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  • blog 6-12-19 Get organzied
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 12, 2019
     
     
    • affordable moving
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization

    5 Smart Ideas for Organizing Your House Over the Summer ​

    If you dream about spending your summer relaxing and enjoying time with your kids, then now is the time to get organized. Spending some time decluttering and organizing your home will mean less time searching for sandals and sunscreen and more time having fun! Summer is a busy season when kids are home, schedules are crazy, and backyard barbeques are in full swing. Get the most out of summer by organizing your home and here’s how! ​
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  • Declutter Your Home Decreases Stress
    Dusty Rhodes
      May 15, 2019
     
     
    • Cleaning
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Portable Storage
    • Home Storage

    5 Savvy Tips for Using a Portable Storage Container to Declutter a House

    Think about how much time you spend in your home. When the physical space that surrounds you is filled with clutter, it impedes your ability to get things done efficiently and it can cause a tremendous amount of stress. If you consider how much time you have probably wasted looking for things and combine that with how frustrated you feel when you can’t find what you’re looking for, you probably understand why clutter can be so detrimental. If you take the time to declutter your home, you will be much more organized and you will create open space.
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  • Cleaning is caring
    Dusty Rhodes
      May 08, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Organization
    • Home Storage
    • Corporate Storage
    • Contractor Storage
    • Cleaning

    4 Simple Ways to Use a Portable Storage Container to Help Spring Clean

    The flowers are blooming and the birds are chirping which means spring is officially here! This also means it’s time to get motivated for a little spring cleaning. Spring cleaning is often a dreaded task because it can be time-consuming and exhausting. However, it doesn’t have to be such a daunting chore. Luckily, there are great solutions that can make the job easier. Portable storage containers are an easy and convenient way to assist you with your spring cleaning. They are delivered directly to your home where they will remain for as long as you need them. When you’re done, simply call the storage company and have them picked up. Here are a few tips for how you can utilize portable storage containers for spring cleaning.
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  • Packing Tips and Tricks
    Dusty Rhodes
      May 02, 2019
     
     
    • Downsizing
    • Portable Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Organization
    • Moving Myths
    • affordable moving
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move

    5 Tricks to Packing Up a House in Under a Week

    In a perfect world you would have plenty of time to pack at your leisure and prepare for your move, but sometimes the circumstances aren’t so ideal. Unfortunately, life can come at you fast and might leave you rushing around for a last-minute move. In this case, figuring out how to pack quickly is a necessity and luckily there are things you can do to ensure a quick, organized, and efficient move.
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  • long distance moving advice
    Dusty Rhodes
      Apr 05, 2019
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    8 Simple Tips for Moving Across the Country with Young Children ​

    Relocating can be an incredibly stressful time in your life. Add young children to the mix, and your stress level is totally magnified. While moving across the country can be exciting, it can also be a little scary and overwhelming. You might have anticipated squeals of delight, only to be met with tear stricken faces. The good news, is that kids are resilient and have the ability to adjust, and fortunately there are things you can do to make the moving process easier for them. Here are 8 tips that can help you move across the country with young children.
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  • Realtors use Smartbox to Close
    Dusty Rhodes
      Apr 03, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Home Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Organization

    5 Simple Reasons Real Estate Agents Should Utilize Storage Containers

    Portable storage containers were designed to help people move their belongings more easily from one place to another; however, they are actually useful in helping real estate agents sell homes in the first place! Plenty of businesses run into storage issues, and real estate is one of them. Real estate agents need more than a smile and a positive attitude to sell homes. Their jobs also require a lot of materials and they are always in need of a place to store these items. Portable storage containers are a great solution and a tool that every real estate agent should use...and here’s why.
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  • innovative portable storage uses
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 29, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Home Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage
    • Organization
    • Downsizing
    • Cleaning
    • Seasonality
    • Portable Storage

    9 Innovative Ways to Use a Portable Storage Container Around a House

    The convenience, affordability, and flexibility of portable storage containers make them useful for a variety of purposes. While most people associate these containers with moving, they can actually be used for several purposes around your home. Whether you are downsizing to a smaller space or trying to conquer the clutter in your home, portable storage containers can be helpful. Here are a few ways these storage containers can be used around the house.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 22, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Organization
    • Moving with Kids
    • Home Storage
    • Moving
    • Moving Myths
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    7 Common Packing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    If you are preparing for a move you might think that packing will be easy enough: you simply toss items into boxes, tape them up, and load them onto the truck. Think again! Packing actually takes more planning than you might realize. Many people make mistakes when packing that end up being costly, time consuming, and downright hectic. Getting all of your belongings from point A to point B actually requires plenty of foresight and failing to do so can end up making the whole process much more difficult than it needs to be. Here are a few of the most common packing mistakes and how you can avoid them to ensure a smoother and less-stressful move. ​
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  • Smartbox Can Help Charities with Events
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 20, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • SMARTBOX Helps
    • business owner
    • Portable Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage
    • School
    • Organization

    7 Important Reasons a Charitable Organization Can Use a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers are useful for a variety of purposes other than just moving and personal storage. Hundreds of charitable organizations have benefitted from the portability, convenience, and accessibility of storage containers to help them carry out their missions. Here are just a few of the important ways in which storage containers can be used during charitable and outreach events.
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  • Pro tips on packing and moving
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 15, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Downsizing
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving with Kids
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    4 Problems with Not Labeling Boxes While Packing

    Moving is a huge job and a difficult task but that is precisely why it pays to be organized. Packing is perhaps the most dreaded task when it comes to moving and it is certainly the most time consuming. This might leave homeowners looking for shortcuts any way they can. Although it may take few extra minutes, labeling your boxes is hugely important when you are packing. It may sound simple, but labeling boxes can save you a great deal of time and a tremendous amount of stress. If you don’t label your boxes you will probably end up being sorry…and here’s why.
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