13 Jul

2018

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The Pros and Cons of Seasonal Moves

Seasonal moves have their advantages and disadvantages, but if you have a choice in the matter, what would be your favorite time of the year to pack up all your belongings and start fresh someplace else? We’re an Ottawa-based moving company, and over the years of being in business, we can contest that the National Capital is a fairly transient

13 Jun

2018

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Home Improvement Ideas to Try Before You Move

If you have an upcoming move planned, there are some home improvement ideas you should consider before you sell your house. There are various reasons this can be beneficial. For one, the exterior of your home is the first thing potential buyers will see, and their first impression can go a long way. Less work for the next buyer is

31 May

2018

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Relocating for a Job: A Simple Guide

Being offered a new job or promotion is an exciting step in your professional life. It's a change that can require you to learn new skills, work with new people, and adapt to new surroundings. As exciting as that can be, starting a job can be stressful. Relocating for a job can be even more stressful. Not to worry, there are ways

30 Apr

2018

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Spring Moving: Top 5 Perks

It's that time of year again folks! Time to get your spring cleaning done, and perhaps just in time for your next big move? Spring moving definitely has its benefits, and we're here to tell you our top five. 1) Spring Moving means better weather Let's face it, the weather plays a big role in why it's easier to move in

10 Apr

2018

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Tips for Packing and Moving Fragile Items

So you're planning your next big move, making lists and buying supplies. Then you realize you'll be moving fragile items that need to get from point A to point B intact. The Ottawa Valley Movers team doesn't want you to experience more stress than necessary, which is why we have a list of useful tips you can reference to avoid the

19 Mar

2018

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Moving Advice for Students on a Budget

We all know that moving can be an expensive, time-consuming process. When you're a busy student trying to juggle assignments, a part-time job, friends, and family, moving can feel like a daunting task, and we've all been there. We have some moving advice to share to keep you sane during this hectic time! Be strategic about the location Where you

09 Feb

2018

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Tips for Settling into a New Neighbourhood

Moving to a new city? It doesn't have to be the end of your social life. Ottawa Valley Movers has some helpful suggestions to get you involved in your new neighbourhood, and to make friends in no time! Introduce Yourself If you believe it's important to get to know the people in your new neighbourhood, it's a good idea to let

29 Jan

2018

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5 Tips for a Better Moving Experience

If you’ve ever moved to a new home, or know someone who has, then you probably know what a stressful process it can be. This stress comes from a variety of factors; poor organization, inexperienced movers, bad weather, last-minute plan changes, the list goes on. If you plan on moving this winter season and want to learn some tips that

21 Jun

2017

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Ce qu’il faut savoir pour un déménagement réussi

Le déménagement est toujours une opération stressante, c’est l’affaire de toute la famille, il ne suffit pas seulement de faire ses cartons, il y a beaucoup de choses auxquelles il faut penser et à faire dans un temps limité: date du déménagement (éviter les fins de semaines), déménagement seul ou avec un professionnel, formalités administratives…et puis il y a automatiquement

18 Jun

2017

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Tips for Moving to a Smaller Home

Are you moving to a smaller home in the Ottawa area? If so you probably have surplus items you don’t want a moving company in Ottawa to take to your new place. However, scaling back on your possessions can be overwhelming! Whether you only need to purge a few items, or have a lifetime of things to sort through, here

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