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Illinois, IL - Best Moving Companies & Movers

Illinois, IL - Best Moving Companies & Movers

A Quick Overview of Illinois

Did you know that “Illinois” derives its name from a Native American word that means “tribes of superior men”? What an apt name for an awesome place.

The state of Illinois became a state on December 3, 1818, since then, it has evolved in terms of culture, history and abundance.

Today, the state of Illinois is thriving in the fields of manufacturing, agriculture, coal mining and oil production. The state manufactures various products including food and agricultural products, chemicals, industrial machinery, transportation equipment, and computer peripherals. In the bustling Chicago district, commerce also is on the rise thanks to great iron, steel, a railroad center, and a world-class port.

Moving to Illinois? Here are Some Things You Need to Know

If you want to become a member of the “tribes of superior men”, you have to prepare yourself thoroughly for an Illinois move.

Here are some things that you need to know about relocation and finding a good moving company:

  • Plan your move months in advance. Rushing things will lead to disasters and increased cost too!
  • Plan out how you will do your move. Will you opt for a self-move or will you hire full-service movers? Hiring full-service movers will speed up your move and lessen your physical effort. Some people think that a self-move is cheaper, but once you include all of the transportation and road trip costs, you’ll see that it’s not a wise option.
  • Start your packing at least 2 months before your actual moving date. Start with the items you rarely use and work your way up into the essentials.
  • When packing stuff, begin with packing smaller items. That way, you’ll have more space for the bigger furniture which may need some disassembling.
  • Don’t try to do everything on your own. Always seek assistance either from friends and family, or from professional movers. You might end up breaking your back, or damaging your goods.
  • Ask about insurance policies if you want to be 100% sure about the safety of your items. Most moving companies offer this, but third party carriers also work.

A Convenient Way to Look for Movers

Here’s a good rule of thumb when looking for movers- always get quotes from at least 3 companies. That way, you’ll have options and the chance to compare services.

It’s a good thing that Top Mover Quotes is here. With just a few simple clicks, we can connect you directly with 6-8 top Illinois movers within the day. TMQ is the industry leader in online moving quotes, and the best thing about it is that we offer our services to you for free!

Try it today and experience a fast and hassle-free move to Illinois.

Top Moving Companies in the Area

  • Calling All Cargo Moving & Storage
    Calling All Cargo Moving & Storage
    • Specialties

      Calling All Cargo Moving and Storage is a veteran owned and operated company. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality moving and storage service while making personal connections with each and every customer. We do this by paying attention to the details and listening to the needs and wants of our customers at each step of the move. The view of the Cargo Team is that each move is an opportunity to "Change a Life" and ensuring 100% customer satisfaction is their number one priority.

    • History

      Established in 2007 Since opening Calling All Cargo has seen big gains despite a tough economic climate. We have high standards for the employee selection process and view the companies growth as a direct reflection of the men and women who work there.

    • Meet the Business Owner: Mike C.

      Mike Carlton, CEO, of Calling All Cargo,LLC grew up in Parma,Ohio. Mike needed to make a change in life and after graduating high school Mike entered the Marine Corps. He served as a Scout Sniper for 5 years and traveled all around the world to places including: Panama, Okinawa, Korea, Spain, Macedonia, Kosovo, ect. After an honorable discharge Mike moved to Boston and worked as a Mover while working on a business degree. He graduated with Cum Laude at Salem State College School of Business. Mike continued to gain a wealth of knowledge in the Moving Industry as a Branch Manager in Washington DC. Eventually, Mike knew he really wanted to live in NH. So in 2007, Mike, his wife Julie and dog Oliver all moved to Dover NH and opened a brand new venture, Calling All Cargo,LLC. Mike has a true love of community and gives back when he can. Some of the sponsorships include: WomenAid, A Safe Place, Childrens Museum of NH, MDA, Barrington Youth Asscociation, VFW. user photo

  • Starck Van Lines
    Starck Van Lines
    • Specialties

      Household Goods MovingInterstate MovingIntrastate MovingLocal MovesOffice MovesInternational MovesStoragePro Mover

    • History

      Established in 1922 Starck Van Lines is a family owned and operated business founded in 1922. For 89 years we have been a trusted resource for families moving from coast to coast. As a full service mover, we have received awards of distinction for service excellence. We are proud to have earned the highest of rankings with the Better Business Bureau as an A+ business. .

  • Yankee Building Movers, LLC
    Yankee Building Movers, LLC
    • Specialties

      Yankee Building Movers has over 45 years experience raising and moving all types of structures. From small camps and garages to large historic homes and commercial buildings, Yankee will always provide you with an honest days work for an honest days pay.Yankee Building Movers is a Veteran and Woman owned business. We are committed to giving our clients the best job completed at the best price. We offer free estimates and often can give a ballpark figure within 24 hours. Most clients find this particularly helpful when considering whether a move is financially feasible without a lot of time or money invested. House Moving - Building Moving - House Jacking - Shoring

    • History

      Established in 2006 Yankee Building Movers has over 42 years experience raising and moving all types of structures. From small camps and garages to large historic homes and commercial buildings, Yankee will always provide you with an honest days work for an honest days pay. Yankee Building Movers is a Veteran and Woman owned business. We are committed to giving our clients the best job completed at the best price. We offer free estimates and often can give a ballpark figure within 24 hours! Most clients find this particularly helpful when considering whether a move is financially feasible without a lot of time or money invested. Because of our honest values and project success, we enjoy repeat business from both contractors and homeowners alike.

    • Meet the Business Owner: Richard M.

      Owner Rich McCormack has been moving buildings since 1969 after returning home as a young Marine from the Vietnam War. After working several years for award winning movers, Northeast Building Movers and Expert House Movers of MD, Rich and his family have formed their own local business right here in his native NH to especially help protect some of our finest historic buildings from demolition.

  • Personal Movers
    Personal Movers
    • Specialties

      Personal Movers - exceeding our customers' expectations since 1939. Our primary concern is the complete satisfaction of our clients, and it's reflected in our outstanding service. From the professionalism of our van operators and packers, to the helpfulness of our dispatchers and the integrity of our sales people, we continue to display a commitment to an amazing customer experience.

  • Allston Piano Moving, a Division of Gentle Giant
    Allston Piano Moving, a Division of Gentle Giant
    • Specialties

      Complete piano moving, including all types of pianos, harpsichords, and other keyboard instruments Piano rentals: Offered through our sister company, Piano Rentals of Boston. If your piano is being repaired, we can move it to and from the repair shop and arrange a rental piano so you are not deprived of Music while your instrument is being repaired. Other piano services: At Allston Piano Moving Company, we know and care about pianos. If you are in need of a recommendation, please call us; we can recommend piano tuners, technicians, or appraisers in your area.

    • History

      Established in 1955 At Allston Piano Moving Company, moving is a highly skilled trade, passed down from parents to children and between generations.

    • Meet the Business Owner: Robert F.

      Owner Robert Franklin was born into a family-owned moving business, Allston Moving Company, founded by his father in 1955. He says, "I grew up under what you might call an apprentice system. The career, professional movers were the ones you learned from. The tricks you picked up from these old-timers helped make you better at your job, but even more importantly, they passed on a sense of pride in the trade." user photo

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