Monthly Archives: May 2013

I thought I would write about this again today because I have already gotten the question twice this morning:  Should I go with temperature controlled or non temperature controlled?  I always respond to the customer with, “how long are you going to be storing?”  If you are storing it for one to two months in the Midwest […]

Why Choose Temperature Controlled Storage?

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If you live in an area where there are extreme hot and/or cold weather conditions, temperature controlled storage may be the way to go.   Temperature controlled storage buildings are heated or cooled by central A/C units and are maintained at temperatures ranging from 55-80 degrees.  This is in stark contrast to your regular non-temperature controlled […]

Girl Scout Cookie Fundraiser

Categories: Giveaways/Fundraisers at Storage OH

Who doesn’t love Girl Scout Cookies? For the past two years at Michigan Storage Centers: Oak Park, we have been avid supporters of the Southeastern Michigan Girl Scout cookie program.  Gabrielle Dixon from that troop delivers a wide range of cookies to sell in our office.  She also provides us with order forms for customers […]

Storage Units are great for College Units

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It’s summer time.  You just got done with your classes and it’s time to pack up and head home for summer break.  What are you going to do with all your stuff you have acquired over the last year?  Self-storage offers a great solution to this problem.  Small units are perfect for college students that […]

Realtors Storage Needs

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A home that is organized and clean will always show the best.  That is why it is important that if realtors recommend to their clients that they use self storage.  Since self storage units rage from 5×5 to 12×40’s it gives their clients several different options.  From storing clothes or books to large pieces of […]

Organizing your storage space

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If you are going to need things out of your storage unit from time to time, it is very important to make sure you have easy access to them.  Always remember to store your larger items in the back of the unit, along with anything else you know you won’t be needing anytime soon. Labeling your boxes is very […]

Determining the right storage unit size

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Deciding what size storage unit you need may be more difficult than you think, but we have some useful tools that will help you determine the best size for your needs.  Our website,, has a storage calculator which allows you to input everything you will be storing, and the calculator takes that information and determines the exact […]

Moving Day

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Moving can be one of the most stressful and expensive tasks you can undertake in your life.  It is very important to plan ahead so that it makes everything less stressful the day of the move.  The big question is, do you hire movers to help or do it yourself?  Movers are costly but can make the […]