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.

Looking for Packing Tips?

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

18 Sep

2014

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How to Have a Profitable Garage Sale

A garage sale is a great way to get rid of old things before you move, and earn a little bit of extra money at the same time. Not all garage sales are a success, however. Here’s how to make sure yours is a winner.

04 Sep

2014

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INFOGRAPHIC: Protect Yourself From Rogue Movers

Rogue movers will quote you a super low price over the phone, only to start loading on the surprise extra fees on moving day. Learn how to recognize and steer clear of this menace with the tips in our infographic.

21 Aug

2014

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How to Make Your New Neighbourhood Feel Like Home

Once you unpack, you may still feel like a stranger in your new neighbourhood. Learning the special benefits of your new area is easy once you start exploring the right way.

07 Aug

2014

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4 Essential Tips for Settling in to Your New Home

Some people are so focused on getting packed that they forget to organize what happens in their new home. These tips will help you get things back to normal as quickly as possible.

24 Jul

2014

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How to Prevent the Most Common Breakages During Your Move

Learn what the most commonly damaged items during moving are, and how to give them the right protection so that they arrive safely at your new home.

09 Jul

2014

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How to Pack Your Dishes and Glasses

You want to open your kitchen boxes in your new home and see that everything’s arrived safely. Learn how the professionals pack your fragile tableware.

28 Apr

2014

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Are Your Appliances Worth Moving?

Moving your appliances is hard work and adds time and expense to your move. Here’s how to decide if it’s worth it.

21 Apr

2014

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Speed Cleaning: 10 Tips That Will Make Cleaning Go Faster

You CAN have it all – a clean house AND time to spend on the important things. It’s all about organizing how you clean.

26 Mar

2014

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6 Tips for Making Clutter Clearouts Part of Your Life

If you’re drowning in your own possessions, help is here! Learn how to tell if you have too many things, and if you do, how to start down the road to recovery.

24 Feb

2014

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How to Pack and Move Your Refrigerator

A little TLC can prevent a lot of headaches. If you’re taking your fridge to your new home, here’s how to prepare and protect it during the move.

15 Jan

2014

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Streamline Your Packing Using Clothing You Own

If you’re on an incredibly tight budget and have some fragile items pack, try this favourite trick of starving students. Use your clothing to not only protect items, but reduce the number of boxes you need.

08 Jun

2012

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Ottawa Moving Boxes Are Easier to Get Than You Think!

No need to ask around for free boxes at grocery and liquor stores any more! All the boxes and packing supplies you need are available from Cassidy’s.