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  • portable storage in a pandemic
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 24, 2020
     
     
    • Seasonality
    • Personal Storage
    • Cleaning
    • School
    • Portable Storage

    Why Portable Storage is a Good Solution During COVID-19

    As the pandemic continues to impact people and businesses across the country, it might be helpful to know that portable storage can be a great solution during these uncertain times. There are a number of ways in which portable storage can be beneficial and rest assured that the safety of consumers is at the forefront of Smartbox Portable Storage & Moving. We are committed to providing our customers with storage solutions by following all guidelines for sanitation, cleanliness, and precautionary measures.
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  • brighter days ahead
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 17, 2020
     
     
    • School
    • Home Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • affordable moving

    Smartbox Helps College Students Impacted by Campus Closures

    Due to the recent increase in Corona virus cases, colleges and universities across the country are ending terms early hoping to lessen the impact on their students and communities. Smartbox Portable Storage and Moving is ready to help. We are offering students displaced by campus housing closures the first 30 days of storage with us for *FREE (up to $99 value for rental fees). We realized this is a stressful time for everyone involved, we are here to support you.
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  • Too Cool for School
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 10, 2020
     
     
    • School
    • Seasonality
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization

    4 Problems a Portable Storage Unit Can Solve for a School ​

    When we think of portable storage units, we typically associate them with moving. However, among the more innovative alternative uses for portable storage containers is their use in schools. You can solve your school’s moving, storage, and need for additional space with one versatile solution. Easy to relocate, affordable, and secure, these containers have become a useful resource for elementary schools, high schools, and colleges. Here are just a few of the problems a portable storage unit can solve for a school. ​
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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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  • Raise Your Hand if You Love Smartbox
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 27, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • Portable Storage
    • School
    • Storage Unit
    • Organization

    4 Killer Advantages of Every PTA Having a Portable Storage Container

    PTA is there to help. These parents and dedicated volunteers address the needs of your schools and students as they work to organize parental involvement opportunities and host fundraisers and events that help support your schools. They do so much for your schools so why not do something for them? Ask any member of the PTA and they will probably agree that it’s difficult to find a way to keep supplies and materials organized. A portable storage unit could be just the thing they need to make this school year more productive than ever! Here are a few advantages to providing a portable storage container for your PTA.
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  • kids in class
    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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  • girl holding books
    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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  • library
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 28, 2019
     
     
    • Seasonality
    • Organization
    • Contractor Storage
    • School
    • Storage Tips
    • Financial
    • Corporate Storage
    • Portable Storage

    8 Essential Ways to Use Portable Storage Containers at a School

    Every business requires storage space, and schools are no exception. It takes a tremendous amount of supplies and equipment to operate a school and all of these extra items create a large demand for storage. Since many schools do not have the excess funds to expand their buildings, they can save money and solve their storage problems by renting portable storage containers. Storage containers are an extremely efficient and cost-effective way for schools to house and organize all of their belongings. Here are just a few of the ways in which portable storage containers are useful in schools. ​
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  • Oldschool
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 21, 2019
     
     
    • Contractor Storage
    • Renovating
    • Cleaning
    • Organization
    • School

    How to Use Portable Storage Containers at an Elementary School

    Summer is a time when school administrators and teachers get to enjoy the quiet hallways and empty classrooms but it can also be the perfect time to start getting everything organized for next school year. There is plenty to sort through and organize and one thing every school could use a little more of is storage. Portable storage containers are the perfect solution for helping any elementary school get more organized. They provide ideal storage space at a price that won’t cut into the school budget. Many schools have found portable storage containers to be useful for a variety of purposes.
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  • Classroom
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 19, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • School
    • Renovating
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • affordable moving

    6 Ideas for Decluttering Your Classroom Over Summer Break

    Teachers are natural-born multitaskers who are expected to wear many hats. The demands of the job can oftentimes be overwhelming and leave teachers feeling stressed and crunched for time. It only makes matters worse when teachers have to work around cluttered closets, messy desks, and disorganized drawers. Unfortunately, teachers are so busy that they typically don’t even have a moment to spare during the school day to organize or clean their room.
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