Basic Principles of Moving

Whether you're going across town or across the country, moving can be is one of life’s most stressful experiences.


This stress can be reduced through careful planning.

Always remember the four basic principles of moving:

  • Find a reputable mover through the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the provincial government’s consumer protection agency and/or CAM.
  • Ask at least three movers for estimates.
  • Get the terms and conditions of your move in writing.
  • Make sure you have adequate insurance protection for your goods.

What to ask when hiring a mover (Consumer Protection Ontario video)