Create Moving Box Masterpieces | Fun, Affordable Entertainment For All

  Just build it, and they will come! Which is exactly what happens if you end up building with a large moving box. Youth and science organizations have caught on to the universal appeal of playing with cardboard moving boxes, and are engaging kids of all ages to create cardboard masterpieces that include everything from
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RV History | Fun Facts About One of America’s Greatest Icons

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  When it comes to RV history, there was the Hunt Housecar, the Model ‘T’ Telescope Apartment, and the Kozy Kamp Tent Trailer that created America’s fascination for luxury camping. Decades later, RVs captivated American audiences in big Hollywood films like “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” that brought gut-busting laughter to movie goers around the globe.
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How To Combine Two Households Harmoniously

  You Googled tirelessly searching for romantic Valentine’s Day ideas, and no doubt found a plethora of ways to pop the big question. You might have even come across the wedding opportunity of the century … to get married at the world-famous 86th floor Observatory of the Empire State Building. However, whether or not you
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How Much Does Chicago Self Storage Cost?

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Moving? We’ve got some money saving ideas for you Chicago is a city of superlatives. It is the home of the world’s first 15-story Ferris wheel, best deep dish pizza, busiest airport, highest steeple, and if you exclude the Pentagon, the largest building. As the third most populated city in the country, it’s no wonder
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5 Tips To Survive And Thrive When Your Parents Move In

  Helping your parents downsize for a move into a nursing home or an assisted living facility requires hours of research and can be fraught with some tough choices. But what happens if mom and dad are moving in with you? More than likely, you will be faced with the dilemma of what to do
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3 Time Saving Post-Holiday Tips to Declutter Any Home

  The decorations are put away, and the new diet has begun. With a renewed commitment to the gym and perhaps a few moments to reflect on the past 12 months, January is the time of year to make that infamous list called “New Year’s Resolutions.” Even if you don’t believe in resetting your resolutions
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The Million Dollar Self Storage Question: What Size Do I Need?

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It’s a question we’ve all asked experts, even perfect strangers, and ourselves. From carry on suitcases and skis to mountain bikes, moving trucks, and yes, even self storage—What Size Do I Need?—is usually the first question that comes to mind. Finding the correct answer practically guarantees you’ll save time and money. If you start out
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The Top 5 Reasons Metro Self Storage in Deerfield Will Make You Happy

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  What should your athletic club, bank, and favorite coffee shop all have in common? Ideally, they’re conveniently located to work with your schedule. Because everyone knows the keys to happiness are money, muscles, and coffee, right? Seriously though, while there are scientifically proven ways to be incredibly happy, Metro Self Storage understands what you
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5 Fun Things to do with Moving Boxes After the Move

After all the expenses and hard work of orchestrating a move, are you ready for a little fun? How about something that gives your pocketbook a break? Before getting rid of that pile of moving boxes in the corner of your family room get in touch with your inner child, and give the kids something
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What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled vs. Non-Climate Controlled Storage Units?

  Deciding between climate controlled and non-climate controlled storage units is easier when you answer these three questions: 1. What items are you planning to store? 2. How long do you plan to store these items? 3. Is your storage location in a region with extreme temperatures?   I recently put everything I owned into
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Do you need Self Storage Tenant Insurance?

What would you do if the unimaginable happened to your worldly possessions? Whether you own a home or rent, insuring the things you own is a wise choice. Most folks wouldn’t dream of driving a car without car insurance, but recent surveys by InsuranceQuotes.com found only one-third of those leasing their home or apartment have
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How Much Does Self Storage Cost in Largo, Florida?

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  Have you ever found yourself asking “Where are the cheapest storage units near me?” In today’s economic environment most everyone likes to save a buck whenever possible and looking for the cheapest self storage options in Largo, FL is no exception. Besides, with so many beautiful beaches and fun things to do in Largo,
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Moving to Largo, Florida? Choose the Best Storage Facility for Your Belongings

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  There are many reasons to relocate. If your reason to move is a case of location-based chronic boredom, then moving to Largo, Florida will surely cure what ails you. Largo is centrally located near the best of what Pinellas County offers, so there is never a shortage of interesting things to do. No matter
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Metro’s Referral Rewards Program

10 Ideas to Spend Your Reward Bonus Savings Do you enjoy an evening out, or a relaxing afternoon doing something you love? Metro Self Storage® can help you have a fun experience with our Referral Rewards Program.  Simply refer a friend or family member who rents a unit from us, and we give you a
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5 Reasons Using Self Storage While Moving Can Save Your Life

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Ahh, Spring! Finally, the long, cold winter is slowly fading away…the days become warmer…the days grow longer…flowers begin to bloom and a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of…moving. Moving? Well, yes moving (amongst other things). Each year an estimated 43 million Americans relocate, and nearly half of those moves occur in the summer between
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