Home Moving Checklist

4 Weeks before the move

  • Get 3-5 written quotes from reputable moving companies in your area and compare them.

Tips:

  1. Make sure the company is reputable
  2. Read reviews Online
  3. Pick a local company to avoid additional costs
  4. Ask about coverage, value protection, and insurance
  5. Request an on-site estimate
  6. Beware of extra fees (stairs, piano, heavy items)
  7. Read cancellation policies
  8. Inquire about when the billing starts (Moment of arrival or from the yard)

Book a moving company Metropolitanmovers.ca
Why us:

  • Multiple award winner
  • Countless repeat clients
  • Franchise based with multiple locations
  • Covered by worker’s safety, cargo and liability policies
  • Years of experience

3 Weeks before the move

  • Downsize! Sort the items in each station, move in only the used items in the office and sort them from those that need to find a new home or office or dumped before starting to pack your business.

Tips:

  1. Donate your no longer needed clothing, furniture to a charity in your area
  2. Arrange a garage sale, weather permitting
  3. Sell or give away the no longer needed items by posting them on Facebook, Kijiji, Craig’s list etc.

Make an inventory of everything you are moving

  • Make inventory of everything you are moving
  • Schedule address change for drivers license and insurance policies
  • Arrange cut-off dates for utility companies

Tip: Make sure the cut off date is a few days after your move

2 Weeks before the move
Purchase moving supplies such as:

  1. Boxes
  2. Mattress covers
  3. Wrapping paper
  4. Bins
  5. Colour stickers / Labeling
  • Clean rugs and drapes and leave sealed until moving into the new location
  • Dispose of all hazardous household chemicals like paint, oils and solvents
  • Start writing out a packing plan leaving the daily used items for last and begin packing items that are least used.

Pack with us

  • We will deliver all the supplies needed right to your office door according to your schedule
  • Plan out an efficient packing and moving schedule
  • Label and pack all content into appropriate containers
  • Protect and prepare all content for moving day

Moving Day

  • Unplug all electronics
  • Clear all items from furniture, leaving the movers space to disassemble cubicles, desks and other furniture
  • Sit back and let the movers do all the heavy lifting

ARE YOU READY TO MOVE?

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Why Metropolitan Movers?

Caring And Expert Movers

Caring And Expert Movers

Professionally equipped with knowledge and tools, our moving crew works to outperform your expectations.

Trusted And Reliable

Trusted And Reliable

Accredited by industry organisations like American Moving and Storage Association, we operate according to the highest industry standard

50,000+ Successful Moves

50,000+ Successful Moves

With more than 10 years of experience and extensive national network, we pride ourselves to deliver exceptional service with every move

94% Customer Referral Rate

94% Customer Referral Rate

Working to achieve 100% customer satisfaction is in our DNA. We customise the move according to your needs.

Why Choose Us?

94%

CUSTOMER REFERRAL RATE

94% of our clients feel confident to suggest our moving services to their friends and family.

50,000+

SUCCESSFUL MOVES

We helped to relocate over 50,000 Canadian families and businesses to their new homes and offices.

10+

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

What does experience mean to you? For us, it is reliability, trust, professionalism, and confidence in every move.

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