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A Blog by the U-Haul Self-Storage Affiliate Network

  • Michigan Legislature

    Michigan Self-Storage Insurance Changes

    Update: On January, 14 2015 House Bill 4485 was vetoed by Governor Rick Snyder. Changes are on the way in 2015 for Michigan Self-Storage facilities. A new bill, introduced in March 2013, is ready for the Governor’s signature. […]

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  • Attending Your First Industry Event

    Are you debating whether or not you should attend the next self-storage conference and trade show in your area? Maybe you are a little nervous because there is so much to see and do. Where do you begin […]

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  • Keeping Up on Facility Maintenance

    Running a self-storage facility requires you to move in many directions. One such direction is facility maintenance. It’s important to know what needs to be done regularly and what needs to be done yearly. While it’s easy to […]

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  • Wine storage "units" for individual bottles

    Wine Storage, the New Self-Storage

    One of the great parts about being in the self-storage industry is the diversity of self-storage types. Recently, wine storage has become a growing sector of our industry. Many facilities are featuring or exclusively offering wine storage. With […]

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  • Community Involvement : Join your chamber of commerce

    Beef Up Your Community Involvement

    It appears that the theme of this week is community involvement. As a self-storage facility owner or even as a small business owner, it is important to be involved in your local community. The connections that you build […]

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  • The Lawnmower Scene from the 1992 Zombie Flick "Dead Alive"

    Seeking a Self-Storage Facility for the Zombie Apocalypse

    Although there are many places you can run and hide during a Zombie Apocalypse only one place ranks #1 on my list. I have decided that if this catastrophic time of destruction takes place I will be taking shelter in a self-storage facility. Here are the top 5 rules I think everyone should follow when selecting the perfect storage facility to protect them during a zombie apocalypse.

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