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Make Your Next Move a Smooth One with Our Tips

At Gentlemen Movers Ltd, we know moving can be a real hassle for many people who feel lost when it comes to considering all the details. Whether you are relocating your company or changing homes, we are here to help! In Penticton, and anywhere in British Columbia, you can count on us to pack, transport and unpack your objects safely on short and long distances. We can also provide you with the necessary material if you choose to do the packing yourself. Whatever the solution you opt for, just communicate with us and ask for a free quote!

An efficient and stress free move depends on good preparation. You don’t know what to do, or when to do it? Stop worrying and follow the tips compiled here by our professional team of movers:

2 months prior to moving date

Make a list of what you need to do before actually moving out

Contact your moving company; confirm the date, time and details of the move

Decide what to keep and what to discard

Organise a garage sale, make donations or rent a storage unit

Get packing materials if you plan to do that part yourself

1 month prior to moving date

Start packing unfrequently used or out-of-season items

Label the boxes indicating content and destined room

Inform utility services (gas, electricity, etc.) of your leaving; prepare for set up at your new address

Notify insurance, bank, school, doctor, post office, etc.; go through all necessary procedures

Gather all your important documents at the same safe place; make sure they are available at all times

Make sure your car is in good state if you are moving far

2 weeks prior to moving date

Plan your food for the time remaining (what to bring to the new place and what to consume before)

Keep the utensils you need to cook and eat available

Plan the clothes you will need before moving out

Start packing everything else you have in your home

Pack your valuables (jewelry, personal documents, etc.) apart, so you can transport them yourself

Prepare the transport of plants and pets if necessary

1 week prior to moving date

Confirm the date and time scheduled with your movers

Clean your current place and, if possible, your future one

Prepare essentials for your first day(s) at your new place; transport them yourself

Moving day

Make sure your fridge is emptied and, if required, defrosted

Ensure all the utilities have been correctly disconnected

Review your list to see that every item is checked

Be there with your movers; show them the fragile or heavy items; answer their questions

Before the movers leave, do a last check of the place; verify nothing is left behind

Things we can’t move

Flammable liquids

Compressed gas (propane tanks)

Firearms

Paint

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