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5 of the Best Restaurants in Ann Arbor

Hungry? If you live in the Ann Arbor area, there are so many delicious and unique restaurants to choose from for your next date night, local hangout, and more. Get your appetite ready, and check out this list of our favorite local Ann Arbor restaurants below! The Top 5 Ann Arbor Restaurants 1. Logan Ann […]

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How to Organize a Storage Unit for Frequent Access

When renting with a self-storage facility most renters do not access their unit frequently, however, it isn’t uncommon to have a renter that chooses to do so. Whether you are a business owner storing your inventory and equipment, or a traditional renter simply looking to check in on your storage unit, it is essential your […]

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Fall Fun in Michigan for Families

Fall is a great season for spending time with your family outdoors enjoying all that the season has to offer. The kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, and fall is quickly approaching! Are you looking for a family friendly fall day? Read below for 4 different fall events in the Detroit, […]

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Labor Day Events in Michigan: Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit and Kalamazoo

Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching! During this long weekend, it is common to spend time cooking out, camping, and attending parades and community events with family members and friends. Are you still looking for something fun to do with your Labor Day weekend this year? We’ve got you covered! Read this blog for a […]

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5 Helpful Back to School Tips for Parents with Young Kids

Are you ready for the new school year? Try out these 5 back to school tips to start the school year off on the right foot! Back-to-School Tips for Elementary School Parents Exercise the brain: During the summer, kids can unfortunately lose a lot of the knowledge they had learned during the previous school year. […]

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4 Must-Follow Marie Kondo Organization Tips

Marie Kondo has truly built a decluttering empire with the intent of helping others organize their homes and spark joy in their lives. If you’ve ever watched Tidying Up with Marie Kondo or read either of her books, you may be intrigued by the KonMari decluttering process. Throughout her career, she has developed 6 rules […]

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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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