Here are some simple advises from Carefree Moving, that we hope can help you stay organized when you get ready for moving to Ottawa.

  • Be prepared when the Carefree Moving crew arrives. Have all the things all set to go, because you will possibly be charged for the delay time.
  • Ensure each your origin and location places are prepared. In case you are relocating to the apartment, do not forget to book the elevator and inform your property manager about the time when Carefree Moving are coming.
  • Take any individual, necessary paperwork along with you. Backup your personal computer info and take them also with you.
  • Take your valuable items (e.g. jewelry, medications, art work) along with you.
  • Make preparations for your plants, pets, meals etc. that could be influenced by cold or heat.
  • Within the moving day you might be stressful and fast paced, for this reason is definitely safer to have a pre-planning. Carefree Moving is ready to help you out when moving to Ottawa.
  • Start packaging in advance. Make use of plenty of paper or newspaper. Fill the gaps between objects inside the box with newspaper to assure your things are stable and do not shakes within the box.
  • Utilize packing tape to close each box.
  • Load up large items in proper sized, more compact boxes, and light-weight pieces in big boxes.
  • Never over-pack!
  • Remember that the heavier item goes in the bottom but light items goes on top.
  • It is crucial to mark the content of each box as well as some info where it goes in the brand new home.
  • Lamps and shades must be loaded individually in one box and secured with lots of paper or percolate around. Mark them ''fragile"
  • Playthings (toys) or footwear needn't be covered, but do not forget to seal the box.
  • Be sure that all entrances and driveways in your home are accessible.
  • Remove pot plants, door mats and area rugs.
  • Make a reservation for the elevator in advance if needed.
  • Ensure that you put aside a box of first priority items that you'll need immediately after arriving to your brand new home.
  • Use different colors for labeling. Carefree Moving can offer you shifting boxes if asked for before your moving to Ottawa.
  • Do not forget to mark important info on the top of each box such as: fragile, side up etc.
  • Make your boxes liftable (not more than 50 lb)
  • Stick to the schedule. Don't undervalue packaging! It could take much more time that you think!
  • Go area by area to remain organized.
  • Organize moving boxes by weight to help make the loading less complicated.
  • Tag moving boxes along with your initials, place it was taken from, the place is going inside your home, plus a brief description what is inside.
  • Wrap your monitors and mirrors with percolate.
  • Should you have kids or pets, ensure to invite a babysitter for the moving day.
  • Once the loading is finished, perform a walk-through the rooms, closets, behind the doors, attics and garages, cold rooms, laundry etc.
  • The same walk-through should be done when unloading. Make sure everything arrived safe and in a good shape.

Carefree Moving wishes you a safe and easy going moving to Ottawa!