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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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  • 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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    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 20, 2018
     
     
    • Moving
    • Packing Tips
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Moving with Kids
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    8 Crafty Ways for Maximizing Space in a Storage Pod

    A storage pod is a great way to store items when moving, renovating, or just to keep them from taking up valuable space in your home. This doesn’t mean that your storage pod has to be a cluttered mess full of boxes, trash bags, and furniture. You can get more out of your storage pod and maximize the amount of storage space you will have by treating it like an extension of your home. Here are some crafty ideas that will help you get the most out of your storage pod. ​
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 02, 2018
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving with Kids
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    4 Unique Tips for Using a Storage Pod When Selling Your House

    When you are selling your house, your goal is to make it look as presentable as possible. You want buyers to be able to walk in and envision themselves living in the home. This can present quite a challenge when you are still living in the home. It can be difficult to find a place to put all of your belongings while your home is on the market. Fortunately, storage pods provide the perfect solution for getting your home in tip-top shape.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Apr 03, 2018
     
     
    • Moving
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving with Kids
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    Moving Urban: How to Adjust to City Life

    Moving to a new city can be a bit of a shock, especially if you grew up in a small town or are used to rural living. It requires a lot of adjustments aside from sheer size alone. You also have to adapt to a higher cost of living, integrating with different cultures, thousands of unfamiliar faces, and learning to cope with so many unfamiliar surroundings. If you are making the move to a big city, here are just a few helpful tips for adjusting to urban life.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 27, 2018
     
     
    • Storage
    • Organization
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Moving
    • Moving with Kids

    Make Moving a Breeze with a Portable Storage Pod

    et’s face it…no one gets excited about the moving process. It’s time-consuming, expensive and completely exhausting. Odds are that anyone who has moved has experienced spending countless hours loading vans and trucks and the sheer exhaustion of making multiple trips loading and unloading. The good news is that there is no need to torture yourself any longer. With the help of portable storage pods, moving has never been easier. Moving pods, like those offered by SMARTBOX, are delivered directly to your door and provide convenient storage solutions that offer a host of benefits. Here are just a few of the ways a SMARTBOX moving and storage pod can make your move a breeze!
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 20, 2018
     
     
    • Moving
    • Moving with Kids
    • Financial
    • Moving Myths

    How to Save Money Throughout the Moving Process

    No matter how you look at it, moving is expensive. That’s why it’s important to find every opportunity you can to save a little money. There are several ways to trim moving costs and knowing these tips can help ease the financial strain of a move. Check out these great money-saving tips for your next move. Remember…every penny counts!
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 14, 2018
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving with Kids
    • Moving

    6 Tips for Mobilizing the Family to Complete a Move

    Looking for a new home can be fun and exciting, but it can also be incredibly stressful. When kids are involved, it’s even more chaotic trying to get everything done all while trying to help them get used to the idea of moving to a new home and school. Add to that all of the packing, goodbyes to old friends, and the readjustment to a new city and moving can really take a toll on a family. The good news is there are things you can do to make your relocation easier. Whether you are just moving to a new home a few blocks away or you are transitioning your family to a new state, the following tips can help alleviate some of the stress so you can enjoy a more positive moving experience.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 04, 2017
     
     
    • Moving with Kids

    5 Ways to Handle a Move at the Start of a School Year

    Moving is a difficult task in any situation, but when kids are involved it can be almost twice as difficult because of school. Ideally, it is best to move in the summer before the school year begins, but unfortunately you can’t always control the timing. In addition to helping your kids’ transition to a new school, parents will feel the stress of getting settled in their new home. Here are a few tips and advice for how to handle moving at the beginning of the school year.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 07, 2017
     
     
    • Moving with Kids

    Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained on a Long Road Trip

    It’s finally time to take your family vacation and although excitement is mounting for all the fun you are going to have, parents might be dreading the long road trip with the kids. Naturally, kids love exploring and playing so when they are confined to a car for several hours it can become quite exhausting for parents. After all, we have all listened to the familiar phrase, “Are we there yet?” Fortunately, there are several great ideas for keeping the kids occupied during long road trips. Here are a few fun options that can help you arrive at your destination peacefully.
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