Find a local mover in Louisville, KY

Find local movers in Louisville, KY

Find local movers in Louisville, KY

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Find local movers in Louisville, KY

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Top 10 local moving companies in Louisville, KY

Homeowners agree: these Louisville local movers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Kentuckiana Moving, LLC - Long Distance Movers / Long Distane Moving Company

Kentuckiana Moving, LLC - Long Distance Movers / Long Distane Moving Company

New on HomeGuide
8+ years in business
Serves Louisville, KY
Kentuckiana Moving, LLC is a Top-Rated Local & Long Distance Moving Company servicing the entire United States. We are located in New Albany, Indiana but service within 500 miles of our office. With over 10+ 26' Box trucks, 21 professional movers, and over 3000+ 5-Star reviews. We are ranked as the Top Moving Company in Indiana with a Top 3 ranking in the Louisville, KY area.
Labor Loading Hauling Moving And More

Labor Loading Hauling Moving And More

12+ years in business
Serves Louisville, KY
Jasmine says, "Very professional. Quick & careful movers." Read more
BrighterFaith General Contracting Services

BrighterFaith General Contracting Services

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Louisville, KY
seeing the customers face after a job well done. Seeing there dreams become reality
Mike’s Handyman Service

Mike’s Handyman Service

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Louisville, KY
I will do anything you need done and will beat anyone's price. I will work hard and get the job done in a timely manner. I take great pride in my work.I enjoy helping you with your service and knowing I did a good job and knowing that the customer was satisfied. I have 10 years experience in handyman work. I love the work I do I take pride in it and I work hard to get the job done in a timely manner. I like helping people with the things they need help with.
711 Hauling

711 Hauling

New on HomeGuide
56+ years in business
Serves Louisville, KY
We can haul just about anything!

Your Local Moving (under 50 miles) questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much do movers cost for a local move?

Professional local movers cost $300 to $1,500 on average, depending on the home's size. Local moving companies charge $50 to $200 per hour, depending on the number of movers, if it includes packing, unpacking, or reassembly, and if there are specialty items such as a pool table.

What is the cheapest way to move?

The cheapest way to move is renting a U-Haul truck or a PODS moving container, then hiring movers by the hour to help. Save by packing all your belongings yourself. Full-service movers are the cheapest when scheduling during the off-season in late fall, winter, or early spring.

What do full-service moving companies provide?

Full-service moving companies include equipment and supplies, packing and loading boxes, furniture disassembly and loading, transportation, unloading the truck, reassembling the furniture, and unpacking boxes. Full-service movers may also provide storage and offer specialty moves for pool tables, safes, and pianos.

What is considered a local move vs. a long-distance move?

A local move is less than 50 miles and does not cross state lines. A long-distance move is typically 100 to 400 miles or more or crosses over state boundaries. Local moves are charged at an hourly or flat rate, while longer interstate moves are priced by weight.

How much should you tip local movers?

Local movers should be tipped $20 per person for a half-day move or $40 per person for a full 8-hour day. Another option is to tip 5% to 10% of the total moving cost to split among the crew.

Are moving expenses tax deductible?

Moving expenses are no longer tax-deductible on federal tax returns due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. However, active US armed forces members with a permanent change of station can still write-off moving expenses. Also, some states still allow moving expense deductions on state tax returns.

Are moving companies essential services during COVID-19?

Yes, moving companies are considered essential services and are still operating during COVID-19.

How long do moving companies take?

Local moves take 4 to 8 hours on average, depending on the house's size and the number of movers. Long-distance interstate moves are delivered in 10 to 14 days on average, depending on the distance away.

Where can I find someone to help me move?

Start by searching our list of moving helpers, then compare reviews and costs. After finding and contacting potential candidates:

  • Get at least three estimates from local movers to compare.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select companies that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Verify their license, insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide, Google, the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA).
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a full itemized estimate in writing.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best movers near you.

What questions to ask a moving company?

When hiring a local mover, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Can you provide testimonials and references from past customers?
  • Do you take inventory of all my items?
  • What insurance coverage is available? Do you offer full-replacement value protection?
  • How do you calculate moving fees?
  • Are there any extra fees or surcharges I should be aware of?
  • Do you background check your employees?
  • How long moving take?
  • What does your warranty policy include?
  • How do you handle loss and damage claims?
  • Can you provide me a written binding estimate or contract?
  • What’s your payment schedule? And what payment methods are accepted?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Reviews for Louisville local moving companies

Recent success stories from people in the Louisville area.
I was relieved to see that truck pull up and the professionalism and care for my things like it was their own made me know I had picked the right guys for the job especially when they went above and beyond to help with some things that wasn't necessarily part of the job. Thanks guys for all that hard work and the extra mile you went as well.
Labor Loading Hauling Moving And More
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