5 Movers in Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville 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 Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and the surrounding area  – presenting an easy comparison that allows you to see clearly.  

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Bayfront Park Hamilton

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), an A at the BBB Rating 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: 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

Metropolitan Movers is an award-winning moving company with multiple offices across Canada. It has been operational since 2007 and is rated A+ by the BBB. It has won a series of awards, including the 2012 Consumer Choice Award, the Canadian Franchisees Choice Award between 2014 and 2018, alongside the Top Choice Award between 2014 and 2018. They offer a range of traditional moving services, making them an excellent choice for anyone looking for a professional mover in the Hamilton, Oakville and Burlington areas.

  • Price – Available on demand
  • Areas Covered –The entire of Canada
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+
  • Member of CAM – Yes
  • In business since – 2007

Reviews of Metropolitan Movers

  • 4.9 stars out of 10 Google reviews (Oakville)
  • 3.6 stars out of 21 Google reviews (Hamilton)
  • 4.2 stars out of 5 Google reviews (Burlington)

Services offered by Metropolitan Movers

  • Delivering packing materials
  • Disassembling
  • Packing
  • Moving and deliveries
  • Storage
  • Unpacking
  • Assembling

3. Taylor Moving and Storage

Taylor Moving and Storage is one of the oldest moving companies in Canada, having been in operation for more than half a century. During that time, it has earnt an excellent reputation, which is demonstrated by its BBB accreditation and excellent online ratings. It remains family-run and owned, making it perfect for anyone who wants a friendly local moving service.

  • Pricing – $135 per hour
  • Areas Covered –Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville and around
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ (Accredited since 2006) What is this?
  • Member of CAM – No What is this?
  • In business since – 1959

Reviews of Taylor Moving and Storage

  • Google reviews: 4.2 stars based on 55+ reviews
  • HomeStars reviews: 7.7 out of 10 based on 40+ reviews

Services offered by Taylor Moving and Storage

  • Local Moving
  • Moves within Canada
  • Cross-Border Moving
  • Corporate Relocation
  • Storage

4. Burloak Moving and storage

Burloak Moving and Storage is intensely proud of its backstory – founded by a pair of Bulgarian immigrants, it has grown into one of the most popular moving companies in the Hamilton area. It is BBB accredited and has amazing online feedback, ensuring that all customers can trust that they will get an exceptional moving service. All of this and more means that Burloak Moving and Storage will be at the top of many Ontarian’s moving lists.

  • Price –$160/hour for a truck with three man and $60 for fuel
  • Areas Covered – Mostly Burlington and Oakville
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ (accredited since 2018)
  • Member of CAM – No
  • In business since – 2004

Reviews of Burloak Moving and storage

  • Google reviews: 4.8 stars out of 45+ reviews
  • HomeStars: 9.4 out of 10 based on 35+ reviews

Services offered by Burloak Moving and storage

  • Residential Moving
  • Full-service moving
  • 3rd party storage
  • Packing services

5. Smart Movers Hamilton

Smart Movers Hamilton is a professional moving company that puts trust and efficacy at the heart of everything they do. They are renowned for the quality of the communication between the customer and the company – with each client being assigned their own specialist manager. This has earnt them an excellent online rating and ensures that they are a good choice for anyone who is planning a move in Hamilton or the surrounding area.

  • Price – $95 per hour for 2 Movers
  • Areas Covered – Hamilton and Long-Distance Moves – Local branches
  • Better Business Bureau rating – B
  • Member of CAM – No
  • In business since – 2010

Reviews of Smart Movers Hamilton

  • Google reviews: 4.8 stars based on 150+ reviews
  • HomeStars reviews: 9.2 out of 10 based 255+ reviews

Services offered by Smart Movers Hamilton

  • Residential Moving
  • Long Distance Moving
  • Storage
  • Piano and Pool Table Moving
  • Cargo Moving
  • Garbage 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 the CAM? CAM stands for Canadian Association of Movers. It is an association of movers who’s goal is to help its members evolve in the industry, while setting a standard for moving companies. While it is a great way to gain credibility, not all moving companies are part of the CAM. 

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