5 Small Businesses That Can Benefit From Self Storage

Starting a small business can be liberating and fulfilling, but also stressful and intimidating, especially if your home or office has limited space. Renting commercial space can be pricey, yet it’s often necessary to make your small business more successful.  After all, in certain industries, limited space means limited products and services. Likewise, expanding your space means increasing what you can offer, which can attract more customers.    […]

By |2020-03-08T13:27:00-04:00March 8th, 2020|Storage Tips, DIY Home & Projects|

5 Reasons Busy Moms Turn to Self Storage to Make Life More Manageable

According to research, today’s mothers are more prepared than their mothers and grandmothers were. The average age of first-time mothers is now 26 because women are graduating from college and joining the workforce before having their first child. Even so, managing your time as a mother is very different than managing your time as a student or a successful businesswoman. […]

By |2020-10-13T17:32:31-04:00February 9th, 2020|Storage Tips, Organizing Advice, Family Life|

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 Incfile.com, 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|Storage Tips, DIY Home & Projects|

Metro Self Storage Announces New Franklin Storage Facility

Metro Self Storage is excited to announce our newest storage facility in Franklin, TN. You’ll find us conveniently located off Columbia Pike near Winstead Park on Werthan Circle. Our new location boasts a variety of superior features including covered loading areas, interior climate-controlled units, and drive-up units to make any move or life transition more manageable. Nestled a mere 21 miles away from Nashville, Historic Franklin, TN, consistently appears in "The Best Places to Live in America" lists. Our beautiful city is brimming with Southern charm, hospitality, and class act amenities including Whole Foods and LifeTime Fitness Gym and Spa. And now, Metro Self Storage a leader in the storage industry for more than 45 years. Our family owned and [...]

By |2019-06-29T20:22:24-04:00June 16th, 2019|Storage Tips|

Important Records and Patient Medical Files Storage

  Medical records are crucial to managing our health. Many of us take them for granted but part of being a medical professional is understanding how to store healthcare files—both in the short- and long-term. Medical records are required to bill insurance companies and they also play a role when unplanned things happen in a person’s life. It’s no understatement to say that medical records storage plays an important role in all of our lives. Whether we move to a new town, change physicians, or see a new healthcare provider, it’s imperative our medical records are with us. […]

By |2019-03-03T22:17:24-05:00March 3rd, 2019|Storage Tips|

Awesome Self Storage Facilities Make it Easier to Live in a Big City

The two most popular reasons people choose to live in big cities like Chicago or Atlanta are for career opportunities and lifestyle. From tiny apartments to historic homes, self storage can make it easier and cheaper to live in a big city. How? It all comes down to price per square foot. Whether you’re paying rent or a mortgage, there is going to be a price-per-square-foot premium for apartments and houses. […]

By |2020-06-03T16:20:48-04:00February 27th, 2019|Storage Tips, Organizing Advice|

How Storage Lockers Help Brooklyn Contractors and Tradespeople

  If you are one of the many Brooklyn contractors helping to keep our city beautiful and livable, we want to begin by saying thank you! You most likely have many valuable tools and other types of equipment that you need regularly. Building and remodeling in a big city like Brooklyn are both rewarding and challenging. Not everyone is suited for traipsing up 30-story buildings! Whether you renovate Brooklyn brownstones or are the repair professional people rely upon to keep their plumbing working correctly, you want your tools to be in working order and handy whenever you need them. But what about the times you don’t need all of your tools, or you want to go on an extended vacation. [...]

By |2019-03-01T20:21:46-05:00February 17th, 2019|Storage Tips|
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