How to find trustworthy moving companies in Toronto

There are hundreds of moving companies that do local moves in Toronto and the GTA. How do you choose the best one?

Moving is one of those strange activities that doesn’t happen too often, but is extremely important to your mental and financial well-being. It’s expensive, your stuff can be at risk of breaking, and since the whole process of moving is a royal pain in the you-know-what, working with a trustworthy Toronto moving company is crucial.

If you’re looking to hire a moving company for moving within Toronto or the GTA, here are some great resources to find reputable companies that can give you great service on moving day.

Homestars

http://homestars.com/on/toronto/moving-storage

With several hundred reviews for the top moving companies on Homestars, going with one of their top-ranked Toronto moving companies can give you peace of mind in knowing that Toronto-based customers have had great service. Homestars also has listings and reviews for a bunch of other services, like general contractors, junk removal and pest control.

The Better Business Bureau

http://www.bbb.org/kitchener/accredited-business-directory/movers/toronto-on

The Better Business Bureau provides grade-school-like rankings for a ton of different types of businesses, including movers. Choosing a company that gets an A+ rating by the BBB is often a good bet, since their rankings go up and down based on reviews and complaints from customers and clients.

Office of Consumer Affairs – Government of Canada

https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/oca-bc.nsf/eng/ca02029.html

OK, so this doesn’t provide a listings service for GTA movers, nor does it have reviews, but there’s some pretty handy information in here on what to look for when choosing a reliable moving company. It has several questions you should ask from the movers you’re considering, and gives recommendations of what to expect from the quote or estimate you receive from the company.

Do you know of a reputable or trustworthy Toronto or GTA moving company? Share the company’s name and your experience below.

Born on the Prairies, Erin Cardone grew up knowing there was more to life than canola fields and AAA Alberta Angus. So she escaped, living in Europe and Australia, white-knuckling it through plates of calf brains and raw horse meat, and learning languages she can't remember anymore. After a stint as a jaded, skeptical journalist, she changed tack and began writing rather awesome blogs and showing businesses that advertising is dead, so long live social media, with her businesses Legendary Social Media. She now splits her time between various Canadian cities, Costa Rica and wherever else the wind blows.

Pin It on Pinterest