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Melancon Moving And Freight Services

(4.9 out of 5 / 35 reviews)

Decatur, IL / Moving services within 100 miles

Booked 123 times through HireAHelper

35 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Decatur, IL / Moving services within 100 miles

Booked 123 times through HireAHelper

35 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

About Us

Melancon Moving And Freight Services is a family-owned and operated business, with over 21 years of experience, that provides moving labor services to load and/or unload your moving truck or POD. In addition, we also provide packing services, as well as pre and post-move cleaning of homes and apartments, for an extra charge. Our company services all of central Illinois, including; Decatur, Springfield, Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, Lincoln, Clinton, Taylorville, and Mattoon. We look forward to providing you with a professional moving experience. Please Note: 1) We do charge an extra $25.00 per job/per location, for any flights of stairs past the second floor (unless there is an elevator that can be utilized). 2) Anything more than a 3-Man team requires a minimum of 72 hours notice. 3) We are unable to accept any job if we have not been able to make contact with the customer after two (2) attempts, in order to discuss the details of the move, even if our schedule is open for that particular date.


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Real Decatur area customers. Unedited, unfiltered reviews of Melancon Moving And Freight Services.

35 reviews

Dianna B

(5) 2/3/2020 Peoria

Doug, his son & Cyrus were extremely pleasant & efficient. Even tho my Pod was a mess from me trying to pack it myself, they were able to straighten it out. Pack it properly, get the things in I couldn't do all in under the 2 hours alotted. They were very kind. I deffinetly will be using them when it comes time to unpack my Pod when I find a new place to live. Yes I most definitely will recommend them to anyone I know needing their services. Made my hectic day much pleasantries. Thank You Sincerely Dianna Bowman

Dorrena W

(5) 1/30/2020 Maroa

They were on time and worked very hard - they made sure to maximize the space to the fullest. Very happy

Martin P

(5) 8/28/2018 Clinton

Very professional and hard workers! They took better care of my stuff than I do! They are proud of the job they do, and they should be. Very quick move, and absolutely nothing was broken door damaged. They are very nice guys to boot! Higly recommend

Mover's response:
It was a pleasure helping you with your move! Thank you again for your business (as well as the pizza-it was REALLY good!), it is greatly appreciated!!!
- Melancon Moving And Freight Services

Bonny A

(5) 9/2/2017 Onarga

Melacon was friendly, professional, honest, informative, and efficient. They treated all my things as if they were packing there own belongings. I would highly recommend their services to everyone!

Karen F

(5) 8/14/2017 Springfield

They were amazing, dedicated, excessively careful, very professional, & at all times considerate & thoughtful in handling my belongings! They performed a 3-D spatial Jenga juggling act to not only perfectly balance & tie down the load, but also make every last item fit in the POD (a huge gift)! I couldn't be happier, & I highly recommend my team to anyone moving, near or far.

Sneha R

(5) 7/20/2017 Urbana

Father and son team, very kind and helpful! They, completed the job in less than 2 hours. They were very careful and thoughtful about loading my boxes in to my storage unit. I would definitely use Melancon Moving again! Thank you for all your help!!

Mover's response:
It was our pleasure to help you with your move. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors. Enjoy your time back home, before you have to relocate up north. Thank you for your business-it was greatly appreciated!
- Melancon Moving And Freight Services

Wanda O

(4) 12/22/2016 Teutopolis

sure made moving easier Doug called me and told me they were going to be late stuck in traffic by a train.

Jeff N

(5) 8/13/2016 Decatur

I highly recommend Melancon Moving And Freight Services! We moved from Lexington, KY with a 26 foot rental truck and hired their services for unloading the truck. They were hard working, polite and extremely professional! They were very well prepared for the job and made sure that no damage was caused to walls, doorways and floors. We were so impressed they were able to not only remove the heavy items off the truck, but unloaded the entire truck in 2 hours! We can't say enough good things about their service. They made relocating to another state easy for us. We highly recommend them and will be using them again for our next move! If I could give them more stars I would!

Denise M

(5) 8/11/2016 Mattoon

They were well supervised and worked hard and were very courteous. They did a great job cushioning our things. I recommend them.

Beverly B

(3) 7/28/2016 East Peoria

Not enough tie downs were used although they were provided and packed with the freight, load shifted and washer and dryer were not tied down properly and dryer was damaged.

Mover's response:
I am sorry if there was damage to your dryer, but looking at the pictures that I took I can not see how. You mentioned your dryer being damaged, due to the load shifting, but your china cabinet (with the glass doors on the front) was right next to it, and yet you didn't mention any damage to it. There was styrofoam placed around and between the washer and dryer. As far as the tie downs-the straps were used-in fact I had to also use some of the rope that you also provided. Again, I am sincerely s
- Melancon Moving And Freight Services

Service Area

We handle moves within 100 miles of Decatur, IL 62526.


Same Day Moves

We accept same day requests at our normal rates.

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 can always stay at least 2 hours over the prebooked time.

Moving Equipment

Furniture dolly:
always included, no fee
Hand tools for assembly:
always included, no fee
Hand truck:
always included, no fee
Plastic wrap:
We offer rope/tie downs, only on local moves where we will be performing both the load and unload. On moves that are going to be unloaded outside of our service area, the customer must provide the rope/tie downs. [upon request, no fee]


Sunday: (not available)
Monday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Hourly Price
for 2 movers after 2 hr min
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