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August 2018
Staying Cool this Summer

Staying Cool this Summer

Since we don’t always have access to a building pumped full of cool air from an air conditioner, we have got some great ways to try and beat the heat this summer.1. Drink lots of water – staying hydrated allowed your body to maintain a cooler temperature and its even more effective than applying cool things to exterior of your body.2. Mix up your frozen treats – try to avoid anything filled with sugar as it will do the opposite of what you hope to accomplish. Make your own pops...
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July 2018
Decorating Your Patio

Decorating Your Patio

With the summer months upon us, we are sure you’ll be spending as much time as possible outside on your patio. Make sure your space is as cozy and as inviting as possible with these decorating tips.1. Choose weather friendly faux finishes – ran is inevitable so you want to make sure all the furniture you have stands up to the elements. Instead of choosing items that could easily be damages by moisture choose wicker, or metal furniture that has been treated to look like wood.2. If you...
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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 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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Things to do in Edmonton

Things to do in Edmonton

If you have just moved to the city, finding activities to do can be pretty overwhelming! We’ve got some pretty great ideas for you!Head to West Edmonton Mall – most people already know about how big this mall is, but they don’t always realize how much there is to do besides shop at the mall! You can do everything from amusement parks to water parks, or you can go see a movie and then do some mini golf or go skating! There is even a casino, and a few pubs, bars and nightclubs th...
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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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    Moving across the city, around the corner, or across the country can be stressful and regardless of the distance you are planning to move there could be the potential of needed to live out of bags for...
  • Best Apartment Plants

    Best Apartment Plants

    When living in an apartment building it can be hard to fulfill your wishes to have a garden, or even to keep plants alive if you are in a portion of the building that does not get a lot of sunlight &n...
  • Navigating Your New City

    Once you’ve moved to a different city – you have to begin the process of learning how to navigate around and for a lot of people this could include both driving and their public transporta...
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    It might not occur to everyone, that moving from one end of the country to the other – or to a different country completely could lead to a lot of changes involving the climate you’ll be l...
  • Commercial Movers - Saving Office Managers

    Commercial Movers - Saving Office Managers

    Many office managers will admit that moving an entire office team can be one of the most difficult parts of their job – but commercial moves are on the rise and we are getting more and more comp...
  • Keeping Yourself Safe from Moving Scams

    Keeping Yourself Safe from Moving Scams

    We’ve come across another story in the news in which a woman in Eastern Canada was caught up in a moving scam. Unfortunately this is becoming more and more common within the moving industry &nda...
  • Home Renovation Trends

    Home Renovation Trends

    Home renovations can be a huge undertaking, and the best way to ensure you are making the most of your time spend renovating and the money you have to spend is to choose trends and applications that w...
  • Moving Into a New Dorm

    Moving Into a New Dorm

    That time of year again has come – students are preparing to go back to school and some are even moving out of their hometown to spend their first year of university in a dorm room!In order to m...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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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    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...

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