Evanston, IL Moving Services and Portable Storage

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If you are planning on moving to or from Evanston, Illinois, Red Rover provides outstanding moving and storage services customized to your particular capacity needs, budget, and schedule. Our Red Rover Moving & Storage center in Chicago - O’hare is about a 25-minute drive from Evanston, supplying customers in the area with access to our range of superb moving and storage solutions. Want flexibility at the lowest cost possible? Try our Fetchable Moving and Storage®! Learn more about our services for local and long-distance moving, truck rentals, storage containers, and pricing options for Evanston below.

Available Moving and Storage Services in Evanston, IL

Red Rover is your go-to choice for all your moving and storage needs. From moving in or out of Evanston, renovating your home, or securing storage for your things, our services can help you achieve your goals in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Use the quick links below to learn more.
  • Moving Services
  • Moving Truck Rentals
  • Long Distance Moving
  • Storage Services
  • Local Service Area
  • Storage Containers
  • How It Works
  • Local Resources

Moving to and From Evanston, IL

Need comprehensive local and long-distance moving services for moving to and from Evanston, Illinois? Red Rover has you covered! Partner with us and you’ll have the option to rent one or more portable storage units for your move. Load it up, drive back to your nearest Red Rover, and let us do the rest!

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 Evanston, IL

Whether you need to move local or long distance to or from Evanston, or store your stuff, you’ll get to use one of Red Rover’s top-of-the-line moving trucks for FREE. Our trucks come in 8-foot, 16-foot, and 24-foot sizes, so you can customize your containers based on your capacity needs. Our moving trucks are safe and comfortable, sporting the newest safety features and other conveniences, including: 

  • Collision avoidance system with lane departure warning
  • Backup camera on every truck
  • Bumper-mounted dolly
  • Free roadside assistance

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Long Distance Moving Destinations

Customers in Evanston, Illinois can rest assured that Red Rover’s long-distance moving solutions are more efficient and better priced than traditional moving options. Whether you’re moving a state over or 1,000 miles away, we can help get you there smoothly. Customers also have the option to store their container(s) on a monthly basis while preparing for their move to or from Evanston, Illinois. Call us at 1-833-733-7683 today if you have any questions!

Self Storage in Evanston: Take Advantage of Portable Storage

With Red Rover’s Fetchable Storage® solution, you only have to load and unload your belongings ONE time! That’s half the work, so you don’t have to waste your valuable time. The container is directly on the truck bed, so accessing your items is hassle-free. We’ll keep your containers in our climate-controlled facility on a monthly basis until you’re ready to move into your new home. Read below to see more of Red Rover’s benefits.

  • Don’t double up on moving your items – load them directly into the unit
  • Free use of a moving truck for up to 14 hours, including 30 miles of gas
  • Keep your belongings safe and secure in our climate-controlled facility
  • Never pay expensive pickup or delivery fees
  • Store your containers for as long as you need, month-to-month
Local Service Area
We recommend our self-storage service to those in Evanston and its nearby areas, such as:

Evanston, IL Storage Container

Choose between our 8-foot and 16-foot storage containers. You can rent our containers in combination for additional savings. For an accurate estimate, please use our 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 Evanston 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.

Evanston, IL Moving & Storage Discounts for Students and Military 

Red Rover is happy to offer students and military families in Evanston, Illinois a 10%+ discount on our long-distance moving services and monthly storage. We accommodate military bases and associations, as well as universities in the area. This includes, but isn’t limited to: 

Schools in the Evanston Area

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

Military Bases in the Evanston Area

  • Great Lakes Naval Station

Why Use Red Rover for Your Moving and Storage Solutions? 

Local or long distance, Red Rover is committed to getting your belongings to where they need to go in Evanston, Illinois. Backed by 150 years of industry experience, our moving and storage solutions are designed to provide you with greater convenience at an affordable price. With Fetchable Moving and Storage®, you can pick up, pack, and drop off your containers at your convenience — it’s all up to you! For more information about our services, or to begin the moving process, use our Get a Quote feature today. 

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