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New Mount Laurel Storage Facility Opening in Time for The Holidays

When it comes to hiding Christmas presents in Mount Laurel, Metro Self Storage has you covered. Our new, state-of-the-art storage facility is open just in time for the holidays. And, if you need long-term storage, you’ll love knowing that we’re offering grand opening storage specials that are hard to beat! The holidays are all about joy, laughter, and the season of giving and gratitude. However, there is little argument that Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busiest time of year for many of us.  One of the most common traditions is to keep your thoughtful presents hidden away from prying eyes.  […]

By |2019-11-17T15:17:17-04:00November 17th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

5 Renovation Trends to Make During Winter in Texas

You can take advantage of Texas home renovation trends almost all year long in the Lone Star State. Why? Because not all winters are created equal. Particularly winters in Texas, which are different from the snow-filled and chilly season Northerners are accustom to. While winter is, for much of the country, a time to hunker down, slow down, and stay out of the elements, winters in Texas tend to be mild and dry. For these reasons and more, winter is the perfect time to renovate your home in Texas. […]

By |2019-11-17T11:42:21-04:00November 10th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

5 of the Most Stylish Home Building Trends in Atlanta, Georgia

Homebuilding trends come and go and some even swing right back around if given enough time. The tastes of Atlanta Metro are no different. Yet, home buyers and home builders are more sophisticated than ever—they enter the market with more knowledge and higher expectations than their parents and grandparents ever had. […]

By |2020-05-15T18:41:42-04:00October 27th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

How to Keep Spiderman and Other Pests Out of Your Storage Unit

  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, mattresses, and grandmas antique kitchen table. It is a little creepy to think the things we take out of our homes and put into storage can then become home to pesky little creatures such as mice, cockroaches, ants, and spiders. The most popular type of items people put into storage is furniture. Think overstuffed sofas, plush recliners, mattresses, and grandmas antique kitchen table. So it [...]

By |2019-11-17T11:48:35-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Storage Tips|

Why Franklin, Tennessee Is One of America’s Top Places to Live

Known as America's favorite Main Street, downtown Franklin is a vibrant blend of historic brick buildings and modern amenities. Located only 21-miles from Nashville, it's no wonder people love moving to Franklin, Tennessee. The city draws newcomers and tourists alike because of National media attention for its charm and celebrated history. Whether you are looking to ditch big-city life for the suburbs or moving to Franklin for employment, you're probably asking a lot of questions. What is the cost of living in Franklin? Does Franklin have good schools? What is the weather like? We understand the questions and challenges that come with moving. So here is a guide with some helpful information to get you on your way. A City [...]

By |2019-09-28T12:43:26-04:00September 28th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Salvaging Household Items After a Tropical Storm

Preparing for a hurricane is no easy feat. Especially if you have multiple family members, beloved pets, or both in your care. Most recently, Tropical Storm Imelda caught everyone by surprise with its speed and ferocity in making landfall putting 6-million at risk for flooding and property damage.  In the rush of any evacuation whether it be fire or flood, ensuring everyone can make it to safety is a priority. It's entirely understandable when valued objects and sadly, even when pets sometimes get left behind. Before salvaging household items, the most important thing to remember is to make your safety a priority when returning after a hurricane to clean and empty out your home. While many things will disappear as [...]

By |2019-09-22T17:17:37-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

Tips for Selling Your Home in Doylestown, PA

If you’re wanting to sell a home in Doylestown, PA, you’re in luck: the housing market in the town is great for sellers right now! According to Redfin, the housing market in Doylestown, PA is “very competitive.” Most homes sell in about two weeks, and especially popular homes sell within a few days. However, a competitive housing market doesn’t guarantee you’ll get the selling price you’re hoping for. To make your home stand out and attract the most buyers, as well as the highest price, be sure to follow these 5 reliable selling tips. 5 Essential Tips for Home Sellers in Doylestown, PA Make your home look beautiful This tip may seem obvious, yet it’s often overlooked or underappreciated. Most [...]

By |2020-06-22T22:41:56-04:00September 8th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Sort. Purge. Assign. Containerize. Equalize. SPACE Offers a Winning Formula to Get and Stay Organized

Are you chronically disorganized or do you live life disorder-free? Few of us land on either extreme. No matter where you fall on the spectrum, research tells us that keeping our lives clutter-free and organized increases both happiness and productivity. For more than 25 years, author and professional organizer, Julie Morgenstern has been helping people create their own systems for managing their time and space. Morgenstern first appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show where she introduced the world to –  S P A C E – an acronym to simplify the approach to decluttering our homes and home offices. […]

By |2019-08-18T16:01:43-04:00August 18th, 2019|Organizing Advice|

The Ultimate Guide to Moving to Franklin, Tennessee

Every so often, the upheaval of a big move rears its head in our lives. While the idea of packing up and moving to an unfamiliar town can be anxiety-inducing, it doesn't have to be. The truth is, the act of moving is never an enjoyable experience, but you can minimize the stress and make the most of it through careful planning. And moving to Franklin, Tennessee is the kind of life decision that'll pay out tenfold for you—it's a historic town with 19th-century charm and plenty of stories to tell. Founded in 1799, Franklin, Tennessee is typical of that old-fashioned and small Southern town. Its quaint downtown is situated only 21 miles from Nashville, making it a cost-effective place [...]

By |2019-08-18T15:29:12-04:00August 10th, 2019|Moving & Traveling|
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