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We want to make moving and storage easier for our customers. Our blog offers tips to help with packing and unpacking, planning a home renovation, saving money as a homeowner, and even decorating your home! From mobile storage for your business to moving your family to a new home, BigSteelBox can help.

Moving Company Quotes: Top 3 Things to Watch For

February 25, 2017

Moving Company Quotes: Top 3 Things to Watch For

Planning a move? Sourcing moving company quotes before you make a decision is important to finding the one that will work best for you.

5 Ways Your Business can Benefit from Using a Mobile Self Storage Unit

February 14, 2017

5 Ways Your Business can Benefit from Using a Mobile Self Storage Unit

For restaurants, hotels and retail stores, supplies and seasonal items can add up. Here are five ways using self-storage units can benefit your business.

How to Choose the Size Storage Unit You’ll Need & Tips for Packing It

January 31, 2017

How to Choose the Size Storage Unit You’ll Need & Tips for Packing It

Choosing the right moving container or storage unit size is tricky. Our container size chart and answering these questions will help you make the right choice.

5 Surprising Ways People Are Modifying Shipping Containers For Purposes You Never Imagined

January 12, 2017

5 Surprising Ways People Are Modifying Shipping Containers For Purposes You Never Imagined

Modifying shipping containers is new to some but BigSteelBox has been doing it for years. Look at interesting ways people are modifying containers.

Compare Renting a Storage Container To Self Storage

December 21, 2016

Compare Renting a Storage Container To Self Storage

Can't decide between mini storage, storage lockers and renting a portable storage container? This comparison weighs the pros and cons of each option.

Comparing Moving with a Rental Truck to BigSteelBox. What Option is Best for You?

December 20, 2016

Comparing Moving with a Rental Truck to BigSteelBox. What Option is Best for You?

A detailed comparison of moving with a BigSteelBox shipping container vs. renting a moving truck.

Comparing BigSteelBox to PODS Storage Containers

December 13, 2016

Comparing BigSteelBox to PODS Storage Containers

A detailed comparison of BigSteelBox shipping containers and PODS portable storage units.

4 Tips to Make Sure Your Long Distance Move Goes Smoothly

December 8, 2016

4 Tips to Make Sure Your Long Distance Move Goes Smoothly

If you’re moving to a new city or province, it'll be tougher than a local move. But, these 4 Tips will help ensure your long distance move goes smoothly!

Protect Your Investments: Tips for Packing Valuable, Fragile or Unusual Items for a Move

November 23, 2016

Protect Your Investments: Tips for Packing Valuable, Fragile or Unusual Items for a Move

Packing is a big job on its own but some items present a new set of challenges to move them safely. Follow these tips for packing valuable, fragile or complex items.

Portable Storage Containers a Great Storage Solution for Christmas Tree Businesses

November 16, 2016

Portable Storage Containers a Great Storage Solution for Christmas Tree Businesses

The Christmas season is upon us, which means Christmas tree businesses will soon set up on street corners and in commercial parking lots. From large retail stores selling Christmas trees, to small independent Christmas tree operations, renting a shipping container for storage can be a huge benefit to the success of your seasonal business.

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