A successful move is more often a product of good planning rather than good luck. To help alleviate some of your moving stress, we have provided some informative articles and a moving checklist, that can help you avoid needless headaches.

Greg and Sons Moving Tips

  • Check the reputation of your moving company. Ensure that they are a member of the Canadian Association of Movers (CAM). This is important as you are entrusting your valued and often irreplaceable possessions to them.
  • Notify utilities when to discontinue service.
  • Make arrangements in advance for all services at your new home.
  • Make moving arrangements as far ahead as possible.
  • To eliminate costly waiting time, schedule mover’s arrival at new address to coincide with the arrival time of your key.
  • Carry currency, jewellery and valuable papers with you. Movers will not accept responsibility for articles of extraordinary value.
  • Notify post office of change in address.
  • Be sure to notify Bureau of vehicle registration of change of address.
  • Notify school authorities so they may forward you children’s records to their new school.
  • Make sure to have all items being cleaned, repaired, and or stored returned to you before you move.
  • Arrange to transfer your bank account to your new location.
  • Take a telephone book with you, it will come in handy for checking addresses, etc.
  • Throw away inflammables – such as lighter fluids, gasoline, matches.
  • Ensure that all packing boxes are taped closed, top & bottom.
  • Any items, such as luggage, that are not included in your goods to be moved should be kept separate.
  • When marking cartons we suggest you mark contents both on top and on the side for easy identification.
  • If storing your goods, inspect the warehouse facilities of your moving company.
  • Go through the house with truck foreman when he comes to your home, giving any special Instructions you may have.
  • Advise truck driver where you may be contacted at new destination.
  • Any fixtures fastened to the wall, drapery, track, etc. should be taken down for the movers if they are to be moved.
  • On moving day, check attic, basement and garage to make sure all wanted items are taken on truck.
  • All furniture should be empty prior to moving. Remove contents from dressers, file cabinets, desks and night tables.
  • Disconnect & pack electronics, including stereo components, computers, DVD players & lamps.
  • Call your Movers in Toronto Greg and Son’s Moving and Storage.


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