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There is a First Time for Everything in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez November 27, 2012 10:12 PM
When it comes to charitable efforts the self storage industry is well known for its philanthropic contributions. Self Storage facilities across the country get involved in their communities all the time. However, it is not as common for them to engage in charity efforts that aid an area other than their local community. [More]

Self Storage Company Opens Unique Facility

by John Stevens August 27, 2012 7:00 PM
Whenever you enter an industry that is pretty well saturated with competition you have to do something in order to stand out. Many businesses will hold some kind of event to celebrate their grand opening. Others will do something to make their business different from the rest. One self storage company in the Chicago area has decided to do both. [More]

LifeStorage in Illinois Offers Discounted Shredding for Earth Day

by Holly Robinson April 19, 2012 4:17 PM
LifeStorage is holding its Third Annual Earth Day Shredding on Friday April 20 and Saturday April 21. It will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The LifeStorage facility in Mokena and Aurora is offering half-price shredding for each standard-sized file box making it only $5 per box. The LifeStorage facility in Wrigleyville is offering 20% off normal shredding costs per box. The person who brings in the largest load of files to be shredded will receive a $100 Visa gift card. [More]

Santa's Workshops Offered at LifeStorage in Chicago

by Holly Robinson December 7, 2011 11:13 AM
Participating LifeStorage facilities in Chicago has turned their lobbies into a busy hive of holiday activities. From Share a Cookie Day to celebrating National Cocoa Day to providing an opportunity for children to have their picture taken with Santa LifeStorage has gotten into the holiday spirit.

They are hosting Santa's Workshops that run through December 23. Each workshop provides free gift wrapping. Participants can also enjoy hot cider and cookies while wrapping their gifts. LifeStorage is offering discounts on units where people can hide Christmas gifts away from children. [More]