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How to Prepare Your Belongings for Long-Term Storage

How to Prepare Your Belongings for Long-Term Storage

Here at Metro, we understand the importance of preparing your belongings for long-term storage. Whether you’re moving or life has thrown you a curveball, knowing your precious items are safe and secure is one less stressor. 

By Tracy P.
Sunday, June 27th
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What is the Difference Between Climate-Controlled vs. Non-Climate Controlled Storage Units?

What is the Difference Between Climate-Controlled vs. Non-Climate Controlled Storage Units?

Updated in 2021 from an article originally published 10/14/2014. Once you’ve determined you need to rent a storage unit, the next step is to decide on how much space you need and the type of unit to rent. Because climate-controlled storage costs more than non-climate-controlled storage units, the decision could be harder. 

By Tracy P.
Sunday, June 20th
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Things to Consider Before You Pack for a Move in 2021

Things to Consider Before You Pack for a Move in 2021

Thankfully, after more than a year of living in the midst of a pandemic, we’re slowly getting into a new groove. For many, that means finally taking action on a long-awaited chance to move to a new home.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, May 2nd
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Why Choose Climate-Controlled Storage in Woodbridge, NJ

Why Choose Climate-Controlled Storage in Woodbridge, NJ

If you plan on storing valuable belongings that can be damaged by extreme heat, cold, or humidity then you’re probably asking yourself, is climate-controlled storage worth it? The answer is most often a resounding yes, climate-controlled storage is absolutely worth it.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, February 21st
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Why Choose Climate-Controlled Storage in Coon Rapids, MN

Why Choose Climate-Controlled Storage in Coon Rapids, MN

The number one reason people choose to rent storage is moving to a new home. However, when it comes to any life transition requiring temporary storage in Minnesota, the question we get asked most often is: Should I rent a climate-controlled storage unit?  Read on to learn why climate-controlled storage in Coon Rapids could be […]

By Tracy P.
Saturday, February 6th
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Quick Tips for Choosing a Storage Unit in the Winter

Quick Tips for Choosing a Storage Unit in the Winter

Whether you’re used to never-ending snowfall every year or welcome winter rainstorms, wet and cold temperatures create unique challenges for winter storage. Items commonly stored during winter include summer clothing, holiday decorations, and recreational gear. All of which are sensitive to extreme temperature swings as well as humidity.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, December 27th
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5 Tips for Choosing a Storage Unit in the Winter

5 Tips for Choosing a Storage Unit in the Winter

When choosing a storage unit in the Winter it’s a good idea to take your local weather conditions into consideration in addition to cost and comfort.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, December 6th
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Professional Landscaper Tools & Equipment Storage Ideas

Professional Landscaper Tools & Equipment Storage Ideas

Whether you’re new to lawn care or own a longstanding landscaping business, your investment in landscaper tools and equipment is a critical part of your success. Many take advantage of drive-up storage units as their second garage to store everything from lawnmowers and leaf blowers to hoes and cultivators. Here are some business storage ideas for […]

By Tracy P.
Monday, November 30th
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How Commercial Storage Units Benefit Small Businesses

How Commercial Storage Units Benefit Small Businesses

Does your business need room to grow, but relocating or locking into an expensive commercial lease sounds unappealing? Commercial storage is a bottom-line-friendly option for all types of businesses.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, November 8th
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Just in Time for the Holidays: How to Organize Like a Pro

Just in Time for the Holidays: How to Organize Like a Pro

The holidays and new year are just around the corner! Now is the perfect time to start planning ahead to ensure your entertainment plans—no matter how big or how small—are perfectly suited for your style. These quick tips will help you prepare your home for less stressful and more enjoyable celebrations.

By Tracy P.
Sunday, November 1st
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