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Keeping your Pets safe in a hot summer move

Here are some ways you can help your dog or cat stay cool and comfortable:...(Read More here)

Moving Your Motorcycle

When you’re making your moving plans, it’s important to plan for motorcycle shipping in Canada...(Read More here)

Moving in the Heat

Well at least we don’t have to worry about snow storms at this time of year. —summer is finally upon us...(Read More here)

Moving in the Heat Tips

Stay hydrated! In the days leading up to moving day, and on moving day, drink plenty of water. Stay away from alcoholic and caffeinated beverages as they can be dehydrating...(Read More here)

Tips for putting items into Storage

Often when moving short term and long term storage may be necessary. Below are a few tips to help keep your belongings safe...(Read More here)

Moving in the summer. How to Stay Sane

1. Stay Hydrated
One of the most important summer moving tips to keep in mind is to drink water, and plenty of it. Moving...(Read More here)

How to stay in Shape while doing a Long Distance Move

Often when moving over long distances there is a lot of sitting involved so make some creative use of your chair time--and...(Read More here)

5 Benefits of Moving During the Spring

With winter nearly over, blooming flowers, and much more appealing, warmer temperatures of spring are right around the corner...(Read More here)

Spring is Coming. Time to start planning your move!!!

Planning your move in the spring season. Moving during the spring season has many benefits a lot of people overlook because of how common it is to move during the summer...(Read More here)

Health tips for moving in the spring

Health tips for moving in the spring. Put heavy items, like books, in small boxes; light items, like linens and pillows, in bigger ones ...(Read More here)

New Years Moving Resolutions

If you're planning to move, you're already making a fresh start, so why not keep up the momentum with a few more personal goals for 2017? ...(Read More here)

Packing Your Valuables

Use the right size boxes. Put heavy items, like books, in small boxes; light items, like linens and pillows, in bigger ones...(Read More here)

Book that winter tune-up

Icy, slushy driving conditions put tires and brake systems to the test. Frigid temperatures challenge your car’s engine and batteries...(Read More here)

>How Moving Can affect a Child’s Sleep

For most of us, moving does NOT top our list of things we enjoy. Moving creates a multitude of things to worry about, after all...(Read More here)

Tips for Moving in the Winter

Moving into a new home during the winter presents many different challenges, especially if you’re in a snowy area...(Read More here)

Moving Pets to Another Climate

Moving is stressful enough on people and even more stressful on pets....(Read More here)

Moving Your Valuables and Electronics

There’s a right way and a wrong way of doing everything, and, when it comes to packing your belongings for a move......(Read More here)

Moving During the Holiday Season

In some places we havn’t seen the first snowfall yet but the holidays will soon be upon us. The holidays, while joyous, is known for being a busy and hectic time of year......(Read More here)

Why Wear a Poppy!!

The poppy is the enduring symbol of remembrance of the First World War. It is strongly linked with Armistice Day (11 November), but the poppy's origin as a popular symbol of remembrance lies in the landscapes of the First World War...(Read More here)

Easy Apple Cider

Ingredients 1 (64 fluid ounce) bottle apple cider 3 cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon whole allspice 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1/3 cup brown sugar Add all ingredients to list...(Read More here)

Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home

Ingredients: 1 cup milk, divided 1 tablespoon white sugar, or more to taste 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree...(Read More here)

Hot Beverages for the road

Pumpkin Spice Latte at Home Makes 2 drinks What You Need Ingredients...(Read More here)

Fall is a great time to Move!!!

How to Tackle the Moving Blues: Even under the most exciting circumstances, relocating often brings on feelings of depression...(Read More here)

How not to ruin Your Thanksgiving or Holiday Celebration While Moving

What is one of the most common — yet unexpected — questions to ask a moving company? Believe it or not...(Read More here)

Questions to Ask Moving Companies about Your Moving Quote/Estimate

1. How Do You Bill? By Flat Rate, By Weight, or Something Else? A moving company may charge differently depending...(Read More here)

Moving in the Fall

Are you moving this fall? Each year the season creeps up on us. We are seeing all the back to school promotions, Halloween, Thanksgiving and...(Read More here)


De Stressing while getting ready for your Move

Moving can be a stressful time for anyone. Here are some tried and true tips to get stress relief: ...(Read More here)


Moving in the Fall

The fall is one of the best times to make your move. Aside from avoiding the sweltering heat while lifting heavy boxes and organizing your belongings, the summer season is also the busiest time to move – making it more expensive...(Read More here)


Moving your Child to a New School:

September is the beginning of a new school year. When your parents make you move but you're like WHYYYYYY!? Making friends at a new school is rough...(Read More here)


Summer is well underway and we hope you are enjoying the nice weather and...(Read More here)

Finding a New School when Moving to a New location:

Its now that time of year when fall is quickly approaching and you will want to make sure...(Read More here)

Picnic Ideas When on the Move:

Even though hot weather is not the greatest time to...(Read More here)

Ways to Get Kids Excited for the Move

Make a family wish list. ....(Read More here)

Moving-Day Survival Kit

Pack these items in your car:....(Read More here)

How to Keep Your Home Cool in the Summer

Without turning on the Air Conditioner:....(Read More here)

Top 10 tips for keeping cool this summer

Things can get sweaty in summer. Here are some tips to make your house feel like a home and not an oven on hot days, without...(Read More here)

50 Interesting Home Shortcuts

These low-budget tips and tricks can help you organize and de-clutter space, prolong and preserve your products, or teach you something that you simply did not know before....(Read More here)

Simple Summer drinks to help you beat the heat during your summer move!

Coconut water is also a highly delectable energy drink with endows you with...(Read More here)

Moving Checklist

You may not be able to move mountains, but you can plan an organized move with a little...(Read More here)

Moving in Hot Weather:

Now that the warmer weather is upon us it’s a good idea to keep in mind the following things...(Read More here)

How Much Does A Move Cost?

A professional estimate is the best way to find out … but where do those prices come from? Make sure you do your research!...(Read More here)

Protecting Goods In Transit

Do I need insurance? How does it work? What’s covered?...(Read More here)

Moving with Pets:

Before moving your pet, take note of these reminders:...(Read More here)

Getting your yard Cleanes up before your mover:

A clean well groomed yard can help sell your home. Here are a few tips on what you can do before your move...(Read More here)

Some Strange but Useful Moving Tips:

It’s true that you might receive a wide range of moving tips from your friends and neighbours...(Read More here)

Planning on moving your perennials as part of your move?

Moving or dividing perennials in the spring. Spring is an ideal time to move or divide the vast majority of perennials... (Read More here)

Daylight saving time in Canada

EDaylight saving time (DST) is now observed in all Canadian provinces,[1] with the exception of most of Saskatchewan, which observes...(Read More here)

Moving Day Energy

Try one of these recipes on moving day to make a great start to your day. What you’ll need:...(Read More here)

Moving Day Meals:

Easy Chili you can make It is so easy......(Read More here)

Moving Mistakes to Avoid

To help your move go a little bit more smoothly and make it as stress free as possible......(Read More here)

Five tips on what to look for in a neighborhood


You’ve selected the city you’re moving to, but which neighborhood is right for you?...(Read More here)

Tips for Relocation


If you are in the planning stages of relocating, one very important tool for you to use....(Read More here)

Love your Move


No matter where you’re moving in Canada or the United States, the fact is family moving can be a real pain...(Read More here)

Tips for Moving in the Winter

The winter can be a great time to move. Many Canadians move between May and September, and...(Read More here)



Groundhog Day in Canada:

Many Canadians take the time to observe Groundhog Day on February 2 each year...(Read More here)



Start Planning Your Move Now:

Planning your move now has many benefits as a lot of people overlook that moving companies get very busy in the spring and schedules fill up quickly...(Read More here)



Greetings from our Team

Wow! It’s already two weeks into the New Year. It’s a time when many of us reassess our busy lives...(Read More here)


Organizing Your Move

Clear out any unwanted things. Holding a garage sale can help you get rid of a lot of unnecessary items!...(Read More here)


Energy Boosting Tip

As mentioned in our last newsletter moving can be draining on our systems and at times we need to give our systems a little energy boost...(Read More here)


Happy New Year Greetings from our Team

We would like to wish you and your families a Happy New Year...(Read More here)

New Years Moving Resolutions

We have put together some ideas to ease up your worries and let our company take care of your worries...(Read More here)

Energy Boosting tip #1 to help your move go smoother.

With the holidays right around the corner, we are approaching what is always an exciting time of the year...(Read More here)

Happy Holidays!!!

With the holidays right around the corner, we are approaching what is always an exciting time of the year...(Read More here)


Movers Munchies:

A great snack to take on the road!!! Super easy to make too! Nuts and bolts...(Read More here)


Tips to make your move as stress free as possible when moving in winter weather.

BC-Alberta Movers understand that moving can be a stressful experience at the best of times but throw in the mix of our Canadian winters and..(Read More here)


Meet New Salesman Murle

Murl Joined our Sales team just recently and ..(Read More here)


What a great fall we have experienced with this mild weather !

and I bet its not just pumpkins you are thinking of moving ..(Read More here)



Team Work!!

BC – Alberta Movers has a huge commitment in making every staff member of our company ...(Read More here)



Moving Dos and Do Not’s

Moving is a huge undertaking that can either be super exciting and enjoyable or incredibly stressful. If you search online ...

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3 Good Reasons to Move in Autumn

The thought of moving this year may have entered your mind, as it does thousands of other people every year...

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Why to consider hiring Professional Movers!

There are different reasons one needs to move to another home or city.  Moving to the new place is a complex and time taking task....

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Huge discounts when moving from British Columbia to Alberta.  Deal is on right now.  Call today.

Right now we are offering spectacular deals if you are moving from BC to Alberta.

Unfortunately with the decrease in Jobs in Alberta we are moving a lot of people out west (people going home or retiring)....

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Change in one’s life is important ! Why ? Read on!

Change Will Help you Focus Change enables you to become the person you want to be. Being able to change your approach shows a commitment to progression and a confidence in your own ability. ...

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Would you be prepared in an Emergency?

I know we touched on this subject in the recent past when the wild fires were spreading across the country, however, the more I read about the storms in Alberta...

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Moving Out of Your Parents’ House – Get it Right the First Time

Groceries, utility costs, insurance and rent are just a few of the things she will need to add to her budget when she moves out on her own...

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Moving Apps for a more organized move!

Moving to a new city or new house can be stressful, but with the era of the cell phone these apps can take some weight off your shoulders. ...

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Searching for a Job in a new city before you move there!

Read Carla’s story about how she accomplished this. Last summer, I did something that seemed highly unlikely: I got a job in a city I wanted to live in before I moved there. ...

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9 Tips for A Stress-Free Move

Even though taking possession of a new home is fun people often dread the moving process itself. Moving can be a stressful experience. See nine ways careful planning can give you a stress-free move:...

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How to help children adjust when moving!

As a parent, you want what is best for your child. It’s no different when making the decision to move...

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Meeting the neighbors!

Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones that once the neighbors saw the moving truck, they were at your doorstep—casserole dish in hand. More than likely,...

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Moving With a Senior...

Let’s face it: moving is stressful. For most people, it’s about the most stressful home-related chore out there. But what if you need to move your senior parents? Your stress level probably just multiplied.

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Packing hazardous goods for a Move?

Don’t Put These Items on the Truck
Packing for a Move? Before you pack everything and open the door to your mover, keep in mind that some items may be hazardous (or even illegal) to put on the truck. When packing for a move, generally, don’t pack anything that’s flammable, combustible or explosive.

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Spring Cleaning? Let us Help...

When you think of spring cleaning, do you think of getting down on your hands and knees and scrubbing your home top to bottom? That’s one way to approach spring cleaning, but how long does that BIG CLEAN usually last? A week or two? To make the most of your cleaning frenzy and make it last all season, you need to change your mindset.

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Should you move during the week or in the weekend?

Which is better, least expensive, more convenient and easier? Both moving during the week and in the weekend have their pros and cons. Is It Cheaper to Move During the Week?

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Moving expenses may be tax deducible for you...

We’re not going to sugar coat it: moving can be a pain. While it’s our business to make the experience as effortless as possible, there are a lot of issues to contend with.

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How to prepare a Moving Essentials Kit

Will you have the time or energy to immediately unpack the first night in your new home? Maybe, but why feel overwhelmed and rushed. We recommend creating an essentials kit that you keep with you,

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Asking Friends to help move...

Here’s a scenario you’ve probably experienced once or twice:

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25 fast, cheap and easy decorating ideas

Give your home decor a spruce up with these easy and budget-friendly decorating tips. Revamping your home decor needn’t always be a major project and you don’t always have to spend a king’s ransom to do it. Here are 25 ways to give your rooms a fresh look in record time, without breaking a sweat – or your budget.

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Free admision attractions in your city

Some of the listed attraction also have paid attractions as well. We hope you enjoy!

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How to co-buy a home withnyour friend in Canada's expensive market...

With some preparation, winter might be the easiest and cheapest time to move. Plus, who wants to wait until the busy spring and summer months to relocate? Here are the top 10 reasons to consider moving in the winter: ...

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9 Reasons relocating in the winter is the Rigth Move

With some preparation, winter might be the easiest and cheapest time to move. Plus, who wants to wait until the busy spring and summer months to relocate? Here are the top 10 reasons to consider moving in the winter: ...

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Have you just moved to a New City

Have you just moved to a New City…spending all your time unpacking, you want to get out and about in the city, but have not time to search the internet for things to do…Maybe we can help ? We have compiled a few different things coming up this weekend & next week in the main cities of Vancouver, Calgary & Edmonton...

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Winter Moving

Living in Canada and the northern United States, most people do not want to move during the winter months. Although you are hiring movers, you still have to be out in that cold weather or driving long distances on snowy mountain roads...

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Christmas is a time for giving

Being thankful for what we have * Remembering those less fortunate than ourselves...

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Canada’s Leading Moving Blog

BC Alberta Movers is proud to offer clients in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and throughout the rest of Canada and the United States unparalleled moving services. Read our blog entries below to learn more about how together, you and BC Alberta Movers can plan the perfect local or long distance move!


Make It a Smooth Move

Get four tips on how to make your next move in Canada or across North America as smooth as possible! BC Alberta Movers has years of experience to help keep your move on track…

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How to Prepare Your Piano for Moving

Keep your piano safe and secure during your next move! Follow these steps to make sure your piano moving goes smoothly every mile of the move…

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How to Make Friends out of New Neighbours

Learn how to make the most out of your next move! New neighbours can help you learn about your neighbourhood and its people, places and sights. Get some tips on meeting your neighbors…

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How to Deep Clean Your Major Appliances During this Spring Clean

Spring Is Back!

Spring is generally dreaded as the time of the big spring clean of your home. Although spring cleaning can take time and effort, there’s no reason to dread it. If you take it one step at a time and create a checklist, you’ll feel less overwhelmed…

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Fun Ways to Get Kids Involved in the Moving Process

Moving to a new place can be a stressful process for you. For your kids, it might be the first big change they experience. Make moving a fun experience by fully involving your kids in the process. Involvement prepares your kids for change and helps them feel like…

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Tips on Finding a Job in Your New City

Trying to find a job in a new city can feel as overwhelming as a trip to the grocery store before a big winter storm. Everyone’s after the same basic products - bottled water, flashlights, food. Sometimes the store runs out of these products during a rush, and you might have to settle for matches instead of a flashlight, or filling empty jugs with water instead of buying new bottles. Similarly, in the job market there is a great demand for the best jobs, and the competition can be fierce…

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3 Great Places to Raise a Family in Canada

When you move your family to a new place, finding a kid-friendly community should be your first priority. Everyone wants to raise their children in a safe, academically-friendly community, but not everyone knows where to find them. If you want to move your family to a great community, then you should consider moving to any of the 3 cities on this list…

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Do It Yourself or Hire a Moving Company?

You have a lot of stuff. Of course, you don’t realize just how much stuff you have until you start packing it up to move. And you still have to pick up the truck, load it, unload it, and return it. Will you regret packing and moving yourself? Should you have hired the moving company? About 28% of Canadian homeowners move every five years. That’s a lot of stress, time off work, and aching backs. Here’s how a moving company can make your move smoother…

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8 Moving Tips for a Zen Mind: How to Lower the Stress of Your Move

If the essence of a Zen mind is acceptance of what is, then the prospect of moving your entire household surely tests that acceptance to its limits. There’s a good reason why moving is the third most-stressful life event after the death of a loved one or divorce. So, how can you make moving less stressful and stay focused on the now? Here are eight moving tips to lower your stress and make your move more successful…

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Moving with Your Pets: 4 Hints for Pet Owners

Move Your Household & Keep Animal Friends Happy: 4 Hints for Pet Owners Congratulations on getting your household items organized and ready for your upcoming move! But how do you keep your new puppy or feline friend happy during all the changes ahead? We all know that moving can be a challenge on its own, but when you add animals to the mix, it can be hard on you and them. Here are four hints to help Fluffy the cat and Crackers the parrot adjust before – and especially after – you complete your move…

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Make Packing Easy

Packing before your residential or commercial move can be overwhelming. Luckily, the team from BC Alberta Movers has compiled 10 great tips to help make your packing process easy and effective…

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Packing Less

The team from BC Alberta Movers has a few helpful hints to make moving easier! Packing less can save you time, money and confusion! Help choose what to take and what to leave…

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