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Your City Guide to Detroit, MI

Detroit is a historic Midwest city that has a lot going for it. And when you need self storage in Detroit, give Compass Self Storage a call.

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4 Steps to Moving with Pets Successfully

It’s easy to get lost in the chaos of moving and to push our pets aside. Take a look at our 5 steps to making moving with them successful.

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The Transition Between On Campus to Off Campus Living

To help ease the transition to off campus housing, Compass Self Storage offers moving supplies, truck rentals and secure storage units.

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4 Steps to Building Your Office for Your Home Business

Working from home is convenient but can be challenging. Here are four steps to building an office for your home business.

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What You Need as a College Freshman

Preparing to start your first year of college can be a very stressful few months. Here’s what you need to be comfortable and prepared.

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The Benefits of Self Storage for College Students

College is stressful, so why add to the stress during moving in and out between semesters? Whether you’re abroad or just one town away, living in a small dorm on campus or a house off campus, self storage can provide solutions to all students. Not only is self storage convenient but it also helps to […]

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College Dorm Organization Musts

As summer comes to an end, college begins to go back into session and many students will be first time college students. Moving away from home is stressful and sharing a small space adds more challenges to the mix. Luckily, there are ways to maximize your dorm space while staying organized and keeping all your […]

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How to Use Organizational, Business, and Commercial Storage Units

If you’re searching for a space-saving solution for your business or organization, self storage can make a big difference! With self storage units you can free up room in your organization’s space without having to move important business items onto your personal property.  If you’re considering self storage, make sure to check out all the […]

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How to Tackle Seasonal Storage Unit Organization

If you’re big into seasonal clear outs and decluttering, make sure to include your storage unit on your cleaning list. Stopping by your storage unit and finding a total mess is not only frustrating, but also makes your space less cost-efficient and means it’s harder to grab items you need. Going through and reorganizing your […]

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How Much Stuff Can I Store?

Whether you’re in search of short-term storage solutions for a few months as you renovate your home’s kitchen, or for the foreseeable future as you downsize as an empty nester, Compass Self Storage has the storage space you need for all of life’s transitions, big or small.  One of the most important factors when choosing […]

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