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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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  • Declutter Your Home
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 06, 2019
     
     
    • Renovating
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Moving

    Best Practices for Using a Portable Storage Unit to Stage a House ​

    When most people think of portable storage units, they typically associate them with moving their belongings from one home to another. While portable storage is certainly ideal for this task, it can actually be very helpful throughout the entire moving process…starting with the sale of your home. Every homeowner wants to ensure that their home is in tip top shape when they put it on the market so it will appeal to buyers. The best way to do is this is by staging your home. Portable storage units can play an important role in helping homeowners stage their homes…and here’s how. ​
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  • get organized this year with smartbox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 31, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Downsizing
    • Cleaning
    • Home Storage

    8 Great Ways to Use a Portable Storage Container for Organization

    Portable storage containers were created as a means to help homeowner move more easily from one home to another. However, it turns out they are also the perfect tool to help anyone from homeowners to business owners get organized. Their spacious design, weatherproof exterior, and convenient delivery allow you to easily organize your belongings for either temporary or long-term storage. Let’s take a look at 8 ways portable storage containers can help you get organized. ​
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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 18, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Home Storage
    • Moving

    3 Easy Winter Items to Store in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers offer a great solution for decluttering your home and keeping items safe during the winter weather. The containers are wind, water, and rodent repellant so you can store your winter items out of the way while keeping them protected from the outdoor elements at the same time. Since winter comes with its own set of gear, toys, and equipment, portable storage containers can be a practical solution for saving space and protecting your belongings from damage. Here are 3 common winter items to store in a portable storage container. ​
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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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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 09, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Packing Tips

    4 Hacks for Packing a Portable Storage Unit for All Types of Weather

    Whether you are downsizing to a smaller space and need room to store your extra furniture, or you are moving a long distance and need somewhere to store your belongings during the transition, renting a storage unit can be a convenient and cost effective solution. While it might seem simple enough to just pack up your belongings and lock the unit, there are several hacks that can help you get the most out of your storage unit while ensuring your belongings are safe in all types of weather. To help make your packing as safe and efficient as possible, here are a few hacks that can help you as you begin the packing process.
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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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  • An Organizational Guide for Packing a Portable Storage Container_v1
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 12, 2018
     
     
    • Moving
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving with Kids
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Long Distance Move

    Infographic guide to getting organized with portable storage

    If you are using a portable storage container, you should be aware of how to correctly pack and secure items in it. To ensure packing success, you will need several items including bubble wrap, a dolly, furniture pads, loading straps, moving blankets, and stretch wrap. When packing items, wrap furniture and fragile items to prevent dirt, scratches, or broken items, and when loading, create a plan beforehand
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  • #smartmove
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 12, 2018
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving Myths

    A Guide to Understanding How a Portable Storage Company Operates

    Portable storage companies offer a convenient and versatile option for all of your storage needs. They are ideal for moving, home remodeling, businesses, college students, and even long distance moves. They provide the space you need, the convenience you want, and a price you can afford.
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