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3 Easy Organization Tips to Reduce Clutter When You Move In Together

Mar 4, 2022
GETTING MARRIED OR JUST MOVING IN TOGETHER DOESN’T HAVE TO BE TRICKY Even though there are so many exciting things about taking the next step in a relationship by getting married and combining households, there are some challenges too. Both of you have to get used to those quirky traits that the other person has, […]

Tips For Storage Needs From Life Change

Jan 17, 2022
Life changes can be exciting, frustrating, and hectic. Whether it’s the kids going off to college, a change in a relationship, or an unfortunate death in the family, life changes tend to involve a laundry list of to-dos (and sometimes literal laundry). Change can be scary, but fortunately, there are support systems in place to help […]

What To Do With Your Holiday Decorations 11 Months Out of the Year

Dec 29, 2021
Holiday lights, decorative trees, and lawn ornaments, oh my! If you are like us, you tend to go all out for the holidays. That means lights, speakers (for sound effects and music), an animatronic or two, and maybe even snow machines (okay, that last one might be a little much). In case you haven’t guessed, […]

Full Service Storage vs. Self Service Storage

Nov 8, 2021
Are you thinking about storing something? Whether it’s a few boxes or an entire room’s worth of furniture and miscellaneous stuff – there are plenty of options available for you. The biggest problem is deciding which solution fits your specific needs. Let’s look at two storage options: self-service and full-service, to see which is most […]

What is Callbox Storage?

Oct 1, 2021
Have you ever wondered what to do with furniture , holiday items , or other miscellaneous items you need to keep but don’t want to take up space for the entire year? Sure, you could rent a moving truck, load it up and take a few trips to a storage facility you rent out. (Oh, […]

What to Do With Your Kid’s Stuff When They Go to College

Aug 23, 2021
Ask anyone with kids, and they will tell you — there are some weird transitional periods in life where you’re not quite sure what to do with your kid’s stuff. Should you give them an ultimatum to handle it themselves? Should it live in the attic for the rest of time, or should their rooms […]

What to Do With Your Furniture When Getting New Floors

Jul 14, 2021
Is it time to pick a home improvement task and channel all your pent-up aggression, excessive energy, or unspoken resentment into a healthy hobby. This year, one of the most trending home makeover projects is replacing floors, whether that be upgrading old carpets or getting lovely wooden floors put in. A home improvement project is […]

‘Huge Uptick In Business’ Has Storage Units In Short Supply In DFW

Mar 4, 2021
For many North Texans, the last couple of weeks have been one problem after another and now, some dealing with flood damage say they’re having a hard time finding storage units. Lake Highlands homeowner Matt Troutt has experienced this firsthand. For him, it started with a leak. “The water was actually coming out from the […]

The Winter Visitor’s Guide to Shutting Down the Winter Home

Feb 26, 2021
As the winter months start to turn into spring, thousands of winter visitors are looking to pack up their winter homes and head back north for the summer. Splitting the year between two homes can get complicated, though, especially when it comes to shutting one house down and moving on to another. It’s imperative that […]

Texas Winter Storm Recovery & Restoration Tips

Feb 25, 2021
Texas friends in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston, we hope you and your families are safe from the storm. Callbox has been in communication with multiple restoration companies and we want to provide some helpful steps of things to consider if you have been impacted by broken pipes and flooding in your home. We caught up with Klark […]

Are Storage & Moving Expenses Tax-Deductible?

Jan 25, 2021
Moving to a new home can be stressful, disorganized, and tiring. Sometimes, you simply have too much stuff to know what to do with. Maybe your need to store some work-related items you don’t need at the moment, or perhaps you have old files that need a secure home. However, your current storage room doesn’t […]

Holiday Decor Storage & Delivery Tips

Oct 25, 2020
As the holiday season draws to a close, it can be overwhelming to think about all of the seasonal decorations you now have to take down and repack. You may need some good holiday decor storage and delivery tips in this article. If you’ve added new items to your collection, it can be difficult to […]

The Best Moving Solutions: Start to Finish

Sep 14, 2020
When moving day arrived for blogger/influencer Elena Davies (@elenadavies), she was ready. Having partnered with a crew of specialized professionals, the whole process—start to finish—was easy, breezy, lemon squeezy. For starters, she hooked up with Callbox Storage (@callboxstorage), which picked up, stored and delivered all of her belongings. She also partnered with Valerie Wood, owner of Neat Method […]

Staying Safe when Buying a Home in Dallas This Summer

Jun 17, 2020
There are a lot of things up in the air right now as we find ourselves trying to find solid footing in the middle of a global pandemic. If just normal life feels a little “off,” having to move in the middle of this time might seem like something that could push you over the […]

Health of Phoenix Real Estate Market Top Priority for Home Pros

Jun 15, 2020
Are you struggling, like many others, in the Phoenix Real Estate market? There are a lot of things up in the air right now as we find ourselves trying to find solid footing in the middle of a global pandemic. If just normal life feels a little “off,” having to move in the middle of […]

Play It Safe: Home Buying & Selling in Austin

Jun 10, 2020
REALTORS AND HOME PROS TALK HEALTH OF REAL ESTATE There are a lot of things up in the air right now in home buying and selling in Austin, as we find ourselves trying to find solid footing in the middle of a global pandemic. If just normal life feels a little “off,” having to move […]

Keeping Safe & Healthy in the Houston Real Estate Market

Jun 1, 2020
Are you making a move to the Houston Real Estate market? The headaches of moving never seem to end, do they? In fact, anyone who has ever moved has probably made the statement, “I am never doing this again.” And that was before we found ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic. But life […]

Spring Cleaning During the Coronavirus: Taking It Up a Notch

Apr 2, 2020
With the arrival of spring, there is always a feeling of newness in the air that makes us want to refresh our homes. That’s what makes the season of spring the perfect time for moving, decluttering and storing extra items that make our homes feel crowded and stale. Especially now, while we are all social […]

10 Tips to Make Packing & Moving to a New Home Less Stressful

Mar 18, 2020
Moving can be one of the most stressful periods of your life. Whether you are moving across the country or across the street, there’s a lot to think of, plan, and do before you can begin living your new life in your new place. These 10 tips for packing and moving will make your move […]

Callbox Offers Self-Storage with FREE Pick Up and Delivery

Mar 6, 2020
Everybody likes it when something is offered with full service, right? Whether it’s a full-service hotel that offers transportation, meals, drinks, and entertainment or a full-service vacation with every amenity provided, it feels good to know that you can relax and enjoy yourself. Callbox offers self-storage with free pick up and delivery so you can […]

How Business Storage Can Reduce Your Overhead

Jan 10, 2020
Reducing overhead costs is one very important component of any strategic business plan. Read more to see how business storage can reduce your overhead. And the cost to lease office space is often one of the biggest overhead line items in a company’s budget, which is why it’s so important to use office space efficiently, […]

Guide to Downsizing Your Home Before Retirement in Phoenix

Dec 23, 2019
Downsizing has become popular in recent days, but how do you know if it’s right for you? This guide to downsizing your home before retirement in Phoenix will help you navigate the best way to downsizing before retiring in Phoenix. As the nation’s 17th best spot to retire, the Phoenix Metro area is experiencing a retirees boom. […]

Callbox Storage Delivers Joy During the Holidays

Dec 13, 2019
Getting into the holiday spirit, callbox storage delivers joy during the holidays, the call center reps at Callbox Storage were asked to help someone in need this holiday season. Here’s their story: We were given a budget by our CFO and told we could use that amount to help any person in need. We looked at different […]

Storage Delivery and Pickup in Austin

Nov 25, 2019
STORAGE SOLUTIONS IN AUSTIN Need storage delivery and pick up in Austin, Texas? Known for its hip cultural scene and booming job market, this fast-growing city will continue to grow as tech giants like Apple expand and establish their corporate footprint in the Texas Capital. Moving and storage services are in high demand, and the convenience of full service […]

Trade Show Exhibits: Storage 101

Oct 15, 2019
Trade show exhibits are a vital marketing tool for for B2B suppliers, so it’s crucial that trade show exhibits are maintained and installed in perfect condition. Transportation and storage of trade show exhibits requires complex planning and manpower. Callbox commercial storage and event setup handles the logistics for you – with the expert advice your team needs. […]

How To Declutter Your Office And Be More Productive

Oct 4, 2019
Keeping a clutter-free office is a big challenge, and using off-site storage is inconvenient and complicated. As your company grows and adds employees, it’s hard to maintain office organization. Workstations are rearranged, desktops grow piles of paper, and extra furniture and equipment accumulate. The resulting clutter is distracting, stressful and reduces productivity. Employees feel cramped, […]

Seasonal Storage Tips for Tackling Summer to Fall Organization

Sep 9, 2019
Temperatures are getting cooler, the leaves will soon be falling, days are getting shorter, and the smell of pumpkin is in the air. This can only mean one thing… it’s time to start the seasonal rotation of summer into the cooler seasons ahead! While preparing for the seasonal transition might seem daunting, here are some […]

Storage Wars: Stupid Criminals & Self-Storage

Jul 15, 2019
The self-storage process is a never-ending and aggravating cycle. You’ve finally found a storage unit close by, now you’ve got to pack up all of your things, haul all of your heavy boxes into your car, and unload all of it into your storage unit. All the while, you’re wiping sweat off your face and […]

Self-Storage Sucks

Jul 8, 2019
In the world of 2019, everything is progressing forward. From phones, TV’s, cars, homes…the list goes on. So why is it that self-storage is still the same as it was from the very beginning? There is nothing flashy or appealing about overpaying for storage solutions when you’re the one doing all of the work. Thanks, […]

Full-Service Storage: Making Self-Storage Easy & Hassle Free

Jun 14, 2019
Self-storage has meant the same thing to a lot people for a lot of years: the traditional cycle of finding a storage facility close by, packing up your things, hauling heavy boxes into your car, and unloading them into a storage unit. Only waiting for the process to repeat itself once you’re ready to take […]

Think Outside The Toybox – Toy Storage Hacks For Growing Families

May 8, 2019
May 8, 2019 In a perfect world our kids’ toys would serve as a fun and productive way for them to pass the time and learn to play well with others. In reality, they are often just a mess that you try not to step on (or suck into the vacuum – Sorry Barbie!) Storing […]

Callbox Storage: Never Step Foot In a Storage Unit Again!

Apr 23, 2019
April 23, 2019 If you ever had to move stuff or put stuff in storage you know how much of a pain it can be…but thanks to Callbox Storage, you never have to go through that again! Callbox storage is revolutionizing the self-storage industry making it to where you never have to step foot in […]

Get $150 off when you Refer A Friend To Callbox Storage

Apr 15, 2019
There’s no question that everyone could always use more space in their homes. From friends to family, it’s all the same, too much stuff and not enough space to store it… Well, we hear you and we’re here to give you the space that you need.  Drum roll please…introducing the Callbox Referral Program! Our referral program is […]

Spring Cleaning Tips to Organize Your Home

Apr 5, 2019
With the arrival of spring, there is a feeling of newness in the air that makes us want to refresh our homes from the long winter season. The season of spring is the perfect time for moving, de-cluttering, and storing your winter items. No matter how big or small your spring cleaning project is, consider […]

5 Tips for Sorting & Storing Items Through the Years

Jan 22, 2019
January 22, 2019 HOW TO ORGANIZE AND DECLUTTER YOUR HOME AND FIND EASY STORAGE SOLUTIONS For many, aging can be a hard transition. Especially because, with time, we acquire more and more things. How do we know when to let go or hold on of particular items? And how do we store or manage what […]

Organize Your Life, Increase Your Productivity

Jan 22, 2019
January 22, 2019 SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE ANYWHERE YOU CAN It’s safe to say that a life of clutter is an overwhelming one. Whether your office desk is overflowing or your home is in disarray, the cluttered chaos could be hindering you and your productivity. As a result, one’s quality of life suffers. The “productivity” we […]

Storage 101: 6 Reasons You May Need A Storage Unit

Dec 2, 2018
As the New Year approaches, you may find yourself in a situation where a storage unit is a necessity for your season of life. Here are 6 reasons you may need a storage unit and why Callbox Storage can help make all these transitions easier. New Baby! Perhaps a new baby is coming and you need to clean out […]

Callbox Storage to Expand Its On-Demand Services To Austin

Sep 2, 2018
Just over one year after launching, a Grapevine, on-demand storage startup is expanding its services to Austin after finding success in the Dallas–Fort Worth market. “We see Austin as a great, vibrant market where space is very dense,” said Kyle Bainter, co-founder of Callbox Storage. “Forbes rated them fasted growing city in country, [and it is] expected to double in size over […]

Storage for Students: The Struggle is Real

Aug 22, 2018
Whether someone is graduating or going home for the summer, it’s common knowledge how inconvenient it can be to move out of a dorm or apartment. Dorms are becoming more and more elaborate, and with added space comes more stuff – or, at least, students feel like they need to fill that space with more […]

5 Quick Tips for Back to School Organization from Tonia Tomlin

Aug 9, 2018
MAKE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL EASIER ON YOURSELF Time flies when you’re having fun in the sun! As these long summer days come to a close and the start of school inches its way near, you might find yourself resisting the planning, schedules, routines, and finding your “back to school pace,” again, for your family. […]

Don’t Let Moving Get You Down. Literally

Jul 18, 2018
TIPS ON HOW TO PROPERLY MOVE YOUR STUFF – OR LET US HELP YOU! It’s never easy to move out of your home, no matter how long you’ve been there. Whether it’s an apartment or a house, there’s a lot that goes into a move, physically, mentally and emotionally. Saying goodbye, letting go of items […]

Prime Sleep Opens In Scottsdale, Plans More Than A Dozen Valley Stores

Jun 21, 2018
Prime Sleep, a mattress retailer new to the Phoenix market, has opened its first Valley location and plans to open more than a dozen stores in the next two years. Phoenix is the first market Prime Sleep has expanded to outside of its hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. It opened in North Scottsdale at 15811 […]

Father’s don’t need to carry (or move) the weight of the world

Jun 15, 2018
DAD’S HEALTH OVER HEFT June is the month most known for celebrating Father’s Day and Men’s Health, but it’s also peak moving season. These all go hand-in-hand, because dads are often called upon for heavy lifting and moving. Despite their ability to do it all, fathers everywhere need to take care of themselves by keeping a […]

Moms: The Ultimate Movers

May 16, 2018
Moms’ lives aren’t easy. (Understatement, right?) They’re what we call, “The Ultimate Hustlers” or “The Ultimate Movers”–always on the go, always moving mountains, always filling their time with tasks that will benefit others. Single moms, working moms, and stay-at-home moms could all use a break – even if it’s for five minutes at a time. […]

Callbox Storage Creating Easy Storage Solutions in Phoenix

May 14, 2018
Callbox Storage is revolutionizing the self-storage industry making it to where you won’t have to lift a finger when it comes to your storage needs. The Callbox Storage model is simple. We will package and wrap up your items securely, store your items with a photo inventory that is visible online, and deliver your items back when […]

Happy Mother’s Day from Callbox Storage!

May 12, 2018
MOTHERS ARE ALWAYS ON THE MOVE The life of a mom is hard. It’s constant vigilance, loss of sleep, and being constantly on the move–and it’s usually to support everyone else. Sometimes, it’s just not possible to meet the expectations the world puts on our moms, so let us help pick up the slack. LET […]

Dallas’ Callbox Storage Expands Its Logistics Services

May 3, 2018
CALLBOX STORAGE IS ON THE MOVE The Dallas-based on-demand storage services company recently announced a launch in Phoenix marking its fifth market. It already operates in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, and Houston. While Callbox is growing geographically, it also is expanding its reach within the larger logistics space by adding delivery service fulfillment to its range of services as well as rapidly increasing its customer base. New customer sign-ups […]

Tackling The Dreaded Junk Drawer

Apr 27, 2018
We’re all guilty of having one: the junk drawer. It’s a constant reminder of our storage and organization systems not working. Sometimes we have multiple, and sometimes our junk drawers even extend to our vehicles, where things we didn’t want to deal with at the time gathered in a pile. While the junk drawer is […]

Startup Callbox Storage Expands to First Out-Of-State Market

Apr 24, 2018
Callbox Storage aims to make self-storage easier by picking up, itemizing, storing, organizing, and bringing back a customer’s items at rates comparable to traditional self-storage. After finding success in North Texas out of its Grapevine headquarters, Callbox now plans to open its first out-of-Texas hub in Phoenix. “Phoenix is one of the fastest growing cities in the country,” […]

You’re Newlyweds. It’s Time to Share Space (And Stuff)

Apr 22, 2018
TIPS TO HELP YOU COMBINE YOUR HOME AND LIVES Getting married is a big life move on its own. With marriage, comes moving in together, which is another big life move–and a big physical move. When you go from living alone to now living with you and another, you’re doubling the space and the stuff. […]

Creating A Home Office

Apr 14, 2018
Summer temperatures are finally starting to cool, which means school is just around the corner and if your kids are heading back to college their summer room will soon be empty. While you could use this as a guest bedroom, why not enhance its usefulness by creating a home office/workspace. Don’t worry, you don’t have […]

4 Tips To Moving And Storing Your Technology

Mar 29, 2018
KEEP YOUR ELECTRONIC ITEMS SAFE WHEN MOVING OR STORING The amount of tech products in people’s homes has increased dramatically over the last decade. When it comes to moving or downsizing, Callbox Storage is here to help with it all, from packing up your technology, delivering it to our storage facility, and returning it when […]

Dallas-Based Storage Disruptor Expands Into Houston Market

Mar 7, 2018
Named a North Texas real estate company to watch by the Dallas Business Journal, Callbox Storage has expanded into the Houston market. The company opened an 80,000-square-foot storage facility at 10739 W. Little York Road, Suite 200, on Jan. 8, CEO and co-founder Kyle Bainter told the Houston Business Journal. Currently, there are four employees at the new location, and Bainter […]

Fall Organizing Tips From Tonia Tomlin

Sep 21, 2017
Now that summer is over, and we can focus more on our work schedules and family, we can now throw in some clutter therapy as well. De-cluttering your closets, bathroom drawers, and desk areas will give you the answer you’ve needed to start fresh this fall. In my fourteen years of organizing for clients, friends […]

Callbox Storage – Bringing Storage To You

Aug 1, 2016
Callbox Storage was formed in July of 2016. The goal behind the new approach was to make storage simple, and to do that, founders Dan Slaven and Kyle Bainter knew they needed to surround themselves with the best possible team. It began with Darryl Olsen, who was part of Target’s logistic and later introduced the […]