Moving day in Montreal is quickly approaching so it's time to get planning! While a new home promises new adventures and good times, the actual transportation of all your heavy furniture and endless boxes is not exactly fun. Combine that with our notoriously humid summers along with all the traffic you have to battle through to get to your new pad, and you're considering calling the whole thing off. You can handle those noisy neighbours and creepy landlord for another year, right?
Alright, so you found your dream apartment and now you need a dream moving company to make the transition as easy and as stress-free as possible. Well you're in luck because we rounded up some of the best in the city right here for your convenience.
1. Tandem Moving
What: Fully-licensed and insured independent moving company offering full residential and commercial services for local and long distance moves with a personal approach.
Why they're awesome: Quick, efficient, and always super careful, Tandem have their own fleet of trucks and a highly experienced crew. They also provide packing and unpacking services, furniture disassembling/reassembling, as well as various storage options for your convenience. With a super friendly staff and transparent, affordable prices, you'll never be hit with any hidden fees or surprise charges. Tandem never overbooks which means movers are always on time so you don't have to stress come moving day. Instead of trying to bribe your friends into helping you move, let Tandem haul all your stuff this year.
2. Dynamic Moving and Transportation
Where: 9653 Rue Clément, Lasalle
What: Started in 2007 by 2 young Montrealers and has become the fastest growing professional moving company in the city.
Why they're awesome: Dynamic Moving delivers impeccable service at competitive and transparent prices. All the movers receive expert training in proper moving techniques and use only the highest quality equipment and gear. They offer the best service guarantee in the industry (their online reviews prove it) and will repair/replace any damaged article at zero cost and zero deductible to the client. You can also feel good about moving since for every household Dynamic Moving helps move this season, a tree will be planted in the Montreal area.
3. DMB Transport
Where: 532 Rue de la Métairie, Île des Soeurs
What: Local and long distance residential moving services as well as commercial delivery, trade show setup, and donation deliveries for local non-profit organizations.
Why they're awesome: Built from the ground up by the founder in his last year of university, DMB Transport has been moving Montrealers since 2006, achieving a solid reputation and growth thanks to a loyal customer base. With transparent service at affordable prices, DMB Transport is equipped to handle all of your moving needs whether you're a student, young professional, artist, small business, family, senior, or a non-profit. Being a boutique company, you can trust DMB's attention to detail, quality of service and personal approach, and DMB also offers 10% off to students and seniors.
4. Déménagement Rive-Sud (GUSTAVE)
What: Family-owned company since 1984 that offers all the same services as the big multi-national brands.
Why they're awesome: Whether down the street or across the country, residential or business, Déménagement Rive-Sud offers friendly, professional customer service before, during and after your move. With no gimmicks or hidden costs, satisfy all of your moving needs in one place with storage and packing services provided as well as high-quality moving boxes and accessories. Trust Déménagement Rive-Sud to handle everything so you don't have to and they are fully-insured for your piece of mind.
5. Westmount Moving
Where: 592 Rue de Hull
What: Established in 1938, Westmount Moving offers professional local, long distance, international and commercial moving.
Why they're awesome: With more than 500 agent locations throughout North America, Westmount Moving is a world leader in relocation. Offering full-service packing & unpacking, disassembly/assembly services, residence protection pads, debris removal, storage and guaranteed pricing, Westmount Moving offers free estimates and their team of experienced packers will ensure all your possessions are safely and carefully wrapped, padded and loaded with expert care.
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6. Anber Moving
Where: 6282 Avenue de Vimy
What: Anber is Montreal's leading family-owned and operated residential and commercial moving company for over two decades.
Why they're awesome: Anber's honest, responsible and super friendly employees always make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible every time. They offer all-inclusive service including storage, packing, commercial and long-distance moving and pride themselves on their free and accurate moving estimates. All your items are handled with the utmost care and their honest, transparent pricing means no nasty surprises at the end and above all, peace of mind, so you can sit back and relax while they do all the lifting.