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Why would I need self storage in Chicago Heights, IL?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Chicago Heights, IL.
You might be downsizing your living space or just need a little extra room for your things.
You might be getting married and some of your favorite furniture and items don't fit in your new home.
You might need a place to store merchandise or equipment for your home-based business.
You might need a long term storage solution for all that extra merchandise or equipment for your company.
You might need a place to store a vehicle for a while so a self-storage unit would be the perfect solution.
If for any reason you find you need a self storage unit, we are here to help. Reserve online, visit one of our locations, or give us a call at 1-800-688-8057 to get your storage unit today!
How much is a storage unit in Chicago Heights, IL?
The cheapest storage unit in Chicago Heights, IL is $35.00 per month.
What size storage units do you have available in Chicago Heights, IL?
In Chicago Heights, IL we have sizes that range from 5'x5' to 10'x30' to suit your storage needs.
How much is it for a 5'x5' storage unit in Chicago Heights, IL?
The cheapest 5'x5' storage unit in Chicago Heights, IL is $40.00 per month.
Moving to Chicago Heights
About Chicago Heights
Chicago Heights is a mid-size city in Illinois' Cook County, less than 30 miles from Chicago. A diverse community calls the city home, though the Chicago Heights' population has been slowly shrinking in recent years. This has created more of a small-town feel in the area, which is reinforced by regular community events and celebrations.
The Founding of Chicago Heights
The town of Chicago Heights formed in the 1890s, when a group of developers decided to establish the town as an industrial suburb. The town quickly brought in several large-scale industries, such as Inland Steel; the Hotel Victoria was built not long after. In the early 1900s, town members petitioned for a public library, receiving funding for its construction from Andrew Carnegie himself.
By 1920, the town had a population of just less than 20,000 people. As more workers poured in from other areas to operate the industrial businesses, the town's economy continued to grow. It became home to the original site of the Inland Steel Co., also hosting the Thrall Car Manufacturing Co. and a metal stamping plant for Ford Motor Co. These industries have helped fuel the Chicago Heights' economy, even as its key players shift over time.
Recreation in Chicago Heights
Chicago Heights offers many opportunities to experience the great outdoors, enjoy your free time and even learn about the history of the area. As a very bike-friendly community, it features extensive bike paths and bike lanes on many of its major roads.
Hiking is also a popular pastime. Local naturalists host free hikes through the local forest preserve and nature center, and you can join the monthly hiking club. Chicago Heights is adjacent to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, the largest forest preserve district in the county. Bird-watching, nature walks and canoeing are just a handful of the recreational activities you can enjoy there.
The Trailside Museum of Natural History offers a look at the area's past. It also hosts special educational sessions throughout the community, like an exploration of the history of women in nature, presented at the forest preserve.
Chicago Heights Schools
Elementary and middle schools in Chicago Heights are part of Chicago Heights School District 170. High school students attend Bloom Township High School District 206. There are several different schools in the primary grades district, including a pre-kindergarten center and STEM Magnet Academy. A few outlying areas of Chicago Heights are served by other districts and schools. Marian Catholic High School is the city's primary private school.
If you're looking for a local college or university campus, Prairie State College is a two-year community college within city limits.
Resources for Moving to Chicago Heights
Here's some helpful information for planning your move to Chicago Heights:
Utilities: Your water and sewer services will be billed by the city. Commonwealth Edison is the area's major electricity provider.
Garbage and Recycling: Republic Services provides trash collection service, including the option of one bulk-item collection per week.
Transportation: The city's public transportation hub is the Chicago Heights Terminal, where you can access several routes of the Pace Bus.
Chicago Heights Housing
Although home prices in Chicago Heights are on the rise, they still remain well below the national average. You can find plenty of budget-friendly options throughout the city, whether you're planning to rent or buy. Studio and one-bedroom apartments rent at a very affordable price, and you can also rent single-family homes for a reasonable cost.
Chicago Heights, IL Storage Statistics
Our lowest priced units in Chicago Heights, IL average $37.50 per month.
98 people have reserved units in Chicago Heights, IL in the past 30 days.
There are 2 locations within Chicago Heights, IL's city limits.
There is 1 location in Chicago Heights, IL that offers AC and Heating features.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details.
Public Storage is the leading provider of storage units for your personal, business and vehicle needs with thousands of locations nationwide. We offer a wide variety of units and sizes available with no obligation and no long-term commitment. Call today at 1-800-688-8057 for a free reservation and get your first month for just $1.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details. Promotions good for new customers only. Not available on transfers or additional spaces. Pricing subject to change. Reservation required to guarantee price. Actual unit sizes may vary from approximate size estimate. Please inspect any unit before renting. Online pricing available only for online reservations and rentals. Not sure about the size you need? Don't worry, online pricing discount will be honored for any rental originating from an online reservation.
†Terms and Conditions - Reservation Deposits: A non-refundable reservation deposit is required for some reservations. This deposit will be applied as a credit to rent after move-in. Reservations are valid only for the reservation period specified. Payment of a reservation deposit guarantees a unit's availability during the reservation period for the price listed at the time the reservation is made. In the event a previously reserved unit or similar unit becomes unavailable, you agree that your only remedy is a refund of the reservation deposit. Otherwise, failure to enter a lease for a Public Storage unit within the reservation period results in forfeiture of the reservation deposit.