Best of Boston

Best Movers

2017 Best Movers

Rare Moving & Trucking

Boston
Moving in Boston is a special kind of hell. Just ask anyone who’s dragged a hand truck over Beacon Hill cobblestones, squeezed a couch through […] read more»
2008 Best Movers

Gentle Giant Moving Company

Somerville
Anyone who’s used inferior movers knows the torture of watching them slowly load a single box onto the truck. You won’t need to stifle the […] read more»
2007 Best Movers

Gentle Giant Moving Company

Somerville, and other locations
Few people bother to write the Better Business Bureau to impart praise, but Gentle Giant, which gets 80 percent of its customers from repeats and […] read more»
2006 Best Movers, Full Service

Gentle Giant Moving Company

Somerville
Gentle Giant’s elite squads take extra care with heavy furniture and breakables, without—if you can believe it—so much as scuffing the walls. What’s more, they’ll […] read more»
2006 Best Movers, Affordable

Goody’s Moving Service

There comes a moment during most moves—usually preceded by the sound of breaking glass—when homeowners wonder if they’d have been better off on their own. […] read more»
2005 Best Movers

Gentle Giant

Somerville
Broken mirrors. Dented dressers. Cracked china. Sometimes movers actually add to the hassle of moving. Luckily for us, there’s Gentle Giant. This team of former […] read more»
2003 Best Movers

Nick’s Moving

Somerville
Ask almost anyone to name the milestones in life they hate most, and moving invariably ends up in the top five. The experts at Nick’s […] read more»
2001 Best Movers

Nick’s Moving Company

Somerville
In a town where moving is a way of life (and everyone moves at precisely the same moment), finding a mover to do the job […] read more»
2000 Best Movers

Gentle Giant

Somerville
It is worth the hassle of moving simply for the pleasure of employing perennial winners Gentle Giant. The entire process unfolds like a dream: Book […] read more»
1998 Best Movers

Gentle Giant Moving Co.

Somerville
These are no lugs from the Cretaceous period. Gentle Giants moving guys are pros, they speak in full sentences, they’re polite (many are college rowers), […] read more»
1997 Best Movers

Gentle Giant Moving Company

Somerville
Don’t mess around with movers that fail to show up on time or try to hold your belongings hostage until you fork over a wad […] read more»
1996 Best Movers

Gentle Giant Movers

Somerville
Everyone we spoke to said that moving with Gentle Giant was a pleasure—believe it or not—and that the movers were good-humored and exceptionally competent. One […] read more»
1993 Best Movers

Julian Wright Moving Company

Belmont
Big muscles for low prices. read more»
1992 Best Movers, Piano

Deathwish Piano Movers

Cambridge
The muscular men in black could move a piano into the top of the Bunker Hill Monument without hitting a false note. read more»
1979 Best Movers

Ed Owens

Cambridge
When Ed’s father, Henry, started the business in 1927, his equipment consisted of one horse and one buggy. Today, the list reads: seven vans, four […] read more»