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12 Mar
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Spring 2021 RV Road Trip Ideas in the Great Lakes Region

The snow is finally melting away (at least for now), and spring has sprung. Now that warmer weather has returned, make the most of it with an RV road trip around the Great Lakes. From checking out historic sites in Midland, MI, to enjoying the breathtaking sights of Isle Royale National Park, there’s plenty to...

12 Feb
Couple looking at paperwork.
Can I Rent a Storage Unit Without Insurance?

Whether you need a storage unit to simplify a life transition, as a safe place for seasonal decor, or as a quick holding place for some spring cleaning, you’ll first need to check whether or not your local facility requires insurance. Though not every storage facility requires insurance, many do, and we recommend getting tenant...

08 Jan
College student in their room.
Small-Space Living Tips for College Students

In addition to moving away from home and taking more challenging classes, one of the biggest adjustments students face when they move to college is limited living space. Whether you rent a student apartment at Western Michigan University, live in the dorms at the University of Michigan, or rent a house with several roommates elsewhere,...

28 Dec
2022 balloons around notepad and pen.
11 Minimalist New Year’s Resolution Ideas for 2021

After a particularly difficult 2020, it might be time to consider a New Year’s resolution—or maybe even more than one. But large resolutions are more difficult to carry out than smaller ones. That’s why the Self Storage Specialists have compiled some minimalist tips to help you with your New Year’s resolutions ideas for 2021. Declutter...

07 Dec
A car being stored in a car cover.
How to Prep Your Vehicle for Seasonal or Long-Term Car Storage

It’s almost winter time again, meaning many Michigan residents are seeking vehicle storage in the Belleville area. Whether you need long-term car storage for your vintage Ford or a place to park your RV or boat during the offseason, knowing how to store your vehicle while it’s off the road is crucial to getting it...

02 Dec
Mother and daughter filling moving boxes.
What Is the Best Long-Term Storage Solution?

From moving abroad for an extended period to storing seasonal items for the foreseeable future, plenty of life circumstances may leave you needing long-term storage space. Whether you’re able to find that space at home or with the help of a storage unit near you, determining the best way to store everything away is no...


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