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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, British Columbia and Alberta, 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

It’s Your Move

Contact Us

Gentlemen Movers Ltd

2074 Sandstone Drive

Penticton, BC V2A 8Y7


Loval Moves: 250-490-9699

Long Distance Moves: 250-809-9699

Cell: 250-809-9699



Monday - Sunday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Service Area

British Columbia and Alberta


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