The Inquirer has a very affordable route to a TB of home storage. Click the link to see.
I know I harp on storage a lot. I hope it's not boring to you all. But we have GOT to have reliable backup and storage solutions that don't require a lot of work or attention. This details one such setup and the devices can be "daisy chained" together into a real array, if need be.
There are some problems, particularly with heat in small enclosures filled with hard drives. These are manageable, though; if not with this setup then with others. Check it out.