Top 5 Moving Companies in Etobicoke and the surrounding area

At MovingWaldo, we dedicated the recent years to actively comparing full moving services based on rigorous criteria and thorough verifications. In the last year, our platform helped 49,850 people in the GTA, and many people in Etobicoke discover highly recommended residential movers. You can trust that the 5 companies listed on this page are experienced, verified and fully insured. They can move you safely and securely into your new home.

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MovingWaldo's List of The 5 Best Moving Companies that you can trust in Etobicoke, ON

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4.8

Accommodate last-minute moves

Let's Get Moving and Storage

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Accreditations

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Pricing

  • Hourly price starting at $139 / hr for 2 movers after 2 hours minimum.
  • Travel time charge: Yes
  • Truck fee: No

Special items that requires special handling such as pianos, sports equipment or highly delicate items may be subject to additional charges.

Verified Credentials

  • 9 years of experience
  • BBB rating: B
  • Basic insurance of 0.60$ per pound protection. Company offers additional coverage up to ten ($10.00) dollars per pound.

Services offered

  • Local and long-distance moves (500 km)
  • Commercial and office moves
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Storage
  • Special item moves

Why this company is recommended by our experts

Initially drawn by its friendly owner, Tiam, we’ve recommended Let’s Get Moving to our GTA community since April 2020. We examined the company and were impressed by its great client reviews: 4.8 stars with 1,913 reviews on February 24th. It also had various accreditations, such as BBB and CAM. We were also captivated by its capacity to accommodate last-minute moves.

Let’s Get Moving handles it all: small moves (3 hours min.), larger residential moves (their 28 ft truck can carry 5 men), along with office and commercial moves.

The company can help if you are moving out of Toronto for distances up to 500 km, including moving to Ottawa and Montreal.

Local office

Etobicoke, ON

The company has been a MovingWaldo network partner since 2020

4.8

Wide availability

Miracle Movers Toronto

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Pricing

  • Hourly price starting at $135 / hr for 2 movers after 2 hours minimum.
  • Travel time charge: No
  • Truck fee: Yes

Special items, like pianos, sports equipment, or highly delicate items, require special handling. It may be subject to additional charges.

Verified Credentials

  • 13 years of experience
  • BBB rating: A
  • Basic insurance of 0.60$ per pound protection. Company offers additional coverage up to two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per pound.

Services offered

  • Local and long-distance moves (500 km)
  • Interprovincial moves (over 500 km)
  • Canada to US moves 
  • Commercial and office moves
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Storage
  • Special item moves

Why this company is recommended by our experts

Miracle Movers’ trucks are a common sight around Toronto. They come in a range of sizes, from 14 ft. to 26 ft., making them suitable for all move types. This includes small condo moves in downtown Toronto and large mansion moves in Bridle Path. In the high season, the company hires up to 30 workers, ensuring each household has enough movers for a smooth move.

Miracle Movers is a convenient option for anyone in the GTA because they accept move requests up to 90 km away from their warehouse in Markham.

For moves over 500 km, Miracle movers can assist you through its parent company, specialized in cross-country moves.

Local office

1415 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4T 1Y7

The company has been a MovingWaldo network partner since 2020

5

Quality moving experience

Parker's Moving Toronto

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Accreditations

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Pricing

  • Hourly price starting at $140 / hr for 2 movers after 4 hours minimum.
  • Travel time charge: Applies only if the client is outside the GTA.
  • Truck fee: Yes

Special items, like pianos, sports equipment, or highly delicate items, require special handling. It may be subject to additional charges.

Verified Credentials

  • 2 years of experience
  • BBB rating: A-
  • Basic insurance of 0.60$ per pound protection. Company policy is to fix and replace lost or damage belongings for up to $50,000 per truck under their care.

Services offered

  • Local moves (within the GTA)
  • Longer moves (under 150 km)
  • Commercial and office moves
  • Local moves

Why this company is recommended by our experts

One year ago, Aaron Parker, the owner of Parker’s Moving contacted our team to join our network of experienced movers. We were hesitant to meet with him at the time. His Toronto-based moving company was newly founded, making it difficult to establish customer satisfaction.

It took us one call to be mesmerized by Parker’s Moving ethic, business culture, and passionate approach to moving. As we write these lines, Parker’s Moving built a solid reputation with 5 stars over 218 Google reviews.

Specializing in larger moves, it has full-service movers conducting moves within 50 km of Toronto, including Mississauga, Burlington, Oakville & Oshawa. The company even offers full coverage health insurance to their workers, which is uncommon in the moving industry.

Please note that Parker’s Moving does not offer long-distance outside of Ontario. Also, the 4 hours minimum time to perform the job does not make them your best option for a small move.

Local office

7 Broadway Ave, Toronto, ON M4P 3C5

The company has been a MovingWaldo network partner since 2022

5

Organized and highly insured

Professional Movers Toronto

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Accreditations

Waldo verified

Pricing

  • Hourly price starting at $129 / hr for 2 movers after 2 hours minimum.
  • Travel time charge: No
  • Truck fee: Yes

Special items, like pianos, sports equipment, or highly delicate items, require special handling. It may be subject to additional charges.

Verified Credentials

  • 5 years of experience
  • BBB rating: A+
  • Your belongings are insured for up to six ($6.00) dollars per pound under their Full Value Protection.

Services offered

  • Local and long-distance moves (500 km)
  • Interprovincial moves (over 500 km)
  • Commercial and office moves
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Storage
  • White glove services

Why this company is recommended by our experts

Recommending Professional Movers Toronto is a no-brainer. We were impressed when we discovered this company. Its owners, Rupinder and Vishav, had everything in place to create a respected brand.

This company is highly rated, averaging 4.9 stars on 800+ Google reviews for their Toronto and Ottawa locations. They have also been accredited by BBB (A+) and CAM. Their insurance policy is unmatched as it covers up to 10 million dollars. Its insurance coverage is a suitable option for high value moves.

Most importantly, Professional Movers Toronto offers white glove services, which are types of “all-inclusive” moves with special coordination. It includes professional packing, unpacking, storage services at their Mississauga warehouse and more.

The company offers a range of truck sizes, varying from 16 feet to 26 feet, enabling them to transport your belongings to any location in Ontario and Quebec.

Local office

Unit-20, 6625 Tomken Road, Mississauga, ON, L5T 2C2

The company has been a MovingWaldo network partner since 2021

4.8

Affordable movers

metropolitan movers

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Pricing

  • Hourly price starting at $100 / hr for 2 movers after 3 hours minimum.
  • Travel time charge: No
  • Truck fee: Yes

Special items, like pianos, sports equipment, or highly delicate items, require special handling. It may be subject to additional charges.

Verified Credentials

  • 12 years of experience
  • Basic insurance of $0.60 per pound protection. The company offers additional coverage with their Replacement Value Protection (RVP).

Services offered

  • Local moves and long-distance moves (up to 500 km)
  • Interprovincial moves (over 500 km)
  • Canada to US moves 
  • Commercial and office moves
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Storage

Why this company is recommended by our experts

As one of the most experienced moving companies in this list, Metropolitan Movers has been moving Torontonians for over 13 years. The company uses a sophisticated system to give an accurate estimate for your local, cross-country, or cross-border move. This reduces the chance of any unexpected issues. Above all, Metropolitan Movers offers top quality moving services at fair prices. In fact, the company offers some of the most competitive rates in the industry.

Local office

16 Spinnaker Way, Concord, ON L4K 2T8

The company has been a MovingWaldo network partner since 2020

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Conclusion

There are many mover services in the Greater Toronto area that can help you move into your new property. Any of these companies cover the most popular areas from Downtown Toronto, Liberty Village, The Beaches, Yorkville, and Scarborough Village or anywhere in Ontario. To get the best price, our research and verifications have established this listing of the best moving companies in GTA. If you do not find what you are looking for in this list, you should know that the city of Toronto has other well-rated moving companies to offer. For example, you could investigate movers like Cargo Cabbie, Rent-A-Son or AMJ Campbell who can also help you move your furniture from your elevator in Toronto to your new home in Mount Pleasant or simply give you a hand with your piano down the stairs.

Other authorities in the Canadian Moving industry

What’s the BBB?

BBB stands for Better Business Bureau and is a North American organization 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 aim to recommend companies with a minimum rating of A- or higher.

What’s CAM?

CAM stands for Canadian Association of Movers. It is Canada’s only trade association for movers whose goal is to help its members evolve in the industry, while setting a standard of ethics and practices for moving companies. While it is a great way to gain credibility, not all moving companies are part of CAM.

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Mathieu Paquette

The author of this article also acts as MovingWaldo’s booking agent. Matt, is an accomplished relocation specialist with over 6 years of experience in the industry. Matt has earned a CAM certification (Canadian Association Of Movers), Tariff Certification (Atlas Van Lines), and has an extensive business background. Before handing off everything you own, do your due diligence
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Provide Matt with your move criteria. He will calculate quotes from verified movers, using the same metrics. This will make it simple to compare and book your move.

Frequently asked questions

Hourly pricing is the most commonly used pricing model. It’s simple, the company will provide you with an hourly rate and charge you based on the time it takes to complete your move. The more prepared you are, the less it will cost.

In your quote, movers will provide you with an estimated labor time, so they can precisely estimate the final cost. 

Services considered in the labor time: 

  • Wrapping and protecting 
  • Dismantling and reassembling 
  • Packing/unpacking (additional service if requested)
  • Loading and unloading the truck 
  • Miscellaneous requests 
  • Driving from the pickup to the drop-off location (and to/from their office) 

To cover travel time and fuel, movers may charge you for the time it takes them to drive to and from their office. Alternatively, they may charge a pre-established truck fee, which will be based on the distance to be driven and the size of the truck. 

Certain services are included in the final price such as: basic insurance (release value protection), moving blankets, moving equipment and sometimes wardrobe boxes.

All moving companies have diverse fee-related policies. Generally, there is an added cost to your moving bill for packing and unloading specialty items. This is due to their fragility, which requires extra protection. It is also due to their weight, which requires more workers. Additionally, they may take up extra space in the truck which could end up requiring an additional truck.

The moving company may charge extra fees for heavy items like sports equipment and appliances. Extra fees may be charged for stairs above the second floor or overnight or storage fees if the move is not finished in one day. Also, fuel fees could apply, especially for longer distances.

There are two types of moving insurance protections: release value protection and full value protection. 

Release value protection covers the damages happening in the moving truck and can cover $0.60 per pound of the damaged item. The cost is typically included in the price and there is no deductible.  

Whereas, full value protection applies to damage done in the moving truck and in your home. This can cover anywhere between $5 to $10 per pound of the damaged item. Expect to pay at least a few hundred dollars for full value protection and know that there is a deductible and that it will vary.

The Highway Traffic Act obliges the City of Toronto to allow the parking of moving trucks on the street as long as they are loading or unloading. Yet, they must still comply with parking and traffic regulations on the street signs. 


If you are parking a moving container, a temporary street occupation permit will be needed to keep the equipment on the road or boulevard.

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