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2625 E. Main Street Saint Charles, IL 60174

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Customer Reviews - Life Storage #442, Saint Charles

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Saint Charles, and in every city where we do business. Take a look at all the good things our customers say about this Life Storage, and all of our stores! It thrills us to give customers the best customer service possible, and to hear when they are pleased with how we have taken care of their storage needs.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Julio Rodriguez (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Este lugar es muy limpio y grande"

June 16, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Igor K. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Professional staff and service I like the place easy access from the road also have spots for trailers"

June 10, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Igor Khasidovich (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"professional staff and service I like the place easy access from the road also have spots for trailers"

June 10, 2021
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Catherine B (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"My partner and I moved out of this facility, but I still wanted to implore people to find somewhere else for storage. We didn’t like this place as it continued to get worse. The rates kept going up at random times and it just became so expensive for a simple outdoor unit. This is also includes with your already high rate, that you will have to shovel around your unit as they don’t completely clear the snow in the winter time for outdoor units. So you will have fun shoveling some snow around the door to your unit while paying a high price every month. I would skip this place. My partner and I are glad we are out of there."

May 31, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Meagan Bowen (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Shawn is extremely helpful, shares his knowledge, and is personable! See Shawn for all your needs at Life Storage!!! 5 stars!"

March 20, 2021
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars Joseph J (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Don’t know why there are so many 5-star reviews here. Didn’t have a good experience when I was here. This place will randomly raise your rate, which is already overpriced, this is on top of not being able to get to your unit in the snow since they don’t clear by the doors I guess. There is also no garbage available to guest which is ridiculous when you are easily paying hundreds of dollars every month."

March 10, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Michael (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"I’ve been storing here for years and always have a good experience working with everyone! Thanks!"

January 15, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kristy T (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Very professional and friendly."

January 12, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Penny Taback (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great facility. Very professional and Hannah is always smiling, helpful and a pleasure to work with."

December 09, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Lynn Mann (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"I highly recommend the St. Charles Life Storage. It is very clean and has very easy access. The manager, Hanna is friendly and helpful. I feel very confident that my items are safely stored."

November 16, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tracy Minnec (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Extremely professional, thorough, and friendly right from the start. Starting with the initial booking with Brooke, to then speaking with Hannah at the St. Charles location, I felt at ease, very informed, and confident that I will be well looked after. This was a very stressful time and they made it easy. So refreshing to find people that put "people" first! Thank you so much, Hannah and Brooke!"

November 16, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars MWM Bossman (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Asst store manager helped me with all my questions and concerns about the property. She made great conversation while we were walking to the unit she was gonna show me. Great personality! Place was nice and clean all the way around."

October 20, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Salvatore Sandecki (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"I was helped today by Ginger, she was awesome and so helpful. Nothing but professionalism and kindness from this sweet lady! She helped me find what I needed and would recommend this place because of her! 10/10. THANKS GINGER!"

October 01, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Bryan Bellah (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Ginger was a great help! Very happy with my experience."

August 23, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Andrea Kroesen (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"We had a great experience! Kind staff, immaculate property. Prices are fair. It was a great choice for us!"

August 04, 2020
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars Nick Valentino (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Limited access hours, price has increased since signup last year and unhelpful management."

August 03, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Chris Aquino (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean suggested the right size for my needs so I didn't overpay for space I didn't need."

July 31, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tony DeLaurie (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"i went to several storage places looking for the best deal and found it with Life Storage in St Charles. Very clean and pleasant atmosphere. Highly recommend"

July 31, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tracy Toth (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean and the team at LifeStorage in St. Charles, IL have been really great. They really care about their customers and genuinely try to help find the right space etc. They are also very proactive and return calls promptly too. Uncommon to see this type of caring and customer service these days. Thank you Sean and team!"

July 30, 2020
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Hassan Tahir (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Seem like lot of excellent reviews wish I could do the same .. Very disappointed with the customer service"

June 23, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Bob Sobie (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great place - nice people"

June 11, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Vet USMC68 (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"clean secure home for my Mustang convertible"

June 09, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mike Mehelich (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean, was very professional with me showing me around Life Storage .He even came up with an idea I could use in the future."

June 06, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jennifer Curtin (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean works at 2 locations and is extremely helpful. Definitely contact him for all your storage needs. Life Storage is great!"

May 30, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Luna - (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Very clean and helpful staff =M"

March 19, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Maria Almaraz (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Love this place I have moved 2 other times and I honestly have never had my experience with a storage place not only be easy to obtain online but be user friendly as well as staff friendly. Thank you =B"

March 19, 2020
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Jake Weiner (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Ongoing rental rate for online rental reservation is a lie! Dont do it! I've been a customer for almost a year here with the "(on going)" rate and just had my rent raised its outrageous. I told them there was tons of snow in front of every storage unit and they said they would not call the snow removal crew back out to correct the mistake"

March 16, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Katherine (on LifeStorage.com) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Dave, the manager, was beyond kind and helpful. When I hesitated to walk to see a unit, because of an injury, he picked up on it and went out of his way to load boxes, get doors and help me see a unit close to the office. This attitude of care and genuine service didn't happen only the first time I visited, it has been consistent every time. In addition, I was very impressed with the perfect cleanliness of the halls, the units and the office. The best, though was Dave!"

March 07, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Patricia (on LifeStorage.com) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean is an effective manager. He has gone out of his way to be helpful."

February 21, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Heather d (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Dave was very knowledgeable about the whole rental process. He took the time to explain everything and was very friendly! The place was very clean and the storage space we rented is perfect! I highly recommend renting from them!"

February 18, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jackie F. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Just rented a unit and a van. Customer service was wonderful. Everything is so clean. 10/10 would recommend."

January 21, 2020
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ehsan S (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Convenient location. Reasonable fees. Friendly service."

January 11, 2020
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Raymond Mitchell (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Nice size facility when the expansion is done much better"

January 07, 2020
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars Jorge Zamora (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"While the place is good for storage, Sean was too busy to help. Unable to find my keys, he greeted me w a lackluster can i help you after not saying anything and looking at me. Explained my situation and said it would cost $40 but he couldnt do it then for he was leaving at 5:00 (when they close), apparently he said it takes 20 minutes to grind the key down. Whatever. Make sure if you need something from this place you dont do it close to closing, never mind helping out a customer or staying an extra 5 minutes past your shift. Shame on you."

December 28, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mashti S. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Dave Cole was the person who helped me today. Very nice and professional. At the same time friendly and quick. He got me what I needed within 10 minutes and I was out of there quick. He even swept the floor himself, even though it wasn't that bad. I also think it is a very good deal compared to other storage places around."

December 21, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Bozena Dziadosz (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"We have used multiple Life Storage locations and they were both great!"

November 28, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Troy Groetken (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Excellent storage experience. Great customer service. I really like the auto pay option. Super simple to use the storage space and I feel my storage is secure. Overall, a fantastic experience!!!!"

November 21, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Robin Hackenbruch (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Had To Find Storage For My Car Super Fast. Sean Manager Made The Process Quick And Easy. Feel Super Safe Storing My Car At Life Storage."

November 14, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Nick Young (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great secure facility! Wonderful customer service!! Highly recommend"

November 10, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sherri Rinker (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean is awesome... totally helped us with a transfer to a larger unit  great, quick, responsive customer service."

October 24, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Steve Wroble (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"They were exactly what I was looking for. Close to home, fair prices and a very friendly staff. I would use them again."

October 24, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jerry Betsios (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great service, great prices, and amazing customer service. Dave was a great help. Thank you!"

October 15, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jeff Kalina (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Very clean facility with very freindly staff. I take advantage of all the moving supplies they keep on hand too. ;-)"

October 14, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars shivani Masih (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Every person we talked to are very helpful. Dave was very nice and helped us out. Very friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely recommend this place."

October 08, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Andrew Simpson (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Dave was very helpful."

September 24, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Michael Gambino (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Sean was awesome!!"

August 28, 2019
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars R. Lee W. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Yeah, I had to start my rental explaining to these idiots how insurance work.  First, they didn't tell me I need an insurance policy to open a  unit.  Which, of course, they don't want to, because when you show up without one, they will let you buy a policy from them.... nice move, huh?  Then when I refused to buy their policy, they said I'd have to produce my homeowners policy, and I said no, I'm storing a vehicle.  My HO policy, nor does anyone's, cover automobiles.   The said that is their policy, and without it I'd be forced to buy theirs.  I said, look, you can have my auto policy as I'm only store one vehicle.  that's it.  Nope, called to the manager, and he knew less than the clerk.  So, long story short, they sold me their BS policy until I could prove I had a HO policy.  Which I did a few days later, then credited me their over priced policy, but it was beyond absurd."

August 21, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jean M. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"I contacted the St. Charles Life Storage for my upcoming move from Elmhurst.  This was my first time needing temporary storage for a house full of furniture. I spoke with Sean, Manager, who was extremely helpful in recommending my best storage options, location and needed supplies. Sean was most professional and helpful.  He exhibited great customer service skills.  Thank you!"

July 31, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Chuck (on LifeStorage.com) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great job"

July 29, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Coleen N. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"I had an amazing experience at Life Storage! Staff is helpful and very friendly!! Thanks Dave and Sean for making this such an easy transition! Clean facility and units. Truck rental on location was very convenient! I highly recommend the St Charles location for your storage needs!!"

July 26, 2019
Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars Ty A. (on Yelp) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Our family is moving out of our house soon, so we wanted to temporarily get a storage space to move the excess clutter that we wanted to keep into a high-quality facility with climate control, especially in this relentless summer Chicago heat. We rented the unit last week, and the facility itself is solid. I can feel the A/C on in the building, it is very secure, and the spaces are high and spacious. No real complaints about the actual space. However, the customer service for the first week here has been lousy at best. There were several issues that we ran into. 1) When we originally rented the space last week, the sales associate essentially required us to buy one of their locks for $18 additional dollars. I had never heard of such a thing. I had a padlock with me that I intended to put on the unit, as I have always done in the past when I have rented a storage unit. When I questioned him, the associate at first said that these were "much more secure" locks, which is why he was making us buy one. The building is already very secure, so I found that explanation to be silly. When I pressed him about it, he then said that he was required to sell us a lock, and he said it might just be a scheme to make more money for the company. Wow. I appreciate the honesty, but that's a major problem. To make matters worse, when I took my first load of stuff to the space yesterday, there were an assortment of different locks on the units. So we didn't have to buy the lock directly from LifeStorage after all?! 2) I wanted to borrow the convenient LifeStorage truck they have at the facility to transport stuff from my house to the unit. The sales associate told me to fill up the gas tank before returning the vehicle - otherwise I would be charged $8 per gallon. My house was nearby, and I only took one trip. So I literally drove a total of 8 miles. After I dropped my stuff off, I asked the associate if it was really worth it for me to go back out to a gas station to fill up the tank, since I had used such a tiny amount of gas. He insisted that I do so. At the gas station, I discovered that in order to fill up the tank, I suddenly had to purchase almost 2.5 gallons. This meant the last person who used the truck did not fill it up, and I was now paying for the gas THEY used. I brought the receipt back to the associate, expecting to be given a refund for the amount I overpaid (about $8). The associate looked at the documented mileage that I drove. And he said even though he sees that I overpaid for gas I did not use, there was nothing he could do about it and "that's just the way it is". So, not only did I have to pay for 2 more gallons than what I used, but the storage space staff wouldn't (or didn't know how) giver me a refund or at least a credit for it. 3) Not only did I overpay for gas, but I also was required to pay $8 MORE, because the cost of renting the truck was 89 cents per mile, which they conveniently did not tell me BEFORE I rented the truck. You would think, considering the idiocy of having to pay for gas I did not use, they would let that charge slide. That would have signified an awareness of the moment and how displeased I was, and would have helped to make things right. But that didn't happen either. Sean, I know that you are the manager of the store. My email address is and my number is 630-267-1987 if you would like to contact me. I requested copies of the transactions and told your associate I would be sending a complaint via the website. However, there is no place for me to send my complaint to your particular store on the website. I can only submit questions that limit me to a 500 characters. I did send a message through the website last week about the $18 required charge for the lock, but I never heard anything back from anyone. Obviously, we are off to a really bad start here. If I don't hear from you, I will be needing to take my business elsewhere immediately. Thanks."

July 14, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Austin Devitto (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great experience, workers really friendly, everything was quick for me too, will be back very soon!"

July 06, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars samr3916 (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great experience! Very friendly and quick! Will be back again!"

July 06, 2019
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Erik S (on Google) at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Great Service!"

June 30, 2019

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Serving Chicago, Saint Charles and Wayne

Our self storage facility on E. Main Street is located north of the IL-110, between Lakeside Dr and Industrial Dr, near Surrey Hill Park. Click here for directions to this Life Storage.

At Life Storage Facility #442, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Wayne, Bartlett, South Elgin, and other neighborhoods in Saint Charles, IL. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Chicago.

Rental Requirements:

  • Insurance required
  • Storage insurance available (third party)
  • $29 admin fee
  • Payments due monthly, with a minimum of one month rental

Payment Options:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Auto-payment

Other Amenities:

  • Climate Controlling
  • Dollies & Moving Carts
  • Online Payments
  • Contact Free Storage
  • Surveillance & Security
  • Commercial Storage
  • Automobile Storage Facility
  • Motorcycle Storage Facility
  • Boat Storage Facility