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JP Moving Services
4.8
from 833 reviews
  • 1274 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Jiri in the office quoted 2 men for $80 an hour, or 3 men for $105 an hour. I gave Jiri explicit information and asked for an estimate on what he thought the final cost would be. Jiri said because of afternoon traffic, it could cost between $250 and $300. It took 2 hours, the men worked fast, wasted no time and worked quickly and professionally. However, Jiri charged $300 for the job anyway. Not the 2 men at $80 or $160 total quote. I paid the men $240, because they were good and it was not their fault but it was Jiri in the office I had the problem with. Plus, at this point, I was then told there was a $240 minimum. First I heard of that, and it should have mentioned before and been put in writing. I have my notes, no, never mentioned that. The men told me to take it up with Jiri. I was ready to give them a big tip but by then I was frustrated and annoyed. Not my first rodeo, Jiri. I've moved before. You don't get away with that. Stick to the quote, don't give an estimate of the job that is inflated and then try to stick to that, and if there is a minimum, put that in writing on the quote. Or was it possibly just a misunderstanding? In that case, you owe me $80. SRC ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See Jiri's quote below: Mon 1:50 PM Chatting with Jiri Priam $260 total price Howdy, Thank you for your interest in our moving services! If you're still looking for quality moving helpers with over 14 years of moving experience we are ready to help. Here's is what I can offer you to support your move. Here are your options; 2 labor movers for $80 an hour. 3 labor movers for $105 an hour. We can also provide a flat rate in some cases. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other services we offer: We have moving van, equipped with dollies, moving blankets, straps & shrink wrap. Should you have any additional questions please don't hesitate to ask. Best regards, Jiri " We love creating a remarkable experience for our clients" A few times that work More Tomorrow 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 10:00 AM

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Larro's Moving Services
4.8
from 629 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1186 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aisling G.
Verified review

The movers at Larro's were punctual, friendly and professional.

TWO FRIENDS MOVERS
4.8
from 463 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 848 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene P.
Verified review

Santos and his team of movers Jorge and Miguel went above and beyond to work with me. After first having gone a different direction originally AND even after a couple reschedules, Santos was extremely flexible with his availability and willing to work with us. His team was quick and efficient despite three flights and no elevators!!! They were upfront about all their costs and it was all very straightforward with no hidden stairs fees or additional gas fees! We were less than 10 miles from point A to point B and they even didn't charge me double drive time like other movers had quoted me. I would highly recommend Two Friends Movers to anyone I know for their moving needs.

MEAA movers and junk removers
4.8
from 338 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 611 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah H.
Verified review

I had a great experience. I was able to schedule an appointment weeks in advance, Edgar was super responsive and very affordable. The movers were 10 minutes early and got the job done quickly. They even uninstalled my curtains and blackout shades which was a huge help. Overall great experience and I would recommend them to anyone.

Albion Moving and Storage
4.8
from 279 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 481 hires on Thumbtack
Jorge S.
Verified review

Hiring Albion Movers to move the things out of my 1 bedroom apartment into a new one was definitely a great decision! Steve was very responsive to my messages and made the booking process a breeze. They arrived to my apartment on time and quickly got to work. Their expertise in the moving business shows when you see them working so efficiently. They made sure all of the furniture was protected and placed things exactly where we needed them. They deliver excellent service at a great value.

Moving Services Transport
4.8
from 266 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 395 hires on Thumbtack
Jae C.
Verified review

We had a lot of stuff to move and we were like deer in the headlights. Scott came over to give us an estimate and also gave us a lot of tips and guidance on how to get going. A Pro Tip from Scott; plan early and call him early! We did a lot of packing ourselves, but Scott can also provide packers to make your job easier! (I wish I knew this earlier, it would have saved my back!) On the day of the move, Thomas and Shane showed up on time and began to move us. Those guys were the most professional and friendly people you would ever want to work with. They made the whole tedious task a lot easier for us to deal with. When they got to our storage place, they carefully arranged our stuff to maximize the space. Scott said he was trying to see if we could avoid getting another storage space (we had a LOT of stuff!) I enthusiastically recommend Scott and his moving/packing services. I look forward to using him and his crew to move from storage to our new home.

ReloCal Moving and Storage
4.6
from 268 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 602 hires on Thumbtack
Kanita F.
Verified review

George and his team were rockstars! They arrived within the time they had arranged with me and called before to let me know they were close. They got started immediately and had our two bedroom apartment emptied within 2 1/2 hours (packing, wrapping, loading) not to mention we were moving out of a narrow SF apartment with a long flight of stairs. They were very careful with all of the furniture and didn't rush the job. Once we arrived at the new house they started unloading right away! The new apartment was up two flights of stairs and they worked to bring all our items in quickly and asked me for directions for all the pieces (which room I wanted things to go into). Granted my boyfriend and I had prepared a lot of the packing before the movers arrived but we wanted to save $ and the job was complete in exactly 4 hours. Totally worth it and will recommend Smart Move SF to friends!

  • 6 years in business
  • 378 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole C.
Verified review

I hired harp for hanging art and moving love seat from sf to napa, my movers cancelled on me at last min on Sunday 23rd july. I found harp from Craigslist and he showed up in 30 min. When He brought love seat to napa I found I had a wrong key, he was at napa at 10 pm, it was my blunder but he really cool guy and offered his servicd to go back to sf and bringing a right key, we went back to sf and briougt right key. He also finished hanging art at my new apartment at midnight, he did not charge me either for extra driving to sf. ! What a cool guy. I am writing this review not only he is professional and know what he is doing but also he is a kind man

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D and J moving
4.8
from 165 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 252 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeremy H.
Verified review

My original movers cancelled on us the day we were set to move. I called D&J moving that morning and they were at the house within 2 hours. Very responsive and saved the day! They were quick and meticulous about the job. Great people to work with. I would highly recommend them for any of your moving needs.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michaela O.
Verified review

I highly recommend Ddt movers! They ensured our move went smoothly and didn't mind staying an hour longer because we had so much stuff and underestimated the time. It was really impressive to see how easy they made our move look! :-)

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DMC Hauling
5.0
from 145 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 193 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole R.
Verified review

I ended up needing movers at the last minute and DMC Hauling was able to accommodate me. They arrived on time, were friendly and got my move done. The price was good. Would recommend to friends/family.

Leclair Moving
4.7
from 114 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Anh Thi Mai P.
Verified review

This was my first time trying to hire a professional via Thumbtack platform and it was a very good experience. After submiting the request, I received 3 quotes from different movers, and Pavel was one of them. He stood out among the three because of his responsiveness and reasonable price. Before hiring him, I was a bit concerned given that he had only one review before. But Im glad that I decided to hire him. Pavel was very careful with my stuffs, especially my computer (they also provided a small blanket to cover my table top) He was flexible as well when I asked him if he could stop by Ikea and Living Spaces store for me to pick up some furniture. Overall, I give Pavel and his crew 5 stars for their professionalism. I'll definitely contact him again for future move

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Mister Clean Machine
4.9
from 88 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley P.
Verified review

Michael was great. He helped me pack up all my kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom stuff very thoroughly. He was even willing to go back to his house and pick up a power drill to help me disassemble my curtain rod because I couldn't get access to one. He also left it with me so the movers could use it the next day. We got everything done in ~8 hours after I did some prep work.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kuzia J.
Verified review

I have moved many times and always something went wrong, and Silicon Valley Luxury Moving delivered the most professional service I've ever seen. The movers were quick and extra careful wrapping my furniture and getting it moved through our narrow doorways and taking it upstrairs at our new townhouse. Everything was placed where we told them and nothing was damaged or even scratched. They used their equipment to get it done fast, so they finished even before the estimated time. These guys are providing excellent services for very competitive price. I will definitely recommend this moving company to all my friends and will use them for my future moves! Our movers were Bogdan and Sergey, thank you guys for the great job!

White Red Moving & Storage
4.6
from 52 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
James C.
Verified review

Perfect movers! On time, careful, very reasonably priced, and very fast. I'll use them again, no doubt. Highly recommended.

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M.P Movers
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chalet L.
Verified review

I hired MP Movers (Marquiz) to assemble a 6 drawer IKEA dresser. He arrived right on time and was very polite. The dresser came in 3 different boxes which had to be moved downstairs to my daughter's room, which he did for me. He was so conscientious that at one point the instructions didn't match the materials and he brought this to my attention. He quoted me a flat fee and stuck to that. All in all, I couldn't have been happier and I will definitely hire MP Movers again. I highly recommend Marquiz and MP Movers.

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TORO Moving
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dallas B.
Verified review

Best movers in Marin! I had a very very heavy table that needed to go upstairs. Nick and his crew did an amazing job on short notice and the entire experience exceeded my expectations.

  • 10 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Carlee B.
Verified review

Yes, would definitely hire again! We had a terrible time with our first movers and were very hesitant about hiring movers this time around but we were very pleasantly surprised and will use them again the next time we move.

Clutter - San Francisco
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Nancy M.
Verified review

My entire Clutter experience was nothing short of amazing! Kelsey and Ralph, the Clutter packers/movers arrived 10 minutes early. They were professional, hard working, fast, careful with my belongings, great communicator and a general joy to be around. I would recommend them and Clutter to anyone. It was the best moving experience I have ever had! Thanks!

Moving Help Bay Area
4.1
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ilan K.
Verified review

I had Drew's team move contents out of two separate storage units 2 miles apart and then drive them across the bay to my new home. They were so efficient that it took less than two hours to clean out both units entirely, drive to Contra Costa County, and unload everything in under 2 hours. I'd absolutely hire these guys again.

AmerApex Moving
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Teresa M.
Verified review

The movers at AmerApex Moving could not have done a better job moving our belongings over 2,000 miles away. The crew was on time, polite, very careful, and kept the move fun and in good spirits. Nothing was damaged and the price did not budge a penny. Thank you again for making my move across country stress free. I will be recommending AmerApex Moving to all my friends and family!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do moving companies do?

Moving companies provide a range of services to help you physically move out of one residence and move into a new place. But moving companies can do so much more than just haul your belongings across town in a truck. The national average for moving company prices ($250-$350 per hour) reflects the range of services provided. Here are examples of all the ways moving companies can help:

  • Packing: Moving companies can pack your belongings for you. They typically charge a flat rate for both the box and the labor to pack the box. The more time-consuming the belongings are to pack, the higher the cost per box. For example, books could be $5 per box, linens $10 per box, and fine china and glassware $18 per box.
  • Specialty moving: Safely move a baby grand piano, a oversize aquarium, or other specialty items with the help of pro movers.
  • Storage: Many moving companies can store your belongings while you wait for a new home to be remodeled or closing of your new home to be finalized. If you’re moving long-distance, they often provide short-term storage free for a specific length of time, and a set rate after that (such as $60 per square cubic foot of storage space used).
  • Long-distance moves: No need to rent a trailer and move your things; a long-distance moving company can haul your belongings across the country for you. Typically they charge by the cubic foot for moves, with prices based on your destination.
  • Unpacking: Moving companies can even unpack your belongings for you after they have moved them. This is not as common, and will definitely increase the price, but can be helpful if you’re not able to tackle this task yourself.

How much does a moving company charge per hour?

When you’re ready to make a major move, it’s time to research moving companies’ prices. A moving company may charge on average anywhere between $25 and $100 per hour, per worker, for moving services. The price will vary with regional labor rates, local cost to do business, and the level of service the movers are providing. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a moving company is $250-$350 per hour. This price includes a range of pricing, from all-in service with four or more movers on site to standard hourly rates for one or two movers. Other factors that affect moving companies’ prices are packing, stairs (or elevators), and distance. For a full-service move, you pay movers to pack your belongings for you. You may pay for the cost of the moving boxes and an hourly rate per worker, and there may be additional charges for packing fragile items. Stairs will also add to your moving prices. Lifting and carrying boxes and furniture up and down stairs takes more time and creates more physical labor for the workers. Moving companies may charge flat rates for flights of stairs, such as $50-$70 per flight. A moving company may also charge a one-time fee for moving things via elevator, such as $75-$100. If parking is not accessible in front of your home or apartment building, there may also be an additional fee for the added distance to carry your belongings to the truck.

How much should you tip furniture movers?

Moving furniture is hard work and potentially dangerous unless you’re properly equipped. For anyone not ready to handle their heavy oak armoire alone, professional furniture movers can safely and efficiently move your items to another room in your house or across town as needed. The national average cost to hire heavy furniture movers is $150-$200 per hour. This rate could include multiple furniture movers working as a team to move items such as beds, armoires, billiards tables, pianos, shelves, tables, entertainment centers and more. Hourly rates can vary by region. If your furniture movers have arrived on time, done a great job, kept your home and belongings protected from scratches and dings, and completed the move as planned, a tip will be greatly appreciated. Moving companies suggest approximately 10 percent of the total bill as gratuity for those doing local moving jobs, which is also a good guideline for tipping heavy furniture movers. If the total bill for heavy moving was $100 and two workers were onsite, consider giving them $10 total, or $5 each for a job well done.

How much does it cost for long-distance movers?

Long-distance movers transport your belongings across the country for you. No more renting a trailer and road-tripping from state to state with your entire house hitched to your bumper. Long-distance movers make the move happen so you can fly to your new home, suitcase in hand, and wait for your furniture to arrive. Nationally, the average price range for long-distance movers is $1,490-$2,230. The distance you are moving and the number of cubic feet the movers have to transport will both affect cost. Another factor in long-distance moving costs is whether you choose to pay for an exclusive move or a consolidated move.

In an exclusive move, which is more expensive, your belongings are the only cargo on the moving truck. The movers travel directly to your new house and deliver your belongings on a scheduled day. A consolidated move is more affordable because the movers transport your belongings along with those of other people, saving them time and gas — which means you save money. The downside is that your belongings typically arrive with a two-week delivery window rather than on a prescheduled day. Read reviews to make sure you can trust the company with your possessions to ensure a peaceful moving process.

How much does it cost to move a one-bedroom apartment across the country?

Professional movers can handle the hard work of moving your one-bedroom apartment across the country for you. You can determine what your move will cost by learning the rate your movers charge per cubic foot and how they factor distance into the total cost. Cross-country movers typically charge based on your belongings rather than apartment size because that determines how much work they will have to do. For example, a studio apartment that is crammed full of things will take more work and moving truck space than the contents of a three-bedroom apartment with very little furniture.

Cross-country movers may also have varying rates, depending on where in the country you are moving. For example, a company may charge $5 per cubic foot for consolidated moves along the East Coast and $6 per cubic foot for consolidated moves from the East Coast to the central states or the West Coast. A one-bedroom apartment costs approximately $1,500 to move across the country.

Actual Requests

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Need a Mover

San Francisco, CA

  • Move type
    Studio or 1 bedroom apartment
  • Move distance
    Under 10 miles
  • Will client supply transportation?
    No, I need movers to supply transportation
  • Additional services needed
    (Intentionally left blank)
  • Estimated number of large boxes/containers
    1-10
  • Estimated number of small to medium boxes/containers
    11-20
  • Flights of stairs at loading point
    The location has an elevator
  • Flights of stairs at unloading point
    Please insert number of flights here (2)
  • Details
    I moving from SOMA to Potrero Hill in San Francisco. The largest things I have is a bed, couch, and a desk. The rest will be boxes and smaller items.

Need Furniture Mover

San Francisco, CA

  • Move location
    Within my home
  • Type of furniture
    Sofa, Loveseat, Side table / lounge table
  • Transportation needed?
    No, I don't need to transport furniture beyond walking distance
  • Flights of stairs
    Insert number of flights here (0n 0ne level)
  • Details
    one empty 2 drawer file cabinet moved from basement to 2nd floor flat may be part of the job.
  • $100
    Average price
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