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First-Rate Moving, LLC
from 246 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 385 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie B.
Verified review

Excellent experience with First Rate Moving- the cost was very reasonable and the movers did an excellent job. Will be using them again to help with other projects!

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Smith Moving
from 194 reviews
  • 259 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gerald T.
Verified review

I rated these movers 5 stars only because I couldn’t rate them any higher. These movers did everything right. They were prompt, neat, clean and very professional in their appearance. They were extremely careful with each piece of furniture. They wrapped each piece of furniture with a thick quilted blanket, then wrapped the blanket with tape to make sure the blanket stayed on the furniture throughout it’s journey. They then carefully and strategically placed each piece of furniture in the moving truck. Once the furniture was in place, they lashed down the furniture with webbing to ensure the furniture didn’t move or bounce around in the truck during the travel cycle. Once they reached their destination point, they unwrapped each piece of furniture one at a time and carefully placed them where instructed. My wife and I are extremely pleased and couldn’t ask for better. Oh,…and did I mention they were reasonably priced? It’s a pretty safe bet that if you hire these movers, you’ll be more than satisfied. We can’t say enough about them!

Hebert Movers
from 123 reviews
  • 49 years in business
  • 188 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel H.
Verified review

Frank Otero at Hebert Movers was so helpful and speedy and efficient !! Anytime I move I will be calling them ! Super clean and neat , they work hard and great at what they do !!

Premium Q Moving and Storage
from 95 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Cassandra E.
Verified review

The movers were extremely efficient, careful, fast and professional. The pricing is excellent for this level of service - they did a much better job than the large commercial company I booked for my previous move. I will definitely be calling PremiumQ for my next move!

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Top Rank Movers
from 85 reviews
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katara J.
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Unbeatable price! Professional, fast, and efficient movers! I would definitely hire this company again! :)

J & J Moving Service
from 73 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Tamara C.
Verified review

The two guys (one being the owner, Jack) did a great job moving my one bedroom sized apartment contents. They are friendly and efficient workers with great attitudes. The old second floor place I was leaving was a challenge to navigate out of. They did it well. The cost of the move was half of what one of their competitors had quoted (a company whom I had used a couple of times in the past.) The 2 other quotes I had considered were the same as J and J. I simply could not afford the way more expensive movers. I am happy with my experience with J and J. There are a few differences in style that may account a bit for the price difference. The other movers had a team of 3 guys instead of 2. They did a thorough inventory and inspection of all items prior and after the move with a detailed checklist. They also used shrink wrap from a roll to secure drawers and doors on furniture pieces. J and J used large elastic bands instead. The pricier company put the mattress and box spring in protective bags. J and J did not. If a person has very fine furniture and is very meticulous they may want to pick the higher priced competitor. For myself I am a satisfied customer with Jack and his assistant. My belongings are mostly old, eclectic and close to distressed looking! I personally choose to move my more fragile items on my own no matter which company I have chosen. J and J fit my needs and current budget. I would gladly use them for a future move.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cricket S.
Verified review

On time, efficient, great movers!

Mels Moving
from 64 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Verified review

The movers were quick, affordable, careful and professional. I hope I don't have to move again but if I do I am using Mel's.

Focus Moving Services
from 38 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
Verified review

The movers were professional, efficient, and nice which I appreciated very much.

Track Stars Moving Services
from 42 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Kanika K.
Verified review

These are the best movers we could get. I am so thankful that they did the moving on 27th November considering no one entertains such requests. They were team of 3 and each one of them are hardworking and very friendly. Peter owns up the responsibility and executes with full dilligence. I will defineltly call them for my next move. The move went seamless. The thing i liked the most was they were very thorough, helped in dis-assembling stuff n handled everything with care.

Xpress Movers
from 22 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Holly R.
Verified review

Great company! The movers were on time and moved us in very quick. The price was also good. We will definitely tell our friends and family about Xpress Movers!

from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Irfan M.
Verified review

I had the movers move 10 incredibly heavy boxes, a few pieces of small miscellaneous furniture, and a futon down 4 flights of stairs, into a moving van, and into a basement in a neighboring suburb. They did all of this very kindly, timely, and generously. They were friendly throughout the experience, and they were incredibly professional in their strategizing and in execution. I would definitely recommend them to anyone that needs this kind of moving service.

ASAP Moving & Storage
from 16 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Edward V.
Verified review

John, Mike & Damon packed my kitchen up and I couldn't stress enough to them how fragile & irreplacable my wife's crystal was. John more than reassured me that everything would be handle with care just like it was their own personal belonings. Each box they packed was neatly labeled with my last name, room it was from and the contents in the box. I was really impressed with how they organzied & labeled each box, since I had to go into storage with them for the winter months. John told me they do that incase I need to access any of the boxes while in storage I know which one is which. I kept being a worry wart especially with this being my first time ever that I've put my personal possesions in the care of someone other than myself. John & his crew kept reassuring me that everything was going to be fine and most importantly safe. They shrink wrapped my mattress & even my box spring (which surprised me) to protect it while in storage from dust. When I purchased my new home my closing happened really quick then I called John to tell him I would like to move within the following two weeks or so, he had no problems what so ever to accomadate my needs once again. After they unpacked all my kitchen boxes and got my kitchen completely organized (which I'm so glad I had them do) It was like I was living there for awhile. They reassembled all my furniture that had to be disassembled - I must say I was extremely impressed they didn't need directions to put the stuff back together, nor did they even loss a single screw!!! I can't say enough about how accomadating, stragetic, motivated & hard workers these guys were. If I ever need another moving company I will not hestitate to contact these guys again!! Oh and most importantly ALL of my wife's irreplaceable crystal family heirlooms made it all in one piece and not a single item was broken!!! I will be telling everyone I know that needs movers about ASAP Moving and how great they are!!!

Joey The Mover LLC
from 12 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Cristin C.
Verified review

Best movers around!

EZ Movers
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren R.
Verified review

I was thrilled with EZ movers. They were helpful, professional, punctual, reasonable, but best of all they were very careful with my things. Most of my furniture is very sentimental to me and has been handed down to me. EZ movers took such great care of the things that matter to me!

Eastern Point Services
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Jay S.
Verified review

They do almost anything professional low cost afforadable service

A Perfect Move, Inc.
from 10 reviews
    Diane W.
    Verified review

    We had the greatest experience with A Perfect Move! Everything was perfect from getting the estimate to the actual move. We had some challenges on our end and had to move the original date and they were able to easily accomodate our request. The day of the move, they were on time, polite, professional and took extreme care with doorways walls and moved a Piano for us! We had two drop off locations because some of our stuff had to go to a storage place- again it was no problem. They were also quite reasonable. I got quotes from 5 movers before choosing "A Perfect Move" and even though the estimate was slightly higher than we originally planned (WE had more stuff than we thought), they were still less than half of the highest other quote and about $150 less than the next highest quote. I would HIGHLY recommend "A Perfect Move" because that's EXACTLY what we got! You guys are the best...Oh, and we even got a Thank You card from the moving guys, because we tipped them. They were awesome.

    Hire a Hand
    from 2 reviews
      Tyler S.
      Verified review

      Last year I finally decided to follow through and replace all the windows on the front of my house. One of the reasons I had been putting off this overdue task is that I knew it would end up costing me an arm and a leg. However, I came across Sam of Hire a Hand and he gave me a great price that I couldn't refuse. I was worried that I had compromised quality for the low cost but when the job was complete I was blown away by the amazing craftsmanship. Sam is very professional and seems to carry his talents through the many areas of carpentry. I can confidently say that I recommend Sam for the next job that you need done!

      • 18 years in business
      Jayce T.
      Verified review

      All Around Moving was great and i had a stress free experience. The movers were very well trained and well mannered. They took care of my stuff and moved it cautiously. No damages of any kind! I paid what i was quoted and no hidden or extra fees! I would highly recommend them to anyone who needs moving service!

      Xtreme Moving Helpers
      from 4 reviews
      • 10 years in business
      • 4 hires on Thumbtack
      Amanda Q.
      Verified review

      We hired these guys last year to help us get all of our stuff out of a storage unit and unto a truck. They were fast, decently priced and nothing was damaged or broken. I would definitely recommend them. I did notice a review that complained about their appearances and us of foul language. They are movers, not choir boys. They definitely were NOT rude to me or anyone else.


      We have over 40 years of experience! We are a local and long distance low-cost, high-quality mover where you don't have to trade cost for quality. Our business goal is to have the "satisfaction of all our customers". We are fully insured and a licensed piano mover. Call us for a free estimate. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal.

      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 should you tip furniture movers?

      Moving furniture is hard work and potentially dangerous unless you’re properly equipped. For anyone not ready to handle their heavy oak armoire alone, professional furniture movers can safely and efficiently move your items to another room in your house or across town as needed. The national average cost to hire heavy furniture movers is $150-$200 per hour. This rate could include multiple furniture movers working as a team to move items such as beds, armoires, billiards tables, pianos, shelves, tables, entertainment centers and more. Hourly rates can vary by region. If your furniture movers have arrived on time, done a great job, kept your home and belongings protected from scratches and dings, and completed the move as planned, a tip will be greatly appreciated. Moving companies suggest approximately 10 percent of the total bill as gratuity for those doing local moving jobs, which is also a good guideline for tipping heavy furniture movers. If the total bill for heavy moving was $100 and two workers were onsite, consider giving them $10 total, or $5 each for a job well done.

      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.

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