How Sheepshead Bay Self Storage Makes Apartment Living in Brooklyn Easy

  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 Brooklynites turn to Sheepshead Bay self storage to make their lives more manageable. While the idea of living in a minute amount of space may come as a shock to most, for many New Yorkers, a self storage unit often serves as their second home because it provides the extra space people need to make living the apartment life in Brooklyn more enjoyable. […]

By |2018-08-23T12:35:34-04:00July 7th, 2017|Storage Tips, Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Tips to Teach your Kids Bedroom Organization

  Are you frustrated by how quickly your child’s bedroom becomes cluttered and disorganized? Does it turn chaotic as soon as you’re done tidying up? You’re not alone. For many parents, a messy kid’s bedroom is a source of conflict and annoyance, both for them and their child. The child doesn’t like being nagged, while the parents despair about their child’s disorganization and uncleanliness. However, keeping a child’s bedroom tidy doesn’t have to be a never-ending fight. With the right strategies, you can teach your kids bedroom organization skills they can use throughout their lives. The following guidelines can help them learn to tackle the mess to keep their bedroom clean and organized. […]

By |2020-05-15T17:03:02-04:00March 6th, 2017|Organizing Advice, Family Life|

How to Choose the Best Self Storage Company

  In some ways, looking for a great self storage unit with a reliable company is like looking for a great apartment with a reliable building manager. The unit will ideally have everything you want at the right price, and you’ll be able to trust the self storage company to take care of any problems that arise, from security to pest control. […]

By |2018-07-26T18:30:15-04:00February 6th, 2017|Storage Tips|

The Most Popular Moving Services People Choose When Relocating

  Let’s face it: We all know that moving is hard work. The most popular moving services people choose when relocating run the gamut. While hiring a full-service moving company will alleviate much of the stress associated with a relocation, it can quickly become cost prohibitive. On the flipside, orchestrating a DIY move can take more time and resources than busy families and professionals have to spare. The solution? Choosing to hire out the most popular moving services gives you a combination of a less stressful and more economical experience. Before you spend your hard-earned cash on additional services to help out during your next move, here are some helpful tips on where to spend your money to get the biggest [...]

By |2018-01-07T19:58:56-05:00December 12th, 2016|Moving & Traveling|

Moving During Winter + Printable Safety Checklist

  Google moving during winter, and it’s no surprise that Chicago, famous for its frosty winters and icy winds, pops up on the first page. Here at Metro Self Storage, we know a thing or two about winter moving. Our first storage facility opened its doors in Chicago more than forty years ago. We’ve lived through, and sometimes even loved, every winter since, which probably qualifies us as experts on moving during winter more than just about anyone else. We’ve created a helpful checklist for you to download and print at the end of this blog. […]

By |2018-09-22T12:54:14-04:00December 6th, 2016|Moving & Traveling|

Thankful Thanksgiving Storage Tips + Free Printable

  While Halloween kicks off the winter holiday season, Thanksgiving offers an opportunity for some serious celebrating. Will it be last-minute planning and chaos? Or, will you keep calm and Thanksgiving on? There is no time like the present to get ready to entertain—learn how to organize holiday helpers and keep leftovers safe with our thankful Thanksgiving storage tips.  The holiday rush can make it easier to get distracted and miss out on the special moments. It’s why Metro Self Storage is dedicated to helping you live an organized life every day of the year.  […]

By |2017-09-12T21:32:13-04:00November 21st, 2016|Storage Tips, Family Life|

Bedroom Storage on a Budget

Clothes on the ground. Papers stacked up on the desk. A lone shoe missing its mate. Does that sound like your bedroom storage? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to get organized. When most people think of affordable bedroom storage, they think of big ugly boxes, plastic totes, or DIY furniture from big-box stores. Metro Self Storage is here to change your mind and offer an alternative. Here are a few ideas to help you organize your bedroom and do it in style. Five Cheap and Easy Ways to Organize Your Bedroom Buy Bed Risers Call it a trick from our college days. If you’re living, or have ever lived in a dorm, then you know that when [...]

By |2020-06-30T10:35:32-04:00October 24th, 2016|Storage Tips, Organizing Advice|
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