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May 2018
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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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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Preparing Your Electronics to Move

Preparing Your Electronics to Move

Technology has become such a significant part in our lives that there is no doubt any move each of us is involved in these days will also include a large number of electronics.It is important to keep in mind that while everything you move is at risk for damages, electronics are one of the highest risk items. So leading up to the day of your move, we suggest you follow the following easy steps in order to best protect yourself from damages.1. Back up all of your files - this can be on multip...
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April 2018
Organize your Home Before Your Next Move

Organize your Home Before Your Next Move

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 Expenses

Moving Expenses

If you have never done a move with a larger moving company before, it's tough to know what sort of charges there will be and sometimes it can add up a lot quicker than you anticipated. While Stallion Moving and Storage will never hide any costs from you during your estimate, we also want you to be aware of some of the most common expenses you will encounter during your move. Boxes & Cartons - all packing material really. Even if you plan on doing the packing for your next move yours...
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March 2018
Avoiding Moving Scams

Avoiding Moving Scams

It doesn’t seem to matter if you are moving for the first time or the 100th time, it’s a stressful situation and you can easily become overwhelmed with the number of moving companies available and some seem better than others and some even seem to be too good to be true.Unfortunately, a lot of the time they are too good to be true.In order to keep yourself from getting scammed during your next move we suggest that you ask your friends and family for their recommendations. If they hav...
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Choosing the Right Moving Company

Choosing the Right Moving Company

Once you have finally made the jump and decided to move, we imagine that there is a million and one things going through your head. And the last thing you want to stress about is finding a moving company to help you, and even beyond that trying to find a moving company that is reliable!We've got a couple tips and tricks that we suggest you read through before you put a final deposit down on your move.We suggest that you start searching for a moving company early, the longer you leave it the ...
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Commercial or Office Moving with Stallion

Commercial or Office Moving with Stallion

It is a common misconception within the moving industry that a lot of companies only handle household moving, but the reality is there are also a large number of offices that move around throughout the city and sometimes to another city all together.Stallion Moving & Storage has a team dedicated to doing those office moves – we have a special group of movers for office and commercial moving because as much as the overall idea is similar, the specialties and minor details can be differe...
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FAQ in the moving industry

FAQ in the moving industry

We encounter plenty of people being in the moving industry, but there seems to be a short list of questions we get asked by almost every new customer we meet with. And in order to better help you decide if Stallion Moving & Storage is the company you would like to move with, we have answered these questions below.When is the best time to move?                Most moving companies see their largest volume throughout th...
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  • Packing an Overnight Bag

    Packing an Overnight Bag

    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...
  • Moving from one Climate to Another

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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