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Let’s Talk Self-Storage!

Whether you require self-storage due to a life change, career change, or simply because you need more space--the self storage jargon within a facility's contract and rules can be confusing. Aaron Bros. would like to take this time to define some of the terms we use quite often at our facilities and within the self-storage industry. Administration Fee--Self-storage facilities will often charge a one time administration fee upon moving in to offset the cost of processing paperwork for new tenants....

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Aaron Bros. Has Chicago Self-Storage Just Right For You

You may be wondering who needs self-storage? The answer is simple…everyone! Between our four Chicago self-storage facilities, Aaron Bros. has many types of customers. From the commercial client to the residential, our facilities and staff are here to suite your specific storage needs. Commercial Chicago Self-Storage Self-storage is ideal for many different types of commercial customers. Each of our facilities have larger storage units on hand ideal to hold extra equipment, inventory, files, or whatever else is overflowing in your...

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Small Storage Lockers For Extra Storage Space

Small Storage Lockers If you need a bit of stuff stored away, but you don’t need to rent a full sized storage unit, then Small Storage Lockers are a perfect option. These smaller sized, highly secure and individually locked Lockers are designed for small storage for either short or long term leases. One of the benefits of Small Storage Lockers is that you can keep seasonal items secure and safe without taking up room. For those that live in apartments...

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Self-Storage Is The Perfect Solution To A Change Of “Move-In” Date

Sometimes when you and your family are getting ready to move into your new house unforeseen issues can arise that prevent you from relocating all of your belongings. And if you have to move out of your old apartment or house by an expected date, this can be extremely frustrating. Perhaps the flooring, plumbing, or electricity needs to be repaired or walls need to be properly patched and painted. Moving is stressful as is and a halt on your progress...

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Our Storage Facility’s”No Hidden-Fees” Guarantee

It can be very tempting when looking for self-storage to choose a storage facility that offers next to nothing when it comes to the cost of "moving in." Many nationwide chains and locally owned providers offer "$1 Move-in Specials" but is it really just a $1 to register, move-in, and store your stuff? The answer is, no not really! Here's why: Like most great advertising campaigns, a "$1 Move-in Special" will get you through the front door. But what happens...

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Hyde Park Self-Storage

What an exciting time for the South Side of Chicago to be involved in the renewal project of Hyde Park! Not only can this neighborhood claim President Obama and the University of Chicago, but it is also home to Chicago's newest neighborhood renovation project. Residents of this diverse neighborhood will soon enjoy a variety of new restaurants like the second location of Porkchop (whose owner utilizes business storage at our 83rd & Halsted location!) and a few other choice clothing, beauty, and...

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The Brief (But Dated!) History of Self Storage

The history of self storage is dated back long before we established Aaron Bros. Moving System, Inc. in 1969. As a matter-of-fact, when researching "self-storage history," there are a slew of different dates and birth places of our kind of business. It is agreed upon that some 2,000 to 6,000 years ago (like I said, the dates fluctuate greatly) a basic form of self-storage was found in Ancient China where people often stored their possessions in clay pots in public underground...

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Get “Safestor” Tenant Insurance for Self-Storage

Aaron Bros. Moving System, Inc. knows that the items you are storing are of value to you since you are opting to keep them secure as opposed to getting rid of them. That is why it is important to purchase insurance for your items whether your stay with us is short or long-term. We are proud to be partnered with "Safestor" as our tenant insurance provider of choice. There are two common misconceptions when it comes to insurance and self-storage...

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Simplify Downsizing With Self-Storage

"Downsizing" one's living space is a common trend now-a-days, especially with city living. The task can seem overwhelming at first whether you are downsizing by choice to de-clutter your life or are doing so as a lifestyle necessity. Whatever your reasoning is, Aaron Bros. Moving System, Inc.'s self-storage facilities will help simplify your life and ease the transition of moving into a smaller home. When you approach the change with a  plan of attack the event can be relatively stress-free. Here...

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