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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 26, 2019
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Helps
    • Testimonials
    • School
    • Portable Storage

    Smartbox of Charlotte Partners with Charity for Childrens Beds

    We are always amazed by the generosity and since of community that our franchisees exhibit. Last year in Charlotte, Fox 46 ran a story about a charity called Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP). They consist of volunteers in 137chapters in over 40 states. They are dedicated to building, assembling and delivering top-notch bunk beds to children and families in need.
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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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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jun 22, 2017
     
     
    • Storage Tips
    • School

    College Students: What to Store Over the Summer

    Summer is every student's favorite time of the year! The three to four month window when you do not have to worry about reading one hundred pages a night, solving linear equations, or pulling another dreaded all-nighter to study for a chemistry exam. Yes, this time of year is commonly referred to as summer. Before you get too excited about the summer months ahead, a few important questions need to be answered before your summer can truly begin. What am I going to do about storage over the summer, and more importantly, what exactly do I need to store during this time period? At SMARTBOX, we understand the life of a college student. In fact, many of our customers are college students. Our goal is to help college students with their storage needs as much as we possibly can. Below you will find tips on what to store over the summer break.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Sep 10, 2015
     
     
    • School

    Tips For Moving Into A Dorm

    Moving into a dorm is an exciting and new experience, one that introduces you, first hand to the world of college life. Dormitories across the country each have their own unique style and structure. Moving into one can sometimes feel a little intimidating, especially if you are starting college for the first time, or experiencing living in a dorm for the first time. Either way, dorm life can be a great experience, one that will leave you with many, cherished and fond memories of your college years.
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