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Browse these discount movers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in South San Francisco.

JP Moving Services
4.8
from 836 reviews
  • 1282 hires on Thumbtack
Jaya P.
Verified review

agreed to a fixed price for moving a few large items from one apartment in SF to another. arrived on time, were helpful and friendly, and no dents or bumps on the furniture. would recommend!

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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
Roguish P.
Verified review

I had a great experience moving with Spartan. I called a few weeks ahead of my moving date and was able to schedule the move without any issues. They immediately sent a confirmation email with all the details and tips on how to pack and prepare. I also got a discount by scheduling my move on a weekday. On moving day they called in the morning and let me know they'd be arriving around 9:30am. They showed up on time and immediately got to work. The foreman took charge of disassembling the furniture and wrapping all the tv's and furniture, while the other two guys hauled everything into the truck. They even brought wardrobe boxes for our closets, and packed up a couple boxes of loose items that we hadn't managed to pack. It took them about 4.5 hours to load up our large 2 bedroom + storage unit and we were on our way to the new place. Unloading at the new house was much quicker, taking them about 2.5 hours including reassembling all the furniture. No items were missing or broken. All in, it took about 7.5 hours to move from SF to Tiburon, plus about $100 in extra packing materials and boxes. Moving sucks, it's the absolute worst, but Spartan made it tolerable. I will definitely use them next time I move.

TWO FRIENDS MOVERS
4.8
from 470 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 861 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew G.
Verified review

Carlos & his team were outstanding. They showed up early, were very hard working and did a great job moving our 1800 square foot home. We had a hard couch that wouldn't fit through a door and without any hesitation they were able to lift this using a pulley system up through the upstairs balcony. I will use two friends movers again when I move for sure! Great guys.

MEAA movers and junk removers
4.8
from 341 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 618 hires on Thumbtack
Xiaomin J.
Verified review

I hired these guys for a local moving from Sunnyvale to San Francisco. They showed up about on time and did the job pretty efficient. They are friendly, too. But my floor mirror is broken during the move (although Edgar told me it's the first thing broke on him in the past 4 years. I guess it's just my luck?). It could have been 5 stars if nothing was broken.

Patrick Frederick
4.8
from 283 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 466 hires on Thumbtack
Peter C.
Verified review

Patrick and his crew did a great job. They were very quick and effiecent in moving us in to a 2nd floor apartment.

Albion Moving and Storage
4.8
from 281 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 487 hires on Thumbtack
Ana K.
Verified review

If I could give Albion Moving 10 stars, I would. They are by far the best movers we've used so far, and we plan on using them in the future as well. They came on time, and got straight into moving our furniture. We have some pretty heavy pieces and all of them got moved without any fuss. Most of our upholstered furniture is also white, making it more challenging to move. We got all furniture delivered to our new home, spotless, and without any dings or other structural damage. Two thumbs up for Albion Moving!

Moving Services Transport
4.8
from 274 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 412 hires on Thumbtack
Abby F.
Verified review

Moving Service Transport was very easy to work with. It was seamless to arrange the moving date, communicate with Scott, and estimate the price. On moving day, the movers were incredibly professional, did everything I asked and were efficient. I would highly recommend them to anyone!

RELOCAL Moving and Storage
4.5
from 286 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 659 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew B.
Verified review

We used Smart Move to move from the Bay Area to Sacramento and couldn't be more pleased with our experience. When they arrived (on time, I might add) we were given an estimate as to how many hours the job would take and they finished 1/2 hour earlier than anticipated. We had also packed our personal vehicles full of the more fragile items we owned, and they offered to help unload those items with the extra time remaining on the hour they were working. We had three movers- Johnny, Sergei and Mike. They all had great attitudes, followed our requests for loading certain items, handled our belongings with care, and were very efficient. Not one thing was broken or mishandled. We had each box labeled with colored tags for the rooms at our new place and they put all the boxes in the correct rooms, which made unpacking so much easier. They reassembled some of our furniture and placed the furniture where it belonged so that we wouldn't have to rearrange it later. We are so thankful to this crew for making this move the most efficient and smooth one we've had! This moving company was worth every penny and there was an hourly discount for paying in cash. Thank you Johnny, Sergei and Mike !

  • 6 years in business
  • 402 hires on Thumbtack
Merry S.
Verified review

Harp and his team did awesome moving and moving out cleaning for me. They fill holes and patch dry wall. Mount my tv and install faucet at my new place. Easy to work and communicate with them. Defining hire them again

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  • 2 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marc C.
Verified review

My experience moving with Ddt was perfect! They were on time, and got the job completed incredibly fast. Definitely will use them anytime I have to move in the future.

Leclair Moving
4.8
from 117 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
Dan P.
Verified review

They were actually early for the move which I greatly appreciated. Pavel was courteous and got the job done quickly. I have no reservations in recommending Leclair Moving.

MHBA
4.3
from 127 reviews
  • 230 hires on Thumbtack
Justin S.
Verified review

Dan and Chike (sp?) were very careful with my stuff. They were also very patient and helpful when taking specific direction (e.g. where to place the items within the new apartment). One suggestion for next time - make sure that the person who prepares their truck gives them enough supplies (e.g. a roll of plastic wrap and more than one complete wardrobe box). Overall, I was happy with the moving service and would recommend it to others.

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M.P Movers
4.8
from 46 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Prasad M.
Verified review

Marquis did an outstanding job moving my kids sofa, dining table and assembling bed, desk and other items. He was patient and spent extra hours when the bed needed additional unexpected assembly work. He’s on my top handyman list now!

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Toro Moving
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Danielle D.
Verified review

Working with Nick and Toro Moving was a positive experience. Nick was very responsive and professional. Would definitely use as a moving company again. Thanks, Nick!

  • 10 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Hired for moving furniture out of a bedroom to make room for new baby furniture. They built our crib for us and removed some old furniture from the garage. Would definitely hire again!

MUVER Moving & Deliveries
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Dan M.
Verified review

This guy was definitely on top of it, definitely knows the ins and outs of moving and packing. Even corrected some things that I overlooked to keep my stuff safe and intact. Wife and kids even got a kick out of him and enjoyed his company at the same time. He's obviously a family guy. They say moving happens in threes and I've already recommended two other people to Robert. This guy has worth ethic and common courtesy in which you don't see in people anymore. Robert definitely deserves the work if you're looking for his services! 100 percent money well spent!

Hauler@Me
4.5
from 18 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie F.
Verified review

Chris was great, very efficient getting the job done and I would hire him again. The one note I would suggest to Chris moving forward is to be clear about price and offer a revised estimate once onsite. In my case he quoted $90 for a truck load, I asked if it was the truck in the picture and he simply said a regular truck. He arrived in a truck like the picture. I had a sectional sofa, a chair, small dresser and 4 stacking chairs and at least a standard truck load of debris. In the end Chris charged me $240 which was more than I anticipated but I paid the bill, Chris had done a good job and all my junk was gone. All in, he was at my home 1.5 hrs. After the fact he told me he charged by the truck load. If I had understood that going in I might have purged a few more things!

Montano Moving
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lonnie T.
Verified review

I hired Montano moving to move move my elderly grandmother possessions out of her house to a storage.Highly recomend! I spoke with anthony the owner Montano moving the night prior to move .He came with his crew, did every thing he said they were going to do! Support small business!Great company!👌

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

MoversRUs
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire 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.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lawrence H.
Verified review

Kelley Holland Moving & Assembly was absolutely the best choice I could have'd made through Thumbtack. They showed up earlier than expected and ready to get the job done. I thought the job was going to take an hour but they manage to finish within 30mins and they were on there way. If your looking to move your Office furniture & assemble desk's back together after a move. I highly suggest you choice Kelley Holland movings! As a satisfied customer you will not be disappointed with theses guys.Great work you guys I am truly thankful for your help and it was worth the money.

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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