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1 - 15 of 96 storage facilities near Palos Hills, IL
Life Storage - 3457 - Matteson - Cicero Ave. - 21700 South Cicero Avenue

Life Storage - 3457 - Matteson - Cicero Ave.

Matteson IL 60443|14.7 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 1709 - Chicago - 95th St - 1000 East 95th Street

Extra Space Storage - 1709 - Chicago - 95th St

Chicago IL 60619|11.4 miles away

STORSAFE of Pilsen - 2201 South Halsted Street

STORSAFE of Pilsen

Chicago IL 60608|13.9 miles away

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Life Storage - 3457 - Matteson - Cicero Ave.Matteson IL 6044314.7 miles away
Public Storage - Bridgeview - 10024 S Harlem Ave - 10024 S Harlem Ave

Public Storage - Bridgeview - 10024 S Harlem Ave

Bridgeview IL 60455|1.3 miles away

Life Storage - 3451 - Bridgeview - 79th St - 7700 West 79th Street

Life Storage - 3451 - Bridgeview - 79th St

Bridgeview IL 60455|3.6 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 8130 - Chicago - 60th Street - 7131 West 60th Street

Extra Space Storage - 8130 - Chicago - 60th Street

Chicago IL 60638|6 miles away

Public Storage - Burbank - 6990 W 79th Street - 6990 W 79th Street

Public Storage - Burbank - 6990 W 79th Street

Burbank IL 60459|3.8 miles away

Public Storage - Chicago - 2640 W 79th Street - 2640 W 79th Street

Public Storage - Chicago - 2640 W 79th Street

Chicago IL 60652|7.5 miles away

Extra Space Storage - 1711 - Cicero - Ogden Ave - 5701 Ogden Avenue

Extra Space Storage - 1711 - Cicero - Ogden Ave

Cicero IL 60804|9.9 miles away

Public Storage - Merrionette Park - 11644 S Kedzie Ave - 11644 S Kedzie Ave

Public Storage - Merrionette Park - 11644 S Kedzie Ave

Merrionette Park IL 60803|6.1 miles away

Public Storage - East Hazel Crest - 17208 Halsted Street - 17208 Halsted Street

Public Storage - East Hazel Crest - 17208 Halsted Street

East Hazel Crest IL 60429|12.3 miles away

Public Storage - Willowbrook - 801 Joliet Road - 801 Joliet Road

Public Storage - Willowbrook - 801 Joliet Road

Willowbrook IL 60527|7.1 miles away

Public Storage - Chicago - 939 E 95th Street - 939 E 95th Street

Public Storage - Chicago - 939 E 95th Street

Chicago IL 60619|11.3 miles away

Public Storage - Broadview - 2040 S 25th Ave - 2040 S 25th Ave

Public Storage - Broadview - 2040 S 25th Ave

Broadview IL 60155|11.9 miles away

Public Storage - Alsip - 12730 S Pulaski Road - 12730 S Pulaski Road

Public Storage - Alsip - 12730 S Pulaski Road

Alsip IL 60803|5.6 miles away

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Storing a Car in Palos Hills, IL

Here's a brief guide to some common questions about car storage and a few tips for preparing and maintaining your car while it's in storage.

Can you store a car in a storage unit in Palos Hills, IL?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Palos Hills. Car storage units require drive-up accessibility and not all storage facilities have this feature, so you'll want to filter your search to just include facilities with car storage or search by city or zip code on SpareFoot's car storage page.

What size storage do I need for a car near Palos Hills, IL?

A 10x20 storage unit is the most common size for car storage. This will fit most sedans, crossovers, SUVs and small trucks. Larger trucks, vans and SUVs will require something larger like a 10x30 storage unit, while compact cars might fit into a 10x15 storage unit. Keep in mind that storage units have 8 foot ceilings, so trucks with higher lifts may not fit. Check out our car storage size guide for more details.

How do you prepare a car for storage in Palos Hills, IL?

If you're planning to put a car in long-term storage, generally for 2 or more months, here are steps you can take to prevent damage to the engine and tires:

  • Wash and detail the interior and exterior
  • Change the engine oil to prevent build-up
  • Replace air filters and coolant
  • Fill up the gas tank to prevent rust
  • Over-inflate the tires, better yet, remove them altogether
  • Disconnect the battery to keep it from dying
  • Plug the exhaust pipe to prevent rats and pests
  • Use a car cover for added protection

Check out our blog post for preparing car for storage to learn more.

How often should you start a car in storage in Palos Hills, IL?

While your car is in storage you'll want to start it up at least once every 2 weeks. It's best to let it run (not while in the unit!) or drive it around for 15 minutes. This will make sure everything operates correctly when you take your car out of storage.

Can you work on a car while it's in storage in Palos Hills, IL?

It depends; some storage facilities will allow you to work on your car while it's in a storage unit but others will not. This will basically depend on the facility management so definitely ask first.

How long can you leave a car in storage in Palos Hills, IL?

As long as you follow the car storage prep and maintenance tips, there's really no limit to how long a car can stay in storage.

What is storage insurance for a car?

Car storage insurance is sometimes referred to as "parked car insurance", but comprehensive coverage is typically the name of the plan offered by insurance companies. This protects against damage to the car while it is in storage but does not include liability coverage like a traditional insurance policy. It's a good idea to maintain insurance covered while the car is in storage and most storage facilities will require proof of insurance too.

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