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Preparing for Your Overseas Move

Moving overseas is an exciting experience that few are able to undertake. This rewarding step opens many doors to broaden your spectrum and live life to the fullest. You will be able to encounter new cultures, make new friends, see beautiful places and fill your mind with fresh knowledge.

Though the big move is exhilarating, transferring overseas is not an easy process and it takes an enormous amount of work. From packing to customs forms, there is a long list of tasks that must be completed. A professional movers Ottawa overseas transfer company can be your biggest asset during this time. Ottawa Moving Company wants you to have a smooth moving experience. Use these tips to successfully prepare for your overseas move.   Continue reading

What Makes Moving Difficult?

Nobody looks forward to the actual process of a move. There are a lot of factors that make a move difficult. While you can take time to eliminate as much stress as possible, there are still tasks and chores that are going to prove difficult. Preparing for those hard parts will make you better able to handle them when they inevitably pop up. To help you become prepared for the cropping up of unfortunate complications, here are some of the issues that can make moving difficult. Continue reading


Save Time on Your Move

Your move takes long enough, why prolong it any more than it needs to be? With the right organization, helpers and mindset you can make your move happen much more quickly and efficiently than you might think possible. Here are some ideas on how to better organize your time to make your move go quickly and efficiently. Continue reading

Why You Should Hire a Moving Company for Your Short Distance Move

If you are moving within the same community or neighborhood, you may not have considered hiring a professional moving company. Even though you are not relocating over a long distance, packing and moving can be very stressful and physically demanding. Professional movers in Ottawa can be really help ease the stress of that short, but still difficult to manage, relocation. Here are some reasons why you should hire a professional moving company for your short distance move. Continue reading

Relocating to a Temporary Home

Sometimes you may find yourself in a position where you need to move into a temporary home for some reason. A temporary job, helping a sick relative or relocating while looking for a new permanent home can all cause you to have to pick a temporary place to stay. Here are some things to keep in mind when you are moving but don’t plan on staying very long. Continue reading

Declutter Before Your Move

When you are getting ready to move, it is very tempting to toss everything into boxes and figure you are going to throw things out as you unpack them. Resist the urge! Truth is, the best time to get rid of things is before you move. Why pack up boxes, take up space and ultimately have to pay for things that you don’t really want to have in the first place? If you are preparing to move, here are some suggestions as to how to declutter before you pack so your move goes smoothly. Continue reading

Host a Memorable Moving Away Party

Having a going away party is a great way to get together with your favorite people before your big move away from Ottawa. It is important to have the chance to tell everyone goodbye and create a few last great memories. With the stress of moving and the emotions that come with going away, planning a party may be the last thing on your list of priorities. Even though you have a lot going on, before the movers arrive at your Ottawa residence, take the time to relax and have a good time. Here are some things you can do to host a fun moving away party before you relocate.  Continue reading

The Moving Blues and How to Cope

Even under the most exciting circumstances, relocating often brings on feelings of depression. Symptoms range from mild to severe, some may experience moments of sadness over leaving an old home while others develop strong emotions that are debilitating. While feeling sad momentarily is normal in the midst of a big relocation, becoming depressed can have negative consequences. It is important that you are able to recognize the signs of depression and learn how to cope with the moving blues.   Continue reading

Moving Trucks 101: Things to Keep in Mind

Once all of the boxes are full, you are going to need somewhere to put them. The moving truck is where all of the boxes are going to go in order to get them to your new home. You might think that you can save yourself some money by skipping the rental truck and trying to make several trips using your friends SUV, but the truth is that can be risky and very time consuming. Odds are to make the move as easy as possible you are going to rent a moving truck. Here are some things to keep in mind if you want to keep the rental process as easy as possible. Continue reading

Thinking Outside of the Box: Where to Find Packing Supplies for Your Move

The only way you are getting all of your things from you old home to your new home is to pack them into boxes. Trying to buy all of the boxes you need might break your budget, so why not look for places that might be willing to give you your boxes for free? Here are some ideas for finding moving boxes for free or at a severely reduced cost.

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