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August 2017
Preparing to move your library

Preparing to move your library

Whether you have a huge library, or just a few bookshelves full of books it can be quite intimidating to begin the steps of packing. There is also an off-chance that very little importance is put on the packing and labelling of books, so it could get pushed to the last minute.Here’s a quick list that we hope you can use to help you get through packing up all your books!Optimize your collection:Books can’t be broken easily, so sometimes there isn’t much of a fuss to get your boo...
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July 2017
How to Beat the Summer Heat!

How to Beat the Summer Heat!

Summer is here, we can feel it in the temperature increase and our moods… and the jump in our electricity bills!We’ve got the top ten ways we can think of to beat the heat this summer. Drink a ton of water! While you should be staying hydrated year round you have to up that amount a little bit in the summertime, especially if you are doing a lot of activities that involve excessive sweating. Water isn’t the only option to stay hydrated, but it is the most accessible to many of...
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June 2017

What to consider when moving with a pet.

Moving with a pet usually means you have to do a little more research when looking for a new place to move, there are a couple of things we suggest you keep in mind and do before you settle on your new home! For all you know the area you are moving into mandates that all pets much weigh less than 50 lbs or the apartment building you are moving too only allows cats!Schedule a trip to the vet prior to moving:Make sure your pet is up to date with all their vaccinations, medications and you have a c...
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Canada's Rogue Movers

We've seen it time and time again, people are getting burned by illegitimate moving companies. This reflects poorly on those companies that strive to create very transparent processes and have worked hard throughout the years to create a name and a brand that people can trust.Take a look at the link below that was published by CBC, they shed some light on some of the issues families are facing. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/moving-company-worker-charged-scheme-extort-alberta-fa...
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May 2017
Keeping Yourself Safe During Moving Day

Keeping Yourself Safe During Moving Day

If you choose to do your move yourself, or partially yourself there are definitely some safety risks that you need to keep in mind. If you disregard these tips it could lead to serious injury during your move.Your largest pieces of furniture are most likely to give you the most trouble on moving day, and they are typically the most heavy, so we suggest breaking them down into smaller pieces if necessary.  While we strongly believe that hiring a professional moving company is the best course...
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April 2017

Pantones Color of the Year

Did you know that Pantone chooses a color of the year!? Check out what this years favorite color is at the link below! http://www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2017Leave a comment and tell us what you think!
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March 2017

Protecting yourself from rouge movers

Moving is one of the top most stressful things a person can do in their lives, and it can be made even more stressful with the thought of rouge movers looming in the back of your mind. However, there are a few things you can keep an eye out for when picking your moving company to prevent being burned in the process.False reviews and false credentials:- instead of having honest reviews from previous customers linked to their company name, rouge movers will typically have their employees leave won...
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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 work week. In the hopes of making the Monday morning transition as easy as possible set your clocks ahead on Friday or Saturday and eat meals, sleep and wake up according to the new time. This will give your body a couple of extra days to get used to the change.If you are able to, we suggest doing so...
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Moving Playlist

We’ve compiled a list of some great songs to get you in the mood to move! Listen to these great tracks while you pack, in the car enroute to your new home, or while you hang out and relax after that long moving day!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo35R9zQsAI – Flo Rida: My Househttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz1N8W8phec – Rascall Flatts: I’m Moving Onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI5NQ-0Ubfs – OutKast ft. Sleep Brown: The Way You Movehttps://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Hiring a city to city Mover - Checklist.

Make sure moving to another city is 100% what you want to do, and if it is the right thing to do at this stage of your life Set a moving budget. Moving to another city might be necessary, but don’t let your savings take the hit. Secure a new job in the new city, a place to live, and learn more about the new city your moving too – living costs, housing cost, and so on. Create a moving calendar, and organize the time you have before moving. Prioritize important tasks and make sure to ...
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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...

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