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  • Unpacking Your Move
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 15, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    6 Key Tips for Unpacking a Portable Storage Container

    Good news…you got through the packing and moving process and you have finally arrived at your new home. Now comes the realization that you have to unpack all of your stuff. After a few exhausting weeks of long hours and lots of loading, the thought of unloading can be daunting. Luckily there are a few great tips that help make the unpacking process faster and much easier. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you unpack your portable storage container.
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  • #smartmove
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 23, 2019
     
     
    • Moving with Kids
    • Moving
    • Moving Myths
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    What are the Most Popular Moving Destinations in the United States

    Relocating to a new city can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. However, research has shown that where you live can have a significant impact on your health, well-being, and overall happiness, which is why many people are taking location into consideration when looking for a job. As the millennial generation is beginning to start careers and families, they are thinking carefully about where to settle down. Whether it be the hot job market, the affordable housing, the desirable location, or the appeal for families, these cities have grown the most over the past five years and are among the most popular destinations for moving.
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  • #smartmove
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 16, 2019
     
     
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving

    7 Moving Statistics Everyone Should Know

    Everyone will move at some point in their lives but no matter how many times you do it there will always be stress, challenges, and plenty of unknowns. What if there was information that could be helpful in guiding you through the moving process? Luckily there is! These are just a few interesting statistics that will help you as prepare for the moving challenges that lie ahead. ​
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  • Happy New Year from Smartbox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 31, 2018
     
     
    • Cleaning
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Downsizing
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    6 Reasons to Use a Portable Storage Company for Moving in the Winter

    Moving at any time of the year is stressful but it can be even more difficult when you have to move during the winter months. From snow and ice covered streets to bitter cold temperatures, moving during the winter comes with its own set of challenges. One way to make your winter move easier is to use a portable storage company. The convenience of mobile storage can make your winter move painless and less stressful. ​
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  • An Organizational Guide for Packing a Portable Storage Container_v1
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 12, 2018
     
     
    • Moving
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving with Kids
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Long Distance Move

    Infographic guide to getting organized with portable storage

    If you are using a portable storage container, you should be aware of how to correctly pack and secure items in it. To ensure packing success, you will need several items including bubble wrap, a dolly, furniture pads, loading straps, moving blankets, and stretch wrap. When packing items, wrap furniture and fragile items to prevent dirt, scratches, or broken items, and when loading, create a plan beforehand
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  • #smartmove
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 12, 2018
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving Myths

    A Guide to Understanding How a Portable Storage Company Operates

    Portable storage companies offer a convenient and versatile option for all of your storage needs. They are ideal for moving, home remodeling, businesses, college students, and even long distance moves. They provide the space you need, the convenience you want, and a price you can afford.
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  • #smartmove
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 05, 2018
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving Myths
    • Portable Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Long Distance Move

    5 Easy Tips for Moving Across the Country on a Quick Schedule

    Moving in itself can be a stressful experience but that stress can be magnified when you are moving across the country. In a perfect world you would have ample time to prepare for the move, but sometimes life comes at you fast forcing you to move in a hurry. A quick move has a way of making every task seem overwhelming and difficult to accomplish. It’s easy to feel paralyzed by the enormous feat that lies ahead. In this instance it’s important to take a deep breath and simply get to work crossing items off your list. Here are a few tips for preparing for a cross country move on a quick schedule.
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  • #smartmove
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 30, 2018
     
     
    • Home Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Contractor Storage
    • Corporate Storage
    • Long Distance Move

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Using a Portable Storage Unit

    Whether you are moving, renovating your home, or just in need of a bit more storage space for your household belongings, portable storage units can prove to be a smart solution. When it comes to renting and packing a portable storage unit, some things are pretty much common sense but others are a bit trickier. To help you get the most out of your storage space, here are a few do’s and don’ts of packing portable storage units. ​
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  • storage in a portable pod
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 20, 2018
     
     
    • Moving
    • Packing Tips
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Moving with Kids
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    8 Crafty Ways for Maximizing Space in a Storage Pod

    A storage pod is a great way to store items when moving, renovating, or just to keep them from taking up valuable space in your home. This doesn’t mean that your storage pod has to be a cluttered mess full of boxes, trash bags, and furniture. You can get more out of your storage pod and maximize the amount of storage space you will have by treating it like an extension of your home. Here are some crafty ideas that will help you get the most out of your storage pod. ​
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  • tips for paking dishes
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 14, 2018
     
     
    • Organization
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Packing Tips
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving Myths

    7 Lessons You Will Learn While Packing Your Portable Storage Unit

    ortable storage units have gained popularity in recent years and for good reason. They provide much needed storage space and are a smart solution for a variety of storage needs. Many people find them to be more cost-effective and easier to use than other means of storage. If you decide to rent a portable storage unit, here are 7 lessons you will learn in the process of packing your unit. ​
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