Man, in a pink and white under shirt knelt down measuring the floor

Moving into a Condo

Whether its new condo owners moving into their first home or older parents downsizing after the children have moved out, moving into a condo is significantly different than moving into a house. These five important tips will help ease the burden of moving into a condo:

Continue reading

Box of gold coins, ruby colored stones and white pearl necklaces that must be stored properly to avoid moving day theft

Moving Day Theft

Moving day is a chaotic and stressful experience. There will be movers, family, friends, landlords, and utility employees wandering in and out of the home. All of those people will be so caught up in their own activities that they may miss an opportunistic thief. Don’t add filling out a police report for missing items to the moving day list. Use these tips to prevent moving day theft:

Continue reading

Brown moving box tipped over and equipment for packing fragile items and packing foam

Packing Fragile Items

Packing fragile items is an activity fraught with danger. Grandma’s antique vase could get smashed or a wedding plate set demolished, if you’re not careful. These six tips for packing fragile items can ensure that everything makes it to your new home in one piece:

Continue reading

Child in a green top holding a small house and plant in her hands

Moving House Plants

Cultivating plants is a work of passion. Hours are spent pruning, feeding, and watering and a single long distance move can destroy all that hard work. Moving house plants doesn’t have to be a death sentence though. Follow these three fool-proof methods for moving house plants:

Continue reading

Two T-R staff in uniform are moving a couch into a Tippet-Richardson parked moving truck using a Melcher ramp

Moving Oversized Items

Oversized items are no joke. Packing and moving solo may seem like a good opportunity to trim your moving budget. However, those savings might end up offset by damages, injuries, and a whole lot of aggravation. Those contemplating moving oversized items as a do-it-yourself project may want to consider these drawbacks:

Continue reading

Man, wearing a brown pair of pants and black shoes is shoveling snow off his pathway to his front door

Moving in Winter

Moving in winter has a unique set of challenges not encountered during a spring, summer, or fall move. There is snow, ice, and potentially dangerous weather to contend with and staying safe is priority one. When moving in winter, keep these helpful hints in mind for a safe, warm, and productive move:

Continue reading

BC tourism logo in yellow and blue lettering that displays British Columbia The Best Place on Earth

Moving to BC Checklist

Let Tippet-Richardson help with your exciting move to BC! We’ve been helping people move to British Columbia from all over Canada; we can even help if you’re moving from the United States. We provide friendly and efficient moving services and can also help with any packing and storage requirements that you might have. Request a quote from us today; we’re looking forward to helping you move to BC.

Continue reading

Open moving crate parked in a Tippet Richardson professional storage facility

Professional Storage Services

Self-storage isn’t the only option for homeowners moving cross country or internationally. In fact, for a lot of homeowners, choosing professional storage services offers significant benefits over self-storage. When choosing between self-storage units and professional storage services, consider these advantages:

Continue reading

Wooden Alberta tourism logo sign that displays Welcome to Alberta Wild Rose Country

Moving to Alberta

From climbing Via Ferrata to exploring Canmore Caverns, Alberta is a gorgeous province for visitors and residents alike. With low cost of living and a booming job market, the call is alluring. When moving to Alberta from another province, making a smooth transition is easy with these five simple tips:

Continue reading