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  • SmartBox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 29, 2017
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Grand Opening

    Chesterfield firm gets area Smartbox license

    S​MARTBOX, a portable storage and moving company, announced that Chesterfield County-based Dunmar Moving Systems has acquired the assets and license agreement to operate the SMARTBOX location for the Richmond area.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 27, 2017
     
     
    • business owner

    Relocation Tips Every Business Should Know

    There are many things that have to be done when you own a business. Money management, client meetings, personal/staff meetings, technology training, etc. are just some of the key aspects that must be taken care of. As with many other things, the scope and expectations of a business may change. With that said, it’s possible that a location change may be in the cards for the company as well. If you have a business that is about to or is in the process of relocating to a new address, SMARTBOX invites you to read the need-to-know tips below that will make your move as easy and stress-free as possible.
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  • Unit Size
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 23, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    How to Protect Your Work Tools with Portable Storage

    When you have to use work tools or other pieces of equipment on a regular basis, you want to do everything you can to get the most value out of your investment. So, how can you protect your tools effectively to ensure that they last for several years? There can be several answers to this question, but one is worth a considerable amount of thought. Portable storage can provide an easy-to-use, convenience option to accomplish this task. Below, we’ve shown how to properly protect your work tools with the use of portable storage.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 20, 2017
     
     
    • Moving

    How to Successfully Pack Up Your Home Items

    Oftentimes, there are many variables involved with the moving process. One of the biggest questions that requires much attention is “How do I pack all my stuff up safely and efficiently?” Many people find that having the proper boxes and supplies are the answer to the art of packing everything in an orderly fashion. If you decide to go this route, you may have to use an assortment of supplies and boxes to accomplish your goal. Fortunately, our team at SMARTBOX is here to assist you not only by moving your items but also by giving you advice on preparation as well. Below, you will find helpful packing tips to ensure your move is an overall success.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 16, 2017
     
     
    • Moving

    The Moving Lingo You Need to Know

    If you have ever experienced a move or you are in the process of experiencing one, your movers may be speaking, from what it seems, a foreign language to you. What exactly do they mean when they use technical terms to describe the moving and storage process? In the material below, we break down some of the more commonly used moving and storage lingo to better help you understand every aspect of your experience.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 13, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    Great Ways to Store Recreational Gear

    There are many different recreational activities out there for people to enjoy today, such as camping, hiking, boating, fishing, and other team sports just to name a few. Often times, these various activities require a lot of time, energy, and money. More often than not, a large amount of the money you put into your recreational interests has to do with the amount of extra gear you need to go along with whatever activity you are partaking in. With that being said, you will more than likely have to find a safe and secure way to store your prized recreational gear. Below, we’ve provided various suggestions as to how to effectively store your recreational gear.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 10, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Unit

    How Storage Units Protect Your Items When Moving

    There are many different variables involved with the moving process. Where to move? When to move? How to move? These types of questions must be answered when you evaluate all of your options. Keeping all of this information in mind, storage units can be very useful tools for people moving. They allow you the opportunity to put all of your extra stuff into one confined area for an extended period of time while you’re in the midst of a relocation. When people decide to use storage units, a big factor that must be taken into account is the amount of security that the unit(s) can provide. People always want to have a peace of mind in knowing that their stored items will remain protected at all times. Below, we’ve displayed why storage units are great options to consider when relocating and how they protect your items along the way.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 07, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    3 Great Ways to Maximize Household Space

    As we stated before, storage can often be a big part of the moving process. At other times, your specific storage need may not directly be involved in a move. You may just be looking for ways to save space more effectively, while being more organized. If that’s your situation, SMARTBOX has put together some key information on how to maximize your household space. Read below to find out what they are.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 03, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    How to Properly Store Collectable Items

    When you think of the word collectibles, you might think of a bunch of random items that you do not know what to do with that ultimately end of collecting endless amounts of dust. This, at times, can be somewhat accurate; however, we are referring to collectibles as the item or group of items you wish to hold on to because they have some sentimental or emotional value to you. If you own these types of items, you will want to find ways to properly store them that will keep them from getting scratched or damaged over a long period of time. Read ahead to see how to keep your collectibles protected and safe when storing them away.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 24, 2017
     
     
    • Storage

    Going off to Basic Training? What to Do With Your Belongings

    Millions of Americans proudly serve our country each and every day. Anyone in the United States Military can and probably will tell you that there are a wide range of emotions that go through your head when you begin the military process. At SMARTBOX, we are firm believers in trying to assist our military personnel whenever possible, whether it is through our military discount or in some other capacity. In this case, we would love to provide some tips on what to do with your belongings when traveling off to basic training.
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