Storage Insights - Morningstar Storage

Seven Smart Moving Tips for the Summer Season »

Did you know that, historically, the summer season is the best time of year to move homes? In fact, 70% of all moves in the United States tend to take place between Memorial Day and Labor Day. There are a lot of reasons why this might be the case. For one, the school’s out for … Continued

The Ultimate Moving Guide: Houston, Texas »

Depending on who you ask, you might hear the names Bayou City, Space City, or even Clutch City. But to those who reside in Houston, Texas, the main thing they call this beautiful city is “home”.  As the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston is well known for … Continued

How to Properly Store Your Wine Collection »

Is there anything worse than opening up a bottle of wine that you were very excited to try, just to find that it somehow spoiled overnight? After all, wine can come at a higher price point than some of the other adult beverages on the market — and it’s also one of the more precarious … Continued

What Size Moving Truck Do I Need? »

Anyone who has ever participated in the moving process knows that it’s a complicated endeavor. Not only are you expected to pack up your life within a few cardboard boxes, but then you have to figure out the logistics of moving said belongings from Point A to Point B! From packing boxes all the way … Continued

Great Non-Profits to Get Involved With in Houston, Texas »

If you live in the Houston, TX area, there are a variety of non-profits you can get involved with — whether that’s dedicating time, financial contributions, or other methods of support! Here is a list of a few non-profit partners that Morningstar Storage works with in the Houston area, as well as some ideas to … Continued

Top Ten Reasons to Love Living in Charlotte »

When visiting the largest city in the state of North Carolina, it’s pretty easy to see why so many people are actively deciding to call Charlotte home. After all, it’s a thriving city, full of arts and entertainment options, sporting events, job opportunities, and overall great quality of life. With more than 911,700 people living … Continued

Here’s What You Need to Know Before Moving to Charlotte »

Whether you’re looking to join the thriving workforce in the second-largest banking city in the United States, hoping to relocate to a centralized city right in between the mountains and the coastline or want to head Uptown on Sundays to cheer on the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina, is the perfect place … Continued

Making a Complete Checklist for Your Next Big Move »

We get it: moving can be a very overwhelming process. It can feel like there are a million and one things that need to get done before the big day, and figuring out where to start is half the struggle! What should you pack first? Who do you call to schedule day-of movers? Is there … Continued

Great Non-Profits to Get Involved With in Charlotte, NC »

If you live in the Charlotte, NC area, there are plenty of non-profits that you can get involved in. We have compiled a list of some of the non-profits our stores work with here in the area, as well as ways that you can get involved! Non-Profits that Help Women & Children Baby Bundles Founded … Continued

Business Spotlight: SoCo Swings »

Did you know there are lots of people running businesses out of their Morningstar Storage units? It’s an unlikely location, but with heated and cooled units, package acceptance, and a secure space, lots of people are finding success using this as their business location or office! Last month, we interviewed Tony Evans, Founder and CEO of Fit … Continued

Business Spotlight: Fit Storybook »

Did you know there are lots of people running businesses out of their Morningstar Storage units? It’s an unlikely location, but with heated and cooled units, package acceptance, and a secure space, lots of people are finding success using this as their business location or office! Over the next few months, we’re going to highlight … Continued

Hand-Me-Down Storage: Storing Baby Items for Future Use »

Bringing a new baby into your home is a magical experience (when you look past the lack of sleep and dirty diapers). What’s less magical is the fact that babies grow fast and need new clothes every six months. It really does feel like you’re constantly cleaning out dresser drawers to make space for new … Continued

The Storage Edit: Three Ways to Get Organized In Your Storage Unit »

Last year, Netflix dove headlong into the ideas of “tidying up” and identifying things that “spark joy” with the streaming sensation Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. This short series, based on Kondo’s book, focused on decluttering your home and only  keeping things that make you happy. Now, there’s a (relatively) new series with many of … Continued

Do I Need a Moving Truck? »

If you’re moving, how do you determine when to rent a truck and when to just ask a friend for help? Learn how using our rental truck can save you money and time.

How Do I Know How Much Space I Need? »

You know you need storage, but you’re not sure how much storage to get. We’ll help you figure out the right amount of space for your budget and belongings.

Self Storage for Empty Nesters »

Maybe your house feels a little too big now, or maybe you need extra space to take up a new hobby. Self storage is a great way to downsize and declutter.