8 Reasons to Love Moving to Midland, Texas

Moving to Midland TX

Midland is located in the western southern plains of Texas, but don’t make the mistake of thinking it’s just another city in the middle of nowhere. On the contrary, Midland is known for its small-city charm and big-city choices. It offers a diverse mix of entertainment, employment, and lifestyle opportunities, and it seems that everyone,
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Popular New Year’s Resolutions: Celebrate National Get Organized Month

National Get Organized Month

Clutter happens, often for good reasons, such as a new baby, a death in the family, a move or any other event that throws life out of balance. The New Year is a good time to hit the reset button, and since January is National Get Organized Month why not learn how to organize and
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3 Reasons Self Storage Makes Christmas Easy

Self Storage Makes Christmas Easy

Whether you decided to opt out of the Black Friday madness this year or to jump in with both feet the big question remains—is there a way to simplify Christmas? We think so. Renting a storage unit during the holidays can certainly alleviate the stress created by not having enough space in your home to
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Christmas Shopping in River North Chicago

Christmas Shopping River North Chicago

Have you been procrastinating your Holiday shopping? Don’t panic yet. Chicago has some of the best Christmas shopping destinations in the Midwest. It is an exciting place to be any time of the year, but at Christmas, the sky is the limit in Chicago. Get ready to bundle up because you can watch the Magnificent
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Car Storage: How to Prep your Vehicle

Car Storage provided by Metro Self Storage

Is your car like a second home? For many people, the answer is a resounding yes. Our cars are the place we can practice singing like Adele or croon like Chris Martin. Cars also serve as a respite from the kids, the hustle and bustle of work, and if the volume on the radio is
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Home Organizing Tips for the Holidays

Home Organizing Tips for Holidays

If you Google “Home Organizing Tips for the Holidays,” in exactly 0.37 seconds you will get 101,000 results. Two questions immediately come to mind: Where does one possibly begin, and aren’t the holidays already stressful enough? There are probably at least 50 organizing tips for every room in your house, and at that rate you
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How Sheepshead Bay Self Storage Makes Living in Brooklyn, NY Easy

How Sheepshead Bay Self Storage Makes Living in Brooklyn, NY Easy

Big city apartments are usually high on costs and short on space, especially in terms of storage space such as closets and cabinets. The trend towards smaller apartments in New York is growing so rapidly that modular micro-apartments ranging anywhere from 260 to 360 square feet are now being prefabricated in Brooklyn, NY. A 45-minute
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Holiday Gift Hiding Ideas – How Self Storage Can Help

Holiday Storage Ideas

Is it really that time of year again? Yes! Christmas is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to figure out where to shop and what gifts to give. As the bags and boxes start piling up, you might start wondering how and where to hide them from prying eyes and fingers. The
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The Zombie Apocalypse: Self Storage Can Save Your Life!

Zombie Apocalypse

We’ve all seen at least one zombie apocalypse movie about the undead taking over the world. However, unlike aliens, who come from outer space, where zombies originate remains a mystery as does why the zombie brain has only one program running: Eat! Eat! Eat! Are you looking for ways to survive this Halloween’s Zombie apocalypse?
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Why Retirees are Moving to Sarasota, Florida

Moving to Sarasota Florida

What do the beach, ballet, and baseball all have in common? We’ll give you a hint … with sunsets that last forever and sugar sand beaches this Garden State city is a popular destination for tourists and retirees alike. Are thinking about moving to Sarasota, Florida? We thought so. Whether you are a snowbird researching
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Keeping Spiderman and Other Pests Out of Your Storage Unit

Storage Unit Pest Control Spiderman

Battling unwelcome insects and rodents in your living space is one thing—you are there to wage war on a daily basis. However, preventing rodent and pest infestations in your storage unit takes special care and consideration. The most popular type of items people put into storage is furniture. Think overstuffed sofas, plush recliners, mattresses, and
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How to Prepare Your RV for Storage in Chicago

Winterizing RV for Chicago Storage

Get Ready! Winter in Chicago is On its Way Winterizing your RV for the winter is just the tip of the iceberg. If you are moving to or live in a colder part of the country like moving to Minneapolis or moving to Chicago find a suitable winter home for your vehicle before the mercury really starts to
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A Glimpse Inside Metro Self Storage

Metro Self Storage

September is Shameless Promotion Month: Who Could Resist? Did you know that September has more nationally designated holidays than it has days in the month? It appears there is reason to celebrate for everyone; Backpack America Safety, Healthy Aging, and Shameless Promotion Month are just a few examples. We decided to have some fun with
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8 Unusual Things to do with Cardboard Moving Boxes

Kid Sitting in Cardboard Moving Box Airplane Title

There are more than 101 things to do with cardboard boxes, and besides building an actual skyscraper or luxury ocean liner, almost anything can be made out of a moving box. From napkin rings and picture frames to castles, airplanes, and rocket ships, it would appear that when it comes to cardboard, inventions range from
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Moving to Philadelphia Suburbs & Delaware Valley

Moving To Philadelphia Suburbs

10 Fun Facts You Should Know When it comes to deciding what to do and see in Philadelphia, there is no shortage of options. Take the stress out of your move to the Philadelphia Suburbs and have fun in Delaware Valley. It’s the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. With a rich heritage
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Declutter Your Student Storage Before Moving Back Into Your Dorm

Declutter Student Storage Title

Taming a dorm full of clutter can be a daunting task. But decluttering a storage unit isn’t nearly so intimidating. Just think of it like you would a closet. Anyone can handle a closet, right? Besides, after being away from the things that you didn’t think you could live without last semester, you might now
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5 Things That Need Climate Controlled Storage

Climate Controlled for electronics

It’s not just high temperatures that you have to worry about when planning to store valuable business and household items, but also moisture and humidity. While most self storage companies offer slightly higher storage unit rates for climate controlled storage features, keeping your belongings from sustaining damage due to high temperatures, humidity, or freezing conditions
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How to Pack a Moving Truck: Use Your Head, Save Your Back

Packing a Moving Truck

Moving day is not only stressful, but it’s also downright physically demanding. Especially if you’ve signed up for a DIY move that requires you do all the heavy lifting. Bending over to pick up and lift moving boxes for hours at a time is not your back’s idea of a good time (and probably not
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Moving to West Chicago, IL: 7 Things You Need to Know

West Chicago, IL Metra Train

Located 30 miles due west of downtown Chicago in DuPage County, the City of West Chicago has a rich history. It was created when three railroads came together in the area. Manufacturing jobs, eating houses, and hotels for travelers soon sprang up because so many trains met at this juncture. Most of the residents were
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6 Tips for Choosing a Moving Company

Choosing Moving Company

Did you know that the average American will move approximately 12 times during his or her lifetime? No matter the amount of stress and hassle moving to a new home creates, people are willing to do it. Usually, it’s because we need more space, got a new job, or are downsizing.   Whatever the reason
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