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The “Essentials” Box

Essentials-Box

You must pack a “last pack” or “essentials box” when moving.” This box should either travel with you if you are travelling by vehicle or be the last thing on the moving truck if you are flying. This way, it will be the first thing off the truck. It should also be clearly labelled so… Continue reading The “Essentials” Box

Move Like a Pro With These Simple Tricks

Moving to a different neighbourhood in your current city or taking a giant leap and venturing off to another province entails the same level of preparation for efficiently packing your belongings. At Simple Moves, we want you to feel confident with your next big move, so we gathered some essential moving tips to help eliminate… Continue reading Move Like a Pro With These Simple Tricks

Moving Guide: How to Pack and Move Your Houseplants

Plants are precious and should be treated with the utmost care when preparing for a big move across the country. You want your green friends to stay alive and in tip-top shape during the move, so we recommend taking a moment out of your day to read our guide for adequately moving plants. What to… Continue reading Moving Guide: How to Pack and Move Your Houseplants

Types of Moving Insurance

Types of Moving Insurance

Have you reached that point in your life where it’s just time to move? Do you need to relocate for a new job? Did you decide to live closer to your parents? Whatever the reasons you have to move, either way, you’re in for a certain amount of stress. While moving is a burden, you… Continue reading Types of Moving Insurance

Ten Simple Ways to Save On Your Move

Ten Simple Ways to Save On Your Move

There is no doubt that you will spend money on your move. Whether you hire a moving company or do the move yourself, your bank account will eventually take a hit. If you are off to school, a new job, or decide to be closer to family, you need to save all the money you… Continue reading Ten Simple Ways to Save On Your Move

Piano DIY

Piano DIY

The thought of moving a piano can be a significant headache if you don’t have the knowledge or experience of moving pianos. If the thought “It’s not that heavy” has crossed your mind, then more likely it probably is. If you happen to drop or break a piano, a replacement or repair could cost you… Continue reading Piano DIY

Moving Your House & Garden Plants

Moving Your House & Garden Plants

House Plants A Couple Of Weeks Before You Move To facilitate packing, prune plants. Consult a plant book or a florist for instructions. A Week Before Your Move Your plants should be placed in a black plastic bag. Put a bug/pest strip, conventional flea collar, or bug powder in the same bag. Then close the… Continue reading Moving Your House & Garden Plants

Moving Your Family Tips

Moving Your Family Tips

Finding moving companies can be challenging enough, moving with a family can be even more difficult. There are a lot of changes going on for you and your family. That’s why it is critical to spend some time helping your kids cope with the changes going on around them. The advice set out in this… Continue reading Moving Your Family Tips

Moving Companies: What to avoid

Moving Companies What to avoid

When searching for moving companies, don’t just go willy nilly. For instance, these are things you shouldn’t think about: 1. I’m going to choose this moving company because they have a nice logo. Nice logos mean that they’re reputable and won’t rip me off. 2. They gave me a reasonable price, so I have to… Continue reading Moving Companies: What to avoid

Moving in the Winter

Moving in the Winter

Moving is already a stressful situation to be in. Throw in the winter months and bad weather, and your stress level can go from bad to worse. At Simple Moves & Storage, we have been moving individuals, families, businesses and government agencies since 2010. That means we have ten winters under our belt in the… Continue reading Moving in the Winter