Some Tips for Moving your Pets to or from Toronto ON

Moving with pets to or from Toronto, ON can disturb your moving plans, as you can imagine. While we all become consumed with the usual chores of wrapping and packing our belongings, and organizing a workable moving schedule, a similar level of preparation is needed to move a pet from its familiar surrounds to a new home. […]

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Options for Moving a Car for a Long Distance Move from Toronto ON

If you are moving locally in Toronto, ON, moving your car won’t be an issue. But when it comes to long distance moving across Canada, the situation is different. While a local or short distance move in Toronto, ON presents a no-brainer ‘drive-it-yourself’ solution, a move that takes you hundreds or thousands of miles away is a […]

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Tips to Downsize from a House to a Condo in Toronto ON

Are you thinking about moving from a house to a condo in Toronto, ON or any other city in Canada? Well, even after adding up all the condo fees, you’ll probably come out ahead financially due to savings on utilities, property taxes and other maintenance costs. Here are some tips to consider to make the process of […]

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Moving Tips & Tricks from the Pros

Planning your next move can be stressful and costly, but there are a few good ways you can simplify the experience by being proactive. Here are some of the top moving tips and tricks recommended by moving professionals who have seen it all: Schedule Ahead – Once you have set your moving date, don’t hesitate […]

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What are furniture moving straps?

Moving isn’t easy. It can be a time consuming, stressful process. Regardless of how difficult it is, it’s still a necessity. Whether you are relocating yourself or just want to get rid of some heavy furniture, you need to invest in tools that will help make your moving process easier. One of the best solutions […]

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6 Tips for Moving Out

Whether you are moving across the city or to the other side of the country, moving is a project that involves a lot of detail work. If you want the process to go smoothly, it pays to make some decisions up front. Here are some tips for moving out that can help you get started: […]

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How to Reduce the Stress of Downsizing for Seniors

Getting older sometimes means moving to a smaller home or into an assisted living facility. With either option, seniors will need to decide what they want to bring along and what should be sold or given to loved ones; however this can be a difficult period of time. Fortunately, there is quite a bit, that family […]

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Our Ultimate Moving Into Your First Home Checklist

Moving into your first home can be one of the most exciting adventures you will ever experience, however, it can also be a bit intimidating. With so many things to do and so much to remember, a lot of individuals get caught up in dealing with the larger tasks involved with their move and either […]

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Need Help Moving? 5 Reasons to Call Tender Touch

Moving to a new home or office can be a stressful event, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you’re planning a move, let Tender Touch Moving & Storage take some of the stress off your hands. Here are five reasons you should call Tender Touch when you need help moving. Your time is […]

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Moving Apps to Keep you Organized

  Whether you’re moving a few streets away in Toronto, ON or across Canada, there are lots of details to manage. Being organized can reduce stress and help make everything go smoothly. One of the easiest ways to keep on top of all the details is to use one of the many Smartphone moving apps. […]

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How to Unpack After Moving

Figuring out how to unpack after moving to or from Toronto, ON or elsewhere in Canada can be a big job. Where will it all go? When will you have time to get it done? Moving disrupts your normal routine and the sooner you can get at least the important stuff unpacked, the sooner you’ll […]

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4 Tips for Settling In when Moving to a New Town

Moving to a new town gives you the opportunity to meet fresh challenges and learn how to adapt to different surroundings. It’s not always easy, and these tips for settling in may give you some ideas. Explore Your New Town Although you will have done some research about your new town, once your move is […]

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6 Tips for Moving Heavy Furniture Safely

Injuries from incorrectly lifting heavy furniture can affect you for the rest of your life and cause damage to your belongings. The following safety tips can help to prevent these injuries along with damage to your furniture. Get a Dolly Consider buying one so that you will have it on hand after the move. A […]

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5 Things to Know Before Moving to Toronto

Moving to a big city like Toronto can be intimidating, especially if you’re coming from a much smaller town. To help your transition to settle you into the big city, we have a couple of things that you should probably know. So here is our list of 5 Things to Know Before Moving to Toronto. […]

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Best Brunch Spots in Toronto

There is no shortage of awesome breakfast spots throughout the city, but if you’re having trouble choosing, here are a few to help you get started. Lady Marmalade Lady Marmalade is one of our all time favourites! This Leslieville gem opened in 2009 and has quickly made a name for itself as a premiere brunch […]

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How To Pack a Moving Truck the Right Way

Packing a moving truck the wrong way can cost you! Fragile items may get broken.  Appliances or furniture can be scratched.  If items are not loaded efficiently, significant space can be left unused, necessitating additional moving trips. Worst of all, accidents can occur because of faulty weight distribution.  Read on for some helpful tips on […]

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Best Coffee Shops in Toronto

 There is definitely no shortage of coffee shops in Toronto, but besides the big chain brands have you tried any of these local favourites? Rooster Coffee House – 479 Broadview Ave, Toronto, Ontario A fantastic ambience is punctuated by great service and fresh brews, and this is just what Rooster Coffee House offers. This coffee […]

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How to Properly Pack Boxes for Moving

Whether you are moving across town or across the country, moving is a major undertaking! As a matter of fact, moving is often rated as one of the most stressful life experiences. Here are some simple tips will help you properly pack your boxes for moving. Only Use the Best Boxes It’s vital to only […]

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Packing Clothes for Moving

There is so much you have to do when you are preparing to move that it is extremely tempting to just toss all of your clothes into a couple of boxes and call it a day! When you are packing clothes for moving though you really need to plan for it. Not only do you […]

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Best Activities for Families in Toronto This Winter

Winter can be associated with short days, cold, boring nights but don’t let that hamper your sense of adventure. You don’t have to break the bank to keep the kids entertained every single day. Grab your scarf and head out to enjoy some of the best activities for families in Toronto this winter. Spend the […]

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How to Choose the Best Moving Company

Uprooting your entire life and relocating everything to another location can be a rigorous, stressful process. That’s why moving companies exist! Using the services of a moving company will make your move much easier. However, not all moving companies are the same. Here are the things that you need to do to choose the best moving company […]

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Are Plastic Storage Bins a Good Option When Moving?

So you’re getting ready to move! One of the many things you’ll need to consider is how to best pack your belongings. Recently there have been many people suggesting plastic storage bins as an alternative to the classic cardboard box. Are they really a good option? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons […]

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6 Things to Consider when Moving with Elderly Parents

Moving with elderly parents can be a bit of a trial if you’re not well-prepared. Even parents still in full control of their faculties may have difficulty with the excitement, activity, and other stressors involved in a family move. With that in mind, here are six things to consider when moving with elderly parents—account for […]

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6 Most Beautiful Places in Toronto This Fall

One of the natural beauties Canada has to offer is the fall when we witness leaves changing colours. And there is nothing like grabbing a pumpkin spiced coffee and heading out for a stroll to enjoy the fall foliage and fresh air before the winter cold chases us into hibernation and hockey rinks. So grab […]

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Creative Packaging Ideas for Moving Fragile Items

Fine china, electronics and other fragile items are some of the most difficult of your belongings to move. Although they usually aren’t as heavy and unwieldy as a couch, dresser or other pieces of furniture, they can easily be broken during transport. It is extremely frustrating and costly when this happens, so you must find a way […]

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Choosing Packing Paper for Moving

Packing for a move is a big job even if you don’t own a lot of stuff.  One of your top concerns is always protecting your belongings from damage.  Having the right moving supplies will make the whole process much easier.  Using packing paper for moving is a popular option.  It’s budget friendly, eco-friendly, and […]

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How To Move a Pool Table

Moving a pool table doesn’t have to be a hassle, but it can be if you’re not careful or don’t think ahead! Knowing how to move a pool table, any disassembly or reassembly required, how to safely pack separated parts, how to level it afterwards will make everything go much smoother than winging it and […]

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What Type of Service Should I Expect from a Local Moving Company?

Whether it’s your first time hiring a local moving company or you’ve always used these convenient, affordable services, as your move approaches you’re likely wondering what types of services you should be able to expect. Let’s take a look at the key services that should be included in your quote. Your local moving company offers […]

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Preparing Your Home for Winter

With fall right around the corner it’s time to start preparing your home for the long Canadian winter ahead. We all know that weather in Toronto can change over night and you don’t want to get caught unprepared. Taking some time now to get ready can save you time, headaches and money in the long […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Always Hire Expert Piano Movers

Maybe you think you can handle it, or maybe you’re considering leaving the task to a general moving company with no expert piano movers on staff. But there are many reasons to invest in specialists when transporting a piano, whether you’re looking at a local move or a long distance relocation. Unlike other pieces of […]

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Why Moving Company Reviews Are Important

The Internet allows customers to voice their opinions and experiences like never before. As a result, it’s important for moving companies to always put their best foot forward and wow their clients with stellar service. At the same time, it’s imperative for you to research moving company reviews before you hire a mover. We’re here […]

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4 Family Activities to End the Summer

As summer draws to a close it is the perfect time to get out and enjoy what Toronto has to offer. With events like the CNE and the Blue Jays dominating the MLB there are plenty of family activities to celebrate the end of the summer. Relax at one of  Toronto’s Beaches. Grab the kids […]

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The Ultimate Office Move Checklist

Moving can be stressful in any situation, but when you’re talking in terms of a business move, the situation can become a lot more perilous and taxing.  There are risks of exposing confidential client data and relocating expensive equipment that probably won’t survive the move if it’s mishandled. When your business is relocating to a […]

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Back to School Checklist

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. Yes, it’s almost that time of the year again, the school year is right around the corner. So whether you are parents dreading the inevitability of dropping their little baby off at school for the first time or are excitedly awaiting the pending peace […]

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Tender Touch’s Change of Address Checklist

Moving can be an extremely stressful and frustrating experience. There are so many details that must be taken care of during a move, including letting everyone know where to find you now! While many people have the misconception that simply filling out a change of address form with the local post office is sufficient, this […]

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How To Move a Hot Tub the Right Way

When you bought your hot tub, all you thought about was how wonderful it would be enjoying it on your deck, patio, yard or poolside. It never occurred to you that you’d have to know how to move a hot tub! Now you’re relocating and you don’t want to leave such a large investment behind! […]

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Moving with Children: How to Survive a Long Haul Move

Moving can be one of the most intimidating experiences in a child’s life, especially if you’re relocating to a new home that is far away from the friends, family members and activities that your child has grown accustomed to. Thankfully, however, there are a number of things you can do in order to help your […]

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7 Toronto Restaurants You Need to Try

Toronto supports one of the best dining scenes in all of North America so not matter what you have a craving for you will be able to find a dish to satisfy your hunger. If we were to make a list of all the Toronto Restaurants You Need To Try it would be endless so […]

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How Many Moving Company Quotes Should I Get?

We all know there are a lot of things that need to be done when you’re getting ready to move.  But don’t be tempted to cut corners by just scheduling the first moving company you find.  Remember you are trusting this company with your personal belongings so you’ll want to make sure they are up […]

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Creating Your Moving To Do List

Sometimes when you relocate, all of the details involved can make it seem like you are moving mountains instead of your household belongings. Getting organized before you make your big move, however, can help to alleviate much of the stress that is involved with relocating. Below is a moving to do list that can help you […]

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Best places in Ontario to Raise a Family

Along with natural outdoor beauty, Ontario is rich in culture and history. The province’s strong economic growth, low crime rates, relatively modest cost of living, affordable daycare and a high percentage of families with children, which have lead to many great towns and cities to settle down and start a life. Here are some of […]

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6 Tips for Moving With Pets

Relocating to a new home can be just as stressful for your pets as it is for you. Most individuals would agree that their pets are simply furry members of their family, and they would want to do everything possible to keep them comfortable and happy. Whether you are moving nearby or far away, there are […]

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Questions You Should Ask Local Moving Companies

Make no mistake about it moving is a frustrating and complex affair that nobody really looks forward to. Moving an entire home even in the best of cases requires a lot of hard work. While moving, the last thing you need is further complications. In many cases hiring local moving companies is a required part […]

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How to Pack Dishes for Moving

Moving involves a lot of, well, moving pieces.  You need to relocate every piece of your life, from your shoes to your silverware, and you need to make sure that it gets there safe and sound.  Are you looking at your kitchen and wondering how to pack dishes for moving day?  Don’t worry!  You’re not […]

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What to Look for in Long Distance Moving Companies

Choosing between the huge array of long distance moving companies can be a difficult and frustrating experience. However, it is essential that your belongings arrive at your new home free from damage and that no hidden costs appear with the arrival of your bill. To ensure that everything runs smoothly, take the following into account […]

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5 Things To Remember When Moving

Relocating to a new home can be stressful, but there are some things to remember when moving that can make your transition a little easier and take some of the worry away. Here are some commonly overlooked things that you do need to remember when moving from Point A to Point B: Change Your Address.  This […]

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