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E&J Moving Services
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Steven R.
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E&J moving services did an excellent job of moving my furniture and boxes. They worked very hard and didn't waste any time and were very careful with my things. They listened to my suggestions and worked very well with me. They were also very nice and personable.

Hometown Handy Man
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy N.
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I am in Ohio and I was looking into moving options for my son and his wife in Missouri. They were moving over 800 miles east. My search turned up Thumbtack and I took a few minutes to fill out their form. I received 3 answers - one quote was way higher than I was looking for. One wanted more info. Jim Pond's quote was reasonable, but I hoped for lower. He contacted me, set up a time to see my son's place, and gave us a lower quote. He was helpful as he walked through my son's place and explained how things would work best. The move went smoothly - grateful! I highly recommend his service!

Ashley M.
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I was very happy and pleased with the service I received.

  • 3 years in business
Jay B.
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Prompt with communication, on time, friendly, and hard-working. I would use again without hesitation and would highly recommend them for any job that involves moving or hauling.

Jamie M.
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He was prompt and attentive to details. He protected our walls and furniture with upmost care. He comes with my highest recommendation!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Holly S.
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They did a phenomenal job and were incredibly professional and courteous. I would use them again and reccomend them to everyone.

gripps moving co
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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we like to offer top quality for each customer while enjoying the work.

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Providing some of the lowest rates making sure to satisfy us and our customer

  • 5 years in business
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We are a full-service moving company that serves all of Missouri. We are professional, licensed and insured.

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White Moving and Storage is a family-owned and -operated business. Since the '90s, owner David White and his sons have been a hands-on team, working to meet the needs of their valued customers.

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White Moving and Storage is a family owned and operated business. Since the '90s, owner David White and his sons have been a hands-on team, working to meet the needs of their valued customers.

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Long distance, interstate and commercial moves are a wearisome process. At Moving Usa, we've found out a way to help you relocate in the simplest way possible. With over 25 years of experience, handling anything from interstate to commercial and long-distance moves, Moving Usa is famous for its speed, effectiveness and safety. Customized moving packages are given by Moving Usa so as to address any of your moving necessities wherever it may be.

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We are a full-service moving company. We have over 15 years of experience. We are licensed and insured. We have reliable rates and quality service. We are servicing all of Mid-Missouri!

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Stonemovers (Columbia & surrounding area) Need help moving? Stonemovers can help! Two hard-working Mizzou college students with years of experience moving pianos and a wide range of furniture. We have been doing moves in Columbia for over 3 years. I have a small pick up truck that I can easily move a one to two bedroom apartment or house with a moderate amount of furniture (using U-Haul for now). If necessary, I can also reserve a U-Haul for local moves in and around Columbia. I charge $25/hour per person per hour for use of my truck. To load and unload a moving truck on arrival is $25/hour per person per hour. References available in upon request. Serious inquiries appreciated. Last minute moves are $30 an hour per person per hour! We also move pianos uprights - $80 Ask about our cleaning service if needed. Benefits to using Stonemovers: - Timely arrival and efficient packers - Experience moving a wide variety of objects homes - Great knowledge of how to pack items securely for travel - Hard workers and even harder work ethic - Let us do the moving after or before your moving drive - Furniture broken down and wrapped accordingly Feel free to call or email me with any questions or concerns! Alex Owens

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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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