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Avondale Movers

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RMS MOVERS of Chicago
4.2
from 472 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1036 hires on Thumbtack
Cristina M.
Verified review

Super fast and professional guys. They were able to get my one bedroom apartment down three flights of stairs and moved into my new apartment in exactly two hours. It was my first time using movers and I can never go back. Definitely using Rogers Moving Services for my next move! Shout out to David, Norris, and Isaiah for all of their hard work!

  • 3 years in business
  • 657 hires on Thumbtack
Monique S.
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The movers arrived on time, worked smart and quick.

  • 9 years in business
  • 512 hires on Thumbtack
Temeka H.
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From the time that I contacted Apex to the time my move was over I had a great experience. The movers, George & Alex, were very professional and friendly. I am very satisfied and will definitely use Apex again if I have to move.

Keep It Up
4.8
from 254 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 358 hires on Thumbtack
Mary L.
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These movers were very good. Would hire them again

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Motion Transports
4.9
from 232 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 342 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rebecca R.
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Super excellent service. Highly recommended. They were very prompt, easily accessible by phone, handled my new piano woth great care, and carefully avoided scratching my wood floor. Great movers, great company. I will be calling them again!

  • 7 years in business
  • 391 hires on Thumbtack
Ravin E.
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Best movers I’ve ever dealt with!

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TLF Services
4.9
from 208 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 250 hires on Thumbtack
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Ohmika K.
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I hired TLF services to move our furniture to a different apartment in the same building. The movers were punctual, very friendly, took extreme care in assembling and disassembling furniture, also moved it around a bit for us to see decoration wise and finished the job well within the time limit. I will definitely hire TLF services again.

Alliance Moving & Storage
4.7
from 135 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne K.
Verified review

Alliance was the best moving experience, from the first phone call to the final handshake. I found them using Thumbtack, and within the first hour of submitting my request, I was contacted by Phyllis to schedule an on-site estimation. We scheduled a date and time that worked, and on that date, right on time, they showed up and gave me a very thorough in-person review of everything I'd need packed and shipped. They were the only moving company who came out for an in-person estimate (others either just wanted a list of things, or did a "virtual" estimate, but Alliance went that extra miles to really see for themselves what we needed to move, helping us feel confident we were on the same page for the quote.) We had a special situation that would spread our move out over several days, requiring us to store items on their truck (essentially locking up one of their trucks for a couple nights, preventing them from using it) and they offered me a very reasonable quote for all the services, including storage. We called no fewer than 6 other moving companies, and despite other companies having more "word of mouth" recommendations from friends, nobody was able to meet or beat Alliance's service and quote - and this was even BEFORE any actual moving started. We just felt the most comfortable and cared for with Alliance, so we went with them. Absolutely no regrets - they made what was a stressful move into a breeze. The team came in, packed up everything that was odd-shaped like lamps and mirrors, and were very careful with my already-packed delicate items and breakable kitchen stuff. They had our 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom (3rd floor WALKUP) condo cleared out within 4 hours, and with smiles on all of their faces. They even were so sweet to our two dogs; I even loved the shirts they wore that said "If your dog doesn't like someone, maybe you shouldn't either" or something like that - well, our dogs were very comfortable with them despite the stressful situation of strangers taking away all of their stuff! That's how you know they're good guys :) Two days later, they rolled up again, and had our new house moved in within 3 hours again. The final bill came in under-budget and 100% perfect - nothing scratched, broken, or damaged. I would recommend Alliance to anyone looking for movers who care, who really focus on customer service from start to finish, and who really go that extra mile to make your move less stressful. Let's face it, moving sucks, but Alliance is the best at making it an actually pleasant experience. Thank you Alliance!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sam D.
Verified review

They did a nice job. A little slow, but wrapped everything, nice and professional movers, took care of my furniture and my new home!

  • 2 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
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Movers were great. Wrapped everything meticulously and nothing broke in the move. They even disassembled and reassembled our furniture. Movers were on time and worked quickly to get us moved.

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We Got You
4.8
from 84 reviews
  • 169 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John W.
Verified review

Everything about our moving experience with We Got You was great. From the start, Joseph was quick to respond, cordial, and professional. We settled the details of the job, and he followed up a couple of days before the job just to confirm. Of course, the afternoon before the move we found out that our truck "reservation" through another, unnamed company (u-can probably guess it) hadn't actually reserved us anything, throwing a huge wrench in our schedule. We Got You immediately accommodated the time adjustments we had to make (that's with like, 12 hours notice) and got our move plans back on track. Day of the move was great. Joseph and David showed up on time and didn't waste any time getting started. They were both competent, confident, and strong movers, and in a couple hours easily emptied an apartment that probably took a day to move into (when we did it ourselves with just friends helping). They were also very careful, both with our things and with the apartment walls. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing moving help, and for what you'll get--courteous, efficient, and quality movers--you can't beat their price. Thanks guys!

Mobile Services Moving Labor
4.6
from 67 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
Star H.
Verified review

The service was great... They arrived promptly and went directly to work... I used several different movers in the past but none of those moves have ever went this smoothly... I gave the guys a generous tip which wasn't expected but always appreciated by service industry employees... I will definitely use this team for future moves and highly recommend them to friends and family... Thanks again for your service and keep up them great work team...

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  • 5 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
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Clifton M.
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Pick Up Movers has a very good reputation. So, naturally, I hired them for my move. They didn’t disappoint me. Their quote was quite reasonable and the customer service was very thorough. The movers arrived right on time and were very well equipped. They showed amazing skills and creativity at packing all my stuffs. Even their workmanship was impeccable. I had scheduled them to deliver my belongings 5 days later. All my valuables traveled very well and everything was intact. I truly believe that these guys are the best in business.

the athletic movers
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Bianca C.
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Best movers I've had in years! Handled my belongings with extra care!

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Smoove Moves LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
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Clyde J.
Verified review

I manage 3 properties and middle man movers are great.They where on time and worked in a very professional manner to get the job done.Look forward to doing business with them in the near future and highly recommend middle man movers.

  • 7 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Jillian J.
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Movers were right on time and were very polite.

Moving Mountains Inc.
4.8
from 27 reviews
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Robert W.
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Kelly and John were competent movers, courteous, and went out of their way to assure our move was completed to our full satisfaction. When the house is sold, we will call them to move the furniture to the new house. Thank you guys. Bill

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pay less moving inc.
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natalie M.
Verified review

Fabian, Francisco and Luis moved my Spinet Piano this past weekend and a glass table, my items were intact they did a great job with making sure my items weren't damaged, awesome job.

Quality Control Movers
4.0
from 25 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah J.
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Cleveland and his crew were exceptional from minute 1. If you are looking for efficient, affordable, reliable movers, look no further! Thank you Cleveland!!!!

RTO Express
4.6
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Brian S.
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Great personal service and responsiveness. Movers handled a very heavy item

Simple Shipping
3.8
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Yasirhussain S.
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Completed job which was not be able to completed by other movers.

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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