Category Archives: Packing tips

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 […]

Surviving the TOY-NADO! Declutter & Store the Toy Stash!

Categories: Customer Service, Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Moving, Moving Supplies, Moving to Pittsburgh, Pack & Move, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Pittsburgh Small Businesses, Pittsburgh storage, Seasonal Storage, Self-Storage, Staging, Storage size, Storage space, Storage-Tips, STORExpress News

Have you ever gone down to get something to drink at night and been scared by what turned out to be your kids’ toys? Maybe it’s the looming shadow of a rocking horse. Maybe you step on a Lego block or a light up toy. Maybe you slip on a hoverboard at the base of […]

10 Tips For Moving On A Budget

Categories: Moving Supplies, Moving to Pittsburgh, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Self-Storage, Storage size, Storage space, Storage-Tips

Moving is expensive. It’s exhausting. It’s stressful. It really is the stuff of grown-up nightmares. There are so many steps it can be very overwhelming and leave you feeling defeated. Packing supplies, movers (be they professional or friends), truck rental, cleaning…it just goes on and on. Moving should be an exciting new start for you […]

How to Pack Your Storage Unit to Save Money

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Moving, Pack & Move, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Uncategorized

Packing to move is probably not your idea of a good time. A lot of people will try to get through packing as fast as possible and not care about staying organized. However, when you rent a storage unit, it’s better to pack it right the first time and save yourself from regret and frustration […]

Calculating storage unit size based on truck load

Categories: Moving, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Storage size

So, you have your moving truck packed and your headed to your local storage facility to unload it into your brand new storage unit. You have a couple of key pieces of information, but you still can’t figure out what size storage unit you need. Let us help you!

When Is Climate Controlled Storage Necessary?

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Packing tips, Pittsburgh storage

In addition to traditional storage units, most self-storage companies also offer climate controlled space. Climate controlled storage is usually kept at a temperature of anywhere between 50 degrees to 70 degrees. This regulation of temperature protects items from the fluctuations which can cause damage such as warping. But when are climate controlled units really necessary?

Now Offering ‘Protection Packages’ to Customers

Categories: Customer Service, Customer Service, Moving to Pittsburgh, Packing tips, Self-Storage, Storage security

STORExpress Self Storage strives to keep our customer’s stored possessions at their safest; that is why we now offer “Protection Packages” to our customers at a low price.  Our protection packages include: Chair, sofa, and mattress covers to keep items in great condition. Disc padlock to secure storage units. Paper Pads to protect items from […]

16 Packing Tips!

Categories: Moving, Moving to Pittsburgh, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Pittsburgh storage, Self-Storage

When you’re moving into a storage unit, the amount of stuff you need to transport can be overwhelming. You want to know the best ways to pack so that you can save time and be as efficient as possible while also avoiding damaging your items. Here are 16 packing tips to get your belongings ready […]