September 11, 2018
New Name – Same Great Storage!

Chapel Hill Self Storage Centre is now Summit Self Storage! Since opening our doors in 2005, Chapel Hill Self Storage Centre (CHSS) and our management partner, Summit Management Services Inc. (Summit), have always made the customer experience our number one priority. We recognize that our customers see us as an extension of their homes and […]

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August 1, 2018
Back To School Storage Tips

We’re approaching the end of summer and before you know it, your kids will be heading back to school. Many will be bumping up to the next grade level, and some will even be entering a brand new school. This can be a stressful and exciting time for the entire family, but don’t worry. In […]

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July 25, 2018
How To Store Large Furniture In A Storage Unit

A couple weeks ago, the Summit Self Storage – Chapel Hill blog discussed the proper way to store a bed in our Akron storage facility, including how to protect the mattress and bedding while in storage. In today’s blog, we are going to offer up some tips about storing other large pieces of furniture you […]

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July 20, 2018
How To Store Patio Furniture In Self-Storage

Most people will own patio furniture at some point in their lives, and living in the Midwest means they will likely need to put it in storage for the winter. Whether your patio consists of some beach chairs and a card table, or you’ve invested hundreds of dollars in high-end patio furniture, knowing how to […]

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July 15, 2018
How To Store A Bed

While we can offer tips and tricks on how to store certain items, a big part of storage is common sense. How can I put this item in this box without it breaking? How many books can I put in this box before the bottom falls out? See, it’s pretty simple. That’s why it’s called […]

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July 10, 2018
Elderly Parents Moving In? Here’s How We Can Help

Many adults who have a close relationship with their parents understand that one day they will likely be the ones caring for them in their old age. This often involves one or both parents moving in with their adult children for the remainder of their lives, and that can be a stressful event. You want […]

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July 5, 2018
Self Storage Tips For New College Students

College students, a few weeks ago we posted a blog about what your parents might do to your room after you move out. This included everything from turning it into a full-time guest bedroom to completely overtaking it by creating a home gym or a craft room. Obviously, we couldn’t post that without also giving […]

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June 30, 2018
How Teachers Can Utilize Self Storage Units

While most people follow the rule, “Don’t take your work home with you,” teachers know that with papers to grade and lesson plans to write, sometimes “home” is the only place to get work done! Summer is typically a big transition time for teachers. They might be moving to a new classroom in the same […]

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June 25, 2018
Trying To Live A Tiny House Lifestyle? Our Storage Facility Can Help!

If you’ve spent some time watching television lately, you have likely noticed an obsession with so-called “tiny homes.” From Tiny House Nation and Tiny House Hunting on the FYI network to Tiny House, Big Living and Tiny Luxury on the DIY network to Tiny House Hunters, Tiny House Builders, and Tiny House Jamboree on HGTV, […]

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June 7, 2018
Getting Ready To Sell Your Home? Here’s How We Can Help

We know what you’re thinking. Is a self-storage facility really telling us to rent a storage unit just as we’re about to move out of our home? We get it; putting items into self-storage as you prepare to move out of your house may seem counterintuitive. After all, why would you put all of your […]

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