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Keep your cool while moving house in summer by using our moving checklist.

Moving Checklist: Do’s and Don’ts on Staying Cool During a Big Move

This Okanagan heat can stifle even the coolest customer! Don’t sweat it. Use our moving checklist of 5 things to do and 5 things not to do when moving in the middle of summer.

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Find out how many boxes are needed for a typical commercial and residential move.

What’s the Difference Between a Residential and Commercial Move?

Who, What, When. Amount of boxes needed. We crunch the numbers so you can be prepared when hiring either residential or commercial movers

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Use our moving tips for a smooth transition to your new home with a baby.

Moving Tips and Tricks for a Smooth Move with Your New Family

New baby? Moving house? Use these moving tips and tricks to manage your possessions and any hiccups that may arise. Hint: taking a break and burping the baby always helps ;)

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Protect your fragile items from damage by learning to pack them the right way from your Bekins Kelowna packers and movers.

Packers and Movers: Top 12 Most Fragile Items in Your Home and How to Pack Them

From porcelain to pianos, our packers and movers offer a “non”-crash course on how to pack the Top 12 most fragile items in your home.

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Deck out your new home or apartment with these moving checklist essentials.

Moving Checklist: Essentials to Have in Your New Home

New roof over your head? Take a look at our moving checklist and deck your halls, walls and rooms with these essential household items.

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Padding boxes with recyclable packing materials is one way moving companies keep fragile items from shifting.

How Do Moving Companies Take Care of Your Belongings

Read how moving companies, such as Bekins Kelowna, use specialized equipment, packing materials, and methods to keep your belongings safe.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Our local moving company in Kelowna offers numerous payment options for our local moving and DIY local moving services. This includes certified cheque, Visa, Mastercard, Visa debit, or Mastercard Debit.


Bekins dispatch will call and/or email you your Bekins Moving crew's arrival time three (3) business days before the service date(s).

Yes, for a price, we can provide materials and boxes. Bekins Kelowna carries a complete line of high-quality, competitively priced packing supplies, including specialty packing cartons for mirrors, TVs, and more. Contact us if you have additional questions.


Any items that are not packed into cartons may be wrapped in furniture pads/blankets by our professional moving staff to ensure they are protected.


Before our professional moving crew provides any packing and/or moving services, the floors will be protected with floor runners.

As we do not accept liability for damage to your plants, we ask that you move all houseplants yourself.

Take pictures and document the damage on the work order with your Bekins’ crew leader. Please also notify Bekins’ head office of the damage once your move has been completed.

Liquids can freeze and/or explode due to temperature and should be moved by yourself. Bekins Moving & Storage Kelowna does not accept any liability for liquids damaged in any way or for any damage caused by your liquids to other items.