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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 rita bo bita at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"Krystle was very helpful and showed me a few different options. I was able to choose one that worked for me. Thank you so much for your help!"

October 03, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Scott Nemec at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Patrice Sutters is the best!"

October 01, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars tango779 at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"Krystle and KJ were both very helpful and informative. Great customer service, and helped me rent my storage unit with ease. Very clean and secured faculty. I would recommended this location."

September 30, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Thomas Kidera at Life Storage, Algonquin, Illinois (#548)

"Wonderful! Gave me the best deal and worked with me to get exactly what I need! Joyce was wonderful at helping me out!"

September 28, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Challen Johnson at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"For my first time renting a storage it was a lot but lauree was so wonderful she help with all my questions and informed me of all the things I needed to know about my storage. I was very grateful 🙏☺️"

September 24, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars David Kratt at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"friendly, professional service"

September 21, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kathryn Pickett at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Patrice was very helpful. Clean space and the staff here is always friendly."

September 21, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Steve Sullivan at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Staff is very helpful and speedy."

September 21, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars lightningphil100 at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Been here for years. Got a second unit today. Service is excellent and never had issues."

September 21, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Carl Busch at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"Clean facilities, any size units available. Restroom facilities, well lit. Friendly and helpful staff. Krystal the manager is extremely professional."

September 20, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars eric buttner at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Lauree was great to work with, their process to sign up was simple, my experience with their website/payment system was quick/efficient. Thanks so much!"

September 20, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars J Graham at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"Great service! I lost my keys and they really helped me out pf a bind, of course I found my keys literally the next day ......"

September 19, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Joshua R. at Life Storage, Saint Charles, Illinois (#442)

"I was here at life storage in st Charles and Lauree was an amazing help got everything I needed done and she was always available for assistance I would give the service 5 stars"

September 19, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Alexandr Sandu at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"Staff is amazing! Krystal always knows what she’s talking about and KJ is super helpful. Facility always looks clean too. I was lucky to to find an office suite at this location. Thank you girls!"

September 16, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Roberto Hernandez at Life Storage, Elgin, Illinois (#560)

"Great place, the girls made it super easy to get start it & they are really nice."

September 15, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Elisse Harvel at Life Storage, Carpentersville, Illinois (#549)

"Victoria was amazing help !!!!! I highly recommend her!!!!!"

September 14, 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 $31 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 $34 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 $80 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. 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 $158.88 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 $39.50 $19.00
5x5 $53.11 $31.00
5x10 $82.92 $34.00
10x10 $130.70 $80.00
10x15 $167.42 $116.00
10x20 $279.95 $163.00

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.