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Customer Reviews - Chicago

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best self storage facilities in Chicago, and in every city where we do business. That's why we routinely ask our customers about their experience with us and challenge ourselves to make it better. You can read what customers think about us here on our website - over the past four years, we've had over 100,000 customers respond to our surveys and tell us what they think. We publish their reviews here, and we're proud of the result!

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars LaQuisha Waheed at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Keith and Jay were extremely efficient and helpful during my time of need. I highly recommend this location."

January 25, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Shay (Ms. Dee) at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Great space, great price and great security"

January 23, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sarah Desmarais at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Both Tyesha and Evette were both so helpful!"

January 18, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Melanie Savino at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"Leon was very helpful and professional"

January 14, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Lizzy Gonnering at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Jayquan was absolutely amazing to work with with. Thorough, professional and above all else just a joy to work with. Would use this facility again!"

January 13, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mookie Moo at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Customer service at this location is the best."

January 11, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Juan Salazar at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#425)

"Angela and Reye are truly awesome manager with exceptional customer service"

January 11, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Desiree Jemsion at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"The customer service was friendly and very helpful and clear with the documents it’s clean environment LOVE IT!!!"

January 10, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Genevieve Lopez at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Jay&Keith were great in my family time of need."

January 06, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars John Baran at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"Rain did i great job showing us the way around the facility. Great person!"

January 06, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Shaqui Alicia Reed at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Evette and Tyshea were very helpful with my move. And had everything done for me quickly after last mine changes. Thank you"

January 04, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kelsey Simms at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#425)

"Ray was so helpful and great to work with"

January 04, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mikael Austin at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#425)

"Reye is the best manager on the planet"

January 04, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Babatunde Kakawa at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#551)

"Great ladies in front helped me a lot."

January 03, 2023
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Imani Hegwood at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"Raina and Leon are the best❤️❤️"

December 31, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars DreadheadZel Reacts at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"Raina did an excellent job with her service!"

December 30, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Chicago, ?

The size will depend on how much stuff you need to store. To avoid renting too small or too large a storage unit, we recommend reading a Storage Unit Size Guide or using an interactive Storage Unit Size Estimator Tool to determine exactly how much space you'll need. Our most popular sizes in Chicago, IL are the 5x5, 5x10, and 10x10.

How big is a 5x5 storage unit?

A 5x5 self storage unit is 25 square feet or 200 cubic feet of storage space. It measures 5 feet wide by 5 feet long and most have an 8 foot ceiling height. A 5x5 storage unit is the size of an average closet and it should fit a dresser, a small mattress set, and several medium moving boxes. Here's our 5x5 storage unit video to learn more. In Chicago, our prices start at $27 for a 5x5 unit.

How big is a 5x10 storage unit?

A 5x10 self storage unit is 50 square feet or 400 cubic feet of storage space. It measures 5 feet wide by 10 feet long and typically has an 8 foot ceiling. For comparison, a 5x10 storage unit is about the size of an average walk-in closet. It fits 1 to 2 large pieces of furniture and about 10 to 15 moving boxes. Feel free to watch our 5x10 storage unit video to learn more. In Chicago, our prices start at $44 for a 5x10 unit.

How big is a 10x10 storage unit?

A 10x10 self storage unit is 100 square feet or 800 cubic feet of storage space. It measures 10 feet wide by 10 feet long and usually has an 8 foot ceiling. A 10x10 storage unit is about the size of an average bedroom or half of a standard one-car garage. It should fit all the contents of a family room or a two-bedroom 750 sq. ft. apartment. To learn more, here is our 10x10 storage unit video. In Chicago, our prices start at $80 for a 10x10 unit.

Should I rent climate controlled storage in Chicago?

With cold winters and occasionally hot summers in Chicago, we recommend climate controlled storage units to help protect your belongings over time. 47 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Chicago .

What is the advantage of self storage with drive-up access?

If you need to frequently move items in and out of your storage space, drive-up access is the most convenient space for you. You can drive your vehicle next to the space and load or unload. 32 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Chicago .

How much do self storage units cost in Chicago?

The average cost of a 1 month self storage unit rental in Chicago is $154.13 with prices starting at $17.00 . The prices can vary from store to store so be sure to check nearby locations in the Chicago area. Storage unit sizes range from 6 sq. ft. to 600 sq. ft., and come in a variety of climate and accessibility types. Look for a great move-in offer! Our spaces often have a special discount for new customers. Spaces with a special offer will be marked with the discount you'll receive.

Self Storage Pricing in Chicago, Illinois

Climate Controlled Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $53.21 $17.00
5x5 $46.30 $27.00
5x10 $71.53 $44.00
10x10 $125.09 $80.00
10x15 $168.63 $86.00
10x20 $259.04 $146.00

Lowest storage unit pricing data is updated every 15 minutes. Average price per size represents the storage units currently available for rent at the stores in Chicago, IL.