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MGB Relocations
4.7
from 331 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 582 hires on Thumbtack
Mirella M.
Verified review

I have never had such a good experience with moving than I had with MGB. Mario was such a nice person, and he brought a great crew of 3 more guys to work with him. They PACKED our whole house for us, loaded and unloaded EVERYTHING and were pleasant and accommodating the whole time! We had a VERY LARGE house and a lot (I mean a lot!) of stuff, and they never said anything about it, but just kept working. If I could give them 10 stars, I would! I recommend them HIGHLY. Their price is incredible, too!

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Tony's delivery and labor
4.9
from 242 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 332 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
ROXANN M.
Verified review

I found Tony's delivery and labor right here on thumbtack, he reached out to me after hearing about my 1bedroom apartment move. After going through tons of quotes with other companies, he gave me a great price. The movers were on time, very friendly and very knowledgeable. Tony even called during the move to make sure we were satisfied with just how everything was going. I'm extremely grateful to have found these guys. They saved us so many headaches that come with moving.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 300 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ann P.
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I recently moved into a 2 story condo and needed a SUPER heavy treadmill (True ES900) moved up into my bedroom. I googled "furniture assembly" online and put in a request through thumbtack. Lucky Movesit-LA Moving Labor Only 24/7 responded immediately and drove all the way out from LA to Orange County to give me an accurate quote. He preplanned the move meticulously, making sure his crew had the physical strength to handle the job, protected my staircase, and printed out the manual to ensure my treadmill was not only brought upstairs but properly assembled. Lucky is trustworthy and reliable and I would recommend him to anyone. I have never met anyone so passionate about helping others and making sure the job is done to perfection. Lucky was exceptional, going above and beyond!

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News Moving Company
4.9
from 186 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 363 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Megan B. H.
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I am the type of person who fastidiously researches before I act. When my family and I were moving back into our home post-renovation, I researched all the local moving companies through thumbtack. I made my usual spreadsheet with prices, reviews, licensed vs. insured, years in business & whether background checked; and reached out to my top choices. The family business News Moving Company quickly became my obvious first choice. From start to finish, Delila handled each & every question and concern I had with patience & diligence. She was very responsive and reasonable. Their reviews speak for themselves: over 90% are 5-Star reviews. They understood better than any my unique situation of not needing to move from one place to another, but rather move from Pods in my driveway back into my home. On the day of the move, Frank, Jesse, and one other mover showed up on time. The move was amazing - they were fast, yet super careful & conscientious. They handled our unique situation as if they’d done it a million times and kept in communication throughout. Unlike other companies in the past, they didn’t dilly-dally or stretch the time. They finished in the quoted minimum time and charged the exact fair price we had discussed. I highly endorse and would recommend News Moving to any friend, loved one, or reader like you! You will not be disappointed.

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Nery's Tree Service & Hauling
4.9
from 139 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 207 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren P.
Verified review

Nery was awesome. Very friendly and professional. Due to moving I had to reschedule my appointment at the last minute and he was very accommodating. He showed up right on time and did an excellent job of trimming my palm tree. Also pricing was very reasonable. I can't say enough good things about Nery's Tree Service and I will be using them again in the future.

5 Star Moving Company
4.6
from 147 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 284 hires on Thumbtack
Charlie M.
Verified review

Hiring movers was the best thing I've ever done and 5 Star Moving made it such an easy experience! I requested a quote to move from Carson, CA to Sacramento, CA, which is roughly 400 miles. After I reached out to them, Mike came to my apartment for an estimate. Just a few hours later I received an estimate in my email. I was looking at another moving company that my parents had used previously, who had quoted us a lower quote. 5 Star Moving matched the price when I asked them! A day before the move they confirmed with me via email and everything was ready to go. Mike and Azo were extremely professional, hardworking, and fast. They're very friendly and polite, but didn't waste time chitchatting. They moved my 800 sq ft apartment on the 3rd floor in under 2 hours and I was able to hit the road earlier than scheduled. They showed concern regarding the stress put on my cats while they were emptying the apartment, which I really appreciated. The guys wouldn't let me carry anything so I just sat back and relaxed! Before they left, they explained how many rest stops they would be taking and how long their breaks would be. On the road, they kept me updated with ETAs through text. Of course since they were driving a truck I beat them to Sacramento, but I wasn't worried since I knew exactly when I should be expecting them thanks to their updates. They unloaded the truck really quickly and nothing had been broken or damaged. They were no doubt tired, but said they were going back to LA the same night! With a total driving time of roughly 16 hours round trip for them, I really appreciate the quick and friendly service Mike and Azo provided. I would recommend these guys and 5 Star Moving 100%. The only thing I'm sad about is that they don't have a base in the Sacramento area so I can't hire them again the next time I move! =)

FLASH MOVING
4.7
from 134 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 264 hires on Thumbtack
Adrian J.
Verified review

Very professional and quick moving workers!

  • 8 years in business
  • 250 hires on Thumbtack
Scott F.
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Hired Frank and his guys for a move. Liked the fact that he stopped by for an estimate first, so when it came time to quote me a price there were no surprises. They were there when they said they were going to be and everyone on the crew were hard workers. If your moving and you don't at least give Frank a shot to earn your trust, you might be left out in the cold.

Muscle MoversLA
4.9
from 101 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 158 hires on Thumbtack
Pamela R.
Verified review

Christopher and Jonathan did a super job of moving my piano that I gave to a friend to her residence! They arrived right on time. Their price was so reasonable! They took wonderful care while moving the piano. They have a good size moving van with a lift. Both gentleman were so pleasant with a smile on their face! I will definately call them again! There were no extra charges added at the end of the trip. I might add that I followed them in my car to the destination. Christopher drove responsibly and took the quickest route to the destination during rush time in the evening! YOU WILL BE SO PLEASED USING MUSCLE MOVERS!

AV Blliards
4.8
from 97 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
Dede L.
Verified review

AV billiards did an amazing job. They were very careful in every way. Did a perfect job moving the table from one location to another. Kept every covered ( it was raining.)

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  • 10 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

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.

  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Satya N.
Verified review

It was a last minute moving request. We have booked an appointment with other moving company, but they didnt show up in the last minute. These guys really helped us. They quoted the lowest for moving between LA and Irvine out of 10 other moving companies that i talked to. The loading just took around 1 and half hours for one bed and unloadingn was faster than that. This is my second moving in last two years and all the previous movers were hourly based and took 2-3 hours just for loading alone. Over all it was a happy experience. I would like to recommend these guys to anyone!

  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
Shirley N.
Verified review

Excellent personal service. The owner was available to assist at every level from pricing, packing, moving, and even helping me with a smooth transition to the storage facility. I'll use them again for sure!

  • 20 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Kacie M.
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This was a "rush" job, though I am sure they all are, when you are moving out. This is a start up company. I knew when they arrived, they had already been working, and working hard. There was no fancy van or truck driving up with them. Did I get my monies worth? Absolutely! They spent a few hours on my cleaning and seemed fully invested. Were a few minor things missed- yes, but nothing of tangible note. Would I ask them back? Yes! They are doing everything right. P.S. my neighbors have nicknamed your van the "sticker van". Thank you, to you both! :)

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New Life Moving
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ria K.
Verified review

This was my first time hiring a moving company. Sergei and Edward were very punctual, courteous, friendly and extremely efficient. They wrapped all necessary furniture in blankets and saran wrap to protect it from damage. They brought a huge truck that had more than enough space. I moved into a three story town home, 50 miles away, and they got the work done in 3-4 hours. My door way is a bit narrow with a lot of stairs, but they managed to move in all my stuff without damaging anything. Even though it was a hot day they hustled the entire time. I would highly recommend their services to any of my friends, and would definitely use them for the future. Thanks again for making my move easy!

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.

Roadrunner Moving Co.
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Matt C.
Verified review

What didn't we like is better question! This was our first time using Roadrunner and we were most impressed with their professionalism. We had a complex move that required a bunch of different moving parts and they were able to accommodate everything. They were efficient, fast, great problem solvers and very friendly the entire time. We will be using them ever move going forward. Lastly I would like to mention that we trusted them which is a big deal when you let strangers in your home :)

5150 Technical Services
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Debra M.
Verified review

David was SO EASY to coordinate with and did a superb job figuring out a way to clear my chaotic mess. I also enjoyed chatting with him as we worked through the muck. A+...would definitely reach out to him again if I weren’t moving across the country.

TOP MOVERS GLOBAL
4.0
from 24 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle L.
Verified review

Dimitri and Yager arrived on time. Worked hard and were very careful with our furnitures. They were friendly and we highly recommend them for your next move...thank you

Moober Moving Company
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony L.
Verified review

All I can say is wow these guys are great! I was planning on doing the move from Los Angeles to San Francisco on my own, but once I found out how much it would cost me to rent a truck and buy all the boxs as well as equipment need to do the job I was left dumbfounded. It's turn out it was a lot better to just hire a company. This moving company-was able to squeeze me in last mintue when others would not with out charge me this crazy fee.They were able to move a lot of my large furniture like if it was notting. Over all I did not have a single negtive remark to say. The whole experence was enjoyable as far as any move goes. I would recommand these guys in a heart beat. Once again thank you Moober moving company.

Clutter - Los Angeles
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Amelia H.
Verified review

My Clutter team was just outstanding. DeAndre and Jay were so careful, thoughtful and organized in packing up my son’s apartment. These men are pro’s! I highly recommend “Clutter” for anyone who wants a smooth packing experience! Do not hesitate to purchase the packing supplies. I would have bought 20 moving boxes and some tape for all that was provided by purchasing supply package from Clutter. Strong, clean boxes, fresh packing blankets, packing tape. “Clutter” delivered on everything they promised! I’m so grateful (and relieved) I choose “Clutter

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.

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