Compass Self Storage Blog


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5 Back to School Tips This Fall

Living through the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for many students and parents across the world. From mandatory mask mandates to social distancing and online learning, the new normal for school has been quite the adjustment. As the 2021 – 2022 school year gets underway, many schools are returning to in-person classes with fewer […]

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How to Move In With Your Partner

One of the biggest steps in a relationship is deciding to move in together, and studies have found that a higher percentage of unmarried couples are choosing to make this leap than ever before. No matter how long you’ve been together as a couple, sharing a home with your significant other for the first time […]

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How to Clean Out Your Parents’ Home

Whether your parents are downsizing, moving into a senior living community, or have just passed away, cleaning out our parents’ home is something that most people have to do someday. But though it’s common, that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Cleaning out your parents’ home is hard and emotionally taxing, even if they’re still around to […]

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How to Involve the Whole Family in Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning season is here—if it wasn’t for you already! Although a begrudged task for many, spring cleaning comes with many benefits including a decluttered home, improved mental health, and an overall healthier home for your family to live and grow in. We understand that spring cleaning is a big task to tackle that can […]

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A Guide for Your Next Texas Home Renovation

For homeowners across Texas, the last year has been a perfect storm for home renovation fever. The great shift to working from home due to a global pandemic, rising home prices, and an actual storm that caused damage for many Texans has prompted many to ask themselves how to start a renovation. And while every […]

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5 Organizational Tips to Help Relieve Stress

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? It’s important to find coping skills to help manage stress, especially during a move or in the midst of a life event. Here at Compass Self Storage, we aim to make moving as stress-free as possible. However, there are plenty of tips that you can try […]

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Your 2021 Guide to Spring Cleaning

Spring is a time best defined by its feeling of starting anew. Another winter has come and gone. There’s a good chance that your beloved home has undergone some neglect during the cold months, and that’s okay, because spring cleaning exists! Book-ending winter as it departs is a short, dedicated window where we take back […]

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5 Design Ideas to Help You Fall in Love with Your Home Again

When you first buy your home, everything is new, fresh, and exciting. This is especially true if you’re moving out of an apartment and into your first house, as the opportunities for customization and change seem nearly endless. However, there comes a time in most homeowners’ lives in which they lose some of that excitement […]

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Family packing for a a move in the winter

How to Keep Your Cool During Your Winter Move

Moving during any time of the year can be draining, but snowy or icy weather often makes wintertime moves especially overwhelming. There is, however, a benefit to dealing with snow, ice, and other winter surprises—moving companies and landlords often lower rates and promote winter move-in deals to attract customers during this quiet time of year. […]

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6 Space-Saving Winter Sports Gear Storage Tips

As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, you may find yourself eyeing the forecast in anticipation of the return of winter sports. From snowboarding and skiing to ice skating, there are tons of ways to enjoy the colder months. The only downside to this wintertime fun? Finding a place to keep your winter […]

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