How to Thrift Like a Pro

Categories: Uncategorized

Shopping at thrift stores is a great way to save money, find unique clothing and furniture that you can’t find anywhere else, and who knows, you may stumble across something worth a lot of money. If you’re ready to hit up a few thrift stores, but aren’t sure how to start, here are some hints […]

Moving? How to Minimize Pet Stress

Categories: Moving, Pack & Move

  Moving is both exciting and stressful for people, so imagine how the change in routine and environment can affect your four-legged family members! In the chaos of finding a new home, boxing up your items and packing up moving trucks, thinking about the level of stress your pet is experiencing is probably not your […]

Meet the Team: Lori Heinecke

Categories: Employee profiles

Lori grew up in the South Hills area of Pittsburgh. Two years after graduating high school, she began working for STORExpress as an assistant manager at the South Side location. Due to her excellent customer service skills and dedication, she was quickly promoted to property manager. In 2013, Lori was promoted to Operations Supervisor, where […]

What do Fences, Silence of the Lambs and Flashdance have in common? If you guessed they are all movies, you are only partially correct. The tie that binds all of these movies together is that they were all shot here in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh has a rich cinematic history dating all the way back to 1914. […]

7 Pittsburgh Ice Cream Shops to Visit This Summer

Categories: Pittsburgh News & Events, Pittsburgh Small Businesses, Uncategorized

7 Pittsburgh Ice Cream Shops to Visit This Summer Summer is fun, but the 90 degree heat isn’t. One of the best ways to cool down is with a tasty treat like ice cream. Dealing with heat and humidity isn’t as frustrating if you have a delicious cone in your hand. If you’re from Pittsburgh and haven’t […]

10 Steps to Move Your Child Into Their Dorm Room

Categories: Moving, Pack & Move, Packing tips, Seasonal Storage

Having your child go off to college is hard. It might seem like just yesterday you were sending them off to their first day of Kindergarten and now here you are. Empty nest syndrome can be tough, but going to college is a great experience that opens the door to new opportunities. Many parents find that […]

How to Prepare for a Flash Flood

Categories: Pittsburgh News & Events, Pittsburgh storage, Self-Storage, Storage space, Uncategorized, Vehicle Storage

Over the past few weeks, there were numerous storms and flash floods throughout Western Pennsylvania. The ground had already been saturated from the first storm and many people were caught off guard by the rain that just kept coming. Don’t get caught in the next storm without knowing how to get ready for it. It’s […]

PPG Announces Fan Favorite Winners; See How STORExpress Ranked

Categories: Pittsburgh News & Events, Pittsburgh Small Businesses, Pittsburgh storage, Self-Storage, Storage security, STORExpress News, Uncategorized

Thanks to our loyal customers that voted for STORExpress in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Fan Favorites contest! Here are the Results: North – Etna (1st place) South – South Side (2nd place) East – New Kensington (3rd place) West – McKees Rocks (2nd place) We are ecstatic to be ranked so highly as your favorite self-storage facility at […]

A Yard Sale Shopper’s Guide to Success

Categories: Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Uncategorized

During the summertime, yard sales are popping up around every neighborhood. Warm weather calls for a fresh clean-out of the home and someone else’s trash could be your treasure. It can either be a hit or a miss based on your personal preferences and what you need. The coolest part about them is that they’re […]