5 Movers in the Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge area 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, Waterloo and Cambridge area – presenting an easy comparison that allows you to see clearly.  

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Waterloo Ontario

Swan Moving and Storage – A locally owned moving company that has a great reputation.

Swan Moving and Storage was originally founded by a local student, who wanted to make some money during his studies. The company did well and has gone from strength to strength since that day, as evidenced by its BBB accreditation and good online feedback. If you are looking for a locally run company in the area, then Swan Moving and Storage is an excellent choice.

  • Pricing – 3 men and one truck rate is from $150 to $170.
  • Areas Covered – Province of Ontario
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ (Accredited since 2001) What is this?
  • Member of CAM – No What is this?
  • In business since – 1974

Reviews of Swan Moving and Storage

  • Google reviews: 3.9 stars based on 20+ reviews
  • Facebook reviews: 4.9 out of 5 based on 20+ reviews

Services offered by Swan Moving and Storage

  • Residential Moves
  • Commercial Moves
  • Storage
  • Packing
  • Piano Moving

Macho Movers – A hardworking and professional moving company.

A company that is defined by hard work Macho Movers has quickly earnt a reputation for professional moving services in the Southwestern Ontario area. It has excellent reviews on both Google and Facebook and is BBB accredited, ensuring that it is a company that you can trust to deliver a professional and easy move.

  • Pricing – 2 guys for $120/hour or 3 guys for $150/hour
  • Areas Covered – Southwest Ontario
  • Better Business Bureau rating –A+ (Accredited since 2015) What is this?
  • Member of CAM – No What is this?
  • In business since – 2015

Reviews of Macho Movers

  • Google reviews: 5 stars based on 30+ reviews 
  • Facebook reviews: 4.9 out of 5 based on 40+ reviews

Services offered by Macho Movers

  • Moving
  • Packing
  • Junk Removal
  • Oddball Requests – just ask no job is too strange for them

Mike the Mover Ltd – A historic moving company with an excellent reputation.

One of the best moving companies in the area, Mike the Mover LTD, has been satisfying customers for almost half a century. During this time, it has earnt an excellent reputation for professionalism, as evidenced by its good online feedback, while it is also a member of all the relevant industry organisations, including CAM. This all serves to ensure that Mike the Mover LTD. is an excellent choice for anyone seeking to move Kitchener, Waterloo or Cambridge.

  • Price – $180/hour for 3 men
  • Areas Covered – Local and Long-distance moves
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ (Accredited since 1995)
  • Member of CAM – Yes
  • In business since – 1973

Reviews of Mike the Mover

  • Google reviews: 4.3 stars based on 45+ reviews
  • Facebook reviews: 4. 8 out of 5 based on 41 reviews

Services offered by Mike the Mover

  • Residential Moves
  • Commercial Moves
  • Storage
  • Packing

Wilke Movers LTD. – A moving company that has been satisfying customers for almost a century

Wilke Movers LTD. are the oldest moving company in the area, having been founded almost a century ago. They were purchased by their current owner in 1989 and have continued to deliver excellent service to local people. If you are seeking a professional mover with a proven track record then they may just be the one for you.

  • Price –$115 per hour + extra charges (estimate for a 2-bedroom house)
  • Areas Covered –Local and Long-distance moves
  • Better Business Bureau rating – A+ (Accredited since 1992)
  • Member of CAM – No
  • In business since – 1924 (purchased by current owners in 1989)

Reviews of Wilke Movers

  • Google reviews: 4.3 stars out of 10+ reviews

Services offered by Wilke Movers

  • Free in-home consultations
  • Packing and Unpacking services
  • Moving boxes and supplies
  • Cross-border Moving
  • Senior Moving
  • Container Storage
  • In-home furniture moving

Two men and a Truck Cambridge– Canada’s largest moving company with a well-earnt reputation for efficiency.

Two Men and A Truck is the largest Canadian Moving company, with a well earnt reputation for efficiency and trustworthiness. They are members of CAM, are BBB accredited and have earnt a 4.2 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 – Around $80-100 per hour for two men and a truck.
  • 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 Cambridge

  • Google reviews: 4.2 stars based on 90 reviews (local branch)
  • Two men and a truck website: 4.8 out of 5 based on 962 reviews (local branch)

Services offered by Two Men and A Truck Cambridge

  • 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 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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