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Customer Reviews - Durham

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best self storage facilities in Durham, 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 Cheryl H at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"Clean. Comfortable inside. Roomy areas. Great personnel. Very helpful!"

May 20, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ashley Campos at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"Austin went above and beyond to help me find my lost keys. Highly recommend!"

April 13, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Elliott Campbell at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"I has the best service ever, Austin took care of me from beginning to end. Could not have asked for better service. Highly recommended..."

April 01, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Breanna Gambrell at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#1078)

"Tim had helped me over the phone resolve an issue. I had trouble and he walked me through the process, I don’t reside in NC and needed assistance with my move-out and went above and beyond in an efficient manner."

March 31, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars LaDonna Holloman at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"Tim was terrific. Walked us thru the process quickly and efficiently. Austin was so friendly and willing to help in any way. We were in the office before we even signed up and Austin remembered us and greeted us with a smile. They made us feel like part of the family."

March 01, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Rebecca Krop at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"Storage was super easy and space was just what we needed. Austin at the front desk is so friendly and helpful!"

March 01, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Noney Noney at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#1078)

"Love this place too convenient of the location for me and they are protecting my valuables staff very nice."

February 10, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Leslie Richardson at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#1078)

"This was my first experience with LifeStorage. Devon has been very helpful over the phone and in person, explaining all necessary to rent the unit. It was quick service, also."

January 31, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Liz W. at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"Life Storage: Best Storage Facility & Staff ever! I was in a bind because I needed to move out of state with very short notice. I found Life Storage in Durham, NC online & I was able to use their great discount of first 3 months at 1/2 price for  climate controlled, 10 x 15 ft. unit. Tim was very helpful when I went to look at the facility. Ultimately, I was going to have just the movers come get all of my belongings & bring to my new home, because I was not going to be able to return to Durham to oversee the move myself. Tim said no problem, they would keep my key on file & to just let them know when the movers were coming & he & Austin, his co-worker, would take care of it. Two & a half months later when I knew where I needed movers to bring my belongings, Austin was sooooo helpful. I ordered bolts for my washer drum for the move from Amazon & when it arrived, it was put into my unit for the movers. When movers arrived, they were able to get their 18-wheeler onto the property & load up all my stuff up without a glitch. Austin was there to take them to my unit, & because I wasn't there to sign off on paperwork, Austin did it for me. Everything was loaded & off the movers went. Again, without a single glitch! Austin went to the trouble to call me to let me know everything went perfectly! All this happened 5 days before my 3 months were up. Life Storage closed my account without my having to do anything & I received all of my belongings within 10 days! Best experience ever! Not only did the staff - Tim & Austin - go over & beyond their "duty", the facility itself was really nice. Easily accessible, clean & very well situated. I totally recommend this Life Storage in Durham, NC!"

January 24, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Charlene Keith at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"I am very pleased with the service that I have received at Life Storage. Arthur is very personable, helpful and polite. I am truly happy with my service here. They definitely go above and beyond for their customers by providing first class service. Thank you so much!"

January 06, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tonya Adams Ruffin at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#7103)

"I have been a customer for a few years. Outstanding"

December 09, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Saba at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#1078)

"Have been with Cube Smart for sometime now like that the location is secured and clean aside from that I would like to point out the Customer Service from Laura is absolutely remarkable she is very kind and welcoming. She understands that many people are in transitions typically using storage units and she absolutely makes you feel trusted that your Earthly belongings are in good hands. I would have to say Laura is the main reason I continue to use facility She is always a delight. I truly hopes she gets the recognition she deserves. Thank you Laura for all you do your hard work and warm smiles does not go unnoticed."

November 24, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars William at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#1078)

"Been using this facility since December 2019 and Laura has been a real rockstar supporting us through growing and contracting our space needed and supporting the seamless transition in setting up autopay during the transition of management companies."

November 11, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Angélina Markland at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#175)

"I am a Life Storage customer for life. There has not been one bad experience with them in trying to rent a unit or pay my bill. And Austin at Durham location just reaffirmed my reasoning for being a loyal customer. He was so caring and knowledgeable about all my concerns. That he put my concerns to rest and gave me the confidence to rent a unit with him right on the spot. Thank you so much Austin for recently joining the Life Storage family and continuing the exceedingly customer service. Austin you rock! 💝💯🙏🏽"

October 21, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gail Davis at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#1078)

"Laura the General Manager is an absolute "GEM"! Her compassion and assistance with a very difficult move was AMAZING! I'm currently and will always be TEAM LAURA! CUBESMART MADE A GREAT CHOICE FOR GENERAL MANAGER!"

October 19, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Kala G. at Life Storage, Durham, NC (#7103)

"I have been with life storage for 3 plus years in my undergrad of college! affordable pricing and great flexibility with your needs. Now I'm getting my masters and moving into my own apartment. life storage has helped me along my college years of being an out of state student with my stuff being in great hands. Great investment!!!!!!"

August 15, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Durham, NC?

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 Durham, NC 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 Durham, our prices start at $44 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 Durham, our prices start at $60 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 Durham, our prices start at $108 for a 10x10 unit.

Should I rent climate controlled storage in Durham?

Since Durham temperatures can become oppressively hot, we recommend climate controlled storage units to help protect your belongings over time. 12 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Durham .

Does Life Storage offer moving services?

Life Storage does not offer moving services in Durham. However, 12 of our stores offer moving van or truck rental near Durham 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. 10 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Durham .

How much do self storage units cost in Durham?

The average cost of a 1 month self storage unit rental in Durham is $128.98 with prices starting at $19.00 . The prices can vary from store to store so be sure to check nearby locations in the Durham area. Storage unit sizes range from 9 sq. ft. to 374 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 Durham, North Carolina

Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $30.42 $19.00
5x5 $63.43 $44.00
5x10 $89.89 $60.00
10x10 $134.00 $108.00
10x15 $187.35 $146.00
10x20 $245.94 $197.00

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 Durham, NC.