Jack Frost is back in town and it’s time to be prepared for the unexpected. It’s important to always be mindful of your safety with the fleeting and extreme weather conditions that winter brings. Here are a few tips for a safe moving experience without having the chilling burden of unexpected costs and injuries. Bitter Weather Brings Out Bitter Drivers The winter brings with it unpleasant driving conditions. Sometimes our vehicles aren’t the only things to slip when driving. Many drivers have… Read more
Packing up and moving is more than boxes and tape. Utilities are forgotten about more often than you would think. One thing to know about cancelling or starting utilities in a new location is that it often takes longer than expected to organize. Here is our Brotherly Advice on getting your utilizes in order before moving day: Make a List, Check it Twice Most people have three utilities to keep track of: water, electric, and gas. However you may… Read more
Besides packing, besides booking movers, there are a few other things in to have in order before Moving Day. In fact we suggest you do these things at least a month in advance. Have no worries, our advice here will not affect your day to day life. This isn’t us telling you to pack your toothbrush a month in advance. Here are a few things you need to have in order 1 month before moving: Notify Service Providers… Read more
Major appliances are likely to be the most expensive possessions you own. The last thing you want is to damage these items during transit. First off, it is important to clean all of your major appliances like: Refrigerators, washing machines, toaster ovens, etc. Ensure you leave enough time to allow them to dry after washing them, as well. From here, there are specific packing tips for each appliance. Here are a few to help you out: Fridge and Freezer Empty… Read more
When slowly approaching a move (or quickly approaching a move), it is absurdly tempting to throw all the knickknacks and toys into boxes, telling yourself you’ll deal with it once the move is over.
We expect big furniture and electronics are going to be the most of our worries during relocation. That’s generally why people forget about soft goods like blankets, pillows, rugs, and curtains. Soft goods build up a lot of dust and mold if not packed correctly. The last thing you want is to unroll your carpet after a long move and find it stinky and gross. Here’s how you do it! The Easy Stuff: Sheets and Bedding Fold and place… Read more
Moving out of your parents’ house can be daunting, we know. At your parent’s place there’s tons of room, and chances are you’ve accumulated a lot of stuff over the years from posters to a collection of baseball hats. As Expert Movers we know exactly how to move you into as smaller place whether it’s a basement suite or a downtown apartment. Here are a few tips to get you started: Furniture When it comes to furniture, the… Read more
Anyone who has ever moved knows what a crazy day Moving Day is. Even if everything is going smoothly some things just slip through the cracks. First off, the best thing you can do to help ensure nothing gets left behind is to be organized come moving day. Preventative measures like making a packing list, packing in advance, and having a game plan for moving day are all smart moves to make prior to moving day. With the chaos going on, the… Read more
One thing we love about living in the city is the easy commuting by bike! Living in Vancouver many people choose to forgo owning a car, and instead invest in active transportation. If you are one of these people, and your bike is your baby, you may have accumulated some expensive gear over time (maybe even a couple bicycles). Moving equipment as well as multiple bikes can be a challenge. Here are a few tips to keep Moving Day… Read more
Deciding to move in Summer is a logical decision for a lot of people. However, there are pros and cons to moving in summer time. Not only do movers require further advance notice to book, but you also should have some strategies about how to stay cool! Here is a bit of Brotherly Advice to keep in mind for moving in Summer! Plan in Advance As you could guess Summer is generally the busiest time of the year for… Read more
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