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Summer Storage:

All storage rates for any item are for the entire summer, or per semester, NOT per month!

All storage prices are based on storage for a semester (summer break) and include on or off campus pick-up and delivery to your address, climate controlled warehouse storage for the semester and insurance, all for one price!, not monthly!

The number one question we get asked is "How much does summer storage cost?"

For on campus students or those living in a Greek house the average cost  for our service is around $250-$300 for the summer break or per semester. We do have storage packages less expensive listed below, it just depends on what a student gives us. For off campus students with a bedroom full of furniture, the average cost is between $550-$650 for the summer break or per semester.

Summer storage prices are based on the amount of items you give us and include pick up your residence on or off campus, storage for the summer months, and delivery to your new residence when you return to school on or off campus, plus insurance. Pick ups and deliveries are from the ground floor. If we pick up items or deliver them past the ground floor the moving fee is $35 for every 15 minutes. Students that need help moving a few items, we will help for free.

Note: The minimum storage bill for any customer per semester even after discounts is $100. That is the minimum rate. If your storage bill is under $100 with or without discounts, you will still be charged the minimum rate of $100

Storage Packages:

CSS offers four different convenient storage packages to save you money if you are interested. Many students start with one of these storage packages and then add items on to them such as bikes, skis, furniture, plastic containers etc.

Students will pick out any storage package they want (if they want one) when we hand out boxes and tape to them or by filling the boxes of a package they want before we pick up their items. We do tell them to take extra boxes in case they need them. We also ask that all un-used boxes be given back to us when we pick up their storage and shipping items.

Storage Packages include the following:

  1. Boxes (3 different sizes), tape, poster tube, labels, and tags being DELIVERED to you one week in advance of your pick up.
  2. Pick up of your items at your address on or off campus
  3. Climate controlled storage for the entire summer break or per semester with insurance
  4. Delivery back of storage items to where ever you live when you return to school on or off
  5. All packages include insurance. 

Package info

kit1 sm  Package 1

(The Simple Life) $109-for the whole summer:
1 large box, 1 medium box, 2 book boxes, poster tube, roll of tape, packaging instructions and a CSS marker.

kit2 sm Package 2

(The Standard Procedure) $185- for the whole summer:
2 large boxes, 2 medium boxes, 2 book boxes, roll of tape, poster tube, packaging instructions, and a CSS marker.

kit3 sm  Package 3

(The Overload) $275-for the whole summer:
4 large boxes, 2 medium boxes, 2 book boxes, poster tube, roll of tape, packaging instructions, and a CSS marker.

kit4 smPackage 4
(Custom) Pricing based on item size:
Store four identical items (boxes or plastic containers) and get the fifth free! Total storage price depends on the item size.



  • If these packages don't meet your needs, no problem, we can still store anything you have, it doesnt have to go in a box either. Itemized pricing is listed below
  • If you don't use all the boxes in a package, you will be charged less than the package price!!
  • WE can store ANYTHING! It does not have to go in a box! Bikes, TV's, plastic containers,beds, furniture, skis, etc are fine the way they are!
  • Students can choose a storage package when we deliver boxes and tape by picking the boxes out for the package they want. Or by filling the correct boxes for any storage package.
  • You can substitute in your own plastic containers or boxes of similar size into any package.
  • You can substitute skis or a snowbaord in any package for a small box.
  • All other storage prices for ANY other item are again for the whole summer/ or per semester and include pick up and delivery
  • **Your $35 deposit is for boxes and tape and is extra to the package prices listed above.

Short-term Storage:

Many students get caught in between leases at the end of July and in August and need moving and short term storage for a few days to a few weeks. We can help. Short term storage rates vary greatly, depending on how much stuff you will be storing with us and for how long a period of time. We will try to work with you on pricing. Rates are based on how much space you fill up in our warehouse and for the duration that they are stored and how long it takes for us to pick them up and re-deliver them back to you.

Most students have a 1 bedroom full of furniture (including bed, desk, dresser, night stand, lamp, office chair), boxes, plastic containers and other random items The average cost for these short-term moving and storage services is around $300-$500 without furniture, $600- $750 for a one bedroom, and $800-$900 for a one bedroom apartment full of items and living room and kitchen furniture. Yes, they can be cheaper or more expensive, depending on what you have. We bring 3 of our employees and a truck to pick up and deliver your items. Please take into account this rate includes not just picking up your residence, but also drive time to our warehouse and unloading all your items from our truck, labeling, palletizing and shrink wrapping them as well. On delivery we have to pull all your items out of storage in our warehouse, take them off pallets, inventory them, re-load them onto a truck and drive them to your new address and unload them there as well. There are no extra moving fees if we pick up or deliver beyond the ground floor for this service.

Storage Insurance:

All items receive up to $100 of coverage on them. Extra insurance is $50 for every $1000 worth of coverage. customer must let us know on pick up what they want extra insurance on. Many students will put extra insurance on TV's or expensive bikes.

Car Storage:

Although summer break is the most popular for our car storage services, we find that students who study abroad, take a semester off, or want their car stored over winter break find great use with this service as well.  CSS provides storage during the following periods and semesters (prices vary per semester):

  • Summer storage-(May- August ~ 4 months)- $1135
  • Spring semester-( January- May ~ 5 months) - $1285
  • Fall semester- (August-January ~ 5 months) - $1285
  • 1 month car storage- $350
  • 1 year car storage - $2600

Many students pack their car full of their items. This is fine. We can deliver boxes and tape to you ahead of time as well if you need them. You can fill your vehicle with all your  boxes ans items, they will be safe. We ask to please save us room to drive it though to and from the warehouse. Your car is stored in dorrs in a safe and alarmed warehouse that was just built in 2014. The property also has a security gate on it. Someone is on site 5-6 days a week as well.

With our CSS vehicle storage service, if you have other items that you need stored that will not fit into your vehicle (like furniture, bikes, skis, snowboards, futons, etc..) You automatically get $100 off your other storage when storing a vehicle with CSS (per semester)

Stored vehicles must have insurance in full force. Your insurance is your only recourse for compensation for any and all types of damages, loss, or vandalism. We do carry a garge keepers insurance policy for driving vehicles to and from your address on pick ups and deliveries in case of any incident.

Car Batteries: All car batteries will be disconnected at time of storage. This is to save the life of the battery. To many new vehicles have numerous power draws on the battery even when they are being stored. The battery will be connected back up upon delivery. If your car has a special code when the battery is turned back on, you need to give it to us at time of pick up. If your battery is dead when we re-hook it up to your vehicle, we will charge it. If it does not hold a charge and is dead, we are not responsible. We can easily order you a new battery and have it installed for you at cost.

Car Storage insurance: 

We do not offer insurance on stored vehicles. The customer is responsible for carrying insurance on them.

Itemized Storage Pricing

All itemized storage rates for any item are for the entire summer, or per semester, NOT per month!

All storage prices are based on storage for a semester (summer break) and include on or off campus pick-up and delivery to your address, climate controlled warehouse storage for the semester and insurance, all for one price!, not monthly!

This is a price list of common storage items stored by CSS customers.

CSS Box Sizes and Prices

box small sm Book Box

(12"x12"x16") - $25
Small box used for heavy items such as textbooks and CD's.

box medium sm Medium Box

(18"x18"x16") - $30
Miscellaneous box used for electronic and bulky items.

box large sm Large Box

(18"x18"x24") - $45
Clothes box used for things such as bedding, clothing and lighter items.

Wardrobe boxWardrobe Box

24"x20"x45") -$65

For clothes, dresses, and suits you want to keep from gerting wrinkled

Your own Boxes

If you have your own boxes, yes, please use them. They will be charged according to size. We can also subsitute then into any of our storage packages.

  • Small box-( max 3000 inches cubed) - $25
  • Medium box -(max 6000 inches cubed) - $30
  • Large box - (max 10,000 inches cubed) - $45
  • XL Boxes and Wardrobe boxes- (max 15,000 inches cubed) - $60
  • XXL boxes-(Over15,000 inches cubed)-$75

Plastic Containers

All students have plastic containers, no problem! They do not need to be boxed and are fine the way they are. Pack them full of your items, tape securely shut, and label at least one side and the top.

If you choose a storage package, we can substitute plastic containers of similar sizes of our 3 different boxes into any packages

Store 4 plastic containers of the same size and the 5th one of the SAME size is free!

  • Small plastic container and towers-( max 3000 inches cubed) - $25-$30- (depending on size)
  • Medium plastic containers and towers -(max 6000 inches cubed) - $30-$35 - (depending on size)
  • Large plastic containers and towers - (max 10,000 inches cubed) - $45-$55 - (depending on size)
  • Plastic Towers, TUBS & XL Containers ( max 16,000 inches cubed) - $50-$75 - (depending on size)

Appliances and Electric Items

Lg dorm fridge (over 9000 inches cubed)-$65
Dorm Fridge-$55
Microwave (6000 inches cubed)- $30
Lamps desk top or tall -$10-$20
Fans- $10-$20
Air Conditioners-$60

Sporting Equipment

Skis and poles-$35


Boot bag-$15
Snowboard or Ski bags- $45
Golf clubs -$50
Guitars- $35
Lacrosse sticks-$15

Beds & Futons

Mattress pads-$35-$45 (depending on size)

Futon-large (over 60 inches wide)-$135
Futon-small (under 60 inches)-$100
Full bed-(mattress and box spring)- $140
($70 per piece)
Double bed (mattress and box spring)-$140 ($70 per piece)
Queen bed (mattress and box spring) -$160 ($80 per piece)
King bed (mattress and box spring) $200 ($100 per piece)
Metal bed Frames- $35
Wood bed Frames - $50-$100 (depending on the size and the number of pieces)

Mattress covers- $10 each ( fits everything but king beds)- We put them on when we show up to pick up your items.

Random Items

Pillows-$15-$30 (depending on size)
Hampers-$20-$30 (depending on size)
Laundry and wicker Baskets- $15-$20
Garbage Bags of items- $35-$45  (depending on size)
Rugs 9’ x 12’ $35
Rugs 6' x9' $25
(Rugs & Bed Frames must be taped together and labeled)
Love Sacs-$50-$75
Pictures (with frame) $10-$45 (depending on size)
Mirrors $10-$45 (depending on size)
Large mirrors-$40-$50
Ironing boards-$10-$15
Vacuum cleaners-$25
Folding Tables-$35
Folding Chairs-$15
Shoe Racks-$10-$25 (depending on size)
Metal Racks-$10-$25 (depending on size)
Garbage cans- $10-$45 (depending on size)

Suitcases-$35-$75 (depending on size)

Fabric cubes- $25-$35 (depending on size)

Chair in a bag-$15
Backpacks-$25-$50 (depending on size)
Duffel Bags- $25-$75 (depending on size)
Garbage Bags-$25-$45 (depending on size)**We usually repack into a box- so box size rate and a repacking fee**
Car Tires-$40 each/ $150 for set of four
Poster tubes-FREE with packages-or $5 for each additional one

Flat Screen TV's

30 inch or less-$25-$40
Over 30 inch-$50
Over 50 inch-$75
Flat screen TV's HAVE to be boxed! They are just too fragile.
If you have the the original box, please use it. If your TV fits into one of the boxes we give you or any other box you come across, that is fine. Make sure to properly pack your TV with bubble wrap and clearly label the box on 4, sides and the top of that a flat screen TV is inside ithe box. You can also take one of our boxes, open it up at the seam and encase your TV with it. Wrap iTV n bubble wrap or a blanket and then encase entire TV in cardboard and tape securely!
If a TV is not packaged, we will either box or encase it in cardboard on site or at our warehouse. Students will be charged for this service. The cost for repacking your TV is between $25-$75 depending on size and is additional fee to the storage fee.

Furniture and Shelves

All particle board bed frames and over sized desk must be broken down, stacked, labeled and taped together neatly.
We will store UN-broken down particleboard furniture, but we will not insure it!
Drafting tables $45
coffee table- (5000-7500 inches cubed)- $55
Lg coffee table-(over 7500 inches cubed)- $65
Small Desk (17,000-20,000 inches cubed)- $65
Large Desk (over 20,000 inches cubed) - $75
Office desk chair (up to 9000 inches cubed)- $50
Couch Small (60 inches wide)-$75
Couch-regular (over 70 inches)-$125
Recliner or arm chair (over 9000 inches cubed)- $65
Sleeper Couch (because of weight)- $160
Dressers-(12,500-15,000 inches cubed) -$65
Lg Dressers-( over 15,000 inches cubed)-$75
End Tables-(5000-8000 inches cubed) $35-$45 (depending on size)
Loft (must be broken down and taped together )$75
Popasan Chair $55
Beanbag chairs $55
Entertainment Centers-$50-$75 ( depending on size)
Dining Room Tables-$65-$75 (depending on size)
Dining Room Chairs-$25-$35 (depending on size)
Armoires- $75-$150- Depending on size and weight
Book shelves- wood and metal
Metal-Wood Shelves (over 5000 inches cubed)-$50-$75
Metal-Wood Shelves (less than 2500 inches cubed)-$25-$35
Trunks (10,000-12,000 inches cubed)-$65
Large Trunks (over 12,000 inches cubed)-$75
XL Boxes (over 10,000 cubic inches) $60- $75 depending on size)
XL plastic containers/ XXL plastic towers (over 12,000 inches cubed)-$50-$75
Filing Cabinets-(10,000-12,000 inches cubed) $50
Filing Cabinets-(over 12,00 cubic inches) $60-$75
Ottoman- $25-$50(depending on size)

Additional Pricing Information

On Campus pick ups- the First 2 are free. After that each additional pick up is $35

ADD ON STORAGE ITEMS: Many students and parents buy additional items over the summer either from craigslist, mattress firms, other students, Ikea, etc.. CSS employees will go and pick these items up or you can have them delivered to our office our warehouse. We will add these additional items to your other items in storage and then deliver all of your stuff when you return to school.

Assembly and Dis-Assembly: Yes we will help students take apart or put together bed frames, other furniture, and bookshelves. We can also take shelves and TV's off walls, etc..if they request us too. We charge $35 for every 15 minutes for this service. We DO NOT mount pictures, TV mounts, or furniture on walls at new residences due to liabilities.

Moving Fee's: All storage services include pick up and delivery to the ground floor of any residence or or off campus. All pick ups and deliveries of storage items beyond the ground floor we do charge a moving fee of $35 per every 15 minutes. Most pick ups and deliveries take 15-30 minutes on average for students who don't have furniture and 30 minutes to hou or more with furniture.


  • NEW!- 2016- Wardrobe Boxes-$15 each ( 24"x 20" x 45")
  • Price list of bubble wrap. “”12 x 24” x1/2”x 5 ft bundle $5
  • Mattress covers, $10 each
  • TV boxes-We will re-pack flat screen TV's at our warehouse by wrapping them in bubble wrap and encasing them in cardboard. Yes there is an additional cost in doing this from $25-$75 depending on size.
  • Additional Poster tube- $5 (includes labels, markers, and packaging instructions)
  • Additional tape- $2 a roll
  • Extra boxes- $3 for lg, $2 for med, $1 for small

If you have questions, concerns, or want to make special arrangements, please call the office or email us at and we will be happy to assist you.

If your item(s) is not listed or you have questions, feel free to call us at 303-545-9525.


We are extremely fair to our customers, if we break, lose, or damage items while they are in our care, we will do whatever it takes to make sure they are either repaired, replaced, or the customer is compensated for the damage. This is how CSS has ALWAYS run our business. The students and their parents are our customers and we want to make sure you are taken care of and understand that we are a moving and storage company that actually cares and will not nickel and dime a customer if an issue arises, we really do care about our reputation

Labeling your storage items:

We ask that all students label ALL of their items ahead of time before they show up with their full name and conformation #. We don't mind helping students who have atleast attemtped to label their items. If a student does not label their items they will be charged for us to label them. The cost is $35 for every 15 minutes. On boxes, please label all 4 sides and the top with your name and conformation #. With plastic containers, pack full, tape shut and label the tops and one side with full name and conformation #. With any other items, you can print out storage labels from the website or use tie tags that we give you, or just make your own. Please make sure labels are secured tight to each item. Do not tape or stick labels on the top or front of any furniture. The tape or stickers will pull off the varnish! Tape labels to the back or bottom of furniture. We will bring mattress covers and label all beds. The better you label your items, the quicker we can complete your move and it will make it easier on us.


  • CSS offers numerous discounts on our storage services. Customers can receive only one discount per semester. We will always choose the highest discount for you if you receive more than one.
  • Any customer who stores items for more than one semester will receive $50 off there storage for each additional semester of storage
  • We do not discount any of our other services.
  • The absolute minimum storage contract is $100 even with discounts applied

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