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Life Storage - Chicago - Desplaines St - 465 North Desplaines Street
STORSAFE of Pilsen - 2201 South Halsted Street
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - W 85th St - 57 West 85th Street
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - W 85th StChicago IL 606209.6 miles away
Life Storage - Chicago - 345 N Western Ave - 345 North Western Avenue
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - Ohio St - 333 West Ohio Street
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - Western Ave - 2244 South Western Avenue
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - W Jackson Blvd - 1205 West Jackson Boulevard
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - 601 W. Harrison Street - 601 West Harrison Street
One Stop Self Storage Chicago - 1750 North Lawndale Avenue
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - N Milwaukee - 1300 North Ashland Avenue
Extra Space Storage - Chicago - W Adams St - 901 West Adams Street
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Finding Self-Storage in Chicago, IL

If you have several valuables but are short on space, a self-storage unit in Chicago is a perfect solution. Items in your home or business can accumulate quickly over time, creating chaos and unsightly clutter in your spaces. No matter how big or small your valuables are, you'll find a range of storage unit sizes across Chicago.

Picking the Right Size Unit in Chicago

When choosing the ideal self-storage unit for your needs, several factors should be considered, like unit size, amenities, accessibility and cost. Chicago has a range of storage unit sizes from 5x5, 10x10, 10x20, and most units typically have 8 foot ceilings. A 5x5 unit is comparable to a small walk-in closet and can hold contents of a small room, including a desk, dresser, twin mattress set and a few boxes. A 5x10 self-storage unit can fit up to 20 large boxes with room to spare. A 10x10 unit is one of the most popular storage sizes providing enough space for larger appliances, furniture, multiple boxes, and even small car storage.

Climate Controlled Storage in Chicago

Apart from storage unit size, other crucial factors to consider when reviewing self-storage facilities are the features and amenities offered. Check out added features like climate-controlled storage, 24-hour access and moving truck availability.

Wild weather events are common in Chicago, with temperatures climbing above 100 degrees in the summer and dropping way below the freezing in the winter. That's why you should consider climate controlled storage for sensitive items such as wood furniture, antiques, and photos that could suffer from cracking or warping due to frequent temperature changes. Climate-controlled storage units are kept at consistent temperatures between 50 and 80 degrees with regulated humidity levels.

Cost of Storage Units in Chicago

The monthly rental rates for self-storage units range depending on the size, amenities, accessibility and location. For example, the average storage unit price in Chicago is $97.84 per month, but a larger 10x10 storage unit costs closer to $147.18 per month. Climate-controlled units also cost more per month depending on the unit size and location. Look for special discounts such as first month free and other promotions.

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If you are looking for the best self-storage deals, Sparefoot has you covered. Whether you want to declutter, need temporary storage space for a move, or more storage space to expand your business, you can find a storage solution for your needs and budget. Use Sparefoot to filter units near you by various amenities, like climate-controlled storage, facilities with 24-hour access, and drive-up access. Make an online reservation for the perfect self-storage unit or by phone today with no credit card required!

Frequently asked questions

What size storage unit can I rent in Chicago IL?

Most Chicago, IL storage facilities offer storage units in a variety of sizes, including the smaller 5x5 and 5x10, the medium-sized 10x10 and 10x15, and the large 10x20 and 10x30 storage units.

How big is the 5x5 storage unit in Chicago, IL?

5x5 storage units are similar in size to a small walk-in closet, with 25 square feet of floor space. Because storage units all typically have 8 foot ceilings, a 5x5 unit has 200 cubic feet of storage space. This unit size is recommended for people in Chicago who need to store a studio apartment or dorm room, with enough space to hold some smaller furniture, like a dresser and end tables, and a few moving boxes.

Do the storage facilities in Chicago have short term self storage available?

Almost all storage facilities in Chicago, IL offer one-month storage rental contracts with the ability to cancel a contract at any time. They do not, however, prorate monthly fees if you move out before the month is over.

What can be stored in a 10x10 storage unit in Chicago, IL?

10x10 storage units are about half the size of a standard one-car garage, so they are able to fit the contents of a two bedroom house. You can fit a couple of bedroom sets (a bed, dresser and nightstands) and the contents of a living room, as well as some additional boxes. This is the most popular unit size in Chicago.

What size storage do I need for a one-bedroom apartment in Chicago?

A 5x10 or 10x10 storage unit will have plenty of room for a one-bedroom apartment. You'll be able to fit several furniture items, a queen-sized mattress and a few boxes.

How much do storage units cost in Chicago, Illinois?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units in Chicago, Illinois is unit size. Larger storage units. like 10x10 and bigger, will generally cost more than smaller storage units, which range from 5x5 to 5x10 in size. Other factors that can increase self-storage prices include the storage unit amenities and special features. Self-storage facilities in Chicago, Illinois that offer additional amenities like indoor climate control, 24-hour storage access, extra security features, and added conveniences like first floor storage options and elevators tend to be more expensive than storage facilities that offer basic services.

No matter what your storage needs are, you can easily find a cheap storage unit in Chicago, Illinois. Compare the available facilities on SpareFoot and filter by preferred storage amenities and features.

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Chicago storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Chicago, Illinois for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$66.11$24.00
5 x 10$96.15$31.00
10 x 10$147.18$54.00
10 x 15$197.89$74.00
10 x 20$250.86$139.00

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Chicago, Illinois over the past 180 days is $97.84.

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Chicago Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Chicago student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Chicago include Chicago State University, Columbia College Chicago, Concordia University, DePaul University, Dominican University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Loyola University Chicago, Moody Bible Institute, National-Louis University, North Park University, Northeastern Illinois University, Roosevelt University, 1636847, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Chicago self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Chicago tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $22.21 monthly depending on the time of year. Chicago self-storage prices are highest inOctober, and lowest in December.

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