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Moving to Canada from the USA: Things you should know before you move.

So, your visa is in and you’ve arranged your new accomodation, it’s finally time – you’re moving from USA to Canada! Smart movers look beyond the basics of packing and researching new homes to how best to assimilate into a whole new country.

Before packing the moving van, these are some helpful tips that can help make moving to Canada a smooth transition:

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Storage Unit Rules: 6 Things Not to Store

Moving storage units provide a great option for people who are moving, downsizing, or just need an extra space to store excess items. Despite the convenience of renting storage space, there are some items that you should never keep in a unit. According to storage unit rules, here are 6 things not to store:

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Long Distance Moving Tips for Parents

A move of any kind can be a huge challenge, but long distance moving provides its own unique set of obstacles and problems. Often, these issues are exponentially more difficult to overcome when children are involved. Fortunately, we have some long distance moving tips for parents, to help with the whole process:

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Senior Moving – Why you should hire a professional company

One of the most quickly expanding areas of the moving industry is senior moving. With the constant growth of retirement living and condos, more seniors are finding convenience in downsizing and assisted living. When relocating aging family members, our clients expect the very best care and sensitivity that such a move deserves. Here are some things to consider:

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Planning an Office Move? Make the Most of your New Space

The most common reasons for an office move are related to cost-efficiency or a better location. If you’re moving to a new office space, you can minimize costs by preparing your move in advance and downsizing your operation. Take inventory of your office property, then make a list of items that you no longer require and which are simply taking up space. Now, here’s how you downsize:

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Packing for an Overseas Move

One of the biggest challenges of an overseas move is packing for it. Most people cannot pack their whole lives into a couple of suitcases, so orchestrating an overseas move takes some planning.  Here are our tips for success:

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Moving with Children

Moving with children?  To keep your sanity and to ensure that your children aren’t adding extra chaos to the move, it’s a good idea to arrange childcare.  This applies to the pack and load days as well as for delivery day.  However, this isn’t always possible.  Here are some tips, to help you all through the transition:

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Moving into a New Place – Get Organized!

If you’re moving into a new place, organization is key. The process may seem daunting, but having everything planned out prior to moving day will save a lot of time – and stress – in the long run.

If you’re gearing up to relocate to a new place, here are some great tips on how to organize your move so that everything goes smoothly:

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Where’s the Dog?! Things to Remember When Moving

Moving can be mentally exhausting, and when you need to pack up your entire home and coordinate so many different aspects, you’re bound to forget a few things. While people usually remember the important things – it’s not likely that someone will forget their pets, children or clothes – you’d be surprised at some of the items and tasks people overlook. To help you stay on track, we’ve compiled a list of things to remember when moving:

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Why You Need an Office Moving Checklist

Moving office is generally more complicated than moving a household. There are a number of additional factors to consider on top of simply relocating property. Plus, the extent and complexity of the move will vary, depending on the nature of your business.

Like any other aspect of your business, coordinating a move to a new office requires a plan. At its foundation, this plan should have an office moving checklist that will outline and prioritize tasks and action items. This will help ease the transition from one location to the next, in order to help you minimize costs and resource expenditures, and maximize efficiency. Here are some suggestions for what to include on your office moving checklist:

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