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  • signs of potential hoarding
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 12, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage

    3 Simple Ways to Declutter a House Using a Portable Storage Container

    There comes a point in everyone’s life when it’s time to go through and declutter their home. We all tend to collect more and more items over the years so it’s necessary to spend some time sorting through these items once in a while. Decluttering is no easy task, but it is well worth the effort. A decluttered and organized home will leave you feeling recharged and less stressed and a portable storage container is the perfect companion for your decluttering session. Here are a few simple ways a portable storage container can help when decluttering your home.
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  • loading zone
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 04, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Contractor Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Corporate Storage

    8 Important Tips to Remember When Loading a Portable Storage Unit

    Portable storage containers provide incredible convenience and ample storage space for your belongings and household items. Whether you are moving to a new home or you are just in need of a little more storage, these clever containers provide the storage solution you need. Once your storage container has arrived at your location, packing it up might seem simple enough. However, the right approach and a few simple tips can help you maximize space so you get the most out of your storage container. So, before you begin hauling boxes into your storage container, consider these important tips for maximum efficiency and safety. ​
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  • Serving up fresh ideas on storage
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 27, 2019
     
     
    • Organization
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage

    3 Tricks for Making Your Move as Cost Effective as Possible

    The moment you decide to move you will probably start trying to think of ways to save money. Moving is stressful enough and the mounting expenses can only add to your stress. You might be wondering how you are going to transport all of your belongings from one house to another without breaking the bank. The good news, is that there are plenty of simple ways to keep costs down. Consider these three tricks for saving money on your next move. ​
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  • Deck the Halls
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 21, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Portable Storage

    7 Problems with Not Storing Seasonal Items in Long-Term Storage ​

    When it comes to storing seasonal items, many people are at a loss as to what to store and where to store it. They don’t know how to transition these items out of their homes, closets, and garages so that they will be more organized and ready to go next season. Many of these people also see seasonal storage as a waste of time and money since they will be using these same items again next year. The truth is, however, that storing seasonal items can make your life so much easier and way more organized. It is also the only way to ensure that your belongings will be in good condition next year at this time. In fact, finding a proper storage solution is more important than most people think and here are just a few of the problems you might encounter when you don’t take the time to properly store your seasonal items.
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  • realtors have skills to close deals
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 07, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Real Estate

    7 Skills Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

    Think about the last time you bought or sold a home. For many homeowners, this process can be stressful and overwhelming. We look to our real estate agent to ease the process and help guide us through each and every step. While there are many real estate agents out there, the fact is, some are better at their job than others. Real estate agents play an important role in improving their clients’ quality of life, so it’s important they have the skills necessary to do their job well. A successful real estate agent excels due to skills and characteristics that are beneficial for their job. Below are seven skills that every real estate agent needs to master to succeed in today’s competitive real estate industry. ​
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  • Wrong Way Jose
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 01, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Portable Storage

    You're Doing it Wrong... A List of Items to Avoid Storing in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage units have become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to their convenience, portability, and affordability. They are ideal for people who are moving as well as homeowners who are in need of a little extra storage space. While these portable containers are useful for storing a number of items, there are some basic rules and restrictions for items that cannot and should not be stored in these containers. Here are a few specific things that you should avoid storing in a portable storage container.
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  • She Shed
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 24, 2019
     
     
    • Home Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage

    5 Misconceptions about Storing Items in Long-Term Storage in Winter

    Winter will be here before we know it and many people will be left scrambling to find a place to store things like yard equipment, sports gear, outdoor patio furniture, pool equipment and more during the cold winter months. Most people don’t have an abundance of storage space in their homes and they end up sacrificing the safety of these important items just to find a place for them.
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  • SKELETONS IN YOUR CLOSET
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 21, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • SMARTBOX Helps
    • School
    • Portable Storage
    • Seasonality
    • Personal Storage

    5 Ideas for Using a Portable Storage Unit for a School Fundraiser

    Fall is the perfect time for apple picking, pumpkin patches, and hayrides but it is also a popular season for school fundraisers. Carnivals, festivals, bake sales, and auctions are just a few of the various methods schools use for fundraising. These fundraisers are fundamental in helping schools collect finances for important purposes such as improving school facilities, purchasing supplies or furniture, or even supporting the school’s athletic programs. Whatever the reason, school fundraisers are a great way to meet the financial needs of the school. But these fundraisers also require a great deal of planning and organization. Portable storage containers are an excellent tool for school fundraisers because they provide much needed storage space but are also versatile enough to be used for a variety of purposes. They are small enough to fit inside a parking space and are weather resistant and durable enough to keep items inside safe and secure. Here are 5 ways portable storage containers can help with your next school fundraiser.
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  • xmas village
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 18, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Seasonality
    • Personal Storage

    How to Get a Jumpstart on Organizing Holiday Decor

    With the holidays just around the corner, you might be thinking about which decorations you would like to use for your home this year. If you are like most people, you probably have bins and boxes full of decorations for every season and holiday. Chances are when you go to grab these decorations you find yourself completely overwhelmed by the unorganized mess you find inside the box. Better yet, you might even miss boxes completely because they are hidden underneath so much clutter in your attic. Before the holidays arrive is a great time to take a look at the decorations you have and declutter the items that you no longer use. Now is the perfect time to get a jumpstart on organizing your decor so you will be ready to go at the start of the holiday season.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 11, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Contractor Storage
    • Home Storage

    5 Benefits of Storing Your Lawn Equipment in a Portable Storage Unit ​

    Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to retire your lawn mower for the season. Now is the perfect time to begin preparing your lawn equipment for storage before the temperatures turn too cold. If you take proper care of your lawn mower and store it in a dry, secure place, you will be able to use it come spring with little or no effort. Lawn mowers certainly aren’t cheap so it’s important to take proper care of them so you can use them year after year. Portable storage units are the perfect storage solution for your lawn mower and here’s why.
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