The moving business in Vancouver is beset with all manner of disingenuousness. Little however comes close to the merde de taureau perpetrated by companies promoting plastic moving boxes. Billed as an environmentally user-friendly alternative to cardboard boxes, these round trip … Continue Reading
We were driving from a largely disorganized job when the usually reticent “H” (or haitch, if you prefer) spied a green dumpster in the alley and murmured ” A customers’ best friend”. Hah! – good one methinks.
It’s true, a … Continue Reading
How much does a plastic moving box full of books weigh?
Answer: Over 90 pounds!
Answer: 36 pounds
At 2.5 times heavier than a proper book box, plastic moving crates … Continue Reading
Many people aspire to be self-employed. Flexible hours, independence in decision-making and a belief you are building your own future fuel the desire to go out on your own. Not everyone however has a skill or a unique idea to … Continue Reading
Common sense is not so common.
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 … Continue Reading
“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 … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
I saw this paid link recently on Google AdWords. What caught my eye wasn’t the Better Business Bureau (B.B.B.) paying … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading