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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • luggage
    Dusty Rhodes
      Aug 02, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    4 Tips for Loading Items in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers are an affordable and convenient solution for packing and storing your items for a move. Although packing for a move is quite a tough job, these nifty containers make the job much easier. However, it is important to make sure have the right tools before you begin. Before loading anything into a portable storage container, you want to be sure you have a dolly, loading straps, furniture pads, and plenty of stretch wrap. Now that you have all of the materials you will need, you want to make sure all of your wood furniture is properly covered with furniture pads and any upholstered furniture is adequately covered in stretch wrap.
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  • pool floaties
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 24, 2019
     
     
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Seasonality
    • Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Cleaning

    3 Easy Tips for Storing Pool Equipment in a Portable Storage Container

    Owning a pool is a lot of fun but it also requires a great deal of work to maintain that crystal clear water. Pools requires a great deal of equipment and chemicals to keep them clean and free of algae. Not to mention all of the floats and toys that most people have for the pool. This leaves pool owners with the dilemma of where to store all of this pool equipment during the fall and winter months.
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  • dog in box
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 19, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Storage Unit
    • Storage Tips
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • Personal Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Organization
    • Home Storage
    • affordable moving

    6 Lessons to Learn from Packing a Portable Storage Unit

    A portable storage unit is a great solution for moving and storing your excess belongings. However, how you pack the storage unit will determine how much of the space you actually use. In order to maximize space to get the most out of your storage unit, you will want to pack it appropriately. Here you will find a few lessons on how to efficiently and effectively pack a portable storage unit.
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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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  • Broken computer
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jul 10, 2019
     
     
    • affordable moving
    • Cleaning
    • Corporate Storage
    • Downsizing
    • Home Storage
    • Long Distance Move
    • Moving
    • Organization
    • Packing Tips
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Renovating
    • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
    • Storage
    • Storage Tips

    3 Mistakes to Avoid When Packing a Portable Storage Container

    Renting a portable storage container can be the perfect solution for moving, organizing your home, or even storing materials for your business. Storage containers offer unmatched convenience and provide tons of benefits for homeowners and businesses alike. However, not packing your portable storage container properly can lead to unused space and damaged items. Avoid these mistakes when packing your portable storage container to ensure you get the most out of your container while keeping your belongings safe from damage.
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