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  • Save Space
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 15, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization

    5 Clever Ways to Maximize Space in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers are an excellent solution for storing seasonal items, extra furniture, family mementos, or even all of your belongings between moves. Whatever the reason, it’s tough to beat the convenience of these nifty containers. That said, it can be challenging at times to fit everything inside the containers. To help you get the most bang for your buck, consider these tips for maximizing space in your portable storage container.
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  • Time of the Year
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 12, 2019
     
     
    • Moving Myths
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    When is the Best Time of the Year to Move?

    Nearly 46 million Americans move every year and of those, nearly 62% take place between the months of May and September. This is the busiest time of the year for moving companies which also means the most expensive. While there are several reasons why these months are so popular, moving during a different season can certainly have its advantages as well. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of moving during each season. ​
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  • SMARTBOX Family
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 10, 2019
     
     
    • Real Estate
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Moving

    8 Essential Items to Remove from Your House When Selling It

    When you are preparing your home to put it on the market, experts suggest that a key part of home staging is removing personal items from the house. A strategically staged home typically sells faster and for more money so it’s important to take the necessary steps to properly stage your home. Removing certain items from the home will make your home feel larger, more organized, and will also help prospective buyers visualize themselves living in the home. Prospective buyers will take notice of every detail in your home so don’t turn them away by having the wrong items in your house. Consider removing the following items to ensure your home appeals to all buyers.
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  • realtors have skills to close deals
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 07, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Real Estate

    7 Skills Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

    Think about the last time you bought or sold a home. For many homeowners, this process can be stressful and overwhelming. We look to our real estate agent to ease the process and help guide us through each and every step. While there are many real estate agents out there, the fact is, some are better at their job than others. Real estate agents play an important role in improving their clients’ quality of life, so it’s important they have the skills necessary to do their job well. A successful real estate agent excels due to skills and characteristics that are beneficial for their job. Below are seven skills that every real estate agent needs to master to succeed in today’s competitive real estate industry. ​
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  • Wrong Way Jose
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 01, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Portable Storage

    You're Doing it Wrong... A List of Items to Avoid Storing in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage units have become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to their convenience, portability, and affordability. They are ideal for people who are moving as well as homeowners who are in need of a little extra storage space. While these portable containers are useful for storing a number of items, there are some basic rules and restrictions for items that cannot and should not be stored in these containers. Here are a few specific things that you should avoid storing in a portable storage container.
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  • Realtors Use Us
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 30, 2019
     
     
    • Organization
    • Contractor Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Moving

    5 Benefits of Using a Portable Storage Container as a Real Estate Agent

    Any business person knows that efficiency and organization are what set you apart from your competition. Portable storage containers are the perfect solution to help real estate agents increase productivity. In order to be successful in this industry, it takes more than smiles and good selling tactics. It requires well-organized documents, clever marketing materials, and home decor accessories that can turn any home into a showplace. Unfortunately, most real estate offices do not have room for all of these items so real estate agents need a space to store their real estate materials. Portable storage containers are the perfect way for real estate agents to organize their materials in order to stay on top of their game.
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  • She Shed
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 24, 2019
     
     
    • Home Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage

    5 Misconceptions about Storing Items in Long-Term Storage in Winter

    Winter will be here before we know it and many people will be left scrambling to find a place to store things like yard equipment, sports gear, outdoor patio furniture, pool equipment and more during the cold winter months. Most people don’t have an abundance of storage space in their homes and they end up sacrificing the safety of these important items just to find a place for them.
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  • SKELETONS IN YOUR CLOSET
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 21, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • SMARTBOX Helps
    • School
    • Portable Storage
    • Seasonality
    • Personal Storage

    5 Ideas for Using a Portable Storage Unit for a School Fundraiser

    Fall is the perfect time for apple picking, pumpkin patches, and hayrides but it is also a popular season for school fundraisers. Carnivals, festivals, bake sales, and auctions are just a few of the various methods schools use for fundraising. These fundraisers are fundamental in helping schools collect finances for important purposes such as improving school facilities, purchasing supplies or furniture, or even supporting the school’s athletic programs. Whatever the reason, school fundraisers are a great way to meet the financial needs of the school. But these fundraisers also require a great deal of planning and organization. Portable storage containers are an excellent tool for school fundraisers because they provide much needed storage space but are also versatile enough to be used for a variety of purposes. They are small enough to fit inside a parking space and are weather resistant and durable enough to keep items inside safe and secure. Here are 5 ways portable storage containers can help with your next school fundraiser.
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  • xmas village
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 18, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Seasonality
    • Personal Storage

    How to Get a Jumpstart on Organizing Holiday Decor

    With the holidays just around the corner, you might be thinking about which decorations you would like to use for your home this year. If you are like most people, you probably have bins and boxes full of decorations for every season and holiday. Chances are when you go to grab these decorations you find yourself completely overwhelmed by the unorganized mess you find inside the box. Better yet, you might even miss boxes completely because they are hidden underneath so much clutter in your attic. Before the holidays arrive is a great time to take a look at the decorations you have and declutter the items that you no longer use. Now is the perfect time to get a jumpstart on organizing your decor so you will be ready to go at the start of the holiday season.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 11, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Contractor Storage
    • Home Storage

    5 Benefits of Storing Your Lawn Equipment in a Portable Storage Unit ​

    Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to retire your lawn mower for the season. Now is the perfect time to begin preparing your lawn equipment for storage before the temperatures turn too cold. If you take proper care of your lawn mower and store it in a dry, secure place, you will be able to use it come spring with little or no effort. Lawn mowers certainly aren’t cheap so it’s important to take proper care of them so you can use them year after year. Portable storage units are the perfect storage solution for your lawn mower and here’s why.
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