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07 Dec
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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...

30 Sep
How to Pack Pictures and Photo Albums for Moving or Storage

Your photos represent your memories in physical form—which is why it’s important to understand how to store pictures properly. Knowing how to pack photo frames, their contents, and other photo-related memorabilia helps you preserve those precious memories for decades to come. Whether you need to know how to pack pictures for moving or just want...

21 Sep
Man holding a cardboard moving box.
How Many Boxes Do I Need for Moving Homes or into Storage?

How many boxes for moving do you truly need? Of course, it depends on several factors: the size of your home, how long you’ve been there, and what you plan to keep. This number also ensures you select the correct storage unit size when you utilize offsite storage space for your boxed items. The Self...

29 Jul
Small business office with supplies scattered around the room.
Small Business Supplies to Keep in the Office vs. Offsite

With numerous tech startups and other types of small businesses around the Grand Rapids metro, Kentwood, MI, is a pretty optimal place to become a business owner. In fact, a new report named Kentwood the best small city in Michigan for starting and running a company (even despite the strains of the pandemic).  But make...

22 Jun
Man struggling to carry three stacked moving boxes.
5 of the Biggest Moving and Packing Mistakes

With scores of packing and moving tips to keep in mind, it feels impossible to remember them all when it comes down to the wire. Sometimes, it’s more helpful to know a few common moving mistakes to avoid. From stacking boxes carelessly to failing to account for the storage space you need, Self Storage Specialists...


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