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  • SMARTBOX COMES TO YOU
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 18, 2019
     
     
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Corporate Storage
    • Contractor Storage
    • Home Storage

    5 Moving Problems that Portable Storage Containers Solve ​

    Many do-it-your selfers might consider renting a moving truck, but there are a lot of things to consider before getting behind the wheel of these large trucks. For starters, they are not always the easiest vehicles to drive. This can make drivers nervous and uneasy as they drive around transporting all of their belongings. In addition, it can take quite a toll on you if you are lifting heavy furniture and appliances up and down the steep ramp of a rental truck. Portable storage containers eliminate both of these issues since the containers are transported for you and they are on ground level which makes for easy loading and unloading. ​
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 15, 2019
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Contractor Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    6 Smart Tricks for Keeping a Move as Organized as Possible

    ​Packing up an entire home and moving somewhere new can present plenty of organizational challenges. There are so many moving parts involved in a move and it can be difficult to juggle all of these different tasks. Although moving can be a daunting task, getting organized can really help eliminate stress so the process isn’t so dreadful. Check out these tips and tricks for putting together an organized and well-coordinated move.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 14, 2019
     
     
    • affordable moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage

    3 Essential Items to Always Have on Hand During a Move

    When packing for a move it’s easy to get so caught up in all of the craziness that you find yourself searching endlessly for that one item that you need. At a time when you are already exhausted, this can leave you feeling completely overwhelmed and stressed. We’ve all found ourselves at some point wishing we had been better prepared. Avoid the chaos by making it a point to keep these 3 essential items with you on moving day.
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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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    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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    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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  • girl holding books
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 12, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • School
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Downsizing
    • Packing Tips
    • Organization
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Cleaning
    • affordable moving

    8 Easy Ways to Simplify Moving to College

    All summer long parents and students alike are thinking about that big milestone ahead: college move-in day. While it’s easy to let the summer get away from you and leave packing until the last minute, it is advisable not to wait. Moving to college is a big task and one that requires some planning. Consider these helpful tips to simplify your child’s move to college.
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    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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  • 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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