Local Moving

Offering stress-free, reliable moving services in Ontario

Local moving is one of most sought-after services. We make an extra effort for all our customers knowing that word of mouth is an important element in developing and maintaining our reputation as quality movers. In fact, our local clients often become more than just customers, they become friends.

Our approach has helped build our success in the local moving market of Ontario. Thanks to our customers referrals, we have developed a strong customer base. We value the trust that our clients place in us. We consider it an honour to help you move to your new home.

If you are planning a local move, let Movers Ontario help ease the stress and get your valuables to their new location safe and sound. With over 30 years of moving experience, you know you are in good hands. Throughout that time we have built our reputation as reliable, quality movers.

For a free quote or more information about the services we offer, contact us today.

Your Moving Checklist

Because we know that moving is a busy time for you and your family, here is a checklist you can use to prepare for the big day.

60-30 Days Before Your Move

Call Movers Ontario to book the day and time that suits you.

Perparing For The Move

30-15 Days Before Your Move
  • Clear out your unwanted belongings by selling or giving them away.
  • Create a list of the items you need to move.
  • Contact Movers Ontario for an estimate.
  • Get moving insurance.
  • Buy your packing boxes.
  • Secure your dental and medical records.
  • Get a change of address moving kit from your local post office.
  • Send out the change of address cards.
  • If you have children, contact their school to have their transcripts sent to the new school.
  • Ensure your bills will be forwarded to your new address.
  • Plan your moving itinerary.
  • Make travel plans for any pets you have and contact the veterinarian to have their records sent over to the new vet.
  • Plan your meals so you can finish up the perishable food in your fridge.
  • If you are moving to be closer to a new job keep a record of your expenses, as well as any charity donation receipts for tax purposes.
  • Make arrangements to have your utilities disconnected and/or moved to your new home.
14 Days Before Your Move
  • Begin packing, one room at a time.
  • Have your car’s fluid, battery and tires checked and get a tune up if needed.
  • Return any borrowed items to your local library.
  • Make some farewell visits.
  • Check and see if any large appliances you are taking need any special preparations or packing before the move.
  • If you are planning on towing your car arrange for any equipment you will need such as a tow bar.
  • Visit your bank and have them transfer your accounts to your new bank. If you have a safety deposit box you will want to reclaim your possessions.
7 Days Before Your Move
  • Pack you remaining suitcases or boxes.
  • Make childcare arrangements for moving day if needed.
  • Organize any tranquilizers for your pets if needed.
  • Dispose of any flammable items or liquids: Do not take them with you.
  • Remove curtains, rods, shelves, antenna.
  • Set aside the items you will be taking in your car during the move.
1 Day Before Your Move
  • Pack up any toiletries, cosmetics and clothing that you will wear on the trip.
  • Empty out your fridge and freezer and set them to defrost.
  • Deodorize large appliances.
  • If needed, get ‘no parking’ signs to place in front of your home so the moving truck won’t create traffic problems.
Moving Day
  • Do a final check on your appliances to secure them for the move.
  • Provide detailed, written directions to your new home for your movers. Also, make sure they know where to contact you during the move.
  • Ensure you have the appropriate payment ready before your belongings are unpacked at your destination.
  • Confirm the arrival date and time with your movers.
  • Your vacuum should be packed last so it is in easy reach if you need to clean up at your new house.
  • Before leaving your old home, double check each room, including the closets and cabinets to make sure nothing gets left behind.
  • Lock all the doors and windows to your old home.

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