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Are You One Of The 68k? Get Ready for June 30th

ARE YOU ONE OF THE 68K? 30 June 30th Is The Busiest Moving Day Of The Year. Get Ready. JUNE CANADIANS ON THE MOVE 68k Canadian Families Move on June 30th Move Families Families 68K (13%). Jun30 TWO MEN AND A TRUCK. "Movers Who Care." 30,000 Torontonians Will Move on June 30th WHY JUNE 30TH? The end of the school year Parents want to move without disrupting their kids' education schedule. Parents also want to be settled into their new homes welI before the kids start their new school year. Weather Moving in late June means there is no snow or ice to deal with and minimal chances of rain. Property Taxes & Rental Leases Property taxes and rental leases are due for the mid year renewal period at the end of June, prompting renters to move to new homes. Canada Day Long Weekend With the Canada Day long weekend, families get an extra non-work day to unpack and settle into their new home. REDUCE STRESS & STAY HEALTHY ON MOVING DAY WITH TIPS FROM THE MIKEY NETWORK First and foremost, don't over do it! Try to get at least eight hours of sleep before moving day. Listen to your body, and your heart. Also, don't forget to lift with your legs, not with your back. Stretch before and after moving boxes and furniture. Take frequent breaks. Mikey THE BEAT GOES ON... Work in the shade to prevent overheating. Drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated. Use reusable water bottles or have a case on hand. Wear light colours and light-weight clothes. Keep heart healthy snacks on hand to keep yourself nourished and away from the junk food. The Mikey Network promotes heart healthy lifestyles and is dedicated to placing Public Access Defibrillators in as many high-risk locations as possible. As Mikey On Board partners, all TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Canada moving trucks are equipped with a MIKEY defibrillator and all franchisees, drivers & staff have been trained in their use. To learn more about The Mikey Network visit MOVING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN Tell them as soon as possible. The older the child, the more difficult the transition can be. The more time they have to prepare, Include kids in the decision-making so they can take ownership of their new home the easier it will be. situation. If possible, show them a few houses you are looking at to get their input. Take a family tour of your new neighbourhood. A bike ride is a great way to scope out parks and find new favourite restaurants. Кеep speclal toys and blankies in a separate bagor box that kids can keep close on moving day. MOVING WITH PETS If possible, take pets to a kennel or have a friend pet sit at their home. If your pet will be around during the move, let your Give your dog a good run before the movers arrive, or take your dog on short walks during the move |to work off their energy and keep them calm. movers know ahead of time. If you have a pet that lives in a Keep cats in one room. All the activity of a move, or too many strangers walking in and out of the house can be stressful. cage or a tank, leave them with a friend or pet sitter. If you have a large aquarium, remember that lots of planning is needed before move day. Try to bring your pet into the house after most furniture has Pack up all pet items in one box and keep it in your car. That box should be the very first thing you unpack. been moved in. A house full of familiar items and smells will be reassuring. PREPARE FOR YOUR MOVE LIKE A PRO Start researching moving companies as soon as you know you are moving, and reserve your movers at least 4 weeks before your move day - 6 weeks if you're moving in June! Schedule disconnects for gas, electric, water and telephone. Don't disconnect your phone until after your move. Schedule connections for your new home at the same time. Clean out your closets, garage, and attic. Don't forget the shed or storage unit if you have one. Hosta garage sale or donate your unwanted belongings a few weeks before your move day. Arrange to transfer school and medical records at least two weeks before your move. Make a "survival closet" of things you will need for the final clean-up on move day, and don't forget some healthy snacks and to plan the move day meals. Submit your change of address forms abouta week before your move date. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK© is North America's largest franchised moving company. For more tips and advice to make your next move less stressful, visit TWO MEN AND A TRUCK. "Movers Who Care." |cc) DY-ND | This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 Intemational License. Each Year Move in June 1.6 MM Canadian A 208K

Are You One Of The 68k? Get Ready for June 30th

shared by cmacaulay on May 05
1.6 Million Canadian families move each year. 13% move in the month of June and 68k pick June 30th as their move date. Are you prepared for the busiest moving day of the year?


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