The Benefits of Using a Storage Solution

As businesses grow, so does the amount of office furniture they need. Unfortunately, not all companies have the luxury of ample storage space. This often leaves them with a difficult choice: either they keep their excess office furniture and clutter their space or dispose of it and lose their investment. But what if there was a better solution? Chicago Commercial Storage offers short- and long-term storage in our clean, organized, secure warehouse.  Our warehouse is over 250,000 sq. ft. and we currently have over 5,000 pallet positions available to meet your needs. In this blog post, we’ll explore how storage solutions can help businesses store their office furniture and free up valuable space.

The Benefits of Using a Storage Solution

1. Cost-Effective

Storing excess office furniture in a storage solution can save businesses money in the long run. Instead of disposing of their furniture, companies can keep it and reuse it in the future. This is especially useful for businesses that frequently change their office layout or size.

2. Improved Organization

Cluttered office spaces can lead to decreased productivity and increased stress. A storage solution allows businesses to organize their excess furniture and free up valuable space in their office. This not only makes the office look cleaner but also makes it a more pleasant place to work.

3. Security

A reputable storage solution provides businesses with the security they need to protect their investments. Storage units are typically equipped with security cameras, alarms, and other safety measures. This gives businesses peace of mind knowing that their furniture is safe and secure.

4. Flexibility

Storage solutions are flexible and can accommodate a wide range of furniture sizes and shapes. This means that businesses can store everything from desks and chairs to filing cabinets and shelving units.

Choosing the Right Storage Solution

1. Size

When choosing a storage solution, businesses should consider the size of their furniture and the amount of space they need. It’s important to choose a storage unit that can accommodate all of the furniture without overcrowding.

2. Climate Control

Climate control is essential for protecting furniture from damage due to temperature and humidity changes. Businesses should choose a storage solution that offers climate control to ensure that their furniture remains in good condition.

3. Accessibility

Businesses should also consider the accessibility of the storage unit. It should be easy to access the unit and retrieve furniture when needed. This is especially important for businesses that frequently use their stored furniture.

4. Reputation

Finally, businesses should choose a storage solution with a good reputation. It’s important to read reviews and do research to ensure that the storage solution is reputable and trustworthy.


Storing excess office furniture in a storage solution can be a cost-effective, secure, and flexible solution for businesses. Not only does it free up valuable office space, but it also allows businesses to reuse their furniture in the future. When choosing a storage solution, businesses should consider the size, climate control, accessibility, and reputation of the storage unit.

We store:

Building Equipment

Excess Inventory

Office Furniture

Hotel Furniture

Seasonal Storage, for events, municipalities, tradeshows, museums and more.

We are committed to the safe and secure handling, palletizing and storage of your company’s products and assets. We handle all aspects of logistics, inventory management and reporting critical to keeping your business running smoothly. You can count on Chicago Commercial Storage to provide you with top-notch service, storage and retrieval.  Give us a call today!


Q: What benefits do commercial storage customers receive? 

A: At Chicago Commercial Storage, commercial customers commonly use our storage options for:

  • Equipment and tools
  • Promotional and marketing material like banners, signage, and displays
  • Office furniture like tables, chairs, filing cabinets, and desks
  • Surplus inventory
  • Surplus stationery
  • Product samples
  • Many more

Q: Can I store food or beverage products with you?

A: No, unfortunately we are unable to store any food, liquid or other product for human consumption due to FDA requirements.

Q: What benefits do commercial users receive?

A: Clients who take advantage of our commercial storage options receive various amenities and services. These include:

  • Convenient drop-off and pick-up services
  • Forklift services and trained handlers
  • Loading docks for transport trucks and vehicles
  • Document retrieval
  • Convenient location
  • Drop Off & Pick-Up Services

Q: What storage sizes are available for commercial clients?

A: Chicago Commercial Storage offers a wide variety of secure storage space sizes for commercial clients.  Our storage spots are based on pallet positions, and we can accommodate all needs.

Q: Is there a restriction on accessing my storage space?

A: Our storage space can be accessed during regular business hours 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday and by appointment only during the weekends.

Q: What is the minimum duration for the rental storage space?

A: Generally the minimum duration for a storage contract is 1 month.  However, we can custom build a   plan if you have specific needs.  Please contact us today to see how we can assist.

Q: Does storing with you include insurance?

A: Insurance is the responsibility of the client. Contact your insurance provider and let them know about the contract you have with us; they will likely extend the existing policy to include stored items.

Q: How much does storage cost?

A: Your monthly rent and storage cost depends on the size of what you are storing, how many pallet positions you need, the location, the season, and our availability. In general, smaller requests costs less, so make sure you do not rent positions that exceed your needs.

Each request is unique and will require a custom quote.

The only thing left to do is to contact our sales team at Chicago Commercial Storage. We are more than happy to provide a free price quote and answer any additional questions you might have.