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14 Dec
Couple taking a selfie at Coney Island.
How Brooklyn Storage Lockers Make Your NYC Lifestyle More Fun
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Everyone moving to a Brooklyn high-rise, historic bungalow, or studio apartment has one thing in common: the need for more storage space. That’s why convenient and affordable Brooklyn storage lockers can make your NYC lifestyle a little more fun and a lot more organized.  As New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn has transformed itself...

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07 Dec
An apartment with various shelves, drawers, and a table full of items.
How to Maximize Small Storage in New York
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As the most populated city in the United States, it should come as no surprise that space comes at a premium in New York City. With over 8 million people calling The Big Apple their home, many lofts and apartments in the city are naturally compact in size in order to make room for everyone. ...

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27 Oct
Family sitting on their car trunk holding boxes.
Do I Need Climate-Controlled Storage for My Winter Move?
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Preparing for a winter move is a little more challenging than moving during the spring or summer months. As a result, you’ll want to take into account a few extra considerations for properly packing and preparing your household belongings for winter storage. In many cases, deciding to rent a climate-controlled storage unit for your winter...

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05 Oct
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Snowbird Storage: Preparing to Fly the Coop
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Winter is just over the seasonal horizon, and snowbirds, those among us who skip out on the cold months to migrate to warmer climates for a season, are probably starting to pack their things. The excitement is mounting, and they’re looking forward to what warm winter has in store for them.  But before that, some...

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11 Aug
How Self Storage Benefits Motorcycle Owners
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Whether you live in an apartment or your garage is overflowing, having extra space to store an additional vehicle isn’t always an option. Even so, garages and sheds may not be pest-free or safe places to store high-value items like motorcycles. Mice and other small rodents are attracted to motorcycle exhaust pipes and engine compartments...

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27 Jun
Woman taping a cardboard moving box closed.
How to Prepare Your Belongings for Long-Term Storage
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Here at Metro, we understand the importance of preparing your belongings for long-term storage. Whether you’re moving or life has thrown you a curveball, knowing your precious items are safe and secure is one less stressor.  Self storage facilities are designed to accommodate both short- and long-term household and business storage items. Even so, not...

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