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  • move out of your parents home
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 20, 2020
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    A Guide on How to Move out of Your Parents’ House

    A step-by-step guide on how to move out of your parents’ house.
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  • piano key
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 07, 2020
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    Moving a Piano ​

    A piano is more than just a musical instrument. It is a piece of furniture, a work of art, and in some cases even a family heirloom. They are also extremely heavy and require some serious strength and meticulous attention in order to move them. The process of moving a piano is not the same as moving a sofa, a refrigerator, or any other large piece of furniture. In addition to being heavy, pianos are fragile instruments that contain hundreds of tiny parts. Beneath the wood frame, there are finely-tuned felt covered hammers, strings, keys, pedals, and a number of other complex mechanisms. As a result, pianos can easily be damaged when they are moved. In order to minimize the risk of damage to the piano and injury to the movers, consider these tips for how to move a piano safely.
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  • boxes for living
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 04, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving

    3 Smart Reasons to Use a Portable Storage Unit for Moving ​

    Most people would agree that moving is one of the most challenging tasks, but thanks to portable storage companies, this process has never been easier. You can forget about the stress of finding a reliable moving company, rushing to move your entire house in a day, spending a chunk of your savings, and begging your friends for help. Portable storage containers simplify the process and allow homeowners to move at their own pace. These convenient containers minimize the stress of moving along with offering a host of other benefits. Here are just a few of the biggest advantages to moving with a portable storage unit.
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  • LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 02, 2020
     
     
    • Moving with Kids
    • Moving
    • Real Estate

    How to Meet Your New Neighbors While Social Distancing ​

    Moving to a new home in an unfamiliar neighborhood can seem overwhelming, but one of the best ways to make it feel like home is by getting to know your neighbors. A friendly smile or a wave across the street can make anyone feel more welcome. That said, even the friendliest neighborhoods are taking a step back amid the coronavirus outbreak. What once would have been a yard full of kids playing tag has turned into a single family waving from a distance. As people across the country have been urged to maintain social distancing guidelines, this has made it more difficult for new homeowners to get to know their neighbors. The good news is that there are still plenty of great ways to meet your new neighbors, even if you have to do so from a safe distance. ​
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  • The Truth About Portable Storage (2)
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 22, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    4 Truths to Understand When Using a Portable Storage Company

    Portable storage containers are a great solution for moving, home renovations, or temporary on-site storage. They provide flexibility with packing and convenient access to your belongings which can be just what you need during a hectic move or a stressful home renovation. In addition to providing excellent storage, a portable storage container is easy to move to a new location. In order to help you book the container that is right for your needs, consider these important truths about portable storage companies.
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  • roberto-nickson-0bJ3ogzJLzI-unsplash (1)
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 03, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    3 Large Items that are Ideal to be Moved in a Portable Storage Unit

    Moving can seem like an insurmountable task, considering you have to pack every single one of your belongings and move them from one place to another. For those who prefer a more DIY method, moving can be even more stressful. It’s one thing to pack and load dozens of boxes but what about those larger items that aren’t so easy to move? Luckily, a portable storage unit can be a convenient solution for moving large and bulky items. Here are three examples of large items that are ideal to be moved in a portable storage unit. ​
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  • PIVOT
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 19, 2020
     
     
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    3 Benefits of Portable Storage Units over a DIY Move in the Summer ​

    The summer months are the most popular time of the year to move and that means you won’t be the only one trying to rent a moving truck. Many DIY movers are left scrambling to find a truck because so many are rented during the summer. A portable storage unit eliminates this problem by providing an easy and convenient way to transport your belongings. Not only is the container delivered directly to your door, but the portable storage company will also transport it directly to your new home. ​
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  • planning during the pandemic
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 11, 2020
     
     
    • Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    How to Stage Your Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Selling a home can be a stressful process, and add to that a global pandemic and it can seem impossible. The good news is that even though the coronavirus presents new challenges for homeowners, people are still buying and selling homes. Even under normal circumstances, homeowners are eager to sell their homes as quickly as possible, but the coronavirus can intensify that desire to sell quickly. One of the most effective ways to sell your home faster and for money is by staging it. Given the current situation, you might not want to invite a professional stager into your home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stage your home safely and effectively. Here are a few tips for staging your home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • COVID_19 tips
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 08, 2020
     
     
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    Moving to a Coronavirus Hotspot: Everything You Need to Know

    As the nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus, many people have decided to put their move on hold. For those who are not able to do that, it is important to stay informed about the proper precautions and guidelines that are being set by the CDC. This is especially true if you are moving to a city that is classified as a coronavirus hotspot. A hotspot refers to any area where community transmission is occurring with no known source. If you happen to be moving to one of these areas, consider the following tips for keeping you and your family safe.
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  • COVID_19 Moving Tips
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 04, 2020
     
     
    • Real Estate
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • Organization
    • affordable moving

    How to Make a Scheduled Move Happen During COVID-19

    Perhaps you have already closed on your house or you have to move for a new job. Whatever the reason, many people are still moving forward with their scheduled moves despite the novel coronavirus. That said, moving during a global pandemic can add even more stress and confusion to the process. So, before you begin packing up the house, consider these essential tips for navigating a move during COVID-19.
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