Compass Self Storage Blog


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Your Guide to Commercial Storage

If there’s one thing businesses often require, it’s plenty of space. From offices to workshops and employees to inventory, any commercial enterprise will eventually require room for growth. Whether you’re building a business out of your garage or have established a concrete footprint in an office park or industrial district, you may find yourself eventually […]

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24-Hour Boat Storage in Oviedo, Florida

Owning a boat is like owning a part of the sea. It gives you access to a world of fun, enjoyment, and relaxation that you wouldn’t have otherwise. However, figuring out where to store your boat can be somewhat less enjoyable. Marinas are expensive, and storing your boat in your driveway can be a pain—if […]

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RV Storage in Montgomery, AL

From cross-country road trips to hometown glamping in Montgomery, AL, few things compare to the joys of adventuring in an RV. No matter if you have a fifth-wheel, pop-up, or Class A motorhome, an RV is one of the simplest ways to explore the breathtaking nooks and crannies of America’s landscape comfortably while fulfilling your […]

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Maximizing Space in Your Extra-Large Storage Unit in Warren, MI

No matter what size unit you’ve reserved at your nearest Compass Self Storage facility, it’s essential to utilize the space you’ve rented efficiently. Surprisingly, managing space even in an oversized unit can be quite tricky. Our location in Warren, MI, is home to extra-large storage units, making efficiency even more of a must. These tips […]

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A Restaurant Guide to Reopening during COVID-19

When reopening your restaurant during the era of COVID-19, it’s important to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restaurant and bar guidelines for the safety of all your employees and customers. Here are some best practices to keep in mind before reopening: Follow Social Distancing Guidelines in Your Dining Area To follow CDC […]

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How to Use Amazon Lockers and Delivery Acceptance

Having your daily essentials and other online orders delivered is a real time-saver. But if you don’t have a safe, convenient way to get your items, scrambling for an alternative can be tricky. Amazon Lockers make easy work of retrieving your orders from the online giant. Compass Self Storage also offers delivery acceptance at our […]

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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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