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There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Markham, 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 Markham, IL?
The cheapest storage unit in Markham, IL is $24.00 per month.
What size storage units do you have available in Markham, IL?
In Markham, 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 Markham, IL?
The cheapest 5'x5' storage unit in Markham, IL is $30.00 per month.
Moving to Markham
Located on the southern tip of Lake Michigan, Markham is a mid-size suburb of Chicago. Located just 18 miles south of Chicago, it provides convenient access to the big city, making it a popular home for commuters. A portion of the city is dedicated to preserved prairie lands, with the Sundrop, Paintbrush, Gensburg and Dropseed prairies comprising more than 2,500 acres of protected land.
The History of Markham
Markham was originally settled by German and Irish immigrants in the mid-1800s, although Markham did not become recognized as a distinct town until 1925. In that year, it incorporated under the name of Markham, named after Charles Markham, president of the Illinois Central Railroad.
Both the Illinois Central Railroad and the Rock Island Railroad ran through Markham, making it an attractive home to farmers who shipped their produce on the railroads. The city turned to a more industrial base in the early 20th century. After World War II, it grew rapidly, likely due to its reputation as an affordable bedroom community near Chicago. Markham was officially recognized as a city in 1967.
Markham is a family-friendly community, with a higher-than-average percentage of homes with young children. Many families are attracted to the city for its affordability and convenient amenities, with everyday needs like grocery stores, schools, convenience stores and restaurants all within easy access of residential areas. There are also plenty of family-oriented activities to take advantage of in Markham.
The annual Youth Summit provides a series of safety-focused sessions for Markham's teenagers, demonstrating the city's commitment to educational resources. Summer camps operated by the city's parks and recreation department offer field trips, art, crafts and various activities. Or your child can join the local performing arts organization, which hosts music, theater and dance classes after school.
There's no shortage of local events and programs for adults, either. You can participate in the Citizens Police Academy, a weekly program that provides locals with an up-close look at a day in the life of the city's police officers. Special events like the Mother's Day Luncheon and the Father's Day Cookout make Markham an enjoyable place to live.
A few districts serve Markham, including the Prairie-Hills Elementary School District, Bremen High School District 228 and Hazel Crest School District 152 1/2. Private school options in Markham are very limited, with no large campuses falling within city limits. However, you can always travel to a nearby community to enroll your child in a private campus there.
Resources for Moving to Markham
Here's an at-a-glance guide to some of the city's basic services, to help you organize your move to Markham:
Utilities: Like most of the Chicago area, Markham receives electricity from Commonwealth Edison. The city's water department oversees residential water supply.
Garbage and Recycling: Homewood Disposal is contracted to provide trash and recyclables collection. You can also rent temporary dumpsters for large clean-up projects.
Transportation: Pace Bus provides public transportation service throughout Markham as well as several routes to other cities in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Markham is an extremely affordable place to live, with homes and rent costing just a fraction of the Chicago metro average. There's a variety of cozy, single-family homes on the housing market, most with two to three bedrooms and a small yard area. A large number of for-auction properties makes it possible to get a great deal on your future home.
Markham, IL Storage Statistics
Our lowest priced units in Markham, IL average $27.00 per month.
52 people have reserved units in Markham, IL in the past 30 days.
There are 2 locations within Markham, IL's city limits.
†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.