We have answered some of the most frequently asked questions about commercial storage units.

With the recent rise in the cost of Chicago real estate, businesses are now looking for more affordable options to store unused or excess assets.  Because the idea of commercial storage is a new idea for many business owners, we have compiled answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions here. This can range from the relocation of the office to seek out commercial storage options. In an effort to help business owners find the answers they seek and filter their storage options, we have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions here.

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 are the unit sizes 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 the storage unit include insurance for the items inside?

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 a storage unit cost?

A: Your monthly rent and storage unit cost depends on the size of the unit, location, season, and availability. In general, smaller unit costs less, so make sure you do not rent a unit that exceeds your needs.

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.