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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 rumelyn taong at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Jay has been so accommodating and was very informative on supplies when moving. Such nice staff and clean storage facility!"

November 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Susan Timmer at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#426)

"Great storage facility with easy electronic access, large loading docks and lots of carts. THANK YOU Carol for being so helpful and awesome, helping us to get out of a bind when I didn't lock my unit correctly. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND."

November 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Finola Hoard at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"If you're ever in need of a storage unit make sure you contact this site 1st! The young lady Raina is TOP TIER in professionalism. Ay questions or concerns you may have she has a answer that will help you the best way possible!! Thank you Ms.Raina !!"

November 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Greg Goldberg at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Great job, Jay! Thank you!!"

November 25, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Lox Martinez at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Very friendly & professional staff. Loved the storage unit & service. Very clean area too. Would definitely recommend."

November 23, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Adjovi Commissaire at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"Raina was very help to me and went above and beyond. I appreciate you for all your help. It’s a facility I will love to use in the future. Thank you."

November 23, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Salvador Silva Jr. at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Life Storage on 1625 S Ashland in Chicago IL is such a clean and updated facility. The Manager Tyesha is 100% awesome. She cleans that location spotless and always has a smile on her face. Explained everything in detail and helps you understand. I highly recommend this location."

November 22, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Nathaly Gajardo at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"I went in looking for a moving pad. The guys were extremely friendly and helpful. Great customer service! What a great day to start your Friday! With a big smile."

November 18, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Bryant Merma at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Tyesha, Evette helped me their service was, friendly, professional and they were well informed"

November 16, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Michael Wasserott at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Super easy process, helpful staff that answered all my questions and showed me multiple units to make sure I got what I needed. Would definitely recommend"

November 15, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Amar ELMetennani at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Jayquan was super helpful and attentive!"

November 12, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Google User at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Very clean facility. Manager Tyesha was very helpful and professional. Happy we decided to chose this location. 10/10 💯"

November 12, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Andrew Ameri at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#1112)

"Great experience. Everyone was super helpful. Jayquan was super personable and made the experience very easy."

November 11, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Christy Bolden at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Had a great experience with renting a unit. Everyone in the front office made sure I was a satisfied customer!!!"

November 10, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Erika Diaz at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#565)

"Renita is amazing and gave me the best costumer service today !"

November 08, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Raquel Alavazo at Life Storage, Chicago, Illinois (#467)

"Tyesha. Was so professional! She’s the reason I decided to do business"

November 05, 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 $26 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 $45 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 $71 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 $148.95 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 $53.61 $17.00
5x5 $49.54 $26.00
5x10 $72.79 $45.00
10x10 $124.81 $71.00
10x15 $172.85 $94.00
10x20 $263.70 $131.00

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.