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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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How to Adjust to Living in a Tiny Space

When you live in a dorm, tiny apartment, or small house, every bit of square footage counts. Whether you’re downsizing, a first-time renter, or going away to school, studio storage tips from those who have been there can help you make the most of a compact space. From smart furniture and decor choices to student […]

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The Skinny on Storage Insurance

Renting a storage unit is a great way to safeguard certain valuables and everyday items. From storing computer equipment to keeping holiday decorations out of the way in the off-season, self storage protects your belongings from theft and the elements in Cold Spring, KY. Even the best-protected facilities aren’t immune to exterior hazards, but storage […]

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How to Best Store Your Mattress in Self Storage

Few factors are as important to a good night’s sleep as your mattress. Maintaining its shape and cleanliness helps ensure you get the rest you need, but it can also mean putting off buying an expensive new mattress for a little longer. Yet most of us pay little attention to proper mattress storage. No matter […]

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Should I Sign a Long-Term Self Storage Lease?

There are many reasons to rent a storage unit. Off-site storage helps individuals and families of all sizes during temporary life changes. Many people also rely on storage units as long-term solutions to overcrowded work-sites and household clutter. Compass Self Storage in Conyers, GA, can help you make an informed decision about whether to sign […]

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How to Pack a 10×10 Unit Like a Pro

Whether you’re moving or simply need to free up space in your home, a storage unit can make your life easier and more organized. Make the most of off-site storage by packing your belongings more efficiently. These tips from Compass Self Storage in West Palm Beach, FL, will help you arrange your storage locker for […]

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Miniature model of house sitting on table next to an auction gavel.

How Much Do Storage Unit Auctions Have in Common with Storage Wars?

Although Storage Wars is considered truer to life than its imitators, the reality show doesn’t exactly depict what storage auctions are like. Compass Self Storage, with storage facilities in Taunton, MA, and other locations around the country, explains the similarities and differences between these TV shows and the real-life experience of bidding on an abandoned […]

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Man smiling while moving boxes out of house.

What Can I Do with All These Leftover Moving Boxes?

When you’re searching for moving boxes, the idea of surplus boxes is unimaginable. Once the frenzy of moving time is over, however, all that extra cardboard can become a problem. The Compass Self Storage team has been part of many moves in Whitsett, NC, and other cities around the country. We’ve found some ordinary and […]

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