The dimensions of an upright piano are measured. Before you do anything else, take measurements of the piano. You must be very certain of the exact dimensions of your upright piano. This will assist you in meticulously planning the entire procedure of transferring it. An upright piano has a height of 110 to 135 cm, a width of around 150 cm, and a depth of around 60 cm. Keep in mind that these measurements fluctuate, and yours will most likely be somewhat different. The typica
If the notion of driving a moving truck makes you nervous, moving containers can be a good alternative. Moving containers are a good compromise between doing everything yourself and hiring a moving company to do everything for you in terms of both costs and labour. Moving containers are essentially a moving truck without the vehicle. Read on to see if moving containers are a suitable match for your move if you don't want to spend a lot of money on a full-service move or if yo
As you prepare to choose a moving truck for your belongings, start by asking yourself the following questions. What is the size of your existing residence? What is the size of your new residence? How many goods will you be transporting? How much space do your belongings occupy in terms of volume? What's the distance between you and your destination? The majority of moving firms rate their trucks according to cubic feet and/or the number of rooms in your new house. While this
Non associated movers, rogue movers, fly-by-night movers, are shady businesses who pretend to have moving services but are only interested in preying on individuals and families. Someone impersonating a moving business agent also requests payment in advance, and keeps their belongings hostage by saying extra payments are owed. Rogue movers have been known to pull out with everything in their trucks in the worst-case scenario. Here are few easy ways to stay away from moving sc
So, it's moving time. Maybe you your closing dates aren't matching up. Maybe you've got some extra stuff you need to put aside. Maybe you just need that extra room to put stuff. Whatever the case, we have a guide to help you figure out how much storage space you'll need when moving your stuff. Step One: Make a list of everything you'll be storing, including chairs, appliances, and other oddly designed things that won't fit into bins. Step two: Calculate how many boxes you'll
Within packing and moving there are a wide variety of materials that amateurs and seasoned professionals use. These can vary slightly in quality and price, but each has their own special purpose during the job. Below we will list all the materials and their respective use. Bubble wrap works well as an effective insulator. Bubble wrap excels at its primary purpose: keeping products clean and stable during transportation. Bubble wrap can be reused. Bubble wrap is a very thin ma
Although certain families and individuals are unable to choose whether to migrate, others are in control of their own fate. This situation raises the question of whether it is better to travel during the summer and spring months or wait until the winter. If you're one of the lucky ones who can schedule a move well in advance and decide whether or not to move during peak season, fall and winter, here are some advantages of moving during each part of the year. Benefits of movin
Do your research. Pay attention to how previous customers describe the movers' attitude in the process and how they treated specific issues while reading feedback. If there are just a few negative reviews, read through them and see if the consumer was being too critical or pointing the finger in the wrong direction. Consider avoiding a business with a large number of negative reviews. It's a perfect way to get an honest opinion on a moving company if you can ask a client, fam
We'd like to address the do's and don'ts of moving. Wether this be safety on the job, dealing with the items or travelling to and from, here are some tips and tricks to keep you and your colleagues safe and healthy. The DO's Wear safety shoes. Steel toe, non slip, with proper lacing is key to protect your feet and your body from impact. Masks or glasses while handling dusty furniture. Dust and particulates can be harmful for your lungs and eyes and may have irregularities ins
So you may (or may not) be wondering why movers are so keen on using moving blankets. Moving blankets are just as important as the movers and the truck itself. Without using proper moving blankets, furniture, delicate items, fragile pieces and more can be damaged and even destroyed in the process of moving. Here are 3 GREAT reasons you should be using moving blankets EVERY time you move. It keeps your furniture's legs from splitting. Legs on furniture are notoriously brittle.
Want to know the perfect box sizes? Want to which to choose? Want to know the purpose of each box? Here's our guide for everything BOXES. Sizes of standard boxes Moving boxes are available in a variety of sizes, ranging from small to extra-large. Small (approximately 16 inches) "12" x 12" x 12" These are great for storing books, CDs, and DVDs, as well as kitchen items. Medium — approximately 18" x 16" x 18" "They're ideal for towels and other decorative pieces. Large — Approx
Thinking of moving? Looking at packing? Realize how much stuff you have? One of the most common difficulties when packing and organizing its the amount of clutter that is obtained and realized once the time to move arises. Wether they're collectables, deals you found on the cheap, or a third or fourth item incase the first goes missing or breaks, sometimes too much literally becomes too much. We encourage our customers to purge. Not only can you save time during packing and m
A very quick reminder to all of our customers and fellow moving colleagues to check their moving vehicles before starting each and every day. Wether is be dealing with engine troubles, faulty lights or sensors or leaking fluid, it's always safe to check before it's too late. Below is a quick list to help you before venturing to your move Check all lights and amber lighting Check your tires for correct sturdiness Note any irregular fumes from the engine or exhaust Check that f
Good day to all our wonderful customers, At Friendly City Movers, we wanted to give you an update on the scenario surrounding moving. As we all know the government has initiated a province wide lockdown, effecting all business surrounding us. Fortunately, we are considered essential and have been granted the opportunity to continue moving our customers. We MUST take extra precaution during these times and we ask our customers ensure they take the same safety measures as Ontar
To our dear customers, As the weather gets warmer, the real estate market gets hotter (somehow) and the people want a change of scenery, it starts to get busy. With everything thats happening, covid or not, we understand things get crazy. Wether it's packing, lawyers, deciding what to keep or stressing over the day, we want to make it easier for you. Below we will have some tips to help you along the way to a perfect, glorious move day. Packing tips 101. - Start packing as so
I hope this post finds each and every one of our customers, past and present, in good health during these troubled times.
As you all may know, there will be many changes affecting small and large business all across Canada as a whole. Things like shutdowns, changed hours and rescheduling will all play their part during the pandemic.
At Friendly City Movers, we will be remaining open for business, moving our customers until there is a legal mandatory shutdown enforced. We