Local , Long Distance, & Overseas Moving Services in Langely BC

summit-picAs exciting as moving can be, it is also often incredibly stressful. Regardless of whether you’re moving a block away, or to a new city, province or even country, the planning and execution of a move will give even the most meticulous home and business owner a headache that seems to never disappear.

If you’re looking to reduce the amount of stress that moving causes, and if you would like to take measures to make sure you have a successful relocation where all of your belongings end up in your new abode in the condition you left them in, then it’s prudent to work with a professional moving company.

For home and business owners in Langley, BC, there is no better choice than the experts at

Summit Moving & Storage.

#4 – 27355 Gloucester Way
Langley, BC, Canada V4W 3Z8

Phone: (604) 626-0954
Fax: (604) 856-2997
Email: summit@summitatlasvanlines.com

As local movers in Langley as well as the premier long distance moving company in the area, we have the equipment, personnel, experience and management you need to have a successful move.

In fact, thanks to our whole home packing services, we are even able to take care of everything for you so all you have to worry about is getting settled into your new place.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at some moving tips for current and prospective clients moving locally, long-distance or even overseas.

Things to Remember When Moving Locally

Without question, moving locally is the easiest type of move, although that does not mean it is any less stressful. Perhaps the most important thing you need to do is to make sure you alert all pertinent parties of your address change to ensure your mail gets sent to the right home.

In addition, in order to save time, energy and effort, it may be wise to bring things over in bunches, and save the “big ticket items” for the professionals. By that, we mean filling up your car with small boxes or items and dropping them off at your house when you’re out and about, and then leaving the desks, television centers, tables and furniture pieces for the big moving day.

Things to Remember When Moving Long Distance

Atlas Long Distance Moving AfilliateAgain, make sure you’ve taken care of all your address changes with pertinent parties to make sure your mail comes to your new home.

In addition, you want to avoid having to make multiple trips, it would be wise to begin the packing process as soon as possible to make certain you have everything you need and that everything is ready to go for the big moving day.

One tip would be to make a pile of things you no longer need when packing, and donate those items to a local charity. Not only will you be helping others out, but you’ll also cut down significantly on the things you’ll need to travel with.

During the actual move itself, you’ll want to bring a “carry-on” box with all of the things you might need during the trip, such as medications, your license, credit cards etc.

Think of it this way; you’ll have no idea when you’ll be able to get to certain items during a long-distance move, so be sure to put all of your essentials in a carrying case close by.

Lastly, try to get a jump-start on things by finding new necessities, such as your new doctor’s office, pharmacy, school for your children or other important endeavors ahead of time to make certain you only have to worry about packing or unpacking.

Things to Remember When Moving Overseas

The most important thing to remember when moving to a new a country is to have all of your paperwork in order and in a place that is easily accessible. There is plenty of bureaucratic red tape you must cut through before you can even begin thinking about stepping foot in your new country, so make sure you have your passport, visa and other important documents ready for you and any family members going with you.

In addition, you will want to figure out the finances of moving to a new country. For instance, if you are moving from Canada to America, be sure to talk with a specialist to learn about the differences in currency and how your national dollar translates to a new country.

Lastly, you may want to consider taking advantage of professional storage services, especially if you plan on returning to your home country often, or if you simply don’t have the space to bring everything you want to keep with you.

Regardless of the type of move you’re about to embark on, Summit Moving & Storage can help each step of the way. From the packing and crating of all your belongings to the actual execution of the move, we’re here to help you however we can.

For more information, contact us today.