Barry's blog

Preparing for cool months ahead!

Fall is here and winter weather is approaching faster than we can prepare for sometimes. Find that you can't make space for the summer patio furniture? Need more space in your closets for your winter wardrobe? We provide a large, secure Storage Facility for our customers. Give our office at call at 250-475-0022 to discuss storage options further. And reminder, book your move as early as you can!

Moving Expenses - BC Ferries

It is not every day people take a 5 ton truck on the ferries. Did you know it is over $500 round trip just in Ferry costs? This is one expense we keep in mind when calculating a long distance quote. Just something everyone should keep in mind when a moving company provides you with a quote. Right off the bat a good chunk of the expenses are going to BC Ferries, then of course the rising cost of fuel..

Summer 2019

Summer is here! For the moving industry, it is our busy season. We get last minute - same day move job calls all the time, and usually we need to turn them away. :(

Barry's Tip! Book your move as soon as you can, especially if you are moving in the summer, end of the month, long distances, and/or on a weekend! Ideally, booking earlier is always the better! We are a smaller moving company, that focuses on attention to detail and being reliable and professional, so these prime days tend to book up quite a few weeks, sometimes months, in advance.

Spring has sprung!

Today we celebrate the first day Spring and enjoy equal measures of day and night. Tonight is also a Super Moon. A Super Moon appears brighter and larger because the moon is at its closest approach to earth in its orbit.

Have a move day that is drawing close? Call Barry’s Moving and Storage at (250) 475-0022 to book your move.

Barry’s Moving and Storage is a locally owned and operated residential and commercial moving company serving the Victoria, Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Langford, Metchosin and Sooke, as well as other parts of Vancouver Island since 1975.

A Moving St. Patrick Day Limerick.

I once heard a customer say,
Our move out is over, HURRAY!
We called this bloke Barry’s
To our home he did not tarry
And he moved in the most competent of ways!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day – from Barry’s Moving and Storage.

Did you know the symbol of St. Patrick’s day is a Shamrock, the national flower of Ireland, and not a lucky four-leaf-clover? Don’t leave your move day to luck.

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