2012 August Archive

Box Labeling Can Make or Break Your Move

By Storbox Self-Storage on August 31, 2012 - Comments off

Pasadena Moving TipsMoving requires a lot of planning. You have to create your moving schedule that dictates by when you have to be finished packing, when you’ll need to rent the moving truck, and when you will actually be moving all of your belongings to your new home.

But in the hubbub of all the planning and the rush to get things packed and ready to go on the date you’ve determined, you may forget one very important detail that can make your move and unpacking ten times easier: box labeling. Read the rest »



An Alternative to Navigating through the Maze of Boxes in Your New House

By Storbox Self-Storage on August 29, 2012 - Comments off

Self Storage Benefits CaliforniaYou bought your new house; you packed up your old house; you rented a truck; you moved it all from the old to the new house in record time; you didn’t forget a thing… even managed to take some dust bunnies with you. But now, you have piles and piles of boxes in your new house.

Between having to meander through your living room, to smashing your knee on that other box in the kitchen and knocking over the boxes piled up in the bathroom, you’ll be lucky if you can finish one room in the house before you either break everything or get so many bumps and bruises that you can barely move. Plus, let’s face it, it’s just really annoying to not be able to move easily from one room to the other or even through one room. So what’s the alternative? Read the rest »



The Perfect Birthday Gift for the Person Who Has it All

By Storbox Self-Storage on August 17, 2012 - Comments off

Practical Gifts CaliforniaThere are many types of gift givers in the world; some go with the reliable gift-card standby, some go with impersonal cash; and others really want to find a meaningful, thoughtful, useful and unique gift that really makes an impression and will always be remembered. That can be pretty hard to do when you’re tasked with getting a gift for someone who has everything they need…or do they??

What birthday gift (or gift for any other occasion) do you get for the person who has everything? The answer to that question is actually much more obvious than some would think. Typically, you try to look for some obscure gadget or other item that you don’t think they’ve thought of yet, but that might not be the way to go. If they already have everything, they probably need a place to put it all, and no, that doesn’t mean buy them a bunch of plastic containers. Read the rest »



The Incomparable Cardboard Box

By Storbox Self-Storage on August 9, 2012 - Comments off

California Moving SuppliesWhen you know you are going to move, there are quite a few thoughts running through your head. Will I rent a truck? Will I need a moving crew? When should I start packing? But there is always one constant, the first thought that usually jumps into your head when you are going to move: I need boxes!

The loyal cardboard box has been a packing and moving staple since before the beginning of time; ok, well, maybe not for that long, but it has been around for quite a while. In honor of this invention that keeps our knick-knacks safe between homes and offices, we are going to cover a little bit of history for that king amongst boxes, the cardboard box. Read the rest »



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