Tag: moving tips

Packing Tips

Lady wearing a blue shirt taping up boxes to move her belongings

We at Tippet-Richardson offer an excellent packing service, to help take the stress out of moving.  However, if you’re going to be doing it yourself, take a moment to read our packing tips!

Labelling boxes – moving tips

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

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… Read more »

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

Two Tippet Richardson movers moving office equipment using a trolley

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… Read more »

Moving Abroad – 9 Helpful Hints and Tips

Man, in a black suit and a blue tie is pointing out locations across the globe for people moving abroad

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… Read more »

Moving Checklist – What you should include

Tippet-Richardson white, red, black colored checklist with a red pencil

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:

Moving to Vancouver: What to Expect

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

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… Read more »

Summer Moving Tips

Tippet-Richardson top 10 summer moving tips with red and yellow font color and blue-sky color background

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… Read more »

Packing Electronics – 5 things to remember

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

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:

Things You Should Move Yourself

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

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… Read more »

Moving into a Condo

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

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: