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Moving Tips - Changing homes isn't always easy

We recently moved offices and got us thinking about all our customers that have to relocate to a new home.
While packing, we decided to put together some of the things we did to make our move as smooth as possible. We thought this would be helpful for people moving to a new city, or a new home.


Before you start packing


  • Clean before your start putting things in boxes. You don't want dust coming from the old place to the new one.
  • This will also help you get rid of things you really don't need or want anymore.
  • Once you have sorted the things you actually want to take, you can decide whether you can donate the things you don't need anymore.
  • Separate your items in categories like: glassware, cleaning supplies, bedding, etc. This way when you pack, you can sort things in a more organized way.
  • Label your boxes. By category, or by room, you  can even mark which side must go up.
  • Before you disconnect your electronics, take a picture, this way you will know where all the cables go.
  • Update your address for all your accounts, utilities, and subscriptions several weeks before your moving day.
  • Make sure you have all the necessary to pack, like packaging tape, box cutter, plastic wrap, old news paper (to wrap fragile items), etc.
  • Dedicate your full attention to packing once you start, this will ensure you finish up quicker and in an organized way.
  • Plan the packing day ahead, have food planned out so you don't have to think about what to cook for you and your family.
We have more tips we would like to share on our future posts.

When relocating, call ShipMyRide, we can help you move your car to your new home. Contact us for a FREE car shipping quote. We are a car shipping company based out of Calgary servicing across Canada.




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