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Customer Reviews - Raleigh

We at Life Storage want to maintain the best self storage facilities in Raleigh, 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 Robert Hill at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"Very kind and helpful staff. Easy to use entrance and nicely air conditioned building."

August 06, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Flak at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"Brenda was amazing!! So glad we came here"

August 06, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jenny Hill at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"Loved Brenda and Pete. Easily accessible. Clean. Highly Recommend."

August 05, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars jamillah mcnair at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#1139)

"Jake has great customer service.... at store 1139"

August 04, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Neil L. at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#032)

"This place is great!  Climate controlled, elevators and carts to use, and super friendly staff. Jake walked me through all options without pressure. He also showed me how to access the gate and building. The A/C really helped on a 97 degree day!  He also got me a bottle of water when I looked like I was going to pass out. He really went above and beyond and the company needs to know that. Thanks so much!"

July 29, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Samy Bencherif at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#8361)

"John is very efficient and kind"

July 28, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars victoria lonker at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"We stored here for 3 years. Had a great spot. Good service and no problems with the storage. The location is very convenient too!"

July 28, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Koul Breeze at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#032)

"Customer service was excellent the agent was very professional which I appreciate. Keep up the good work Sam."

July 25, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars S M at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#8361)

"Great customer service and very informative."

July 16, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Ella Daniel at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"Pete is very nice great service"

July 16, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Gayle Smith at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#027)

"Excellent service from Wilma! Very friendly and helpful with getting our storage unit assigned and settled. She explained everything in an easy and understandable way. She made the complete process simple and quick. Highly recommend renting from Life Storage."

July 15, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Marsha M at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#027)

"Rented a storage unit from Life Storage in Raleigh NC. Wilma was so helpful in setting everything up for the rental unit. She made the entire process simple and easy. She is definitely a hard working trying to juggle all the customers who were waiting. Appreciate her attention with getting us in our rental unit and on our way. Thank you Wilma for the outstanding customer service!!"

July 15, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jaidyn Dillon at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"The place is incredibly clean and well kept. We were looking to store my college dorm room stuff until my move in date and this place was very accommodating for us. We spoke on the phone with multiple people who had helped us reserve a unit and when we could come to move in. And when we went to the location to move in, the woman at the desk, Brenda, was incredibly helpful and amicable. We moved our stuff in very quickly and are extremely happy with the process! Definitely would recommend!"

July 15, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Jayson Scott at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#027)

"Outstanding customer service and patience"

July 14, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Tracy Lavorini at Life Storage, Cary, North Carolina (#373)

"Moving to Raleigh to go to NC state! Quick and easy- Brenda was amazing!"

July 14, 2022
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars Aaron Brooks at Life Storage, Raleigh, North Carolina (#368)

"I am someone without much experience in the storage unit world. Gary was very patient and understanding in answering every question I had about different options and was able to get me set up with the perfect unit for all of my stuff. It is so nice to have someone like Gary willing to help you for all the right reasons!"

July 13, 2022

Your Guide to Self Storage in Raleigh

If you’re looking for self storage in the Raleigh area near Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Durham or Wake Forest, you’ve come to the right place! Life Storage is proud to serve Raleigh and its surrounding areas, home to some of the fastest growing and safest areas in the entire state of North Carolina.

Previously Uncle Bob's, our climate controlled and standard self storage units have called Raleigh their home since 1985. Today, we have a total of nine clean, beautiful facilities in the area. In addition to our presence in the capital city, we also have Life Storage locations conveniently located throughout Raleigh-Durham. We even have facilities within close proximity to world renowned universities Duke University and North Carolina State University.

Climate Controlled vs. Standard Storage Units in Raleigh

To help keep your belongings at the right temperature all year round—cool in the summer and warm in the winter—we offer climate controlled spaces at nearly every Raleigh facility. Most people prefer climate controlled storage so they can store items just like they would at home.

For those who don’t plan to use their storage unit for an extended period of time, we also offer standard self storage units. Looking for storage for your business? Need drive-up access to your belongings? You might want to opt for one of our standard storage units, located outside.

Since the majority of our customers are able to make our normal access hours work with their schedules, our facilities typically aren’t open 24 hours. If you need a little flexibility, we do allow 24 hour access when it is required in certain scenarios, like a business owner who requires access to their space around the clock. For details, be sure to discuss with your store manager.

Self Storage for College Students in Raleigh

NCSU and Duke University students—we have self storage near you! Have a look at facility #32 or facility #27 in Raleigh (only about a ten minute drive from NCSU) and facility #175 or facility #7103 in Durham (less than ten minutes away from Duke University).

UNC at Chapel Hill students are closest to our Durham locations ( facility #175 or facility #7103 ) and our Cary locations ( facility #373 , facility #415 , facility #370 ). We also serve a number of students from smaller colleges in the area, such as Shaw University, Meredith College and North Carolina Central.

Moving to Raleigh

Getting ready for moving day? We’re here to help take some of the stress away! At all of our Raleigh facilities, we offer truck rental on move-in day, along with a complete line of tough, mover-grade moving boxes and packing supplies to make your move go as smooth as possible. We also have air-conditioned trucks and vans available for rent at all of our Raleigh locations.

Nearly all of our Raleigh facilities offer drive up access for your convenience, including facility #32 , facility #27 , facility #368 , facility #415 , facility #370 , facility #7103 and facility #175 .

Interesting Things to Know About Raleigh

The climate here in Raleigh typically brings in people from all over the country, or the world, for that matter. Seeing as the Raleigh/Durham International Airport is central to both Raleigh & Durham (usually a less than a 30 minute drive from any suburb), this makes a lot of sense.

It does get hot in the summer and cold in the winter here, but luckily it doesn’t get too extreme for long periods of time. Another great thing about this area is that you’re a couple hours’ drive to either the Atlantic Ocean or the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Research Triangle Park, or RTP as it is called, is another popular area where people often move for a job. This is where many tech, health and research companies reside, like IBM, Bayer, Pfizer, SAS, Cisco and Glaxo-Smith Klein, just to name a few of the larger ones.

I highly recommend checking out the hundreds of micro-breweries here in Raleigh and many of the excellent restaurants that can be found throughout Raleigh-Durham. Durham also has one of the Top 5 Performing Arts Centers in the country, rivaling even those on Broadway.

Thinking about calling Raleigh home? Don't move before you check our Moving to Raleigh guide for more information on the top employers, great neighborhoods to live in and more!

Whether you're moving to the Triangle or you're born-and-raised in Raleigh-Durham, we're thrilled to have you with us. Thank you for considering Life Storage for your self storage needs.

Sincerely,

  • Doug Pierce
  • Life Storage Area Manager
  • Raleigh, NC

Frequently Asked Questions

What size storage unit do I need in Raleigh, ?

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 Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, 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 Raleigh, our prices start at $70 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 Raleigh, our prices start at $101 for a 10x10 unit.

Should I rent climate controlled storage in Raleigh?

Since Raleigh temperatures can become oppressively hot, we recommend climate controlled storage units to help protect your belongings over time. 13 of our stores offer climate controlled storage units near Raleigh .

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. 11 of our stores offer drive-up accessible storage units near Raleigh .

How much do self storage units cost in Raleigh?

The average cost of a 1 month self storage unit rental in Raleigh is $134.77 with prices starting at $9.00 . The prices can vary from store to store so be sure to check nearby locations in the Raleigh area. Storage unit sizes range from 9 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 Raleigh, North Carolina

Climate Controlled Storage Unit Size Average Price Lowest Price
Locker $28.90 $9.00
5x5 $66.60 $47.00
5x10 $88.15 $70.00
10x10 $128.53 $101.00
10x15 $181.52 $124.00
10x20 $250.56 $182.00

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 Raleigh, NC.