DeKalb, IL162 Professional Movers near you

Where do you need the professional mover?

Answer a few questions

Tell us what you need so we can bring you the right pros.

Get quotes

Receive quotes from pros who meet your needs.

Hire the right pro

Compare quotes, message pros, and hire when ready.

DeKalb Professional Movers

Browse these professional movers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in DeKalb.

  • 3 years in business
  • 654 hires on Thumbtack
Nita C.
Verified review

Johnny on the Move provided great service. The movers were professional, efficient, and punctual. Excellent service and pricing was very reasonable.

Keep It Up
4.8
from 253 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 358 hires on Thumbtack
Gail S.
Verified review

Great experience. The movers were very professional and caring. I would strongly recommend them

Top Pro
Motion Transports
4.9
from 232 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 341 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Staci A.
Verified review

Best movers I ever used ! They were on time , super polite , moved pieces other movers wouldn’t touch and were very cautious of my walls ! Highly recommend them !

Alliance Moving & Storage
4.7
from 135 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 249 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany S.
Verified review

Movers were very professional and extremely quick and efficient.

Top Pro
Bacues Billiards
5.0
from 95 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Martin D.
Verified review

They had the table taken down, moved, and reassembled in about 4 hours. Very knowledgeable and professional movers. I would reccomend to friends and family.

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 175 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris R.
Verified review

I hired Chicagoland Moving and Storage. They were very accommodating with moving me on a weekend with very short notice. They returned my phone calls in a timely manner. The movers were professional and took great care with my furniture. I would definitely hire them again. -Chris R.

  • 2 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen H.
Verified review

Best movers ever!! They completed the job incredibly fast and handled our items incredibly carefully. So easy to work with and a very affordable price!

Top Pro
Quality Piano, LLC
5.0
from 68 reviews
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy S.
Verified review

Movers were professional, came prepared with appropriate moving equipment, and moved our upright efficiently and safely without damage to piano or surroundings. The price was a little higher than we expected for such a quick/short move from front hallway to garage. However, we would recommend this company to anyone who desires experienced professionals.

Granat Labor LLC
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
Robert W.
Verified review

Derek @ Granant Movers is excellent to work with & look forward to using his services again .

Liberty Moving & Storage Inc
4.4
from 70 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia H.
Verified review

The responsiveness from Liberty from the quoting to the scheduling was very good. We specifically waited for the weekend until they could make us the first move of the day. Unfortunately, the day before, I received a call asking if we could push the time to noon instead of 8am. I agreed; but never again. The house before ours gave a 2 hour estimate that actually resulted in 6 hours; not Liberty's fault. I received a call from one of the movers at 2pm stating they were just starting to unload the previous house. By 5:30, I called him back asking when they would be there only to be told that another crew had been called in to help and was assigned to our move; they showed up at 5:40. So our day was wasted waiting for the movers to come with almost no communication on the status. But the crew that did show up more than made up for the late arrival/communication issues. They were nothing short of amazing. Because of them, we would use Liberty again. They were 3 of the hardest working guys I've met. We had an over-sized couch that was too big to fit through the door; they brainstormed, tried different ideas, communicated well with each other to figure out how to get this done without ruining our door or couch. They should have been cursing by this point, but they remained so pleasant and determined. They wrapped all our furniture even though we hadn't requested it. And they didn't waste time; they powered through quickly and got us done in 2 hours. We will be calling them again when we move into a new house, but I will insist on being the first move of the day this time. To Liberty's defense, they are at the mercy of homeowners being honest about the scope of the move, so I understand how things run long; I just wish there had been better communication about it on that day so that we were able to get things done rather than waiting all day not knowing. Despite that, excellent customer service and excellent quality of work.

Top Pro
Pinhead Piano Tuning Inc.
5.0
from 58 reviews
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Donna R.
Verified review

I would highly recommend Tom and Pinhead Piano Movers for a piano move. Tom is very professional. The move was scheduled quickly and was discounted as we utilized Tom to tune the piano as well. He and his crew arrived on time, quickly moved the piano without any issues. He assessed the piano for tuning after the move and advised us as to what needed to be done. I had no idea there was so much involved with tuning a piano but Tom explained it all extremely well to my non-musician's ears. The tuning was scheduled and completed on time as promised. Tom also discounted the tuning since we had utilized him for the move. I would hire Pinhead Piano movers again without hesitation.

Top Pro
Patrick Wyller
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debra D.
Verified review

Patrick is an extremely professional, knowledgeable, honest and fair business person. I will definitely use his services again and would highly recommend him to anyone who needs this type of service.

Top Pro
2 Men Labor
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katelin K.
Verified review

Jacob was phenomenal. My roommate and I moved to NJ from IL and had previously had a terrible experience with movers so we were a bit anxious on the day of the move. Jacob showed up right on time and brought all of the necessary equipment and went right to work. He disassembled furniture on request and was careful with all fragile pieces. Once we arrived in NJ, he again showed up exactly on time. Everything arrived in perfect condition and he reassembled everything for us once it was brought inside the apartment. In addition, his prices are extremely reasonable. Nice guy too. If you have the chance, use him. You won't be disappointed.

M.S. Property Management
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Korina N.
Verified review

The guys were wonderful! They worked fast and were so careful with my belongings! They were happy to go above and beyond what was required. Cheerful and friendly. Not surly and angry to be there like I’ve experienced with so many other movers. Completely trustworthy. They returned my rental truck for me. Seriously, I’ll never use anyone else. Highly recommended!!!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Ashvini D.
Verified review

I had a great experience working with J.C. Movers. The movers they sent were fast and efficient while still careful with my things, and they were friendly and professional as well. The booking process was easy and the front desk was prompt in addressing all my concerns and answering all my questions. I highly recommend them!

In Demand Movers LLC
4.6
from 42 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Karan N.
Verified review

Shout out to Lee and his Team at InDemand Movers! Professional, responsive and delivery on point. A seaming less relocation! Thank you

Top Pro
M&L Moving
4.8
from 37 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mellissa M.
Verified review

Very organized and experienced Movers, and reasonable rates. Highly recommended!

Top Pro
University Movers
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cynthia G.
Verified review

Respectful, very pleasant, great experience. Thank you University Movers! Cindie

Rob's Jobs
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie M.
Verified review

I have never hired movers before and I have to say that I was VERY pleased with Rob’s Jobs. The movers were on time, early even. They took great care to make sure every piece of furniture was wrapped and properly cared for. I had a lot of mirrored furniture that was moved and every single piece arrived unbroken and unscratched. I definitely recommend them and will recommend them to anyone that I know is moving anytime soon. The job took longer than expected, however it was well worth it in the end. They made my move 1000x easier for me. They unassembled and reassembled several pieces of furniture when they arrived at my house. The movers were professional and courteous. I had been quoted outrageous prices by other moving companies, and even with the “overage” Rob’s Jobs was competitive. If I was planning on moving again anytime soon, I would definitely hire them again. I wish I could give them more stars. I am astounded by what a great job they did. Thank you!!!!!!

Simple Shipping
3.8
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Susan P.
Verified review

Kevin and his son were great movers! An excellent value for professional service. I appreciated how responsive and flexible he was when I had to change the meet time somewhat last minute.

EkoMovers of Chicago
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna S.
Verified review

Movers actually arrived a bit early. Friendly and experienced. They knew what they were doing and they went above and beyond overall. A few dings and missing parts but I would use them again in a heartbeat.

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.

Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.