Right Away Movers

Moving & Storage
348 Osler Street Toronto ON M6N 2Z5
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Lesley Devries in Toronto
Lesley Devries in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Moved from Aurora to Hamilton

We had to have some renovations done first and Right Away movers came to move some of our furniture into our garage and some to a storage unit. Louis the head mover was courteous and punctual. The rest of the men were friendly and they all worked quickly and efficiently. Then we also moved from Aurora to Hamilton. It was a long day but it was done without a lot of stress. The glass on one of our pictures was broken but Louis took it in to a place in Hamilton to get it fixed and it's up on our wall now. Thanks for making this stressful time as stress free as possible.

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Kristen M. in San Francisco
Kristen M. in San Francisco
1 review St. Catharines, ON
10/10

Great Experience being a First Time Home Owner

I would like to thank Luis and Jay for their help and for the exceptional service that they exhibited during my move. I am a first time home buyer and I am so happy I called Right Away Movers. I had various stops to collect my stuff for my new home, which included a piano! Luis and Jay were great and got all my stuff into my home in great time and in good condition. I would recommend them in a heartbeat, thanks guys for helping me move!

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Broke cabinet in Toronto
Broke cabinet in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
1/10

Glass cabinet

Sent a pic of the cabinet that your movers had broke took the money and now i get no reply so i would recommend not to use this company again

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Chantele  in Toronto
Chantele in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Exceptional Movers

I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to Luis and his assistance for the exceptional service that they exhibited during our move today. It was the first time that we had used movers and I cannot explain how glad I am that we did. Luis was so kind and generous and assisted us when we knew that it was not a part of his job. He was so thorough and treated our furniture like it was his own. They were so careful with all of our items and I cannot thank him enough for all that he did. You can rest assured that I will be recommending them to anyone that is in need of moving services and I will be using them again whenever we decide to move again. I rate their service 100/100.

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Private User
Private User
1 review Brampton, ON
0/10

Never Use Right Away Movers

Never have I been so disappointed with a company as I was with Right Away Movers.

My family of three booked a move from Brampton, Ontario to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, relocating from a two, to a three-bedroom apartment. The owner, Luis met with us in early October and estimated the weight to be about 2200 pounds even though we insisted most of our totes prepacked would be weighing more than that. Luis requested an eight-hundred-dollar deposit, which was given, and also discussed a departure date of November 28th with an arrival date of four to five days later after our furniture was picked up on November 24th.

When Luis, and two other movers arrived on the 24th that is when everything started to go downhill quickly. They arrived to move and take apart furniture with no tools! They proceeded to ask us for wrenches, pliers and screwdrivers. Most of the protective coverings were so dirty, I wouldn’t use them on an animal, yet alone furniture.

Once the furniture was on the truck, then the story changed. The departure date wasn’t going to be the 28th, it could take weeks before our furniture arrived in Nova Scotia. Our 800 deposit was given back, and our estimated weight of 2200 pounds was three times that much, and Luis insisted on a $3000 deposit ASAP to cover a cost that was now in the $6000 range.

After agreeing on a meeting place to pay Luis the $3000 at the weighing station, he leaves and doesn’t tell us! My son and I then proceed to run around the GTA to track Luis down for a payment, all the while trying to begin our trip east. Right Away Movers made an already stressful time, one of the worst experiences I have ever encountered.

Our furniture, picked up on November 24th, didn’t arrive in Nova Scotia until December 21st. One of our mattresses was ripped at the bottom, while tables and bedposts where chipped and paint scraped away. Thankfully we stayed with family for the month, or this move could have easily cost over $10,000 after telling us it would cost maybe close to $3,000.

If you are planning on using Right Away Movers, I hope you learn from our mistakes. Read everything on that contract, make sure you get verbal agreements in writing, but better yet just don’t use Right Away Movers.

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Marion in Toronto
Marion in Toronto
1 review Elora, ON
0/10

Moving company

ĎI hired right away movers to move me to the new house which is 15 minutes from where I lived at the time. I lived in a small 3 bedroom semi detached house. We had already moved alot of bigger outside items like snowblower, lawnmowers, large tool boxes and all the tools from the shed out back to the new house. We also had filled a 5 x 10 storage unit with all our Christmas and Halloween decorations as well as large bins of things we wouldn't need right away. So alot of storage things typically found in homes. The rest of the belongings were perfectly packed and we even had already filled 3 cars with clothes and personal items.
We hired the company to take the furniture and approximately 60 boxes out of the house. Also a patio set and bbq. Also to mention no appliances were being moved as well.
I was quoted $139 an hour for 3 men and the truck. They would be here Oct 30 2106 at 930 am. At 830am I get a call saying only 2 men and that 1 didn't show up and the truck is on the way. I am not happy but figure I can't do anything so I will just be happy I have movers. This is the first time we hired movers because my husband and I physically just couldn't handle a move.
So at 950 am (late) the 2 men show up and the first thing they say to my husband is " so we only have 2 guys can you help?" Then they ask for gas money to put into the truck before they do anything.
Of coarse we are confused, your asking me to help when we hired you and now you want gas money.....seems unprofessional.
Then they proceed to tell my husband that it will take at least 13 hours to move us.....they haven't even left their truck. So how do they figure 13 hours when they haven't even been inside!!!! Keep in mind all we already moved to storage and to the new house on our own!!! Now I call the company and talk to a man about the asking for gas money, wanting my husband and son to help and now 13 hours to move and they haven't even left their truck! The man I am speaking with becomes angry and starts yelling at me that I need to give them gas money and that I pay or they leave!!!
I can't belive what I am hearing. This man is so rude, disrespectful and is now trying to extort us for a ridiculous amount of money. He is now saying we pay $2100 up front or they leave. He doesnt care, pay now or i take the truck away! His exact words.
So his original quote of $139 an hour for 3 men is the same price an hour for 2 men and they want my husband and son to help! Are you kidding me!
We have to be out of our house by 5 pm and we haven't asked friends or family to help because we HIRED movers!!!
The stress at this point is debilitating, we are tired and exhausted and this company knows we are in a bad situation so the owner feels he can manipulate, threaten and try to extort us out of money because we are standing out there with no other option. Once I am off the phone with the owner and now talking to my husband about what just happened the 2 guys in the truck say to us they need $2100 now. We try to talk to them about this and before we realize what's going on the 2 movers leave. Leave us stranded!
When will this stop! How do we hold right away movers accountable for despicable business practice. For taking advantage of people by using threats!
This will not end untill someone steps up and puts these businesses like RIGHT AWAY MOVERS OUT OF BUSINESS AND OFF THE ROADS AND OUT OF PEOPLE'S HOMES WHERE THEY CAUSE DISTRESS AND MAKE THE ALREADY STRESSFUL EXHAUSTING PROCESS OF MOVING A NIGHTMARE!

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Private User
Private User
1 review Markham, ON
10/10

Move

Movers arrived promptly. Movers were polite, courteous and efficient. Moving was done carefully and with no time wasted. Nothing was scratched or damaged. Very pleased with whole process. Would recommend this company.

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Kosta in North York
Kosta in North York
1 review Aurora, ON
0/10

Terrible expirience

I hired this company according the recommendation from one my friend. I did a mistake i arranged with the owner by phone and didn't see him personally. I requested 3 people for 115.00 CAD per hour and confirm twice not 2 movers. Two days before moving i confirm again everything by phone. On a moving day definitely just 2 movers appeared in my house i was hope one of them is the owner but not. My questions " Why just two movers" was ignored. I was feeling i am nobody in my home but they are the Kings because it's a moving day and you don't have a choice. For me was obviously the arrangement will be screwed ( i am mature person and had a different experience).
Any way i didn't allowed to do what they want and get a reply with the same attitude "We can live if you want".
Humiliation. Exactly what i was feeling. I called the owner and he says he is going to find the other movers and to pay up front 700.00 CAD.
I refused to accept any more his service.
I called another company and in two hours they provided me excellent service.

Mistake: make arrangement in advance in writing form and double check the company.

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Ron Newton from Hamilton
Ron Newton from Hamilton
1 review Hamilton, ON
10/10

moving

Right Away Movers were excellent. Very neat, courteous and attention to detail. I am very pleased to recommend this company. I look forward to using this company again. Thank you

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Nelson B from Toronto
Nelson B from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Moved to new home.

They arrived on time, were courteous and careful when handling my items. They were quick while making sure they took their time going up and down the stairs with bigger items so as to not damage the walls. They packaged everything on the truck with care and nothing was even scratched. I don't think they could have done anything differently to have improved.

I would recommend them to anyone needing a moving company. And would use them again if I needed to.

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