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Strategies For Writing a Research Paper

When you’re writing a research paper, you need to know about your sources, and the way you compose the summary. Among the biggest mistakes is to not write out all the particular info, as you’re likely to need to come back to it at the conclusion. You should always be able to cite your resources …

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7 Tips for a Successful Long Distance Move

Making a successful long-distance move is definitely not a child’s play. It is often a crucial and important decision to make a long-distance move, which needs to be implemented even more precisely. There are a lot of things to be considered before changing the location of your home or office, in order to save you …

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Moving? Alpaca Your Things!

Did you know that Five Star Movers offers packing & unpacking services, as well as residential and commercial moving services? We offer clients the best moving services in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Burlington, Richmond Hill, Ajax, Pickering and across Ontario!  Each move is unique – and so are our services!  We can adapt to any size move in any …

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Reward Yourself on Moving Day

After a long day of moving boxes, you may not be overly excited about unpacking. This is normal! Most people are usually exhausted on moving day – both mentally and physically! If you are hiring professional movers, why not ask them to do the unpacking for you? If you colour code your boxes in advance, it can be even easier …

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Items You Should Plan To Move Yourself On Moving Day

A lot of work gets added to your list of ‘to-do’s’ when you plan to move to a new home, and transfer possessions from one house to another. Of course, when you plan to move, packing boxes and contacting a professional moving company is just the start to protecting your personal belongings and ensuring nothing gets missed on moving …

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On The Cutting Edge of Moving Technology

Just a couple of guys and a truck. For most people, this is all it takes for a successful move – and, for many years, this might have been actually the case. After all, despite the logistics involved, moving homes is basically moving your belongings from one location to another. Though the concept is simple, it …

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How Much Did You Say? – Long-Distance Moving Costs and How to Keep them Low

So, you’re ready to move across Ontario or to Quebec? You’ve started your planning and now you start to wonder – exactly how much is it going to cost to move long-distance in Canada? Well, that depends on a couple of factors. How far are you moving? Is it a few hours away, or an overnight trip? …

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Why Hiring Local Helps on Moving Day

To some, moving is an exciting event and for others, it might be a more stressful time – especially if you are moving with kids. But the best part of it is, you do not have to do it alone. Hire a local moving company and you won’t have to worry about doing all the packing and unpacking yourself. Professional movers …

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DIY Home Staging

They call it ‘puffing’ – the old trick of exaggerating or playing up the best qualities of a product or service and ignoring the not-so-great ones. You see it in every advertisement, TV commercial, banner ad, book cover, and movie poster. You will also hear it from the mouth of every spokesperson. As long as …

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Spring Is Coming!

Did you see it?!  The hint of spring that made people grab their shorts and tank tops (yes, we actually saw people walking downtown in tank tops!) and hit the patios this past weekend!  It may still seem far away, but spring will be here in a few weeks!  We are starting to book up …

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What’s New in the Moving Industry

The moving industry is one that sees slow and incremental change. Movers operate very much in the same way that they did 40 years ago. Of course, there have been some changes over the decades. Customer service and professionalism have moved leaps and bounds; and there is much more of a customer focus. Safety has …

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5 Tips To Get Your Kids Ready For A Move

Are your kids excited to move?  A move comes with lots of things to think about – moving expenses, packing, coordinating moving dates. It is a lot for adults to handle and can certainly feel like a stressful time.  But what about the kids?  While they aren’t the ones working to plan your next move or …

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Q&A: House Plants

As part of our Q&A series, Five Star Movers provides the answers to some most frequently asked questions. If you have a moving-related question, please email us at [email protected] or call 647-348-0886. Question of the WeekQuestion: Do you offer services to move house plants? How can I be sure my plants are protected and safe during …

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‘Moving Out’ for Renovations

With the cost of homes in Toronto and surrounding areas on the rise, many people are looking at other options when it comes to moving.  Perhaps they are downsizing – or moving into a multi-unit home to gain some extra income in the form of rent.  In many cases, even these options can be difficult …

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How to Avoid the Most Common Moving Mistakes

Moving is a big life event that everyone hopes will go smoothly. Whether you are moving for the first time or this marks your third or fourth move, there is always room for improvement in order to make sure that you have a stress free moving experience. Five Star Movers has successfully executed hundreds of moves …

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