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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
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Protecting Furniture and Floors

Free short term storage
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Get Packing!Table of Surcharges


Surcharges for moving high risk items or performing high risk services.

Pianos
Apartment-size piano (Spinet) 36″-38″ tall; 300-350 Lbs $75
Upright regular piano (Console) 39″-44″ tall; 350-400 Lbs $125
Upright tall piano (Studio) 45″-47″ tall; 400-500 Lbs $175
Upright full piano (Professional) 48″-52″ tall; 500-600 Lbs $250
Victorian or Player 53″-60″ tall; 600-800 Lbs $350

 

Hot Tubs, Pool Tables, & Aquariums
Charges are figured on a case-by-case basis.

 

Hoisting
Furniture & Appliances under 100 Lbs $75 per item per story
Furniture & Appliances 101 to 200 Lbs $150 per item per story
Furniture & Appliances 201 to 300 Lbs $250 per item per story
Furniture & Appliances 301 to 400 Lbs $350 per item per story
Furniture & Appliances 401 to 600 Lbs $500 per item per story

 

*These figures are examples of our typical surcharges for moving high risk items and hoisting furniture. As many variables can affect the moving and hoisting processes, these figures may vary depending on individual circumstances and difficulty of access. Surcharges are in addition to hourly rates for the crew. If hoisting is the only service required, a flat rate can be arranged.

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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
  • (*use of)

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Storage

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by Cathy and Peter Cranston
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1st Rate Movers took a lot of stress out of our move by being on time, careful (not a single bump), and courteous. They were helpful and patient in arranging the furniture….and the estimate they gave was accurate. Thanks again for the excellent work in our move.

by Jacques & Christine
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Just a brief note to thank-you and your team of movers for the excellent service in moving my son’s furniture to his new home. We will definitely recommend your company to others. Everything went smoothly, on time and with no damage to furnishings or property. Your staff were extremely professional and efficient.You took the stress Read More…

by Jenny Jackson
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Just a quick email to let you know how much I appreciated my experience with First Rate Movers. Aaron and Edward were professional & courteous throughout the entire process. I truly enjoyed working with them. Thank you so much for helping me get everything organised so quickly…everything came together seamlessly due to your “First Rate” Read More…

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