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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 Pantry Organization Makes the Holidays Better

  Every holiday season is an opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family. However, if you’re in charge of cooking, you can easily miss out on this opportunity by getting stuck in the kitchen the whole time. One way to avoid this problem is to organize your pantry before the holiday rush. Here’s why: […]

By |2018-12-13T20:20:32-04:00December 5th, 2017|Organizing Advice|

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 |2017-09-23T18:31:44-04:00March 6th, 2017|Family Life, Organizing Advice|

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 |2019-01-14T19:17:22-04:00October 24th, 2016|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

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|

Kitchen Storage: Tips and Tricks to Make Your Space More Productive

A room that is the heart and soul of a home needs special consideration when it comes to kitchen storage. Successful kitchen design is equal parts work space, storage solutions, and seating areas for family and friends. If you want a storage-packed kitchen that is both functional and beautiful, these tips will help make the most of any kitchen. […]

By |2017-09-12T20:34:21-04:00May 23rd, 2016|Storage Tips|

Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle on Earth Day with Self Storage

Say, what? You are no doubt asking, “How is it possible to reduce, reuse, & recycle on Earth Day with a storage unit?” It’s a legitimate question because according to the media America has a serious problem with consumption. Even Slate weighed in to tell us how we have become a self storage nation. But the reality is that self storage is most often used to ease stress during life transitions like moving or relocating for a new job, an unexpected death of a beloved grandparent, or combining households. […]

By |2017-09-12T20:18:16-04:00April 20th, 2016|Storage Tips|

5 Tips for DIY Home Storage

  Decluttering before guests arrive, tackling spring cleaning or a visit from an outspoken friend or relative can inspire you to finally get everything organized and stored properly. While self storage is a great option for some, you may also decide to find enough space for home storage without ever leaving the hosue. If you choose to “do it yourself,” keep in mind the following 5 tips to increase your chances of success. […]

By |2017-10-22T20:26:29-04:00March 28th, 2016|DIY Home & Projects, Storage Tips|
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