The Best Websites for Finding Short-Term Rentals and Temporary Housing

smiling couple searching for short-term rentals and temporary housing

  At some point in our lives, most of us will find ourselves in a situation where we need to find temporary housing. Work-related reasons for needing short-term rentals range from being between jobs to unexpectedly losing a job. Sometimes personal, or life events like a sudden breakup or divorce or maybe combining households can
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Hurricane Irma: Metro Self Storage Florida Locations Close Temporarily

Hurricane Irma Florida Palm Trees Blowing in Wind

  UPDATED September 19, 2017   We are happy to report that all Florida Metro Self Storage stores are open for business 🙂

Celebrate the Ribbon Cutting at Our New Storage Facility in Mundelein, IL

  Would you like to keep your valued possessions at a modern, brand new storage facility in Mundelein, Illinois? Come on down and join the party at our new storage facility in Mundelein! Metro Self Storage will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration with the Mundelein Chamber of Commerce on September 14th from
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Fascinating Facts About Labor Day to Impress Your Friends and Family

History of Labor Day Woman Riveting Airplane

  Today, Labor Day is a magical 3-day-weekend when we get to take a day off work, watch sports, travel to a new town, and barbecue with family and friends. But what do we really know about the history of Labor Day?

Houston Strong! Stories of Courage, Compassion, and Strength

  Houston Strong quickly became the motto of Texans everywhere during Hurricane Harvey. Reported as one of the worst natural disasters in its history, the record-breaking tropical storm landed the same week as the city’s 181st anniversary; Houston’s forefathers could never have imagined a storm like this. As people process and begin to rebuild, we look
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Salvaging Household Items After a Hurricane

woman tearing out drywall after hurricane harvey

  Preparing for a hurricane is no easy feat. Especially if you have multiple family members, beloved pets, or both in your care. In the rush of an evacuation, ensuring everyone can make it to safety is a priority. It’s entirely understandable when valued objects and things get left behind. Before salvaging household items, the
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Metro Self Storage Offers Free Storage Rental to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Free Storage Offer Floodwaters Approaching Houston Homes

  October 8, 2017, we are pleased to report that all of our Houston-area storage facilities are approaching full capacity. Thank you to our loyal customers—we are all #HoustonStrong together. If you or your loved one is affected by Hurricane Harvey, and in need of a temporary storage solution for your belongings, Metro Self Storage
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St. Charles Self Storage Grand Opening! Metro Surpasses 21 Stores in Illinois

short term storage between homes offered by Metro Self Storage

  Chicago-based Metro Self Storage is celebrating the grand opening of its 22nd store in Illinois. The 45-year-old company is Chicagoland’s first choice for locally owned urban and suburban storage solutions. The state-of-the-art, newly constructed building differentiates itself as one of the few modern self storage facilities in St. Charles and surrounding areas. Metro Self Storage
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Kid Friendly Toy Storage Tips for Busy Parents

toy storage solution for cute stuffed animals

  Family friendly toy storage tips can be invaluable when you’re preparing to move, have a baby, or simply clean the house. Keeping toys tucked away when not in use can relieve stress and prevent your home from becoming a toy disaster zone, especially during transitions. While you can find plenty of great ideas and
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5 Tips To Help You Downsize in Lakeland, Florida

Downsizing in Lakeland FL

  Americans spend $10 billion dollars a year on ways to downsize, reduce, and organize their homes and businesses. It is quite possible that the art of simplicity has never before been so complex. Or expensive. For many, finding happiness is only a move away and what better place to live than a town with
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6 Things To Do in Houston if You’re Dating

Couple eating outdoors is one of the fun things to do in houston

  Are you looking for things to do in Houston with your date? Sure, it’s easy to fall into the same old pattern of “Netflix and chill,” but wouldn’t it be fun to break free from your couch and enjoy everything Houston has to offer? Whether it’s your first date with someone you met online or
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Moving to Alabama? We Offer Storage Units in Montgomery!

Beautiful Montgomery Alabama Skyline at Night

  Whether you are moving to Alabama or have lived here your entire life, there are great things to see and discover in Alabama’s state’s capital of Montgomery. While Montgomery is recognized worldwide for its historical and cultural significance and landmarks due to the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 60s, it continues to be a
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Explore These 6 South Side Chicago Neighborhoods to Live in or Visit

  These South Side Chicago Neighborhoods Offer Something for Everyone If you are looking for a socially diverse and connected community, moving to a South Side Chicago Neighborhood could be for you. From the University of Chicago and Jackson Park to affordable housing and culturally diverse neighborhoods, this part of Chi-Town is filled with possibilities.

How Sheepshead Bay Self Storage Makes Apartment Living in Brooklyn Easy

Interior Brooklyn apartment example for Sheepshead Bay Self Storage in Brooklyn

  Big city apartments are usually high on costs and short on space, especially in terms of storage space such as closets and cabinets.  The trend towards smaller apartments in New York continues to gain popularity. Prefabricated in Brooklyn, New York, these modular micro-apartments range anywhere from 260 to 360 square feet. It’s no wonder many
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Why Apartment Life in Brooklyn is Better

mother daughter selfie apartment life in Brooklyn

  Living the apartment life in Brooklyn means you are living in the center of the universe. You’re surrounded by incredible architecture, colorful personalities, and delicious food. Not all apartments are spacious though, which is perfectly okay. Living large in Brooklyn doesn’t mean you need to live in a large space. In fact, there are
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The Ultimate Guide to Moving with Kids

parents and their children moving boxes into new home

  Moving with kids can be a big challenge. On the one hand, you need to focus on getting everything done for the move. Tackling a seemingly endless to-do list of things to organize and pack may seem overwhelming. However, at the same time, you need to think about your kids and their emotions as
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Moving Tips to Reduce Pet Stress

Portrait of a family and their content Golden Retriever

  Looking for ways to reduce pet stress during your next move? It turns out humans aren’t the only animals to thrive on healthy routines. Fido and Fifi do too. Anyone who has moved knows that it requires planning, preparation, and a tremendous amount of hard work. Moreover, it disrupts our familiar daily routines, which
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How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel with Toddlers

toddler helping wash dishes

  Any home renovation project can be challenging, but a kitchen remodel can be especially difficult when you have toddlers. However, it is possible to survive a kitchen remodel with children of all ages. In fact, with enough planning, it may actually lead to good memories and adventures with your kids. Good organization and forethought
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Self Storage? It’s Affordable If You Do It Right

photo of happy guy driving away from self storage unit

  Self Storage can be a safe space for your things while you address your life goals. For some, the opportunity to travel abroad or go on a road trip is irresistible. For others, it all comes down to too many things and a lack of space. Rather than getting rid of your sports gear,
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Home Renovation Survival Guide

Home renovations

  Home renovations are notorious for being stressful. Whether you’re taking on a large project like a historic house or “just” remodeling your kitchen, home renovations can challenge your relationships, budget, and sense of sanity. However, it is possible to cut down on the stress and conflict of a home renovation. Here are some tips
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