Stop It!

Common sense is not so common.
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What do magazines, rocks and paint cans have in common? They’re often used by Vancouver movers to prop doors open. Now I know what you think -”What does a door stop have to …


Movers in Vancouver: When Deception is King

                 “If you want to swim with the fishes, you must get used to the water”

– Chinese Proverb

What is the most vague word in a Vancouver movers’ advertisement? “Professional.” And if you were to scratch at this thin …


Renting a Truck? Read this First.

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It’s moving time and you decide to do it yourself: rent a truck, get some friends, done in a few hours, piece of cake right? Moving at the entry-level is straight forward: pack boxes and load furniture. And this is …


My Mover is ‘Bonded’; What Does This Mean?

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Get your milk, I’m serving up dry toast.

Movers in Vancouver often advertise themselves as “Licensed – Bonded – Insured.”  You may be surprised to learn that “Bonded” doesn’t mean what you think.

Broadly speaking a bond is a form …


Citymove.ca – Mover of The Year – Picture That!

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BBB Trusted Moving Pros – Search The Better Business Bureau
To Find Honest Ratings and Reviews
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I saw this paid link recently on Google AdWords. What caught my eye wasn’t the Better Business Bureau (B.B.B.) paying …


7 Things I Know About Back Pain

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I am not a doctor nor do I play one on TV, this is not medical advice.

Residential furniture moving is a nasty sort of business, especially on the back. Extreme weight and uneven loads (think sofa bed coming down …


Something Stinks at Storage in Vancouver

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Strong Language Warning: If strong language offends, tune out now!

What would you do if your 12 pack of beer had only ten bottles? If you are like most people you would bring it to management and expect a …


Why Movers in Vancouver Need Proper Training

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This past year the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) shone a bright light on the moving industry. In a series of missives they exposed the feckless TSM, rogue movers across the country, and in a novel twist, gave the …


Plastic Moving Boxes In Vancouver? Just Say No!

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What is the difference between plastic moving boxes and two minute noodles? Everyone knows two minute noodles are rubbish.

Recently there has been an onset of companies promoting the use of plastic moving boxes as environmentally friendly and convenient, but …


What You Need To Know About Insurance: terminus a quo.

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To paraphrase Churchill, “Insurance companies never draw a line without blurring it.”

Whether you are moving down the street or across the country, insurance is a subject worthy of illumination. But where do you start? Let me illustrate an …