Metro Self Storage Opens Brand New Chadds Ford Storage Facility

architectural rendering of brand new climate controlled storage facility in Chadds Ford, PA

  Metro Self Storage is pleased to announce the opening of our Chadds Ford storage facility conveniently located on Wilmington West Chester Pike (U.S. Route 202). The beautiful climate-controlled storage building is the newest member of the Metro family of friendly storage facilities located throughout Pennsylvania.  Highlighted features for your ease and convenience include interior
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Storage Unit Sizes: How to Choose the Right Sized Unit Every Time

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  Even though storage unit sizes are standardized, most people wing it when choosing a self storage unit for the first time. Naturally, this usually results in renting (and therefore paying for) more space than they need. Even so, budget crashing disasters are avoided every day at Metro Self Storage thanks to our highly trained
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Clean Out Your Closets and Donate to These Chicago Organizations

  The turn of the seasons is an ideal time to reevaluate your closet and its contents. Did an entire summer pass by without wearing your orange swimsuit? Or that floppy straw hat you’ve had since you were in college? Or maybe your style preferences have changed, so you don’t like or wear certain items
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Fort Worth Storage for Military Personnel and Families

Happy Hispanic Military Family

  New base assignments and tours of duty often require active military members to move frequently. For military personnel stationed in Texas, Fort Worth provides a lower cost of living than bases located near more expensive cities. If you’re moving to a high cost of living assignment, renting a Fort Worth storage is probably going
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Is 24-Hour Access Storage Right for You?

  A wide variety of businesses and individuals use 24-hour access storage units to expand their storage space. But why do they choose to have 24-hour access over regular working hours? Is the extra cost worthwhile?

Moving to Illinois? These Chicago Moving Companies Have You Covered

  According to Consumer Reports, one of the best ways to ensure your move is successful is to hire a local moving company. We couldn’t agree more. Chicago moving companies offer a wide range of services making it easier to find the right one for your situation. If you hire a moving company based in
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Why Millennials Love Living in Wichita | Metro Self Storage

  New research shows that when Millennials aren’t shelling out a sizable sum for avocado toast, they’re moving to smaller, affordable cities like Wichita, Kansas. According to a recent article in the New York Times, the flow of young professionals to large Urban cities appears to be flattening.  While it will take more time to figure
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7 Tips for Prepping Your Vehicle for Long-Term Storage

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  Summer has come and gone in almost a blink of an eye. All that time spent driving classic cars, RVs, and motorcycles in summer breezes along windy backroads is gone. But certainly not forgotten. Now is the time to start prepping your vehicle for long-term storage.

4 Tips and Tricks for Awesome Toy Storage

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  Toy storage tips and tricks can save a parent’s sanity. They help cut down on clutter and can prevent problems like lost toys, crying children, or an overflowing toy closet. With the right storage ideas, you can transform a play area from being a chaotic no-go zone into a fun place for everyone. Ready
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6 Quick and Easy Moving Day Meals for Vegetarians

  How to prepare healthy food on moving day is probably not the first thing on your mind in the midst of packing up your home. Even if you have an empty kitchen you still need to fill up. Whether it’s a warming soup or something cool and crunchy, these plant-based recipes are good to
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What Plants Improve Indoor Air Quality?

the best air cleaning plants include ones like this fern

  Indoor plants are a great addition to any home but the best air cleaning plants can offer healthy benefits for you and your family. Besides releasing fresh oxygen into the air, these special plants can absorb toxic chemicals floating in the air,

7 Reasons to Choose Metro Self Storage

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  When it comes to choosing a self storage facility, how do you decide? It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the choices around you. How do you know which is right for you? At Metro Self Storage, we simplify your storage experience. Our professionally trained Property Managers are on site at every location to
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The Best RV Storage Operators Make Vehicle Storage Easy

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  Boats and RVs are great for traveling on America’s endless highways and scenic byways. However, finding a place to park oversized vehicles in between trips can be a challenge. That’s why the best RV storage operators in the country recognize the need to provide options for storing recreational vehicles such as boats, campers, motorhomes,
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Metro Self Storage Opens Brand New North Plainfield Storage Facility

New North Plainfield Storage Center

  Would you like to keep your valued possessions at a New North Plainfield Storage Facility in New Jersey? Metro’s newly constructed North Plainfield storage facility on Route 22 is now open and accepting reservations for temperature-controlled storage units. These are ideal for storing your personal, household, recreational, and business items. The new, five-story climate-controlled
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The History of the City of Amarillo | How Route 66 Shaped One of America’s Most Iconic Towns

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  It’s impossible to talk about the history of the city of Amarillo without highlighting Route 66. Texas is the only state along Route 66 with just one major city along the historically significant route. That city is, of course, Amarillo. Located in the heart of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo once embodied the essence of
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How Millennials Meet People and Make New Friends When Relocating for Work

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  How millennials make new friends after a move is a lot like dating. Sometimes, it’s easy and natural, but most of the time, it’s difficult, awkward, and fraught with uncertainty. Millennials are waiting longer to get married, shy away from buying a home, and switch jobs every two to three years. Like their phones, millennials
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More Americans are Remodeling to Age in Place Instead of Moving to Downsize

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  Once the kids go off to college, most people will start thinking about downsizing. While it may seem a little early to think about what life will be like post-retirement, the home you live in today will impact your options years down the road. As you get close to post-retirement, your tasked with making
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Do’s and Don’ts of Refurbishing a Historic Home in Knoxville, TN

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  Knoxville, Tennessee is an area rich with history and beautiful homes; it’s why refurbishing a historic home in Knoxville is a trend gaining in popularity. From its beginnings as a jewel on the bridge from the east to the Midwest to its role in the Civil War, and now its present-day status as one of
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Metro Self Storage Opens Brand New Naperville Storage Facility

Metro Self Storage opens brand new Naperville storage facility near Chicago

  Illinois-based Metro Self Storage is pleased to announce the grand opening of our brand new Naperville Storage facility on N. Aurora Road. Unique to the area, this ground-level storage center offers the ultimate in convenience to nearby residents and business owners looking for climate-controlled storage units.   As an early pioneer of self storage,
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New Addison Self Storage Facility | Metro Self Storage Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Metro Self Storage in Addison, IL grand opening and ribbon cutting party

  You’re invited to join the festivities with your friends and neighbors! Metro Self Storage Ribbon Cutting Party in Addison, IL Metro is pleased to announce a ribbon-cutting to celebrate our new Addison self storage facility located on West Lake Street. With easy access from I-355, everyone is welcome to stop by for tours of
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