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Offering Free Storage to Essential Services

Compass Self Storage is joining together to help our communities during these challenging times. We are continuing to make efforts to keep our stores open safely, as well as assisting essential services during the coronavirus pandemic. We are offering free storage to support these businesses while taking extra precautions to increase health and safety measures. […]

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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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5 Hobbies that Benefit the Most from Self Storage

Hobbies enrich our lives, but they can also wreak havoc on our homes. Whether you’re a shutterbug or snow bunny, you need a place to stash your gear. Or maybe you need a place to practice your favorite pastime. Hobby storage allows you to declutter while making the most of your free time. Find out […]

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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 be a Great Tenant (Regardless of Your Landlord)

Like most other renters, you want a landlord who maintains his or her property and treats you with respect. But you might be surprised at how much influence you have on your own living experience. Maximize your enjoyment of your new apartment while impressing your landlord with these tips from Compass Self Storage. With facilities […]

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Spring Cleaning: Your Checklist of Priorities for This Year

Spring cleaning just might be one of the most satisfying tasks we can think of. Sure, it’s time-consuming, but the results are definitely worth it. From washing the walls to deep-cleaning the fridge, this is your chance to get a fresh start. Compass Self Storage, with storage units in Lansing, IL and other towns around […]

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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 new year can create the urge to purge the excess items cluttering our homes […]

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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 get your belongings safely from your current home or business to your new space in Montgomery, AL. Proper Packing Supplies  We can’t stress enough the […]

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The Best Ways to Fully Utilize Your Utility Closet

If you’ve been putting off tackling your utility closet, today is the day to do it. Organizing one of your Neptune, NJ home’s vital storage areas could be just the beginning of a full spring clean. Here’s how you can make it the starting point for cleaning, organizational projects, or even an emergency preparedness plan […]

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