2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Advanced Moving & Storage

1st year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified License(s)
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

"Advanced Moving & Storage is a team of committed professionals who realize that our customers ensure our future. Our goal is to provide superior, world-class service. We are only successful as long as we create an experience for which our customers are willing to return."

Jim Lalagos | President

Areas Served:

Northern Chicago, North Shore, Northwest Chicago Suburbs, Southwest Chicago Suburbs, Western Chicago Suburbs

  • Services Offered
    Advanced Moving & Storage offers a full range of local and long-distance moving services for residential and commercial customers, including packing, unpacking, loading, unloading, storage, and crating services.
  • Company History
    Advanced Moving & Storage is a family-owned-and-operated company that was founded in 1984. The company operates nationally, regionally, and locally.
  • Employee Information
    Employees wear uniforms, drive marked vehicles, and undergo drug testing and background checks. According to Advanced Moving & Storage, all movers are directly employed by the company and are not subcontractors.
  • Licenses
    ILCC MC #1035, USDOT #872553, MC #382245

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 75 homeowner reviews:


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They were wonderful.
I was pretty pleased. They were really fast—that was what made it the best. I know most of those places require a three-hour minimum, and they feel obligated to use it. I told the guys in the beginning that this is going to take less than three hours. I was going to pay the minimum regardless, so speed was of the essence. They were very respectful of that, so they did the whole move in two hours. It was from a storage unit to a bedroom. It was about a 1/2 hour travel. I have referred them a couple of times. I would definitely refer them again. It's an A-grade company.
They didn't bother me, I guess. All they did was store my stuff in the unit and they took it out when I needed it. They moved me last January and they were fantastic. I referred them to my sister who used them as well a couple of weeks later. I would definitely rate them as an A.
They were perfect.
Whoever was the lead guy was super friendly. They were on time. The job was within our budget. We didn't have any problems with them damaging anything. They were under the time that they projected, so we didn't have any issues. We decided as the last minute to get movers because I got really sick the week before we moved, so I wasn't able to do the moving myself. I would recommend the company. I would definitely say they're an A. We didn't really have any issues.
My wife and I had a very positive experience. They worked hard and didn't waste any time standing around smoking cigarettes like the other movers. They kept busy doing everything. We lived on the East side of town and they moved us to the West side. It was done very quickly. They came around eight or nine o'clock. They're A+.
They were very prompt. I got a hold of them last minute. I didn't do a lot of calling around. They accommodated my schedule. They were very careful with all my items. They moved the whole house and furniture for me and we had a lot of stuff. The move was from a two-story home to a two-story home, so it was a lot of work. It took a full day, starting from the morning. They showed up on time and then they left pretty late. I feel like they should get an A+ from me.
They were very efficient, courteous, and on time. They cared about my personal belongings that they were moving and loading onto the truck. Everything went so smooth. They were very good. I think they referred to me by a friend of mine if I'm not mistaken. I would probably say they're an A+ company.
It was honestly smooth and quick. It was a year or two ago that they did the work. They gave me a time length, and they actually were less than that. Everything was smooth and easy. My boyfriend and I were there watching, and they handled it very professionally. They were very nice guys. It was just quick and painless. That was my first time moving, so it was a good experience. I initially heard about them through word-of-mouth. I would honestly say they're an A+. I have no complaints whatsoever.
I liked the convenience. We were kind of on a tight time frame. As far as moving and packing everything up, everything was good. Nothing was damaged. They were very smooth, and it was an easy process. It was a move across town. I believe my wife was referred by somebody that she knew. Hopefully I don't have to move anything anytime soon, but I would definitely use them again. I would say they deserve an A+.

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