 0.5
Dryer 0.5
Microwave & bedside table 0.5
Fridge 1.5
Table & 4 chairs 1.5
Pictures / mirror / ironing board 0.5
Computer desk & chair 1.2
4 drawer filing cabinet 0.5
Outdoor setting 2.5
Lawnmover & whipper snipper 0.3
Wheelbarrow & garden tools (bundles) 0.5
TOTAL: 19.5m3