The Movers LLC

Frequently Asked Questions

The price of your move depends on how large your current space is, the types of services that you want, and where your destination is. Once we have a better understanding of your details, we’ll be able to provide you with a more accurate quote!

Absolutely! In addition to full-service moves, we also happily help with small, local moves as well. Feel free to get in touch with us to learn more about our process and how much you can expect to pay!
It depends! Peak moving season fills up quickly for us, so it’s important that you reach out to us as soon as you have a specific day in mind. Even if you reach out a few months in advance, it allows us to coordinate with your schedule.

College – Studio moves in Chicago typically range in cost depending on the size of the move and the distance to be traveled. Prices start at $295 but  Additional services such as packing, disassembly and reassembly of furniture, and storage can also add to the cost of the move. Contact us, and we’ll gladly provide an estimate.

The time it takes to move a dorm room in Chicago varies depending on the size of the room and the number of belongings that need to be moved.  Contact our experts for a free moving estimate.

We make moves happen every day, 365 days a year. Most moves take place 7AM-11PM, but our team is happy to accommodate after hour moves when needed. *Holiday appointments are scheduled on a limited basis.

Local moving in the state of Illinois is charged by the hour, but our hourly rate depends on the number of crew members it takes to complete your move safely and efficiently. Get your free moving estimate today!

Yes, our hourly minimum is only two hours.

If you are limited by any date and time restraints, we recommend scheduling your move as far in advance as possible, especially if you planning on moving from a high-rise building or moving to a building with elevator reservations.

Moving in the summer can be challenging as well, (the time where everyone you know is moving) We recommend booking your move as far in advance as possible.

We accept cash, BANK TRANSFERS, and all major credit cards. For card payments we required the Card owner to be present during the move with a valid Government issued ID for security reasons.

THE MOVERS CHICAGO does require A deposit AND cancellation fees are waived if canceled 48 hours before move date, so there is no downside to booking your move early. If you have any last-minute changes on your moving plan, our team will do everything they can to re-schedule your move.

THE MOVERS CHICAGO provides all types of moving services including local moving (as long as it stays within Illinois), office and commercial building  moves,(link to commercial moving page) piano moving, even art and antique moving.(link to special item moving )

We service local moves within the entire state of Illinois (link to service areas page)

THE MOVERS CHICAGO offers pianos moving services, we would be happy to relocate it for you. Pool tables- We recommend a dedicated professional pool table company to disassemble and reassemble your prized pool table.

Tipping is certainly optional, but our crews appreciate it if you decide to provide gratuity for exceptional service. The amount is left to your discretion, but we recommend $5-$10 per mover per hour of excellent service.
While damage is rare, extenuating circumstances do sometimes occur that can result in damaged articles. Our team will always do our best to repair any damages quickly and to your satisfaction, but if you need to report a damage claim, simply contact your move coordinator and they will work with you to take care of everything right away.

All OUR moves Include loading, transport, unloading, disassembly, and reassembly of furniture, and all moving equipment (dollies, straps, and tools).  Custom floor and wall protection are available by request.   Any additional custom services, charges, or conditions relating to your move, will be included in your cost breakdown.  Additional services can also be requested to be added on the day of the move.  Two wardrobe box rentals will be provided free of charge on the day of your move, which can be used for hanging clothes, bedding, pillows. Additional wardrobe cartons can be rented.  large speed packs (oversized bins) will also be included with each move and can be placed on wheels to easily transport loose items.

While basic moving equipment is standard with each move, your move coordinator will itemize any additional materials you may need access to on move day.

An estimate is just that, an estimate, so it is possible the actual hours of move may differ slightly. To ensure you only pay for the time you use, all bills are prorated to the closest 15 minutes (after the 2.5-hour minimum has been met).
While you are more than welcome to help get things ready for the moving crew, our insurance does not allow anyone other than THE MOVERS CHICAGO crew members to load and unload the moving truck. We encourage you to take this time to kick back and relax as the heavy lifting gets done for you!

You can request your free moving quote by contacting us through our website, Provide details about your move, such as the size of your home, moving date, and any specific services you require.

The cost of a move depends on factors such as the distance of the move, the size of your household, the number of belongings, the need for packing services, and any additional services you may require.
Yes, our movers are licensed and insured. We prioritize the safety of your belongings and ensure that our team meets all necessary industry standards.
Absolutely. Our experienced movers are trained to handle specialty items, including pianos, antiques, artwork, and other delicate or valuable possessions.
We provide a moving checklist to help you prepare. This includes packing tips, a timeline for preparation, and guidance on how to organize your belongings for a smooth moving day.
Yes, we offer professional packing services. Our team can handle the entire packing process, ensuring that your items are packed securely and efficiently.
Certainly. If you prefer to pack your own items, we can provide you with packing supplies and guidance on proper packing techniques to ensure the safety of your possessions during the move.
We understand that unexpected delays can occur. Our team is flexible and will work with you to accommodate any changes in the schedule. Communication is key, so keep us informed of any issues or adjustments.
Yes, we provide tracking information for your shipment. You can contact our customer service team for real-time updates on the location and estimated arrival time of your belongings.
We use high-quality packing materials, secure loading techniques, and well-maintained vehicles to ensure the safety of your belongings. Additionally, our movers are trained to handle items with care.
While we take every precaution to prevent damage, accidents can happen. In the rare event of damage, we have a claims process in place to address and resolve any issues promptly.
It’s advisable to contact us as early as possible to ensure availability, especially during peak moving seasons. However, we understand that moves may be planned on short notice, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.
The cost of hiring professional movers varies based on factors such as the distance of the move, the size of the home, and additional services required. Request a personalized quote for accurate pricing.
It’s recommended to schedule your move as early as possible, especially during peak moving seasons. Booking a few months in advance ensures availability and often results in better rates.
While tipping is not mandatory, it is a common practice to tip movers for their hard work. The typical range is 5-10% of the total moving cost, divided among the crew.
The duration of a move depends on various factors, including the distance, the size of the home, and the volume of belongings. Professional movers can provide estimated timelines based on these factors.

These are informational details and move prices change depending on each customer specific needs and volume of items moved. If you also require packing services, Let your moving consultant know ahead of time.

The average price for moving a small studio apartment in Chicago is $350- $500.
The average price for moving a 1 Bedroom apartment in Chicago is $450-$700.
The average price for moving a 2 Bedroom apartment in Chicago is $650-$950.
The average price for moving a 3+ Bedroom apartment in Chicago is $800-$1200.

Being as specific as possible when providing your inventory and move details helps you avoid surprise charges on move day.

Start by decluttering and packing items you don’t use frequently. Create a moving timeline, gather packing supplies, and notify relevant service providers about your move. Refer to a comprehensive moving checklist for details.

While moving companies provide basic valuation coverage, it may not fully cover the replacement cost of your belongings. Purchasing additional moving insurance is recommended for added protection.
Moving services have generally been deemed essential during the pandemic. However, it’s advisable to check with your moving company and follow recommended safety guidelines.
Clearly communicate with your movers about valuable or fragile items. Consider packing them separately, and if necessary, transport them yourself to ensure their safety.
Communicate any changes in your moving date with your moving company as early as possible. They will do their best to accommodate changes and adjust the schedule accordingly.
Moving companies typically offer a claims process to address damaged items. Ensure you understand the company’s policies on damage claims and follow the appropriate procedures.

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    Why Choose THE MOVERS, LLC

    Our mission is to deliver peace of mind to each of our customers, every move, every time. Whether you use THE MOVERS, LLC for the only relocation you will ever have or work with our experienced team members on a regular basis- like many of our regular clients- your needs are important to us. Reach out and you’ll notice the difference.

    10+ Years of Experience

    We serve over 1000 happy customers every year.

    No Surprises on Your Estimate

    We break down all cost upfront including packing and travel’s fees, others don’t.

    Personalized Service

    Your agent will walk you through the moving process and you can reach them any time, via text, call and email.

    4.9 Star Rating

    With 4.9 out of 5 Reviews on Google Our customer’s experiences with us speak for themselves.

    Never Left in the Dark

    During each phase of your move, we notify you with updates via text.

    Additional Coverage Available

    If you’re concerned about insurance for your items during your move, ask your agent for extra coverage.

    Based on 109 reviews
    Deepak Melwani
    Deepak Melwani
    Amazing service. Clear pricing. Fast. Available when you need them. Respectful. Careful with stuff!
    The best and easiest moving experience! Brian, Julian & Julio were great. I will be using again
    Brian McClain
    Brian McClain
    I don’t normally fill these out but this company was absolutely excellent! David provided great customer service from start to finish and the crew was amazing. Leo, Julian, and Brian worked tirelessly for 13 hours straight. I couldn’t believe it! From the moment Leo stepped out of the truck his charisma and friendly demeanor made us feel very comfortable. They walked through the entire process with us and even stopped at times to help with side things I needed help with. They were very helpful and I’ve never seen a group of guys work harder than this even when I worked in construction. Usually a cheaper price means the service isn’t as good but NOT the case with this company…The price is not only WAY better than most movers but their work ethic was top notch. If you are looking to move do yourself a favor and choose these guys to help you!!
    Sherry Purnell
    Sherry Purnell
    All 3 Movers were Amazing Outstanding extremely hardworking went way and beyond they was very friendly asked questions about what needs to go these are the best Movers we ever I love how the men's organize things also very reliable depending I'm going to let people know about this company and there reasonable I look forward to using these Men's again I know for sure I will be moving again hope these same guy there Awesome!!😊😇😘
    Taneka Taylor
    Taneka Taylor
    Some of the best movers I’ve worked with in Chicago! Brian, Julian and Misael were diligent while moving my Peloton Tread. They dissembled it carefully, moved it to my new place and then re-assembled. I would absolutely recommend them!
    Brian and Julian did an incredible job! They handled all of my item with care in a fast and efficient way. Very nice and polite man I world highly recommend to everyone I know. I couldn’t have asked for a smoother move.The Movers LLC are the best in the business! I will be using them again. You all are incredible!
    Mahogany Smith
    Mahogany Smith
    very professional company will use again.
    Justin Kistler
    Justin Kistler
    Brian, Julián, and Misael from The Movers LLC were very professional, accommodating, hard working, kind, and efficient. I would highly recommend this company and will likely use them again in the future.
    Jim Naz
    Jim Naz
    Excellent in every respect. The crew worked very hard knew what they were doing were a conscientious and followed up perfectly. I can’t write them highly enough I would recommend to anyone considering a move in the city.
    David Kabic
    David Kabic
    Great service! Very professional. Strongly recommend!
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