Best of Boston

BEST Movers

2008 BEST Movers
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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 urge to grab a handcart and goose the friendly Gentle Giant guys, who gather up… 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 referrals, inspires fierce and outspoken loyalty. “The ‘giants’ are impressive!” reads one client’s testimonial for… read more»

2006 BEST Movers, Full Service
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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 deliver anywhere in the United States and pay up to $500 for any damage done…. read more»

2006 BEST Movers, Affordable
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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. Following their own move-gone-awry five years ago, brothers Eric and Aaron Goodwine rounded up an… 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 soccer and rugby players, marathoners, and rowers makes handling heavy furniture look easy. They use… 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 quickly and affordably can be a challenge. When we needed to move on a Sunday… 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 the move with a phone call and watch as the exceedingly polite, good-humored movers show… read more»

1999 BEST Movers

Gentle Giant Moving Company

The Giants are harder to book than they used to be, and their prices are higher than some of their competitors’. But this is still the company that people gush about. (And face it: How often do people praise their… 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), and they know their way around your marquetry, majolica and Mikasa. They’ll baby-sit you all… 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 of cash vastly in excess of the original estimate. Gentle Giant will give you an… read more»