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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 Caroline Adams at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Have used this facility for 4+ years. Facility is incredibly clean, staff are always friendly. Recently moved storage units within the same facility. Two different people helped me, both incredibly patient and friendly in making sure the space worked for me. Thank you."

December 01, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Paige Wilson at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"Wonderful experience! Joyce was wonderful and so helpful! Clean lovely facility!"

November 17, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ashley Conde at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Patrice is awesome she went above and beyond for us she is a great person thank you for your help 💜"

November 16, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ashley wurdinger at Life Storage, Carpentersville, Illinois (#549)

"The store manager Joyce is just the sweetest person ever! Thank you Joyce for everything!"

November 14, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Michael Delane at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Patrice was very helpful and nice she's awsome"

November 12, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Debra BURNETT at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"Needed a place to keep my classic car for the winter. The personnel were so friendly and helpful. Very happy to find this place."

November 12, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ted Thayer at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"Have stored hardware for my business as well as personal items for a couple of years now. Great prices, great location, set-up process was easy. Nicely set-up store for moving boxes and packaging. Joyce the manager is very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful"

November 11, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jeff Kmiec at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"Great secure location and super friendly and helpful staff."

November 11, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Derek Kupinski at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Went to store my 2017 Nissan 370z and was met by a really nice lady named lorey she guided me thru the whole price and made it super simple to figure out what I do next"

November 10, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Julian Crea at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Great storage facility very clean and up kept, security is great! Lauree was amazing help setting us up."

November 10, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Donna Liebhaber-Plesa at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Staff is always pleasant to work with and very helpful. Facilities are maintained and kept clean."

November 08, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Laura Gonzalez at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"The sign up process is super easy and quick. I bought 2 spaces and moved in same day. Lauree helped me sign up, super friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend renting here."

November 07, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Alicia Ziemlo at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"This storage facility is great!!!! The customer service representatives are professional, knowledgeable and helped me with all my questions. My storage space is just perfect! Thank you for a wonderful experience!!!"

November 07, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Sandy D Brahar at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"Very friendly and helpful staff."

November 05, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gamer 00 at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"Great place n AMAZING STAFF"

November 03, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Mark Claxton at Life Storage, Carpentersville, Illinois (#549)

"Tori I believe was her name set up everything for me and haven't had any issues.."

November 03, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Elgin, ?

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 $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 Elgin, 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 Elgin, our prices start at $71 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 .

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. 17 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 $144.91 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 15 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 Elgin, Illinois

Climate Controlled Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $42.27 $19.00
5x5 $42.59 $26.00
5x10 $65.24 $45.00
10x10 $113.20 $71.00
10x15 $153.17 $94.00
10x20 $248.47 $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 Elgin, IL.