Category Archives: Packing to Move

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! […]

Movin’ On Up Made Easy!

Categories: Packing to Move, Self-Storage, Storage-Tips

Moving is one of the most stressful parts of life. However, a good plan makes for a good move. These tips you can relax and focus on the exciting new adventure before you. These smart solutions will lead to a stress-free move. With consideration and a planning you can make any move the smart move. […]

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!

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 […]

Did you know that moving is one of the top 3 most stressful events in a person’s life? If you or someone you know is moving be sure to follow these steps to make the move stress and hassle free! One Month Before….. Take an inventory of your home.  Decide what you want to keep […]

1. Paint Walls Paint your walls a neutral color.  Stick with warm light browns and off-whites.  Try not to paint every room in the house the same color…mix it up a little! 2. Clean or Replace Floors If you have hardwood floors, try to have them refinished.  If refinishing them seems too pricey and they […]

BOXES. You will need a large number of boxes for your move. Boxes should be in good condition and come in an assortment of sizes and shapes.  Be sure that your boxes have covers that can be sealed in order to protect your belongings. WRAPPING PAPER. Use white newsprint to wrap items that can be easily stained or soiled.  The […]

Hello Pittsburgh and extended web family! We at STORExpress are so excited to share some great information with you on storing, moving, packing, staging your home to sell and everything in between. For our first blog, we want to share some helpful packing tips: Begin packing belongings that are not used frequently. These items can usually be found in the basement, […]