The Big Peach. The Big A. A-Town. New York of the South. Atlanta has a lot of nicknames. There are a lot of reasons people move to the Atlanta area each year. After all, a southern city with this amount of deep, rich history conjures images of good ol’ fashioned southern hospitality. But now, this … Continued
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
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
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
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” — Coretta Scott King Dedicating your time and energy to a local organization comes with a variety of benefits. Not only does it allow you to meet new people and contribute to helping out around your community, but it … Continued
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
When the tree comes down and the lights need packed up, how do you store holiday decor for future use? We have some ideas.
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
Self storage solves space issues for many people, including military families. Learn how Morningstar Storage serves our service members and their families.
Moving’s hard enough on its own. Moving with kids? That’s even more complicated. Use these tips to help smooth out the transition.
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
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
In this story, we’ll look at some of the most common storage needs—such as furniture, mattresses, and antiques— and help find ways to solve them.
Meet Gewina, the store manager at our South End Charlotte location who has been with Morningstar for 26 years. Yep, 26.
Whether you’re returning to campus or heading away for your first fall semester, using self storage while studying can really save space!
Trading cards are one of the most sought after collectibles on the market today. Learn how to properly preserve them for storage (or sale).
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.
If you love books but find yourself short on library space, we can help. Learn how to catalog and pack your books for storage.
From restaurants to retail, social distancing is vital for public safety during COVID-19. Learn how our storage units create more space for your business.
Those priceless memories can be fun to look at from time to time, but they take up lots of space. Self storage can preserve your photographs for years to come.
Wendy Messer is passionate about customer service, thrift shopping, and sock monkeys. Meet our Asheville, NC, property manager in this month’s spotlight.
In the mood to knock down a wall (or even paint one)? Use self storage at Morningstar Storage to stay organized during your home improvement project.
Listening to music in vinyl records can be a great way to unwind, but how should you store them? And where? We have a few ideas…
The best way to stay organized during your move is to label everything. We’ll give you some labeling tips to help prep for moving and storage.
Most realtors recommend staging your home for sale by eliminating extra furniture and photos. But where should they go? The answer is self storage!
Rotating your seasonal wardrobe is a great way to keep your closet organized. Learn how to cycle your sweaters with a self storage unit!
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.
If you’re a fishing or boating enthusiast, there’s no reason to keep your boat in your driveway. Learn how Morningstar Storage can get you out on the water this spring!
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.
Moving for the first time? The fifth? There’s always room for improvement! We’ll show you how to avoid rookie packing and moving mistakes.
Expecting a delivery? Morningstar Storage offers package acceptance at all locations, meaning you’ll never miss out on an important shipment.
Learn how self storage at Morningstar Storage can help solve issues for your business, whether you’re a sales professional or a lawn care service provider.
RVs are a great way to enjoy time with your family, but they take up a lot of space. Let Morningstar show you why RV storage can help you manage your next trip!
Don’t let clutter cut down on your productivity this year. Start with a clean slate and maximize your desk space in 2021.
Got the winter blues? Stuck inside with little to do? Why not freshen up your space with a few easy tweaks?