Approximately 4.3 million people have done it in the last 12 months, and an average Canadian will do it 5-6 times in their lifetime. What is it you may ask? MOVING!
People move for many different reasons. You may move because
- Your family has grown (marriage, kids, taking in grandparents)
- Your job has relocated.
- You move to attend a new college or university, looking for a larger backyard or home in the country or closer to a city/hospital.
The reasons to move are endless, and many people live in multiple homes throughout their lifetime.
Here are some interesting stats from the Canadian Association of Movers.
Why Do Canadians Move?
- Family size increase (marriage, kids) – 42%
- Job relocation – 37 percent, but much higher in Alberta – 53%
- Family size decrease (divorce, death, empty nest) – 20%
- Retirement – 18%
- Came into more money – 14%
- Home needed renovations – 14%
There are many things to think about when moving and logistically several items to coordinate, book, plan, and budget. One commonly forgotten thing is WINDOW COVERINGS!
People tend to remember air conditioning, furniture, appliances, fencing, but blinds, shades, and shutters are often overlooked. At the time of purchasing a new home, everyone admires large, open windows and lots of them. The natural light pouring into your new home only highlights the features of this new space and welcomes you into it. However, once moved in, you will be looking for window shades to dim bedrooms for sleeping, block harsh UV rays, protect hardwood floors and furniture, provide privacy and add décor value to your home. There are so many window treatments to choose! Where to start? Check out our full library of blogs to help guide you through different window coverings, advantages and disadvantages to each product. You can learn about bathroom blinds, patio door blinds, bedroom blinds, office blinds, kitchen blinds, dining room blinds, recreation room and basement blinds, theater room blinds, garden door blinds and more. https://www.miltonblinds.com/blog/
At Milton Blinds, we are available to price out blinds, roller shades, roman shades, zebra blinds, shutters (any product) before you move into your new home. We can accompany you during your inspection walkthrough to take measurements, or you can send measurements to us. We can provide education and reference shutter blinds via email, phone or through our extensive website gallery at https://www.miltonblinds.com/gallery/. We can also meet to review blind samples and show you in person how different window coverings work for bay windows, bow windows, corner windows, patio door windows, standard windows, European style and more.
Here is a glimpse of some of our most recent work in a new Rockwood, Ontario subdivision:
“Milton Blinds team is experienced and professional. Vikki was very helpful and knowledgeable. The process went very smoothly. We are extremely happy with our blinds. We will be using Milton Blinds in the future.” Laura C
Don’t live in a fishbowl where you are meeting your neighbors before you are ready. Lets us help you get MOVE IN READY BLINDS!