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5 U.S. Cities to Visit in December with the Whole Family

The holidays are a good time for a family to go somewhere new and explore a place together. Especially if you have older kids who are prone to boredom when they’re home from school, planning a family outing or vacation can help make the holidays more fun and memorable for everyone. Taking a family holiday trip doesn’t have to be a long, expensive vacation. You don’t have to go to Disney World or Paris. Going someplace close to home can be equally fun, especially if it cuts down on your stress.  For inspiration, here are 5 family-friendly cities in the U.S. that are worth visiting during the holidays, all in different states. Hopefully one will be close to where you [...]

By |2019-12-08T11:59:48-05:00December 8th, 2019|Moving & Traveling|

Texas Travel Tips for Holiday Travelers

Texas is the 2nd largest state in the United States. Even so, you may not have any traffic troubles in the vast swaths of Texas that are sparsely populated. Our Texas travel tips for holiday travelers will help you navigate through the metropolitan hubs of Houston and Dallas, even smaller cities like Amarillo. In many of these cities, traffic can be challenging even on a good day. Over the holidays, you can forget about zipping along the Interstate or getting anywhere fast. Even though holiday travel can be a significant headache, here are some Holiday Travel Tips for Texas Travelers some ways to minimize your frustration and enjoy the holidays. General Holiday Travel Advice to Take with You Anywhere Holidays [...]

By |2019-11-30T17:24:43-05:00November 30th, 2019|Moving & Traveling|

5 Ways to Show You’re Grateful This Thanksgiving

Happiness research reveals there are several strategies for well, being happy. But on the eve of Thanksgiving, we wanted to find out what role being grateful for plays in happiness. Those we spoke with were especially grateful for family and friends, of course, but how do you show your gratitude this season? Perform random acts of kindness Whether it's buying the person standing in line behind you a cup of coffee, helping shovel your neighbor's sidewalk, or doing preparing a week's worth of healthy meals for your grandparents—there are so many little ways to pass the good onto others. Be sure to invite your friends to join you and feel grateful for being in a position to help others. They [...]

By |2019-11-23T12:24:34-05:00November 23rd, 2019|Family Life|

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 |2019-11-17T15:17:17-05:00November 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 |2019-11-17T11:42:21-05:00November 10th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects|

7 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Orlando this Winter

  If you’re thinking about traveling to Orlando this winter, you’re not alone! Florida, and Orlando in particular, is a popular destination for northern travelers wanting to escape the snow and get some sunshine. To stay ahead of this crowd, here are 7 things to keep in mind. The weather might be perfect – or freezing Florida can inspire thoughts of warm sunshine and beaches, but in fact, it can get pretty cold in Orlando through the winter, even dropping below freezing. It’s completely unpredictable, though. You may get hot days that feel like summer, or you might need a coat and gloves during your visit. But one thing’s for sure: you won’t have to survive torrential rain from a [...]

By |2019-11-17T11:42:42-05:00November 2nd, 2019|Moving & Traveling|

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. With a new emerging demographic of homeowners comes an increased demand for niche builds using state-of-the-art materials and technology. It couldn’t be any more exciting to be a new homeowner! Individual homebuyers have come to a consensus that timeless traditions are here to stay but there is always room for new technologies and sophisticated homebuilding trends in Atlanta, GA. […]

By |2019-11-17T11:47:59-05:00October 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 |2019-11-17T11:48:35-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Storage Tips|

Using Storage Units to Hold Inventory For Home-Based Businesses

According to the latest research from, there are 38 million home-based businesses in the United States. And perhaps more fascinating is that a new home-based business is started every 12 seconds! Not many households can accommodate all the inventory it takes to run successful at-home small businesses such as those selling online. As the items pile up, space in the home decreases, making it much more cramped inside.  Luckily, there is a great solution: Rent a storage unit to hold all the inventory in a neat, organized manner. In order to do so effectively, there are a few key things to consider. To get started, use this guide to learn all about using storage units to hold inventory for [...]

By |2019-11-17T11:49:47-05:00October 20th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects, Storage Tips|

Top 5 Big Companies You Can Work for When You Move to Chicago

Chicago has always been one of America's hottest major cities. With its beautiful views of Lake Michigan and striking architecture throughout the city, it's no surprise that people flock here from all over the world. Chicago is the 3rd most populated metro area in America and is home to numerous fortune 500 companies. While many large companies have offices and outposts within the 312 area code, there are several international giants based right along the Chicago River. If you're buying or selling in the Chicago area, using a multiple listing service like beycome is a great way to get into the market. For those moving to Chicago, these are great companies to start your job hunt. And since Chicago has [...]

By |2019-10-20T16:56:07-05:00October 15th, 2019|Your Local Metro|
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