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Keeping Up With Compass!

Hey Compass fans, You can keep up with the Compass team as we take part in fun community events, open new storage facilities, do fun things for charity, and get fun tips & stories from our social media pages (as well as this lovely blog) 🙂 Check out our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, Youtube, Tumblr, & Pinterest– we’re everywhere 🙂 Like us on Facebook! […]

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Pack Your Unit With Ease…

Hey Compass fans, One of the best ways to make your storage experience convenient and enjoyable is to plan ahead when packing your storage space. Here are few helpful tips to consider. 1. Keep a detailed list of all items – You should know exactly which items are going to be stored and keep a list so […]

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Storage Unit Access: You Should Know

Hey Compass fans, When it comes to accessing your self storage unit, not all facilities are created equal. During your hunt for storage, be sure to inquire about the following: Storage Type (Drive Up, Indoor or Outdoor Lot): Where are the storage units located on the property? Are they drive up units, much like a one […]

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Compass Self Storage facility in River Grove, Illinois.

Easy Answers to Selecting Your Unit

Hey Compass fans, Are you struggling trying to decide what size unit you need for all of your belongings? Never fear- the Compass team is here! (Superhero music 🙂 ) Here’s a quick overview to help you answer the common question, “What storage unit size do I need?!” 5 X 5 storage unit = Regular closet 5 X 10 […]

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On The Hunt…

Hey Compass fans, Hunting for a self storage deal? Here we lay out some tips for finding deals on the next self storage unit or parking space you rent. – Do a quick check around the website to see if any coupons or discounts are being promoted. – Check our social media pages, such as Facebook or Google […]

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A Few Reasons WHY Self Storage is a Good Idea!

Hey Compass fans, Have you ever wondered why self storage is a good idea? There’s no denying the self storage market has drastically grown in the past decade or so, and whereas I could give you a TON of reasons, I’ll save you some time and offer a few important ones… Storage during construction & […]

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Planning on Making A Move?

Hey Compass fans, Are you planning on making a move anytime soon? Here are a few moving tips from the Compass team… Get enough supplies – plan on needing extra boxes, tape and bubble wrap. Running out of supplies will only slow your move down. If your move requires dollies and hand trucks make sure they […]

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The Need to Know about Storage Unit Access

Hey Compass fans, There are several important factors you should know about when choosing your self storage unit. When it comes to accessing your self storage unit, not all facilities are created equal. During your hunt for storage, be sure to inquire about the following:   Storage Type (Drive Up, Indoor or Outdoor Lot): Where are […]

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Compass Self Storage facility in Fort Worth, TX.

Staging & Selling Your House?

Hey Compass fans, Are you in the midst of trying to sell your house? Well if you have hired a realtor, they may suggest "staging" your house to maximize it's aesthetic appeal to prospective buyers. "Staging" your house is the process of clearing out all the clutter, extra furniture, boxes, knick-knacks, and other items to […]

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Compass Storage FAQs

Hi everyone! Do you have a few questions about self storage? You can ALWAYS call or come to a Compass near you for help from our friendly staff, or you can browse our website for some help! Below are a few questions that we get quite often, feel free to browse through them and hopefully, they answer your questions. If not, […]

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