Packing Your House- Materials Checklist

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Packing your things up when you are to move in a different location is such time and effort consuming. This is because you have to ensure that everything will be travelled safe without any scratch and damages, so, for you to be able to achieve the successful moving travel without any unwanted incident with your stuff and your family, of course. Now, you will know the most needed materials when you are to Calgary moving your house good for the move. Start making your house packing checklist with this guide.

For a kit, that would include the following: Small, Medium, Large moving boxes, also important are boxes for electronics, all kinds of electronics appliances must be separated from each other. Pack them intact with their wirings so that you will never be confused on which belongs to which. In keeping electronics and gadgets safe most especially the screens, time for you to purchase bubble wraps and packing tapes, so, as much as possible, buy a bunch if you got so many gadgets and electronics to wrap.

Have Enough Specialty Boxes

For most Calgary moving, there are always the large items such as mirrors, paintings, the amount of boxes will based on how many items you will have to move, so you better take a list and estimation with little allowance. The heavy duty type of boxes of course for your appliances such as washing machine and dryer. Another is the wardrobe box that will be based on how many your clothes are, including all of you. To lessen the load, it would be best for you to just choose clothes that you are sure will still fit you, old clothes maybe given to friends or charity. You may also have a garage sale for more budget for Calgary moving.

Other Category is with wrapping, Protecting and Cushioning fragile items

Newsprints or recycled brown papers – This is to prevent you from washing everything as soon as you move, make wraps through using newsprints as well as brown papers, whatever is available. Yet there are limits for these materials such as when you are to wrap super fragile and sensitive items with thin glasses such as lamp shades or chandeliers, you may need separate boxes or bubble wraps for this.

The rest will be foam, for the need of extra and trusted protection, plastic stretch wraps for you to prevent scratches from any surfaces of your valuable items as well as with inflatable bags that will be used with empty spaces so that they will avoid from banging with each other most especially when you are ahead of bumpy roads. Last for the accessories will be the peanuts, and that will fill small empty spaces to do the same purpose with inflatable bags.

You must also have the labels and not just with the use of markers. When you are to transfer fragile items, best for you to buy custom printed signs written with fragile and different labels of categories such as, kitchen stuff.

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Top 10 flowers for bouquets and what they mean


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Flowers have the power to move mountains. Even a tense situation or an argument can be easily tackled with just a single flower or a bouquet of flowers. Do you want to impress someone you adore? Do you want to say sorry and build up a strained relationship? Then say it with flowers and flower bouquets. The #1 patch-up gift in the world is flowers followed by chocolates.
Panda Flowers create an atmosphere of peace and harmony. The variety of colors, textures, looks and smell is so mesmerizing that people tend to forget the past and look forward to building a better relationship. In the past, during Victorian Era, expressing one’s feeling was considered as bad behavior and so people found subtle ways to express their feelings, flowers being the most commonly used media of communication. To this day, we use the power of flowers to exhibit our feelings to our near and dear ones.
Different flowers have different meanings and you need to be knowledgeable about what flowers to send to prevent negative emotions. Read below to understand what meanings flowers convey:
1. If you are in love and would like to convey your love and romantic feelings to your dear beloved then send them bouquets made of these flowers below.
Tip: Single flower does not convey enough, you need to choose 12 or 50.
• CAMELLIA – Pink, red and white
• DAISY – any color
• LILAC – for first love or new found love
• ROSE – Red
• TULIP – Red
2. If you want friendship then send bouquets with these flowers:
• ROSE – Yellow
• ZINNIA – Mixed
3. If you wish to convey how pure your love is bouquets made of these flowers will help:
• CARNATION – White – it is also a woman’s good luck gift
• DAISY – Any color
• ROSE – White
4. If you want to convey the message that you are faithful and dependable then these flowers will help you:
• DANDELION – not single but a bunch(single flower gives negative meaning)
• VIOLET – Blue
• ZINNIA – Scarlet
5. If you want to convey that you are sorry and would like to give the relationship a second chance by building the strained relationship then you can send a bouquet made of these flowers. Use these flowers asking for forgiveness:
• TULIP – White
• HYACINTH – Purple(direct sorry and to be forgiven)
• ROSE – Yellow (though not a direct sorry, it is sent to build friendship)
Tip : CARNATION – Yellow expresses rejection and resentment.
Tip: CARNATION – Striped – A direct refusal stating that you cannot be with the person.
These are some of the most common emotions that people feel and the respective flowers to go with it.
What are the top 10 flowers and what they mean?
Here is a list of top 10 flowers and their meanings:
1. GARDENIA – If you are secretly in love with someone and would like to send that message to them subtly then this is great. Pack a bunch of them into a nice bouquet and send it across using our same day delivery.
2. DAISY – Women just fall in love with a bunch of Daisies brought together in a lovely bouquet. Gerba Daisy is the most preferred variety.
3. ROSE – The best flower Red roses are used for showing feelings of love and romance. Yellow roses are used for conveying friendship, white roses convey purity and joy, pink represents appreciation and grace, peach roses suggest anticipation and purple – pure love.
4. LILAC- If you are in love for the first time or have found a new love and wish to express that then pack a bunch of lilac into a bouquet and send it to that person.
5. ORCHID- These flowers are meant to suggest beauty and symbolize abundance.
6. LILY OF THE VALLEY – If you want to show your humility then send these flowers,
7. STEPHANOTIS – This is the flower for marriage and honeymoon. Noted for its fragrance and simple looks it is used exclusively for weddings.
8. HYDRANGEA – Though this flower is quite popular it is confusing to use this since it represents two opposite feelings, one for being mean and heartless while the other is being thankful for understanding. It is better to use this flower with caution.
9. SUNFLOWER – This flower represents good luck, best wishes and loyalty. This is an ideal gift for weddings and soon mom-to-be.
10. TULIP – This flower has the power to express declaration of love symbolizing perfect love and fame.
Whatever emotions you want to express and whichever flowers you choose for your bouquet, get it delivered on the same day delivery through us to send the message home. You can choose various assortments of flowers from the bouquets displayed on our online flower shop and have instant access to same day delivery to send fresh flowers. We are florists that pride ourselves in delivering quality fresh flowers for all emotions and needs because we care too!!! see our other pages : Calgary Flowers or flowers in Calgary

How to paint the interior of your home properly

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, has the knowledge and expertise to help you get the best looking exterior and interior painting you need to get your home looking awesome. Let us do all the work and cleanup so you can just get a great Paint job.


Do you want to give your home interiors a gorgeous look? Do you want interior painting that is immaculate and has a touch of class? We at Great Western Painting will offer you professional painting contractor service that is flawless. We believe in the highest standards of quality services that are affordable and cost effective. Check out how we can help you make your home a heavenly abode.

What are the professional methods we use to give your interiors that elegant look?

  1. Clear the room:

We first make sure that all removable items in the room are relocated so that it does not come in the way while working and prevent paint falling on them. Items that cannot be removed will be securely covered with a cling film. The entire room will be vacuum cleaned and cleared of nails, screws and cobwebs. All dust and debris will be cleared as well.


  1. Spackle:

Small holes created by nails and screws will be spackled to cover them up.


  1. Sanding:

Before painting, we ensure that the walls are smooth and even hence we sand the area using sandpaper or sanding sponge. We then clear the area of dust and debris once again for smooth surface.


  1. Primer:

We do not add paint directly to the walls. We add primer to avoid flashing and if the final paint you have chosen is dark or bright, we will use a tinted primer so that you can use lesser coats of paint and thus save you money.


  1. Paint Extender:

To avoid lap and brush marks, we use paint extender to level out the paint. This gives a clean and professional painting look.


  1. Canvas drop cloths:

We use canvas drop cloths to protect your floor from ugly splatters of paint.


  1. Box painting:

To avoid variations in color, we use boxing technique.

  1. Degreaser:

To remove stains or grease marks or dirt we use a degreaser so that the wall is clean and easy to paint.


  1. Roller covers:

We wash the roller covers before we start rolling to get rid of fuzz or loose fibers that may come in the way of clean finish.


  1. One wall at a time:

We always do one wall at a time to get the brushed and rolled paint blend in effectively.

Once the job is done usually there will be paint spots on windows, we will just let them dry and scrape them off the glass to clear away the paint.

These are the professional secrets to amazing looking walls. We practice these diligently to give your interior walls that touch of class. We at Great Western Painting care about your health and hence use low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) paints that are environment friendly for almost all of our interior projects (ICI Lifemaster is virtually odorless and has no VOC).

Here are some of our interior painting services:

  • Drywall Repairs – Any surface defects like holes, dents or scratch marks can be repaired and made to look as good as new.
  • Ceiling Painting and Repairs – We offer painting solutions and repair for ceiling. We can also do textured ceiling.
  • Removal of Wallpaper – Sometimes you may want to remove wallpaper. Call us and we will do the needful without any damage or distress to your walls.
  • Ceiling & Wall Painting – We are experts in wall painting and ceiling painting. Call us for an estimate and suggestions regarding the same.
  • Doors & Casings – Want your doors and casings painted? Most of the painters just paint directly but we do a professional job and hence before putting on paint, we first clean the door, fill any holes or gaps, sand the area, clear off dust and debris, apply primer and then apply paint for smooth finish.
  • Windows & Baseboards – We paint windows and baseboards (skirting) to match your walls or any color that you may desire. Call us for a quote.
  • Cabinets – Before painting the cabinet, we will remove the doors, drawers and hinges. Fill up any holes or gaps, clean, sand the area, clean once again or vacuum, apply a primer and then paint for a smooth finish.

We are committed to providing quality services at competitive prices. We can help and guide you while choosing colors for your walls. We will also offer you suggestions and tips on how to make your walls look better. We are available 24/7 so you can call us anytime for estimates or any questions you may have regarding interior painting.

Be it your home or place of business, interiors talk a lot about you. It reflects your thoughts, your lifestyle and your personality. Having wrong or inferior interiors may actually send the wrong message to people and hence strain relationships. Call us and we will ascertain the right interiors for your home or business thereby helping you build strong relationships!!