Des Plaines, IL Moving Services and Portable Storage

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If you are planning a move either out of Des Plaines, IL, or moving into Cook County, Des Plaines, or its surrounding neighborhoods, then you should consider Red Rover for its fetchable storage and easy-to-drive moving trucks. In addition, we provide our customers with FREE moving trucks when they rent our 8-foot or 16-foot containers. But what makes Red Rover different from traditional moving? With Red Rover, you only pack once, you store your belongings in our on-demand, fetchable containers, and have them retrieved when you’re ready to move either local or long distance. Not only do you get to pick your move dates and time, but you can store with us month-to-month, at your convenience, and only move or unpack your storage units when you’re ready.

Available Moving and Storage Services in Des Plaines, IL

Red Rover provides our customers in the Des Plaines area with the easiest, most accessible moving and storage services in the midwest. No other moving company fits your time or budget and still offers state-of-the-art equipment like Red Rover. You can use our Quick Links below to help you navigate and learn more about why Red Rover is the best way to make your move or safely store your belongings.
  • Moving Services
  • Moving Truck Rentals
  • Long Distance Moving
  • Storage Services
  • Local Service Area
  • Storage Containers
  • How It Works
  • Local Resources

Moving to and From Des Plaines, IL

Relocating, whether it's to Des Plaines, or from Des Plaines and to another city entirely - it’s never been easier! There is no waiting on drivers and no hidden fees. You choose your time and destination and even customize your own storage options. And even if you don’t have all of your moving logistics worked out, you can decide later with our month-to-month, fetchable storage containers.

Local Moving

Whether you’re in between moves, downsizing, or renovating your home, Red Rover offers high-quality local moving services to help the process go smoothly. When you schedule a pickup for one or multiple storage containers, our team will have it placed on a moving truck for you to drive home and load up. Once you’re finished, return to your nearest location by 10PM. We’ll keep your items stored safely until you need to access them again.

Long Distance & Out of State Moves

Our long-distance moving and storage services are specifically designed to make your move as stress-free as possible. Schedule a pickup for your storage unit and take the truck with you, anytime between 8AM and 10PM. When you’re done, return to our lot and we’ll store your container(s) in our climate-controlled facility. When it’s time to move in, let us know and our team will transport your items to their final destination.

Free Moving Truck Rentals in Des Plaines, IL

When you rent a storage container from Red Rover, you’ll receive one of our modern moving trucks for free. You can choose between 8-foot, 16-foot, and 24-foot sizes, so you’ll have plenty of options. Our trucks:

  • Have comfortable seating for at least two passengers
  • Are cleaned and sanitized after each use
  • Come equipped with safety features, like state-of-the-art avoidance and lane assistance
  • Only require a valid automobile license

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Long Distance Moving Destinations

Red Rover is the most convenient and reliable way to move to Des Plaines, IL. Currently, we move to over a dozen states, and are rapidly growing. While preparing to move, you also have the option to store your containers with Red Rover on a monthly basis. Would you like to learn more about planning your next move? Call us at 1-833-733-7683 today.

Self Storage in Des Plaines: Take Advantage of Portable Storage

With Red Rover, you enjoy the benefit of fetchable storage. That means you only have to pack once, and once you reach your final destination, you can unpack your belongings at your own pace. Unlike traditional moving and storing, you can store your items in containers with us for a monthly cost, so that you can move out without planning a move-in date. For example, you could store your items indefinitely and take all the time you need to find a new home or do repairs on the current one.

  • Never move your items twice - load them directly into the storage unit to retrieve later
  • Store your containers for as long as needed, month-to-month
  • No expensive, hidden delivery fees or pickup fees
  • Live without stress or worry - our containers are stored in a temperature-controlled environment
  • Free access to a moving truck with storage and rental, preloaded with 30 miles of gas
Local Service Area
We recommend our self-storage service to those in Des Plaines and its nearby areas, such as:

Des Plaines, IL Storage Containers

Our containers currently come in two sizes: 8-foot and 16-foot. You may rent one or more containers for more storage space and enjoy additional savings. Our trucks can fit a configuration of several containers, depending on your needs. Not sure where to start, or what size containers you need? Use our free Get a Quote tool!

8-Foot Storage Container Features

8-Foot Storage Container Features

  • Holds approximately 1-2 rooms worth of goods
  • Approximate equivalent of a 10'x5' self-storage unit
  • 5,500 LB weight limit
  • 431 cubic feet of storage
  • Doors on front and back for ease of use
*Please note that you need 2 locks for this container.



Height: 8'
Width: 8'
Length: 8'

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16-Foot Storage Container Features

16-Foot Storage Container Features

• Holds approximately 3-4 rooms worth of goods
• Approximate equivalent of 10' x 15' storage unit
• 7700 LB weight limit
• 866 cubic feet of storage
• Door on one end


Height: 8’
Width: 8’
Length: 16’

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How Our Fetchable Moving and Storage Solution Works

Red Rover is proud to serve the Des Plaines area by providing quality moving and storage services. Red Rover's moving and storage solutions are simple and stress-free. Schedule a pickup, pack your belongings, and we'll take care of the rest.

Schedule Your Pickup

Schedule and book your storage container online. We’ll load your container on one of our trucks and have it ready for you to pick up at one of our convenient storage facilities. 

Store It

Use one of our moving trucks for the day to bring back your storage container. We’ll store your container(s) in our climate-controlled facility until you need to access them again for your move. When you need your container back, schedule access through your account and we’ll have your container ready to go for your move!

Move It

When moving locally or long distance, customers get to use one of our moving trucks for FREE to pack up their items. Our trucks are available in three different sizes and have multiple configurations to hold your storage containers. You can use our trucks to move your belongings locally, or once you pack up your container and return it - we'll store your container in our facility until it's time for us to transport it to your final destination—right to your front door with our long distance moving services.

Return by the End of Business Day

You can use our truck from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm on the day of pick-up. Make sure you drive the truck back to our parking lot and we’ll take it from there!

Check Out Reviews from Past Customers

Red RoverĀ® Overall Rating: 4.7 / 5.0

The checkout process was efficient and the whole transaction was much more reasonable than PODS.

Rick M.

Convenient, affordable, and great staff!

Jacquelyn D.

The service was great and was very convenient.

Jake S.

I was a little nervous about using a big 24' truck but it actually was easy to drive. The back up cameras were a HUGE help!

Suzie L.

This was the easiest moving experience I have ever had.

Rick F.

Des Plaines, IL Moving & Storage Discounts for Students and Military 

For students and military members of Des Plaines, Red Rover offers discounted moving services. Find your nearest Red Rover location and get a 10%+discount on our long-distance and monthly storage services. We accommodate military bases, veteran associations, and local universities. We are proud to work with several colleges and military groups listed below, and those include:

Schools in the Des Plaines, IL Area

  • Loyola University
  • University of Illinois
  • DePaul University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Northwestern University
  • Lake Forest College
  • Elmhurst College
  • Oakton Community College

Military Bases in the Des Plaines, IL Area

  • Camp Pine

Why Use Red Rover for Your Moving and Storage Solutions? 

If you are ready to take control of your moving experience, Red Rover is committed to being your preferred moving and storage partner in Des Plaines, IL. Our unique, Fetchable Moving and Storage® takes the best of climate-controlled, self-storage and on-demand use of moving trucks to give you complete control over your time and budget. Remember that we offer different container sizes, are specialized in both residential and commercial moves, and work with small businesses, college students, and those in the military. Ready to get started with Red Rover? Explore our free Get a Quote tool today.  

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