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  • james-mcdonald-74nIYjsOY88-unsplash
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 09, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Contractor Storage

    HEY ALEXA What Are 5 Advantages of Using Portable Storage Units for Lawn Equipment

    As summer begins winding down and kids are preparing to head back to school, that can only mean one thing...fall is right around the corner. You have probably spent the past few months maintaining your lawn so you might be looking forward to getting a break from the yard work. This is also a great time to begin thinking about how you are going to store your lawn equipment during the cooler months. Portable storage units are a simple and affordable solution for storing your lawn equipment and there are several advantages to using these convenient containers.
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  • Renovation and New Construction uses for Smartbox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 08, 2019
     
     
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Renovating
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Contractor Storage

    4 Simple Storage Solutions for Your Next Home Improvement Project

    Taking on a home improvement project is no easy task. Whether you are doing a minor renovation or a complete remodel, things tend to get crowded when you start moving them around in your home. You need to make room for the tools, equipment, and workers who will temporarily be taking over your space. While you can do your best to protect your belongings and stay organized, it can be quite challenging when you have contractors trekking in and out of your house. Renting a portable storage unit can ease the burden and help keep your belongings safe during a home improvement project. Here are just a few of the ways a storage unit can help.
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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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  • moving truck
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 26, 2019
     
     
    • affordable moving
    • Corporate Storage
    • Downsizing
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    7 Advantages of Using a Storage Container to Move Instead of a Truck

    If you are planning a move there are undoubtedly loads of decisions to make. One of those decisions will be how to move your belongings from one home to another. Do you hire professional movers? Do you enlist the help of family and friends and rent a moving truck or do you go with a portable storage company? While there are a wide range of options when it comes to moving, nothing is as advantageous as moving with a portable storage company.
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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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  • Broken computer
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 10, 2019
     
     
    • affordable moving
    • Cleaning
    • Corporate Storage
    • Downsizing
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Renovating
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Storage
    • Storage Tips

    3 Mistakes to Avoid When Packing a Portable Storage Container

    Renting a portable storage container can be the perfect solution for moving, organizing your home, or even storing materials for your business. Storage containers offer unmatched convenience and provide tons of benefits for homeowners and businesses alike. However, not packing your portable storage container properly can lead to unused space and damaged items. Avoid these mistakes when packing your portable storage container to ensure you get the most out of your container while keeping your belongings safe from damage.
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  • moving in the summer
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 06, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    4 Benefits of Moving During the Summer Months

    Not everyone has the luxury of choosing when to move, but if you are lucky enough to have control over this, summer is by far the best season. Your move will require time, energy, and money even during the summer months, but there are many other factors that make summer the most favorable time to move homes or relocate. Here are just a few of the benefits of moving during the summer. ​
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  • Mil
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 26, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage

    Military Moving Program

    Our United States servicemen and women are some of the bravest and most admirable people in the country. They sacrifice their time and sometimes even their lives so the rest of us can enjoy freedom every day. They are a remarkable group of men and women and deserve our highest respect. That’s why Smartbox Portable Storage and Moving is proud to be offering a new military moving program.
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  • kids moving
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 14, 2019
     
     
    • Moving with Kids
    • Moving
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Long Distance Move

    9 Clever Ways to Involve Children in the Packing Process

    Moving is stressful enough but when you throw kids in the mix it can become even more challenging. Not all kids get excited about the idea of moving and might even feel angry or scared about moving to a new home. In addition, moving requires a lot of work and it can be difficult for parents to get things done with young children in the house. Luckily, there are things you can do to actually make the packing process easier and more fun for both kids and parents. Check out these clever ideas for turning the pain of packing into a fun and exciting activity for your kids!
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