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9. Movegreen
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Local Moving (under 50 miles), Furniture Moving and Heavy Lifting, Long Distance Moving

  • Serves Ventura, CA
Movegreen is a professional moving and storage company that has been serving Southern California residents for over a decade. From our humble roots as a small start-up to the award-winning enterprise we’ve become today, Movegreen continues to innovate the moving and storage industry. With locations in Santa Barbara, Ventura County, and Orange County we provide local and Long distance relocation service to our clients throughout Southern California. At Movegreen, our mission is clear: to become your exclusive mover of choice. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, so we are committed to providing you with unbeatable customer service and a process that is customized to meet every detail of your move. Whether you have a large-scale commercial project, a move across town, or your moving long distance, Movegreen offers a variety of helpful options to make the entire experience less stressful for you. Movegreen believes the grass is greener on our side and we proudly utilize eco-conscious practices and sustainable materials. We’re committed to being an environmentally responsible company. As one of the few eco-friendly moving companies in the nation, Movegreen keeps sustainability at the forefront by taking a greener approach to everything we do. From hybrid company cars to paperless receipts and even planting trees for every move, we are committed to conserving our environment. In short, we are a company invested in leaving the world a better place for future generations just as much as we are invested in our customers. That’s why we’re the proud recipients of over 30 awards recognizing our environmental efforts and top-notch customer service.See more
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Movegreen is a professional moving and storage company that has been serving Southern California residents for over a decade. From our humble roots as a small start-up to the award-winning enterprise we’ve become today, Movegreen continues to innovate the moving and storage industry. With locations in Santa Barbara, Ventura County, and Orange County we provide local and Long distance relocation service to our clients throughout Southern California. At Movegreen, our mission is clear: to become your exclusive mover of choice. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, so we are committed to providing you with unbeatable customer service and a process that is customized to meet every detail of your move. Whether you have a large-scale commercial project, a move across town, or your moving long distance, Movegreen offers a variety of helpful options to make the entire experience less stressful for you. Movegreen believes the grass is greener on our side and we proudly utilize eco-conscious practices and sustainable materials. We’re committed to being an environmentally responsible company. As one of the few eco-friendly moving companies in the nation, Movegreen keeps sustainability at the forefront by taking a greener approach to everything we do. From hybrid company cars to paperless receipts and even planting trees for every move, we are committed to conserving our environment. In short, we are a company invested in leaving the world a better place for future generations just as much as we are invested in our customers. That’s why we’re the proud recipients of over 30 awards recognizing our environmental efforts and top-notch customer service.

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Can I use digital payments to pay for moving services?

Most local moving companies are likely to accept some form of digital payment. Particularly with the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies are likely to conduct transactions through platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay and more. 

To ensure the mover accepts a platform you can use, you can peruse the mover’s online profile and see what is listed there. You can also ask the mover about payment policies during a consultation call.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a mover during the COVID-19 pandemic?

If you’re trying to set up a consultation or an appointment with a mover during the COVID-19 pandemic, make sure to use digital tools to avoid exposure. When searching for movers online, ask if they’d be willing to do a video chat to assess the size of your move. This will be in place of the typical “walk-through” they perform, and they may be able to give you a price quote. You can also discuss safe strategies for completing the job during your call or video chat.

How can I find out if a mover is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Your local city or state’s government website is a great resource if you’re trying to figure out whether a mover is considered an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For a source of national guidelines, visit the CISA website’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. On this page, you’ll find 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors. But note that some -- not all --  jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Do movers offer remote or virtual services?

Movers generally need to be present to do their job. But if you come across a mover’s profile that states they’re offering remote services, you can contact them to see what those services include. 

Does a mover need to enter my home?

A mover will likely need to enter your home -- unless you’ve placed all of your belongings outside beforehand. To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might to consider keeping all (or most) of the work outside and/or having at-risk individuals leave the house while the movers work. 

You can minimize exposure by doing a preliminary walk-through by video call instead of in person. Discuss your options with the top movers near you before hiring one.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a mover when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a mover, consider making adjustments to accommodate current guidelines. This may involve staying outside while the mover works inside your home or letting the mover handle only parts of the move.

It’s important to follow social distancing guidelines while performing any service work. For example, do not make physical contact with the movers, maintain at least 6 feet of distance between you at all times, and use digital payments instead of cash or a check.

What is considered a local move vs. a long-distance move?

Local moves are among the most common moves. Unlike a long-distance move, a local move is typically less than 50 miles and does not cross state lines. Generally, a local move only takes one day, and movers tend to charge by the hour. 

The definition of a long-distance move may vary depending on the moving company. Generally, a long-distance considered to be any move of 400 miles or more. However, some say a long-distance move is over 50-100 miles. 

Local Move

A move under 50 miles

Long-Distance Move

A move over 50-100 miles or over 400 miles; may also be called an “interstate move” or “out-of-state move”

Out-of-State Move

A move that crosses state lines; may also be called an “interstate move” or “long-distance move”

Interstate Move

A move that crosses state lines; may also be called an “out-of-state move” or “long-distance move”

Intrastate Move

A move that begins and ends in the same state, typically beyond 50 miles

Interstate moves require additional legal preparation and will incur additional costs for distance, the amount and weight of your items, the preparation required and various other factors. Moving companies tend to do an initial weighing of the truck, which you should be present for.

A move that crosses state lines is considered an interstate move or an out-of-state move. Contrast this with an intrastate move, which begins and ends in the same state, but is typically above 50 miles. 

To determine whether your move is local or long-distance, contact the best movers in your area.

 

 

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.

Can you move furniture by yourself?

You might be able to move smaller items like nightstands, small desks, chairs and small tables by yourself. However, it’s best to get a professional mover near you to move larger items such as couches, dressers, armoires and televisions. 

If you do decide to move furniture by yourself, carefully lift and lower items and take your time.

Is it cheaper to move your stuff or buy new stuff?

It often makes more financial sense to buy new stuff when you have the chance to sell furniture to offset the cost. The cost of moving your current furniture can sometimes be more than buying new things, particularly if the furniture is large or cumbersome to move. You can sell furniture online, or make a furniture donation and deduct it from your taxes (if it qualifies as a charitable contribution). Some places near you may even offer free furniture pickup when you choose to donate. 

If you have valuable furniture that would be costly to replace, however, it may be cheaper to move them. To find out which option is best for you, contact professional movers in your area to receive quotes and estimates.

Reviews for Ventura movers
Curt F.
Great skills at packing and moving. At a reasonable rate
Conrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving ServiceConrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving Service
Nathalie A.
Thank you guys so much!!! I needed to move a few large items and the mover worked so quickly and efficiently. He was nice, professional, and finished the job with no issues. I will definitely be using their services again.
“Flexible Steel” Movers“Flexible Steel” Movers
Andrew D.
Decent moving team, got our move done within just a few hours. Nothing broken. They were pretty careful. Knocked off one star because they arrived one hour late. And the manager originally told me that 3 movers were coming and then changed it to 2 at the last minute. Minor detail but that impacts the amount of hours spent on a job. Would have liked that communicated ahead of time, but not too big of a deal.
The First Moving CompanyThe First Moving Company
Ronald S.
Tim was excellent moving and installing washer and dryer units. He was very responsive and was extremely professional.
Tim and Salena GonzalesTim and Salena Gonzales
Kelly M.
Moving is SO stressful! I've moved over 5 times in the last 10 years for jobs and have hired movers each time, so I have some experience. Top Notch was the only one (on this current Thumbtack project) who asked to come get an estimate first which I thought was smart for both of us. The estimate came via email about an hour after he left. Paul arrived right on time for both the estimate and the move. He showed up with 2 super strong and super friendly guys who worked really fast! The whole thing was done in under 4 hours, both load and unload and the total was less than the estimate. They even moved our super heavy pull-out couch up and down stairs! All those details - punctuality, estimate, value and professionalism - made the move much less stressful for me. I also liked they all had a great sense of humor. Super impressed and would hire them again in an instant.
Top Notch Transportation LLCTop Notch Transportation LLC
Carolyn A.
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!!!
Top Notch Transportation LLCTop Notch Transportation LLC
Jon H.
Conrad was great! Super courteous and professional, responded quickly, communicated well, and did an excellent job with the move!
Conrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving ServiceConrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving Service
Michelle M.
I'd been given a sofa that needed to be moved quickly that day. I didn't think I'd be able to find anyone willing to move it so quickly and on Sunday. But, Alfredo's crew was able to come that day! They brought the sofa within an hour of my call. Quick, professional, and friendly. I'll be using them again.
MAN AND A VAN  Moving HelpMAN AND A VAN Moving Help
Bunny T.
I didn’t end up using them for my last minute move, but I was still engaged and will recommend for the professionalism.
Toybox Storage and Moving ServicesToybox Storage and Moving Services
Thumbtack Customer
Ron and his helper were great. He was there on time and we got the move done in a snap. I would hire him again.
Ron's Junk RemovalRon's Junk Removal
Thumbtack Customer
Ron did a fantastic job helping my roommate and I move large furniture (E.g. beds and couches). I was nervous about how we would get large items up our stairs, but Ron and his helper managed to do it all. I would hire Ron again and appreciate his positive attitude while moving furniture.
Ron's Junk RemovalRon's Junk Removal
Thumbtack Customer
A great experience with a considerate and capable moving team who were on time, pleasant and careful with reasonable rates. We would use them again.
Pro Delivery & Towing - Main ProfilePro Delivery & Towing - Main Profile
Ron L.
Jose is a great guy. They were friendly, wore face masks and gloves, and finished my move ahead of time. Definitely use them again!
AB Moving & Storage COAB Moving & Storage CO
Paul P.
Professional, punctual, consistently hard working crew and easy to work with management made this move quick without any complications. I would surely recommend this company to anyone.
JFK Moving Co.JFK Moving Co.
Thumbtack Customer
These guys are awesome. Fast, friendly, professional. I was in need of last minute help. I self moved to Ventura from out of state and was exhausted. With less than 24 hours notice, Tony was there at my new residence ready to do whatever it took. I really can't say enough nice things. These guys hustle and are a pleasure to be around. Next time I move locally, I will be contacting them directly. Brian
TC MoversTC Movers
DEBRA B.
I had quite a few heavy pieces of furniture to move around my house and in the garage. They arrived right on time, quick and professional. Would definately use them again!
MAN AND A VAN  Moving HelpMAN AND A VAN Moving Help
Patricia C.
Alek and his team were extremely professional. He was prompt and the pick up and delivery was on time. I totally would recommend Alek to anyone who wants their Piano moved.
Aleks's piano moversAleks's piano movers
Jeff W.
George and his team did a fantastic job moving and setting up my table! Plays perfectly, can't thank you guys enough and will definitely call on them in the future
AV BilliardsAV Billiards
Vonise F.
Paul and his crew are awesome. They are friendly, very flexible and patient with things that come up in the process of moving, work hard beyond all expextations, will get the job done with care, and will check in on you afterward. Another important factor: they are honest. They are everything you want and need when you are stressed with the prospect of moving. They will keep you calm and take good care of you and your belongings. I'm so glad I called them! Thanks, Guys!
Aussie Moving IncAussie Moving Inc
Jeff K.
I highly recommend Conrad's. He's very conscientious, professional, friendly, and a hard worker. He was running a bit late (traffic is screwed up, due to the Ventura County Fair), but sent me a text message, letting me know he'd be running late. He listens when to tell him something, and treats your stuff with respect (I found both of these to be issues with other movers). He and his helper (Dougie?) had me loaded & moved in about 1.5 hours!
Conrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving ServiceConrad's Hauling, Delivery & Moving Service
Kat G.
He was here promptly, actually early, and was very professional. Ron and his helper quickly moved the heavy, cumbersome pieces without any problems. Would definitely recommend his services. Thanks Ron!
Ron's Junk RemovalRon's Junk Removal
Nora P.
Owner was very responsive to messages through text. Texted confirmation information. Asked in detail what I needed to move so he could bring the correct truck. Was willing to go to two locations (rental and off site storage). Arrived on time with two helpers. Asked for direction when he was not sure of where to put things. Prompt in writing up bill and charges where as previously discussed. All workers were kind and polite. Thank You. Move was in April just got around to write the review.
AB Moving & Storage COAB Moving & Storage CO
Edan p.
The guys are great. They showed up and did the work quickly and efficiently. Stayed to the quoted price and did exactly what they agreed to do. No haggle and no hassle. I definitely recommend them and will use them for future moves!
The Extra Hand Professional ServicesThe Extra Hand Professional Services
Thumbtack Customer
Needed to have furniture moved from an assisted living apartment. Ron replied quickly, he showed up that very day and removed everything in 3 loads. Would not hesitate to call him again. Great job, Ron.
Ron's Junk RemovalRon's Junk Removal
Patty M.
We had a vintage Hammond organ with 2 heavy wooden speakers moved. They arrived exactly on time and were professional & efficient. The job was a bit more difficult than I had anticipated, but they figured in out without complaining.
Aleks's piano moversAleks's piano movers
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