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Bedroom Storage on a Budget

Clothes on the ground. Papers stacked up on the desk. A lone shoe missing its mate. Does that sound like your bedroom storage? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to get organized. When most people think of affordable bedroom storage, they think of big ugly boxes, plastic totes, or DIY furniture from big-box stores. Metro Self Storage is here to change your mind and offer an alternative. Here are a few ideas to help you organize your bedroom and do it in style. Five Cheap and Easy Ways to Organize Your Bedroom Buy Bed Risers Call it a trick from our college days. If you’re living, or have ever lived in a dorm, then you know that when [...]

By |2019-01-14T19:17:22-04:00October 24th, 2016|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

It’s Never Too Late To Celebrate National Clean Out Your Garage Day

  Even though National Clean Out Your Garage Day happens every year, becoming a National Holiday isn’t easy. It begs the question—is there a compelling reason to dedicate an entire day to organizing a garage? Turns out, there is. Of the nearly 1,000 garage owners Consumer Reports polled in a recent nationwide survey, a whopping 62% said their garages were overcrowded. […]

By |2017-10-03T15:38:38-04:00August 29th, 2016|Organizing Advice|

Clothes Storage Solutions to Keep Your Clothes Fresh

  Sweaters are great for December but do you really need your summer dresses and shirts after summer is over? When the seasons change, so does our wardrobe. Unfortunately, closets are often too small, and even walk-in closets don’t offer enough clothes storage if you are sharing with a roommate or spouse. The solution? Seasonal clothes storage will instantly give you more closet space. However tempting it may be to store extra clothes in the garage, basement, or attic, these spaces can be detrimental to your clothing. Especially, if it is hot or humid where you live. Where and how you store your clothes determines how long they last.  Seasonal clothes storage will inspire you to declutter your closet and keep it organized. We offer you [...]

By |2018-08-25T19:38:32-04:00August 22nd, 2016|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

Garage Storage Made Easy | Moving and Organizing Advice

  Is your car ready to take back its rightful spot in the garage? Our garage storage made easy tips can help you do just that. Every neighborhood has at least one garage that looks organized by someone suffering from OCD, a cross between a hospital operating room and a home improvement store ad. However, truth be told, deep down, we think, "If only I could have a garage that looked half as good as that!" My garage looks like the stock room of the local Goodwill store. What's in your garage? If you are ready to crush the clutter in your garage, here are some organizational tips and tools to help you get started.   Garages of Yesterday, Today, and [...]

By |2017-10-06T00:11:42-04:00February 29th, 2016|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

Popular New Year’s Resolutions: Celebrate National Get Organized Month

Clutter happens, often for good reasons, such as a new baby, a death in the family, a move or any other event that throws life out of balance. The New Year is a good time to hit the reset button, and since January is National Get Organized Month why not learn how to organize and simplify your home? Anyone can appreciate a place to rejuvenate after a long day, and without the distraction of clutter all around. […]

By |2016-03-15T11:15:26-04:00January 11th, 2016|Organizing Advice|

The Best Ways to Organize Large Storage Units

  Organizing large storage units might seem like a daunting task. Whether a business or personal residence, with a little up-front preparation using our pro storage tips, you create an ideal storage solution. The most familiar way to think of a large storage unit is that it’s roughly equivalent in size to a one-car garage. If you want more organization, larger storage units can give you more flexibility and space. Large storage units can hold an entire household of belongings, but they are also utilized for storing vehicles, small boats, snowmobiles, and jet skis. The most sought after large storage units are typically 10X20 (200 square feet) and 10X30 (300 square feet). Follow these steps to keep your large storage unit [...]

By |2017-09-08T22:06:42-04:00April 4th, 2015|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

The Best Ways to Organize Small Storage Units

  Small storage units come in handy for a wide variety of situations. Whether you need a self storage unit to meet your business storage needs, or to keep clutter at bay while your house is on the market, it doesn’t have to be a place you rarely visit. On the contrary, with a few helpful tips on how to organize your storage unit, you’ll have no regrets when you can easily find an item you want to retrieve.   4 Organizing tips if you are renting small storage units for personal belongings […]

By |2017-08-15T21:49:03-04:00March 23rd, 2015|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

3 Time Saving Post-Holiday Tips to Declutter Any Home

  The decorations are put away. The new diet has begun. January is the time of year to renew commitments and refresh goals. This year, Marie Kondo’s decluttering reality TV show on Netflix is the talk around town. It’s not too late to get a head start on the New Year and begin clearing out the untidiness that might otherwise undermine your best efforts to begin anew. Here are three timesaving tips to help declutter your home. […]

By |2019-01-08T12:09:04-04:00January 14th, 2015|DIY Home & Projects, Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|
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