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Ottawa Moving Company

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Bi-Weekly Trips to Toronto & the GTA

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and to or from Greater Ottawa within Ontario

Best Ottawa Moving Trucks
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Protecting Furniture and Floors

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First Rate Movers Inc – Ottawa Movers

Ottawa movers moving Ottawa since 2003. We are respected as one of the best moving companies in Ottawa due to our professionalism, attention to detail, concern for customers’ belongings and property, and ability to do the job right. Uniformed First Rate Movers arrive on time, alert, properly equipped and ready to perform to the high standards demanded by our customers.

You can be confident that our crews will be prepared with tools, bed bags, couch wrap, wardrobe boxes, clean moving blankets, floor runners, and all other equipment necessary to safely protect your belongings and property during your move. Confidence in our ability to provide a first rate professional moving service allows us to include $250,000 of full replacement value insurance in our rates for all full-service moves. This is far superior to the limited coverage “protection policy” offered by other Ottawa moving companies.

The reason our moving company stands out from the crowd is not just our commitment to excellent service but also the pride our movers take in their work. Unlike many Ottawa Movers, we hire only full-time employees – no part-timers or day labour. Our professional Ottawa movers are well paid, WSIB-covered, and receive overtime, holiday pay, vacation pay, and other benefits. This attracts superior movers and results in greater effort from more content and dedicated employees. You can take comfort in knowing that our Ottawa moving company is bonded, a top-rated Honour Roll member of the Better Business Bureau, and is certified by the Canadian Association of Movers.

Whether you want a full-service moving company to handle your relocation or just need movers to help load or unload a rental moving truck or PODS container, you can count on us.

…Don’t settle for less than First Rate Movers.

9000+ Happy Customers and a 99% Referral Rate

by Maxwell and Garry
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Everything went great. We were very pleased with the move and the guys you sent us were great guys.


Moving Fragile Items During The Winter
Moving Fragile Items During the Winter

Packing up your items correctly is important and can make all the difference for having them arrive undamaged. Whether you decide to pack all on your own or hire a company for assistance, take extra caution when moving fragile items during the winter. Here are some essential packing tips to remember to keep your delicates Read More…

Moving From A Recently Infested Home?
Moving from a Recently-Infested Home? Follow These Preventative Steps

If you’re moving from a recently-infested home, the last thing you want to happen is for those little critters to find their way into your new home. Whether it’s bed bugs, cockroaches or anything else, it’s imperative that you take the right precautionary steps to avoid transporting pests along with your belongings. Follow these preventative Read More…

Better Business Bureau Reviews

Diane C.

I contacted First Rate Movers after reading reviews on this site and elsewhere. I knew I HAD to deal with this company and I am sure glad I did. I have moved a number of times, including long distances, and this has been the BEST experience ever, from start to finish. Everything was done in an extremely professional manner, by an extremely professional crew. I followed their moving tips/instructions, which helped the team shave an entire hour off the estimate I was given. I would have NO HESITATION whatsoever recommending First Rate Movers and would use them again at the drop of a hat. Anyone needing moving services, should look no further and use this company.

Donna S.

First Rate Movers are indeed first rate. They arrived on time, were friendly and polite, fast and efficient, and obviously very experienced They put runners on the floors so as not to damage them. The 3 men finished my move from a townhouse to a condo within the minimum time so I saved money. I highly recommend them.

Melanie B.

I went with First Rate Movers for my move in early August and it was a great experience. The movers showed up on time, they were professional, courteous, careful and efficient. It ended up going faster than expected. High-quality service and a stress-free experience. I would definitely recommend First Rate Movers to others.

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Our Full Service Moving Rates Include:

  • premium bed bags
  • plastic couch wrap
  • floor protection
  • wardrobe boxes*
  • clean moving blankets*
  • $250,000 insurance
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Preparing Household Appliances for a Move
Preparing Household Appliances for a Move

When it comes to packing for a move, the last items that normally get packed are your appliances. Since these are not only the most used, but also usually the most expensive items you will be moving, you want to ensure they are well protected during transportation. You also want to avoid any mold or Read More…

Helping Your Teen Move into a Dorm
Helping Your Teen Move into a Dorm

Getting ready to move your teen into their new school dorm? If so, make sure you know about these helpful tips that can make the moving process a whole lot easier for everyone. Review the Registration Information Most residences will have set times and drop off locations for moving in. Make sure to read up Read More…

9000+ Happy Customers and a 99% Referral Rate

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