Compass Self Storage Blog


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Your Comprehensive Moving Timeline Checklist

Are you moving soon? Does the prospect of packing up your entire life give you anxiety? Whether your relocation plans take you just down the street, to a new city or state, or even to an entirely new country, moving can feel like a daunting task because of all the—well—moving parts. It doesn’t have to […]

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Storage Hacks to Keep Your RV Organized from the Inside Out

It doesn’t take long before your RV storage space runs out and leaves you surrounded by clutter. When you bought your vehicle, it probably seemed to have room for everything you’d need for your adventures, but now you’re searching for RV storage hacks to reclaim your space. Before take off with a cluttered RV from […]

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Boat Upkeep Basics to Keep You Afloat in Georgia

Whether you’re boating at Lake Lanier near McDonough, GA, or leaving Atlanta’s southern suburbs for a day on the coastal waters, it’s important to keep up with the maintenance on your boat before you set sail. It’s never too early to start your boat upkeep chores, especially if you plan to be on the water […]

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Your Spring-Cleaning Checklist for a Spotless Home

Spring has sprung, and the flowers have bloomed. You know what that means: It’s a great time to take a deep dive in your spring cleaning! Follow this cleaning guide for a fresh start in your home before summertime. 1. Stick to a schedule Start by marking your calendar and setting some time aside for […]

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Should I Live in the City or the Suburbs?

For anyone thinking of relocating, the question of city life versus suburban living can be daunting. If you’re considering moving to the Detroit area, either choice can be a rewarding one. From Detroit’s thriving Midtown neighborhood to the tiny suburb of Royal Oaks, the area offers plenty of excellent options for settling in. At Compass […]

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Should I Buy an RV or a Camper Trailer?

Whether camping for the weekend, heading to a national park, or taking a month off to travel around the country—no matter what your summer adventure looks like, you’ll feel like you’re living in the lap of luxury with an RV or a trailer. Compared to roughing it with a tent and sleeping bag, traveling in […]

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Using Your Self Storage Unit to Store Outdoor Equipment in Tennessee

Head southeast of Nashville, TN, and you’ll find an outdoor enthusiast’s dream come true. Locals and visitors alike can spend weekends fishing at Percy Priest Lake and enjoy family time together at Pool Knobs Recreation Area near La Vergne. Whether you tend to spend the entire day on the water or prefer something a little […]

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Offering Free Storage to Essential Services

Compass Self Storage is joining together to help our communities during these challenging times. We are continuing to make efforts to keep our stores open safely, as well as assisting essential services during the coronavirus pandemic. We are offering free storage to support these businesses while taking extra precautions to increase health and safety measures. […]

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Living the Tiny House Dream: Is It Worth It?

It’s easy to see why tiny homes have taken Florida by storm. These adorable domiciles are affordable, greener, and require much less upkeep than traditional houses. Some are even mobile for the ultimate in location independence. Although there are plenty of tiny house benefits, many will find an equal number of drawbacks. Researching the trend […]

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How to Plan Your Next RV Adventure

An RV trip can be a dream come true, whether you’re taking a large family or going it alone. It’s a great way to see the country, but it does require some serious planning to keep your road trip on track. These tips from Compass Self Storage will help you navigate everything from maintaining your […]

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