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Oak Park College Movers

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

Fantastic moving company! They were incredibly helpful and communicative from the moment I booked until the move. They were aggressively priced, prompt, professional, fast, careful with everything and even took initiative to take the fire escape with larger items without hesitation. I can't say enough positive things about Robert, Johnny and Zachary at Rogers Moving! Top movers in Chicagoland!

  • 3 years in business
  • 657 hires on Thumbtack
Erik U.
Verified review

This was a last minute decision to hire movers. I thought the travel charge was a bit pricey at $120. All and all it was well worth the money spent. Nacho and Ray were the movers. They were awesome!!!!! I have never seen two guys bust there a$$ so hard. They were great and I would recommend anyone to ask for them for there move. Very polite and just great guys!!!! I hope I never have to move again but if I do Extream movers will be getting a call and you can bet I'm asking for Nacho and Ray to be my guys!!!

  • 9 years in business
  • 512 hires on Thumbtack
Susan B.
Verified review

This company was wonderful from the beginning through the end! The movers were very curteous and gentle with my fragile belongings. I'll definitely call this company again for my next move.

Keep It Up
4.8
from 254 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 358 hires on Thumbtack
Jahnavi K.
Verified review

Very professional movers! Arrived 5 minutes before the scheduled time and worked hard to make sure everything was right. They had to move my couch down a narrow set of stairs and bends. They were very patient and professional the entire time. I would hire them again if I need to.

  • 7 years in business
  • 391 hires on Thumbtack
Toni R.
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I cannot say enough positive things about SafeHands Movers! I have used multiple cross country, and I believe most of the local movers in my area; absolutely NONE of them compare to the level of expertise, professionalism, superior customer service, extreme care w/all of my items, and "can do attitude" that Melvin and the entire team at SafeHands Movers provides. In addition to being very reasonably priced, efficient, offering multiple days/times to accommodate a move, etc., when I was told by Melvin (and the team the day of my move) that I was "not to worry at all or lift a finger to help", THEY MEAN IT!! I was used to jumping in to keep "professional movers" moving in every move I've ever had so that items weren't ruined and I could ensure I didn't have to pay more. SafeHands Movers stuck to the flat rate quote I was given, never even took 5 minutes for a break, were SO pleasant and trustworthy, that I haven't stopped telling everyone I know to utilize this company, and tell everyone they know about the unbelievable quality service I enjoyed. Let's face it - moving is not pleasant in the best of circumstances. SafeHands Movers IS A PLEASURE to have been fortunate enough to find and hire! You will not be disappointed in any way with this company! Absolutely the best - 10 stars for sure!!

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TLF Services
4.9
from 208 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 250 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Excellent work! The movers were efficient & very helpful! They handled my items with care and made sure to get my things unloaded within the 2 hour time frame that my complex allowed me to borrow the elevator! Very professional. Would definitely hire them again

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

I had some challenges with this company before during and after. I told myself I wouldnt write a review because they sent someone out and tried to resolve the issues but I found the screws to my six month old's crib laying in the bed with the baby and I'm pissed. Some of my other issues: 1. Movers left packing materials all over my old place. 2. They changed my moving time the day before. I'm schedule for 1pm, I get s call the pay before saying my move is at 9. We comprise and settle for 12. Movers show up at 11. 3. Despite getting an estimate and hiring 3 movers.. only 2 show up and I'm way over the estimate. 4. My daughters crib was installed backwards. They dissembled it so you'd figure they put it back properly. I recently found a screw from the crib in my daughters bed!! Oh and the side panels are so loose. My guess is they were broken during the move because the crib was new. My bed was also dissembled by them and not put back together property. -guy comes out to fit it leaves out a screw. Overall I wouldn't hired them for anything.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
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Joana S.
Verified review

The team was efficent, fast and professional in handling our move. They offered a fair reimbursement for the item that got broken during the move. Overall was good, just in the end, there was some discrepancies between what the owner said with what the crew leader said. The owner called me in the next day to resolve and clarify the matter. Next time maybe they need to make sure everyone in the same page (including the crew, customer and owner). Suggestion : if you tell a customer, if the jobl

  • 2 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
Verified review

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
Louise M.
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Joey was very professional. He arrived promptly. He was very patient with us even though a lot of what we needed moved wasn't exactly ready. He worked with us and got the job done on time. They helped us get through a stressful Moving Day without a huge headache. I cannot say enough good things about these Movers.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard E.
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We have tried moving on our own and hiring professional moving companies. None seemed any better than the other. Then a friend suggested that we should hire Pick Up Movers. I called them for a quote and the number blew my mind. I didn’t quite know what to expect but what they delivered was amazing. Everything was professional about the movers. They arrived on time, worked efficiently around the house and delivered everything in intact condition. I couldn’t believe how easy they made our move. I would definitely recommend them for moving purposes.

the athletic movers
4.9
from 56 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Sheena V.
Verified review

I am very satisfied with athletic movers. I had movers cancel on me via email at midnight the morning before they were to help with a move. I found athletic movers on thumbtack the morning of my move and they responded in a timely fashion and were able to come out that afternoon and quickly finish what we needed done! They were very careful and offered advice on placement of our furniture. Travis and his associate are professionals and I would use them again without hesitation.

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Smoove Moves LLC
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Darryll B.
Verified review

The job that the movers perform was a great job with great customer service. also they finish within the allowed amount of time that was given to them with no infractions or breakage of my property. Overall middle men movers is a great and well structured company.

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H2H Movers Inc
4.8
from 45 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Audrey W.
Verified review

H2H Movers were professional, fast, and polite. They made my move go smoothly from packing the old apartment to unpacking at the new apartment. Thanks for great service.

  • 7 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Alysse Z.
Verified review

Nice movers, on time, efficient, worked there butts off on one of the hottest days of the summer, up and down multiple flights of stairs for 2.5 hours and never once complained and or asked for a break. I had to remind them to take a break. Highly recommend their services if you have to move fast one a budget. The only thing they didn't offer were moving supplies and a truck.

Moving Mountains Inc.
4.8
from 27 reviews
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Mark L.
Verified review

Great movers! The work was done quickly and done well. Thank you for doing such a nice job!

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pay less moving inc.
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
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Elinor K.
Verified review

Fabian and Moses were wonderful. They arrived right on time, worked super hard and efficiently, and were just generally kind and lovely people. I needed my stuff moved from a shipping pod in Des Plaines to a storage unit in Avondale. The movers who had loaded my stuff in Philadelphia hadn't done a great job and some of the furniture was scratched upon arrival. Fabian and Moses rewrapped my furniture so it wouldn't get damaged any further. They also asked me what my plans were and then arranged everything in my storage unit so it would be easily accessible. All of this was completed in a little over two hours, which was just a hair over the original estimate. I highly recommend these folks!

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Move Mania
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert M.
Verified review

Best moving experience ive had. I liked the way the movers communicated with each other to not damage anything. Great job!

Quality Control Movers
4.0
from 25 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Elias E.
Verified review

Super helpful guys. Came prepared with pads and knew what to do to move a very heavy pullout couch upstairs. Also gave lowest quote out of all movers on a 95 degree day, they work hard. I would recommend to my friends or family

RTO Express
4.6
from 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Brian S.
Verified review

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
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.

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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