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St. James Movers

(4.9 out of 5 / 10 reviews)

Deatsville, AL / Moving services within 85 miles

Booked 33 times through HireAHelper

10 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

10 years in business

Deatsville, AL / Moving services within 85 miles

Booked 33 times through HireAHelper

10 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

10 years in business

About Us

With over 60 years experience, there is no task too large or too small. We have a motto here at St. James Movers, ""Moving Made Simple." We take the approach of making a little off alot of people in lieu of attempting to retire off of each job. Compare our prices and this becomes clear very quickly.

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Real Deatsville area customers. Unedited, unfiltered reviews of St. James Movers.

10 reviews

Jan M

(5) 10/7/2019 Eclectic

St James Movers was the best moving company I’ve ever had in the 40 years of moving!! James was wonderful to work with and he texts you to let you know when he will be there plus a great guy! He was VERY respectful of my furniture and home and just a hard worker. It’s so nice to see people that take pride in their job..

Mover's response:
Jan, Thank your for allowing us the opportunity to work for you. I promise to you when we began talking that we would be there. I also promise to you at your furniture would be handled in this fashion that it would be received in the same shape as it was when we arrived. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to pick up furniture and move it from point A to point B. It only takes someone who cares about what they are doing and someone who truly understands what sentiment means. I've been fortunate enough over the last three decades to have men who have understood just that. It has turned out that my good fortune has been good fortune for a lot of others as well. Jan, anytime you need us to work for you again, please do not hesitate to pick up the phone. It would be an honor to spend another day with you and your husband. Once more, thank you sincerely.
- St. James Movers

Michael D

(5) 8/17/2019 Auburn

Arrived on time Worked tirelessly for the contracted time. Were very polite. Came fully prepared to do whatever was asked. Competitive price. Took good care of possessions. Will use again when needed.

Mover's response:
And we will gladly work again when called. Michael, I always liked reading these reviews to the guys when they have finished the job. It is insightful when we are shooting at perfection and fall short but very rewarding when the individual we work for appreciates the Service as we did in getting the job. Thank you Michael for the opportunity oh, thank you for taking the time to give this review and more than that, thank you so much for choosing st. James movers when you had scores of other moving companies you could have hired. We sincerely hope that you are happy with your choice
- St. James Movers

Cedric H

(5) 8/16/2019 Auburn

The young men were very timely, thorough, courteous and professional. Outstanding job, I would hire them again??

Mover's response:
Likewise, I will gladly work for you again as well. That professionalism thing goes both ways. It is always expected that movers provide a modicum of professionalism but let me tell you, there is such a thing that goes along with being an employer as well. When someone is ready to move, has all of their ducks in a row, it makes it much easier to be ineffective mover. Thank you for everything you did to make this as simple as possible. Of course, thank you for allowing us to work for you as well.
- St. James Movers

David M

(4) 8/10/2019 Troy

Guys were very respectful, clean, and moved all furniture in a safe manner

Mover's response:
David, thank you for giving us the opportunity to work for you. Also, thank you for giving the time it took to do this review. Did you ever need us again, feel free to pick the phone up and give me a call. We will be glad to work for you anytime you request.
- St. James Movers

Kevin H

(5) 8/12/2019 Troy

They were on time, polite, hustled and were very respectful. I had to change my arrival time and they were very accommodating. We used them for moving my son into an apartment in Troy. (Chaotic college move in day). Others were not having success with the moving companies they chose. I will be using St. James again.

Mover's response:
Kevin, I send the same two boys to just about every one of these hireahelper moves. They absolutely enjoy these labor only jobs. Of course, they assist in much larger move where we provide the truck and so forth but essentially, they are focused on these labor only jobs. After hearing what you have to say about them, I am reminded that this is almost the exact description that is echoed job after job. They really do a good job. With that said, Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to help your family. The next time she needs to move, you know where to look.
- St. James Movers

James H

(5) 7/24/2019 Montgomery

KJ and Desmond did a fantastic job! They were on time, very professional, and moved all of it things with care and promptly! I would definitely use them again!

Mover's response:
Mr. Hearn, Thank you for giving us this opportunity. As I told you in previous conversations, these boys work extremely hard and take pride in doing a good job. That is lost in a lot of today's environment. I could not be prouder than to be surrounded by such talent and responsibility. With that said, it is people like you who give us the opportunity at working for them. Without you, there certainly would not be us. Again, thank you so much for choosing us over the scores of movers you could have chosen from. I sincerely hope you got your money's worth.
- St. James Movers

Cindy and Terry E

(5) 7/25/2019 Pike Road

KJ and Desmond showed up on time and they were a blessing. They worked hard and fast and I would hire them again in an instant. Thank you both so much.

Mover's response:
Cindy and Terry, I just finished reading the review that was left for the boys to them. I do that with all of our reviews no matter if they are at this site, Thumbtack, Google, Better Business Bureau, Square or anywhere else. It has always been a teaching tool. We have used it effectively for nearly three decades now. However, getting a negative review is such a rare Occurrence at this stage that I think the teaching is about over. That may sound somewhat arrogant or even braggadocious but seriously, these guys are really good at what they do. We have never forgotten that we are essentially glorified delivery boys. With that said, no matter if we were moving furniture for digging ditches, we would aspire to be the very best that's what we were doing. These guys received six reviews in total yesterday. Every one of them stayed at the exact same thing. I can only tell you how proud I am, after all these years, to be at the end of my career and be surrounded by such talent. Yes, I will be selling this business to one of these guys in the next 5 years. I am beyond happy to know that when we hand this thing off, it will be handed off to people who care as much about Service as we do. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to work for you. More than that, thank you for taking time out of your schedule to actually post this review. If you ever need us again, you know exactly where to find it. We will gladly work for you anytime you wish.
- St. James Movers

Elizabeth S

(5) 7/6/2019 Tuscaloosa

Very personable and professional. Kept us updated on ETA to start the job. They worked quickly and handled our items with care. We would definitely use them again.

Mover's response:
Thank you Elizabeth! Many times we are called to a job to find that the description is not exact. From start to finish, everything you told me was 100% spot on all the way down to family and friends. I appreciate the opportunity to work for you and will gladly be there again if ever called. Once more, thank you so much!
- St. James Movers

Shelby H

(5) 8/26/2018 Montgomery

Great and professional

Mover's response:
Well, that was short and sweet. Shelby, thank you for hiring us. You and your family were absolutely fantastic. Be safe on your trip to Philadelphia.
- St. James Movers

William P

(5) 7/3/2018 Sylacauga

Highly recommend! James and Alan were prompt, efficient, professional and an all around pleasure to work with.

Mover's response:
Thank you William! After we pulled away, Alan told me that he wishes every job was like yours. He concluded by saying that it was refreshing to have someone stay with us the whole time enjoying conversation as we worked. It was really a pleasure. Thank you so much for allowing us to work for you.
- St. James Movers

Service Area

We handle moves within 85 miles of Montgomery, AL 36117.

Get To Know Us

What can a customer expect after booking with you?

An initial call will be received before the booking is accepted. Once we have worked out the details, the expectations of the job, then a periodic text or call is given in order to make sure the job description remains. From time to time the needs of a customer can change.

What can a customer expect on moving day if they hire you?

We will call or text a customer the night before our move date. Good morning of the move, we call or text once we begin driving do the job site. When we arrive, an introduction is given to each employee and then we analyze the job. What's the job is analyzed, we execute the job fully.

How should a customer prepare for moving day?

The best thing a customer can do is be accessible to the Mover. A good moving company will know what is the best way to approach any given job.

What types of moves have you handled?

We have pretty much every kind of moon on. Currently, we are in the middle of a joint move where in a couple that is engaged are moving in together in Minneapolis. The catch and this move is that she lives in the Netherlands. We are moving her from the Netherlands to Minneapolis and moving him from Atlanta to Minneapolis. That is only one of the jobs we are overseeing currently. We just returned from Sacramento, CA and have a job going to Hageman, NY tonight(4/12/19).

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What training do you provide your crew members?

We have 3 instructional videos that each mover let's watch before going into the field. However, that's just the beginning. A new mover must spend a minimum of a year working with a crew chief before that mover is allowed on to a job site without supervision.


Same Day Moves

We charge an extra 20% for same day requests.

Next Day Moves

We accept next day requests at our normal rates.

Refunding Unused Time

We do not refund for any unused time.

Extra Hours

We cannot guarantee availability beyond the pre-booked time.

Moving Equipment

Furniture dolly:
Dollies are part of our standard equipment. [always included, no fee]
Plastic wrap:


Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hourly Price
for 2 movers after 2 hr min
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