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Super Easy Ways To Declutter After The Holidays

  We all know Christmas can be a little chaotic, and with the addition of new toys, gadgets, and other goodies, your home can start to feel cluttered and disorganized. Now is the perfect time to purge the old and make room for the New Year. Why not donate the things you no longer need or use? You can feel good about wrapping up the festivities and starting the year off right with these super easy ways to declutter after the holidays.   […]

By |2018-12-28T15:37:10-04:00December 28th, 2018|Organizing Advice|

How to Make Moving Easier with Self Storage

  When it comes to knowing how to make moving easier, you need solid advice, great customer service, and helpful friends and family. At Metro, we understand that moving is a stressful event – whether you are combining households, separating households, or moving to a new city that promises fun and excitement. The difficult process of packing, unpacking, and changing homes inevitably causes some stress. That stress doesn’t have to overwhelm you, though, especially if you use self storage as an interim solution. Besides providing you with moving supplies like boxes, a self storage facility can help ease the difficulties and complications of moving. Here are four ways renting a storage unit can make your next move much easier. [...]

By |2019-01-23T23:05:08-04:00October 18th, 2017|Moving & Traveling|

It’s Never Too Late To Celebrate National Clean Out Your Garage Day

  Even though National Clean Out Your Garage Day happens every year, becoming a National Holiday isn’t easy. It begs the question—is there a compelling reason to dedicate an entire day to organizing a garage? Turns out, there is. Of the nearly 1,000 garage owners Consumer Reports polled in a recent nationwide survey, a whopping 62% said their garages were overcrowded. […]

By |2017-10-03T15:38:38-04:00August 29th, 2016|Organizing Advice|

Utilize Self Storage During Your Home Improvement Project

There are lots of reasons why people decide to remodel rather than move. If the kids are in a great school, or you love your neighborhood, you might not want to give those things up. While spring and early summer are the best times of the year to put your house on the market, you might decide to undertake a home remodel instead. If you utilize self storage during your home improvement project, you can decrease the chaos of remodeling while increasing the value of your home. […]

By |2016-05-26T12:22:51-04:00May 30th, 2016|Storage Tips|

Garage Storage Made Easy | Moving and Organizing Advice

  Is your car ready to take back its rightful spot in the garage? Our garage storage made easy tips can help you do just that. Every neighborhood has at least one garage that looks organized by someone suffering from OCD, a cross between a hospital operating room and a home improvement store ad. However, truth be told, deep down, we think, "If only I could have a garage that looked half as good as that!" My garage looks like the stock room of the local Goodwill store. What's in your garage? If you are ready to crush the clutter in your garage, here are some organizational tips and tools to help you get started.   Garages of Yesterday, Today, and [...]

By |2017-10-06T00:11:42-04:00February 29th, 2016|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

Ease Valentine’s Day Stress with Self Storage

Are you wondering how to have a stress-free Valentine’s Day? Is that even possible? If you are single, then Valentine’s Day could be anything from empowering to a major downer. If you are in a new relationship, and nobody has said, “I love you” yet, things could get awkward. But for anyone in a relationship between the first kiss and a 50-year wedding anniversary, take notice because Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Planning to impress your partner with a chef-inspired meal at home, popping the big question, or separating from your spouse, here is how self storage can help you ease Valentine’s Day stress. […]

By |2017-09-12T19:40:04-04:00February 10th, 2016|Storage Tips|

3 Time Saving Post-Holiday Tips to Declutter Any Home

  The decorations are put away. The new diet has begun. January is the time of year to renew commitments and refresh goals. This year, Marie Kondo’s decluttering reality TV show on Netflix is the talk around town. It’s not too late to get a head start on the New Year and begin clearing out the untidiness that might otherwise undermine your best efforts to begin anew. Here are three timesaving tips to help declutter your home. […]

By |2019-01-08T12:09:04-04:00January 14th, 2015|DIY Home & Projects, Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|