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  • Clean Purge Wash
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 27, 2020
     
     
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Cleaning

    Declutter, Purge, Wash Hands: How to Jumpstart Your Deep Cleaning Routine

    During our current Social Distancing experiemnets because of COVID-19, many people are furiously cleaning everything they can reach. Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to get organized and start afresh. Most of us are anxious to get our house in order for the brighter days ahead. Consider these great tips to help you tackle your deep cleaning.
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  • dont just sit there
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 19, 2020
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    5 Safety Items Every House Should Have

    When you purchase a new home the first things you begin thinking about are paint colors, new furniture, and ways to make your new home look beautiful. And while beautifying your home is certainly exciting, safety in the home is something that is critical. It should be on the minds of every homeowner, especially when they are moving into a new home. It’s important to take the proper steps to make sure your home is safe in case of an emergency. This is something that can’t wait until tomorrow, so make sure your home has these important safety items. ​
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  • brighter days ahead
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 17, 2020
     
     
    • School
    • Home Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • affordable moving

    Smartbox Helps College Students Impacted by Campus Closures

    Due to the recent increase in Corona virus cases, colleges and universities across the country are ending terms early hoping to lessen the impact on their students and communities. Smartbox Portable Storage and Moving is ready to help. We are offering students displaced by campus housing closures the first 30 days of storage with us for *FREE (up to $99 value for rental fees). We realized this is a stressful time for everyone involved, we are here to support you.
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  • Spring Cleaning the Garage
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 03, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Home Storage
    • Cleaning

    9 Ways to Utilize a Portable Storage Unit for Spring Cleaning

    Spring is upon us and the time has never been better to get organized. Along with the fresh air and signs of new life popping up all around, many people choose to take on the task of cleaning their home in the spring. In addition to decluttering, donating, and cleaning, spring is also a great time for decorating and remodeling. Though it may seem like an overwhelming task, there are things you can do to make the job a little easier and a portable storage unit can help. Here are just a few of the great ways you can utilize a portable storage unit to help with spring cleaning. ​
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  • organized home
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 14, 2020
     
     
    • Downsizing
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Portable Storage
    • Cleaning

    3 Tips for Storing Out of Season Clothes

    Spring is right around the corner and just as the season will change, so too, will your wardrobe. The sweaters, coats, hats, and boots you bundled in during the winter are likely to get tossed into a box or shoved into the back of a closet to make room for this season’s clothing. But, this isn’t exactly the best way to store your clothes. Improper storage can leave your clothes wrinkled and tattered and will ultimately shorten their life. This year, commit to organizing your out of season clothes and storing them properly. A little extra effort can make a big difference when it's time to unpack for a new season, so consider these three tips for storing your out of season clothes.
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  • stefano-stacchini-jhPSJDhiRyQ-unsplash
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 31, 2020
     
     
    • Home Storage
    • Real Estate
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization

    How to Use a Portable Storage Container to Help Stage a House

    Research suggests that staging a home helps it to sell 73% faster, on average. Home staging is important because it affects the way the property is perceived by potential buyers. Buyers will be turned off by a home that is cluttered, dark, dreary, and in need of repairs. Conversely, a well-staged home showcases the home’s bet features and draws buyers in. The object is to have buyers walk in and be able to visualize themselves in the home. It’s all about creating a space that is inviting and where buyers can see themselves living and entertaining. Home staging is a cost-effective marketing tool for sellers, but it does require some effort. Portable storage containers offer a smart solution for staging your home.
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  • hoarders
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 29, 2020
     
     
    • Realtors
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Real Estate
    • Home Storage
    • Organization

    6 Problems with Not Using a Portable Storage Unit to Help Declutter

    Anyone who has ever lived on their own understands that over time you collect more and more things and it eventually becomes challenging to find a place for all of these items. Inevitably, your house becomes cluttered and this can cause a great deal of frustration. Not only is clutter unsightly, but it can be stressful and time-consuming when you can’t find the things you need. It can also present a number of challenges when and if you decide to sell your home. So, whether you are moving or just ready to take control of your life, decluttering is an important task.
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  • Shorten Your Days on the Market
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 28, 2020
     
     
    • Real Estate
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Organization

    Sell a House Faster: 4 Easy Ways to Use a Smartbox ​

    Selling your home is no small challenge and homeowners are eager to sell their home as quickly as possible once its been listed. That’s because a quicker sale means less days trying to keep your home in pristine condition, fewer times being kicked out at a moment’s notice, and more money for your house. Selling your home can be stressful and that’s why it’s important to do everything you can to simplify the process. Portable storage units are a great tool for helping homeowners sell their homes faster. Here are just a few of the ways in which portable storage units can be used to sell a house.
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  • For the record
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 22, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Real Estate
    • Home Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Personal Storage

    7 Smart Items to Store in a Portable Storage Unit When Selling Your House

    Selling a home is all about presentation which is why home staging is so critical. A vase of flowers, fresh baked cookies, and a fragrant candle can really make a good impression on buyers. On the other hand, certain items in the home can ruin your chances for a potential sale. It’s difficult to make your home look like a model home while you are still living there, but there are a few items that you should definitely put it storage while your home is on the market. Here are seven smart items you should consider storing out of sight if you are trying to sell your home. ​
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  • staging your home
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 17, 2020
     
     
    • Realtors
    • Personal Storage
    • Real Estate
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Home Storage

    4 Surprising Ways Portable Storage Units Can Help Sell a House

    Anyone who has ever moved knows how stressful the process of selling a home can be. Between the constant struggle of keeping your home clean and being forced out of it at a moment’s notice for a showing, it’s enough to make anyone crazy. It leaves homeowners anxious and antsy to sell their home fast. If you are looking for tips and tricks to help sell your home faster, you might be surprised to know that a portable storage unit can be a great resource. Read on to discover a few ways that a portable storage unit can help you sell your house.
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