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Washington Apartment Movers

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Your Friends with a Truck
4.6
from 945 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1612 hires on Thumbtack
Marcel J.
Verified review

The move was from a studio condo to a single family home. Movers showed up on time and had us moved in 5 hrs. They were extremely efficient and extremely professional. They wrapped the furnature and provided closet boxes at no additional charge. I would highly recommend them for a move.

Name Your Price Movers
4.5
from 533 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1131 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila K.
Verified review

I moved from a 1 bedroom apartment to another 1 bedroom apartment. The movers were prompt, efficient, friendly and professional. We got everything done in about 3.5 hours. I would absolutely use them again.

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Baku Moving
4.8
from 403 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 502 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Flint G.
Verified review

We were really impressed with Baku Movers. They were on time, efficient, and courteous. Best of all, everything arrived safely. They are truly professional hardworking movers! We highly recommend Baku movers and will use them should we need another move.

A-1 Moving Company
4.6
from 387 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 640 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle C.
Verified review

Very satisfied with A1 Movers! The movers handled our things with care and had all the equipment needed to make sure everything was moved safely and secured. Will be using this company again for any future moves and would recommend A1 Movers for anyone looking for quality moving service.

Zebna Group
4.5
from 383 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 649 hires on Thumbtack
Stephanie R.
Verified review

Professional and courteous. Had zero issues with my move in which I downsized from a townhouse to an apartment. The movers worked hard and they wasted no time getting my things loaded then unloaded.

Great Nation Moving
4.7
from 341 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 480 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer A.
Verified review

This was my first time using a mover and can't imagine ever doing it myself again. Rose was easy to work with and constantly in contact with us. She checked in before, during, and after move multiple times. The day of she called to tell us when movers were on their way, again to check to see if I was happy after they arrived and when they got to new house. The movers were fast, efficient, polite, and very professional. I really under estimated amount we were moving plus decided to add a ton of extra items last minute and they were very accomodating even though it meant for work for them. I had even planned on moving a few items myself and they assured me they could handle them. I have a piece of priceless only to me art work I was very concerned about and they treated it like it was a Picasso. We will definitely use them again when we leave rental for home purchase.

PROAH MOVERS
4.8
from 328 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 446 hires on Thumbtack
Tina B.
Verified review

Proah Movers showed up early for the move. They were professional and handled all of my belongings with great care. I would use them again. They provided good quality service.

SKYRIDE MOVERS
4.5
from 331 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 868 hires on Thumbtack
Ginger V.
Verified review

"The professional work the movers did was fantastic. I enjoyed how courteous the guys were as well as them working with me to accommodate my needs. Their service n price was great. I would n have been recommending their company to friends n family. I want to give a big thank you to Ali n Fred whom work hard to help me make my move a smooth one. A special thanks to my movers, Toguys, Roman, Emet n the others. They did a superb job. I can say, I also made some friends. Thank you all" Thanks in advance

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1st Home Pro Services
4.8
from 242 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 320 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara D.
Verified review

Great work done fast! I needed three dressers, a recliner, and an old a/c unit moved out of my second floor apartment and they did the job fast for a good price! Friendly guys and good communication, scheduling was super easy too. Would absolutely do business with them again :)

NK MOVERS & RENTALS
3.7
from 178 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 267 hires on Thumbtack
Gessye M.
Verified review

I recommend NK Movers, after being cancelled on by another one here on Thumbtack, they showed me professionalism by sending me a contract and calling me every step of the way. We both had some issues with timing but we were able to work together and keep each other informed. In light of my building manager being irresponsible and insensitive, they kept their cool, and helped me remain stress-free, i feel that they cared about making this move as great as possible. Will definitely recommend!

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Relocation Solutions, Inc.
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathleen P.
Verified review

The movers arrived ahead of time, and were walking up to ring my bell at exactly 4:30 p.m., the agreed upon time. They were careful with all items; arranged the items in the basement neatly, devised a clever way to move a bulky item through the basement entry instead down the stairs, and helped arrange other items for discard. They went to work at once and completed the job in 90 minutes. Absolutely recommend!!!

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Moving With US
4.9
from 104 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 355 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Annie A.
Verified review

I had a wonderful experience with Moving With US. They were on time, very professional, and easy to work with. I really appreciated their flexibility - we ran into some snags with the loading dock and elevator at our destination, and they took it in stride and made it work. They were very timely and things got done quicker than we expected. The cost is slightly higher than other movers in the area (still nowhere near the highest end of the quotes I got), but it is more than worth it for the excellent quality of the work. We will definitely be contacting Moving With US for our next move.

All Season Pros.
4.6
from 108 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
Matt W.
Verified review

Stavo did an excellent job repairing a wall at my apartment. He was very responsive, came at a time that was convenient for me, provided all materials, and even came back a second day free of charge to do final touch-ups once the spackling had dried from the prior day. Great experience.

VKH Movers LLC
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Travis R.
Verified review

We thought our apartment was going to be an issue for the movers as we lived on the 4th floor and the building had no elevator. The movers from VKH Movers arrived on time and started packing. We weren't really concerned about that part though. When it came to carrying big furniture down 4 sets of stairs, we started to panic. But the movers seemed quite unmoved. They put their efforts together and handled the job quite efficiently. There was no delay anywhere and they managed to deliver on time as well. I don’t know how they do it but our move with them went perfectly.

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  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul W.
Verified review

Checkmate was able to move me out of my apartment and provide a move out clean for a discounted package. Great deal that I didn't even know was possible. Both the move and the cleaning was done perfectly and I'd recommend them to anybody moving!

GNG Services
4.6
from 56 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Elliot S.
Verified review

Gary is the consummate professional! He moved me out of my one bedroom this past weekend. He came on time and prepared. He is trustworthy and a man of his word. His pricing is also cheaper than the competition. I highly recommend using him! You won’t regret it!

NewRay Moving
4.7
from 52 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Ann A.
Verified review

Had a great experience. It was a last minute move and I couldn’t have done it on my own. This guys did a wonderful job. NewRay movers were extremely fast, careful, nice, very professional and friendly. I was pleased with the effort to conduct my move professionally and timely! The crew was really great and I want them for my move from storage to the house, once the build is finished! Would highly recommend their services. Will use you all again!

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Pick Up Movers LLC MD
4.6
from 45 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 117 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Betsy B.
Verified review

Everyone wants the best and I am not an exception. When I was moving to an apartment in California from Maryland, I went out in search of an experienced, well blended and very promising relocation company. After doing a thorough research, I decided to go for Pick Up Movers LLC, which was by far more cost effective. I gave these people a call later that evening and after two minutes of talk, it was a done deal. They were to report very early in the morning on the agreed date. They did not breach that. They came and relocated me in the still morning weather. The entire process was so enjoyable.

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JNO BAPTISTE ENTERPRISE LLC
4.9
from 37 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Makare S.
Verified review

These guys were amazing efficient in moving me to my new apartment. I had issues the day of with taking apart my bed frame and they took it apart for me and put it back together at the new place. I highly recommend them.

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M&M Moving & Hauling
4.7
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emily R.
Verified review

Such an awesome experience with M & M Movers. They moved all of my furniture carefully and efficiently. Was super impressed.

Bellhops Moving (Washington)
4.3
from 36 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Brandi H.
Verified review

It has been several months since I hired Bellhops for the job but I came back to leave my review because we were so impressed and happy with their service. They were very professional and were in contact with us through the whole move, updating us as they went. They completed our move from a third story apartment to a one story house in a little less time than they estimated (and we were only charged for the actual time they took) and nothing was damaged, which is a first for us in the many times we've moved. They were very considerate of handling all our items and took care to place boxes and furniture in the rooms we wanted them in, and were careful not to leave any mess in our new home. Would highly recommend them for any 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 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.

Actual Requests

See other requests for apartment movers in Washington

Need local moving (under 50 miles)

Washington, DC

  • Move type
    Studio or 1 bedroom apartment
  • Move distance
    Under 10 miles
  • Will client supply transportation?
    No, I need movers to supply transportation
  • Additional services needed
    (Intentionally left blank)
  • Estimated number of large boxes/containers
    Other
  • Estimated number of small to medium boxes/containers
    Other
  • Flights of stairs at loading point
    There are no flights of stairs, The location has an elevator
  • Flights of stairs at unloading point
    There are no flights of stairs, The location has an elevator
  • Details
    I'm moving from 2 locations to 1 location. But the apartments are basically all on the same street

Need Mover

Washington, DC

  • Move type
    3-4 bedroom house
  • Move distance
    Under 10 miles
  • Will client supply transportation?
    No, I need movers to supply transportation
  • Additional services needed
    Large furniture moving (e.g. piano, safe, pool table)
  • Estimated number of large boxes/containers
    1-10
  • Estimated number of small to medium boxes/containers
    Other
  • Flights of stairs at loading point
    Please insert number of flights here (2 flights)
  • Flights of stairs at unloading point
    The location has an elevator
  • Details
    moving 3 people from house to apartment

Need a Long Distance Mover

Washington, DC

  • Move type
    Studio or 1 bedroom apartment
  • Additional services needed
    Packing belongings into boxes, Furniture assembly and disassembly
  • Estimated number of large boxes/containers
    1-10
  • Estimated number of small to medium boxes/containers
    1-10
  • Flights of stairs at loading point
    The location has an elevator
  • Flights of stairs at unloading point
    The location has an elevator
  • Loading point zip code
    20036
  • Unloading point zip code
    60610
  • Details
    1 rug 8 x 5 feet 1 dining table 4 dining chairs 2 kitchen shelves 4 5 feet high by 1.5 foot wide book shelves 1 shelf 2 shoe cabinets 1 wine fridge 1 bike ~12 boxes medium - large
  • $1587.5
    Average price
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