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Office Moving Checklist

Office Moving Checklist

When planning an office move there are many important items that need to be taken into consideration. Whether moving a small office or a large corporation, a timely and smooth move comes down to the right preparation prior to the move date.

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How to Prepare Appliances for Moving

How to Prepare Appliances for Moving

You’re making a fresh start in a new home, maybe even in a new city. Make sure that when you arrive at your new home, things don’t start off on a sour note because of mistakes made when preparing your appliances for the move. 

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Upcoming Long Distance Move for Your University or College Student?

Upcoming Long Distance Move for Your University or College Student?

You may be considered fortunate if your child picks a college or university nearby and continues to live at home. If that does not happen, you will be helping your college student relocate this fall.

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Why Hire Professional Piano Movers

Why Hire Professional Piano Movers

Before you decide to move a piano on your own, consider its value, taking into account not only the monetary value, but also the sentimental value it holds. Ensure the piano arrives safe and sound to your new home by hiring a reputable residential moving company with experience moving pianos. 

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Moving? Make Sure You Pack and Protect Your Valuable Art!

Moving? Make Sure You Pack and Protect Your Valuable Art!

There are a lot of valuable items you will have in your move; and most of them are non-replaceable. While you know how to wrap your expensive China and put extra bubble wrap around your grandmother’s vase, what steps are necessary to protect your precious pieces of art?

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Downsizing Tips for Your Home

Downsizing Tips for Your Home

When the children leave the nest and you are ready to move into a smaller living space, it can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. Where do you start? How small is big enough? Where will you put your collectibles gathered over the years? When should you plan the move? There are many questions to consider.

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Why Hiring a Professional Moving Company is the Right Move

Why Hiring a Professional Moving Company is the Right Move

The house is sold and your new home awaits. Moving can be both an exciting time and a stressful time. No matter if you are moving a few blocks, to a new city or to a new country, there are many important things to do before the big day. That’s where a professional moving company can be a big help; leave the planning, packing and heavy lifting to the experts. 

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Tips For When You First Move Into Your New Home

Tips For When You First Move Into Your New Home

Moving into a new home is one of the most exciting experiences, but can also be among the most stressful times in your life.

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Don’t Forget These Commonly Forgotten Tasks Before You Move!

Don’t Forget These Commonly Forgotten Tasks Before You Move!

When moving day approaches, it is common to experience that nagging feeling that something will be forgotten in the process. The best thing you can do to avoid any shortcomings is to do a final walkthrough of the home to ensure you haven’t left anything important behind.

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Pre-Move Garage Sale Tips

Pre-Move Garage Sale Tips

Sometimes we do not realize how much stuff we have until it’s time to pack up and move. If you find that you have many items you no longer use or just don’t want to take with you, a garage sale is a great way to purge unwanted items before your residential move.

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How to Safely Pack China and Glassware for Moving

How to Safely Pack China and Glassware for Moving

Packing china and other fragile items can be stressful. With happy memories of only using the china on special occasions and treating each piece with extreme care, you want to make sure you pack each piece safely.

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Tips for a stress-free move with pets

Tips for a stress-free move with pets

Moving can be a stressful time for everyone in the family, including the smallest members, our pets. Pets, like many people, don’t always adapt to change well.

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Simplify Moving and Eliminate Stress with Effective Storage Solutions

Simplify Moving and Eliminate Stress with Effective Storage Solutions

Considering a small business move for your growing enterprise? Relocating to a facility that offers more space and equipment for your specific needs is a bold step, but no easy task.

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Get Organized: Tips for Unpacking After Moving

Get Organized: Tips for Unpacking After Moving

Most people put a lot of time and energy into packing. Getting organized, purging unwanted belongings and bubble wrapping breakables gets a lot of attention, but unpacking is often considered as an afterthought.

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Skip these Common Packing Mistakes for a Smooth Move

Skip these Common Packing Mistakes for a Smooth Move

Packing isn’t a process that most people are looking to repeat after moving. For professional movers though, it is a part of daily life.

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Manitoulin Group of Companies and Staff Raise $36,555 for Fort McMurray Disaster

Manitoulin Group of Companies and Staff Raise $36,555 for Fort McMurray Disaster

Mississauga, Ontario -- June 8, 2016 -- Manitoulin Group of Companies and its staff across the country have donated $24,370 to the Canadian Red Cross to help those impacted by the Fort McMurray wildfire disaster.

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Manitoulin Group of Companies Responds to the Fort McMurray Disaster

Manitoulin Group of Companies Responds to the Fort McMurray Disaster

Mississauga, ON -- May 12, 2016 -- On May 3rd, massive wildfires triggered the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta's history.

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How to choose a quality moving company in Calgary, Alberta or Surrounding Area

How to choose a quality moving company in Calgary, Alberta or Surrounding Area

Buyer beware when looking to hire a moving company. Whether moving a home or office, you have to be careful with whom you choose to move your things.

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Matco Moving Solutions Celebrates 50 Years in Business
Credits Customer Trust and Superior Service for its Longevity

Matco Moving Solutions Celebrates 50 Years in Business Credits Customer Trust and Superior Service for its Longevity

Matco Moving Solutions is celebrating 50 years of business in Canada this year. Established in 1966, in Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, Matco was among the first transportation companies to serve the region.

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Manitoulin Transport Acquires Matco Transportation Systems of Edmonton Fifth Manitoulin Acquisition in Less Than a Year

Manitoulin Transport Acquires Matco Transportation Systems of Edmonton Fifth Manitoulin Acquisition in Less Than a Year

EDMONTON, Alberta – April 9, 2013 – Manitoulin Transport announced today that it has acquired Matco Transportation Systems of Edmonton, Alberta.

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