BBB Honour RollCertified Canadian Mover

Ottawa Moving Company

Local Ottawa Movers Serving Ontario

Bi-Weekly Trips to Toronto & the GTA

Local Ottawa Movers - Moving in Ottawa
and to or from Greater Ottawa within Ontario

Best Ottawa Moving Trucks
Nicest Ottawa Moving Trucks
Protecting Furniture and Floors

Free short term storage
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Get Packing!Our Movers Are Experienced, Full-Time Employees


Unlike most moving companies, First Rate Movers employs full-time, payrolled movers. This means paying decent wages, overtime pay, holiday pay, vacation pay, CPP, EI, and WSIB. It also means training movers on how to move properly, safely, and efficiently. The result is a capable group of employees that feel appreciated, respected and who value their jobs. These movers take pride in their work and value customers’ opinions of their service.

In contrast, most moving companies hire day/cash labourers or hire their movers as contractors. This is usually done in an attempt to avoid undertaking the responsibilities of a legitmate employer. These kind of labourers usually lack commitment to and respect for the companies that hire them. This results in a high turn over of transient labourers who rarely care about customers or their belongings. These companies are often left desparate for workers and end up hiring less desireable people such as convicted criminals and drug addicts. Most customers would not want these types around their families or handling their belongings but few think to consider this possibility when hiring a moving company.

At First Rate Movers, we care about our customers and our employees and it shows. You can take comfort in knowing that this Ottawa moving company is also bonded.

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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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FREE

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Storage

MOVING TIPS  |  DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT THEM!


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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…

7000+ Happy Customers and a 99% Referral Rate

by Suzanne Richter
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Your crew (Aaron and Zach) did an excellent job with my belongings. They arrived on time, were very careful disassembling and wrapping everything up, got everything up the elevator beautifully and set it all up to my satisfaction. They were even patient with me while i figured out how to place the china cabinet. Both Read More…

by Lynne Williamson
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Your crew was wonderful! Our client was not ready and we scrambled to get things pulled together. Jesse and Sean were amazing; very professional, flexible, positive and excellent with the people we support.

by Erika Williams
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Everything went smoothly this morning and Jesse and Terrence. They took extra special precautions with the hardwood floors and carpeting. I just wanted to let you know that I’m always satisfied with the service you guys provide. Everyone is always friendly and efficient – I recommend you guys whenever possible!

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