Start Moving, Inc.

4.1 | 29 Verified Ratings
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Start Moving, Inc.

4.1 | 29 Verified Ratings
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908-718-1200

2013 South Wood Avenue
Linden, NJ 07036
 
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Start Moving, Inc.


We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home as if it were our own. We offer a variety of moving services that are customizable to each individual project 3 hour minimum. You will find us to be competitively priced, paying close attention to the details of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guarantee your satisfaction! * Serious inquiries only please! Prices starting from as low as $350.00 and up.

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Service Area

  • Trenton
  • Newark
  • Paterson
  • Jersey City
  • New Brunswick
  • Edison
  • Elizabeth
  • Plainfield
  • Dover
  • Toms River
  • Clifton
  • Princeton
  • Red Bank
  • Morristown
  • East Orange
  • Totowa
  • Perth Amboy
  • Branchville
  • Paramus
  • Kearny
  • Westwood
  • Westfield
  • Belmar
  • Sayreville
  • Neptune
  • Hawthorne
  • Millstone Township
  • Eatontown
  • Brick
  • Orange
  • Secaucus
  • Summit
  • Wayne
  • Caldwell
  • Englewood
  • Mahwah
  • Montclair
  • Ridgewood
  • Hackensack
  • Somerset
  • Piscataway
  • Lakehurst
  • Basking Ridge
  • Whippany
  • Ridgefield Park
  • Township of Washington
  • Sparta
  • Manville
  • Phillipsburg
  • West Milford
  • Closter
  • Morganville
  • Randolph
  • Skillman
  • South Orange
  • Lodi
  • Florham Park
  • East Brunswick
  • Carteret
  • Elmwood Park
  • Ringwood
  • Mantoloking
  • Dunellen
  • Clark
  • Butler
  • Matawan
  • Hackettstown
  • Netcong
  • South Hackensack
  • Chatham
  • Verona
  • Tenafly
  • East Rutherford
  • Lawrence Township
  • Brielle
  • Pompton Lakes
  • Montville
  • Port Monmouth
  • Mount Tabor
  • Bloomfield
  • West Orange
  • Pequannock
  • Roselle
  • Bergenfield
  • Barnegat
  • Fairfield
  • Maywood
  • Lake Hopatcong
  • Millington
  • Plainsboro
  • Lavallette
  • Marlboro
  • Jackson
  • Franklin Lakes
  • Flanders
  • Stewartsville
  • Boonton
  • Colonia
  • Hasbrouck Heights
  • Dumont
  • See All >

Services Offered

Moving
  • Local, In-state Moving Service

Areas of Expertise

  • Moving In/Out State
  • Piano Moving
  • antique moving
  • full packing and unpacking services
  • patience

Product Brands Used

  • clean moving pads,new boxes,nylon straps

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
(Please call to confirm)
  • Free Estimates
  • Trip Charge
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Bilingual

Credentials

In Business Since: 2015
State Licensing
Trade: Household Goods Movers-Out of State US DOT#
License #: 2834862
Expiration: 12-31-2017
Trade: Household Goods Mover
License #: 39PM00115100
Expiration: 09-30-2017
Insurance
Type: General Liability
Amount: $2,000,000
Expiration: 11-24-2017
Type: Other
Amount: $200,000
Expiration: 12-03-2017
Type: Automotive
Amount: $1,000,000
Expiration: 11-24-2017
Screening
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

helping elderly citizens by providing discounts to senior citizens

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because i started as a mover and worked in every position in the industry and loved them all.

We started in this industry in 1996.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

 

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My Work
1 Projects
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5.0   |  
Review by in Trenton, NJ
The guys did a great job. They were very nice to work with; were quick to get in there and assess the job and get out.
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0.5   |  05-27-2017
I would never recommend them to anyone. They showed up with people they dragged off the street to move my personal items. They broke and damage several items. They did not meet any of the time lines and ended up costing me almost double the price of the quote.
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5.0   |  
Proffesional , take care of your furniture well . Nice to work with. Thanks
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5.0   |  
Review by in South Amboy, NJ
Project: Move a Piano
ABSOLUTELY THE BEST. My original plan had fallen through. I contacted this company at the last minute to move a piano originally. I found them through Home Advisor and took a chance. As my plans progressed I realized that I needed to move additional furniture from New Jersey to Brooklyn N.Y. Adam was extremely helpful with both explanation and pricing of services. The movers showed up promptly and proceeded in an extremely Professional manner. They were polite, careful and respectful. I would definitely recommend them and use again. CALL THEM NOW.
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5.0   |  
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Project: Find Moving Services - Local (Within State)
I was very happy. They were really nice. They did everything they could to make my move easier.
2.0   |  
I hired Start Moving to move some stuff recently. They were supposed to arrive between 9 - 10 a.m. on a Monday and call me when they left. At about 9:15 they called and told me that they'd arrive bt 10 and 10:30 which would've been fine but when they told me the updated estimated time, the driver told me that they'd arrive later because the vehicle wouldn't start and gave me an explanation about needing diesel gas and how the truck needed to warm up. At 10:30 I finally reconnected w/ the driver and was informed that the van / truck still wouldn't start. So, I asked them to send a different one and was told that they were all being used and that they had a special truck for me because it was a smaller job. I spoke w/ the drivers manager and he told me that he was trying to get it to go and would get right back to me. Eventually, he got back to me but he couldn't guarantee a time an apparently the other 3 trucks were in use? I had to commute over an hour EACH way myself just to get to my move pick up location, so it ended up taking a lot of my time to accomplish nothing. To be, fair, I understand that things can go wrong that cannot be controlled. So, I didn't want to write a negative review & rarely do so but feel compelled to write this one because despite the driver and his mngr apologizing when I cancelled that day, nobody from the office (my sales rep) ever followed up w/ me, including the person who I spoke with to arrange the move. I thought at a minimum, they'd call to try and apologize and hope to reschedule. After one full week they sent me a standard non personalized email from a template that they send to every home advisor Quote that they provide everybody as a general follow up w/o referencing what happened. I ended up hiring another mover that did a great job for me. It's no been 10 days and I still haven't heard from them. I gave them a "2" in two categories instead of a zero because incomplete is not an option.
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0.5   |  03-22-2017
Review by Wayne S. in Clark, NJ
Start moving does a poor job on explaining the insurance policy, how I can protect my furniture. Customer service is the worst I have every experienced in any industry. Company was unresponsive to on going issues.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Reseda, CA
It was fantastic. The move was great. The guys were fantastic, I've never seen anybody work so fast in my life. Yes they wrapped the furniture, they did a great job. No, no nothing was damaged. Like I said, it couldn't have gone any better than it did. Yes they gave me a price quote and actually the price was less than that. It took a lot less time, like I said I've never seen anybody work that fast.
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3.5   |  
Unfortunately..they had broken some of my Items. I'm still sorting it out with them..
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5.0   |  
I cannot say enough nice things about Start Moving. We recently moved from New Brunswick to Twin Rivers in record time. First of all, the customer service while planning the actual move is perfect. They're honest, straightforward in their pricing, and give you an idea of what you really need - no upselling. But the crew that came to actually move us was impecable. Although we paid by the hour, these guys hustled up and and down stairs, with incredibly heavy boxes. They were polite, helpful, and all of our furniture was handled professionally.
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