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How to Live Life Like a Wanderlust this Weekend

A wanderlust is someone who travels All. Of. The. Time. For those most afflicted, planning the next adventure begins immediately after returning from the last one. And, while the outdoorsy and brave wanderlust will have no fear toward foreign fare or critters (the former often includes the latter), a well-off wanderlust might prefer the comforts of a 4- or 5-star hotel. Even though closed borders and travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic have put a serious damper on many a wanderlust, we’ve got some ideas. […]

By |2020-05-22T21:09:44-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Family Life, Moving & Traveling|

How Storage Can Help Small Businesses Facing Coronavirus Challenges

Though it may not be the first thing a business owner thinks of, self storage can help solve some of the challenges that are affecting small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Now more than ever, businesses need a bottom-line friendly approach to shifting their space requirements. We believe one of the most important features our storage facilities can offer business owners and operators during these unpredictable and sometimes painful times, is the compassionate and experienced storage teams who operate our facilities. […]

By |2020-05-18T10:23:48-04:00May 17th, 2020|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

Moving During the Coronavirus Pandemic? Here are Some Important Considerations

The coronavirus has detoured many people’s dreams of moving. For many of us, moving to a new city represents a new job or relationship or maybe a fresh start. Then everything changed. The good news is that real estate is considered an essential business. So whether you found an ideally located apartment with awesome amenities like a Chicago-style hot dog or two-dollar slice of pizza stand just down the street, or a pet-friendly home, your dreams may still come true.  […]

By |2020-05-15T18:06:28-04:00May 12th, 2020|Moving & Traveling, Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

A Stress-free Guide to Moving to Tampa

In recent statistics published by the United States Census, close to 14% or approximately 40 million people move out of state or in-between states at least once in a year. The majority of the movement shows people relocating within cities, in search of warmer climates, better job opportunities, and affordable living spaces. Tampa, Florida is one of the top cities that experience an influx of people moving from another state. […]

By |2020-05-14T11:44:06-04:00May 7th, 2020|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Contact-Free Student Storage Units Give Students and Parents Peace of Mind

The University of Tennessee is one of the many colleges and universities that made a quick pivot to slow the spread of COVID-19 by offering their classes online. Whether you’re a UT student or faculty member who was fortunate enough to get home while it was still safe to travel or are sheltering-in-pace in your dorm room, we hope that everyone remains safe, healthy, and strong. […]

By |2020-05-01T17:56:09-04:00May 1st, 2020|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Before the coronavirus pandemic, which has pushed millions to work from home, the number of remote workers in the U.S. was already increasing. In an article by FlexJobs, an online tool for job seekers, there was a 44% growth in the remote workforce over the past five years leading up to the coronavirus pandemic. This number jumps dramatically when you look at the past 10-years, which reveals a whopping 91% increase in people working from home.  […]

By |2020-05-15T18:06:12-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Family Life, Organizing Advice|

4 Quick Tips for Working From Home with Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With schools closed and workplaces going remote to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, families are in the midst of figuring out what the new normal looks like. This is especially true if you have little ones at home. Depending on your children’s’ age, it’s unlikely they will fully understand the meaning of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  […]

By |2020-04-25T12:26:28-04:00April 19th, 2020|Family Life|

Consider Metro Self Storage for PPE/Hospital Supplies Storage During Prolonged COVID-19 Pandemic

If you’re feeling stressed, you’re far from alone. Here at Metro, we hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe and taking all the necessary precautions to help flatten the curve during this unprecedented time. We are especially grateful for our doctors, nurses, and frontline workers for their brave, tireless work to fight COVID-19. Thank you! […]

By |2020-04-20T13:17:26-04:00April 17th, 2020|Your Local Metro|

Contact-Free Student Storage Rentals in Naperville During the Coronavirus Outbreak

North Central College in Naperville, IL, is one of the many colleges and universities that are moving to a remote classroom model to teach their courses online in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. While some students remain in their dormitories, some have gone home to stay-at-home with family. It leaves everyone asking the same questions about if and when graduation ceremonies will be held.  […]

By |2020-04-22T18:58:52-04:00April 15th, 2020|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

Contact-Free Storage Rentals for Lubbock,Texas College Students During COVID-19

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, colleges and universities across the country, just like Texas Tech in Lubbock, are teaching their courses online, with some even going as far as closing dormitories.  As a result, students will be scrambling for new housing, travel, and dorm storage plans when classes are over. Whether you were fortunate enough to get home while it was still safe to travel or are sheltering-in-pace in your dorm room, we hope that you remain safe and healthy.  […]

By |2020-05-14T13:54:06-04:00April 11th, 2020|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|
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