5 Movers in Kitchener that you can trust

Few things in life are as stressful as moving – whether it is a residential home, an office or a storage locker, packing everything you own in a logical, safe and organised way is always difficult (and that’s if everything goes to plan). A good moving company who offers a fair price, treats your belongings with care and respect and works efficiently is absolutely essential to your move being successful. But, how do you find one of these? The internet contains a labyrinth of review sites all providing conflicting reports on the quality or lack of quality for the various moving companies, making it very difficult to separate the good from the bad. At MovingWaldo we wanted to help guide people through this maze, which is why we collated information about the five best moving companies in the Kitchener – presenting an easy comparison that allows you to see clearly.  

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Metropolitan Movers has been operational since 2010, growing their business with every passing year. They have an excellent referral rate and countless repeat clients. They specialize in commercial and residential moving services. Whether you require packing, moving or storage, Metropolitan Movers will accomodate all their clients needs with a smile and professionalism to its highest standard.

  • Price – Available on demand
  • Areas Covered – Kitchener, Waterloo and all surrounding areas
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+
  • Member of CAM – Yes
  • In business since – 2010

PROS

CONS

  • Provides industrial, commercial and residential moving, packing and storage solutions
  • Assembly and Disassembly of furniture and workstations
  • Packing supplies
  • Special item handling such as Piano / Pool table
  • Do not offer portable storage
  • Do not offer international shipping
  • End month dates fill up fast
  • Do not accept personal cheques

Reviews of Metropolitan Movers

  • Google reviews: 4.0 stars based on 23+ reviews for the Kitchener branch

Services offered by Metropolitan Movers

  • Moving and deliveries
  • Apartments and condo moving
  • Disassembly and Assembly
  • Packing / Unpacking
  • Delivery of packing materials
  • Storage of various sizes
  • Piano/ Pool table moving
  • Commercial and residential services

BigSteelBox is a Canadian-owned and operated container moving and storage company that makes moving and storage feel better! They can move you across town, or across Canada. Their local moving price includes the 1-month rental of a 20′ BigSteelBox, so you can pack at your pace, and all movements of the container. Plus, if you need storage in between homes that’s no problem because storage is built right into their moving service and easy to add on.

From their storage facility in Ayr, ON, they’re able to provide moving services and portable storage container rentals and sales to residential and business customers in Kitchener-Waterloo, and several cities and towns in southwestern Ontario. Whether you need secure storage at home or on the job site, or you’re moving to a new home, BigSteelBox can help.

  • Pricing – $404*
  • Areas Covered –Kitchener-Waterloo and the surrounding area
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ What is this?
  • Member of CAM – No What is this?
  • In business since – 1999

* Price includes the 1-month rental of a 20′ BigSteelBox, empty delivery, movement of the container to your new home, and empty pick up. Price is subject to change without notice and does not include taxes. Price is based on moves within the local service area of this city only. Additional charges may apply to frieght for customers outside the local service area.

PROS

CONS

  • Multiple locations
  • Storage in between homes
  • Extremely secure containers
  • Take your time packing
  • Limited service for condo/apartment buildings*
  • Packing/loading service an additional cost

*Unless you have space for the container for at least one month. 

Reviews of BigSteelBox Moving & Storage

  • Google reviews: 4.7 stars based on 40 Reviews

Services offered by BigSteelBox Moving & Storage

  • Local Moving
  • Long Distance Moving
  • Commercial Moving & Storage Container
  • Moving Storage at Your Home
  • Storage at Our Location
  • Boxes and Packing Supplies
  • Packing Services
  • Free Quotes

Number 1 Movers isn’t just a name, it’s a state of mind! This is a young company with an experienced team (up to 15 years in the sector) and very good reviews from customers. They are doing their best to give you the highest quality moving service at the lowest price. Professionalism and friendliness, two words that describe perfectly No. 1 Movers. Contact them directly, you’ll see!

  • Pricing – $119/h
  • Areas Covered – Local Moving Locations: The Greater Toronto Area
    Long Distance Moving: Ontario
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ – What is this?
  • Member of CAM – No What is this?
  • In business since – 1998

Reviews of Number 1 Movers

  • Google reviews: 4.6 stars based on 124 reviews 
  • HomeStars reviews: 9.2 out of 10 based on 24+ reviews

Services offered by Number 1 Movers

  • Local moving
  • Long distance moving
  • Packing services
  • Moving boxes

Stallion Movers is a moving company based in Waterloo Region. They started in 2015 as a delivery company but transitioned to a full moving company after finding that there was a need for Seniors specialized moving. With a caring approach and an experienced team, they are able to meet the unique needs of a variety of individuals at different life stages. They can do everything from retirement focused moves and moving items within homes, right down to loading storage containers or local moves for anybody interested. The best part about Stallion Movers is that their top priority is customer experience; they make sure that they beat everyone when it comes to professional communication, beginning with the first time you talk to them on the phone. They help you to worry less about your move by getting the job done right the first time. Stallion Movers, let them be your work horses!

  • Price – Available on demand
  • Areas Covered – Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, & Guelph and Surrounding Areas
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+
  • In business since – 2015

PROS

CONS

  • Member of the Living Wage Company (They pay our workers properly!)
  • Member of KW Chamber of Commerce
  • Seniors moving specialists
  • Best for smaller moves (studio, up to 3 bedrooms)
  • In-home Moving
  • Dump Runs/Junk removal
  • Pick-up/Drop-off (stores, Kijiji, Facebook, Auctions, Etc.)
  • Do not offer long distance moving
  • Limited service for large homes (5+ bedrooms)

Reviews of Stallion Movers

  • Google reviews: 5 stars 
  • Facebook reviews: 4.9 stars

Services offered by Stallion Movers

  • Local Moving
  • Senior Moving
  • Moving Supplies
  • Un-boxing, Set-up, Install
  • Labeling
  • Packing
  • Dump Runs / Junk Removal
  • Donation Drop-off
  • Furniture Assembly
  • Moving Supply Sales w/Free Delivery
  • In-Home Moving
  • Pick-up and/or Drop-off  (Stores, Kijiji, Facebook, Auctions, etc.)

5. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the largest franchisor of the industry in Canada, with a well earnt reputation for efficiency and trustworthiness. They are members of CAM, are BBB accredited and have earnt a 4.6 out of 5 rating on Google. This makes them ideal for anyone who wants to move with a large and friendly corporation that offers pretty much every moving service that you could imagine.

  • Price – Available on demand
  • Areas Covered – Ontario, Local Area, Canada and International Moves
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ (Accredited since 2016)
  • Member of CAM – Yes
  • In business since – 2011

Reviews of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

  • Google reviews: 4.6 stars with 303 reviews

Services offered by TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

  • Local moving
  • Business moving
  • Long distance moving
  • Packing services
  • Moving boxes and supplies
  • Corporate relocations/ office moves
  • Apartment moves/condo moves
  • Storage moves
  • Senior moves and student moves
  • Internal moves
  • Home staging/restaging
  • Storage
  • Junk removal
Additional notes

Prices, availability, ratings and reviews may all vary over time. MovingWaldo does its best to provide accurate data and information, but cannot be held responsible for any information regarding the companies featured in this article. Unless noted otherwise, MovingWaldo is not taking part in any partnership with the above companies. 

What’s the BBB? BBB stands for Better Business Bureau and is a North-American organisation whose mission is to help buyers and sellers trust each other. Its rating is based on the number of complaints that a company may receive and how the company handles these complaints. We try to always recommend companies that have A- or higher ratings. 

What’s CAM?  CAM stands for Canadian Association of Movers. It’s Canada’s only trade association for movers whose goal is to help its members evolve in the industry, while setting a standard of ethics and practices for moving companies. While it is a great way to gain credibility, not all moving companies are part of CAM.

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