7 Reasons Why Millennials are Choosing to Move Back Home

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  Millennials are choosing to move back home with their parents more than previous generations. But why are millennials struggling to get their own home? A lot comes down to the Great Recession, which hit when millennials were just starting their careers. Though the economy has now recovered, the Great Recession had a long-term impact
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Philadelphia Business Owners: Getting Organized in 2019

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Haley Kaiser   In a city as historic as Philadelphia, being organized is a must. Organize the lines, the tourists and tours, and everything involved in visiting such a great city. The businesses that dot the capital also need to be on top of their game, and what better way to make 2019 the year
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Important Records and Patient Medical Files Storage

  Medical records are crucial to managing our health. Many of us take them for granted but part of being a medical professional is understanding how to store healthcare files—both in the short- and long-term. Medical records are required to bill insurance companies and they also play a role when unplanned things happen in a
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Self Storage Facilities Makes it Easier to Live in a Big City

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  The two most popular reasons people choose to live in big cities like Chicago or Atlanta are for career opportunities and lifestyle. From tiny apartments to historic homes, self storage can make it easier and cheaper to live in a big city. How? It all comes down to price per square foot. Whether you’re
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How Storage Lockers Help Brooklyn Contractors and Tradespeople

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  If you are one of the many Brooklyn contractors helping to keep our city beautiful and livable, we want to begin by saying thank you! You most likely have many valuable tools and other types of equipment that you need regularly. Building and remodeling in a big city like Brooklyn are both rewarding and
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Things You Need to Travel Light on a Tampa Getaway

Guest blogger: Zack Davisson Florida and Tampa’s weather is pretty well documented: Tampa is at least moderately warm throughout the entire year although warm rainstorms are likely. So, packing light for a getaway trip to the Sunshine State shouldn’t be too hard, right? The usual necessities of a pair of flip-flops, breathable t-shirts, shorts instead
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Winter Organizing Tips | 5 Cleaning and Decluttering Ideas for Your Home (and Life)

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  Whether you’re snowed in or feeling blue because of the winter darkness, it’s time for some tidying up with winter organizing tips! Getting organized can help lift your mood and make your everyday life easier. One of the most common resolutions we make at the beginning of the year to declutter and organize. If
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How to Combine Two Households Harmoniously after Marriage

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  So, you and your newlywed are moving into together—the wedding went off without a hitch and the honeymoon romantic. Now what? From agreeing on home decor to divvying up household chores, merging two lives can be a challenge. Most agree money can add to the difficulty too. Even so, experts agree on some basic
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5 Easy Ways to Beat the Winter Blues in Chicago

  To best way to beat the winter blues in Chicago is to find something that brings you joy. Fortunately, there are a lot of fun activities that can bring happiness and a sense of adventure into your life in the Windy City. You just need to get out and experience the city! Even if
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4 Lesser Known Chicago-Area Museums to Explore this Weekend

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  Everyone knows about the top museums in any major city. You probably already know about the Field Museum or the Art Institute of Chicago. But just a few steps off the beaten path are lesser known Chicago-area museums just waiting for you to discover. They hold educational and entertaining exhibits on a variety of
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5 Ways to Use Self Storage that Will Simplify Your Life

  Self storage is useful for so many situations, and it would be hard to imagine what they all are! Even so, that doesn’t stop us from trying. This blog is dedicated to helping our visitors understand how self storage can help make life more manageable during life transitions such as moving, selling a home,
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Make Holiday Decoration Storage Easy with Metro Self Storage in Brooklyn

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  The guests have all gone home and you’re facing New Year’s resolutions with an optimistic attitude. But you still have to pack up all the holiday decorations. That’s no small task. We totally get it. That’s why you can make the job a lot less stressful by storing your holiday decorations in storage lockers
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Five Family-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

  The best family-friendly New Year’s resolutions are those that create more fun, laughter, and love in the family. Some resolutions, like eating more healthfully, sound good on paper but tend to fail because they lack this “fun” factor. As a result, they become a burden which can cause conflict, guilt, or stress in the
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Super Easy Ways To Declutter After The Holidays

  We all know Christmas can be a little chaotic, and with the addition of new toys, gadgets, and other goodies, your home can start to feel cluttered and disorganized. Now is the perfect time to purge the old and make room for the New Year. Why not donate the things you no longer need
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How to Hide Big (and Small) Christmas Presents from Clever Kids

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  Knowing where and how to hide Christmas presents can be difficult if you have smart kids. They’re sharp enough to pick up on little clues, and they have enough time during the holidays to snoop out any poorly hidden gifts. Figuring out how to hide big Christmas presents from these dedicated, clever kids gets
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Top 5 Winter Hiking Destinations in the Tampa Bay Area

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  Winter is a great time of year to travel to Florida. Whether escaping snow or rainy weather, tourists flock to the Gulf Coast of Florida in search of sunshine and beautiful beaches. The Tampa Bay Area offers plenty of activities for the outdoor enthusiast too. So when you’ve had enough of sand n’ surf,
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Cheap Brooklyn Storage Lockers Just in Time for the Holidays

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  Holidays are in full swing. Whether you need to make room for Aunt Bessie or hide Christmas presents from that special someone, we can help. Just in time for the holidays are cheap Brooklyn storage lockers to rent with Metro Self Storage.

Gift Ideas for Your Dog Anytime of Year (But Especially at Christmas)

  We totally get it—the idea of buying your pooch a gift for Christmas or Hanukkah is not silly. According to a survey reported by Pet Age, 95% of dog owners buy Christmas gifts for their furry friends. So we’ve compiled a handy list of gift ideas for your dog. 

Your FAQs About Self Storage Answered

Metro Self Storage newly built Addison, Illinois Indoor Climate Controlled Facility

Metro Self Storage New Addison, Illinois Indoor Climate Controlled Facility   If you’re new to self storage or need help figuring out whether or not your life transition can be made easier with self storage, you probably have questions. How much does self storage cost? Are self storage facilities really secure? Should I rent a
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Metro Self Storage Opens New Lincolnshire Buffalo Grove Storage Facility

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  Illinois-based Metro Self Storage announces the grand opening of our newly built storage facility in the northwest Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove. Local residents and businesses will find new storage options located at 847 Deerfield Parkway, near Busch Parkway. Choose from 850 brand new climate-controlled storage units in our state-of-the-art and climate-controlled storage facility.
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