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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 |2019-10-20T16:49:19-04:00September 8th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Moving to Illinois? The Best Chicago Suburbs for Families

Are you dreaming about moving to one of the best Chicago Suburbs in Illinois? Beginning in May, people from all over the country start making plans to move to a new home or apartment. Some people move across town and others across the country. Here in Chicago, moving over the summer months is a million times easier than moving in Chicago during winter. […]

By |2019-07-29T00:40:11-04:00July 29th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Everything You Need To Know About Moving to Westhampton Beach, NY

If you’re moving to Westhampton Beach, here’s everything you need to know about neighborhoods, demographics, populations, and beaches. We understand the weight behind making the decision to move and built a state-of-the-art Westhampton storage facility to help out newcomers and locals and like. Whether you are planning a future move, you just recently relocated, or you’re curious to know more about this spot on the Southeast Coast of Long Island, here are the important facts about Westhampton Beach. […]

By |2019-07-24T23:49:38-04:00July 20th, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

How Self Storage Can Help Amarillo Small Businesses

Amarillo small businesses can significantly benefit from using self storage as part of their business plan. Though it may not be the first thing a business owner thinks of, self storage can help solve some of the problems that plague small businesses. For example, self storage is a cost-effective way to increase your supplies and storage while keeping your office space minimal and your rent low. In Amarillo, getting a self storage unit instead of expanding your office space can easily save you hundreds of dollars per month. You also won’t have to worry about keeping your supplies safe and secure, since business storage units have excellent security. They may be even more secure than your home or a downtown [...]

By |2019-07-16T11:10:32-04:00July 6th, 2019|DIY Home & Projects, Your Local Metro|

Metro Self Storage Opens State-of-the-Art Orlando Storage Facility

Metro Self Storage is excited to announce our newest Orlando storage facility in Florida. You'll find us conveniently located on Colonial Drive, which runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Our new location boasts excellent access, ample parking, and up-to-date features that can't be beaten. Superior Orlando storage facility features include covered loading areas, interior climate-controlled units, and extended access hours to make any move or life transition more manageable. You'll find us next to Mobil and The Park at Milano across from Westland Terrace Plaza on Colonial Drive. Brimming with nature and culture, Orlando is not only the home of Disney World, but it is also home to people just like you looking for a simple [...]

By |2019-07-16T11:10:40-04:00June 30th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

The Ultimate Guide to Renovating Your Amarillo Condo

Is there anything worse than a drab space? If that how you’d describe your Amarillo condo, we can help. There’s nothing quite like coming home to an outdated, often cramped living arrangement after a hard day’s work. And the truth is, as hot as the real estate market is, many places you find in Amarillo have seen better days. Amarillo is full of neighborhoods with that old Texan charm, and there’s much that can shine through if you give it a little polish. Often times, if you’re unhappy with your space, all it needs is a discerning eye and some TLC. […]

By |2019-06-29T20:27:57-04:00May 26th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Moving to Randolph, NJ? Here are the Best Family-Friendly Activities

Moving to Randolph, NJ is a smart choice for families. The township has a wonderful, family-friendly environment that’s full of great activities for kids. Both young children and teenagers will have plenty to do in this beautiful area. Here is a list of family-friendly activities your family might enjoy in an around Randolph. Fun Activities for Families Moving to Randolph, NJ Though Randolph is close to New York City, it feels more like the country than the city because it’s surrounded by nature. While there are no national parks near Randolph, the area has many parks and natural areas with extensive trails and greenery. Several of these parks are connected at the center of Randolph, forming one large green belt [...]

By |2019-06-29T20:28:24-04:00May 19th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Metro Self Storage Opens New Austell Storage Facility

  Metro Self Storage is excited to announce the opening of its much anticipated Austell storage facility in the friendly, inviting town of Austell, Georgia. The new storage facility location is near the intersection of Floyd Road and Austell Road making it easy to access for commuters and people moving to Austell from out of the area. The new, state-of-the-art storage facility is in the former Target and features a new roof and all of the secure and convenient storage features that both longstanding and brand new Metro Self Storage customers have come to expect. Repurposing an old building into something new is an example of sustainable and green building.  Additionally, Metro Self Storage in Austell, GA, is located in the [...]

By |2019-07-06T17:34:38-04:00May 15th, 2019|Your Local Metro|

Moving to Austell, GA? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

  Ray Charles had Georgia on his mind and if you’re moving to Austell, GA then you probably do too. Located only 18 miles from Atlanta, Austell will give you the suburban lifestyle that you’re looking for with easy access to big-city amenities. With Georgia being ranked 16th in affordability and having the 5th highest GDP in the country, you’ll love the low cost of living in Austell, GA as much as you’ll love the Oak tree-lined streets. And don’t worry, even though “The Walking Dead” was filmed in nearby cities Atlanta and Senoia, you’ll be amongst some of the most okay living folks in Georgia. With easy access to interstate highways, railroads and Sweetwater Creek running right through town [...]

By |2020-03-13T22:19:30-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|
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