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Fountain Valley Movers

Browse these movers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Fountain Valley.

MGB Relocations
4.7
from 337 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 596 hires on Thumbtack
Tiana L.
Verified review

They showed up on time. The movers, Anthony & (I forgot his name. :) are very friendly. They have great work ethic. I have lots of stuff. The elevator at the old apartment is small and slow. It made loading difficult. The movers were very helpful. They did a great job!

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Shift It Moving
4.7
from 286 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 519 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandi G.
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Wesley and his team were very professional and respectful. Wesley was very patient with my ever changing move dates. His movers were nice and friendly!

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Tony's delivery and labor
4.9
from 253 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 346 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John S.
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Tony was great! I was in New York on business and found out last minute that I had to move to a new unit in my building. Tony was great in organizing two movers for that upcoming Saturday. The guys showed up...they were super professional, and did a meticulous job moving my apartment upstairs. Nothing was broken, everything was put in its proper place. At one point I noticed that the floor was scuffed from a piece of furniture. The guys took no time in cleaning the floor, and honestly it looked better than new! What was supposed to be a 3 hour job, lasted only 2 1/2 hours. I HIGHLY recommend Tony and his men for a move!!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 307 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
April G.
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Frank responded to my request right away. I chose Frank due to his proximity to me and his lower cost compared to other movers. After seeing how hard he worked and the care he took to make sure nothing was damaged, we were happy to pay him more than he asked. He is friendly, a bit chatty (but likeable), professional and he worked hard. Then he drove our large recycle items to the recycle center for us. We would definitely hire Frank again.

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News Moving Company
4.9
from 192 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 367 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mia H.
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Delilah was very easy to communicate with throughout the entire process. The two movers showed up on time and were efficient and professional. My local move was easy thanks to News Moving Co. Would use them again!

Larry's Quality Moving
4.9
from 136 reviews
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
Tee K.
Verified review

I didn't have a moving company that I knew would be fair and available. I did my research online but came up empty handed. A few days before my move I searched Yelp and found " Thumbtack". Thumbtack connected me with" Larry Quality Movers". Within 30 minutes ( it seemed less ) I received an email response. Larry asked me someone questions on my move and we were able to set up the exact time and place to move me. The day before the move Larry contacted me to reconfirm the time and location. The next day Larry & Dean were at my place prompt. Very smoothly they moved my things out. They got to my new location before I was there and were really to get my things moved inside. Larry and Dean are as professional as they come. They are fair with their pricing no nickel and diming you. You get the exact price that you are quoted, not like some of the other movers adding last minutes things. Larry and Dean thank you for such excellent service I will definitely let others know about your service it was a pleasure working with you!

FLASH MOVING
4.7
from 138 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 278 hires on Thumbtack
Decia J.
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Great price and very professional movers.

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Michaelson Moving Company
5.0
from 110 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Yvonne L.
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Michael and his son were xactually what I was looking for. I just needed a few movers to help move some heavy furniture. While packing my containers they were very helpful and did way more than what was expected. Very professional. I would highly recommend them. Thanks guys!

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Venture Concepts
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Toni S.
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I needed a piano moved to our home. The piano mover stayed in contact and provided wonderful service. Very nice and professional. I Would and will recommend his services.

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  • 10 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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He moved a large, heavy credenza. It was turned down by 3 charitable organizations that wasted my time by assuring me on the phone it would be removed, but each time their movers rejected it. Brett is careful, professional and pleasant.

  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra D.
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It has been 28+ year's since my husband and I have had the experience of packing and moving. We looked at several other businesses but decided on Mike and Shaw and we are glad we did, they are very efficient, courteous and know exactly what to do. Very impressed as they do it the way it should be done. We recommend Mike and Shaw to any and all in need of packing and moving!!!

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KC Removal Service
4.7
from 64 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 96 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ali P.
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KC Removal Service is awesome. Our movers were professional, took great care of our belongings, and knew how to work efficiently. They had great attitudes and worked hard, making our moving experience much easier and less stressful. We highly recommend their service!

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New Life Moving
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristine P.
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If you are looking for movers with experience, these guys know their job for sure! We had 4 movers - Edward, Alex, Oleg and Edil and they worked really hard and highly professional.

Cloud 9 Movers LLC
4.5
from 56 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Demetrius M.
Verified review

Excellent moving service. Arrived on time and treated all my things with care. Movers were very professional and polite. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for movers for a small or big job.

HAPPY HOME MOVING INC
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Rose C.
Verified review

Honestly I would recommend these guys over and over again. I called them with a 24 hour notice of moving a 1bdr and they were the only moving company to be able to accommodate my needs. I had Edward and Sergei as my movers and these guys were professional, friendly and hard working and made this whole stressful situation into a more relaxing experience. They handled my belongings with great care and took the time to make sure I understood all that was being done.

Safe N' Fast Movers
4.3
from 49 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Mark F.
Verified review

I found Safe N Fast movers here (Thumbtack) and definitely very happy with their service. My gf and I had a 2 bedroom to move but with a slight complication - upright Piano. Its my fathers old piano, so I was very worried that something could happen to it. Originally I searched for piano movers, only to move my piano and deal with the rest later. But Safe N Fast guys told me that they can do both, and ON THE SAME DAY! That was an amazing news for me. The movers arrived on estimated time, were very polite and cautious. They moved everything quickly and moved my piano with no problems (it was my biggest concern). It kind of looked very easy the way they've done it. I expected a mess to be honest. And my gf also was amazed with how efficient they were. We supplied them with ice water and gatorade to keep them cool, but they kept moving the whole time. They had the tools they needed to get the job done. The unload also was very quick and easy! Great service, great moving company for your buck.

Best Moving Day
4.2
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Loic V.
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Very efficient and professional movers. Great service.

Down Town Movers
4.4
from 12 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ruby F.
Verified review

This was my first time using movers and if I move again I will definitely do it again. The two gentlemen showed up right on time and went straight to work. They were very responsive leading up to the move and on the day of they got in and out very quickly. They were careful with all of my furniture and placed everything right where I wanted it. It was a great experience.

MoversRUs
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Meagan C.
Verified review

Jay and his associate, I forgot the name, were great. I will definitely recommend and use them again next year. They were quick and efficient with moving my belongings. There were a couple blemishes but I did not expect everything to be perfect. Their supervisor called me after the move was completed and provided a discount on my next move for the minor issues. I appreciate feeling valued as a customer. The movers worked their butts off. Again, I will recommend and use again.

AmerApex Moving
5.0
from 10 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!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jen B.
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Veteran Movers - Incredibly professional, experienced, and trustworthy. Great partners in our move, so happy with their service and final results. Would definitely use them again.

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 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.

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.

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Need Moving Service on June 13, 2013

Palm Desert, CA

  • Move type
    Other (1 bedroom apartment)
  • Move distance
    Other
  • Additional services needed
    Furniture assembly and disassembly
  • Details
    second floor - loading Elevator - unloading
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