Just moved into a new home? You’re probably excited to start showing it off to friends and family, but with all the stress of moving finally dying down, are you ready to take on the stress of planning a housewarming party? Probably not. The good news is, throwing a housewarming party doesn’t have to be stressful – by following a few simple tips, you can host a party like a pro (if there is such thing as a professional party-hoster).
As much as many of us don’t want to admit it, winter is on the way here in Canada. That means extremely cold days, piles of snow and icy sidewalks. All of these things can be a hazard if you’re trying to move. For that reason, many people try to move in the warmer months, but sometimes winter moving is unavoidable. That’s ok! Moving in the winter doesn’t have to be extra stressful if you follow a few simple guidelines.
When you’re moving there are often two “categories” of things you plan to move. Your belongings, and the living things in your household like children and pets. But there is one item that can often be forgotten because it can fit into both categories: your plants. Plants are your belongings, so it might be your first instinct to just pack them up, but they are also living things and require special care and attention to move.
Did you know that Two Small Men has more than 35 locations across the country? Our team members love the communities they live and work in, and they’re always excited to share their favourite things with people moving there. We were inspired by this, and decided to start a new series on our blog called the City Spotlight. Once a month we’ll be highlighting one of the cities our movers are located in. This week’s city spotlight: Calgary!
The number one question we get from people looking to move is “How much will it cost?” While we would love to be able to have an exact answer for everyone, the truth is there’s no one cost of moving. There are a variety of factors that can affect the final cost of your move that are important to know about if you want to accurately predict how much a moving company is going to cost.
We all know that one of the first things people look for before making any purchase or hiring any service is online reviews. There are all kinds of sites out there dedicated to posting online reviews, and Google posts reviews of businesses right on the search page. While pretty much everyone knows how to look for online reviews, many people don’t really know the best practices for writing one.
Moving is stressful. It doesn’t matter if everything goes perfectly, you’re still going to feel some stress about the whole process. There isn’t much you can do to stop from feeling stressed out about your move. Fortunately, there are a lot of things you can do to deal with that moving stress in order to avoid some of the negative affects.
It seems like the summer has flown by this year! It’s hard to believe it’s already the middle of September. In Canada, we all know that means it’s time to really get prepared for fall and winter (sorry we had to say the “W" word). It’s important to make sure your home is prepared for the cold months so it can be safe and efficient for your family.
We know what you’re thinking – what does a moving company know about damage to a home? It turns out, we’ve worked with a lot of customers who are temporarily moving out of their homes because of fire and water damage. We’re also proudly partnered with restoration companies to help them make moving damaged (or undamaged) furniture out of a home safely.
Computers, laptops, tablets, Smart TVs, wireless printers, wifi routers, Smart home systems – these are just a few of the electronic systems the typical modern family has in their home. When it comes time to move, all of these systems will have to go with you. Most of them require some special care and attention in order to get safely to your new home.