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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|

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|Family Life, Storage Tips|

Moving Checklist to Organize Your Move

  One way to make moving less daunting is to put everything you need to do on a checklist. Then, instead of stressing about forgetting something, you can simply look at the checklist to remember what to do next. For most situations, you should begin working through your checklist about two months before moving. However, if you’re moving internationally, you’ll probably need to plan more details in advance, especially if you need a visa. Depending on which country you’re moving to, the visa process could take anywhere from a couple weeks to longer than a year. Take this extra time into account as you put together your checklist and plan your move. Below is a list of points you should [...]

By |2018-09-22T01:55:53-04:00November 8th, 2016|Moving & Traveling|

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|

Popular New Year’s Resolutions: Celebrate National Get Organized Month

Clutter happens, often for good reasons, such as a new baby, a death in the family, a move or any other event that throws life out of balance. The New Year is a good time to hit the reset button, and since January is National Get Organized Month why not learn how to organize and simplify your home? Anyone can appreciate a place to rejuvenate after a long day, and without the distraction of clutter all around. […]

By |2016-03-15T11:15:26-04:00January 11th, 2016|Organizing Advice|

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 you want more organization, larger storage units can give you more flexibility and space. Large storage units can hold an entire household of belongings, but they are also utilized for storing vehicles, small boats, snowmobiles, and jet skis. The most sought after large storage units are typically 10X20 (200 square feet) and 10X30 (300 square feet). Follow these steps to keep your large storage unit [...]

By |2017-09-08T22:06:42-04:00April 4th, 2015|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|

The Best Ways to 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 tips on how to organize your storage unit, you’ll have no regrets when you can easily find an item you want to retrieve.   4 Organizing tips if you are renting small storage units for personal belongings […]

By |2017-08-15T21:49:03-04:00March 23rd, 2015|Organizing Advice, Storage Tips|
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