At DLC, our courteous and highly qualified team with extensive experience in the art of handling, will ensure that your goods are handled with care and that at any time your needs are met. In fact, we have given a mandate to offer at a competitive price, a much higher quality of service. Our fully trained workforce takes the utmost care of your belongings and respects your specific needs.We offer a high quality service to move your belongings (Local or long distance). We can pack and unpack your fragile items, including lamps and tableware. We also offer a storage service in clean and temperate lockers that are safe for your furniture, piano and appliances. We offer free in-home estimate that are without any obligation on your part.
Whether it is for a local or long distance relocation, DLC offers the same attentive and efficient service. If adjustments are to be made according to your situation and desires, we will always comply within the terms and conditions of our agreement, and that includes deadlines. We hold the following permits and licenses : Commission des Transports du QuébecCommission of Transportation Ontario Transport Commission of New Brunswick A Successful Move is our priority!
Clean, well maintained trucks with hydraulic suspension Diesel and mileage included Padded quilts for your furniture Two (2) and four (4) wheels dollies Door frame protectors Dock plates Metal ramps Tools Moving straps Protective carpets for floors and stairs
DLC puts technology at the service of its clients. All company vehicles are equipped with a tracking system Telus, allowing rigorous fleet management 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This technology literally revolutionized the world of trucking. It provides real-time valuable information on the behaviour of drivers, vehicle location and even fuel consumption. Complete losses of time caused by not finding addresses or breaks considered too frequent are a thing of the past. The teams are closely monitored. Moreover, in the era of environmental revolutions, DLC adds its contribution by limiting its fuel consumption. The cruising speed of vehicles and the periods and modes during which the engines on are also monitored and can be controlled at distance. Just to prove that technology has its uses, even in an industry as old as moving.
During his in-home visit, our consultant will evaluate your relocation project with you by going through every detail and possibility. He will provide you with a comprehensive evaluation of the estimated costs for your move. He will answer all your questions and will offer you the best methods to facilitate the process of your relocation. If you wish, our consultant can also bring you boxes to allow you to start your packing. Do not hesitate to contact us to make an appointment. Our advisors are here to assist you!
DLC offers different packing packages that may suit your needs. Whether you have a studio or a house, we have a package to meet your needs. Check the list below and call for delivery or come in person to our store
Using professional services when it comes to packing and unpacking lightens the arduous task of moving and above all, guarantees a safer handling. According to your desire and budget, DLC can provide you with full or partial packing and unpacking for your home, condo or apartment. Our professional staff will take care of packing your art, lamps, chandeliers, books, glasses, plates, silverware, furniture, clothing, bottles, and other objects. Your goods are packed individually using specific packing materials. For fragile objects such as crystal, glass and porcelain, a meticulous packing will be safely performed. Lamps and lampshades will be carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and duct tape to make sure everything is well protected. Mirrors and paintings are packaged and placed in telescopic boxes provided for this purpose. For packing your clothes we use wardrobe boxes so that your clothes may be transferred on their hangers without being folded or creased. If possible, allow your packing to be done by an expert!
DLC wants to provide you with everything you might need for your move. Come visit our store at our offices in Montreal and Quebec. Whether you are moving with our team or by yourself, you can get packing material of professional quality at very competitive rates. In addition to offering the tools and services for an ideal move with wardrobe boxes, floor protective carpets for floors and walls, we also want to provide you with the opportunity to purchase your own material of great quality. At our store, you may purchase boxes of various sizes, adhesive tape, padlocks, bubble wrap, wrapping paper, and protective covers for couches, futon and mattresses, etc… Come visit us, our shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9:30 to 17:00. If you are unable to come to our office but still desire to purchase packing material, we offer a home delivery service for a fee of $50.00 in the greater Montreal area and $60.00 on the outskirts of Montreal.
A successful commercial move always starts with effective step by step planning. All aspects of the move must be analyzed so that the organization can be done to minimize the impact to your business.Access, wait time, equipment and various trades involved are all points that are carefully calculated by our moving consultants. This way, they may submit a detailed and comprehensible quote. During the realisation of your project, an experienced supervisor will always be on site with foremen to intervene if necessary to ensure a smooth process.Our business services: Archives Library Commercial Packing and unpacking Gestion de projet Industrial Installation of office furniture Heavy machinery Specialized handling
During a commercial relocation, disassembly and reassembly of office furniture are aspects that should not be overlooked. The initial configurations of furniture are often not adequate to the new location. This is where our installation team comes into play. Whether you wish to plan the installation of existing furniture or new furniture, we can assist you. Planning and project management Disassembly and reassembly: office furniture, storage systems, mobile and fixed filing. Inventory listing Anchor Upgrade Disconnection and connection of integrated wiring
When a transfer occurs, the deadlines are often tight and time is a major constraint in the organization and management of a move. This is what makes it crucial to use professional movers. DLC offers a complete range of services to facilitate this important and crucial step. During the visit of our consultant in your home, a customized assessment of your needs will be provided. The price of services you will be offered can vary between three (3) different ways: hourly rate, flat fee or based on the weight of items to move. Our team will take care of your move, from beginning to end, allowing you to go about your other occupations, often increased during such a period of change. With a door-to-door La Capitale service, you arrive at your destination with a peace of mind
Optical: 3D equipement, optical tables Laboratory: Equipement, furniture… Medical: Scanners, X-ray equipement, radiology rooms, radiotherapy Data processing: UPS, ATMs, safes and strong rooms… White room: Equipement, etc. Industrial: Machine tools, etc. Libraries and archives
We will provide sufficient : Plastic bins with lids closing Coloured labels to identify personal effects and workstations Yellow, Red, Dark blue, Pale blue, Grey, Green, Black, Violet, Orange, Turquoise Plastic bags “ZIP LOCK” type for packing computer accessoriesDelivery of containers and labelsDelivery of equipment is conducted one (1) week prior to the move to allow your team to complete the packing and labeling of the following : personal effects Content cabinets and offices Computer accessories (cables, keyboard, mouse, etc.) Furniture Filing
The project manager in charge of your move is your main contact. He is your reference for the care and management of all stages of your project. At any time, you can contact him and he will answer all your questions.His main functions :Project Planning Follow up with the various suppliers Schedule meetings with stakeholders Ensure the smooth running of the project
Our equipment Four-wheeled “dollies” Two-wheeled “dollies” Partitioned dollies Computer carts Lab carts Specialized forklifts Wooden boxes “Barouche” Transporters Quilted blankets Moving straps Deck plates Aluminium ramps Tools Protective door frame covers Protective carpets for floors and stairs Our vehicles Unit type services “Econoline” Twenty-two (22) foot trucks with air-suspension Thirty (30) foot trucks with air-suspension and hydraulic platforms Tractors Thirty (30) and fifty-three (53) foot trailers Our complete fleet is subject to rigorous inspections on a regular basis, as prescribed by the Act 430 that governs the trucking industry. The vehicles are recent and maintenance is done daily. In addition, all of our vehicles are equipped with a tracking system to locate them in real time, across North America.
Enjoy a safe and designed storage specifically to store your belongings, whether you do it yourself or you entrust the handling to our experts. More than 120,000 feet of warehouse Temperate and lighted Alarm system connected to the central Indoor loading dock Packing material available Special sizes available Security camera, alarm system, sprinkler system, and controlled access on site.
To prepare your staff to the moving about to take place in your company, be sure to give them those few instructions to appropriately prepare their workstation. 1. All office furniture and boxes must be identified with our labeling system so that movers can put them in the right location. This system will be provided and explained to you by our company. 2. It is important to identify correctly all your company’s items, from the largest to the smallest (e.g. file cabinets, desks, computers, printers, coat racks, plants, water dispensers, frames, etc.) in order to return them to your workstation. 3. Marking of labels must be clear, wide (3cm high) and visible from a distance. 4. Labels and adhesive tape must be removed immediately after moving to avoid any adhesive residue on surfaces. Note that no label should be used on fabric and leather surfaces (ex: sofas, chairs, love seats, etc.) The person in charge will indicate which elements should be coded and the procedure to do so. See appendix for illustration. 5. You must notify your moving company of any furniture with marble or glass on top – or made entirely of marble or glass. These items need special care and handling. 6. Protecting glass tops should be left on desks and each one identified with the same number as desk. 7. Remove everything from drawers (e.g. desks, tables, chests) and empty file cabinets drawers, bookcases, cabinets and displays. 8. It is important that no key remains in file cabinets and desks locks. Keys must be fixes inside a drawer using adhesive tape. 9. Bookcase shelves must be removed, taped together and placed in the bottom of bookcase. As for hangers and pins, it is suggested that you put them in a box to find them easily after moving. 10. Partitions should be free of any objects such as notes, paper clips, hangers, pins, posters, etc. 11. Frames, pictures and lithographs must be labeled individually. Smaller frames should be grouped and attached together or packed in specific boxes and labeled as well. 12. Computers, printers, keyboards, screens and other office equipment must be labeled separately the same way as other items to be moved. Calculators, connection cables and dust covers will be put in moving boxes or in plastics computer bags provided by us. Light bulb will also be packed individually. 13. It is important that you unplug computers, keyboards, screens, printers and fax machines and prepare it to be moved by removing dry ink cartridges. Wires and cables will be placed in computer bags clearly identified with the workstation number. It is essential to backup all your data before moving. 14. Pets, hazardous wastes, corrosive, explosive or flammable materials are not allowed in our moving trucks. 15. Liquid and powder containers (bottles or boxes) must be closed hermetically, to avoid any accident or damage. In case of damage, Déménagement La Capitale cannot be held responsible. 16. After moving, each employee is responsible to remove the labels on his or her own furniture and computer equipment. 17. Plastic bins should be cleaned and free of labels. Please gather and keep ready for the moving company to pick them up in the next few days. 18. Before filling your furniture, make sure it is level. 19. For further information, do not hesitate to contact Déménagement La Capitale.
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DLC wants to help make your move a success. Here are a few tips and tricks to achieve this goal! If you pack your own goods yourself, you will probably be able to buy boxes and paper of packing of your mover. Move your valuables articles, such as jewellery, stocks, bonds, stamps or coins collections and fragile porcelain, pictures and paintings by yourself. Use two inch moving tape to close your boxes.If you can, empty your basement and bring the articles to the ground floor. You will save time and money. If you decide to pack on your own, pay extra attention to packing. Indeed, packing is the key to a successful move: mispacked items are at risk and can be damaged. Get sufficient quantities of packing materials and pack your items a little everyday: this way you won’t feel overwhelmed.Pack items room by room: unpacking will be easier. Choose new boxes as they are stronger and won’t collapse. Protect the bottom of your boxes with a blanket, cloth or sheet. Protect delicate items and dishware with bubble wrap or with paper towels: pack them individually. Use boxes specially made for dishware or clothing on hangers (wardrobes). Fill all empty space with cloth or newspaper: the contents of the box will be more stable. Place light items in larger boxes. Remove drawers from dressers. Use 5cm wide adhesive tape for the boxes’ openings and edges. Draw a right side up arrow on the side of the boxes. Identify your boxes with colors or numbers. Mark the content of each box and note its number on a sheet of paper. This inventory list will facilitate the placing and unpacking of the boxes. Use blankets, sheets, carpets or a sleeping bag to protect your wall hangings, mirrors and long objects that do not fit into a box. Tighten with twine and mark “FRAGILE”. Pack objects such as lamps and lampshades with bubble wrap and adhesive tape; do not use newspaper which might dirty your items.If you can, trust the packing to your mover, he is an expert!
DLC keeps the well-being of your family and children deep at heart. To avoid upsetting your children with the relocation, here is a list of suggestions to help them adapt to the idea. Prior to the big day Advising our children ahead of time will give them time to get used to the idea. Giving them time to adjust will make it easier on them. Relocation can be confusing and stressful for us, so imagine in the mind of a child! If possible, go visit the house with the children! Show them their future room to allow their imagination to go wild. If visiting the home is not a possibility, show them pictures. If the child is very young, read them stories, or show them illustrated books of stories that revolve around the theme of relocation. Such books are easily available at bookstores and libraries. Involve them in the process of decorating their future room. New wall colour, bedspreads or small decorative objects of their own choosing can make the entire process something fun. Hold a garage sale with discarded toys. If your child is old enough, they can be put in charge of the sales and the fruit of their labour can be used to replenish their toy box! Prepare a small farewell party with some friends. Whether at home or at a local restaurant, it is the perfect opportunity to get the faces of all their friends on film and create a scrapbook. To increase their pleasure, provide your child a disposable camera. Your child might turn into a little reporter by the moving day. offer them a phone book with the image of their favourite character; their friends will be able to register their phone number, address and email address (many children have one!) Sign them up for fun activities. Check the leisure activities available in your municipality or district that will welcome you shortly. Hold a small family council. Review the game plan for days prior to the move and the actual move day. Assign roles and tasks for everyone. This is also a good moment to reassure them and answer any questions that may arise. Should the children be present the day of the move? We believe it to be preferable the child be present for a portion of the day so that they may live the transition with you. Younger children (infants and toddlers) should be left with a reliable person in order to preserve their habitual routine as best as possible. Perhaps you can organize an empty room or a small area where they can have fun, away from the ruckus. Prepare a “magic box” with their favourite toys, plush animal, and illustrated books . Even those slightly older will appreciate having some familiar objects at their disposal. Have a lunch with some of his favourite snacks. Have juice, water, fruits and other snacks at hand. Organize the new room quickly. Having their bed, furniture and fresh linens ready will add comfort for children. Once installed Help them make new friends. Go around the neighbourhood on the lookout for children their age. Why not have a welcome party? A small barbecue with new friends and neighbours will make the task of meeting new people easier. If your child is old enough to use the internet, have them contact their friends and share the photos taken during the move! We hope you have a great move with your family!