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  • organzing tips
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 21, 2019
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Organization
    • Cleaning
    • Downsizing
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    A Guide for Decluttering Your House Before a Move

    You have decided to move and you may have even found the perfect house so you are feeling excited and enthusiastic. Then, reality sets in that you have to actually pack up everything in your house and move it all to another place. The idea of packing up your entire home can seem daunting and completely overwhelming. This can have you second guessing your decision to move before you ever even lift a finger. Don’t let your excitement get drowned out by the task of packing. Instead, lighten the load by decluttering your house before your move. Getting rid of all of the junk and unnecessary items before you move will make the process quicker and easier. Here is a helpful guide for decluttering every space in your home so you can be prepared for moving day!
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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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    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 31, 2019
     
     
    • Downsizing
    • Renovating
    • Storage
    • Cleaning
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    7 Surprising Uses for a Portable Storage Unit During a House Sale

    Preparing your home for a move is a big job and portable storage units can give you an advantage when it comes to getting your house on the market. It gives you a way to store your belongings without having to haul them to a storage facility. Whether you are looking to declutter your home, give it a good clean, or do a little remodeling before you put your home on the market, a portable storage unit can provide a number of convenient solutions.
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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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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 17, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage
    • School
    • Moving
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Cleaning

    3 Tricks for Organizing Your Classroom for a New School Year

    With summer winding down and the start of a new school year quickly approaching, it’s time for teachers to begin preparing their classrooms. You can start the year off right by getting things in order just in time for school. Every teacher has countless materials, books, and manipulatives in their room but might not have a lot of space to store it all. That means teachers have to get creative when it comes to organizing their classroom. Organization is key to a successful classroom because students and teachers both work best in a space that is neat and orderly.
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    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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  • moving in the summer
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 06, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    4 Benefits of Moving During the Summer Months

    Not everyone has the luxury of choosing when to move, but if you are lucky enough to have control over this, summer is by far the best season. Your move will require time, energy, and money even during the summer months, but there are many other factors that make summer the most favorable time to move homes or relocate. Here are just a few of the benefits of moving during the summer. ​
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