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Customer Reviews - Elgin

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best self storage facilities in Elgin, 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 Cindy House at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Thank you Patrice for your help today! Very nice lady!"

May 20, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ryan Hubert at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Managers were such a help this place is a great place for storage."

May 19, 2022
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars Roberto Lafontant at Life Storage, Elgin, IL (#560)

"The first time I been to that place I really fall in love , it’s really clean and the facility it’s really big and comfortable, krystle really nice"

May 16, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gail Reedy at Life Storage, Elgin, IL (#560)

"Krystle is just simply amazing. She has been so helpful throughout my whole move. I am a cancer patient and she has even given me a chair to sit on. I would recommend her and this facility to anyone!"

May 14, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kathryn Ladd at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Hi everyone. I had my stuff in storage for 6 months worry free!! Highly recommend. Kathy"

May 11, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Josie Mendoza at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Best customer service ever Lauree answered all my questions very knowledgeable and patient definitely recommend To come and see her thanks again Lauree!!!"

May 11, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Dale Jay at Life Storage, Carpentersville, IL (#549)

"This is by far the best storage space I have dealt with, and I've traveled from coast to coast. Joyce the manager here is friendly, helpful, and all around a great person to know. The process of renting a space was simple and easy and she makes you feel right at home. If you need storage in this area I highly recommend this space!"

April 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Brooke Haze at Life Storage, Carpentersville, IL (#549)

"This is the BEST storage experience i've ever had and the staff was so supportive. Joyce provided fantastic customer service, the process was simple and straightforward and we will definitely use Life Storage again! thanks Joyce!!!"

April 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Dan Thrasher at Life Storage, Algonquin, IL (#548)

"Joyce the manger and Steve the assistant manager were extremely helpful and knowledgeable for everything at their LifeStorge facility. Unit was very clean and dry. As a new client, got a great online price deal, including a one-time free 24 hour period with 20 miles free on their large moving van. I highly recommend them for all of your storage needs!!!"

April 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Dale Jay at Life Storage, Algonquin, IL (#548)

"This location of Life Storage was incredibly helpful when it came to renting a moving van. With my purchase of storage unit I got use of a sprinter van for only $20! The staff member here was very nice to work with, wish i remember his name. Super great guy and very professional. Highly recommend !"

April 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Brooke Haze at Life Storage, Algonquin, IL (#548)

"My partner and I so appreciated the helpful staff here and at carpentersville. We picked up our van in Algonquin and the man there was so helpful and understanding. Joyce at Carpentersville helped us and made the process so fun! Thanks to the Life Storage team! You rock!"

April 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jordan Zelener at Life Storage, Elgin, IL (#560)

"This location is great, the store manager is very knowledgeable and helpful and everything is super easy and convenient."

April 29, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Vincente Castro at Life Storage, Elgin, IL (#560)

"Krystal is great and helpful lady. Always willing to help me. She has the most commendation from me. She is a 5 star in my book."

April 26, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kaitlyn Scanlan at Life Storage, Algonquin, IL (#548)

"Joyce was an immense help and very knowledgeable. Very kind and welcoming service w/easy and intuitive setup."

April 26, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Juan Vargas at Life Storage, Elgin, IL (#560)

"Krystle nice attendance and gives the best service. I love the service."

April 25, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sandy Sherman at Life Storage, Saint Charles, IL (#442)

"Very clean, friendly office, easy in and out. Offers climate controlled units and drive up units"

April 16, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Elgin, IL?

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 Elgin, 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 Elgin, our prices start at $47 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 Elgin, our prices start at $63 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 Elgin, our prices start at $115 for a 10x10 unit.

Should I rent climate controlled storage in Elgin?

With cold winters and occasionally hot summers in Elgin, we recommend climate controlled storage units to help protect your belongings over time. 22 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Elgin .

Does Life Storage offer moving services?

Life Storage does not offer moving services in Elgin. However, 21 of our stores offer moving van or truck rental near Elgin to help you get your belongings to and from your storage unit. You'll get a great deal too! New customers are eligible for a Free Truck Rental when you rent a self storage unit at Life Storage.

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. 20 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Elgin .

How much do self storage units cost in Elgin?

The average cost of a 1 month self storage unit rental in Elgin is $195.90 with prices starting at $19.00 . The prices can vary from store to store so be sure to check nearby locations in the Elgin area. Storage unit sizes range from 20 sq. ft. to 450 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 Elgin, Illinois

Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $31.67 $19.00
5x5 $63.20 $47.00
5x10 $102.43 $63.00
10x10 $163.20 $115.00
10x15 $207.48 $156.00
10x20 $321.29 $181.00

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 Elgin, IL.