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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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How to Decide What to Do With Sentimental Items

Many Americans are in the midst of minimizing. Some are inspired by recent books and TV shows about organizing. Others are involved in the minimalist movement in general, while some are experiencing a major change in their own lives. Even the change in seasons can create the urge to purge the excess items cluttering our […]

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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. Whether you’re […]

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Packing Properly: How to Avoid Damage and Stress During Your Move

Moving doesn’t have to be a nightmare. With a little planning and the proper precautions, relocating can be relatively stress-free. These packing tips from Compass Self Storage will help you move your belongings to your new home or business with minimal damage and even less stress. Gather the Proper Packing Supplies  Lining up the proper […]

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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—plus, with climate controlled storage, you can even protect temperature-sensitive items. Unfortunately, even the best-protected facilities […]

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How to Plan Your Next RV Adventure

An RV trip can be a dream come true, whether you’re taking a large family or going it alone. It’s a great way to see the country, but it does require some serious planning to keep your road trip on track. But no matter where you live, you can do it with a little planning […]

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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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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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All You Need to Know About Digital Decluttering

Busy lives and tidy homes don’t always go together. Travel, work, family, and friends make your life more meaningful. But mementos, receipts, gifts, and other belongings can create disorganization and chaos if they’re not kept in check. Compass Self Storage in Warren, MI, helps customers take charge of digital clutter. No matter how active your […]

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