Category Archives: Seasonal Storage

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 […]

Reasons to Use Self Storage in the Summer

Categories: Seasonal Storage, Self-Storage, Uncategorized

Students come home from college and boarding school, families are moving, and couples are getting married. The summer season is a very unique time to use storage facilities. You should use self-storage if you are: Selling, Moving and/or Renovating Your Home. When it comes to selling moving and renovating your home, using a storage facility […]

Tips to Make Storing Your Items Over the Summer Easier

Categories: Seasonal Storage, Storage-Tips, Uncategorized

  The end of the semester is near, which means cramming for finals, embarking on summer internships, and moving out of dorm rooms. For some students, packing up and transporting their belongings to their parents’ house or a new apartment is not practical. Instead, renting a storage unit for the summer offers a more affordable […]

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 […]

PITTSBURGH – December 2016 – STORExpress is pleased to announce it is teaming up with Toys for Tots to ensure a joy-filled Christmas for hundreds of children.

Toys for Tots donation boxes have been set up at all STORExpress locations. Toy collection will run until December 19th, 2016. Please join STORExpress and the Marine Corps Reserve in supporting Toys for Tots by bringing a new unwrapped toy to any STORExpress location. Visit for locations and office hours.

In addition to setting up donation boxes, STORExpress will also be contributing the use of one of their box trucks to transport donated bicycles to the Toys for Tots warehouse on December 8th, 2016.

“We are proud to be a Toys for Tots Donation location and even prouder to be able to provide a means of transport for donated gifts,” says Alana Roberts, assistant manager at STORExpress Brinton. “As the premiere climate-controlled self-storage companies in Pittsburgh, STORExpress and their employees are dedicated to providing unique storage solutions to the residents of Pittsburgh. During the holiday season, it is great to be able to make the holiday magical for those less fortunate.”


Donation boxes can be found at the following locations:

Etna/Sharpsburg – 100 Hafner Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15223

Murrysville – 6335 William Penn Highway Export. PA 15632

Braddock Hills – 1555 Brinton Road Pittsburgh, PA 15221

McKees Rocks – 24 Furnace Street Pittsburgh, PA 15136

New Kensington – 196 Coxcomb Hill Road New Kensington, PA 15068

South Side – 200 S. 22nd Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Robinson – 4317 Campbells Run Road Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Turtle Creek – 1210 Airbrake Avenue Turtle Creek, PA 15145


Visit for directions and office hours.

6 Steps to Prepare Your Car for Long-Term Storage

Categories: Car Storage, Seasonal Storage, Self-Storage, Storage-Tips, Vehicle Storage

  6 Steps to Prepare Your Car for Long-Term Storage Wash and wax the vehicle before placing it in long-term car storage. Use a high coverage wax for the best sealant. Clean the inside of the car. The car should look brand new. Crumbs, trash, and clothes will deteriorate over time and you don’t want […]

Celebrate the 4th of July in Pittsburgh

Categories: Seasonal Storage, Travel and Vacation, Uncategorized

The Best Events for Fireworks and Fourth of July Celebrations! 6th Annual Beaver County BOOM! Fireworks Display WHEN: July 2, 2016 at 9:45 p.m. WHERE: Bridgewater Park Center Township WHEN: July 9-10, 2016 at 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m. Sunday WHERE: Fred Taddeo Municipal Park Hopewell Township’s Park Fest WHEN: July 9, […]

Preparing Your Pittsburgh Home Before Vacation

Categories: Seasonal Storage, Travel and Vacation

Avoid worrying about your home while relaxing on vacation. Follow these 7 steps to make your traveling stress-free! Prevent burglars by making your house look lived-in. Ask your local post office to hold your mail, or ask a neighbor to collect it for you. Put timers on lights by windows. Make sure they are on […]

VERY Simple Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

Categories: Declutter, Seasonal Storage, Self-Storage

The holidays are upon us!  ‘Tis a time for opening our hearts and unfortunately our wallets too!  But just because your bank account might not be filled with gold (or frankincense or myrrh) doesn’t mean you can’t decorate your home for the season! Here are some creative and SIMPLE, again, SIMPLE ways people have decorated […]

Creative Garage Storage – Pittsburgh Self Storage Blog

Categories: Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Seasonal Storage, Storage space

Clutter is everywhere and starting to take over people’s garages. Here are some innovative ideas on how to organize your garage in an inexpensive way!   Pick up a free pallet at your local home store and use it to organize your shovels, rakes, and brooms. No need to hunt for them in your garage […]