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How to Navigate a Last-Minute Move and Secure Housing

As if packing up your life for a move isn’t stressful enough, sometimes you may have to do it at the last minute due to unexpected circumstances or life events. Don’t let a short-notice move make you short-circuit—Storage Express offers this guide of helpful tips for moving at the last minute. Preparing for Your Last-Minute […]

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Small Business Storage Solutions Can Make Things More Manageable

Running a small business can be stressful—especially if you’re worried about your bottom line, downsizing staff, or vacating your office space entirely. And that’s not to mention the small day-to-day stuff that might add stress, like managing excess inventory or office essentials. Throughout the transitions, trials, and tribulations our local businesses have endured, Storage Express […]

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Life Events Series: Self Storage for 20-Somethings in Times of Transition

“Adulting” looks different to everyone. While plenty of people prefer to start settling down with a career, house, and family when they reach their 20s, others aren’t in any hurry to make drastic lifestyle commitments. After all, in our fast-paced culture, age 30 is becoming the new 20. Both decades of life are equally typical […]

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Life Events Series: Self Storage for Students Through the Seasons

The typical college student is in a state of nearly constant transition, from new roommates to studying abroad to moving home for the summer months. Downsizing your belongings before moving into a dorm room—then collecting more stuff from back home before moving into your first apartment—is hard work and can make it difficult to ever […]

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Life Event Series: Sorting Through Belongings While Moving a Loved One Into a Retirement Home

When an elderly loved one is no longer suited to live independently, coming to an agreement about that fact can be anything from a pleasantly painless conversation to a frustrating, long-fought battle. After all, it’s not always easy to accept help—especially when it involves a permanent lifestyle change. Therefore, helping a friend or family member […]

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Storage Express Opens New Indianapolis Storage Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bloomington, Indiana June 5, 2019   STORAGE EXPRESS OPENS NEW INDIANAPOLIS STORAGE FACILITY Bloomington, IND –Storage Express opened a new self-storage facility in Indianapolis, one of the company’s fastest growing markets. This project is part of the company’s ongoing expansion efforts across their five-state footprint, and marks their 111thproperty. The 55,000 square foot […]

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Life Events Series: How to Handle Your Baby Eagle Leaving the Nest for College

The summer before college begins is one chock-full of complex emotions and feelings. From immense excitement to intense waves of nostalgia, both parents and recent high school graduates will feel all the feels with such a huge life milestone looming on the horizon. Despite the positivity that surrounds your child’s new life adventure, it can […]

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Storage Express Continues Illinois Expansion – Acquires Three Facilities

STORAGE EXPRESS   CONTINUES ILLINOIS EXPANSION ACQUIRES THREE FACILITIES   Bloomington, IN — Indiana-based Storage Express recently added three Illinois properties in the Bloomington-Normal metro area.  These facilities offer Central Illinois area residents and students (at nearby Illinois State University and at Illinois Wesleyan University) over 77,000 square feet of space.   Last year the company […]

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Life Events Series: Giving Yourself Room in Retirement

Retirement is a big life event, signaling your departure from the workforce and the beginning of an entirely new – and more relaxed – lifestyle. Despite the monetary implications of retirement, there’s more to it than sitting on a beach with an umbrella drink, working your way through your savings. Use this Life Events Series […]

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Life Events Series: Making Space for a Growing Family

Families have a lot of stuff. It’s simply a part of any young (and growing) household. From the minute you decide to have kids, you start adding more and more possessions. But with your home becoming more crowded by the day (they sure are aging out of their clothes fast, aren’t they?), a big question […]

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Storage Express Acquires 2nd Facility In Macomb, IL

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has purchased Land of Lincoln Storage in Macomb, Illinois, a city of 20,000 people, and the home of Western Illinois University. The 170 unit facility marks the company’s 13th acquisition in Illinois this year. Jeff Herrmann of Marcus & Millichap represented both Buyer & Seller in this transaction, which closed all-cash […]

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A Guide to Protecting and Preserving Wooden Furniture

It gets hot and humid in the summer and frigid during the long winter months in Princeton, IN. These extreme temperature fluctuations don’t do any good for stored furniture. Hot, dry weather causes cracks in wooden chairs and tables, and high humidity leads to warping and premature aging. Before you store your furniture in your […]

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Smart Shed Storage: Making the Most of the Limited Space You Have

If you’re like any great Midwesterner in Noblesville IN, you know the importance of having a shed in your backyard. It serves as the outdoor closet for everything from lawnmowers to sporting equipment. However, it can get cluttered in no time if it’s not consistently organized. Storage Express has a few tips for keeping your […]

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Self Storage Can Help You Throw the Best Backyard Party Ever

Not everyone in Evansville, IN has enough space in their homes to store supplies for backyard parties. Grills, picnic tables, and other equipment take up space not only in the garage but also in the patio and the yard. Though you might not have room for these things, you don’t have to miss out on […]

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The Benefits of Keeping Up Your Spring Cleaning Routine Year-Round

As spring comes to an end in New Albany, IN, time is running out to get to your spring cleaning. No one wants to spend a month in the summer to clean out every room in their house. Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be a one-season chore; it can be done all year long. Storage […]

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Real Storage Auctions of Indianapolis: Debunking the Myths

Don’t believe everything that you see on television. Storage auctions happen quite often in Indianapolis, IN, but they’re rarely like the bidding wars that take place in TV shows. An auction happens when a renter has no longer paid the monthly rent and leaves their items behind in self storage. We’re here to debunk the […]

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Vacationing Without Clutter: Tips for Packing Lightly & Efficiently

Summertime is close at hand, making residents in Madison, IN plan for their next vacation. Maybe it’s time to book a flight to another country, or perhaps it sounds like a great idea to visit a beach down in Florida. No matter where you go, packing lightly is the best way to stay organized and […]

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College Students Moving In
Summer Break Storage Solutions for Students Going Back Home

Your time away at school may be packed with activities, but stressing over what to do with your things over the summer months shouldn’t be one of them. Storage Express explains why storage units are an excellent option between semesters. With facilities in Columbus, OH and other locations around the Midwest, we’re here to help […]

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Storage Express Clarksville, Indiana
Storage Express Nearly Doubles Size Of Clarksville, IN Facility

Bloomington, IND – Indiana based Storage Express is excited to announce the expansion and Grand Reopening of their Clarksville, Indiana facility located at 910 Woodstock Drive. The 85,000 square foot facility is located just off Veterans Parkway, and is located minutes from I-65 and the I-265 Beltway around Metro Louisville. It is 5 miles north […]

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Sorting Before Moving: What You Should and Shouldn’t Keep

Moving is difficult work, no matter if you’re relocating across the country, moving to a nearby town, or staying in the same community. But it does provide you with the opportunity to sort through your things before you make the move, lightening your load in the process. Make the transition in or out of Centerville, […]

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Storage Express Buys 12 Facilities In Illinois

Bloomington, IND — Indiana-based Storage Express has purchased a dozen facilities located across central Illinois. The seller was the Plummer family, of the RP Lumber Company. The sellers own and operate over 50 building materials stores in Illinois. They developed storage facilities over the past decade adjacent to their retail stores. The Plummers decided to […]

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Minimalism Made Easy with Self Storage

Minimalism has swept the nation and affected how people live in and decorate their homes. Residents in Clarksville, IN are hopping on the minimalist train, opting for less clutter and more space. Living minimally doesn’t mean getting rid of everything in your home. In fact, it simply means getting rid of the excess to live […]

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A Place for Your Patchwork: Quilting Storage Tips

If you love to quilt or want to learn more about it, there’s no better place to be than right here in Bloomington, IN. The Indiana Heritage Quilt Show is held March 1-3 and features quilting workshops and shows. It gives local and area residents a chance to show off their work or participate in […]

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24-Hour Rental Centers: Do Self Storage on Your Time

When it comes to storage units, access is key. Between work, family, and other responsibilities, you’re on a crunch for time, and it’s not always easy to align your schedule with that of your storage facility. To make your storage experience more convenient than ever, we’re offering something entirely new to the storage industry: 24-hour […]

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All About Appliances: How to Store Them the Right Way

Whether you’re remodeling, moving, or want to preserve old appliances to pass down to your kids when they move out, storing appliances correctly is crucial. From pest prevention to avoiding dents and damage, protect your investments from all kinds of hazards. With locations in Indianapolis, IN and cities across the Midwest and Southern regions, Storage […]

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Storage Express Centerville, Indiana
Storage Express Acquires Centerville, IN Facility; Other Indiana Expansions Underway

Bloomington, IN — Indiana-based Storage Express has completed the acquisition and complete remodel of its first facility in Centerville, Ind., one of Midwest Living Magazine’s recently selected top small-town getaways destinations. Storage Express’ new facility at 1183 Airport Road offers Centerville and neighboring Richmond 25,000 square feet of storage space along National Road. Storage Express […]

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Storage Express Fort Wayne, Indiana
Storage Express Expands With Second Location In Fort Wayne, IN

Bloomington, IN — Indiana-based Storage Express has acquired a 50,000 square foot property in Fort Wayne, IN, bringing the total number of Storage Express properties to 92. This purchase represents the company’s second location in Fort Wayne, the state’s second largest city. The property just underwent an extensive face-lift.  Customers now enjoy improvements including a […]

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Storage Express Indianapolis, Indiana
Storage Express Opens 8th Indy Location

STORAGE EXPRESS has opened its newest facility in Indianapolis. This marks the Company’s eighth location in the Indy, and its 91st overall. The 34,000 square foot facility is located on the south side of Indy, on the busy Madison Avenue corridor. Their newest property offers climate controlled storage spaces, hi-definition security cameras, personalized gate codes and […]

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Storage Express Indianapolis, Indiana
Storage Express Doubles Size Of Its Indianapolis, Mann Road Facility

BLOOMINGTON, IN — Storage Express has completed the expansion of their Indianapolis Mann Road facility. The 62,000 square foot facility, located on the southwest side of the city, alongside I-465, near the Indianapolis International Airport, doubled in size. Storage Express has seven locations in the Indy-Metro area. The Company opened a new Indianapolis facility on Hanna […]

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Storage Express’ 90th Location Opens In Indianapolis, IN

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of their 90th facility.  The 30,000 square foot facility is located on the south side of the Indianapolis on Hanna Avenue, along I-65 near the I-465 interchange. This facility marks the company’s eighth Indianapolis-area location. This super high-visibility location was developed on a narrow […]

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Storage Express Acquires By-Pass Self Storage In Muncie, IN

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has acquired By-Pass Storage in Muncie, Indiana. The 25,000 square foot facility is located on the east side of the city on Centennial Avenue, just off of the Muncie Bypass/IN-67. This facility is the company’s first in Muncie and their 66th in Indiana. The Company will upgrade the property with the new […]

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“Takin’ Care Of Business” … & Inventory!

Store your excess inventory at Storage Express. You’ve just opened your office and need a place to store your excess inventory. You could keep it in the office, but you don’t want the clutter making things look unprofessional. You could rent a warehouse, but that comes with an expensive long-term lease. What may not cross […]

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Outsmart Pests

Summer is finally here and with it Mother Nature is in full swing. The grass is green, the flowers have bloomed and the insects and critters have come out. With a little bit of preparation you can ensure that your items are better protected from any curious creatures who might try to sneak into your […]

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Storage Express Lebanon, Indiana
Storage Express Opens New Facility In Lebanon, IN

Storage Express is pleased to announce the opening of a new location in Lebanon, Indiana. The newly-constructed facility offers 30,000 square feet, divided amongst a number of conveniently sized rental spaces. The new Storage Express facility is located immediately west of I-65, approximately 15 miles northwest of Indianapolis, Indiana. The facility features Storage Express’ signature […]

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Storage Express Bloomington, Indiana
Storage Express Converts Retail Space Into Self Storage Facility

STORAGE EXPRESS is excited to announce the opening of an indoor heated & cooled storage facility in Bloomington, Indiana. The company converted a former HH Gregg home electronics retail store into a 30,000 square foot storage facility. The property is on SR46 — the main road leading into the Indiana University campus, located less than a […]

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A Place for Everything, Everything in it’s Place

Declutter and organize your life. Let Storage Express help take some weight off your shoulders… and your living space. Now that you’ve rented your storage space and packed it to the brim you can finally organize at home. These tips will help you make effective use of all your newfound space and keep the clutter […]

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Self Storage 101

All storage spaces are not created equal. It’s easy to think that a 10’ x 10’ storage space is the same no matter where you go, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Each facility is different and the extra services and amenities are what will make your storage experience top notch. When shopping […]

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Are you auction savvy? Going once… going twice… don’t miss out.

Since its debut in 2010 the TV series Storage Wars has turned self storage auctions into a cultural phenomenon. Along with several similar shows and spin-offs, the once niche world of storage auctions has been brought into primetime. Storage Express holds auctions at all 87 of its facilities and the following tips can help prepare […]

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Account Info at the Tip of your Fingers

We do spend a lot of time online; from shopping to banking everything has been made easier to do online, so why shouldn’t self storage be the same way. With Storage Express you can rent your new space and make all your payments online. You can handle everything on your account from the comfort of […]

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Start Fresh in 2015. Kiss Clutter Goodbye!

With the New Year upon us it’s time to start thinking about those resolutions. If one of your resolutions is to get more organized Storage Express can help you start off 2015 organized and clutter free. Kiss holiday decorations goodbye The holidays have come and gone but the decorations are still taking up space. Instead […]

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Temperature Controlled Units – When do they make sense?

As the weather outside becomes more frigid we do everything we can to combat it. We crank up the heat at home, let the car warm up in the morning and bundle up before going out. While we do all we can to combat the cold at home the same care isn’t usually on our […]

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Self Storage Holiday Tips

With the holiday season just around the corner everyone’s schedule will start to get busier. Whether it’s finding a place for the decorations or just removing some of the clutter before the relatives arrive, self-storage can make your life easier around the holidays, especially when the facility offers 24/7 access and customer service for your […]

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Storage Express Expands Operations With 24/7 Customer Service

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express’ contact center in Bloomington, Indiana is now open around-the-clock. The Indiana-headquartered company that presently owns and operates 85 locations has extended contact center operations from 7am-10pm to 24 hours a day. The Company continues to grow, working to serve Midwestern customers with the best service and convenience available by extending customer […]

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Storage Express Expands Into Evansville, IN

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has acquired Duncan Self Storage in Evansville, Indiana.  This is the Company’s first location in Evansville, the Hoosier State’s third largest city. The 15,000 square foot facility is located on the east side on Green River Road, and is south of E Lloyd Expressway. The Storage Express acquisition team began putting […]

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Storage Express Columbus, Ohio
Storage Express Moves Into Columbus, OH

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has acquired a self-storage property in Columbus, Ohio.  The 35,000 square foot facility is located on the southeast side of the city on Chatterton Road, just south of I-70. This facility is the company’s first in Columbus, and their sixth in the Buckeye State. The Company will upgrade the property with the […]

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Storage Express Fort Wayne, Indiana
Storage Express Expands Into Fort Wayne, IN

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has acquired a self-storage facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The 65,000 square foot facility is located on the northeast side of the city on St. Joe Center Road, off of I-69.  The Company has now added eight new locations to their portfolio over the past year. This comes off of a […]

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Storage Express Indianapolis, Indiana
Storage Express Buys 6th Facility In Indianapolis

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has acquired the former Community Storage in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 37,000 square foot facility is located on the southwest side of the city on Lynhurst Drive, alongside I-70, and near the Indianapolis International Airport.  This purchase marks the company’s sixth Indianapolis-area location, and is about five miles from their recently […]

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Storage Express Indianapolis, Indiana
Storage Express Continues To Expand In Indianapolis, IN

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Storage Express has acquired Store N Lock self storage in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 35,000 square foot facility is located on the southwest side of the city, right off of I-465, near I-70 and the Indianapolis International Airport. Storage Express is pleased to add another Indianapolis facility to their portfolio. The Company now has […]

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Storage Express Anderson, Indiana
Storage Express Expands Into Anderson & Austin, IN

BLOOMINGTON, June 19, 2013 – Storage Express has acquired the former D-V Storage in Anderson, Indiana. The 32,000 square foot facility is along I-69, located thirty miles northeast of Indianapolis. Storage Express has begun upgrading the property with improved lighting, security and access control features, along with an automated 24-Hour Rental Center and other upgraded […]

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