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5 Tips for Getting Along with Roommates

The summer is quickly winding down and before we know it, the school year will be starting again. For college freshmen, this means that it is almost time to move into a dorm. Transitioning from living with your family to sharing a small room with someone else you may not even know can be difficult. […]

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Michigan Summer Events Throughout Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit and Ann Arbor

During the summer, Michigan cities are filled with awesome festivals, events, and attractions. Are you looking for something fun to do this summer in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo? Read below! Detroit and Ann Arbor Summer Events Ann Arbor Street Art Fair Thursday, July 18th through Saturday, July 21st The goal of the […]

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What to Do When You Move to a New City

Moving to a new city is the start of a new chapter in your life. If you are either unfamiliar with it or don’t know many people there, moving to a new city can also be very intimidating. Are you looking for tips for making the best of your transition to your new city? Read […]

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What Not to Store in a Storage Unit

At any of our Self Storage Specialists’ locations, we will gladly store your furniture, clothing, spare appliances, holiday decorations, and out-of-season sports equipment. While the list of items we can store in our storage units is extensive, there are still a few items that are prohibited. Stolen items and those that could either cause damage […]

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4th of July Fireworks and Events in the Detroit, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids Area

Independence Day is a time for celebrating our country with friends and family at parades, cookouts, and other events. There are a wide variety of 4th of July celebrations in the Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo, Michigan areas. We’ve rounded up a few of the top 4th of July events in Michigan. Check […]

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Military Moving Tips for Relocation or PCS

Have you recently found out that you or your spouse is being relocated? For a military family, this is not uncommon. Whether it is a temporary move or a PCS, finding out your life will be changing so drastically can be scary. When times get tough, we’re here to help. Keep reading this blog for […]

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6 Steps to Follow After Inheriting a House

If a loved one recently passed and left his or her house to you, you are likely going through a roller coaster of emotions. This can be a very trying time as you deal with both the sadness of losing someone you love and having to decide what to do with the house, but we […]

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5 Tips for Living at Home After College

The school year is over and graduation is said and done, but what’s next? For some, the next chapter involves moving back home with their parents. Every year as college draws to a close, students all over plan to move back in with their parents while they figure out their next chapter. While moving home […]

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Things to Do in Michigan Memorial Day Weekend 2019

One very popular thing to do during Memorial Day weekend is to attend parades. Are you looking for a Memorial Day parade near you in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, or Kalamazoo, Michigan? Check out this blog for a complete list of Michigan Memorial Day parades! Memorial Day Michigan 2019 Events Detroit and Ann Arbor […]

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8 Essential Tips for Preparing Your House for Vacation

Are you planning a summer vacation? While it can be nice to get out of the house for a while, it’s common to worry about the safety of your home. We’ve compiled a list of tips for preparing your home for vacation that can help keep your mind at ease while you’re gone. Check them […]

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