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  • the old way with an old truck
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 05, 2018
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving Myths
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    • Long Distance Move

    5 Easy Tips for Moving Across the Country on a Quick Schedule

    Moving in itself can be a stressful experience but that stress can be magnified when you are moving across the country. In a perfect world you would have ample time to prepare for the move, but sometimes life comes at you fast forcing you to move in a hurry. A quick move has a way of making every task seem overwhelming and difficult to accomplish. It’s easy to feel paralyzed by the enormous feat that lies ahead. In this instance it’s important to take a deep breath and simply get to work crossing items off your list. Here are a few tips for preparing for a cross country move on a quick schedule.
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  • Staging a home sells it faster
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 07, 2018
     
     
    • Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Moving
    • Storage Unit
    • Portable Storage
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Organization
    • affordable moving

    5 Ideas for Realtors on Staging Homes for Quick Sales

    If you are planning to put your house on the market, it goes without saying that you are hoping for a quick sale and a strong offer. No one enjoys the inconvenience of getting kicked out of their home at a moment’s notice for countless showings. Realtors understand that a well-staged home has a much better chance of selling faster and for a higher price. Therefore, set the stage for success with these great tips for styling and staging your home.
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  • Packing plates and storage tips
    Dusty Rhodes
      Oct 26, 2018
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Portable Storage
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Storage Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Moving Myths

    9 Common Items to Store in a Storage Pod When Moving

    Storage pods act as a moving truck and storage unit all in one, making them an affordable and convenient solution for moving. They are also ideal for moving because they offer added protection for your belongings during the moving process. Unlike moving trucks that tend to jostle around your boxes and furniture while driving, storage pods are transported using a specialized mechanical system that minimizes shifting during transport. This means your items are safe and secure throughout the move.
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  • How it Works_Unit Specification_735x450
    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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  • Moving_DIY_735x450
    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 06, 2018
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Moving

    Making Moving a Breeze with a Portable Storage Pod

    Let’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.
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  • Common Uses_DIY Interstate Moves_Secondary Image
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 26, 2018
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    6 Simple Ways to Involve Your Children in the Moving Process

    The thought of moving is stressful enough, but add kids to the mix and it might just feel downright overwhelming. The good news is that there are tons of great ways to get your kids involved and excited about the move. With these fun ideas you might just find that moving with kids can be a fun and enjoyable time. Here are a few simple ways to get your kids involved in the moving process.
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  • Common Uses_DIY Local Moves_Secondary Image
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 19, 2018
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    3 Hacks to Keeping the Moving Process as Streamlined as Possible

    When it comes to moving, everyone could use a few tips to help make the process as easy as possible. It is easy to get so exhausted and frustrated with the whole process that you cut corners or just start throwing things in boxes to get the job done. However, it will end up causing you more stress when it comes time to unpack. It is so much better to stay organized, plan ahead, and do things the right way. Luckily, we have you covered with some great moving hacks that will help your entire move be as smooth as possible.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 25, 2018
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    6 Easy Ways to Tell if a Moving Company is Legitimate

    While most moving companies are reputable businesses, there are always a few bad apples in the batch. These “rogue movers” prey on families and have been known to wreak havoc for people during this hectic time. If you are going to invest the money for professional movers, it is your responsibility to make sure the moving company is legitimate. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to check out the credibility of a moving company before you hire them. Here are 6 easy ways to tell if a moving company can be trusted with your belongings.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 26, 2017
     
     
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips

    9 Packing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Moving all of your household belongings from one place to another is no easy feat. Packing for a move is one of the most dreaded parts of the entire moving process. It is stressful, time consuming, and exhausting. Considering all of the time and effort that is involved in packing up an entire house, it’s no wonder that packing mistakes are inevitable. To help you have a smoother and easier transition, here is a list of 9 of the most common packing mistakes and how you can avoid them.
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