Professional Moving Advice

Get the most out of moving and enjoying your new home with these helpful articles from Cassidy’s.

We’ll be continuing to share tips we’ve learned in over 100 years of helping people make the move to a better home experience.

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Learn how the pros pack everything in your home in our Packing Tips section.

12 May

2022

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7 Easy Steps On How To Pack A Computer For Moving

Keep your valuable electronics safe on moving day. In 7 easy steps, you can learn to pack a computer for moving, whether it’s a desktop computer with a monitor and tower or a laptop – this guide is for you.

03 May

2022

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Where, When, and How Do I Start Packing?

Your moving day is coming up, which means it’s time to start packing. We’re sharing this guide on when, where, and how to start so that you’re 100% ready when the truck arrives.

10 Apr

2022

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist “Updated for 2022!”

This is it – your ultimate moving checklist that has everything on it. Best of all, our free download is completely editable so you can customize it for your needs.

08 Mar

2022

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What NOT to Pack When Moving

There are some surprising (and not so surprising) household items that you can’t bring with you in your moving van. Check this list before you start packing and make sure you deal with these items safely.

12 Feb

2022

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How to Pack Artwork for Moving

If your artwork is valuable, you may be terrified at the idea of moving it. This post will show you how to pack framed paintings, prints and sculptures so that they arrive at your new home in perfect condition and ready to display.

04 Feb

2022

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The Pros and Cons of Moving to Ottawa

If you’re wondering if Ottawa is the right city for you, check out our guide to who will love it here – and who won’t. We cover all the main hits and misses for our fair city from a resident’s perspective and we go way beyond the usual list of tourist attractions.

25 Jan

2022

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How to Pack to Move in a Hurry

Don’t panic! You CAN pack your home for a move in a hurry with these 11 pro-tested tips. Get everything where it needs to go in a week or a day.

13 Dec

2021

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How to Pack Your Clothes for Moving

If you want your clothes to arrive in the same condition as when you packed them, try these tips on how to pack your clothes for moving.

26 Nov

2021

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Guide To Packing & Moving Home & Kitchen Appliances

If you’ve invested in quality appliances, you’ll want to bring them with you to your new home safe and in one piece. Here’s everything you need to know so your appliances survive the move.

22 Nov

2021

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How To Pack A Refrigerator For Moving?

Moving a refrigerator safely can be tricky. If you aren’t hiring professional movers and your fridge is coming along to your new home, here is a step-by-step guide to help make it all go smoothly.

16 Nov

2021

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How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for your Family

Rural or suburbs, safety, culture and proximity to entertainment and grocery shopping. There are a few things to consider when deciding which neighbourhood to move to in Ottawa.

01 Nov

2021

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How To Decide on What To Keep and Throw Away Before Moving?

Before you start to pack, ask yourself these important questions to determine what should stay and what should go. Get rid of unwanted items and save money on your move!