Moving Tips

A couple tips to help your next move

This is a full list of common moving tips that you may find useful when moving. We are always adding new tips to this page.

Flat Screen TVs

Flat Screen TVs coverage only if negligent. Must be packed into original cartons. not responsible for Mechanical Condition.

IKEA Furniture

IKEA and Particleboard not covered unless totally dismantled.

Transit Coverage

Transit Coverage limited to $0.60/lb./item

Canada Post Tips

Canada Post offers services to have mail redirected to your new address (Mail Forwarding). As per MPI it is still mandatory to make your changes of address when you move. This service just makes redirecting your mail a lot easier and ensures you do not lose anything.

Parking Tips

Inform your building manager ahead of time when moving out or in. Best to book or require the elevator is reserved. Failure to do so results in delay and or reschedules and worst case fines.

Move Out Tips

When moving, inspect the buildings with managers to determine all existing scratches or damages on walls or floors. We recommend taking pictures of these damages. Remove the nails or hooks and repair the walls as lots of people forget this step.


After Moving, comes unpacking and whoever is carrying in your boxes might not make sure all labels are facing one way for your easy retrieval. Labeling each side in marker so you can easily find what you need in a stack.

Last chance to purge

Moving is a great chance to organize your belongings and get rid of items you no longer use. If the time of year allows, hold a garage or yard sale.

Additional Moving Tips

Schedule a moving company for your move.

Pick up boxes and packing supplies

Begin packing least used items.

Repair minor damages to home.

Start consuming all frozen foods.