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Moving Crates – Clean & Sanitized

December 1st, 2013

Renting plastic moving boxes is relatively new to Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley and like many new industries it suffers from a lack of standards, especially when it comes to hygiene.

 

As a Plastic Moving Crate pioneer, It’s Your Move continues to promote best practices and when it comes to cleanliness and product maintenance It’s Your Move leads the way.

 

Renting plastic moving boxes and moving crates is a convenience service and we feel that you the client should be burdended with cleaning the supplies once your unpacked, let alone face cleaning charges. You expect the crates to be delivered clean and ready to use without fear of allergens, dander or bed bugs.

 

It’s Your Move maintains its own professional in-house plastic moving crate washing service so that we can ensure that every plastic moving box and moving crate has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before it reaches you.

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Moving Supplies – Free Delivery

November 1st, 2013

Moving Supplies delivered and picked up, free delivery, 30 day rental terms

 

 

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Wardrobe Containers for rent

October 1st, 2013

Can accommodate approximately 1/3 of a standard closet. Unused space at the bottom is perfect for packing;

  • shoes
  • linens
  • pillows

Ideal for packing tall awkward items such as table lamps or lamp shades.

 

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Moving Crates / Moving Boxes for rent

September 1st, 2013

Recommended for most household items including;

  • dishes
  • tools
  • DVD/CD’s
  • books

Initially designed for retail and shipping this crate can handle it all from your valuable breakables to your tools.

Commercial Application
  • Accommodates legal and letter size files via the use of our crate rails which fit inside
  • HIPPA/LEEDS certified, lockable, secure transport of everything from patient information to investigative files.
Product Specifications
  • 75 litre – 3.0 cubic feet
  • 28″ W x 18″ L x 13″ H

 

*Not thermally insulated and should not  be used for long term storage or transportation of perishable goods requiring refrigeration.

*Not suitable for transportation of toxic or hazardous substances including; corrosives, solvents or pesticides.

  • Canadian Made
  • Ultra-Rugged
  • Leak Resistant
  • Crush Proof
  • Produced from 95% recycled plastic
  • Tamper resistant overlapping lids
  • Ergonomic handles for safer, easier lifting
  • Nestability & convenient for easy storage
  • Security ports provide lockability via pad lock or zap straps
  • Stackability & consistent sizes make packing a breeze
  • Stacking guides prevent toppling

Fewer truck loads by maximizing truck space via consistent stackable crates combined with less manpower for your move translates into increased savings over traditional inefficient cardboard box moves.

Not all moving crates are created equal, our crates are BLACK for a reason. They are made from 95% recycled material and can not be dyed colors like RED or GREEN 

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Geami Paper – Packing Supplies

August 1st, 2013

Geämi™ means “friend of the earth” and is a lightweight, biodegradable, material made from natural Kraft paper derived from 60% recycled post consumer waste content.

Geämi™ protects your valuables while being moved and offers you a protective packaging material that is 100% recyclable through existing waste streams found in the curbside paper recycling programs.

Great for wrapping dishes especially cups and glassware

Excellent for wrapping breakables, cushioning boxes and safeguarding edges of picture, mirror frames and furniture

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Jumbo / Linen Totes

July 1st, 2013

The best packing solution for light, bulky items that would use up a large number of smaller moving crates/boxes.

Recommended for:

  •  linens
  • towels
  • bed spreads
  • folded clothes
  • children’s toys
  • small counter top appliances

 

Commercial Application

Suitable for larger, lightweight office equipment and supplies, such as;

  •  printers
  • computer towers
  • computer monitors
  • desk top organizers

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The Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase

April 8th, 2012

The 5th Annual Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase

Wednesday, April 11th, 2-7PM

Tradex, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford.

Come on out and join us at one of the Valley’s largest networking events of the year. Meet hundreds of people from all over the Valley. With more than 200 exhibitor booths and more than 1000 people attending it should make for a great event. There is no cost to attend, just register for your complimentary tickets and remember to bring $5 for
parking.

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Vancouver Moving Box Providers (The Good and The Bad)

March 1st, 2012

Your Friends, Neighbors or Co-workers may have used them to move. You have probably seen them in your apartment hallways or neighboring offices being loaded into moving trucks.

More than just a trend more and more people are making make the decision to skip traditional cardboard boxes when it comes time to move and choose the convenience of Reusable Moving Crates of all shapes, colors and sizes.

This growing client base has also led to a number of Vancouver Moving Box providers coming onto the scene eager to capitalize on demand. Like every other industry there are some good ones as well as bad ones out there. Moving Crate Providers come under the umbrella of the Moving Industry, unfortunately an industry with an image problem.

Since the Moving Crate Industry is still in its infancy it is largely without regulation or accepted / agreed
standards. Here are a few things to keep in mind when making the decision to go with a Moving Crate Provider;

WAS THE MOVING CRATE PROVIDER REFERRED

Never under estimate the importance of a strong referral. The true believers in our product and service are the clients which have used these for their own moves and can tell you first hand what to look for and what to expect.

WEBSITE

Does the Crate Provider have a reputable and informative website. Are the prices and details outlined and the
site sufficiently educational to help you with your decision.

 

BEWARE OF HIDDEN CHARGES

Most Moving Crate Providers charge between $30-$60 for delivery within the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. Make sure that you have factored in this additional cost.

 

 

 

 

 

Some Crate Providers actually charge a stair fee, charging you the client to bring them up your stairs since to the curb delivery is all they offer.

Cleaning Fee’s, some less reputable Crate Providers will expect you the client to clean the crates to the condition they were in at the time of delivery or face cleaning charges. Some fly by night operators don’t even clean their crates or remove the previous clients labels, Yuck!

 

Don’t be lured by perceived savings in opting for a shorter term rentals, such as a 1 week rental. We have found that

short term contracts such as these usually run over and are designed to generate late fees.

ACCREDITATION

Is the crate provider an established industry leader. Are they BBB accredited, WCB insured? Are they participants in progressive programs such as Climate Smart and community partners involved in the local Board of Trade or Chambers of Commerce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Having done your research now you can sit back and order your moving crates and take a few moments to relax before they arrive. Remember you still have all that stuff to pack and move.

For you next residential or commercial move remember to think outside the cardboard box and rent reusable moving crates from It’s Your Move.

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