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How to find reliable international movers?

The process of moving next door is difficult, but moving across the state borders can be a living nightmare. However, it is something that sooner or later, a lot of people will experience for themselves. What is important for you to know is that moving abroad doesn`t have to be such a bad thing. With reputable international movers Toronto, everything is not only possible but also made easy. The only thing that might be a problem for you is finding the aforementioned movers. But, worry not, as today, Tender Touch Moving & Storage Toronto give you all the tips on how to find reliable international movers for your upcoming relocation! Continue reading “How to find reliable international movers?”

Moving a piano – tips and hints

The piano is one of those household items that usually have some sort of sentimental value attached to them. Whether you inherited it from your grandparents, or you bought it when you were an aspiring artist, pianos have a special place in our hearts. However, what anyone who has ever attempted moving a piano knows is that this is no joke. We here at Tender Touch Moving and Storage Toronto will be the first ones to tell you that a difficult road is ahead of you. Whether you will celebrate once you get at the end of it, it is up to you! Today, we give all the tips and hints for piano moving, and you be the one to decide whether you want to use them for your upcoming relocation or not! Continue reading “Moving a piano – tips and hints”

How do you pack liquids for moving?

When it comes to moving into a new home, there are many things you need to think about. For example, you need to find a reliable mover, to change your address, to pack everything etc. So, it is probably best to make a moving timeline in order to be sure that you will have everything done on time. However, there is one thing you should know how to do properly, and that is how to pack liquids for moving. First, you need to be aware of the fact that there are certain liquids that are forbidden to pack. Second, when you choose which packages you will bring with you, you need to know how to pack them in order to prevent spilling. Continue reading “How do you pack liquids for moving?”

Do Moving Companies Require Deposits For Your Move?

There is one thing we have learned about moving so far – this is one expensive endeavor! Whether you need to hire residential or commercial movers Toronto, local or long-distance one, you should expect a hefty bill. And, that is exactly what you expect – to have to pay after the move is over. No one really gives paying deposits for your move a thought. Should you, though, or is this not a common practice among moving companies? Stick with us, as we have all the details. Continue reading “Do Moving Companies Require Deposits For Your Move?”

Change Your Address Before You Move

Moving is both an exciting and stressful period at the same time. On one hand, you are happy for the life that awaits in the new place, and you are looking forward to meeting new people and exploring new venues. On the other hand, you have just spent weeks getting ready for your move, and finishing what seems like endless moving tasks. One of those tasks is certainly the one of changing your address. But, there is nothing to worry about, as to change your address before you move is a piece of cake, compared to other things you have to deal with, like finding the best residential movers Toronto for your upcoming relocation. Continue reading “Change Your Address Before You Move”

Have a safe Halloween – here is how

It is that time of a year again when you are not afraid of seeing ghosts and monsters running out on the street. If you honor the tradition, you will even greet them nicely and give them some candy. We are talking about Halloween, of course. Those who are passionate the most about this holiday have probably been preparing for a long time now, trying to come up with the most creative costume. If you happen to be moving to Toronto in this period, let us help you move the best way and help you have a safe Halloween. We will share some useful tips in order to prepare better. Continue reading “Have a safe Halloween – here is how”

Toronto food bucket list

When traveling or moving to another country, even to another town, you are expected to experience something quite new and unique. If you would ask people what is something they are most looking forward when visiting a country, you will probably hear many similar answers were experiencing a culture, learning about that country’s history, as well as tasting some good bites of traditional food are on top of the list. If you happen to be coming to Toronto anytime soon, we would like to refer you to our special guide about the food that has found a place on Toronto food bucket list that you simply have to try. Otherwise, it will not even count that you have been in Toronto. Continue reading “Toronto food bucket list”

Best suburbs in Toronto

If you are thinking about moving to Toronto, there is one thing you should know: it is a highly safe city. It is also the biggest city in Canada and has many different suburban areas. But, in order to determine which ones are the best, there is no need to often move from place to place. All you need is to do a little research and see for yourself what suits you best. If you need a place with good schools for your children, if you would like to live alone, or even if you are a senior who needs a more quiet place, Toronto is what you are looking for. This article will provide you with some of the best suburbs in Toronto, and, hopefully, you will find one that meets all your needs.

The Beaches- a quiet and peaceful area

In case you would like to move to Toronto, just visit Tender Touch Moving and Storage Toronto. This site can be of great help- you can get some pieces of advice on how to pack, to what suburb of Toronto suits you best. One of them is the Beaches. As its name suggests, there are four beaches in its vicinity that are at your disposal. In addition to this, it is close enough to the city, to make it easier for you to have all your tasks done fast. Also, it is far enough to make you forget that you are actually living in the biggest city in Canada. The residents usually stroll or use the streetcars since there is no direct access to the main transit lines.

A couple on a beach in one of the best suburbs in Toronto
The Beaches offers you an opportunity to go to the seaside every day

Harbourfront has a great location to offer

It is said that this is one of the best suburbs in Toronto and that is perfect for everyone. There is the Lake Ontario nearby, beside which there are many restaurants that offer a splendid and peaceful view. It is a highly desirable area to live in, especially when you have in mind that you can live in a condo that has a view of the lake. You have the ability to ride, run or just walk along the water and enjoy the scene ahead of you. You can also take a ferry to the Toronto Islands and visit many antique stores and galleries. In addition to this, the home of the Blue Jays, The Rogers Centre, would be in your vicinity.

A city by the lake
Enjoy having lunch in a restaurant by Lake Ontario

One of the best suburbs in Toronto is the Annex

This area is one of the favorites among students. One of the reasons for this is the fact that the University of Toronto is situated there. Another reason is that it has rich nightlife which is not that expensive. The Annex can brag with bars, cafes, and bakeries that are friendly to the student budget. In addition to this, here you can find the Royal Ontario Museum and Lee’s Palace, a rock concert hall and nightclub. If you are a movie fan, there is Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema in the Annex- it is a great movie theatre which has been there ever since 1913. So, if you prefer not having to give larger amounts of money on your personal expenses, this is the district for you.

People with bags
If you prefer not spending much, when your personal expenses are in question, the Annex is the one for you

If you prefer a more glamorous neighborhood, go for Yorkville

Yorkville is one of the wealthiest parts of Toronto. If you decide to move there, and you possess valuable items, it is better to hire professionals to do the job. Yorkville is a charming area with stunning houses from the Victorian era. The Toronto International Film Festival takes place here every September and, during the festival, you can see many celebrities. In addition to this, celebrities can be seen in Yorkville for another reason- shopping. There are shopping stores like Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Gucci. From this, you can see that this neighborhood is not really affordable to the middle classes.

Red carpet
Yorkville can give you an opportunity to live in a glamorous neighborhood and often see celebrities

High Park- for those who prefer a peaceful environment

According to seniors and families with small children, High Park is one of the best suburbs in Toronto. If you want to live in a city, but have the feeling that you are in a smaller town, this district will be perfect for you. It is named after the largest park in Toronto that would be in your vicinity if you move here. The park includes a zoo and a playground, but it is also famous for its cherry trees. People from around the world come here every year to see the cherry blossoms since it is quite the spectacle. Another good thing about this neighborhood is the fact that public transport is easy to access- it will not take you longer than 20 minutes to reach downtown Toronto.

Cherry blossom
One of the best suburbs in Toronto is High Park, where you can enjoy in cherry blossoms every year

If you would like to change your place of residence, think about moving to Toronto. It does not matter whether you are moving from Europe, USA or some other place, you will surely fit in. There are many suburbs in this city and each of them has something different to offer. Here, we have listed some of the best suburbs in Toronto in order to help you make a decision. Make sure that you have done a thorough research before the move. Have in mind that some of the suburbs may be too expensive, too loud or even too quiet. However, one thing is certain- Toronto can offer at least one district which will meet all of your needs. This city is a mosaic of different neighborhoods and it only depends on your lifestyle which of them you will choose to call your home.

Places to find free moving boxes

The moving process is one of those things that, no matter what you do, can never be cheap. Even if you decide against hiring reliable Toronto movers, you will still be faced with plenty of other moving expenses. Packing supplies are just one of those moving expenses. However, while there are some moving costs that are unavoidable, cardboard boxes are not one of them. There are a lot of places where you can find free moving boxes, and save some money in the process! Read on, because saving money this way is easier than you think. Continue reading “Places to find free moving boxes”

Most popular live music venues in Toronto

Toronto is one of the most recognizable cities worldwide, which is no coincidence. This metropolitan city has a high standard of living, beautiful scenery, and a lot of the commodities you need for a quality life. As if all of this weren`t enough, Toronto has an abundance of places where you can spend your Friday nights at. From the best museums for families to hip and trendy bars for singles, you can rest assured Toronto will not disappoint. And, if the music is an important part of your life, we suggest you take look at the most popular live music venues in Toronto we are about to list. Continue reading “Most popular live music venues in Toronto”