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Santa Ana Local Movers

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MGB Relocations
4.7
from 331 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 577 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy W.
Verified review

WOW is the best word I can use to describe my experience with MGB movers. Mario and his crew were careful with all our furniture and powered through one of the hottest days of the year so far. I would not hesitate to recommend them for a move--big or small. We couldn't be more pleased.

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Shift It Moving
4.7
from 276 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 509 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie L.
Verified review

In preparation for our move, Wesley was prompt to respond to my questions. On moving day, the team if 2 movers were on time, friendly and professional. The price was right and service was perfect. I recommend Shift It Moving to anyone searching for movers.

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Tony's delivery and labor
4.9
from 229 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 321 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eryk E.
Verified review

I received two reminder calls: one the day before and the second when the truck was en route. Very reassuring for someone in the middle of juggling a move. The truck arrived 30 minutes early (not late). The two gentlemen were polite and friendly. I appreciate the free wrapping of all my furniture. The only reason for 4/5 stars is that one couch leg was broken (I think it's salvageable but it will require some attention). Would use movers again. Also, the price was just right (and I shopped around).

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News Moving Company
4.9
from 180 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 340 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cheryl K.
Verified review

Dalila was extremely helpful in coordinating between the movers and I, she also had a quick response time. Jesse and Frankie were friendly and super fast in helping me move, we managed to load and unload at three different locations in about two hours. Would definitely recommend them and also use them again the next time I move!

Larry's Quality Moving
4.9
from 135 reviews
  • 204 hires on Thumbtack
Tanner B.
Verified review

I would highly recommend Larry's Quality Moving! Larry was extremely responsive and professional in his work. I appreciate that he took proper care and handled my belongings with respect rather than carelessly throw them around as most movers do. Larry was also very honest in his pricing- upon completion, the total for my move ended up being less than what he had originally quoted me, so he gave me the lower/correct rate instead of trying to bend the rules and overcharge me! Thanks again, Larry!

5 Star Moving Company
4.6
from 144 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 281 hires on Thumbtack
Lilian W.
Verified review

What a great experience it was having 5 Star Movers work with us. They worked their butts off and everything was perfect clean and nothing was damaged or scratched. Everything about our moving experience with these guys was positive and most importantly for us : painless and stress-free. We will be using them for another big move for my family in couple of months.

FLASH MOVING
4.8
from 128 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 248 hires on Thumbtack
Monica K.
Verified review

Galina was very helpful when scheduling our appointment, and even shifted some things around to accommodate our timing. Our movers were very professional and well-prepared. Highly recommend!

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Michaelson Moving Company
5.0
from 103 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yvonne L.
Verified review

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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  • 10 years in business
  • 107 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.

  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
Sara E.
Verified review

We hired these guys to move some items into storage for us. Communication was great and they packed up everything and moved it all into the space really fast. Would definitely recommend if you need some friendly and professional movers for a job! Thanks again!

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KC Removal Service
4.7
from 61 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laura G.
Verified review

The movers were on time, efficient and diligent. They unloaded my POD and stored my goods in a new storage facility in just a matter of hours. I would highly recommend KC Removal.

Andy Coterie
4.7
from 52 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Sam J.
Verified review

I used movers more than 10 times, and they never give you a price or an estimate on the move, Cloud 9 they came thru for me and my family like no one else. they gave me a price and stuck with it even it took them longer than the estimate. I love those guys and I will recommend them to everyone that I need's movers.

Cloud 9 Movers LLC
4.4
from 53 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy M.
Verified review

First let me say this has been a very difficult long distance move for myself and my family. Allen & his guys were beyond great and lifted so much weight off our shoulders. The window of pick up was easy and when they delivered our furniture & boxes everything was the same way, no damages or scratches! The guys were friendly, fast & professional. I definitely have recommended Cloud9 Movers to a few people who are in the moving process as well.

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New Life Moving
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda C.
Verified review

I called around for movers to help me with a Sunday move. I decided to go with New Life Moving because they had affordable/fair pricing and easy booking. I also liked how they didn't have hidden fees and charge a ton of extras. They do have a 3 hour minimum but I think that's pretty standard if you call around. It ended up taking around 4 hours and 15 minutes for the entire job. When it came to moving day, the movers had called me when they were on their way to the house. We had the pleasure to work with Abel and Eugene. Both guys were professional and hard-working. I have a thing for efficiency and they were working at a nice pace and were extra careful with our furniture/personal items. They wrapped up the furniture to make sure they wouldn't get scuffed/damaged and also had some boxes for us to use for our clothes. The truck that they came with was very large and we probably didn't even fill half of it. They packed up our smaller boxed items into a larger box they had as well. We had an extra stop for a pickup before our final drop-off and they were very helpful during it since it was a bit more difficult with the maneuvering and messy space. Abel and Eugene had good attitudes the whole time and didn't take any breaks. They were kind and very easy to work with. We definitely would use them again in the future. Fair pricing, efficient, professional and easy!

  • 2 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
Lakia C.
Verified review

These guys showed up 2 hours after I had movers bail on me!! I found them on Thumbtack and they arrived so quickly- even early! I was incredibly stressed, but Luis and Gilbert moved quickly and confidently. They were truly professional throughout and never stopped moving. They were worth every dollar, and I would hire them again in an instant!! You won’t regret choosing them!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Rosemary S.
Verified review

My experience with Less Stress Moving went so well! The movers were very professional and worked very hard! I never saw anyone work with a smile on their face. I was so happy I picked this company, they really gave me less stress about my move.

Safe N' Fast Movers
4.3
from 43 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy F.
Verified review

Our trip was from Irvine to Lake Elisnore. Both of the movers (Edward and Adrian) went above and beyond to make sure all items were packed safely. So far we are on the 2nd day of unpacking and nothing has been broken or scratched. These guys worked really hard to protect our furniture and boxed items, almost 85% of the boxes were marked fragile items, plus some of the items were really heavy to load. We really appreciated their help and we would highly recommend them. Thanks again! CF.

XPRESS MOVING
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Leisl C.
Verified review

Had to call these guys last minute due to my scheduled movers cancelling the day before. Things went well. I was very grateful they could take me on such short notice. :)

10mileMover.com
4.9
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Alona M.
Verified review

I had such a hard time finishing reliable movers. But once I came across this company all my worries went away. I received the best customer service possible. I was quoted an amazing price and they always touched bases with me day before. The day of the move they arrived on time and ready to get the job done. It was literally less than 2 hours I couldn't be more satisfied I would totally hire these guys again !!!!!!!!!!!

TOP MOVERS GLOBAL
4.1
from 23 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Genevieve L.
Verified review

Good communication throughout the whole process, on-time day of, and overall great to work with! Our movers, Igor and Shawn, were conscientious and hardworking. Interacting with them via Thumbtack was very useful as they had detailed info re what went into their rates and it was a convenient way to do Q&A before speaking further by phone.

JFK Moving Co.
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Erik A.
Verified review

The mover were very careful with my furniture!

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.

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