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  • long distance moving advice
    Dusty Rhodes
      Apr 05, 2019
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    8 Simple Tips for Moving Across the Country with Young Children ​

    Relocating can be an incredibly stressful time in your life. Add young children to the mix, and your stress level is totally magnified. While moving across the country can be exciting, it can also be a little scary and overwhelming. You might have anticipated squeals of delight, only to be met with tear stricken faces. The good news, is that kids are resilient and have the ability to adjust, and fortunately there are things you can do to make the moving process easier for them. Here are 8 tips that can help you move across the country with young children.
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  • Realtors use Smartbox to Close
    Dusty Rhodes
      Apr 03, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Home Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Organization

    5 Simple Reasons Real Estate Agents Should Utilize Storage Containers

    Portable storage containers were designed to help people move their belongings more easily from one place to another; however, they are actually useful in helping real estate agents sell homes in the first place! Plenty of businesses run into storage issues, and real estate is one of them. Real estate agents need more than a smile and a positive attitude to sell homes. Their jobs also require a lot of materials and they are always in need of a place to store these items. Portable storage containers are a great solution and a tool that every real estate agent should use...and here’s why.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 22, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Organization
    • Moving with Kids
    • Home Storage
    • Moving
    • Moving Myths
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    7 Common Packing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    If you are preparing for a move you might think that packing will be easy enough: you simply toss items into boxes, tape them up, and load them onto the truck. Think again! Packing actually takes more planning than you might realize. Many people make mistakes when packing that end up being costly, time consuming, and downright hectic. Getting all of your belongings from point A to point B actually requires plenty of foresight and failing to do so can end up making the whole process much more difficult than it needs to be. Here are a few of the most common packing mistakes and how you can avoid them to ensure a smoother and less-stressful move. ​
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  • Pro tips on packing and moving
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 15, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Downsizing
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving with Kids
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    4 Problems with Not Labeling Boxes While Packing

    Moving is a huge job and a difficult task but that is precisely why it pays to be organized. Packing is perhaps the most dreaded task when it comes to moving and it is certainly the most time consuming. This might leave homeowners looking for shortcuts any way they can. Although it may take few extra minutes, labeling your boxes is hugely important when you are packing. It may sound simple, but labeling boxes can save you a great deal of time and a tremendous amount of stress. If you don’t label your boxes you will probably end up being sorry…and here’s why.
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  • Sell Your Home Faster
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 12, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Renovating
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    9 Simple Ways to Use a Portable Storage Unit to Sell a House Quicker

    Just about anyone would agree that when it comes to selling their home, they want to get it done as quickly as possible. It can be very frustrating having to keep your home clean for extended periods of time, constantly being asked to leave at a moment’s notice, and anxiously awaiting to hear back every time a buyer comes to look at your house. Selling your home is a stressful experience and that’s why it is important to do everything you can to make the process as quick and painless as possible. One way to do this is by renting a portable storage unit. Portable storage units are affordable and convenient and are useful in so many ways to help you sell your house faster. ​
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  • Dog packs his smartbox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 01, 2019
     
     
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving with Kids
    • Moving Myths
    • Organization
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Corporate Storage
    • Downsizing
    • Contractor Storage

    9 Crucial Tips for Packing a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers have revolutionized the way people move and store their belongings. These nifty units combine practicality with convenience by providing an easily accessible storage space that is delivered directly to your home. When used properly, these portable units can help you get organized and work more efficiently. To get the most bang for your buck, consider these helpful tips for properly packing and securing your storage container.
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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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