How to Keep Spiderman and Other Pests Out of Your Storage Unit

Storage Unit Pest Control Spiderman

  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,
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How to Prepare Your RV for Storage in Chicago

Winterizing RV for Chicago Storage

Get Ready! Winter in Chicago is On its Way Winterizing your RV for the winter is just the tip of the iceberg. If you are moving to or live in a colder part of the country like moving to Minneapolis or moving to Chicago find a suitable winter home for your vehicle before the mercury really starts to
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A Short History and Glimpse Inside Family Owned and Operated Metro Self Storage

  Metro Self Storage got its start when Karl Nagel pioneered self storage in Illinois back in 1973. Fast forward 42 years later and Karl’s two sons are continuing the family tradition to develop convenient, reliable, and secure storage facilities throughout the country. The family and its employees have worked diligently to build the company,
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8 Crafty Creations Using Cardboard Moving Boxes

child playing in cardboard box pretending to be a pilot

  There are more than 101 things to do with cardboard boxes, and besides building an actual skyscraper or luxury ocean liner, almost anything can be made out of a moving box. From napkin rings and picture frames to castles, airplanes, and rocket ships, it would appear that when it comes to cardboard, inventions range
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10 Compelling Reasons People Love Moving to Philadelphia

Moving To Philadelphia Suburbs

People love moving to Philadelphia and Delaware Valley for its vibrant culture and diverse neighborhoods. It’s the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. There are wonderful communities to live and raise a family, excellent schools, and a variety of employment opportunities. Once you’re moved in and unpacked, be sure to check out all the
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Declutter Your Student Storage Before Heading Back to School

Declutter Student Storage Title

  Taming a dorm full of clutter can be a daunting task. But decluttering your student storage unit isn’t nearly so intimidating. Just think of it like you would a closet. Anyone can handle a closet, right? Besides, after being away from the things that you didn’t think you could live without at the end
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5 Things That Need Climate Controlled Storage

  When it comes to deciding whether or not to rent a climate controlled storage unit, it’s not just high temperatures that you have to worry about. When planning to store valuable business and household items, also think about moisture and humidity as well as freezing temperatures. While most self storage companies offer slightly higher
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How to Pack a Moving Truck: Use Your Head, Save Your Back!

Packing a Moving Truck

  Moving day is not only stressful, but it’s also downright physically demanding. Especially if you’ve signed up for a DIY move that requires you do all the heavy lifting. Bending over to pick up and lift moving boxes for hours at a time is not your back’s idea of a good time (and probably
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Moving to West Chicago, IL? 7 Things You Need to Know

West Chicago, IL Metra Train

  Whether you are visiting or moving to West Chicago, the area is an attractive destination. Located 30 miles due west of downtown Chicago in DuPage County, the City of West Chicago has a rich history. It was created when three railroads came together in the area. Manufacturing jobs, eating houses, and hotels for travelers
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6 Tips for Choosing the Right Moving Company

Choosing Moving Company

  Did you know that the average American will move approximately 12 times during his or her lifetime? Choosing the right moving company can be the difference between chaos andcalm.. Usually, it’s because we need more space, got a new job, or are downsizing. Whatever the reason for your move take comfort knowing you’re not
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How To Prepare Furniture for Storage

Storing Upholstered Chairs

  Whether you are a homeowner getting ready to move or a real estate agent staging a home for sale, self storage can provide both short-term and long-term options to reduce clutter during a move. Home furnishings usually represent the largest investment inside a home, and the wide range of styles and quality characteristics makes
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The Best Tampa Neighborhoods for Outdoor Enthusiasts

  Whether you love festivals, golfing, or are a foodie at heart, the best Tampa neighborhoods are proof there is no dearth of things to do in Florida. Moreover, Tampa, the third-largest city in the Sunshine State offers miles of beachfront living. Here are 5 of the best Tampa neighborhoods we think you should know
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Moving Truck Rentals & Self Storage | A Perfect Match!

Renting a Moving Truck

  Did you know that May kicked off the busiest residential moving season of the year? May is full of major holidays. It is dubbed National Moving Month and National Mental Health Month. Hmmm … one has to wonder, is this a coincidence? Nobody can deny, moving is downright stressful!

3 Simple Home Staging Tips to Help Sell Your House

Staging Your Home Tips

According to top Realtors across the country, home staging is the key to selling a home. Moving season is here again; maybe it’s the warmer weather and the fact that the future looks brighter now that the sun isn’t hiding behind gray clouds. One of the most important things you can do to sell your
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7 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to North Side Chicago

Moving to North Side Chicago

  When it comes to deciding what to do and see in North Side Chicago, there are so many choices in the Windy City that Fodor’s Travel published an article titled “10 Things Not To Do In Chicago.” While this might be helpful for tourists who are on a tight schedule, for anyone moving to
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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
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The Best Ways to Organize Small Storage Units

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
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Moving to Minneapolis Suburbs? 4 of the Best ‘Burbs in Minnesota

  Minneapolis is ranked as one of the best cities to live in America, and several Twin Cities suburbs consistently rank high for the quality of life and affordability. Last year, Maple Grove, Minnesota got a shout out from Money magazine and was listed 2nd on their list of the best suburbs’ in America, but
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Create Moving Box Masterpieces | Fun, Affordable Entertainment For All

  Just build it, and they will come! Which is exactly what happens if you end up building with a large moving box. Youth and science organizations have caught on to the universal appeal of playing with cardboard moving boxes, and are engaging kids of all ages to create cardboard masterpieces that include everything from
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RV History | Fun Facts About One of America’s Greatest Icons

Winnebago RV storage

  When it comes to RV history, there was the Hunt Housecar, the Model ‘T’ Telescope Apartment, and the Kozy Kamp Tent Trailer that created America’s fascination for luxury camping. Decades later, RVs captivated American audiences in big Hollywood films like “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” that brought gut-busting laughter to movie goers around the globe.
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