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What To Expect On Moving Day

Moving Truck with boxes

Knowing what to expect on moving day can relieve some of the stress and keep you from feeling nervous and overwhelmed.  Keep in mind that being a mover is back-breaking work.  If you have hired professional movers, it's important to understand how to treat them so you can have the best moving experience possible.

Relieve The Stress of Moving With Self Storage

Family sitting in van with moving boxes

Moving can be one of the most stressful times in a person's life.  Boxing up everything you own, cleaning your old home and transporting everything across the city can become overwhelming.  The use of a self storage unit as a temporary solution can considerably reduce the pressure on your moving day.

How To Properly Pack Your Boxes

Couple with moving boxes

When moving to a new home or putting your stuff into a storage unit, knowing how to pack your boxes can relieve some of the stress of moving.  The most important thing you can do to protect your belongings is to pack your boxes properly.

Moving Boxes & Self Storage

Moving Boxes & Self Storage

It's time to get ready to move and you're thinking "I need boxes".  Instead of visiting your local grocery or liquor store, consider picking up actual moving boxes from a moving company or self storage location near you.  Riel Park RV & Self Storage sells boxes of various sizes.

Moving Supplies for an Easy Move

Moving Supplies for an Easy Move

When we are moving homes or into a self storage unit, the first thing most of us do is go in search of boxes.  Consider purchasing other moving and  packing supplies at Riel Park RV & Self Storage to help protect your belongings while moving or in storage.

Winter Moving - Slip & Fall Tips

Shoes with Grip walking on Ice

At this time of year, when temperatures are still hovering around freezing, we need to be vigilant regarding potential slips and falls.  A fresh snow fall after a day of above freezing temperatures can obsure underlying icy patches. 

Safety Tips For Moving Safely

Red dolly with boxes

Moving into a new place can be very exciting and, at the same time, the prospect of moving all your stuff can be daunting.  One thing to remember when you are in the midst of it all, is moving your items safely, both for you and them.  Checkout these helpful tips:

Prevent Back Injuries

Man crouched over holding back

Back injuries are common problems at work, home, and play.  When lifting heavy objects two things can lead to injury:  overestimating your own strength and underestimating the importance of using proper lifting techniques.  Below are tips to lift safely and avoid back injuries. 

Packing and Self Storage Tips to Help You Move

Labrador Dog beside some boxes

Planning ahead can help reduce the stress that comes with moving.  Be selective in deciding what to take with you and what to put into a self-storage unit in St. Albert.  To assist in making your move less stressful, check out these packing and storage tips.