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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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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You don’t have to live in the city to know that London, Ontario is a college town. This means that, with the semester winding down, thousands of students will be shifting from parent’s homes, university dorms, and student housing to bigger or more preferable accommodations. If you’re one of them and you’re reading this, you…

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mone in winter

Moving in winter might raise a few eyebrows among your friends and family, but we understand the impulse. In fact, it’s a great idea! Timing your big move for the winter months can be very smart planning. It can lower your expenses, cut down on stress, and if you play your cards right, even reduce…

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tip your movers boxes

Are you making the move from a house to an apartment? Whether it’s your personal preference, a financial necessity, or because your home recently became a little emptier, moving to an apartment is more often a step down, size-wise. This can make the move very overwhelming, especially if you’ve spent years furnishing and collecting enough…

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True North isn’t your average moving company. We know London, and with Western University and Fanshawe College bringing in new students every year, we know first-hand how big moving season can be for the city. But not all students are alike, and moving doesn’t begin in late August and end in early May – students…

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