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Labeling Moving Boxes

August 11th, 2017 7:42 pm by

Properly labeling moving boxes is a very important step in the packing process and is often overlooked. There are many stories of people claiming that an item was lost during the move, only to find it weeks later packed in another moving box. Below are a few tips on effectively labeling your moving boxes. Use […]

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We Care About Our Environment

August 1st, 2017 9:12 pm by

We Care About Our Environment United Van Lines (Canada) Ltd. and its Member companies across Canada are committed to keeping our communities clean and green. How? By Re-using – Quilted furniture pads – Floor runners – Containers kept in fleet for 15 years and then sold to local companies and farmers By Reducing – Paperless […]

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Prohibited Dangerous Items

July 25th, 2017 8:40 pm by

Prohibited Dangerous Items As a matter of public safety, governments at all levels have passed legislation restricting the transportation of dangerous goods. Some commodities may be included in your shipment under controlled conditions, others are prohibited by law. In either case, you must disclose to the Driver every item which poses a hazard and which […]

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How to Move Glass

July 17th, 2017 9:54 pm by

How to Move Glass and Marble Glass and marble table tops are very common pieces of furniture. They are also a couple of the most fragile items you will encounter during a move. We have seen our fair share of glass and marble over the years and have created the following list to help you […]

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Packing Heavy Items

July 10th, 2017 9:21 pm by

Books, records, weights and other heavy items need to be packed if you plan on making moving them as easy as possible. These items can make a box extremely heavy and hard to carry. Below are some tips we use at Highland Moving & Storage to ensure heavy items are properly and safely packed. Use […]

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