Moving to or from Sidney BC?
Are you moving to or from Sidney BC? Are you looking for local professional full-service movers? Call BCMovers at 604-317-1986
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Moving out of town can be stressful, but hiring a local moving company like BCMovers makes the process much easier. We provide reliable, affordable, and safe moving services throughout the Lower Mainland area including Vancouver Island, Victoria, Nanaimo, Langley, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Hope, Port Alberni, Campbell River, Courtenay, Comox Valley, Powell River, Duncan, North Saanich, Sidney, Qualicum Beach, Parksville, Tofino, Salt Spring Island, Sooke, and all surrounding areas.
We also provide packing supplies, storage containers, and shipping materials so you can pack everything yourself. Our movers are trained professionals who know exactly how to handle fragile items safely during transit.
Whether you’re relocating across town or cross country, we’ll make sure your belongings arrive safely and securely.
Our movers are friendly, experienced, and trustworthy. They’ll treat your possessions with care and respect, making sure nothing gets damaged during the move.
We’ve been providing quality moving services since 2002, and we continue to grow every day. We offer competitive rates, flexible scheduling options, and excellent customer service.
Contact us today to learn more about our moving services at 604-317-1986
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Find answers and general information
A list of frequently asked questions to help you understand how it works.
1. When is the best time to move?
The summer period is the most expensive as most people are moving their residences at this time. Especially near the end of the month or the beginning of the month (from about the 25th to the 5th) are most expensive and most quickly to be fully booked.
By contrast, moves in the fall or the winter are generally much more affordable and tend to have availability.
2. How long does it take to move?
Moving time will depend on many things including amount of furniture, number of movers, any special items, access or special conditions.
Here are the average times we have discovered from years of moves:
|Residence||2 Movers||3 Movers|
|Bachelor||3 to 4 hours||Not normally required|
|Junior 1 Bedroom Apt. (1 person)||3 to 5 hours||Not normally required|
|Bedroom Apt. (1 person)||4 to 6 hours||Not normally required|
|1 Bedroom Apt. (2 person)||5 to 9 hours||4 to 6 hours|
|2 Bedroom House||7 to 9 hours||5 to 7 hours|
|2 Bedroom Apt. (2 person)||5 to 8 hours|
|2 Bedroom Apt. (Family)||6 to 8.5 hours|
|3 Bedroom House||7 to 9 hours|
|3 Bedroom Apt.||8 to 10 hours|
For 4 bedroom houses and larger, we may recommend 4 movers or more to speed up the move.
For very large moves, we work with customers to find a balance between time spend and cost.
3. How is the cost of my move determined?
Moving costs are different depending on whether it is local, long-distance or corporate or warehousing. The following standards are widely applicable.
For local moves, cost is largely determined by the amount of time it takes.
For long-distance moves, which are almost always fixed price, they are determined by weight and distance.
For corporate moves, which are almost always fixed price, there are a lot of variables included which are discussed beforehand. These include window to move. The allowed time slots for corporate moves are often narrow and unforgiving. All of these, including a strategic plan for moving are discussed directly with clients for all corporate moves.
4. How and when should I pay?
Although there are rare exceptions, in general the flow is like this:
After receiving a quote -> Place a deposit to reserve a spot -> After move is completed, to pay the balance owned minus the deposit.
We accept most major forms of payment. If you are unsure though, you can call us during business hours to confirm at (604)317-1986
5. Can my possessions be stored temporarily?
Contact us for short-term and long-term storage options.
BCMovers offers 24/7 monitored secured storage as an option to all our customers.
The BC Movers Difference
BC Movers has been moving families, individuals, and businesses in
Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and throughout BC for over 15 years.
Looking for reliable and consistent movers in BC? Moving in the lower mainland to the Okanagan or Vancouver Island? We have been moving people all over BC since 2002. Contact us today to get a free quote at (604)317-1986