Advanced Moving & Storage
2nd year as a Best Pick
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Based on 92 reviews
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"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
Company Information
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.
ILCC MC #1035, USDOT #872553, MC #382245
Areas Served
Northern Chicago, North Shore, Northwest Chicago Suburbs, Southwest Chicago Suburbs, Western Chicago Suburbs
A selection of 92 homeowner reviews:
“Advanced Moving & Storage was really good. The driver was awesome—he was very good. I'd say my overall experience was an A.”
“They provided great service. They were on time, and everything went well. I'd give them an A+. I've already recommended them to several people.”
“I like that the guys were positive. It was 90 degrees outside, and they went above and beyond. I think they were A+.”
“We had a very positive experience. I felt like they went out of their way to make sure that we were as comfortable as possible. They helped us out and went the extra mile, so I appreciated that. I'd give them an A+ grade.”
“They did whatever I asked. I was pretty happy—they're an A.”
“I would give my overall experience an A+. There was nothing that stood out about their service.”
“I'd probably give them an A- for my overall experience with them.”
“They picked up my stuff, stored it, and moved it for me. It was good. I'd probably give them an A for my experience.”
“I would give them an A because they did pretty good work. They gave pretty good service.”
“I've used them once and the experience was OK. It was good. They were OK. I had no complaints about the service. I would recommend them.”
“I thought that they were very fast and efficient. They knew what they were doing and they moved my stuff with efficiency. I would give my overall experience a grade of A. I would recommend them.”
“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+.”
“They were very professional and very fast. They moved my entire home, which was a lot. It was three bedrooms. They moved it about 40 minutes away. If a friend asked, I would tell them that everything was positive. I would grade them as an A.”
“I had them before. I called them back because it was positive. It was a 30-mile move, and I think they took six hours or more. I would use them again, although I just don't plan on moving again. I would grade them an A.”
“The guys were friendly, they did their job, and they didn't damage anything. I moved from a house to an apartment. It was a lot of heavy stuff. They did not dispose of any heavy stuff for us. The move was about 20 miles. I would recommend them and tell my friend to go for it. They get an A grade from me.”
“They didn't break anything. Everything arrived from Chicago to Palm Springs, and that's a good thing. It was a house-to-house move. They didn't have a lot of furniture, so it was about 1,000 square feet. It was my parents' house, and I bought them new furniture. I would say they were good. I would grade them as an A. Their communication was good, and everyone from there was good.”
“It was a few months ago, but I would grade them as an A.”
“They did a good job. I wrote them a nice letter, and I would rate the company as an A.”
“They worked quickly, and they got everything done. They didn't break anything. They just worked really fast, and they were clean. It was a house-to-house move. The whole truck was full. I think it was about 60 miles. I would recommend them and give them an A.”
“It went real smooth—they seemed like they put time and effort into it. How long it takes is how much I have to pay, and they seem to have my interest in mind. It was a move from Chicago to Hinesville, Illinois, and it took about four or five hours. I used them before. They get an A from me.”
“They were very quick and professional. They moved just basic furniture. The move was from an apartment to a house. It was about 10 miles, and I would definitely refer them. They're an A-grade company.”
“They were nice and easy to work with. It was just a small move, from one unit to another. But it was too much to do for myself. It was within the same complex, out of one unit and into a larger unit. It took them about three hours. They looked clean after they did the work. I would grade them as an A.”
“They were great, quick, and clean, because it was snowy out. I moved out of my parents' house. They moved me 10 minutes away. I would recommend them. I'd rate them as an A.”
“It was a good experience. They were courteous, they were nice, and they got everything moved to where we wanted it to. I thought they did a good job. They moved my daughter out of an apartment. She had some furniture and boxes. The move was about 20 miles. I would recommend them. They get an A from me.”
“They were real quick. I just got my floors done in that house, and they were freshly stained. They had a whole bunch of mats and made sure to put them down so nothing was scratched. Wherever I said, 'Hey, this goes upstairs, and this goes downstairs,' the guys brought it exactly where I wanted it. Everything was good about it. I would recommend them to family and friends. I would say they're an A.”
“It's been a while. They were very friendly and eager to do a good job. They came out and moved furniture. It was in the storage and inside our house. I would recommend them to family and friends. I would give them an A.”
“It was fine.”
“The move was almost a year ago. They're very efficient and very organized. Everything was done. They had a plan. They came in. They executed the plan and numbered everything. The team was very friendly. They kept my place that I was moving from clean, and they didn't make any messes. It was wintertime, so there was an opportunity to leave a mess behind. I would absolutely recommend them, and I already have several times. I would absolutely rate them as an A.”
“From beginning to end, they were great to work with. They were very responsive and just took great care of my stuff. This was a move across town. I would also recommend them to family and friends. I would rate the company as an A.”
“It was just fast. They just moved a fridge for my mom. Another company called them for me. I would recommend the company to family and friends. I'd rate them as an A.”
“It's fine.”
“Advanced Moving & Storage did excellent. They were very careful with delivering and loading the truck, and they took the time to put together things that should have been put together—I would not have been able to do that. I was extremely pleased with their professionalism, their patience, and the service. I would definitely recommend them. I'm glad that I chose them, and I'd give them an excellent rating.”
“It was perfect with Advanced Moving & Storage. They were great. The guys were all very nice, they did everything quickly, and there was no damage, so I was happy with it. I'd recommend them, and I'd give them the best grade.”
“They were extremely helpful the whole time, both with the packing and the moving into the new house. I would give them an A+. When I make my next move, they will be the people.”
“They were very efficient and polite. They cared about my belongings. They moved my household items—my entire house—when I was moving from an apartment to a condo. Distance-wise, they moved about ten miles. Whatever they used to wrap, they took all of that with them. I was moving into a high rise, so they were very careful with the elevators and the hallways. I would grade them as an A.”
“It was a very good experience. The guy, his name was Juan, was very helpful and very nice. I am going to use them again. I moved here in October, and I believe it took four to five hours from my old place to my new place. I would definitely give them an excellent grade—an A.”
“They were on time, and they delivered the products without any issues. The poor guys had a lot of walking to do, but the two men got the work done, and they were awesome. We were on the opposite side of the freight elevator, so moving in here took longer than expected. If someone were moving, I would definitely recommend them. They get an A from me.”
“They helped me move, and it was great. They were super helpful and got it done really quick. I moved apartments in downtown Chicago, and they helped move all my stuff. I would recommend them if anyone asked. I would rate them as an A.”
“The guys were nice, they worked quickly, and they did everything I asked them to do. I would use them again. I moved from the suburbs of southwest Chicago to a high rise. I was very happy with the way they handled everything. It was very difficult with the furniture—it was smaller doorway for the couch to get in, and it was on the thirty-third floor, so they did a good job. I'd give them an A grade.”
“I had a good experience with them. The contact for the company was very quick to respond and very friendly. I felt that she gave a very good impression of the company, and I ended up deciding to go with them when I moved. They showed up on time, prepared, and ready to move all my stuff. They brought out all the materials necessary, and everything was very quick and expedient without any issues. I would recommend them to family and friends. I would give them an A grade.”
“They were excellent. I had no problem with them. They moved nicely, and there was no damage. Everything was excellent. I would recommend them. They were neat and clean, and they laid everything out nicely. I liked the way they work. The guys were good. They were very careful, and they wrapped everything up. The move was from one suburb to another. I would have to say they're an A. They were always good.”
“They were quick and efficient. They made sure that no damage came to the furniture—they wrapped it within an inch of its life, basically. They got everything moved that we wanted to move. My father was moving into a retirement center, so it wasn't the entire house—it was just pieces. I would recommend them and give them an A+.”
“I would say overall what did it for me was their efficiency and professionalism—they knew what they were doing. They did a good job, and they were very professional. They get an A+ rating.”
“They were very reliable, on time, quick, and friendly, and none of our stuff got damaged. I would say they're prompt and efficient. I can't say enough good things about them. I would give them an A+.”