Example of a color-coded labelling checklist for Mr. & Mrs. Black moving in the summer of 2013

Labelling boxes – moving tips

No one likes moving because it’s time-consuming and can be a stressful endeavor. One way to reduce hassle and to increase efficiency is to stay organized. While most people simply grab a black marker and begin scribbling on packing boxes, a smarter system will ease your pain and help facilitate your move. Use the following tips on labelling boxes:

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Moving Equipment – what you’ll need for an office move

When moving your office, it’s necessary to use different types of moving equipment. It’s easier to use moving equipment when you’re carrying heavy items such as desks, or cabinets, than having a couple of people lift them into a moving truck. This minimizes any damage and reduces the risk of physical injury. Professional movers know their moving equipment. Let them choose how to move your office and also let them do the hauling. Here are some ways moving equipment makes relocating your business hassle-free:

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Moving Abroad – 9 Helpful Hints and Tips

The fact is, starting a new life abroad will probably have some hiccups, but then so will making a new life in the next province/state, for that matter. But with some good, solid planning, patience and knowledge, you can absolutely make it work and that’s where we can help.  The following are some tips to remember when moving abroad:

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Moving Checklist – What you should include

Moving can be difficult if you aren’t prepared for it. You should start preparing for your move at least a month in advance, to pack, change bills to the new address and more. To help make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible, be sure to add the following things to your moving checklist:

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Visit the A-maze-ing Laughter statues in Morton Park when you finish moving with Tippet-Richardson

Moving to Vancouver: What to Expect

So, you’re moving to Vancouver? Or perhaps you’re thinking of it? Plan to spend time having fun in a busy exciting city, surrounded by wilderness areas, mountains, islands and coasts. You’ll get to enjoy a city of diverse cultures. Vancouver is one of the friendliest cities in North America. You will experience a variety of art, culture, entertainment and cuisine from all over the world. Experience cultural cuisines, cafes, fine dining, seafood and more:

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Summer Moving Tips

Summer is one of the best seasons for moving. However, even the easiest moves can benefit from planning. This season is a peak time to move, so moving services will be busy, there may be more traffic on the road, the weather may be too hot and there may be other reasons why you want to plan and account for flexibility. Here are some summer moving tips to keep in mind: Continue reading

Tippet Richardson moving a Sony Bravia 40-inch LCD in a brown box with a small blue trolley

Packing Electronics – 5 things to remember

When moving a home or an apartment there is a lot to keep track of. You will be accounting for furniture, clothing, important documents, electronics and other miscellaneous possessions. Electronics however, present their own unique challenges. Here are a few quick tips for packing electronics:

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Things that you should move yourself are personal valuables such as necklaces or any jewellery

Things You Should Move Yourself

Professional movers do a great job, but you should keep some belongings in your own care. Decide which belongings you should put in the van or truck and which ones you should keep with you. This could be for security reasons, to prevent damage, or to avoid misplacing or forgetting the items. Here are 5 things you should move yourself:

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