Whether there's a family, professional or personal reason for a move, it can be challenging. That's why it's a good idea to take the necessary steps to ease stress and protect your property during the moving process.
In a good move, all of the bases are covered. From the minute your belongings leave your home until they arrive at their destination, all of the necessary moving expertise, along with insurance and worker protection, is in place. You'll have peace of mind and know that you got value for money and quality customer service. No surprises, no extra fees, no losses and no missed deadlines.
Here are a several resources provided by a variety of federal and provincial government authorities with information on hiring a mover and getting estimates.
Hiring a Mover - How to protect your rights when hiring a mover.
What to ask when hiring a mover - Know your rights. Ask the right questions. (a short video)
What You Need to Know About Getting an Estimate - Know .the basics of getting an estimate for your move.
Consumer complaints and enforcement - File a complaint against a business or search the Consumer Beware list.
Deducting Moving Expenses at Tax Time: Canada Revenue print and fillable forms
Consumer Checklist for Moving - Not as extensive as CAM’s checklist, but this moving checklist can help you at every stage of your move.
Moving Advice - An updated and extensive website on the entire moving process.