Compass Self Storage Blog


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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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Why Event Planners Should Utilize Self Storage

If you’re an event planner, staying organized is one of the most important parts of the job. Keeping track of invoices, contacts, and your own decorations and supplies can feel like a lot of work. It’s an even bigger priority if you, like many wedding and event professionals, work out of a home office. Eventually, […]

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The Benefits of Medical Supply Storage

As a pharmaceutical sales rep, you’re on the go often. From scheduling and attending sales meetings with healthcare providers to cultivating leads in your territory, there isn’t much room for downtime. Plus, if you’re adding industry conferences, continuing education seminars, or incorporating field research into the mix, every minute of the week counts. With so […]

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How Realtors Can Use Self Storage

When showing potential buyers a home, realtors know how important the first impression is. If the house you’re showing feels cramped and cluttered with the current homeowner’s unmoved furniture or personal belongings, potential buyers’ first impressions could be ruined. To ensure a good first impression of the homes you show, you might want to explore […]

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The Benefits of Boat Storage in Miami

If you’re a boat owner, there’s no better feeling than being out on the open water. Whether you’re an avid fisherman or you simply love the motion of the ocean, cruising along the shores of Miami is an experience unlike any other. However, while operating your own personal watercraft (PWC) or vessel is fun and […]

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How Self Storage Can Benefit Your Home Service Business

It’s important for home service business owners to maintain their teams’ efficiency and productivity during these unusual times. From plumbing and landscaping to contracting and electricity, it can be difficult to find creative, affordable storage and office space solutions for your home service business.  Rather than rent exta traditional office space or workshops, discover the […]

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Using Climate Controlled Storage in Manville to Preserve Memories

When it comes to antiques and family heirlooms, the term “priceless” really rings true. Whether you have hand-me-down wooden furniture from your grandparents or photo albums full of old memories, there’s something truly special about holding your family’s legacy close to your heart. When these meaningful items are improperly stored in your drawers, closets, or […]

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