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JP Moving Services
4.8
from 836 reviews
  • 1282 hires on Thumbtack
Connie G.
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I was extremely pleased with Jiri and his movers. They were courteous, prompt and efficiently removed the furniture without delay. I highly recommend JP Moving Services.

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Larro's Moving Services
4.8
from 643 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1205 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Morgan R.
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The service was excellent. They moved my 10x10 storage unit in Sacramento to a 1-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA. The two movers, Amílcar and José, were not only professional and efficient, they were also mindful and respectful. They worked diligently and communicated very well. I will definitely use Larro's Moving Services the next time I need to move and would refer them to my closest friends and peers. Also, you can't beat their price! At the end, the total amount due was under the estimated price, and they definitely deserved a nice tip. Thanks again!

TWO FRIENDS MOVERS
4.8
from 470 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 861 hires on Thumbtack
Elissa G.
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Two Friends Movers were nothing short of amazing! This was my first time hiring professional movers and I was so impressed. Both Carlos and Leo showed up promptly and moved all of our boxes and furniture in a timely manner. None of our furniture was damaged and they made sure they were putting everything in the right place. If I have to move again, I would definitely re-hire them!

MEAA movers and junk removers
4.8
from 341 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 618 hires on Thumbtack
Sean T.
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Thank you for your patience MEAA movers! My families move was stressful as heck. We were so unprepared. I was so embarrassed the whole time. Your tenacity, resilience and ambition helped a lot. They were flexible with the rates and didn't exhibit any greed or dishonest which A LOT of people in the biz try to do, but suffer no delusions, they deserve every penny of the hard work they put in, brotha's!

Patrick Frederick
4.8
from 283 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 466 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren O.
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The owner was communicative but they were late on the day of the move. The movers were nice and moved everything carefully.

Albion Moving and Storage
4.8
from 281 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 487 hires on Thumbtack
Subha P.
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I had a wonderful experience with Albion Movers. They are very professional and cooperative. I would recommend them for sure.

Moving Services Transport
4.8
from 274 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 412 hires on Thumbtack
Karen A.
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The movers were professional and handled my antiques with care. They did a nice job!

RELOCAL Moving and Storage
4.5
from 286 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 659 hires on Thumbtack
Joseph T.
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Very reliable and friendly movers, Andrey and Raul were pleasantly early and made the move a breeze, would highly recommend!

  • 6 years in business
  • 402 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica T.
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I hired their moving and handyman service when my movers cancelled in a last min. Harp and his team came with 4 movers and truck. They moved my heavy antique armoire, very heavy Marbel dinning tanks top and pianos from 6th floor apt to my 3rd floor unit. They also helped in mounting Tv and shelves at new place. Highly professional and they know what are they doing.

A2B Movers, Inc.
4.9
from 223 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 235 hires on Thumbtack
Rose M.
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A2B Movers gave us the best quote and we chose them on that very basis. However I would like to say that their services are very good and prompt.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michaela O.
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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! :-)

Leclair Moving
4.8
from 117 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
Heather K.
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We had a particularly challenging move, getting a washing machine out of a basement where the machine barely fit through the doorway and stairwell. The Leclair movers were careful to pad the glass portion of the washer to protect it and were persistent and found a way to get the washer out.

MHBA
4.3
from 127 reviews
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
Van D.
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It was a great experience. Everyone was friendly and polite. The company arrive on time and we finish in 1 hour and half. It was expected to be a 3 hr move. I’m thankful it was done fast and with great care. Thanks to the team and the movers for a great experience :)

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M.P Movers
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
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Chalet L.
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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 44 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dallas B.
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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
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Rosalba N.
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Very responsive, professional movers. My organization uses them all the time.

  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Bichson N.
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The movers are very professional and punctual. They arrived on time with everything ready to go so the move was very smooth. The rate was affordable and they even gave mother a senior discount. Thank you TK!

MUVER Moving & Deliveries
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica D.
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The 2 movers were great took refrigerator down with no problem and my 82 in tv...they were great and would use Again

Montano Moving
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Treva M.
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I would recommend Montano Movers to anyone who is looking for friendly, reliable service. Anthony and his crew showed up on time and got right to work. They took such good care of my things. What started out as a stressful situation ended in a wonderful experience! Thanks Anthony! Oh and his price was fair and well worth it!

AmerApex Moving
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Teresa M.
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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!

MoversRUs
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Betsy F.
Verified review

My movers just left and requested a review as quickly as possible. I assured them that I would provide then with a 10 out of 5 star rating. Most importantly, the young men were respectful to my husband and I. I am 67 years old so I was on the young men from start to finish - making sure they were respectful of my belongings and home. They wrapped all of my furniture and assisting with packing items that were not packed upon their arrival. I did notice a small hole in the wall at the pick up address. Tight corners so I did not complain. But I did want them to know that I noticed. Other than that, my belongings arrived in great shape. I will recommend to my friend Margaret who will be moving in about 2 weeks. I informed her to request Mark and Stephen. Thanks again for your hard work. Spend your tip wisely.

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 does it cost to move across the country?

The national average cost for hiring cross-country movers is $1,490-$2,220. A number of factors can affect the cost. One factor is the distance you want to move. For example, an East Coast-based moving 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. Another factor is how many belongings you have. Most cross-country movers charge by the cubic foot.

The type of move you want is another consideration in cost. You can have your belongings moved exclusively and delivered on a set day, or you can opt for a consolidated move, which is less expensive. In a consolidated move your belongings are stored and transported with the goods of other customers who are moving to your general vicinity during the same general time frame as you. Your belongings should arrive within a one- to two-week window, rather than on a set day. If you want the cross-country movers to pack your belongings for you, the cost will also increase.

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