Category Archives: Packing to Move

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 […]

Movin’ On Up Made Easy!

Categories: Moving, 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. […]

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!

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 […]

Packing Your Storage Unit to Save Money

Categories: Moving to Pittsburgh, Packing to Move, Uncategorized

When you look into most self-storage units, what you’ll generally find is a really great attempt at packing it…other times you’ll find quite the opposite attempt.  A rule of thumb is that the average person will only utilize approximately 50% of their storage unit’s available space, and even the best packers will utilize only 70% […]

Be Prepared for your Move!

Categories: Declutter, Depersonalize, Moving, Moving Supplies, Packing to Move, Pittsburgh Small Businesses, Self-Storage, Staging

  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 […]

Inexpensive Ways to Stage and Design

Categories: Declutter, Depersonalize, Moving, Moving Supplies, Packing to Move, Pittsburgh Small Businesses, Self-Storage, Staging

    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 […]

Five Essential Packing Materials for Your Pittsburgh, PA Move!

Categories: Moving, Packing to Move, Self-Storage

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 […]