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  • the world
    Dusty Rhodes
      Apr 07, 2020
     
     
    • Real Estate
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving with Kids
    • affordable moving

    How to Safely Move During a Global Pandemic

    Moving is no easy feat in the best of times, but when you add a global pandemic, it’s bound to cause even more challenges. Some people might be choosing to delay their move, but what if you don’t have the option to do so? In most cities across the country, residents are sheltering in place and many businesses are closed. This might make moving more difficult than it would be under normal circumstances. Despite these challenges, the moving industry is taking steps to maintain health and safety operations. Nonetheless, here are a few proactive steps you can take to ensure the safest move possible during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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  • thats a stat and a fact
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 20, 2020
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    12 Moving Statistics Everyone Should Know

    Whether it is a local move or a cross-country move, moving is a process virtually everyone does at least several times throughout their lives. Within the moving industry, there are different types of moves including local moves, state moves, regional moves, and international moves, and no matter the type, belongings must be packed with a plan in place.
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  • hit the highway
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 12, 2020
     
     
    • Long Distance Move
    • Packing Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Portable Storage

    5 Reasons to Use Portable Storage Units for a Cross Country Move

    Moving across the country is a huge task and can present a number of challenges. Aside from packing all of your belongings and transporting them thousands of miles, you have to find a place to live, find a school, learn your way around a new city, and try to meet new people. With so many changes, it can become overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to simplify the moving process as much as possible. Portable storage containers are a great option because they solve two problems at once: moving and storage. At a time when things can feel chaotic, portable storage containers provide the ease and convenience you need. Here are just a few reasons why portable storage units are perfect for your cross country move.
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  • mola
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 24, 2020
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving

    4 Hacks for Cutting Down on Moving Expenses

    Moving is certainly one of the most stressful, chaotic, and time-consuming tasks a homeowner will experience. With so many things to do and remember, it’s easy to get frazzled along the way. To make matters worse, many homeowners incur quite a few expenses throughout the moving process. The good news, however, is that moving doesn’t have to put a strain on your bank account. Consider these budget friendly hacks that will help you cut down on your moving expenses.
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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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  • portable storage and moving pods
    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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  • 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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  • 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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