Moving houses is a big deal and can be a milestone for some. It can be a memorable experience; whether that be because of how smoothly things went, or how much of a failure it was. Misplacing boxes, forgetting things, items mysteriously disappearing, things breaking during the move, etc., there are a number of things that can go wrong. If you want to lower your chances of making mistakes, you might want to consider hiring some professional movers to do the job for you. Here’s why:


This is the number one reason you should hire professional movers; moving stuff is what they do for a living! On top of that, they receive top-notch training. Professional movers have the know-how in how to best move your belongings to your new house. Not only that, but they’re able to maneuver big furniture through tight spaces without damaging the walls, floor or ceiling. They also know what routes to take and avoid during specific times of day, in order to get your stuff to your new house quickly.


Efficiency is the name of the game on moving day. Especially because it is a day that is very tight on the schedule. You have to be out of the old house by a certain time, and be in the new house by a certain time, especially if moving elevators are involved. There are things that need to be out of boxes right away, such as toiletries or underwear, and other things that can stay in boxes for a few more days. It’s important that you are organized in order to find those important boxes, and this is part of being an efficient mover.


Professional movers, and any reputable moving company, will have a guarantee that they will arrive at the arranged time in order to fulfill the services you are paying for. You usually even have a signed contract to enforce this (just make sure to read the fine print) and be sure that you understand exactly what you are signing. The movers that you hire will be held accountable for the quality of the job they do and whether or not they arrive on time with your belongings safely.


Moving can be dangerous, considering all the heavy items and furniture you have, or maybe you have a huge collection of glassware that could potentially pose a threat to those who aren’t careful. Safety is another big reason to hire professional movers who have the knowledge on how to pack your precious glassware, how to wrap your furniture and how to load and unload heavy boxes. If any equipment or special tools are needed, the moving company will have those readily available for when you need them. Relying on using brute force can result in serious injury!

Peace of Mind

Professional movers will reduce your stress levels greatly. It’s no secret that moving can be one of the most stressful experiences of your life, especially if you are doing it on your own. Let professional movers handle the heavy lifting, while you concentrate on other important things like spending time with friends and family if you’re making a long-distance move.

Contact Time Movers today, one of the best moving companies in Edmonton, for all your moving needs and questions.