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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 20, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    Deciding Whether to Keep or Store Your Belongings

    There are a number of things that need to be taken into consideration when relocating from one place to another. You may ask questions such as, “What’s the moving budget going to look like? Where are we going to move? When are we going to move? How are we going to move?” Another question that often gets overlooked is when to keep your possessions versus when is it time to store them? In order to assist you with this daunting question, we have listed some tips and suggestions below for deciding whether you should keep or store your belongings.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 16, 2017
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    Best Local Moving Practices of 2016

    If you are planning a DIY move, you have three primary options for transportation and storage: a rental truck, a portable storage container, or a “you load, we drive” moving company. Since 70% of all domestic moves in the US are intrastate, 30% of those moves use a portable storage unit like SMARTBOX, as well as obtaining assistance in planning the relocation from one of the best local moving companies.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 13, 2017
     
     
    • Organization

    Unique Ways to Organize Your Home with Household Products

    When you are making a move or perhaps buying a new house, there are many things such as feelings of stress and tension that can go through your mind and overtake your thought pattern. When this occurs, it’s best to remember to remain positive and make the best of the situation. With this in mind, when you think of a common spice rack, you probably think of the obvious— something that can effectively organize your spices in your kitchen cabinet. Yes, this is true, but if you push yourself to think outside the box, there are many other things a typical spice rack can be used for. The same can be said with other common household products. Read on for some helpful and unique organizational tips you can use in your home using household products.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 10, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    Great Ways to Organize Your Storage Unit

    There are many different types of storage options available that one must compare when shopping for storage services. From attics to storage units, all potential options must be considered when attempting to perform a successful relocation. Often times, many people elect to go with a storage unit to protect their belongings while changing locations. With this in mind, movers everywhere often look for ways to keep these units organized during the relocation process. Below, you’ll find five great ways to organize your storage unit effectively during the moving process.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 07, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    Storage Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Small Dorm

    College can be an exciting time for any young adult because it is full of new challenges and opportunities. Starting your college career often means moving away from home, meeting new people, and realizing what it feels like to truly get out of your comfort zone. One very important question that many students ask is, “Where am I going to live once I arrive on campus.” A number of students decide to live on campus either because that is their preference or because they are required to live in an on-campus dormitory for a certain length of time. Living in a dorm often means being confined to tight quarters with a person or group of people you may or may not know. So you are probably wondering, “How can I make the most out of my small living space?” Well, keep reading below for great storage tips that will help you do just that.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 03, 2017
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    Common Moving Mistakes You Need to Avoid

    Mistakes are a part of everyday life. If you prefer to shed a more positive light on mistakes that are made in everyday life, you can refer to them as learning experiences. Moving into a new home is a learning experience that is full of dos and don’ts. With that said, there are some common moving mistakes people tend to make and SMARTBOX wants to help you avoid them. The list below includes five of the most common moving mistakes and excellent advice that will help you make your relocation a success.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 31, 2017
     
     
    • Moving

    5 Common Moving Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    There are many ins and outs that you will encounter while moving. Many details have to be taken into consideration during this important time. Due to the amount of preparation that must go into the relocation process, people often feel like there is just not enough time in the day to get things accomplished. The thought of feeling rushed can often lead to becoming stressed or frustrated. When this happens, many people will often make an attempt to speed up the moving process; therefore, causing them to forget to take the proper precautions while moving. Doing so tends to result in unnecessary injuries. Yes, moving injuries are more common than you might think. So, in order to assist you during your transition to a new home, we have put together a list of five common moving injuries and how to avoid them.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 26, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    Tips for Storing Jewelry Effectively

    Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, toe rings, etc. all have one thing in common, they are all pieces of jewelry that many people own and take a lot of pride in. People want to take care of the things that mean so much to them, and your favorite piece of jewelry is certainly no different. Whether it’s has been handed down from a member of your family or it is brand new, keep reading to find out how to store your jewelry effectively.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 23, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips

    Storing Clothing Long Term? Storage Can Help

    Everyone knows that three basic necessities of life are food, clothing, and water. You have to have them in order to survive. Let’s talk about clothing, there are many different forms of clothing. Clothes for all four seasons of the year are almost always a part of everyone’s clothing collection. As the months of every year pass and the seasons change, you may have to exchange the clothes in closet from summer to fall, fall to winter, etc. Long-term storage is a realistic and reliable option for you in times like these. Keep reading below for some very useful long term storage tips for clothing.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 19, 2017
     
     
    • Organization

    How to Move Into a College Dorm Room Successfully

    College is a time of transition for many eighteen to twenty-two year olds across the country each year. A new location, with many new people, while having to think about and ultimately figure out what long-term career path to pursue are all things that must be taken into account when deciding where to spend the next four to five years of your life after high school. In addition to all of these decisions, you must also figure out living arrangements. For many first year college students, this means moving into a dorm room. Listed below are several tips and suggestions for moving into your dorm room successfully.
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