Moving

How to make your next move easier on everyone involved

Moving can be a tough job. There’s the planning, the packing, the coordinating, and the costs – and that’s before you even set foot in your new home! You also need to find a moving company to help you move, or rent a truck and packing supplies if you’re doing the work yourself.

This section offers information and advice to make your move go as smoothly as possible. Whether you’re looking for a moving task list, tips for transporting pets or plants, or the right moving services to help you pack up and go, we’ve got everything you need to make your move easier, more affordable, and less stressful.

 

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Before You Move

Before You Move Your movers or moving vehicle rental: It's a good idea to obtain estimates from several moving companies. The estimate will depend on whether the movers pack everything or just the breakables, or whether you want to do all the packing yourself. Think about getting an appraisal on your expensive items so you can insure them for your move. To save costs, consider renting a moving van or truck and arranging for your friends and family to help you pack. Don't forget to read the fine print for mileage allowances and fuel surcharges. Your utilities - if you own your present home: Arrange to have your gas, water, and electricity meters read on the day you leave. Have the bills forwarded to your new address. Have your oil tank read and filled before your sale closes and, if required, give the receipt to your legal professional. Arrange for the water heater and furnace rental agreements to be transferred to the purchaser. Disconnect your telephone, cable TV, and water softener. Your agreements…

Moving Checklist

Moving Checklist What's the best way to prepare for a move? See our moving checklist and calendar below. Four weeks before moving Decide what you want to take to your new home, what you want to throw out, and what you want to donate to charity or sell. Start using up frozen food and staples. Don't buy any more than is necessary before moving. Start planning your trip. Make airline reservations. Book hotels and rental cars. Arrange for important school, medical, financial, and legal records to be transferred to your new home. Decide how your furniture and belongings will be moved, such as using a packing and moving service, or renting a truck and packing and moving yourself. Schedule a moving service company for your move, or reserve a truck or van rental for relocation. If you will need to store any of your stuff for the move, arrange for storage space. Often your moving company can provide temporary storage. If you have kids, start talking to them now about the move. Get them involved in the moving…

Moving Experts

Moving Experts Atlas Van Lines Atlas Van Lines is Royal LePage's preferred mover. Known for their quality service, ethical business practices and ability to provide customers with a positive, stress-free moving experience, Atlas is one of the most well respected moving companies in the world. Atlas is a full-service mover who can take care of all your needs, including estimates, packing, storage, transport and unpacking. So whether you're moving across town, across Canada, or across the world, Atlas Van Lines will get the job done right, and right away. Atlas Van Lines - A family moving families: Canada's most progressive and fastest-growing van line Over 40 years of Canadian experience Working in partnership with Royal LePage since 1995 More than 100 full-time employees, 150 agents across Canada, and 500 Atlas World Group agents around the world Chosen by one out of every three households that make long-distance moves in Canada Mover of choice for 40% of the corporate transferee market At…

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