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Pros and cons of starting a business in Hamilton

Pros and cons of starting a business in Hamilton

Thinking about starting a business in Hamilton? Well, there is a number of things you need to be aware of! Starting from the current economy in Hamilton, to the prices of rent and other taxes. Also, there is other information as the median age of the people living there. Meaning how many people there are who are able to work. Especially if you have a sort of business that requires special training or strength. In the following article, you will learn more about the benefits and downfalls of doing business in Hamilton! Continue reading “Pros and cons of starting a business in Hamilton”

How to handle disputes with movers?

With any complex process that requires a lot of time, organization, coordination, communication and multitude of “moving parts”, there is bound to be some misunderstanding in it. Moving is no different. Sometimes these are small and easily solvable, and other times, there are real problems that can add even more stress to the whole process. The thing is that that disputes like that can be very disruptive to the move and therefore, very costly. Not only that they can mess up the final counting (some disputes revolve around services being billed that were not used or of which use the customer was not informed) or simply hike the price up by messing with the process of the move, elongating it or destroying and damaging the property… Therefore, the question of how should one handle disputes with movers is a very important one. We will try to cover it as best as we can right here, so read on. Continue reading “How to handle disputes with movers?”

Moving from Hamilton to Hailfax guide

If you have a wish to leave Hamilton, Ontario and move somewhere else. Maybe little bit fewer people, but still urbanized. Or possibly a little bit more of a sea culture and more sunny days and milder winters? Maybe you simply want to go East. Nova Scotia awaits, and of course, its pearl, city of Hailfax. If you wish to leave the Electric city, moving to a place where from the sea comes wealth (motto of Halifax), in other words moving from Hamilton to Hailfax, we have a guide just for you! Continue reading “Moving from Hamilton to Hailfax guide”

We love to volunteer

Although known for our professional, diligent and experienced work in the moving industry, Number 1 Movers likes to help people with more than just relocation. The month of June has brought an activity that made us remember how much we love to volunteer. Namely, with an altruistic approach and our passion for sports, we did some volunteer work for Art Aggregate Hamilton and gave life to their design of a handmade mini putt course. This undertaking has enriched the whole RBC Canadian Open experience. Having that the outcome turned out to be truly wonderful, we would like to share the experience with you. Continue reading “We love to volunteer”

Moving as a young professional to Grimsby

Everybody knows that moving is difficult. Those who believe otherwise never have done it before, or they don’t plan to in the near future. When you’re moving as a young professional to Grimsby, you got your work cut off for you. You should really prepare for how hard it can be. And it really can be quite overwhelming. Still, there are some tips that can help you along the way. Like choosing the reliable Grimsby movers, which can be a lifesaver. With the right assistance and some guidelines, you can move a lot easier. Continue reading “Moving as a young professional to Grimsby”

Moving to Grimsby guide

Considering moving to Grimsby? Well, let us put some perspective before making a choice to settle here or not. Grimsby is a town on Lake Ontario in the Niagara region, Ontario, Canada. You might mistake this town after a town with the same name in north-east Lincolnshire. We are going to consider why are people moving to Grimsby and plenty of other information for you. For starters, you need to know that over the past decade there is a significant growth in Grimsby. But the downside is that that growth is limited by the natural boundaries of Lake Ontario.  Going further we are going to discuss attractions like the local skatepark or Grimsby Museum. So without further ado let us see why are people moving here.   Continue reading “Moving to Grimsby guide”

Things to know before moving to Ancaster

If you are looking for a growing community surrounded by iconic scenery in Hamilton, Ancaster is definitely worth consideration. Sitting in beautiful Niagara Escarpment, this place is one of the oldest European communities established in today Ontario. But before you pack your bags, you should get an idea of what is living in Ancaster like, find a home that suits your needs and hire reliable Ancaster movers to for easy relocation. Let’s see what moving to Ancaster will bring you!

Why moving to Ancaster is a great idea?

This affluent community is located just West of Hamilton off of highway 403. If you compare it with Toronto, Burlington, and Oakville this area has much more affordable housing costs. With this in mind, no wonder why from these communities are moving to Ancaster more and more. Being part of the Niagara Escarpment, its natural geography is utterly breathtaking. Outdoor enthusiasts will absolutely love Tiffany Falls Conservation Area and endless hiking trails such as the Heritage and Bruce Trails. Besides, Ancaster Village offers a wide walkable area full of historic buildings, shops, and restaurants. Ancaster residents have the opportunity to enjoy a small town feel while living in an urban and modern setting.

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Transit system is fast, functional and efficient

Commuting is fast and easy

One of the main factors that make this community so desirable and that so many people are moving to Ancaster is its accessibility and equality. Wherever you attend to go, in Ancaster and entire Hamilton there are amazing transit systems to help you get to your destination fast, cheap and efficiently. If you own a car, there are many roadways, highways, parkways, and expressways you can use to commute fast and fuss-free. And if you are looking for a healthier and more eco-friendly way of commuting,  on main roads you will find many bike lines and pathways in wooded areas for both pedestrians and cyclists.

Hamilton’s modern public transit system is called the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR). Amazingly, it has over 40 convenient routes. In the downtown sector, there are also two GO Stations, with more routes planned to connect through Stoney Creek, East Hamilton, Grimsby, St. Catharines, and Niagara Falls. Therefore, whether you own a car or not and wherever you need to go, Ancaster has a way to help you get there.

Fun and entertainment just around the corner

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Top Places With the Best Weather in Canada

When we are talking about the best weather, it can be tricky, because there are a lot of different opinions on what is the best weather. Somebody like the summer, and the hot weather that this season brings. Others like the winter, the snow and the cold weather. Also, there is autumn with its rain, and last but not least, spring that brings an awakening of life. Somebody likes rain, and somebody likes warm weather, so it is really individual. So, since we are talking about Canada, let’s suppose that the best weather means warmer and spring-like weather. In general, most people consider this type of weather the best. So, let’s see what are those places with the best weather in Canada. Continue reading “Top Places With the Best Weather in Canada”

Warmest Canadian Cities in Winter

Canada is one of the most wonderful places to live and start a family in. Canada is also a pretty cold country, especially during the winter. However, adapting to colder climate can be hard but it is not impossible. As soon as you adapt, you will love the snow! Skiing and snowboarding are just some of the activities that you can enjoy during the winter. However, if you are not sure you will be able to adapt to freezing and very cold temperatures, we will tell you what are the warmest Canadian cities in winter! Continue reading “Warmest Canadian Cities in Winter”

Great ways to spend family time in Hamilton

Even though a moving process can take a lot of time and gives you a headache, it is something that has to be done. However, if you decide to move to Hamilton with your family, there will be plenty of activities that you can do. After the exhausting move, most of the people want to go out, explore their new area, meet neighbors but also, to spend some good family time in Hamilton. Continue reading “Great ways to spend family time in Hamilton”