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 […]
Our Car Storage was recently featured on the SelfStorage.com Blog. The post highlights a few facilities around the country with storage for collectible cars. Here’s how they thought ours stood out: STORExpress Self Storage in Pittsburgh, PA, is jumping into classic car storage this summer with a purpose-built facility, unconventionally housed on the second floor […]
The spring semester is coming to a close soon and while most of our focus will be on acing our finals and bringing up that GPA, it’s also time to think about summer plans. If you are making a transition out of student housing, the bulk of your time and stress is dedicated to your […]
We are now entering the midst of the holiday season and with all the joy and peace on earth this time of year brings, there is no doubt that stress and chaos are occasional guests at holiday dinner tables as well. So, to make sure your holiday is filled with more cheer and less fear we’ve compiled five ways self-storage can clear up your house (and your head) to make sure you have more peaceful, silent nights!
Coming this fall to STORExpress Self Storage: brand new band rehearsal spaces in Pittsburgh’s Etna neighborhood. Centrally located approximately ten minutes from downtown Pittsburgh on Butler Street, the new band rehearsal rooms are set to be ready by mid-fall 2012 and will even include a recording studio! Utilizing self storage as a place to rehearse […]
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?
Utilizing a self storage unit as personal office is the perfect solution for many small business owners, independent contractors and other entrepreneurs alike. This innovative trend has helped many businesses avoid the expensive cost of commercial real estate.
Being sure not to rent more space than you need will save you hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars.
1. Consider the Cost of Moving: If you are moving, it is important to consider your moving costs as part of your total expense, in addition to putting some of your belongings into storage. Some storage facilities offer discounts on rental trucks or a free truck for your move. Be sure to ask about any discount programs […]
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 […]