Category Archives: Packing tips

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

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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 hover board at the base […]

6 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’s 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. Packing supplies, movers (be they professional or friends), truck rental, cleaning…it just goes on and on. STORExpress is here to help with a list for moving on a budget. 1). Research! […]

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!

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?

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 […]

TIP #1 Make packing easier by planning ahead! Gather up plenty of sturdy cartons or boxes along with packing paper, bubble wrap, sealing tape and markers, along with plenty of furniture covers. (Keep in mind; we sell a full range of packing supplies at STORExpress Self Storage!) TIP #2 Seal boxes tightly with packing tape […]