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    Moving can be a daunting task, and one of the most challenging aspects is ensuring the safety of fragile items during the process. Whether you're relocating to a new home or office, taking extra precautions when packing and transporting delicate belongings is crucial to avoid damage. In this comprehensive blog, we'll provide you with valuable tips and techniques to ensure the safe packing and transportation of fragile items during your move. 

    Planning Your Move

    Create an Inventory of Fragile Items

    Before you start packing, it's essential to create a detailed inventory of all the fragile items you'll be moving. This list will help you keep track of your delicate possessions and plan their packing and transportation accordingly. Be sure to include items such as glassware, porcelain, electronics, and artwork.

    Gather Necessary Packing Supplies

    To protect your fragile items effectively, you'll need the right packing supplies. Stock up on sturdy boxes, bubble wrap, packing paper, packing tape, and other protective materials. Having an ample supply of these items will ensure you're well-prepared for the packing process.

    Set a Realistic Timeline

    Moving can be time-consuming, especially when it comes to packing fragile items. Set a realistic timeline for your move, taking into account the number of fragile items you need to pack. This will help you avoid last-minute rush and ensure that you have enough time to pack your delicate belongings with care.

    Consider Professional Help

    If you have particularly valuable or exceptionally fragile items, it may be worth considering professional packing services. Experienced movers have the expertise and materials needed to ensure the safe transportation of delicate items.

    Packing Fragile Items

    1. Use Proper Packing Techniques

    When packing fragile items, it's essential to use proper techniques to minimize the risk of damage. Wrap each item individually in bubble wrap or packing paper to provide cushioning and protection. Secure the wrapping with packing tape to keep it in place.

    2. Reinforce Boxes

    Choose sturdy boxes that are specifically designed for moving fragile items. Reinforce the bottom and sides of each box with additional packing tape to prevent them from breaking open during transit.

    3. Create a Cushioning Layer

    Line the bottom of each box with a layer of cushioning material, such as packing peanuts or crumpled packing paper. This extra padding will absorb shocks and vibrations during transportation.

    Arrange Items Carefully

    When placing fragile items in boxes, arrange them carefully. Use dividers or cardboard partitions to separate items and prevent them from coming into direct contact with each other. Fill any gaps with additional cushioning materials to ensure a snug fit.

    Labeling and Organizing

    1. Label Boxes Clearly

    Properly labeling your fragile item boxes is essential. Clearly mark each box as "fragile" and indicate the type of items inside. This will alert your movers to handle these boxes with extra care.

    2. Keep an Inventory List

    Maintain an inventory list that corresponds to the boxes you've packed. Note down the contents of each box and assign it a unique number. This will help you keep track of your fragile items during the move and ensure nothing gets left behind.

    3. Organize a Safe Storage Space

    If your move involves a temporary storage period, ensure that your fragile items are stored in a secure and climate-controlled space. This will protect them from temperature fluctuations and potential damage while in storage.

    4. Plan the Loading Process

    When loading the moving truck, place the boxes containing fragile items on top of heavier, more robust items. This will prevent them from being crushed and ensure their safety during transportation.

    Transportation and Unpacking

    1. Choose a Reliable Moving Company

    Selecting a reputable moving company is crucial when transporting fragile items. Research and read reviews to ensure that the company has a track record of handling delicate belongings with care.

    2. Communicate with Movers

    When the moving day arrives, communicate with the movers about the fragile items and their specific handling requirements. Provide them with your inventory list and any special instructions.

    3. Supervise Unpacking

    Upon arrival at your new location, supervise the unpacking of fragile items. Check each box for damage and ensure that they are placed in their designated spots.

    Ensuring the safe packing and transportation of fragile items during a move requires careful planning, the right materials, and attention to detail. By following the steps outlined in this blog you can significantly reduce the risk of damage to your delicate belongings. Remember, a successful move is all about preparation and taking the necessary precautions. 

    If you're looking for a stress-free moving experience, then contact The Easy Move. We specialize in handling fragile items and ensuring their safe journey to your new destination. Make your move a breeze with our professional moving services.

    Get in touch with us today

    To learn more about what we do, please click here. To contact us, please click here or call us at (519) 859-4770.

    - How to Safely Pack and Transport Fragile Items During Your Move

    Moving can be a daunting task, and one of the most challenging aspects is ensuring the safety of fragile items during the process. Whether you're relocating to a new home or office, taking extra precautions when packing and transporting delicate belongings is crucial to avoid damage. In this comprehensive blog, we'll provide you with valuable tips and techniques to ensure the safe packing and transportation of fragile items during your move.

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    Hi Matt. I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful experience of having movers. Great service, great guys. Much appreciated. I can’t remember the other fellows name but he was great too, thank so much I highly recommend you guys for reasonable rates, safe move, quality service and work. Kindest regards.

    - Cathy Dutton
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    The guys at Sprint are friendly and reliable. They showed up on time ready to work. Engaged in friendly conversation and got to work straight away! I have used this company before and will again! Thanks for making the move easier for me!

    - Rebecca Perrin
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    Mart, we wanted you to know how impressed we are once again with your crew. Very personable and respectful and calm and positive and polite as well as having great problem solving skills. Once again we are impressed and happy with your service.

    We have used Sprint for several moves and small jobs too. Your staff is always friendly and respectful and skilled at what they do. We personally would use no other mover and highly recommend you!

    - Mo Williams
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    Very happy with my move! I contacted The Grantham Group to thank them for recommending Sprint Moving Service. Greg, Mike and Darien were such an efficient team. They need to be commended on a "Job Well Done". I will highly recommend your company to others.
    Thank you so much!

    - Shirley Duncan
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    We had the pleasure of having Sprint Movers help us with a move last week. From the initial phone call to the completion of the move we found the personnel to be friendly, knowledgeable, professional and efficient. We are a former military family and thus have made numerous moves. Your company rates among the best. We highly recommend you and will certainly use your company again if the need arises.

    - Cathy and Bill Blair
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    Hi Matt: Just thought I would send along a quick note to say thanks to you and your guys for the excellent moving experience on Sunday. They had the girls moved in in record time with a minimum of fuss. Dwayne and Aron were very accommodating and made the move a pleasure. Jen and Katy say thanks! I will be sure to keep you in mind for any future moves. Cheers,

    - Barb Sadler
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    We were so happy with the move, your guys were so great, could not believe how coordinated and efficient they were. Thanks, we would definitely refer business to you given the opportunity.

    - Sandra Briant
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    Dear Matt: Just wanted to say thanks and convey my regards to both of your young guys. They were very professional and we felt really comfortable. I sure would recommend and use your services again if required.

    - Faheem Shah
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    Dear Matt: I would like to thank you and your crew for an outstanding move last Wednesday. The men were ready to start right on the hour as booked and had the truck packed in very good time. They were efficient, professional, helpful with suggestions along the way, and polite. It was the best move I’ve ever made as I didn’t have to worry about anything. I would recommend the Easy Move to anyone looking for a reputable moving company.

    - William Lupton
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    Hi Matt, Just thought I’d drop you a note to let you know we very satisfied with your services. Your movers were presentable, polite and hardworking. Its not an easy job and I know it can be tough to find the right crews. You supplied the right equipment and services for the right price. Again, thanks.

    - Craig Innes
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    Matt, You just left & I couldn’t be happier about my move from London to Cambridge. Not only did you accommodate the several changes in my move date, every time I had to change it you said no problem. Even the last time when I said it would be on the last day of the month. With only about 10 days notice I might add. You and John were completely professional, friendly, courteous and very respectful of the fact that I was moving out of one apartment to another and that I had neighbors to consider. I will also be sending out a huge thank you to Frogbox for accommodating me with wardrobes. Peter is amazing. This truly was ‘The Easy Move’ and I will be recommending you to anyone I know who needs a mover. Hopefully that won’t be me for a long time.

    - Dianne
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    Hi Mathew: I am dropping a short note to tell you your crew did a great job. They did not waste time in talking or doing superfluous things. They were quite professional, knew their job and completed the move, taking less time than estimated, thus saving me money and time as well. I will recommend you to any of my friends.

    - Meer Sahib P.Eng.
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    Hi Matt, They were wonderful, hardworking, funny in other words totally awesome. The move went smoothly because of them and your fabulous company. Thank you so much!!!!

    - Bryan and Nancy Pettman
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    Hi Matt: I just want to thank the Easy Move Team we had for our move from London to Kitchener. The three guys that helped with the move were professional, hardworking, polite and extremely careful with all of our belongings. The estimate we were given was accurate and the price for our move was more than reasonable. What impressed me most was when one small item was accidentally left on the truck, one of the movers, on his own time drove the item right to our new house…..incredible service! A big thanks for making this day trouble free!

    - Greg McKinty
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    Good Morning, I just wanted to say Thank You so very much to yourself and your team of very hard working guys. With your teams help it made this move a quick and organized move. The guys were friendly, quick, and professional. Thank you so very much again , I'll be recommending your company to my friends and family and if I do move again, I will be using your company. Thank you for making this a smooth transition for me.

    - Nicole Lawley
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    Hi Matt, I want to say a big thank you to you and your team on making this moving day from London to Toronto a little less stressful! Your guys were very professional, extremely efficient and good at their work ! To add to this, they were also extremely friendly! I’m so glad I chose your company to assist us in our move! I will definitely recommend you to my friends and family! If we are coming back to London in 1 year I will reach out to you! Have a good week!

    - Sophie Simard
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    Matt, Your crew made our move to London stress free. They worked very hard and efficiently and our dealings with you and arrangements were very professional. Thank you, we would happily recommend your services.

    - Brenda Britton
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    Matt, Both Dwayne and Greg were awesome yesterday morning! They showed David great respect and consideration making sure he understood everything they said. Unfortunately not everyone is like this with the elderly and the deaf. Everyone of my concerns were put to rest as you’d promised. I am glad to say that my friend was “dead on” about you and your company. Customer service is your priority. We will most definitely highly recommend you in the future! With great appreciation.

    - Wilma Townsend
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    Matt, I just wanted to Thank you for sending your guys out to move me on Friday. It went very well, and I couldn’t be happier with the guys you sent. They were fast, worked hard and very courteous. Also your estimate as far as pricing was bang on! Thanks again and Merry Christmas!

    - Heather Brown
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    Hi Matt On April 28, 2016 we used your Company to move our belongings – we want to congratulate your Company for the professional team of movers. Dwayne, Greg and Mike each introduced themselves to us and were extremely courteous. It is absolutely true that our belongings were moved with care and diligence. Thank you so much for making our moving day “non-stressful”. We would definitely recommend the Easy Move to others. Thank you

    - Dianne & Mark Tucker
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    Matt, I just wanted to pass along how fantastic your guys were today,totally professional and excellent job. Made moving with 0 stress. I will absolutely recommend the Easy Move for both price and workmanship. Thanks again and see you in a year ????

    - Scott Adams
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    Hi Matt, Hi Matthew, just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you for the great service today, couldn’t have been happier, the guys did a fantastic job. Will certainly pass along referrals for your business.

    - Rob
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    Hi Matt, Hi, just wanted to thank you, Mike and Greg for the great service today! I really appreciated Mike and Greg’s professionalism and hard work. They made my move stress free. I will definitely be referring my friends and co-workers to you guys and hope to use you again in the future.

    - Amanda
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    Dear Matt, The move went very efficiently and the credit goes to Greg and Mike for being such fantastic movers! They both were focused on the job, easy-going, pleasant and wanted to ensure all the boxes and items placed in my new home were exactly where I wanted them to be. Very considerate and respectful individuals. They absolutely deserve a year end bonus, they both help to make your business a success! Thanks very much!

    - Charlene
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    Hi, Matthew: Thank you so much! My moving was done yesterday! Your team, your moving truck, facilities and skill are great. I am very happy. Please say thanks to two young men too, they are friendly, humorous, and work very hard and efficiently.

    - Ellen
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    Matt, We were very happy with the service we received from the Easy Move. Your team was efficient and professional. Our packages arrived at our new home with no issues. We will be calling the Easy Move Service the next time we move. Thank you for your hard work and professional service.

    - Greg Waller
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    Hello Mathew, Just want to tell you that your guys did a remarkable job with our move. I would recommend your company to anyone I know that is thinking of moving Thanks again,

    - Bob and Lynn Berg
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    Hi Matt, I want to thank you for the excellent service I received from your company on my March 1st move from Northridge to the Mount. The price was reasonable and your workers very competent and friendly and took great caution not to damage any walls, etc. I would recommend your company to anyone.

    - Terry Dollard
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    Hi Matt: Just wanted to thank you for the excellent service your company provided yesterday when moving my Dad, Heinz Demare to Whitby. Greg and Mike were such hard workers. I have never seen anything like it! Nothing was too much for them. They were very careful with all his things. They were so nice and kind to my Dad. The recommendation to go with your company came from our real estate agent Jen Porter and I have already messaged her telling her how great the service was. I would not hesitate to recommend your company to anyone! Thank you again.

    - Susan and Paul Locke