Packing up the Bedroom

Start preparing for your bedroom pack-up by removing all linen from the beds. Cover mattress/box spring with plastic covers or mattress boxes purchased in advance. Covering them helps keep them clean and reduces the chance of tearing. Disassemble bed frames and mark them to facilitate reassembly. Any nuts, bolts or screws removed should be placed [...]

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Packing Fragile Items 101

Most people will entrust their fragile items to movers, since many companies will accept liability only for things they have packed themselves. If you decide to pack your fragile items on your own, make sure to read those tips before you start packing. Tips for packing fragile items: Plates: Pad the cardboard box bottom with [...]

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A Recipe for a Successful Move

Moving-day disasters can easily be prevented if you properly prepare for the big day. The three key elements in achieving a successful move are planning ahead, organization and communication. Montreal Movers has put together a short recipe for success to ensure that you have a smooth and successful move. Plan ahead: The key to executing [...]

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Tips for a Safe Winter Move

Moving during the winter time has its challenges. Besides keeping warm and trying to avoid catching a cold, one of the main goals of anyone planning a winter move is to prevent slipping accidents from occurring. When ice builds up around your home and your driveway, it takes a lot of time until it melts [...]

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How to Pack Curtains for a Move

Clothing wardrobes are ideal for packing curtains and draperies for a move. The specially designed wardrobe boxes come with an aluminum bar that spans both sides. We have put together for you a quick guideline on how to pack your curtains securely in a wardrobe box: Secure the bar with packing tape and place clean [...]

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How to Properly Load a Moving Truck

When loading a truck for a move, it is best that you utilize the space in the maxim way possible. Wasted space will mean having to rent more than one truck or having to make two round trips instead of one. Follow these tips and save money, space and effort by knowing how to load [...]

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How to Pack Belongings for a Move

One of the most important parts of a move happens before the truck rolls out of the driveway. Being prepared with the right packing materials can make the moving process a lot easier. Remember, the cost of replacing an improperly packed item is much more expensive than the cost of buying proper packing supplies. If [...]

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The Best Way to Approach Moving with Children

Moving with children is never as simple as packing and carting all your household goods from one place to another. Many families mistakenly approach a move by becoming obsessed with the immediate logistics - focusing exclusively on the obvious chores such as house hunting, selling a home, packing and setting up a mortgage - to [...]

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Leave Packing Fragile Items to the Experts

Moving houses is a daunting task and many home owners require help in order to pack and organize all household items. When it comes to fragile items, home owners need to exert extra care as the slightest mishandling of an item will lead to breakage. Fragile items in most homes include plates, drinking glasses, wine [...]

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7 Things to Remember When Moving in Montreal

Moving can be a complex process, but with experienced movers and a little bit of planning on your side, you can make it a relatively stress free experience. Here is a quick and easy checklist you can follow before your next move: 1. Make sure to take inventory of everything that is being moved. Whether [...]

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