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What are Local Movers?

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You’re finally decided to move. Now, it’s time to figure what type of movers you need. Are you moving down the street? Maybe a few miles across town? It seems like you’re going to need a local mover! A local mover will move within a particular area, like a town or district, instead of a different state or country. Now that you figured out you need a local mover, here are the steps to take.

Get a free moving quote

When you first begin your research of local movers, you're going to find hundreds of companies. The first step is to get a moving quote to find the best company for your budget. To help narrow down your choices, TopMoving.Ca can provide you with a list of local movers all over Canada. All you have to do is fill out the free, simple, and secure quote form on our website and start comparing companies.

Read reviews

A company can talk all they want about how great they are, but customers will give their honest opinions. There are a variety of websites to check for reviews about the moving company.
  • has a moving reviews section
  • Review websites like Yelp or Google
  • The company’s website usually has a customer testimonial section
  • A company’s Facebook page usually has a review section

Do a background check

To make sure that the company is legitimate, you can search their name on reputable government websites such as:

Ask questions

Once you’ve narrowed down your choices, you should prepare some questions to ask. You want to find out as much as you can to ensure that you’re picking the right movers.

Some questions to ask include:
  • What is your estimate based on?
  • What kind of liability coverage does your company provide?
  • What supplies do you provide? What’s included?
  • Are there extras fees for additional services?
  • What is your cancellation policy?
  • How long will the move take?

Preparing for your move

Congratulations!  You finally decided on your local mover. It’s now time to prepare for your move. Here’s some tips when you’re finally ready to move.
  • Start handling utility services (i.e. phone, cable, electric, etc.)
  • Inform friends and employers
  • Prepare your kids for the move
  • Prepare to deal with moving stress
Moving doesn’t have to be a daunting task--the same goes for finding the right movers. is here to help make the moving process as smooth as possible. With this new wisdom, you're on your way to becoming a moving expert. 

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on May 9, 2016 - Moving Expert
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