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Moving Trends 2016: Moving Industry Snapshot

Do you know what the busiest day for the moving is? If you guessed Friday then you would be correct. Did you know that less people moved to California in 2016 compared to 2015? These and other moving industry trends are presented in the following infographic which even features a comparison to the previous year’s data.

15 Ways to Expand Your Storage Space

Whether you live in a large home or a small one, you may have come to the point where your precious possessions are possessing too much of your living space. The smaller the home, the greater a challenge it becomes to manage storage space without actually creating new...

Saluting our Military – Check Out Honor Flight

There are a few times during the year that I am compelled to depart from discussing portable storage and turn my attention to something far more important: our military service men and women. With Memorial Day nearly here and Independence Day and Veterans Day on the...

Pet-Friendly Workplace? Yes iCan!

Order an iCan and chances are it will show up with a bonus: Charlie, the iCan office and truck buddy. Technically Charlie belongs to our driver Mikey and his wife Gaby, but Charlie is as much a part of iCan as the forklift and phone. But why did iCan decide from the...

How Long Do I Keep This Stuff?

Tax time is days away, and when you've got all those returns filed and the supporting documents tucked away safely, the question always arises: how long do I have to keep this stuff? We did a little research and Forbes Magazine had some great answers. Answers plural -...

Clutter Got You Swamped? You Need an iCan – and a POSSE

We hear it all the time at iCan: you need to de-clutter (or pre-pack before marketing your house) and you don't even know where to begin. We get it - they say that packing for a move requires 300,000 decisions. 300,000 decisions! You just might need a professional...

Protect Your Home from Burst Pipe Damage

It’s winter, and that means it’s pipe burst season. If it’s never happened to you – or if, like me, it only happened to an outdoor hose water line – you can only imagine the disaster that would result. That kind of disaster takes a restoration professional to resolve,...

In a Tight Spot? iCan Goes Where Others Can’t

We’ve heard it from customer after customer: they need a portable storage container, but the big national company they called took a look at their home on Google Maps and said sorry, can’t do it. Then they called iCan. And iCan…can. How? Amazing skills – and our iBot....

New Year, New Home?

Thinking about selling your home? Sure, a large percentage of home sellers schedule their sales to close consistent with the school year, but that means NOW is the time to list it. Realtors will tell you that January and February are busy months, so if you’re...

Put the GIVING in Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, our thoughts turn to our neighbors. We at iCan are feeling fortunate and grateful to our clients who have been part of our wonderful start, and want to share our good fortune. In that spirit, iCan will donate canned foods to...