Gateway Storage - Effingham

707 E. Fayette Avenue,
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 663-0654
  • MonBy Appointment Only
  • TueBy Appointment Only
  • WedBy Appointment Only
  • ThuBy Appointment Only
  • FriBy Appointment Only
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
  • Mon6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tue6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wed6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thu6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Fri6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sat6:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sun6:00am - 10:00pm

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At Gateway Storage we have temperature-controlled storage units, moving truck rentals, RV and boat storage, drive-up access, online bill payment, and much more. Our facility is well-maintained and surrounded by a security fence. When you rent a storage unit with us you will have excellent customer service, give us a chance to prove it, call today or stop by to visit!

Storage in Effingham, IL

Gateway Storage – Effingham is conveniently located on East Fayette Ave, easily accessible via Highway 40 and I-57 and the closest storage facility near Lake Sara Marina. With a variety of different sizes of convenient drive-up units, we’re able to serve the Effingham and surrounding areas such as Teutopolis and Montrose. Give us a call to let our expert team help you with your specific storage need.

Types of Storage at Rueck Road:

  • Climate-Controlled Units
  • Outdoor RV/Vehicle/Boat Parking
  • Covered Parking


From Effingham, IL:

  • Head east on W Fayette Ave toward S 5th St
  • Gateway Storage – Effingham will be on the right

From Montrose, IL:

  • Head south on County Rd 2300 E/Spring Creek Rd toward National Rd
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto US-40 W/National Rd
  • Gateway Storage – Effingham will be on the left

From Teutopolis, IL:

  • Head south on N Garrett St toward E Main St
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto US-40 W/E Main St
  • Gateway Storage – Effingham will be on the left

From Funkhouse, IL:

  • Head south on N 960th St toward US-40 E
  • Turn left onto US-40 E
  • Turn right onto W Fayette Ave
  • Gateway Storage – Effingham will be on the right

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Use the form below to send us your self storage questions right to our inbox. Be sure to check out our FAQ page to learn more about our facility and its features. We look forward to answering your questions and getting to assist with your storage needs. 

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Referral Program 

Refer your friends and get rewarded! When you refer a friend or family member to Gateway Storage provide us with their name, email, and phone number. Once your referral has signed their lease you will be rewarded $50. Be sure to fill out the form below!

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About Gateway Storage

Providing the greater Saint Louis Metro East with affordable self storage options is Gateway Storage. We offer a secure, drive-up accessible space in the communities of Belleville, Dupo, Cahokia, East Carondelet, Columbia, Waterloo, Fairview Heights, Millstadt, Valmeyer, Scott AFB, O’Fallon, and Swansea, Illinois and Mehlville, St. Louis, and Oakville, Missouri and we are proud to be a family owned facility.  

Contact our team to learn more about our variety of unit sizes, 24-hour access, and online bill pay options. Our facilities are in several communities such as Dupo right off Route 3, Belleville locations are off major thoroughfares like Route 15, Highway 161, Highway 177, and fairly close to Interstate 64, and our Columbia location is right off Main Street in the heart of downtown Columbia.  

Don’t wait until your house is overwhelmed with belongings or your closets are overflowing, call our team now and we’ll schedule an appointment to show you around the property!

Gateway Storage is an independent, family-owned and operated facility, and is affiliated with The Storage Mall. Click here for more information.


Below are some common questions we hear from our customers about our facilities and renting a self storage unit. If you have further questions fill out the form on our Contact Us page or call our office during business hours. 

Where is Gateway Storage Located?

Gateway Storage serves several communities. Our locations are in St. Louis Metro East, three locations in Belleville, Rolla and Columbia, Missouri and Dupo, Columbia, Effingham, Illinois. We have locations in the St. Louis metro east. Find and learn more about our locations by checking out facility details!

What are your office hours? 

Our locations have a variety of office hours, you can check the location specific page here to see what your local facilities office hours are. 

Monday Friday 9 am – 4 pm 

Saturday 9 am – 1 pm 

Sunday Closed

You can reach us by phone for questions, to make a reservation, or even to rent a unit online. 

When can I access my unit? 

Gateway Storage has 24 hour access at most locations, at these facilities you are able to access your belongings whenever is best for you. Check the individual location pages for the access hours of your facility. 

What features can I expect from Gateway Storage?

Safety and security will play a large role in your selection of a self storage facility. At Gateway Storage we offer individually secured units, a system of surveillance cameras and fenced perimeters at most facilities. If you have questions or would like to know what your specific facility offers, call our office and speak with a storage expert today!.

What are my payment options?

We offer a convenient online bill pay option, making it easy to pay your bill from just about anywhere. Now you can use your phone, tablet, or personal computer to pay your bill from home or on the go!  You can also pay over the phone, in person, or place your payment in the drop boxes at the facility.

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Storage Units in Missouri and Illinois

With premier facilities throughout Illinois and Missouri, Gateway Storage is the best place to accommodate your storage needs if you live in the area. Whether you’re moving, renovating, decluttering, or simply need some extra space, Gateway Storage has the perfect storage unit or parking space to help you successfully complete your project. 

Self Storage Near You 

At Gateway Storage we know it will take more than a convenient location to make you at ease with your self storage facility. We strive to provide our customers with a readily available team, secure facilities, and local owners.  We want to meet you, our neighbors, and show you the difference of storing with a local family!

If you are near Columbia, Dupo, Rolla, or Belleville – Royal Heights Gateway Storage facility we can help you reserve your rental truck with U-haul. Call today to schedule your facility tour and we will help find the perfect storage solution for you!

Features & Amenities

Every storage feature is designed from scratch against standards forged from years of experience in the self storage industry. The result is a high quality consistent customer experience you can count on.

Call Center
Fenced & Gated
Ground Floor
Online Bill Pay
RV Car & Boat Parking
Security Cameras
Temperature Controlled

What Our Customers Are Saying

I had many questions and the management put me at ease with their answers. Was grateful for the communication.

Natalie Chapple

I appreciate having such a clean facility for me to store my belongings. Thank you for taking such good care of your property.

Michelle McKee

Great place to keep your valuables and stuff safe.. no mold or overheating.. great people to deal with.