The COVID-19 epidemic has changed everything, including moving. While many areas of business are at a stand-still, movers are on the go. Ontario has officially ruled that movers, warehousing and moving supply companies are essential services. As such, we can still be there to help you relocate! Even though we’re still open for business, you…

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Moving is a good reminder of just how much stuff we own. Much of this stuff isn’t useful or wanted anymore, and is better known as junk. What do you do with junk before a move? Can you save it for the movers to take out for you?  It all depends on what kind of…

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Before signing any papers, it’s good to know what you’ll be paying. That’s why moving companies like True North Movers offer estimates of their services. Before you make a rough estimate in your head based on the prices you see on a company’s website, you can ask them for an official moving estimate based on…

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black friday moving blog - true north movers

One common moving superstition is avoiding doing the job on Friday. Like skipping the thirteenth floor or knocking on wood, it’s a tradition held by people for reasons they can’t quite explain. Where did this belief come from, and what does it mean? 

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busiest moving days of the year - true north movers

It’s always moving day for someone in Canada. Across the country, 4.4 million people move into a new home every year. This is roughly 1.45 million families and more than a tenth of all Canadians! While moving habits keep us busy all year, the average family would avoid the most active day if given the…

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winter move blog featured image - true north movers

When you’re moving, the winter months add an extra layer of pressure to an already stressful time. This layer comes in the form of snow and ice, and when combined with freezing temperatures and bitter winds, winter moves don’t just become more challenging – they can become dangerous. Along with gathering the packing supplies and…

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how long does it take to move - true north movers

How excited are you to be moving to a new home? While you’re still feeling that new house high, it’s time to start planning the move. Organizing, packing, and moving your things can’t all be completed in an afternoon. Here’s the timeline you can expect for all the work ahead of you!

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Moving furniture can be a heavy job, even if you are simply rearranging the furniture in a room. But with a few simple techniques and a high dose of precaution, you can move heavy tables, beds, shelving, and dressers without ruining your back or your furniture! It starts not by using your back, but by…

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A successful, breakage-free moving day starts with good packing. The best way to pack a box all depends on what’s going into the box. Follow these rules and you’ll be packing like a pro in no time!

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Are you moving into an apartment in the near future? If you’ve made the leap into a new life and signed your renter’s lease, there are a few things you should know in preparation. Whether you’re out on your own for the first time or downsizing to a smaller space, here’s how to prepare to…

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