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How to Pack Children’s Toys for a Moving?

As a parent, you definitely know that toys develop children’s imagination and creativity, help kids better envisage and understand the world. What matters is to understand that Children’s Toys play a very important role in the world of a child and, therefore, should be taken proper care of under any circumstances. Children are rightfully attached to their favourite possession and some toys mean a lot to them.

 

The good news from Secure Moving LTD is that there are some delicate points to help you by packing your Children’s Toys & to boost your energy to have a more powerful drive toward accomplishing the task as good as possible.

  • Letting your kids choose which toys they want to stay out of the boxes during the moving process gives them some degree of control but also defines what toys will be packed away.
  • Pack your kid’s room last if they are small (ages five years and under).
  • Help your kids with packing and it is also a good time to talk about moving and their feeling about leaving friends, school and etc. This will offer them a comfortable feeling to ease the moving and transition process.
  • There’s nothing worse than opening a box in your new home and immediately seeing the dust particles exit the box and float around. Cleaning the toys will prevent this and save you a task after the move.
  • Pack all items in appropriate boxes and have your kids seal the boxes and write their names or let them decorate their boxes.
  • Drain water from squirt guns and put very small toys and accessories in sealable plastic bags to keep them from getting lost.
  • Stuffed animals and other plush toys are easy to pack as they are not breakable and will most certainly survive the relocation intact. it is a good idea to put them in large plastic bags.
  • Place larger toys directly in the box. This includes toy trucks, board games, action figures, and other toys that get a lot of playtime. Once the larger items are in the box, place the small toy bundles into the box, too.
  • Toys these days can be very expensive and delicate. Depending on how fragile the toy is you can use either newspaper or bubble wrap to protect the toy during transit.
  • Finally, use tape to secure the top and bottom of the boxes and label the box appropriately. If the boxes contain fragile toys, makes sure to label the box fragile as well.

 

  • We understand that moving is very stressful, and the most difficult things you would ever do, but Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you!

Useful notes about Carpet cleaning by Secure Moving LTD

There is a carpet at least in every house. Even in some offices and hotels. It is an essential material which should exist and on the other hand we must not forget its beautiful role in decoration. Imagine a place with a nice soft carpet and few pillows, several favourite books, and a cup of coffee. How a cozy place!

However, these nice beautiful rugs or carpets must be cleaned frequently based on what materials they made of. Follow this Secure Moving LTD article to know more about them.

Carpet materials mostly are made from Wool Fiber, Nylon Fiber, Polyester Fiber and Polypropylene Fiber. 

People Traditionally made them from wool and they were so valuable and expensive. But since the 20th century synthetic fibers such as polypropylene, nylon or polyester are often used, as these fibers are less expensive than wool.

Carpet cleaning is not just for appearance but for removal of stains, dirt and allergens. Clean carpets are more visually pleasing, potentially longer-lasting and probably healthier than poorly maintained carpets.

Mainly there are two types of cleaning method to remove dirt from carpets: Hot water extraction and Dry cleaning.

Hot water soil extraction method (which is professionally known as HWE) uses equipment that sprays heated water and detergent on the carpet and at the same time, the water and detergent is extracted, along with any fester and dissolved dirt. Many carpet manufacturers recommend professional hot water extraction as the most effective carpet cleaning method which also provides a deeper clean. Actual steam could damage man-made carpet fibers and change its characteristics. Woven carpets can shrink but most carpets are not woven. Most of such problems can be avoided by professional experienced cleaners.

Many dry carpet-cleaning systems rely on specialized machines. These systems are mostly “very low moisture” (VLM) systems, relying on dry compounds complemented by application cleaning solutions, and are growing significantly in market share due in part to their very rapid drying time, a significant factor for 24-hour commercial installations.

Some traditional methods of stain removal remain successful and ecological. Caution should be used when treating natural fibers such as wool.

Secure Moving LTD in cooperation with Serena Cleaning LTD as one of the most flexible mobile cleaning companies to date is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of Residential, and commercial cleaning services. Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you!

No money decoration by yourself

Not everyone is a designer for sure! But if u look around better you will find suitable objects for having a new decoration at hall or your bedroom. Googling some decoration photos will switch your brain on and make it open for getting new ideas. For example, just write the ‘bathroom decoration’ on it’s search bar you see pics of thousand beautiful bathrooms with various decorations and styles. You don’t need deep pockets to create a personal look. You just have to get creative.

Stay with Secure Moving Ltd in this article and read these tips below. who knows maybe you could do some of these redecorations at your home.

  • Add a large mirror over the mantle. It’s an inexpensive decoration way to fill the space and will make a small room look bigger.
  • One large piece of art is expensive, create a gallery of smaller pieces. Find old frames in the same finish or color then framed kid art, favorite menus or even pretty note cards.
  •  Paint the inside of a bookshelf for just a few dollars.
  • Gather objects by color or shape; display together for more decoration impact.
  • Change up a few throw pillows and assembly them on your way to a fresh bed.
  • Bring in nature — stones, shells or pinecones to fill the empty spaces.
  • Play with Texture. Reconsider texture pairings — rattan with silver, stone with crystal, or silk with burlap.
  • Use stacked books to create artsy display pedestals on any surface.
  • Hang a large mirror above the fireplace for a dramatic decoration look.
  • Gather pillows from around the room or house and arrange them on one sofa to add comfort and color. Choose pillows that have different patterns in complementary colors for a perfectly mismatched look.
  • Moving furniture away from the wall and into groupings makes a room seem larger and encourages conversation
  • Choose towels in multiple colors and layer them to add splashes of color. Show off other bathroom essentials, such as soaps and lotions, for fun and functional decorating.
  • Fill empty kitchen walls with cooking essentials. Pots, pans, baking supplies, and utensils make great wall art when hung in multiples.

 

Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you! Secure Moving LTD in cooperation with Serena Cleaning LTD as one of the most flexible mobile cleaning companies to date is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of Residential, and commercial cleaning services.

Workout equipment relocation by Secure Moving LTD

As you know most exercise machines are hefty and require installing whether across the hall or to another building across the state and this Workout equipment relocation can be a huge mission. It would need many hours of disassembly, packing, transporting, unpacking and reassembly, depending on where you need to set them up again. 

If you have small pieces of equipment to move, for example hand weights, medicine balls, yoga mats and etc., we’d recommend packing them in a box. These items are easily packable and moveable. Secure Moving LTD is ready for you when you want to move your equipment, we are a team of expert Equipment movers you can count on to make your move as smooth, easy, and stress-free as possible!

In the past moving of a stationary bike was simple, you just needed to lift and move it, but nowadays exercise equipment is extremely heavy, has various moving parts and probably contains electronic pieces.

Workout Equipment relocations must be carried out by experienced professionals. Transporting heavy equipment is essential to load in the vehicle transport correctly and safely to omit the risk of damage in transit.

Common machines which Secure Moving LTD team relocates the most are:

  • Treadmills
  • Rowing machines
  • Ellipticals
  • Stationary Bikes
  • Weight machines

Very large and weighty pieces of workout equipments might not pass through doors. The best way is to think back to when it was moved in. If that’s the case, you will need to disassemble the equipment. Heavy weights can be dangerous, especially if you’re moving these items along with the rest of your belongings. 

Evaluate your gym equipment. Take inventory of the items you own and decide whether you will need them in your new home. It should be note that gyms are located near your new home, and there are still chances to use the same types of machines if you enrol at these fitness centers.

We understand that moving is very stressful, and the most difficult things you would ever do, but Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you!

Paint or Wallpaper? An article by Secure Moving LTD

Paint or Wallpaper? Are you a fan of charming wallpapers or you prefer simple walls? Or maybe want some paints on them? Follow this secure moving article and you will definitely get some tips and ideas about it.

WHETHER you choose to cover your walls with paint or wallpaper is a matter of personal taste. Basically, people choose wallpaper when they want to add pattern or texture to a room. 

The walls will fall into one of two categories: 

painted walls, 

or papered walls.

Both paint and wallpaper comes in unlimited varieties and colors. Wallpaper and paint can range in price from the low end to the high end of the cost spectrum. Wallpaper on average is more expensive to buy the rolls, supplies and to have it installed.  Paint on average is cheaper and needs very few supplies, and an amateur can apply it. Notice that inexpensive wallpaper can be purchased and if you do it yourself can cut down on installation costs. Similarly, with paint, higher end faux paint finishes, and textured paint can be expensive especially if it needs to be professionally applied. Also A combination of both isn’t a bad idea. 

Using paint and wallpaper have pros and cons. Factors to consider are ease of application, cost, and versatility to your space.  Whichever you choose your walls will benefit from the addition of paint or wallpaper.

WALLPAPER: PROS: Very lasting and will hold up to wear and rupture of children. CONS: Removing present wallpaper can be a boring and hard task that requires patience and the right tools to be effective.  plucking wallpaper can be done with chemicals or stripping tools, but care must be taken or damage can result to the wall.  Since wallpaper is applied with an adhesive, high wet bathrooms and kitchens may cause wallpaper to peel away from the wall.

 

PAINT: PROS: paint is a good option for areas that need to have an inexpensive and easy application. If you are painting over a damaged wall, prepare imperfections with spackle and let dry 24 hours in advance.  Applying primer paint in advance to painting over darker color paint will make your painting preparation easier. Painting requires considerably less preparation time than wallpaper. CONS: When walls are damaged, scraped or hit, paint can chip and repairing and repainting will be necessary.

 

 

Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you! Secure Moving LTD in cooperation with Serena Cleaning LTD as one of the most flexible mobile cleaning companies to date is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of Residential, and commercial cleaning services.

 

 

Bad Cleaning Habits to be Stopped !

Everyone is keen to maintain cleanliness of his home. In order to fulfil this mission anyone has learnt instinctively some DIY techniques and methods and uses them on regular basis to keep his house fresh and hygienic. Nevertheless there are some Bad cleaning habits among these techniques which must be stopped.

Bad cleaning habits do not only add hours to our cleaning time, but they also make our cleaning effort futile and inefficient. The good news is that correcting some of these bad habits can increase the efficiency of our efforts for home cleaning dramatically. So Do not feel guilty and learn from your mistakes and do not be creatures of habit !

 

Secure Moving LTD enlists the most important points for you to consider while cleaning after getting advice from experts of this field. The following Bad cleaning habits you’d be better off breaking to make cleaning faster and easier:

 

  • Allowing Paper Clutter to Accumulate like Magazines, newspapers, school papers and paper letters
  • Leaving Dirty greasy Dishes in the Sink & Using too much dish soap
  • Wearing Outside Shoes in the House
  • Leaving Wet Towels and Shower Curtains Bunched Up on the floor
  • Waiting Until the Cleaning Job Is Overwhelming
  • Forgetting to use product directions
  • Trying to do Multitasking 
  • Storing Cleaning Products Incorrectly
  • Using One Disinfectant Wipe to Clean Entire Bathroom
  • Using Too Much Cleaning Product and in Excess
  • Cleaning With Dirty cleaning Tools
  • Heading Straight for Harsh Cleaning Products
  • You don’t finish what you start
  • Stuffing Everything in One Place
  • Not Closing the Shower Curtain
  • Using Bleach as a Cleaner
  • Storing Moldy Bath Mats & Shower Curtains
  • Using too much paper towels

 

Cleaning is one of the most laborious tasks, and with these bad habits, it becomes even more challenging to keep. Secure Moving LTD in cooperation with Serena Cleaning LTD as one of the most flexible mobile cleaning companies to date is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of Residential, and commercial cleaning services. We can handle all types of jobs regardless of the project size and our priority is making sure our clients are completely satisfied. Our mission is to ensure the best quality service, and extensive attention to detail. We pride ourselves in our flexible services and our expertise. Our clients can expect only the best from us, and nothing less.

Eat healthy for the Moving day to Feel Great

In order to boost productivity and for your own benefit, it is reasonable to eat healthy nutritious light foods for your moving day because heavy meals will slow you down. However this might be hard to get some time to cook or make a healthy meal. Things are made more difficult by the fact that your refrigerator and stove are already turned off and probably even packed. 

Indeed you need a lot of energy to do all that lifting and moving and beside it you require energy to focus on the tasks to be accomplished in your limited time. Keep in mind that nourishment plays a key role for your hectic day, improves your Well-being and helps staying physically active. Ordering might seem to be the easiest way but it can be costly and unhealthy. 

Moving can be exhausting and stressful. So Eat healthy to prepare yourself for this task. Secure Moving LTD provides you 9 tips to help you eat healthy and stay fit and on track during your move:

  1. For the best healthy meal results, Plan ahead of time and prepare for a crowd. Set a schedule for your meals on Moving day
  2. Focus on what you already have at home in order to Clear out your refrigerator. This way you can save money as well
  3. Keep your meals as simple as possible
  4. Start your day with nutritious well-rounded healthy breakfast
  5. Do not definitely skip any main meal
  6. Plan and prepare healthy snacks to keep up your energy for Moving
  7. Hydrate yourself well for Moving day. Make sure to drink plenty of water
  8. Ask for help! You can ask a close friend ahead of time to help you with meals or pick up essential groceries while you pack
  9. The following Foods can travel well with you while Moving:

•Fruits: apples, oranges, bananas, grapes, stone fruits

•Veggies: carrots, celery, bell pepper, snap peas 

•Nuts, nut butters, coconut flakes, dried fruit, trail mixes

•Wrap sandwiches

•Cold pasta or grain-based salads

•Green salads with dressing in separate container

• Snack bars

•Yogurt

•Hard-boiled eggs

•Pureed food pouches for the kids

•Pre-cooked and chilled meats (chicken, turkey, salmon)

•Hummus

Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you! Secure Moving LTD in cooperation with Serena Cleaning LTD as one of the most flexible mobile cleaning companies to date is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of Residential, and commercial cleaning services.

Hazards in your Home sweet home which can make you sick

When we compare the way of living between generations, we can identify that the way of living has been changed dramatically between various generations. Our homes are supposed to be the safest place of the world as we rest and renew ourselves and make ourselves ready for new challenges of the outdoor life but unfortunately there are some conditions which make them not so healthy to live.

For most of human history, human being has lived in housing with lots of fresh air. Now we have air tight doors and windows, caulking and insulations that do not let enough ventilation into a home. Energy efficient Star rated homes that reduce fresh air infiltration into homes based on energy conservation are considered the “gold standard’ nowadays. This overall lack of fresh air can increase levels of indoor contaminants and humidity.

Anyone uses nowadays chemicals to clean and to add fragrance to the indoor air, spray pesticides, lead paints, air fresheners, candles and asbestos in homes. Beside them as a result of modern way of life we use plastics and foams that can off gas chemicals. These are all made from potentially toxic chemicals. 

Indeed there are many environmental problems in your home which can be converted to a real risk factor when you leave them untreated. There are always at least one of these potential hazards in your home which can make you sick and you must address it accordingly to prevent it from causing problems. 

Secure Moving LTD has provided you the list of Common corners of your home and things that can make you sick in your home:

➢Hidden Mold & Mildew most probably due to High humidity and Improper ventilation

➢Your Household harsh chemical cleaning Products & Artificial fragrance

➢Kitchen Blender

➢Lead Paint and Asbestos

➢Vacuum Cleaners and Dust inside it which is a good place for breeding bacteria 

➢Door Handles, Computer Keyboards, Washing Machines and Dishwashers

➢Central Heating and/or Cooling System Vents

➢Refrigerator Trays & Drawers and Refrigerator Handle

➢Water damage and Leaky Pipes. Dirty faucets and sinks

➢Tightly sealed or poor ventilated corners

➢Unwashed Bed Sheets, carpets and Bath Mats

➢Wall-to-Wall Carpet

➢Dirty Can Openers

➢Display of your cellphones and tablets 

➢Your Shower Head which contains high amount of bacteria

➢Contaminated Heating and Cooling Systems 

➢Your pet’s fur, dander and fecal matter

➢Re-usable grocery bags

Secure Moving LTD in cooperation with Serena Cleaning LTD as one of the most flexible mobile cleaning companies to date is dedicated to deliver the highest quality of Residential, and commercial cleaning services. We can handle all types of jobs regardless of the project size and our priority is making sure our clients are completely satisfied. Our mission is to ensure the best quality service, and extensive attention to detail. We pride ourselves in our flexible services and our expertise. Our clients can expect only the best from us, and nothing less.

Smart ways to reduce Trash at your home

While going plastic-free or zero-waste can seem an almost impossible task, there are multiple ways we can Reduce trash at home to do our part for the planet by little steps. Reducing Trash means rescuing our planet earth and at the same time we can save money.

The main 2 problems of waste production is first using up our planet’s finite resources and second polluting our environment. 

We should always ask ourself how low can we get out trash output to go. Depending on where we live, we can easily switch to a smaller garbage output by modifying our lifestyle. We can accomplish this task by following some delicate steps to move towards a more waste-free lifestyle. Following these steps means we’ll not only be going green, we’ll be saving green to protect our environment!

Secure Moving LTD has provided you some Points to follow which help you to reduce Trash at your home dramatically as followings:

➢Buy fresh products that don’t come in plastic wrap

➢Buy in bulk whenever it is possible or buy products with minimal or recyclable packaging

➢Use sustainable tote bag instead of plastic bags as an alternative. Keep reusable grocery bags in your car. Start relying on reusable containers

➢Buy durable reusable things instead of disposable ones to boost  your waste-free lifestyle for e.g stop using disposable plates

➢Use eco-friendly glass jars and containers to store bulk goods bought from grocery shops in your kitchen 

➢Always try to buy high quality long-term items which are durable even if they are more expensive 

➢Consider buying clean second hand or used items instead of purchasing brand new ones

➢Share or donate unwanted or useless items of your possessions 

➢Don’t  buy useless items just because they have offer or you find them cheap. Think twice before you buy anything

➢Join buy-and-sell groups, sharing groups and Free-cycling groups on social media

➢Learn to Repair old items instead of throwing them away and buying new ones, for e.g in case of clothes, furniture and sometime shoes 

➢Compost the kitchen scraps. Turn food scraps into valuable dirt for enriching the soil of your garden which helps wonderfully to live a waste-free existence

➢Buy reusable or recyclable water bottles 

➢Use your own mug rather than a paper cup when buy coffee at  local coffee shop 

➢Use rechargeable batteries

➢Use baby cloth diapers 

➢Switch to paperless billing, communication and bureaucracy by using Email more frequently rather than paper. Read e-books instead of paper books

➢Refill the ink cartridges instead of purchasing new ones

➢Make your own food instead of buying fast food or packed one

➢Repurpose materials rather than just discarding them

➢Buy products with Compostable packaging. Buy woody or organic versions of typically plastic items like comb, brush and etc if available

 

We should accept the reality that our escalating consumerism is continually producing more Reduce trash. Probably the easiest way to reduce our trash problem is simply to consume less, however it is  sometimes a difficult job as many people can not withstand the huge marketing attempts of big companies in digital world. 

 

Moving towards a waste-free existence will save our planet and ensures to leave a healthier planet for our new generations. The good news is that nowadays thanks to new technologies human being can make energy out of garbage. The concept of renewable Energy is huge and promising for our planet. But in spite of that we should do our best to put our part for the planet.

 

Where and How can I get moving boxes for free?

Where and How to get moving boxes is always a real concern as you need moving boxes in order to pack up your home or apartment into them. Uniform moving boxes are nice but they are costly. 

The thought of finding the boxes for free instead of spending money on them is always accompanying you as free boxes can help cut down moving costs, but do you know Where and How can you get moving boxes for free?

Secure Moving LTD has collected and provided you the list of right places where you can find and collect moving sturdy boxes for free:

➢Electronic Stores

➢Bookstores

➢Office Supply Stores

➢Grocery Stores (You can ask for wooden boxes)

➢Craigslist website

➢Big retail supermarkets

➢Copy and print centers

➢McDonald branches

➢Liquor Stores

➢Starbucks branches

➢Walgreens & Walmart

➢Recycling Centers 

➢Local newspaper company

➢Pharmacies 

➢Storage Centers  & Truck Rental Centers

 

It is best to go in these stores and ask the manager when shipments come in or if they have any free boxes in storage and if they can give you some large and strong free cardboard boxes for your moving. You should expect to get variety of box sizes instead of uniform one when you don’t plan to spend on them. As well please do not compromise SAFETY of Moving process in the cut costing attempt, so you must always accept and use Dry, clean, durable and sturdy boxes.

We understand that moving is very stressful, and the most difficult things you would ever do, but Secure Moving LTD makes it efficient and easy for you from beginning to the end covering all kinds of moving job including residential, commercial and office move. To book Vancouver residential moving services make sure to Contact Us and we will be more than happy to hear and help you!