3 Reasons Why People Love Moving to Corpus Christi, TX

Moving to Corpus Christi, TX

Moving away can be sad and stressful. When you move somewhere awesome, though, the change is much easier. Instead of being a source of anxiety, a move can be the most exciting event of the year. Corpus Christi is a place you can be excited to move to. It combines Texan charm with a beautiful
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Top 5 Tips for DIY Home Storage

DIY Home Storage Tips

Spring cleaning (or a visit from an outspoken friend or relative) can inspire you to finally get everything organized and stored properly. While self storage is a great option for some, you may also decide to find enough space for home storage without ever leaving the hosue. If you choose to “do it yourself,” keep
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Self Storage Makes St. Patrick’s Day More Fun

Self Storage Makes St Patricks Day More Fun

  Even though self storage as a useful place to keep things while moving or living in a small apartment, it comes in handy during the holidays too. Self storage makes St. Patrick’s Day more fun by giving party planners the extra space they need for things like tables, chairs, decorations, and more! 1. Storing Party
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Garage Storage Made Easy | Moving and Organizing Advice

garage storage - monkey bar shelving

  Is your car ready to take back its rightful spot in the garage? Our garage storage made easy tips can help you do just that. Every neighborhood has at least one garage that looks organized by someone suffering from OCD, a cross between a hospital operating room and a home improvement store ad. However, truth
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Why People Love Moving to El Paso, Texas

    Are you thinking about moving to El Paso, Texas? The sixth-largest city in Texas and locally known as “Sun City” due to 297 days of sunshine, El Paso has a lot to offer current and new residents alike. From leading universities and the world’s largest military base to a thriving economy and restaurants
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Ease Valentine’s Day Stress with Self Storage

Self Storage eases Valentines Day

Are you wondering how to have a stress-free Valentine’s Day? Is that even possible? If you are single, then Valentine’s Day could be anything from empowering to a major downer. If you are in a new relationship, and nobody has said, “I love you” yet, things could get awkward. But for anyone in a relationship between the first kiss
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Home Organization: How to Downsize Your Possessions

Home Organization

Have you ever really thought about how clutter accumulates in your home? We all have things that we cherish like a set of favorite golf clubs or a comfortable chair for binge-watching TV. But let’s face it, we own a wide variety of objects that often have a powerful grip on our psyche.

8 Reasons to Love Moving to Midland Texas

Moving to Midland TX

  Are you looking for small-city charm with big-city choices? Then moving to Midland Texas might be the right choice for you. Midland offers a diverse mix of entertainment, employment, and lifestyle opportunities. seems that everyone, from young professionals and growing It seems that everyone, from Millenials to Baby Boomers and everyone in between (think
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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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Hiding Christmas Presents is Easy with Metro Self Storage

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
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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

If the cars in your family start to outnumber the spaces in your garage, and you need to find additional parking, look for desirable car storage options before parking your extra car at the nearest self storage facility.

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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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’s brain has only one program running: Eat! Eat! Eat! Are you looking for ways to survive this Halloween’s Zombie
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Why Retirees Love Moving to Sarasota, Florida

Retired couple strolling the beach in Sarasota

  Are thinking about 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. We thought so. Whether you are a snowbird
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How to Keep 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, keeping spiders and other pests out of 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,
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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 Short History and Glimpse Inside Family Owned and Operated Metro Self Storage

  Metro Self Storage got its start when Karl Nagel pioneered self storage in Illinois back in 1973. Fast forward 42 years later and Karl’s two sons are continuing the family tradition to develop convenient, reliable, and secure storage facilities throughout the country. The family and its employees have worked diligently to build the company,
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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
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