Compass Self Storage Blog


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Spring Cleaning for Your Car

With warm weather typically comes the desire to spring clean your home, declutter your closets, and prepare for the upcoming summer. One area that many people often forget? Their cars! Whether you’re a daily commuter or only hit the road a few times a month, spring cleaning your car is an essential part in making […]

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Moving to Cincinnati, OH

Thinking about making the move to Cincinnati? Located along the Ohio River, this city is full of rich history, enjoyable professional sports teams, a world-famous zoo, eclectic art scene and much more. From Skyline Chili to Cincinnati Zoo, the Queen City is the place to be. Get to know the best neighborhoods, attractions, and how […]

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7 Areas in Your Kitchen That Need Organization

It’s that time of year again to start spring cleaning, and what better way to start than in your kitchen? As one of the rooms that you probably use every day, a clean kitchen can do wonders in your daily life. Begin by throwing out or donating items that you no longer use and reorganize […]

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Should I Move to a New City?

We’ve all felt it: that itch to explore new places, to take a break from life and see more of the world than what is held in our daily routine. However, what happens when that travel “itch” doesn’t go away when you return home? When your wanderlust can’t be quelled by an extended trip out […]

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How to Move and Store Your Piano

When it comes time to move your piano into storage, there are some important steps to be aware of. Pianos vary in size, but there is no denying that these large instruments can be difficult to move and store. Investing in a piano means that you will want to maintain its condition and value, and […]

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Choosing the Right Size Storage Unit

Renting a self storage unit can become a lifesaver when you are in the middle of a move, need to store seasonal decorations, or are clearing your home of clutter. The first step when renting a storage unit is choosing the right size unit. Fortunately, there are a variety of storage unit sizes to choose […]

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How to Keep Holiday Gifts Secret

Shopping for gifts for your loved ones during the holiday season should be an enjoyable process, and keeping them a secret is a part of the fun. We all love the ease of shopping online, especially when we have lots of people to shop for, but it can be difficult to keep online orders a […]

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How to Handle the Logistics of a Home Improvement Project

Preparing for a home renovation can be a big task filled with excitement. From remodeling your kitchen to replacing the carpet in your living room to wood, a home improvement project involves a lot of preparation. Compass Self Storage has tips on how to handle the logistics of the process, such as financing and living […]

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Art mural at the Compass Self Storage facility in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Storage Facility Partners with Arts Organization

At Compass Self Storage, we believe that integrating with our community is an important part of our mission to provide affordable and high quality self storage to our communities. That’s why we’re excited to see our self storage facility in Philadelphia, PA, on Allegheny Avenue has been transformed into an amazing work of art! In […]

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What Do You Do If Your House Isn’t Built Yet?

Whether or not you’re in the midst of a new home construction right now, chances are you’ve heard about the chip shortages, excessive lumber prices, and furniture stock shortages that have been plaguing the residential construction industry. Unfortunately, this might be a source of incredible frustration if you’re stuck in temporary lodging and ready to […]

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