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Moving Made Awesome, LLC
4.7
from 320 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 514 hires on Thumbtack
Coleen T.
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This was our first time hiring professional movers, so we were nervous about how it would go. I can say very honestly that our fears were unfounded - Jay and his crew were fantastic! They were timely, very quick and efficient, and took great care of our belongings. The move started in the middle of a downpour on a Friday afternoon, and instead of just waiting in their truck, the guys came inside and started disassembling the large furniture while it was still raining. They were remarkable in how they dealt with the large pieces. Nothing was damaged, not even a scratch! The move was scheduled for 3 hours but it was obvious it would take longer. With zero complaints the crew stayed at it until a little after 9 PM on a Friday evening! They didn't quit until they had all our furniture staged and reassembled. That saved us so much time and headache, and really made a huge difference to my family. We were able to get the kids into bed by 10 PM in their new home thanks to Moving Made Awesome. I was so impressed with their professionalism. I would recommend Moving Made Awesome to anyone in Central PA who is looking for a moving company.

Moyers Moving Services
4.6
from 216 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 409 hires on Thumbtack
Robert C.
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Moyers Movers were fantastic. The guys sent out to do the job were personable, professional and treated my belongings as their own. Terrific experience.

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Reliable Moving and Labor LLC
4.9
from 131 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 148 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda L.
Verified review

We could not have asked for better movers. Darrel and Michael were on time, fast, efficient, professional, and courteous! We had several questions prior to the move and Darrel responded quickly to each one. These guys really knew what they were doing and had our truck packed neatly in no time with room to spare. We would absolutely recommend them to anyone in the area!

Kingdom Movers
4.8
from 120 reviews
  • 198 hires on Thumbtack
Teri B.
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Had a "yucky" job.... moving my son's belongings out of a low-ceiling basement (I'm 6'1") and knew that 50% of what was down there unseen would have to be trashed. In the midst of making 20+ calls to local movers and dumpster providers, we received a quick response from David / Kingdom Movers with an initial bid. This was my first experience with Thumbtack so I was a bit leery. I was immediately able to speak with David over the phone and explained my initial plan re: movers transporting all of the contents out of the basement with some going into an on-site dumpster. He outlined his plan of action (3 movers with a 16' truck) and then offered a cost saving alternative -- they would load and dump our unwanted stuff, and then move our saved belongings into the storage unit for a very reasonable price. Date and time immediately confirmed! David and his team showed up and I knew within five minutes, this was going to go much faster than I had ever imagined. He quickly outlined the plan with his team, and all I had to do was review each box/item quickly and designate its "destination" (storage vs. dump). Only one hour and twenty minutes to clear a place packed "Hoarder" style up the basement stairs into 2 piles and into the truck. A small glitch with our local dump sites delayed the move a bit, but it was not problematic especially since the team had included one extra person than originally planned. David actually had to arrange the dump unloading for a separate day/time and the way in which his team consolidated everything to fit into an already packed storage unit was so impressive. David and his team were so courteous, friendly, and never complained about any of the inconveniences, i.e., the heat, the basement, the dump delay, etc. The end price was actually a bit less than we had estimated. I know without a doubt when it's time for our next move, I will not have a problem finding a reputable and incredible moving company.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dane S.
Verified review

I was hospitalized when the move took place, with my sons help the movers took charge and did an amazing job. Definitely will use them again

  • 5 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Milton R.
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I called On-Demand Movers the day before I had to move (not my choice). Lanre had his men there the next day and I had no complaints or problems with them. My original mover, Amish, backed out at the last minute leaving me in a bind. On-Demand was local so I gave them a call. Luckily they could do it, last minute. They moved me to a storage unit & I will definitely call them again when my home is ready, hopefully not at the last minute again. Thanks Lanre and On-Demand.

Crystal Clear Cleaning
4.4
from 27 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Xiaowei (.
Verified review

Our moving experience with Crystal Cleaning was wonderful. We moved about five miles to a different apartment. Will and Mike helped us move. Their level of service was outstanding. Communication was very prompt and courteous. They showed up right on time, and reviewed the layout. They accommodated our special instructions very well. They were also very careful with our items, especially large, heavy or fragile ones. They took special care to put breakable items in secure locations in the truck. Nothing was damaged, and everything was accounted for in the new apartment. The move was also very quick, and took about four hours from start to finish. Wish all of our moving experiences with professional movers was like this. Would definitely recommend to someone needing moving services. Thanks again!

My Labor and Moving, LLC
4.2
from 17 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Holly R.
Verified review

I had a great moving experience with this company. I was promised 2 movers but I they brought 3 & still kept my rate the same. They worked hard & quickly but were very careful with my belongs. I was worried about going over the 3 hour minimum but they stayed within the time limit which was great. I didn't have to lift one piece of furniture or any boxes. This definitely made my moving experience very easy & stress-free! I would definitely recommend My Labor & Moving to my friends & family. Well done!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Mike M.
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Quality east coast movers are great ! They helped me move from bronx NYC to Hoboken New Jersey , Victor was very nice and kind and his partner . They covered all my furniture with blankets and carried out all my boxes with caution because I had a lot of dishes packed At least 4 China boxes they came early , the job took about 3 hours from 9am till 12pm . By 1:30pm they were unloading at my new place in nj I mean, I don't have much furniture I had 1 queen mattress huge head board big dresser and a few boxes but these guys are good. The teamwork amazed me. In just a few hours I was in my new home. Thank goodness because some Boxes were heavy and furniture are fragile. I could not have done this on my own. If I had to make an improvement to this move . You got to smell good victor was cool but the other guy kinda smelled funny, he just had my whole apartment in a odor during the move. Was kinda funny, Some deodorant would of helped or some cologne :)

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Maria B.
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I called upon Five Star Moving when I was looking to move almost 100 miles away. Five Star Moving was responsive to my moving needs and very professional. The movers made sure my belongings were protected and secure within the moving process. The quality of professionalism was obvious from the start. If you're looking for professional, responsible, and a reasonable (within your budget) moving company, call Five Star Moving. You will not be disappointed!

Movers & Co.
4.6
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
David A.
Verified review

I will surely recommend Movers & co every time I hear that someone I know is moving. I was nervous about my moving day but once the movers arrived I felt such a sense of relief. They took the time to wrap and protect all my larger items while moving them. They were very efficient, courteous, and professional.

Magnificent Mighty Movers
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tyler H.
Verified review

These gentlemen were by far the best movers I have ever hired they came 15 mins early they were extremely polite and funny they got the job done without any issues and made my moving experience so much less stressful I would most definitely use them in the future great job guys!!!😁👍🏾🤙🏾

Manageable Moving
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kaylee N.
Verified review

Manageable moving provided me with the most efficient, fast, reasonable moving experience I could have ever asked for. I have moved around a lot and have hired a lot of movers in the past none hold a candle to Roger and his company. They were on time and very respectful. They were extremely professional and best of all they were by far the least expensive in the area. He made everything so easy packed up all of my items big and small and unpacked everything. They made sure everything was cleaned up properly before leaving. On top of all the great service and prices I got a new bedroom suit off line and he and his employer assembled everything without me even having to ask them. I would highly recommend them to anyone I am not big on writing reviews but I felt as though they deserved it. I couldn't be happier. Thank you manageable moving.

RjR Hauling & Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Laura B.
Verified review

Put out a request and James got back to me within a couple of hours. Three men came out shortly after and got everything we needed to be moved around the house quickly and professionally, including an extremely heavy armoire that other movers said couldn't be put where we wanted. Very nice people too - courteous and cheerful! They also were able to haul away junk and furniture we couldn't use for a reasonable price. Very happy customers!!

Movers For ME
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Evalina I.
Verified review

Movers for ME had outstanding service from the timeliness, to the hospitality, to the pricing! The day of my move-in, they came early and had an accomadable truck with extra space. They had so much staff to help load the truck and a decent amount to unload when we got to our final destination. The men had good manners and were very friendly. I truly enjoyed my experience with movers for ME!

QRC Professional Movers
2.5
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Steve A.
Verified review

Great attitudes and a willingness to do whatever is needed.

About

Hello and thank you for stopping by at "Amazing Movers. We are 100% for the customer all around the board, down to the pricing. We make sure your belongings get from A to B with no problems. This is a family-owned business, and yes we do know moving can be stressful. Our services include the truck, bubble wrap and saran wrap and as many men we need to do the job. Call one of our Amazing secretaries for a free estimate.

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Magic movers are a Quick and efficient group of very organized movers with experience in customer service.

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what makes me most satisfied is satisfying the customer and their needs

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

Iv been working as a mover for the past 13 years, specializing in residential and commercial moves. I have completed about 3000 moves since I started as a general laborer. I have built a strong reputation with numerous nationwide agents including Atlas, North America, Budd, United Van Lines, Allied, and Bekins. I also coordinated hundreds of commerical moves successfully. I decided it was time I opened my own Moving company and carry on my vision under my own entity.

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Reliable and Professional movers available to assist you with your local or long distance moves. With our competitive rates we work with your budget.

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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