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(4.7 out of 5 / 10 reviews)

Lawrence, KS / Moving services within 100 miles

Booked 37 times through HireAHelper

10 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

26 years in business

Lawrence, KS / Moving services within 100 miles

Booked 37 times through HireAHelper

10 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

26 years in business

About Us

Starving Artists Moving is a full service moving company, that includes local, short distance jobs as well as interstate, long distance jobs to anywhere in the contiguous United States. We offer full service packing of your belongings. Our team will wrap all the furniture items to protect them during the transit. This is standard on all of our jobs.


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Real Lawrence area customers. Unedited, unfiltered reviews of STARVING ARTISTS MOVING.

10 reviews

Marcia B

(5) 2/21/2020 Manhattan

The guys were here on time and did a great job got a lot done in a short amount of time we would definitely use them again

Kymbra M

(5) 2/15/2020 Eudora

Kelton and his helper did a fantastic job unloading our truck after our long distance move. They arrived on time and we’re very efficient moving our furniture off the truck. They laid down carpet protection and moved everything where we wanted it. I would definitely hire his team again.

Halee B

(5) 2/4/2020 Lenexa

Great movers! Communication from when booked, to ensure we were still good a few days before and again on the morning of the move. Took extra care wrapping my furniture items, but were also incredibly efficient and did not milk the clock or try to add more time. Will always use Starving Artists Moving going forward. My movers were Sean and Denzel, excellent!

Franklin B

(5) 1/31/2020 Emporia

They were on time very nice and pleasant. They did a.great job ,I even gave them somethings for the wonderful job they did I would use them again if I had to go threw this again GOOD JOB STARVING ARTIST AND THANKS HIRE A HELPER FOR RECOMMENDING THEM

Mover's response:
Franklin, thank you for submitting your review. I’m proud of our guys and am glad we met your expectations. Its our pleasure to hear from you and all our customers, good or bad. Thanks again. Best of luck to you!

Nancy A

(4) 10/3/2019 Overland Park

The helpers arrived on time and worked very hard. They were respectful of our home and property. They did not have a dolly with them and we were lucky that our neighbor had one we could use. I would use them again.

Mover's response:
Hi, Nancy. I apologize we didn’t have a dolly with us on this job. Its our policy to have a all the necessary items to fulfill the job. I will ensure we are better equipped to handle any situation though. Thanks for the feedback, this helps us improve our services.

Jerome B

(5) 9/8/2019 Topeka

The two young men that came to our house were great (forgot their names). They kept moving the entire time & even finished early, no damage to furniture or walls. This was well worth the cost vs. trying to do it ourselves!

Mover's response:
Thanks, Jerome. We appreciate your feedback. I’m glad we could be of service to you!

Vaughn M

(3) 8/2/2019 Lawrence

Only one of the two guys I requested showed up. He worked hard though.

Mover's response:
Vaughn, I apologize that it was just me. I am the owner of the company. I was expecting another crew member but there job went over the time frame and they were not able to help.

Randy L

(5) 7/24/2019 Topeka

Great experience. Hard workers, showed up early and did a great job. I would recommend them to everybody.

Mover's response:
Hi, Randy. Thank you for the review. Its our goal to give every customer the best moving experience. I'm glad we exceeded your expectations.

Tim M

(5) 6/27/2019 Olathe

Both movers were great. Movers were careful with my special items.

Mover's response:
Thanks, Tim. We appreciate hearing the feedback so we can meet our customer's exceptions. Thanks again.

Diana N

(5) 5/30/2019 Olathe

Mover went way beyond the call duty.

Mover's response:
Thanks Diana. We appreciate the compliment. Thanks for using Hire A Helper and Starving Artists Moving.

Service Area

We handle moves within 100 miles of 1942 Louisiana, Lawrence, KS 66046.

Get To Know Us

What can a customer expect after booking with you?

Our customers can expect a follow up call to discuss any unknown details that might serve us in preparing for their move. We want to make sure we are communicating with the customer so we can exceed their expectations on move day. Eliminating any last minute issues before hand makes for a much happier customer and our crew is prepared to handle the job. Everyone wins!

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

Customers should expect a uniformed crew to arrive in the allotted time frame. We will call before we leave to make sure we let the customer know we are coming and get any last minute details to ensure the day goes as smoothly as possible.

How should a customer prepare for moving day?

Best practices for preparing for the big day! If the customer is packing their own boxes, make sure they are closed and sealed with tape. Open boxes or other crates that don’t have lids cause for delays. If appliances are to be moved, its best to have them disconnected, drained and cleaned out and dry so we are leaving water puddles or spots. It’s also a good idea to have a clear area for the moving van to have access to the main door. These things will save time and thus save money for the customer.

What types of moves have you handled?

Starving Artists Moving offers a wide range of moving services. We can accommodate, small in-house jobs to large houses moving to another state. We also offer corporate moving services for specialized items.

What's your favorite part about being a mover?

We understand that moving is very stressful. Starving Artists Moving, also, appreciates that we are helping families through difficult times in their lives. Our motivation is that we are providing all our customers with professional services to ease the transitions as they move onto the next stage of their lives.

What training do you provide your crew members?

Starving Artists Moving, has a multi-step training procedure. We require our crew members to watch proper wrapping, lifting and packing videos to give them a visual idea. Then we require them to demonstrate the information from the video in a controlled situation. They are required to show the supervisor that they fully comprehend by actually loading a truck and then unloading. We provide structured assistance along the way to promote consistency in how we wrap and move furniture or any household item.


Same Day Moves

We charge an extra 10% for same day requests.

Next Day Moves

We accept next day requests at our normal rates.

Refunding Unused Time

We refund for any unused time over our min..

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:
Basic tools [always included, no fee]
Hand truck:
Hand truck or box dolly [always included, no fee]
Plastic wrap:
Stretch Wrap [always included, no fee]
Tie down rope [always included, no fee]


Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hourly Price
for 2 movers after 2 hr min
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