Preparing your “Move-in-kit”

From all of the years we have been in this business, one of the most overlooked items to consider is your “Move-In-Kit”, otherwise known as your “Open First” box. This box should be transported with you, or be clearly identified for being loaded last / unloaded first on the moving truck. We have been to[…]

Winter Moving

Moving is stressful, moving during the winter months, next level. There are plenty of factors to consider when moving during the winter, but first let us consider the positive ones. Moving in the off season can lead to cheaper rates and more flexible scheduling, sounds good to me. Now the obstacles, the obvious is the[…]

How To Save Money Moving

When you are moving and you are hiring a mover, there are ways to save money and reduce costs. Here is how to do it: When you are moving locally, most movers will charge by the hour, so the less they do, the less expensive the move. You might not be able to do some[…]

Moving From Toronto to the United States

The USA is Canada’s largest trading partner, and the country that more people move to from Canada than any other country.  Nearly 90% of all Canadians live within 100 miles of the longest shared border in the world between Canada & the US. Transferees from thousands of companies between the two countries takes place every[…]

Avoid Moving Scams!

With so many movers to choose from, rogue or “scam” movers can easily hide among the legitimate. How do you sift through the movers, the web sites and the emails to avoid the scam? 1. See if the mover belongs to any professional organizations. The Canadian Association of Movers, Members of any international organizations, Members[…]

FOOD and what to do with it before a move

For obvious reasons food is one item that cannot be transported in a long-distance move. It will spoil during the move because of time and temperature control; also, it has the potential to create a mess. Just because it cannot be moved, does not mean that it should go to waste. Here are three solutions[…]

Safety Precautions for Moving Day

Moving day can often be stressful for the customer. Not only are you packing all of your possessions up, loading them on to a truck, and heading across the country, you also have people constantly coming in and out of the house, and all of the red tape to take care of. Keeping everything safe[…]