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  • back to School
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 17, 2020
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • Portable Storage
    • Contractor Storage

    6 Smart Reasons for Schools to Use Portable Storage Containers

    Many schools face the same challenges regarding storage space for teachers, students, and other faculty members. Unfortunately, most schools don’t have the budget to take on major renovations and additions. Portable storage containers offer a simple, convenient, and cost-effective solution for schools and campuses in need of additional space. In addition to providing additional storage space for equipment and supplies, they can also be set up as classrooms, labs, or meeting spaces for faculty and students. Here are 6 smart reasons why schools should consider portable storage containers.
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  • paints tips and chips
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 01, 2020
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • Uncategorized
    • Renovating

    How to Choose a New Paint Color for Your Living Room

    With the vast array of paint color available, it can be hard to decide which one is right for your living room. However, if you make the wrong choice, it could end up costing you more than just a gallon of paint. It can be expensive to rehire painters, not to mention potential buyers can also be put off by the wrong color. If you want to avoid the hassle of having to redo the entire painting process, read on for tips on how to choose a living room paint color you’ll love.
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  • home office
    Dusty Rhodes
      May 08, 2020
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Organization
    • Home Storage

    7 Tips for Creating a Home Office

    With many companies implementing work-from-home policies amidst the coronavirus pandemic, many Americans have suddenly found themselves trying to juggle conference calls and digital meetings in a less than ideal workspace. While some may be lucky enough to have a full-fledged home office, many others are desperately trying to find a space where they can be productive and efficient. Since it appears many employees will be working from home for quite a while, here are a few tips for creating a home office that is functional and comfortable.
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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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  • 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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  • Raise Your Hand if You Love Smartbox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 27, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • Portable Storage
    • School
    • Storage Unit
    • Organization

    4 Killer Advantages of Every PTA Having a Portable Storage Container

    PTA is there to help. These parents and dedicated volunteers address the needs of your schools and students as they work to organize parental involvement opportunities and host fundraisers and events that help support your schools. They do so much for your schools so why not do something for them? Ask any member of the PTA and they will probably agree that it’s difficult to find a way to keep supplies and materials organized. A portable storage unit could be just the thing they need to make this school year more productive than ever! Here are a few advantages to providing a portable storage container for your PTA.
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  • luggage
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 02, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    4 Tips for Loading Items in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers are an affordable and convenient solution for packing and storing your items for a move. Although packing for a move is quite a tough job, these nifty containers make the job much easier. However, it is important to make sure have the right tools before you begin. Before loading anything into a portable storage container, you want to be sure you have a dolly, loading straps, furniture pads, and plenty of stretch wrap. Now that you have all of the materials you will need, you want to make sure all of your wood furniture is properly covered with furniture pads and any upholstered furniture is adequately covered in stretch wrap.
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  • pool floaties
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 24, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Seasonality
    • Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Cleaning

    3 Easy Tips for Storing Pool Equipment in a Portable Storage Container

    Owning a pool is a lot of fun but it also requires a great deal of work to maintain that crystal clear water. Pools requires a great deal of equipment and chemicals to keep them clean and free of algae. Not to mention all of the floats and toys that most people have for the pool. This leaves pool owners with the dilemma of where to store all of this pool equipment during the fall and winter months.
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  • dog in box
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 19, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Personal Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Organization
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving

    6 Lessons to Learn from Packing a Portable Storage Unit

    A portable storage unit is a great solution for moving and storing your excess belongings. However, how you pack the storage unit will determine how much of the space you actually use. In order to maximize space to get the most out of your storage unit, you will want to pack it appropriately. Here you will find a few lessons on how to efficiently and effectively pack a portable storage unit.
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