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Get Packing!Items You Should NOT Pack


The following items are examples of items that moving companies, by law or internal policy, can not transport:

Hazardous Materials
Items that are flammable, corrosive or explosive:
Aerosols, ammonia, ammunition, car batteries, charcoal, charcoal lighter fluid, chemistry sets, cleaning solvents, fertilizer, fireworks, gasoline, kerosene, lamp oil, liquid bleach, loaded guns, matches, motor oil, nail polish remover, paint thinner, paints, pesticides, poisons, pool chemicals, propane tanks, sterno (canned heat), weed killer

Liquids
Any bottle, jar, or other container with liquid contents:
Detergents, soaps, bleach, stain remover, alcohol (wine, liquor, beer), juice, milk or cream, soy sauce, cooking oils, water

Perishables
Food, plants or living things that may die or spoil in transit:
Frozen foods, plants, produce, refrigerated foods, open or half used foods

Not recommended
Items of personal importance or sentimental value:
Stamp or coin collections, deeds or wills, moving documents, family photographs, furs, securities, cash, valuable jewelry

 

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Getting the Kids to Help with Packing

Going through the motions of the moving process is challenging and stressful enough. But when you have children it can present some unique challenges that impact your packing process. But kids are more willing to get involved when you allow them. You can designate some specific tasks for your children to keep them busy and Read More…

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Cool Down Your Summer Move

Moving during the summertime is great because you get to avoid dealing with all of that messy winter weather. But with all of the packing, bending, and rushing around to deal with, moving during the summer can heat up quickly. So be strategic with your moving process and use these tips to help you cool Read More…

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My son and I had the distinct pleasure of working with First Rate Movers on an apartment move from Ottawa to Kingston earlier this month (June 2011). In a word, the company’s performance was exemplary. Matt Guest, General Manager of First Rate provided an accurate and detailed estimate prior to the move, ensuring that we Read More…

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Thank you for the great service. Part 1 of the move went very well and I was very impressed with Arron and Andre yesterday. They were both friendly, professional and very efficient.

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I just wanted to let you know that the move went REALLY well. Aaron and Jim were superb and extremely careful with my furniture and with both houses. It was hugely appreciated.

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