1. 5 Ways To Reduce Stress During A Move

    Few things feel as exciting as the newness of a move, and yet the actual work involved in packing all our belongings is another story. We are a country on the move, it might be your first home, the need for a  larger home for your growing family or moving for a job opportunity in a different city. The key is to reduce the stress of your move as much as possible, listed below are 5 helpful ideas. …Read More

  2. How Clean is a Seller Required to Leave the House After Moving Out?

    Legal Requirements You’ve sold your home and at last moving day has arrived, anticipating a busy day ahead your obligation for cleaning the home may be unclear. There is a legal responsibility to clean the home unless specified in your sales contract beyond what is referred to as "broom clean”. Broom clean means the seller should at the very least sweep floors, walls and the ceiling.  In th…Read More

  3. How To Protect Electronics During A Move

    Last week we gave you some tips on how to protect pictures during a move. This week we are going to instruct you on how to protect electronics during a move. Electronics are not cheap to say the least. It seems these days it is just as expensive to repair your electronics than it is to buy a new one. Unfortunately it happens to everyone. One misstep, one little slip, one loose padding and the next…Read More

  4. How To Protect Pictures During A Move

    Pictures carry some of our most cherished and prized memories. They are often irreplaceable and priceless in the eyes of the owners. For these pictures you want to frame them in something special, unique, and that looks good. Moving often presents a challenge for the pictures as things can get lost in the shuffle, thrown around, and chipped or scraped. If you follow this easy to do step-by-step gu…Read More

  5. Ways To Make A New House Feel Like Home

    At Sunrise Moving & Storage, we know that moving can be an uneasy time for anyone. Your lives are being uplifted and everything that you were accustomed to and that was part of your routine is now changed and brand new to you. When moving there are steps that you can take so that you can make your new house feel like home again. Start with the closet Most people start by unpacking the common a…Read More

  6. What You Need To Know About Moving To Nanaimo BC

    Nanaimo, British Columbia known as the "Harbour City" is the second largest city on beautiful Vancouver Island and has much to offer when you are considering relocating. The city has enjoyed steady growth, a place for singles, families and although far from a retirement community, it is a city they all can enjoy. Recreation From fishing and boating in the ocean or numerous lakes, camping, hiking,…Read More

  7. How to Have a Good Yard Sale

    Summer may be a ways away here in Nanaimo, but it is not too early to start thinking about decluttering your home by organizing a yard sale. You probably have a few items already that you would like to try to make some extra cash off of, which is only the first step in planning a profitable sale. Thinking ahead in the following ways can prevent a lot of unnecessary hassle. Put something away every…Read More

  8. How the Garage Can Help You Declutter Before a Move

    You have a lot to sort through as you prepare for a move. This can cause a lot of chaos and stress in your regular living situation, but there is at least one step you can take to lessen the amount of disruption that residential moving can take on your home: you can take advantage of your garage. Declutter your garage to reduce how much you will have to move Many people use their garage as a space…Read More

  9. Treating Your Move Like Tetris

    How you pack can play a big part in how efficient your move is in the end. It may seem easiest to pack everything in whatever boxes you have lying around or that are given to you, but this can cause more hassle than you might anticipate. If you use this method of packing everything in whatever way seems most convenient at the time, you may quickly end up finding it difficult for you or your movers…Read More

  10. Moving Sale Tips

    During any move, you will likely not be able to or even want to bring all of your belongings with you to your new home. Holding a moving sale can be a great way to declutter and earn some spending money. To make sure your sale can be a success, follow these few tips for planning and running a moving sale. Figure out the ideal prices for your items Once you know what you want to sell, make an inven…Read More