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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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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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How to Store Your Watercraft for the Winter

Lake life is one of the best parts of spring and summer. Whether you spend your days fishing, skiing, cruising, or kayaking, being out on the water can be lots of fun. As temperatures dip, however, it’s time to consider putting your watercraft up until next year. Storing your boat is easy, especially if you […]

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How College Students can Make Living at Home Stress-Free

As a college student, remote learning certainly has its perks, as does living at home or with family instead of on campus. However, COVID-19 concerns and precautions this year have left many university students with no choice in either matter. Schools such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have already opted to […]

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How to Keep Your Retail Business Clutter-Free

As any retail business owner knows, your customers’ first impression of your store could be the deciding factor in whether or not they make a purchase. If your store feels cramped, cluttered, and uninviting, it’s possible they may move on to other shops.  If you have more inventory than space to keep it, what can […]

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