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Santa Clarita Last Minute Movers

Browse these last minute movers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Clarita.

MGB Relocations
from 338 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 598 hires on Thumbtack
Kaitlyn K.
Verified review

We moved from Carlsbad to Carmel Valley in one day. MGB movers were excellent. They arrived on time and worked very hard. They were extremely pleasant and delivered all of our belongings (including a baby grand piano) undamaged. They did not have any hidden fees. The final cost was very reasonable and was exactly what we were expecting. We are currently renting while we find the right house but when we move we will definitely use MGB relocations again.

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Shift It Moving
from 286 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 519 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicole S.
Verified review

Shift-It Moving did a great job! We needed to add a 4th mover at the last minute for heavy furniture and Wesley of Shift-It Moving accommodated us! The move went smooth and the guys were very professional. Great company and very reliable!! Thank you Wesley!

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  • 6 years in business
  • 307 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sheryl M.
Verified review

Frank is the most professional, kind, courteous, polite, trusting, reliable and careful movers I've ever worked with. First, I must share with you that in the past 30 years, I've probably moved approximately 12 times using other companies. In each one of those moves, at least one appliance was damaged and something special was broken that couldn't be fixed or replaced. Frank is the first mover I've ever worked with who handled each and every item with very special care and DID NOT damage or break one item. In my book, that is one the most important things you want in a mover. I was also very impressed with how quick he was in responding to my request for a mover and his extremely fair pricing. He also followed up several times before the move to make sure he had every item required to make my move successful and smooth. He arrived at the exact time we arranged to start the move and worked non-stop until the move was complete. And, when the move was finished, he had me check each room to make sure I was completely satisfied and happy that every item was exactly where I needed it to be. And, one of the most impressive things Frank did that no other moving company has ever done, he made a follow-up call the day after the move to make sure I was happy with the move and if there was anything else I needed that was overlooked. Of course, I didn't need him any further as he did everything perfectly the day of the move. That is true professionalism! I only wish everyone I deal with in business was like Frank. My life would be happier and stress free. I recommend Frank to anyone who is looking for an outstanding moving company. Thank you, Frank, for such a great job. You are an amazing person and you did an amazing job!

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News Moving Company
from 193 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 368 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeffrey M.
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The service provided was incredible. The two movers came on time and were very efficient. Dalila was so responsive with her emails and made coordinating everything very easy. I will be using this service again in the future for any LA based moves!

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Nery's Tree Service & Hauling
from 143 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 212 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miriam K.
Verified review

Nery and his crew are professionals!!! I needed a trash haul ASAP!!! Last minute.. And he came through!! He didn't hesitate!!! He and his crew came in less than two hours and got the jod done!!!!!!

from 138 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 278 hires on Thumbtack
Doris B.
Verified review

The entire experience was flawless. The two movers that came to help were clean and very helpful. They made sure all the glass was wrapped and ensured that all furniture was strapped in truck. They moved us as though they were moving their own items. I would recommend them without thought. Thanks for the experience from the Admin person Garina to the two men that moved us. Moving is usually not a good experience but you all made it much better.

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Ron's Junk Removal
from 115 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca K.
Verified review

Ron allowed me to reschedule my day at the last minute. When the time came he showed up on time and was willing and able to take care of my needs (taking apart furniture and filling his truck with junk from the yard and house to be taken to the dump.)He did it with a smile. This is the second time I have used Ron and would recommend him to anyone serching for someone to haul anything.

Aleks's piano Movers
from 106 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Frank S.
Verified review

Alex and his partner showed up on time, got our piano delivered quickly, and were a pleasure to work with. The rate they quoted was very competitive, and there were no extra fees tacked on, despite the fact that we had a tricky driveway situation. I highly recommend Alex's movers, and they'll be the first ones I call the next time I have any heavy moving to do.

AV Blliards
from 99 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Matt H. H.
Verified review

I called AV Billiards to see if they were the right folks to move a table to my home and he was amazing to work with. George was on top of things from the very first time I reached out to him - a great communicator via text, which worked well for my schedule, and he also picked up the phone when I needed to discuss finer details/options. On the day of the move, George was a few minutes early and by the time I got there to meet him, he had evaluated the table, gave it his nod of approval for me, and packed it onto his truck. Once we arrived at my home, he then proceeded to redo the felt and bumpers as discussed, re-assembled the table with his crew, and was wrapped up probably 2 hours earlier than he conservatively estimated. A pro. George also threw in a few accessories for me and even came back the next day to drop off a few additional things that I realized I could use (a cover, additional cues, bridge, etc.) and all at a very fair price. I HIGHLY recommend George for pretty much all of your billiard table needs - he is knowledgeable, professional, and was pleasant throughout the entire experience. Thanks, George and team.

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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.

  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Leyki D.
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Although I was slightly nervous at first due to some of the negative comments on this page, my boyfriend and I decided to take a chance on Mike&Shaw due to their unbeatable price. We compared with 5 other moving companies in our area and they provided us with the lowest price for our move (more than $400 in savings). From the first comment/question regarding the move, Marie was very attentive and timely with her responses. She was very honest and direct regarding cost, supplies provided and overall expected time frame of our move. She contacted me several times during the move to ensure we were on track and that we had no concerns. In addition, all the movers who assisted us were also very professional and timely. 2 men moved us out in 4 hours (from a 3rd floor apartment with no elevator access) and 2 men moved us in in 2.5 hours (into a 2nd floor apartment with no elevator access). Very hard working and honest professionals. Only negative was the length of time it took the movers to drive the truck to our new apartment. Took them 9 hours (with a regular car usually is 5 hours) due to having to drop off/pick up different movers in the process. Despite this delay, we are definitely glad we took a chance on this company and will no doubt hire them again for future moves.

  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn A.
Verified review

His 2 Movers Kevin and Shea were very accomodating. They even took my plants (which they were not supposed to and boxed up my lamps. And Paul stood by his firm quote. Paul came to give us a quote and we felt he was very honest and up front with us. The truck was a little small but the movers did a fantastic job and fit everything in just when it looked like everything wouldn't fit!!!!!! The movers even had to took apart our dining room table and our desk cause it wouldn't fit through the doorway...I know why now they are called Top Notch Movers... Thanks Paul Great job!!!

  • 20 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Cassandra V.
Verified review

Great experience ! Last minute and they came in one day ! babies crying and kid chaos they ignored the nonsense and did an excellent job getting out home ready ! Thank you

My American Movers Inc.
from 62 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
Sean L.
Verified review

I used My American Movers to move by 4 bedroom 3 bathroom house. Everyone was top notch from the salesman to the movers. They were all on time and finished ahead of schedule. Even with me asking them to move furniture from upstairs to downstairs and then I didn't like it and then had them move it back. They were awesome and I would definitely recommend them.

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New Life Moving
from 52 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hillary C.
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Incredible movers from start to finish. Initial conversation was straight forward, via email and then phone. Simple rates, no hidden fees or strange add-ons. Just one all inclusive hourly rate. On top of that, they were extremely competitive in their pricing and extremely fast in their response times. They were also able to accommodate a relatively short booking time - we needed them within 2 days. The movers came on time, were efficient, patient, and professional in every way. Each mover went above and beyond in how they worked and how careful they were with our items. We have a large home, and a lot of items, and the guys worked their butts off for 12+ hours. I will always recommend this company "New Life".

Ben Hur Moving & Storage
from 51 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
Laurel R.
Verified review

Ben Hur is the BEST! From the office staff to the "Gentle"man movers, they are ALL kind, thoughtful, efficient and care about your "stuff & things." They have been my/ my families movers for the last 5 moves, and have also stored my 16 vaults for almost 5 years, which were recently delivered...another most helpful experience. Moving can be a difficult and emotional time, and Ben Hur handles it with ease and grace. Thus, I have also felt confident to personally recommended them to others, so anyone reading this will be wise to hire them! (Julio & his staff were Fab with my recent long distance move)

Global Tree Logistics Corp
from 54 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany B.
Verified review

Amazing work by Ben for a very reasonable rate! I chose Ben because he was the most responsive, professional, and prepared - and it all turned out to be true! It's always nerve wracking to hire movers - you worry about time, the condition your stuff arrives in, the condition your door frame will be left in, etc. - but everything about my move with Global Tree Logisitics Corp was impressively worry free. The quote was no pressure. He was available short notice. He was timely. My stuff was delivered in perfect condition. I plan to use him for all my future moves! Thanks so much!

from 46 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Steven R.
Verified review

I have moved many times and Happy Home Moving company is the best I've ever had. The office staff responded immediately to my inqiry about their services. On the day of the move the movers called 30 minutes before arriving just like they said they would. Upon arrival, the crew got straight to work and didn't dilly daddle at all. The movers were very conscientious and wrapped everything requiring extra protection. I will definitely hire these movers for my next move.

Roadrunner Moving Co.
from 45 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
David A.
Verified review

I chose Roadrunner because they responded to my request quickly and gave me the confidence they would do the job within budget. On the move day they let me know they were on their way 30 mins prior to their arrival and showed up within the window of time promised. You get a text confirmation the day prior. The move was completed under the estimated time. The movers were courteous, professional, and worked quickly. Jason, the owner, also checked in periodically to ensure the quality of the work being performed. Do not think twice about hiring Roadrunner for your move. They are good people doing good work, and I would hire them again. Thank you.

Moober Moving Company
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Angelo F.
Verified review

Moober moving company does it all!!! Me and my wife were moving from our 3 bedroom home to another beautiful home in Malibu. They came on time which was a 8:30 am on a Sunday.( All my other movers I have choose In the past never showed up at that time!!!!)Moober has great customer service, they came in told them everything I needed to be moved and was going in the truck. That was it they did everything with safety and teamwork. All my furniture was professionally wrapped and put in the truck like Tetris!! Hahah. Moober company moves everything and anything. I have a real heavy Grand Piano and they were able to take it outside wrap it and fit it in truck with no problem. I thought the packing process was fast, but they proved me wrong when they unloaded everything and put it exactly how I wanted. Moober moving company is a great moving company and the best I dealt with. Thank you EJ!!!!!!!!!!!!

Best Moving Day
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Loic V.
Verified review

Very efficient and professional movers. Great service.

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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