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Quick and Handy Tips to Make Your Move Easier

Below are a few handy tips to help ensure you and your belongings are ready for the move.

General Moving and Packing Tips

  • Ensure there is adequate parking for the moving van

  • Arrange elevator times for both your origin and your destination if necessary

  • If possible, remove glass shelves from cabinets

  • Secure lids tightly on all liquids

  • Defrost and clean fridges and freezers prior to moving day

  • If you are moving a gas appliance, it must be disconnected and the gas line capped by a qualified service technician

  • Tape open foodstuff boxes and bag them in plastic grocery bags for extra security

  • Bundle brooms, mops and garden tools together for easy handling

  • Arrange to have ice makers, gas appliances, chandeliers and grandfather clocks serviced prior to moving day

  • Secure loose cords with garbage bag ties and take them with you

  • Leave folded clothes and linens in most dresser drawers

  • Take jewelry, valuable or fragile items, unwrapped floor lamps, currency, documents, collections, etc. (see above), pets and any open cartons in your own vehicle

  • Mark all boxes and especially the "need-right-away-items" for when you arrive (toiletries, snacks, etc). Include a "special" box with a new game or book for each of the little ones to keep them occupied and give them something to look forward to). Plan to eat out, or order your meal in - for the first night

  • Pack a bag with medications, bedding, towels, toiletries, clothes and food for the next day

Ask us for an online quote or for more tips to make yours a smooth efficient move!

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W J Moving & Storage

418 Concession 6 Woodhouse

Simcoe, ON, N3Y 4K4

Phone: 519-426-8448


Service Area

Anywhere within the province of Ontario


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