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July 2018
Protecting the furniture in your home

Protecting the furniture in your home

One of the most common questions we encounter in the moving industry is how we protect your items, including your old home and new home.We’ve compiled a list as best we can that will hopefully answer any of the questions you might have! We assess the area that you live in, and if we are unable to safely maneuver a large moving truck into the area we will opt for one of our smaller trucks. We want to ensure that none of your outside property is damaged by one of our vehicles, and are willin...
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Make an Apartment Feel Like Home

Make an Apartment Feel Like Home

If your big move did not involve purchasing a house that is all your own and everything you could ever dream of you will likely be moving into a rental property. This means it could be a little bit difficult to make the new place feel like home. But we’ve got a few ideas that could help make your new place a home.Try to unpack your boxes quickly and get rid of them, that way you won’t have them as a reminder around your apartment – plus they are just an eyesore!Fill your home w...
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June 2018
Planning the Summer with your Kids

Planning the Summer with your Kids

With the summer months quickly approaching, and the last days of school within eyesight for kids – you’ll need a gameplan to ensure you are able to survive the summer and make sure that you have lots of activities to keep the kids busy.Create a calendar for the summer months with your kids! Use large sheets of poster board, and create the boxes for the days big enough for your kids to fill with activities and stickers or drawings or whatever else they would like to use to decorate. O...
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Knowing Your Rights as a Customer

Knowing Your Rights as a Customer

Once you have booked a move with a moving company, some of the stress can be over but it is also tough to know what your rights are once you have hired a moving company. You should always feel comfortable enough to clarify with your sales representative if you are unsure, but below are some of your rights that you can expect as a customer of a moving company.Movers liability – once your goods have been handed off to the mover, they assume the responsibility of keeping the items safe until ...
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Beginners Gardening Tips

Beginners Gardening Tips

Gardening can be a great way to spend time outdoors, burn some calories and make your space more inviting – and also benefit from the fresh produce you’ll be able to get your hands on! But for a beginner garden it can be a little bit overwhelming. We’ve got some suggestions you can put to work in the hopes that your gardening endeavours will seem a little less daunting. Don’t worry about filling your entire backyard with a garden, or having to turn all of the soil or cut ...
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Tips to Arrange Furniture in Your New Home

Tips to Arrange Furniture in Your New Home

Once you have found that new space for you to live, you have to figure out how you are going to get all of your furniture into the new house and set up in a way that makes you feel comfortable, but is also organized and functional for your lifestyle.Hiring a design company or an interior designer is not likely in the budget for everyone. So we have come up with a few tips that could help you.#1 – Take measurements of your new space, this will give you an idea of how much square footage you...
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May 2018
Moving a Cluttered Home

Moving a Cluttered Home

If you have lived in your home for a long period of time, the chances are it is much more messy and clutter than you realize, and once you begin to pack your belongings everything can seem so much more overwhelming than you initially realized.We have a couple of tips for you to keep in mind while you prepare your home for a move. Try to organize your belongings as best you can prior to packing. Create three piles: Keep, Throw Away, and Donate. The last thing you need is to move a bunch of belong...
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Repurposing Old Boxes

Repurposing Old Boxes

Anyone that has moved before can attest to the number of boxes they have left over after they finish their move, and the hardest part is trying to figure out how to get rid of them or how to repurpose them into something useful for yourself.We’ve got a couple ideas that you can try! Turn the boxes into toys for your kids! Pinterest has a ton of ideas you can check out and typically you will only need a few more supplies like tape, scissor, markers or paint in order to complete the crafts! ...
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Edmonton's Best Restaurants

Edmonton's Best Restaurants

Avenue Edmonton posted their annual ‘Best Of” list on their website in February, so we thought we’d give you the lowdown and our thoughts on their favorite restaurants in the city.Whether you have lived here for years, just moving into the city, or coming here for a visit – these are the restaurants to try!1st – Rge RdIt’s located just off the iconic 124 Street area, and has plenty of options on their menu to entice just about anyone to give it a try! Their fo...
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Organizing your Garage

Organizing your Garage

If you’re planning to move in the next few months, or have already booked a move with a moving company it is a good idea to go through the contents of your garage prior to move day. The garage is one of the easiest places in your home to put things in and forget where they are, and it can become incredibly overwhelming to think about needing to pack everything up and prepare to relocate. We’ve got a couple of tips to help you wrap your head around organizing a garage.#1 – Our b...
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  • Protecting the furniture in your home

    Protecting the furniture in your home

    One of the most common questions we encounter in the moving industry is how we protect your items, including your old home and new home.We’ve compiled a list as best we can that will hopefully a...
  • Make an Apartment Feel Like Home

    Make an Apartment Feel Like Home

    If your big move did not involve purchasing a house that is all your own and everything you could ever dream of you will likely be moving into a rental property. This means it could be a little bit di...
  • Planning the Summer with your Kids

    Planning the Summer with your Kids

    With the summer months quickly approaching, and the last days of school within eyesight for kids – you’ll need a gameplan to ensure you are able to survive the summer and make sure that yo...
  • Beginners Gardening Tips

    Beginners Gardening Tips

    Gardening can be a great way to spend time outdoors, burn some calories and make your space more inviting – and also benefit from the fresh produce you’ll be able to get your hands on! But...
  • Knowing Your Rights as a Customer

    Knowing Your Rights as a Customer

    Once you have booked a move with a moving company, some of the stress can be over but it is also tough to know what your rights are once you have hired a moving company. You should always feel comfort...
  • Tips to Arrange Furniture in Your New Home

    Tips to Arrange Furniture in Your New Home

    Once you have found that new space for you to live, you have to figure out how you are going to get all of your furniture into the new house and set up in a way that makes you feel comfortable, but is...
  • Moving a Cluttered Home

    Moving a Cluttered Home

    If you have lived in your home for a long period of time, the chances are it is much more messy and clutter than you realize, and once you begin to pack your belongings everything can seem so much mor...
  • Edmonton's Best Restaurants

    Edmonton's Best Restaurants

    Avenue Edmonton posted their annual ‘Best Of” list on their website in February, so we thought we’d give you the lowdown and our thoughts on their favorite restaurants in the city.Wh...
  • Moving Tips - Arriving in your new home.

    We know that the last thing you'd like to think about during the first couple of weeks in your new home is cleaning, so we suggest you give the messiest rooms in your home a good cleaning before you s...
  • Moving Tips - Labeling Your Boxes

    At Stallion we strive to do everything to make your move go as smoothly as possible, and if you choose to hire our outstanding packers we will take the time to carefully pack your boxes and beyond tha...
  • Moving Tips - Packing your Breakables

    Stallion is happy to pack all of your items for you, or just your breakables, or just certain rooms of your house - we will customize a move specifically to your needs - but if you choose to pack your...
  • Packing - Let us help you!

    Whether you move across the city, or across the country you have to pack your items. At Stallion Van Lines we know how time consuming that can be, and when you have already got the stress of moving lo...
  • After your move is done!

    Enjoy your new home! Moving into the new house, and the first day after your move can be a huge stress relief and you will have a chance to feel so much more calm and collected once everything is in ...
  • Know the Moving Jargon

    All companies have their own lingo when it comes to their company – and we get it! Sometimes the jargon can be a little bit confusing. So instead of just leaving you to figure it all out on your...
  • Packing Tips - from the pros!

    We understand that having an agency pack your items can be out of your moving budget, so in order to make packing happen smoothly we have a couple of tips for you! Have a plan before you start packing...
  • Saving Yourself from Daylight Savings Time!

    Saving Yourself from Daylight Savings Time!

    Daylight savings time is set to happen over the weekend (specifically in the wee times of the morning on Sunday) in order to provide the smallest amount of disruption possible to most people’s w...

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