Found yourself planning your next (or first) move? Like most of our customers, we assume that you'll have questions for every step of your moving process. While moving can be stressful, we're firm believers that most of that stress can be mitigated through preparedness—and for the remaining stress, Two Small Men with Big Hearts will be ready to help! After 40 years in business, we've learned a thing or two about moving, and for today's post we want to share five of our most frequently asked moving questions—and their answers—with you. Keep reading for answers to some of those burning questions that have been living in the back of your mind!
If you're moving in the next 3-4 weeks, here's what you probably already know: your new address, your moving day or range of dates, and whether or not you'll be moving yourself or hiring a professional moving company. Depending on how much time you've had to prepare, you may not know too much else just yet—and that's okay!
Whether you've been working remotely full-time since March 2020, or you're splitting your working hours between home and the office, working from home is now a permanent part of the weekly schedule for many of us. For people who thought their remote work would be temporary and are now accepting that it won't be, we're here for you! It's never too late to make improvements to your space and to optimize your home office experience.
Topics: Home office
These days, we're all doing our part to contribute to a greener, more eco-friendly world. While no one individual can save the world, we can all make an impact by making relatively small changes to our daily habits—and how we move is no exception!
Moving halfway across the country is no small feat. Compared to more local moves, which are already stressful, long distance moving comes with its own special set of additional tasks to complete for a smooth, hassle-free move. If you're heading west from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Vancouver, British Columbia, keep reading for advice from your favourite big hearted movers—we've made the trip more than a few times!
There is a lot of advice out there when it comes to moving—and we mean a lot. Trust us; we've written tons of it! Whether you're downsizing, preparing for a long distance move, or looking for more specific tips like moving with pets, moving with kids, or moving in bad weather, you can find online content for just about any moving question you could have.
Topics: Moving Tips
When you're renting a unit—whether it's a house, apartment, room, or portion of a dwelling—there's a lot to know. Even experienced renters can find themselves forgetting key things when looking for a unit, especially if they've been settled into a previous rental for a long time. So whether you're a first time renter, a seasoned pro, or somewhere in between, check out our top 5 rental tips that every renter should know!
Topics: Moving Tips
When we think of moving companies, we're all likely to picture the following: movers streaming in and out of our old house to the truck, then from the truck to the new house, with armloads of boxes and furniture until the job is done. We may even picture a living room full of packed boxes and unorganized furniture, and rolling up our sleeves to get to work on the final step of the move.
Spring is finally on the horizon here in Canada, and that means moving season is also swiftly approaching! If you have an upcoming move to start planning for, knowing what your packing supply needs are is a great place to start. In today's blog post, we'll tell you all about the main box options you should have on hand when packing up your household.
Today, in honour of International Women's Day, we're using this space to celebrate the talented, intelligent, kind, wonderful women who make up the team at Two Small Men with Big Hearts. Please keep reading to learn more about some of the amazing women that we're lucky enough to work with every day!