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  • hazy summer days
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 18, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips

    How to Store an American Flag ​

    Nothing symbolizes freedom and patriotism quite like the American flag. Displaying an American flag is a fantastic way to show respect and love for our beautiful country. Flying the flag proudly is a great way to commemorate special holidays including Independence Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day and it’s a physical reminder of the sacrifices that have been made to preserve our nation. While the American flag can be displayed any time of the year, some people choose to place it in storage between holidays to preserve its condition.
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  • how to store your pool equipment
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 16, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization

    How to Store Pool Equipment

    Having a pool can be a great way to relax and beat the heat on those scorching summer days. Like all good things, however, swimming season comes to an end every year. As the temperatures begin to cool down, many pool owners begin preparing to close their pools for the winter. This entails taking apart equipment, cleaning and gathering supplies, and properly storing chemicals. As any pool owner knows, pool equipment and chemicals do not come cheap, so it’s important to take the right steps to ensure these items are properly stored during the winter months. The last thing you need is to be rebuying equipment next spring. In order to maximize the life and performance of your equipment and ensure your chemicals are stored safely, consider the following tips for properly storing your pool equipment.
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  • nathan-dumlao-Eh8PK-jlLCI-unsplash (1)
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 11, 2020
     
     
    • Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Seasonality
    • Organization

    How to Store Lawn Equipment

    Fall is officially around the corner and that means it’s time to put away the summer lawn equipment and break out the leaf blower and rake. However, before you just pile all of your lawn equipment into the back of your garage, it’s important to make sure you have taken the proper measures to ensure your equipment is safe from the outdoor elements. While neatly storing these items away is a great first step, there are a few techniques that should be followed to ensure your equipment will be functioning properly next year.
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  • cool closet
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 10, 2020
     
     
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage

    How to Store Clothes ​

    As summer begins to wind down, many of us anxiously await the crisp cool air, colorful leaves, and cozy lattes that accompany fall. With fall also comes flannels, sweaters, jackets, and boots. That means it’s time to change out our summer clothes for our fall wardrobe. Let’s face it, most people end up shoving their out of season clothes to the back of the closet to make room for their current wardrobe. However, this leads to cluttered closets and a disorganized mess. Let this be the year you store your seasonal clothes so you can effortlessly find the clothes you are looking for. There’s more to clothing storage, however, than just tossing clothes into plastic bins. With the right technique, you can maintain the integrity of your clothing while also maximizing space in your closet. Consider these helpful tips for storing your clothes the right way.
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  • boxes for living
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 04, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving

    3 Smart Reasons to Use a Portable Storage Unit for Moving ​

    Most people would agree that moving is one of the most challenging tasks, but thanks to portable storage companies, this process has never been easier. You can forget about the stress of finding a reliable moving company, rushing to move your entire house in a day, spending a chunk of your savings, and begging your friends for help. Portable storage containers simplify the process and allow homeowners to move at their own pace. These convenient containers minimize the stress of moving along with offering a host of other benefits. Here are just a few of the biggest advantages to moving with a portable storage unit.
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  • LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 02, 2020
     
     
    • Moving with Kids
    • Moving
    • Real Estate

    How to Meet Your New Neighbors While Social Distancing ​

    Moving to a new home in an unfamiliar neighborhood can seem overwhelming, but one of the best ways to make it feel like home is by getting to know your neighbors. A friendly smile or a wave across the street can make anyone feel more welcome. That said, even the friendliest neighborhoods are taking a step back amid the coronavirus outbreak. What once would have been a yard full of kids playing tag has turned into a single family waving from a distance. As people across the country have been urged to maintain social distancing guidelines, this has made it more difficult for new homeowners to get to know their neighbors. The good news is that there are still plenty of great ways to meet your new neighbors, even if you have to do so from a safe distance. ​
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  • Dont Sell it Yourself
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 28, 2020
     
     
    • Realtors
    • Portable Storage
    • affordable moving

    9 Reasons to Sell with a Real Estate Agent Instead of Yourself

    It’s understandable that homeowners want to save as much money as possible when moving, and that’s why some choose to go about the selling process on their own. However, selling a home takes a lot of work and not everyone has the extra time to devote to such a big task. At first glance the standard realtor’s commission fee of 6% can seem like a sizable amount of money. The “for sale by owner” method might look like a great way to save thousands of dollars, but here are nine reasons you should think again.
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  • mask it or casket
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 26, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • School
    • affordable moving

    6 Parental Tips for Helping Your Child Adjust to College Life ​

    College is a unique stage in a young person’s life. On one hand they are anxious for independence but on the other they might feel nervous about being away from the comforts of home. Add to that the pressures of classwork and the desire to meet new people and this can be an extremely emotional time. While it’s normal for young adults to struggle with this major transition, there are things parents can do to make the process a little easier. If you have a child preparing to head off to college this fall, consider these tips for helping them adjust to college life.
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  • Ask the right questions
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 21, 2020
     
     
    • Realtors
    • Real Estate

    8 Questions to Ask Buyers to Find Their Perfect New Home

    If you are in the process of helping your clients find the perfect home, it is imperative that you take some time to ask detailed questions and learn as much as possible about your clients’ needs. Your client is looking to you to assist them with one of the most important decisions they will make in their life, so you want to give them the attention they deserve. Any realtor knows that it can take weeks and even months of looking at house after house to find the right one for your buyer, so you can expedite the process by collecting some helpful information up front. Here are eight questions that realtors should ask their buyers before beginning their house hunt to ensure they find the perfect home. ​
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  • Foo Dawg
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 20, 2020
     
     
    • Realtors
    • Real Estate
    • affordable moving

    3 Key Reasons to Consider a Career in Real Estate

    Choosing the right career path can be a daunting decision and one that should not be taken lightly. That’s why it’s important to choose a career that fits your personality and your lifestyle. If you consider yourself to be an ambitious, hardworking, and organized person then you might be a perfect fit for a career in real estate. Like any career, real estate comes with it’s own challenges. However, if you are tough enough to handle these hurdles then you might find a career in real estate to be both financially and emotionally rewarding. From the ability to make commissions to creating your own flexible work schedule, there are many benefits to having a career in real estate and here are the top three.
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