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Moving in New Lenox
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Storage in New Lenox
Storage in New Lenox for residential and commercial uses is delivered right to your door. MI-BOX Storage has you covered.
Level loading and unloading protects your valuables. MI-BOX's patented delivery system takes moving and storage to a new level.
Moving in New Lenox, Illinois
MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage in New Lenox is unlike any other moving company. MI-BOX makes moving simple by giving you more time. Our portable moving containers are delivered by our patented Level Lift System and sit outside your home or place of business at ground level for easy 24/7 access. Load anything you want to move into our mobile containers. Use MI-BOX to stage your home, clear clutter, and sell faster and for more money. Once the unit is full, just call us and we'll move it to your new home in New Lenox or anywhere in Chicago land or we'll store it for you in our climate-controlled warehouse. Loading and unloading once, saves you time, energy and money. MI-BOX Moving is locally owned and operated, so you're guaranteed the best prices in New Lenox and and the areas we service. Call now and get Moving with MI-BOX.
Moving Services in New Lenox
Our goal is simple. We want to take the stress out of moving. Traditional moving methods are simply becoming outdated. Why cram what should be a few weeks of work into a day? Call MI-BOX Moving in New Lenox for a better way to move. We specialize in residential and commercial moving. MI-BOX will bring your choice of a 8', 16' or 20' mobile moving container right to you. Our containers fit in a standard parking space, so they're great for apartments, condos, single family homes or commercial job sites. Load or unload them at your leisure. You rent by the month, so forget the pressure of working under unreasonable moving deadlines. MI-BOX Moving has helped thousands of people move in New Lenox and surrounding areas. See our moving tips for helpful suggestions.
Planning is the key to any successful move. It always takes longer than you think, so get started today!
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Movers in New Lenox
Before choosing a local mover in New Lenox, you'll want to ask a few questions. One of the most important questions will always be, “How much will my move cost?”
Traditional moving companies in New Lenox can only provide you with a moving estimate until everything is on their truck, because they are required to charge by weight. Not with MI-BOX Moving. Instead, our pricing is determined by the size of the container and the distance we need to travel. MI-BOX Moving will give you one guaranteed price on our moving services. Simply tell us when you would like a moving container delivered and we'll deliver it and place it where it's most convenient for you. Our goal is to make your next move simple and hassle-free. So get moving today. Call now.
Storage In New Lenox, Illinois
Storage in New Lenox is simple with MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving. MI-BOX Storage in New Lenox rents our storage containers by the month, just like other storage units in New Lenox. Only we'll deliver an 8', 12' or 16' mobile storage container to your home, where you can take your time loading. When you're done, either leave your container accessible on your site or we'll pick it up and store it in our secure warehouse. Our storage units are sturdy, weather resistant, and attractive. Keep one on your site for as long as you need it. At MI-BOX Storage in New Lenox, we pride ourselves in providing a great customer experience and the most cost-effective storage prices in New Lenox. You'll get one guaranteed price and on-time delivery. If you need self-storage in New Lenox, then MI-BOX Storage has you covered.
New Lenox Portable Storage
Other portable storage companies in New Lenox require you to rent a moving truck, drive back and forth to the facility, unloading and reloading your items until your mini storage unit is full. Then, when you need access to your stored belongings, you have repeat the process all over again. Not with MI-BOX Storage. We do all the driving. MI-BOX storage containers in New Lenox rent by the month so you can fill them at a pace that's best for you. Loading and unloading only once will save you time and money.
Portable Storage for Businesses
MI-BOX works with commercial businesses every day to remedy their short-term or long-term storage needs. Seasonal or permanent, we have something for you. With the price of real estate in New Lenox, this is a great way to add square footage. We understand business moves quickly and time is money, so MI-BOX goes the extra mile in New Lenox. We are locally owned and operated, so we understand the importance of delivering fast, dependable service. You can count on MI-BOX for the most reliable storage solutions for business storage needs.
Portable Storage Near Me
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving delivers our secure portable storage units to New Lenox, Illinois and all surrounding areas. MI-BOX has storage locations throughout Chicago and all suburbs. To find the most convenient storage location near you, please click find a storage location near me.
MI-BOX Moving & Storage Containers
MI-BOX Moving and Storage containers in New Lenox, Illinois are strong, sturdy and weather resistant. They're designed for convenience and protection. Our mobile storage containers are constructed using composite technology, a high density polyethylene plastic core bonded between two high strength steel skins. Composite wall panels provide strength and durability to ensure you are protected. All framing is structural grade steel that is hot dipped galvanized to prevent rust. Each container has a full-width, lockable door. Only you will have the key. A one-piece roof is designed to shelter everything inside and keep it safe from the elements. MI-BOX moving and storage containers are the longest-lasting mobile storage containers available. They're built to keep your valuables safe and secure. Use the most trusted brand in the industry to protect your worldly possessions. Use MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving Containers in New Lenox.
Moving and Storage Sizes
MI-BOX portable storage containers come in three convenient sizes so you only rent the space you actually need. We are proud to offer 8', 16', and 20' moving and storage containers.
Our 8' self-storage unit is great for small jobs, dorm rooms, seasonal items, inventory, or when you just need a little extra storage space.
The 16' storage units are our most popular size and can fit the contents of 3-4 rooms, a basement, or bulky items such as patio furniture, sofas, or dining room sets.
Our 20' storage containers are perfect for on-site jobs like remodeling or restoration projects, household moves or site-to-site business moving. The 20' storage containers are often used by first responders when dealing with emergencies.
Moving and Storage Units
MI-BOX brand moving and storage units are built to last a lifetime. Only quality products are used in the manufacturing process to ensure your items will be secure. Tested from coast to coast in the US and Canada, MI-BOX has been designing and building quality mobile storage containers since 2004. They protect against sun-fade, radiant heat, snow, and ice. Use the most trusted portable storage brand in the industry to ensure your belongings are kept safe. Rent MI-BOX Moving and Storage units in New Lenox.
MI-BOX Self-Storage New Lenox
Self Storage New Lenox Fun Facts
The self storage industry is highly fragmented, with 18% being owed by the six largest companies, 9 % owned by the next top 100 and 73% owned by small operators.
There is about 1.7 billion sq. ft. of rent-able self storage space in the US. Enough for every man, woman and child in the US to stand under.
No Call Centers - Talk to a Local Expert
MI-BOX Mobile Storage locations are locally owned and operated. We don't use call centers, ever. You will always talk directly to a real, live, local professional in your area. Providing cost effective solutions, understanding our customers needs and delivering exceptional service is what sets us apart. Experience the MI-BOX difference by calling MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in New Lenox today.
Storage that is Safe and Secure
MI-BOX has been manufacturing our own self-storage containers since 2004. Weather resistant and tough, our mobile containers have been tested from coast to coast in the U.S. and Canada for years to ensure the safety of your valuables. With quality portable containers and the most trusted brand name in the storage industry, look to MI-BOX New Lenox to meet your storage needs.
Protect your Belongings from Damage
MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage in New Lenox uses our patented Level Lift System that gently places each storage unit in more places with greater ease than any other container storage company. Your storage container and contents are kept level at all times, protecting them from damage. MI-BOX uses the longest lasting, most durable storage containers available, ensuring your valuables are protected.
Get the Service you Deserve
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving dealers are owned and operated by hard working families in your area. All dealers use MI-BOX containers and our patented Level Lift System to ensure a quality experience every time. You're guaranteed to get the best possible prices and service from people who want to earn your business. Experience the difference - rent your next storage container from MI-BOX.
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Compare MI-BOX to PODS® in New Lenox
With MI-BOX, you’re guaranteed to get the best possible service and prices for all your moving and storage needs. But don’t take our word for it - go to the sites of PODS®, U-Haul®, and our other mobile storage competitors and compare them for yourself. Consider our secure containers, patented delivery system, guaranteed prices, and the flexibility MI-BOX delivers. Think about it. No loading ramps, no trucks to rent, no time restraints. We know you have options, so we're constantly striving to make MI-BOX in New Lenox, Illinois the best choice for all your moving and storage needs. If you have any questions, please call and talk to us directly. MI-BOX Moving & Storage in New Lenox, Illinois is locally owned and operated. You'll always talk directly to our highly trained operations manager who is here to help.
Some customers use the term "pod" referring to any portable storage container because PODS® popularized the concept of portable storage. However, PODS® and "pod" are registered trademarks of PODS Enterprises, Inc, which MI-BOX is not affiliated with. The generic terms used in the storage industry are either "mobile storage containers" or "portable storage containers," but don't worry - we'll know what you mean.
PODS® is a registered trademark for PODS Enterprises, Inc and U-Haul® is a registered trademark of U-Haul International, Inc. MI-BOX® not sponsored by, or affiliated with, any of these competitors.
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in New Lenox, Illinois is locally owned and operated. From your first call or online quote, you'll experience the difference personalized service makes. With one point of contact, you'll always be on top of things. You'll get convenient moving and storage solutions, on-time delivery and more choices in New Lenox at the best prices.
MI-BOX® offers 8', 16' and 20' moving and storage containers. PODS® does not have 20' units. Compare MI-BOX® to PODS® today.
MI-BOX® Level Lift System
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in New Lenox delivers portable storage containers using our patented Level Lift System. There is no tilting required, which protects your belongings and driveway. We maintain a level load while loading, unloading or transporting to ensure stored goods do not shift. The Level Lift System also enables us to have the smallest footprint possible and a very low clearance height. We can deliver on any surface - unpaved, inclined or declined. Snow or rain are no problem for the MI-BOX Level Lift System. It gently sets each portable storage container precisely where you'd like it and picks it up without ever leaving a trace. It's the most efficient container delivery system available.
Moving and Storage Delivered
Only MI-BOX dealers use our patented, industry exclusive Level Lift System. With it, we can do what the others can't. MI-BOX delivers containers to more places than any other mobile storage competitor. It's safe, easy and it's designed to protect your contents inside. Rest easy knowing your items are stored exactly how you packed them.
The MI-BOX Level Lift System is in a class of its own. It allows for faster deliveries which keeps you and your move on time. It only takes about 5 minutes to drop off or pick up a mobile storage container. Our drivers operate the system with a watchful eye via remote control, resulting in more reliable deliveries.
See for yourself how the MI-BOX Level Lift System works.
MI-BOX Moving Guide to New Lenox, Illinois
Moving to New Lenox, Illinois
Hopefully, this guide will give you all the information you need to fall in love with the city of New Lenox. In this guide, we will go over all of your burning questions. For instance, “what is the area like?”, “What is there to do?”, “How is the economy?”, “What are the schools like?” and so much more. So buckle up and join us as we explore the city of New Lenox.
A Brief History of New Lenox
New Lenox’s town came from humble beginnings as a small farming settlement alongside Hickory Creek and the Des Plaines River. Early European Colonists and the Potawatomi Tribe shared the land and the waterways for decades. Until, in the 1830s, the tribe was removed from the ground.
The small development population began to rise after the Chicago and Rock Island Railway finished their construction. It was a massive development for the settlers as the train brought the town industry and people. The village adopted the name from Lenox, New York, the hometown of their township supervisor. As the railway grew in popularity, New Lenox began to gain a strong economy upon their agricultural production.
Decades later, Interstate 80 was completed nearby to New Lenox, which resulted in another population boom. This addition transformed New Lenox from a rural village to the suburb that it is today. From that point forward, New Lenox only continues to grow in size and industry.
New Lenox, Illinois Geography
New Lenox is located about 36 miles southwest of Chicago, bordered by Hickory Creek and the Des Plaines River. The town is established in Will County of Illinois. This 15 square mile city borders other well-known northern suburbs such as Mokena, Frankfort, and Joliet, IL. This picturesque spot is a splendid blend of a suburban community feel and a lively city. It’s the type of town where your neighbors know your name. With a beautiful cityscape and mother nature as the backdrop, New Lenox steps away from your average suburban experience.
The Climate of New Lenox, Illinois
There tends to be quite a negative reputation when it comes to Chicagoland weather. We have heard the horror stories of the cold and snow just as much as you. But really, Illinois weather is not as bad as you would think. The yearly mean temperature of New Lenox is about 52°F, with an annual average temperature ranging from 85°F to 20°F. The month that is the warmest is July, with an average daily temperature of 76°F. The month that is the coldest out of the year in New Lenox is January, with an average low temperature of 26°F.
In terms of precipitation, New Lenox ranks relatively average. The average annual rainfall in New Lenox is 16.82 inches. The month of the year with the most precipitation in New Lenox is June, with an average of 2.14 inches.
So if you come to New Lenox, you may not have the frozen tundra experience that Midwesterners speak of, but maybe bring a winter coat and an umbrella for good measure.
New Lenox, Illinois Demographics
Now that we’ve gotten to know the area a bit more, let’s take a good look at the people of New Lenox. New Lenox has a population of 26,926 residents. According to the most recent census, there are an estimated 8,796 total households in New Lenox, with an average of about three household members per home.
Guess what, ladies? New Lenox is a female-dominated town, with 51% of residents being female and only 49% male. The median age for women in New Lenox is 40.4 years old. The male median age is 37.1 years old. That makes for a total median age of 38.7 for Frankfort residents.
As claimed by the most recent census report, the racial demographics of New Lenox show that 96.2% of the population contains White or Caucasian residents. 5.6% of New Lenox residents are Hispanic or Latino. 0.7% of residents are Black or African American. 0.6% of residents are Asian, and 1.6% are biracial.
Regardless of your heritage or identity, New Lenox is sure to have people just like you. Within the limits of New Lenox, there’s no doubt that you will find your chosen family.
New Lenox, Illinois Employment and Cost of Living
We understand that living cost is of the utmost importance when moving. We get it; moving is expensive and scary. Let us take some of that pressure off of this difficult decision. Here in this section, we have included everything you need to know about New Lenox’s economy and cost of living.
The unemployment rate is 4.2% in New Lenox, a much lower number than the national average of unemployment at 4.7%. It is also essential to consider that Illinois has an unemployment rate of 5.3%, making New Lenox’s unemployment rate better than the state of Illinois as a whole. You have a significantly better chance of employment in New Lenox than most other places in Illinois. The poverty rate in New Lenox is 2.9%, which is considerably lower than the national average of 15.1%.
The cost of living index, a tool to calculate the cost of living in one location compared to others, ranks the cost of living in New Lenox at 106.3 out of 100. Though this number is slightly higher than the living index for the state of Illinois at 93.4, it is crucial to consider that the job market, the overall industry, and the location are much more prosperous in New Lenox than in other parts of the state. As reported on the last census, the median household income of New Lenox is about $110,303, nearly double the national average at $55,322. The median value of a home in New Lenox is $294,800.
And if purchasing a house is not in your wheelhouse, New Lenox has an excellent variety of homes, condos, and apartments to rent at a median monthly rate of only $1,143!
The Schools Serving New Lenox, Illinois
Schools are among the most significant factors of moving for those with a family or planning for a family. It will put you at ease to learn that New Lenox is known for its outstanding education system and dedicated staff members. Two school districts serve New Lenox: District 122, which carries the elementary and middle-level students, and District 210, which holds students at the high school level.
For your young ones who are just beginning their educational journey, there’s a variety of options for public schooling. In terms of public schools, your child will attend one of four schools from 1st-3rd grade and another one of four from 4th-6th grade, depending on your location. The schools in this district are well-known for valuing each student’s progress and having caring and dedicated teachers for every student’s education.
After elementary school, your child will attend one of two middle schools in the district, either Liberty Junior High or Alex M. Martino Junior High. Despite the larger size of these two schools, they both genuinely prioritize your student. They provide lots of one-on-one time and after-school programs like tutoring to engage and assist each student. They also are known for their sports teams and clubs that strive to reach all students, regardless of their interests.
Perhaps, if you are more interested in private education for your child, New Lenox may be the place to be. The area is home to a selection of some of the state’s best private schools. From Trinity School to New Lenox Bridgepoint Academy, these K-8 schools are sure to present your students with the best private education that money can buy.
Following junior high, your child will move on to the next school district, District 210. This district is home to Lincoln-Way Central High School and Lincoln-Way West High School. Despite which school your child ends up in, know that they will be in great hands. District 210 schools provide some of the best support and education in the area. Teachers and staff are committed to the success and the future of your child. These high schools are known for the wide range of activities your child can get involved in. From sports to clubs to academic teams, your student is bound to find something for them.
For the future of your child and their education, New Lenox is the place where you belong.
New Lenox, Illinois Crime and Safety
Safety is always a significant concern, especially for those with children. Why don’t we go over some of the crime statistics and safety services that New Lenox provides?
In the past 15 years, the most common crime reported was theft, with about 342 cases in the last year. After theft, follows burglaries with around 21 cases per year. Pertaining to the violent crime index, New Lenox received a score of 81.2, which is tiny compared to the national average of 205.8. New Lenox is a relatively safe place to live, and you can be at peace knowing that you are in one of the lower-ranked cities when it comes to violent crime.
But we understand that concern remains. That is why you should know New Lenox is recognized for its law enforcement team. Their officers are well-trained and dependable for all of your safety concerns.
The Cuisine and Quick Bites of New Lenox, Illinois
Are you getting hungry after all that information? You’ve come to the right place. New Lenox has several fantastic cuisine options, no matter the time of day or style you have a craving for.
The first place you have got to check out is the Country Charm Restaurant. For breakfast or lunch, this fresh American dining experience will certainly hit the spot. With a menu ranging from Belgium waffles to biscuits and gravy, and a plethora of vegan and vegetarian options, you are sure to find your new favorite dish. This place is also known for its phenomenal service and welcoming staff. It surely is the perfect place for a cozy breakfast.
The next must-try place is Cooper Hawk’s Winery and Restaurant. For a night out with some friends or a family dinner, this is the place to go. It has a very modern aesthetic and a lively interior that presents a luxury dining feel without the luxury dining prices. Try their vast selection of wines and savor some of their American-styled food. Yum!
For a quicker bite of something different, try out El Burrito Loco. Please stop in and sit down or hit their drive-thru for the finest Mexican cuisines around. Further, make sure to try out their homemade guacamole and horchata alongside some of their famous tacos.
New Lenox, Illinois Activities and Attractions
Regardless of the type of day out you are looking for, New Lenox is the spot to be. With hundreds of different things to do here, it was hard to narrow it down. But we have selected a few places that you need to look into.
For a nice day outside, check out the Hickory Creek Preserve. This 1,541-acre forest preserve is a beautiful scene for hiking, biking, or running. Take a stroll through nature and breathe in that fresh air. And don’t worry, this park provides different lengths of paved trails to tailor to both beginners and experts.
Need a night out with your friend? Look no further than Board and Brush, a wine tasting and wood sign workshop for you to fancy. Book ahead for a group session to design your own wooden sign to spice up your home decor. All while enjoying some fine wines to sip and have fun.
When the air gets cold and crisp, you know what that means: Corn Mazes. Lucky for you, Konow’s Corn Maze in New Lenox has all you need for a perfect fall day with friends and family. This farm has attractions, such as petting zoos, rides, trampolines, and much more. There are also pumpkin patches where you can pick out that perfectly round pumpkin to carve. And when the sun goes down, venture into the corn maze and discover your way out!
For a free and relaxed day, check out the New Lenox Commons. With a performance stage, the regularly hosts concerts to a summer theater camp; this space is perfect for relaxing or engaging yourself creatively.
Now Get a Move On to New Lenox, Illinois
Hopefully, we’ve helped you learn more about what makes New Lenox so wonderful. New Lenox is a community like no other with living conditions that will make you glad you made the move. So what are you waiting for? Get on over here and join the home of proud Americans.