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25 Apr

CityBoxes Wins HomeStars Best of Award

GREATER TORONTO AREA, April 25, 2017: CityBoxes is pleased to announce that it has been honoured with a HomeStars Best of 2017 Award celebrating its commitment to quality work and service. The awards event took place in Toronto as well as four other major cities across Canada. “To be recognized with a HomeStars Best of

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10 Mar

Have Bike, Will Move

We’ve always known cyclists are passionate. Here is a group of cyclists that has turned its passion into opportunity: Cargo Bike Collective is a group of cyclists based in New York City that uses extra long bikes to carry anything from a fully loaded freezer to a glass desktop. In a city as congested as New York

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23 Nov

Moving Tips for Winter

Canadians deserve awards for moving in the winter, which – let’s face it – is pretty much five months of the year in these parts. Here are some useful tips if you are planning a Great White North move in the next several months. Book a mover These are not conditions under which you or

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18 Nov

Moving Has Gone High Tech

If there is one industry that hasn’t undergone much change, it’s the moving industry. A truck, some boxes and some willing labour – oh yes, add some stress to that as well – and you’re all set. But technology has now moved in, pardon the pun. We came across two mobile apps that reportedly simplify

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06 Oct

We’re Growing: Introducing André Knight

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our new team member, André Knight.  André will be a new face on the road representing CityBoxes, so please say hello if he makes a stop at your home for delivery or pick-up of our moving boxes.    

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12 May

We Made The List!

Thank you to BlogTO for including us in their recent listing of “The top 10 options for moving boxes in Toronto”.  We’ve also got hundreds of satisfied customers who reviewed us on Homestars, so you can rent your plastic moving boxes with us in total confidence.  We promise to deliver convenience and excellent service, every time! 

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04 Feb

Budding Businesses Watch: Flatbook

We’re a small business, and we enjoy the challenges and opportunities that entreneurship affords us.  We also love reading about start-ups because they’re great inspiration for other small businesses. Here’s an interesting one that came to our attention via The Globe & Mail, about a company called Flatbook.  Originating in Montreal, Flatbook sublets rental apartments

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15 Jan

And Now for a City Completely Unlike Toronto

You’ve heard of the old adage, “I just took one wrong turn in life”.  That almost happened to us. On a family vacation to Philadelphia, we decided to stay in a hotel across the Delaware River in New Jersey so that we would feel less ripped off.  Our destination was Cherry Hill, NJ.  We were armed with

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06 Jan

Moving in 2014? Book Your Mover Today!

Happy New Year to our friends and customers!  If we thought 2013 was a good year, we can’t wait for this one – according to a story in The Toronto Star, 2014 is going to bring a condo boom.  A record number of condo units in Toronto were purchased in 2011 and most of them

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16 Dec

Packing Kitchen Breakables

CityBoxes sells bubble wrap and blank newsprint packing paper – especially handy for packing kitchen and household breakables. We’ve found these to be handy tips: Wrap each glass and mug in bubble wrap and tape shut. Put layers of bubble wrap in between plates and bowls. Fill bottom, sides and top of boxes with wadded paper. Layer in

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