Lots of Locks: A Guide To Locks

  Selecting a lock for your unit is almost as important as picking the unit itself. There are a variety of locks out on the market. Here’s a list of some of your options.   Keyless Locks Keyless locks (as … Continued

A Trip To The Seed Vault

    SVALDBARD GLOBAL SEED VAULT Some of us have storage units filled with old furniture, or collectibles, or cars. But what if someone kept seeds in theirs? In the remote Arctic Svaldbard archipelago, about 810 miles from the North … Continued

Remodel With Reclaimed Materials

Using reclaimed materials is a great way to make your remodel distinct, environmentally friendly, and even save a little money. Here are some tips for how to use those reclaimed finds. LUMBER A wall of salvaged lumber, artfully pieced together, … Continued

Students Summer Packing Tips

For a lot of college students it’s a magical time of coffee, energy drinks, and watching the sun rises over a pile of study guides. It’s time for FINALS! This is a time when you get so busy you can … Continued

Turtle Creek STORExpress

STORExpress is proud to announce our NEW location in TURTLE CREEK!!! Located at 1210 Airbrake Ave, our facility offers Indoor Vehicle Parking, Outdoor Vehicle Parking, a variety of Climate Controlled Self-Storage Units, and Contractor Units. As you’ve come to expect … Continued

Movin’ On Up Made Easy!

Moving is one of the most stressful parts of life. However, a good plan makes for a good move. These tips you can relax and focus on the exciting new adventure before you. These smart solutions will lead to a … Continued


Spring Cleaning is a great time to change your surroundings and plan re-decorating projects. If you’re moving furniture to clean, why not play with the room’s layout? We all accumulate that dreaded word ‘STUFF’ throughout the year. Holidays. Seasonal Sports … Continued


Spring is in the air. Flowers are coming up and so are the STORExpress locations! We are opening 2 NEW LOCATIONS. In Murrysville (6335 William Penn Hwy; Route 22 & Mellon Rd) we are expanding our location with a new … Continued


Going away for the summer is an exciting time but there’s a lot to think about. Once you’ve made your plans, what are you going to do with all your stuff? Some places offer a pallet-based storage service. This means … Continued


Have you ever watched Storage Wars or other auction shows and wanted to join in the treasure hunt? Read on to find out how you can strike gold! Practice assessing value of items by watching auction shows. Use the time … Continued

STRANGE STORAGE: Smokey & The Storage Unit

Storage Units are used by people from all walks of life for a world of different reasons. Unfortunately, sometimes these people may have their belongings auctioned by the storage company. Sometimes, even iconic celebrities forget their storage units and they get … Continued

Holiday Open House & Artists Market

Join us on December 11th for a Holiday Open House & Artists Market at 448 Studios at our main headquarters in Etna! Support local artists, find great gifts, meet the makers, enjoy light snacks and entertainment while you shop! WHERE: 448 … Continued

Motorcycle Safety Tips

  When the weather turns warm and the leaves turn green, many motorcyclists – both new riders and experienced – take their bikes out of storage and hit the road. Motorcycles are a fun and fuel efficient way to get … Continued

Storage for Collectible Cars

Our Car Storage was recently featured on the SelfStorage.com Blog. The post highlights a few facilities around the country with storage for collectible cars. Here’s how they thought ours stood out: STORExpress Self Storage in Pittsburgh, PA, is jumping into … Continued

How to Pack Your Storage Unit to Save Money

When you look into most storage units, what you’ll find most times is a really great attempt at packing it…other times you’ll find quite the opposite attempt.  A rule of thumb is that the average person will only utilize 50% … Continued

VERY Simple Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

Huzzah! 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 … Continued