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Welcome to
Downsizing and Moving


Let us help you de-clutter and get organized before your move


Are you’re a senior or a Baby Boomer? Then we can help! Whether your upcoming life transition is to a smaller home, retirement residence or with family, we help downsize and prepare you and your loved ones for the changes ahead. Whether you are a senior or baby boomer moving, we can help. A well planned move reduces stress, saves you money and time! Major life transitions can be extremely stressful. Too often, we see individuals taking on needless, additional stress, because their transitions are being mismanaged or time consuming. This can mean a poorly marketed property or even cost overrun and not understanding the true scope of the project, or a timeline that doesn’t fit your goals or lifestyle. Quite often, people will delay a move because of the overwhelming thought of everything involved. Dealing with years of accumulated clutter and personal belongings becomes far more work and more complex than first anticipated. WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU!!

We’ll make it Simple.

Downsizing and Moving has designed a service that will plan and organize your move, sort and downsize your belongings and take care of absolutely all the details.. We will reduce your stress and help you prepare for the relocation to your new home or manage the modifications to your current home. From clearing the clutter, sorting through and removing excess items and we will work with you and your family to create a functional and organized space.

*In-Home Consultation

This is the first thing we start with. We always start by getting to know our clients on a personal first name by name basis. By offering a complimentary in-home consultation, we can discuss your needs in order to develop a plan that best suits your schedule and budget.

*Buying Full and Partial Estates:

Once we have had our in-home consultation, there may be some items we would like to purchase outright before we go ahead and sort out all items. One of our Certified Experts will determine a price based on quality/quantity and give you cash offer or, we can use that cash offer to offset any cost associated with the Downsizing/clear out process. We have an array of items we do purchase, so anything could be of value that you may think is not!!

*Sorting & Organizing

We will sort and organize everything in your home and ensure they are either set aside and placed in designated areas for moving, selling, recycling or disposing. We deal with a vast majority of people and organizations that accept all kinds of goods. Our Goal is to divert anything away from the landfill.

*Auction Services

Once we have gone through your estate and determine what is ready to sell, we can send your items to an auction house. We will go there and pick it up and sell it through one of our 3 Auction houses we deal with. Each auction house deals with specific items. We will determine where the best place is to send your items you want to sell. We may even hold an “on-site sale” if that works best. In some cases it’s the fastest way to clear your estate without all the moving costs. We will co-ordinate all aspects of the sale.

*Donate, Recycle and Dispose of all unwanted items

When the time has come to get rid of all the unwanted items, we will get rid of it all!! Metal recycling and e-waste disposal i.e. items no longer in working condition -phones, computers, electronics etc. Clothing/blankets, unwanted used furniture, small nic naks, pots and pan and other household items. We will donate these items that you are not keeping to our qualified charity organizations that relay on these donations. We will also get rid of all the trash and junk left over that has been marked and put aside by us.


Moving can be one of life's most stressful events so we’re here to help you manage your relocation. We move people to and from homes, apartments, condominiums, retirement community, storage and everything in between. Whether you need help re-arranging furniture from one room to another or you’re relocating down the road, across town, or across the country, our home moving services provide you with affordable and convenient options for a stress-free moving experience. We recognize what it takes to make these relocations successful.

Your move includes complimentary padding and stretch wrapping to protect your furniture and breakables. Boxes are available for an extra charge.

Complimentary Consultation

We always start by getting to know our clients. By offering a Complimentary in home consultation, we can discuss your needs in order to develop a plan that best suits your schedule and budget.

Sort and Organize

We will sort and organize everything in the home and ensure they are either set aside and placed in designated areas for moving, selling, shipping, recycling or disposing.

Unpack and Setup New Residence

We will unpack/unload the truck and set up your new home. At the end of the day, your bed will be ready for you to relax as well as the kitchen and bathroom all set to go. We can also unpack your boxes at your request!

Auction Setup/removal of unwanted items

Once you are all settled in your new home, we will return to your former home to set up and prepare for the auction. We will coordinate all aspects of the sale. If we do not feel the need to send the items to Auction we went dispose or donate it in a kindly manner.

Downsizing and Moving is a 3rd Generation Family owned and operated company. With over 25 years experience in the industry, we know what it takes to make the best out of any situation. We strive hard to get the best outcome for all our clients!! At Downsizing and Moving, we know a thing or two! Call or email us today and We will have someone talk you through it and how it all works.

How it works:

There comes a point in everyone’s life when downsizing to a smaller home will improve your day-to-day life. When you Downsizing and Moving, one of our Certified Representatives will make arrangements to meet with you at your estate or location to determine what needs to be done and in a timely manner. Once we established what the best situation for your estate is, we will advise you of all your options and we can determine the next step for you.

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Immediate Service areas include:

Ancaster, Waterdown, Flambourgh, Burlington, Oakville, Guelph, Milton, Georgetown, Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto, Hamilton, Dundas, Carlisle, Caledonia, Grimsby, St. Creek, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Lincoln, Beamsville, and surrounding areas.

Method of payment accepted: Cash, Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, E-transfer.

Down The Lane has now become Downsizing and Moving.ca

Down the Lane has now become Downsizing and Moving.ca

We are still here to serve you on your moving and delivery needs.


Ph 905 529 8485 / 905 920 2068

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