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Moving Stress: How to Stay Calm During Your Big Move

Moving can be fraught with emotion. Some situations—such as downsizing due to divorce or a death in the family—are especially stressful and can make for an emotional experience. Leaving your longtime home for life in a different state can also make you sentimental and a little anxious. While it can be difficult to avoid certain […]

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Tips on Storing Your Vehicle

Do you have a vehicle taking up valuable space in your garage or driveway? Maybe you’re forced to park your company car on the street. Whether you’re looking for a place to store your classic car or you’re going out of town for a few months, Compass Self Storage can help you free up some […]

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Should I Store Musical Instruments? A Guide to Keeping Them in Pristine Condition in Storage

Properly storing your musical instruments will go a long way toward preserving them for decades to come. Learn more in this blog post!

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5 Hobbies that Benefit the Most from Self Storage

Hobbies enrich our lives, but they can also wreak havoc on our homes. Whether you’re a shutterbug or snow bunny, you need a place to stash your gear. Or maybe you need a place to practice your favorite pastime. Hobby storage allows you to declutter while making the most of your free time. Find out […]

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Should I Invest in a Storage Unit for My Home-Based Business?

As the owner of a home-based business in the Cincinnati, OH metro, you probably appreciate the independence and flexibility that come with entrepreneurship. But when the lines between your personal and work lives start to blur, it may be time to consider moving some of your operations to an off-site location. Free your house from […]

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Three Tips to Prepare Your Business for the Holiday Season

For many business owners, in and around Pittsburgh, PA, the fourth quarter brings excitement and hopes for big sales. But those last three months of the year can also be daunting, especially when it comes to organizing holiday inventory. While some companies start preparing for everything from Q4 business storage to holiday campaigns as early […]

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How to Keep Your Gifts Safe this Holiday Season

Unfortunately, “porch pirates” (thieves who steal packages that are delivered to people’s homes) are on the rise nationally, but Compass Self Storage is here to help keep your gifts safe this holiday season. With the end-of-the-year holidays right around the corner, the number of packages delivered to your home increases exponentially. Cyber Monday is the […]

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How Should I Organize eBay and Etsy Inventory?

Platforms like eBay and Etsy provide re-sellers, crafters, and wholesalers with access to an international marketplace. But it soon becomes clear to most sellers that all that inventory takes up a lot of space, especially if you’re also creating your wares to sell. What’s the solution? Whether you decide to keep storing your products at […]

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Tips for Home-Based Business Owners

As a home-based business owner, you face unique challenges that other businesses don’t. Depending on your business model, you probably wear, at any given time, several hats. You might start your morning as a salesperson, spend time in the afternoon as a social media strategist, and field phone calls before dinner trying to resolve customer […]

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Could Your Vintage Toys In Your Storage Unit Be Worth Something?

Whether you’re a child of the ‘90s or grew up during the days of Camelot, you may have a small fortune gathering dust in your attic or basement. Collectors of vintage toys may even be looking for those inexpensive stocking stuffers from Christmases past. Whether you head to your storage unit or dig through your […]

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