7 Tips for Prepping Your Vehicle for Long-Term Storage

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  Summer has come and gone in almost a blink of an eye. All that time spent driving classic cars, RVs, and motorcycles in summer breezes along windy backroads is gone. But certainly not forgotten. Now is the time to start prepping your vehicle for long-term storage.

4 Tips and Tricks for Awesome Toy Storage

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  Toy storage tips and tricks can save a parent’s sanity. They help cut down on clutter and can prevent problems like lost toys, crying children, or an overflowing toy closet. With the right storage ideas, you can transform a play area from being a chaotic no-go zone into a fun place for everyone. Ready
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6 Quick and Easy Moving Day Meals for Vegetarians

  How to prepare healthy food on moving day is probably not the first thing on your mind in the midst of packing up your home. Even if you have an empty kitchen you still need to fill up. Whether it’s a warming soup or something cool and crunchy, these plant-based recipes are good to
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What Plants Improve Indoor Air Quality?

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  Indoor plants are a great addition to any home but the best air cleaning plants can offer healthy benefits for you and your family. Besides releasing fresh oxygen into the air, these special plants can absorb toxic chemicals floating in the air,

7 Reasons to Choose Metro Self Storage

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  When it comes to choosing a self storage facility, how do you decide? It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the choices around you. How do you know which is right for you? At Metro Self Storage, we simplify your storage experience. Our professionally trained Property Managers are on site at every location to
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The Best RV Storage Operators Make Vehicle Storage Easy

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  Boats and RVs are great for traveling on America’s endless highways and scenic byways. However, finding a place to park oversized vehicles in between trips can be a challenge. That’s why the best RV storage operators in the country recognize the need to provide options for storing recreational vehicles such as boats, campers, motorhomes,
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Metro Self Storage Opens Brand New North Plainfield Storage Facility

New North Plainfield Storage Center

  Would you like to keep your valued possessions at a New North Plainfield Storage Facility in New Jersey? Metro’s newly constructed North Plainfield storage facility on Route 22 is now open and accepting reservations for temperature-controlled storage units. These are ideal for storing your personal, household, recreational, and business items. The new, five-story climate-controlled
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The History of the City of Amarillo | How Route 66 Shaped One of America’s Most Iconic Towns

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  It’s impossible to talk about the history of the city of Amarillo without highlighting Route 66. Texas is the only state along Route 66 with just one major city along the historically significant route. That city is, of course, Amarillo. Located in the heart of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo once embodied the essence of
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How Millennials Meet People and Make New Friends When Relocating for Work

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  How millennials make new friends after a move is a lot like dating. Sometimes, it’s easy and natural, but most of the time, it’s difficult, awkward, and fraught with uncertainty. Millennials are waiting longer to get married, shy away from buying a home, and switch jobs every two to three years. Like their phones, millennials
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More Americans are Remodeling to Age in Place Instead of Moving to Downsize

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  Once the kids go off to college, most people will start thinking about downsizing. While it may seem a little early to think about what life will be like post-retirement, the home you live in today will impact your options years down the road. As you get close to post-retirement, your tasked with making
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Do’s and Don’ts of Refurbishing a Historic Home in Knoxville, TN

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  Knoxville, Tennessee is an area rich with history and beautiful homes; it’s why refurbishing a historic home in Knoxville is a trend gaining in popularity. From its beginnings as a jewel on the bridge from the east to the Midwest to its role in the Civil War, and now its present-day status as one of
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Metro Self Storage Opens Brand New Naperville Storage Facility

Metro Self Storage opens brand new Naperville storage facility near Chicago

  Illinois-based Metro Self Storage is pleased to announce the grand opening of our brand new Naperville Storage facility on N. Aurora Road. Unique to the area, this ground-level storage center offers the ultimate in convenience to nearby residents and business owners looking for climate-controlled storage units.   As an early pioneer of self storage,
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New Addison Self Storage Facility | Metro Self Storage Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Metro Self Storage in Addison, IL grand opening and ribbon cutting party

  You’re invited to join the festivities with your friends and neighbors! Metro Self Storage Ribbon Cutting Party in Addison, IL Metro is pleased to announce a ribbon-cutting to celebrate our new Addison self storage facility located on West Lake Street. With easy access from I-355, everyone is welcome to stop by for tours of
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New Naperville Storage Facility on N. Aurora Road

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  Illinois-based Metro Self Storage is pleased to announce the grand opening of our storage facility in Naperville, IL. Unique to the area, our ground-level storage units offer the ultimate in convenience. If you’re looking for climate-controlled storage units don’t miss Naperville’s newest self storage facility featuring climate-controlled storage units. As an early pioneer of
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Easy Green Home Upgrades to Make Before Listing Your Home

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  No matter what time of year it is, there are reasons we want or need to sell our home. Before listing your home for sale, we have some hot tips on clean, easy green home upgrades that might help you sell your home faster. And if you and your potential buyers feel better about
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2 Girls and a Cat Driving a Moving Truck to Chicago

  When I agreed to help my best friend Samantha with a DIY move from San Francisco to Chicago, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into. When I moved to Chicago from California two months earlier, it was via airplane, so I was excited about my first cross-country road trip. It’s important
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9 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Young Children

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  Moving is stressful for people of all ages, but young children are especially sensitive to moving. They’re old enough to feel grief and anger about the change, yet too young to understand the reasons behind it. They have to cope with this confusion in addition to the other stresses of the move. Fortunately, there
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Metro Self Storage Celebrates Brand New St. Charles Self Storage Facility

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  Chicago-based Metro Self Storage celebrated the grand opening of its 22nd store in Illinois on May 23rd.  We’d like to extend a big thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the grand opening of our new St. Charles Self Storage facility! It’s one of the few modern self storage facilities in St. Charles
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The Best Neighborhoods in Knoxville for Lifestyle and Culture

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  The best neighborhoods in Knoxville have two things in common: they’re beautiful, and they have a great culture. If you’re moving to Knoxville and are worried about where you’ll live, rest assured: Knoxville is diverse and culturally-rich. There’s sure to be a neighborhood you’ll love.

Moving to Illinois? The Best Chicago Suburbs for Families

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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
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