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moving companies in Coquitlam

 

Here at Ferguson Moving & Storage, we totally get that moving is overwhelming. As Coquitlam Movers have the solutions you need.

For more than 97 years, we have been asked to come into homes like yours for the purpose of moving peoples treasured furniture and other belongings. We think you deserve the highest level of moving service to the Coquitlam area. That is why we act like a concierge for your move. We assign every move with a single point of contact from beginning to end. Our personalized service in moving means you won’t have to meet our entire office staff, just one single caring manager that will look after your moving needs. Our mission is to make sure you are looked after before during and after moving day.

We really do want to make sure you are moved with the uttermost care. That’s why we offer the highest quality movers, packing materials and customer care. We blanket wrap your furniture in your home before it moves. So you can see us caring.

We’ll pack up & move your finest electronics

Need audio/video disconnection service? Perhaps you need you your Plasma TV packed because you didn’t keep the original TV Box. We offer customized packing and watch out for even the finer details.

We know your neighbourhood.

We’ve been moving BC residents for nearly 100 years. So we won’t have any trouble navigating to your old home or your new one. Not ready to move in yet? Ask us about our storage container options!

Buildings managers love us and so will your new Coquitlam neighbours.

We’ll take care to protect your building’s entrance floors and work with your building managers to make sure elevators are padded and locked before the movers even arrive.

We know how to work fast and move your items carefully.

We have the only training facility for moving companies that shows our crews how to disassemble and reassemble furniture that doesn’t fit out the doors. Plus, we have access to specialty companies to service universal gyms, pool tables and more.

This is all part of your guaranteed flat moving quote.

All the above services are genuinely included in your flat rate moving price. Your professional move manager will access everything before quoting your move. We never have hidden fees and you can count on it.

 

Below are more services we offer at Ferguson Moving & Storage:

• Packing and Unpacking Moving Tips- We’re probably the only people you now know in Coquitlam who actually enjoy packing and unpacking services.

Ferguson Moving & Storage in Vancouver has partnered with FROGBOX to make your move less stressful on you and the planet. Book your move with Ferguson today and we’ll include 20 FREE FROGBOX moving boxes at no charge.

Moving Cleaning Service- Ferguson Movers help take the moving strains and stress off you by providing you with their professional cleaning service. Ferguson Movers will leave your house smelling fresh and clean for the new residents, ultimately leaving you with more time and energy to unpack and settle in your new home.
We have made a handy moving cleaning checklist that you can print off if you want to clean yourself after the movers are gone or we offer a flat rate cleaning serviceto clean your home or just a few rooms using the same cleaning checklist.

Click here for additional FAQ’s and information about our Coquitlam moving services.

 

A BRIEF HISTORY AND HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA

The City of Coquitlam, along with Port Coquitlam and Port Moody make up the Tri-Cities area,
Coquitlam being the largest of these communities. Situated on the north bank of the Fraser River,
Coquitlam is in the heart of the Lower Mainland, in the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Coquitlam
is located along Highways #7 and 7A, approximately 30 km from downtown Vancouver.
Coquitlam has an average January temperature of 3°C and an average July temperature of 17.4°C. The
average annual precipitation is 1,955 mm.
The population of Coquitlam numbers approximately 119,319.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY
The name “Coquitlam” is a Salish First Nation’s name meaning “small red salmon”. In 1909-10 French
Canadians arrived from Quebec to work in the logging trades at Fraser Mills and Maillardville. This area
is still BC’s largest French-speaking community.
Today, the district is mainly residential, but the retail and business sectors are continually growing along
with tourism. The city maintains 80 municipal parks, and nature areas covering approximately 2,200
acres. Coquitlam Northeast includes the lower slopes of Mounts Coquitlam, Eagle and Burk, with peaks
reaching to 1,600m high.

ATTRACTIONS
Coquitlam Farmers Market – The summer market is held from May-October, on Sundays from 9:00 am
to 1:00 pm. The winter market is held during the months of November to March on Sundays from 1:00
pm to 5:00 pm. Vendors for both markets include fresh produce, crafts, flowers and baked goods.
Annual Events – Coquitlam is host to numerous annual festivities including Festival Coquitlam and the
BC Highland Games in June, Canada Day Celebrations and the Blue Mountain Music Festival in July.
Trail System – The city maintains 90 km of recreational trails, including part of the Trans Canada Trail.
Mundy Park – One of the lower mainland’s largest forested parks. The Park offers 435 acres parkland
with two scenic lakes and walking trails.
Heritage Square – A unique are within the city that offers historic sites, gardens, bike paths and an
outdoor amphitheatre.
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COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA
MEDIA
One of the best ways to learn about your new community is to subscribe to the local newspaper. Many
publishers will mail their newspaper to you, even before you move. For more information, contact:
“The Now”
201A – 3430 Brighton Ave.
Burnaby, BC
V5A 3H4
(604) 444-3451
www.thenownews.com
“The Tri-City News”
1405 Broadway St.
Port Coquitlam, BC
V3C 6L6
(604) 525-6397

EDUCATION
For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:
School District #43 (Coquitlam)
550 Poirier St.
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A7
(604) 939-9201
www.sd43.bc.ca
For information regarding Catholic schools, please contact:
Catholic Independent School of the Vancouver Archdiocese
150 Robson St.
Vancouver, BC
V6B 2A7
(604) 683-9331
www.cisva.bc.ca
Additional educational institutes:
Douglas College
David Lam Campus
1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 7X3
(604) 527-5400
www.douglas.bc.ca
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COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA
MEDICAL SERVICES
A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:
Eagle Ridge Hospital & Health Care Centre
475 Guildford Way
Port Moody, BC
V3H 3W9
(604) 461-2022

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
*Please confirm these emergency numbers when you arrive in your new community.
AMBULANCE …………………………………………… 911
FIRE ………………………………………………………….. 911
POLICE …………………………………………………….. 911

PUBLIC SERVICES
Cable TV: Shaw Cable …………………………………………………………… (604) 629-8888
Website ……………………………………………………………………. www.shaw.ca
Hydro: BC Hydro ……………………………………………………………… 1-800-224-9376
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.bchydro.com
Gas: Terasen Gas ………………………………………………………….. 1-888-224-2710
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.terasen.com
Water: Engineering and Public Works ………………………………… (604) 927-3500
Garbage/Recycling: Collection Inquiries ………………………………………………… (604) 529-4011
Recycling Hotline ………………………………………………….. (604) 732-9253
Telephone: Telus (outside BC) …………………………………………………. 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website …………………………………………………………………. www.telus.com
The telephone area code for Coquitlam is 604.

RECREATION
For information about recreational programs in Coquitlam, please contact:
Parks, Recreation and Culture ……………………….. (604) 927-3538
Coquitlam Public Library ……………………………… (604) 927-3560
Poirier Sports & Leisure Centre …………………….. (604) 927-6027
City Centre Aquatic Complex ……………………….. (604) 927-6999
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COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA
TRANSPORTATION
Driver Services-ICBC ………………………………….. 1-800-950-1498
Translink (Public Transit) ……………………………. (604) 953-3333
West Coast Express (Public Transit) …………….. (604) 488-8906

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
The Chamber of Commerce is the best source of information about your new community. Many of these
groups have brochures and booklets full of local facts. Please contact:
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam & Port Moody
1209 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 7Y3
(604) 464-2716
www.tricitieschamber.com
For other information about your new community, including area maps and brochures, please contact:
City Clerk
3000 Guildford Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 7N2
(604) 927-3000
For more information about Coquitlam, visit their website at www.coquitlam.ca

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