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Thumbs Up Moving Labor

(4.9 out of 5 / 141 reviews)

Portland, OR / Moving services within 75 miles

Booked 352 times through HireAHelper

141 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

3 years in business

Portland, OR / Moving services within 75 miles

Booked 352 times through HireAHelper

141 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

3 years in business

About Us

Reliable, efficient, customer service oriented. That’s our guarantee. Years of experience with moving people’s belongings with care. Labor only company, so we do not provide a truck but do everything else. Provide all of our own equipment such as dollies, 4 wheelers, lifting straps, tools for assembly/disassembly of items, tie downs, shrink wrap, tape, floor protection, you name it at **NO EXTRA COST** We also provide packing and unpacking upon request so inquire about that as well. We hope to be apart of your next move!

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141 reviews

Mark O

(5) 3/21/2020 Salem

Moving fellows were right on-time, prepared with moving materials, courteous and careful, and efficient in the move. Flexible to extend an additional hour for completion which was appreciated.

Charlie S

(5) 3/27/2020 Dayton

Amazing packing! We were worried not everything would fit. They did a great job putting it all together like a puzzle. Great job.

Sherwin H M

(5) 3/23/2020 Vancouver

They were very efficient, and even helped with an additional task that was not expected or required as part of their contract with us.

Teresa J

(5) 3/17/2020 Portland

The two gentlemen that unloaded my POD were on time, careful with my things and put everything where I requested. They let me know when they would arrive by call and text. They even took away the plastic wrap that had been used to wrap some of my furniture. I was really pleased with their work and work ethic.

Mark H

(4) 3/21/2020 Vancouver

Taking 1 star for being an hour and 45 minutes late, and not bringing gloves as I was assured they would twice in advance. Josh and Jessie did an excellent job and am very happy with that. Professional, polite and efficient they took great care loading our things and ensuring they woukd be protected during oir trip. Would.use them again.

Karl E

(5) 3/21/2020 Portland

They were late for our appointment window, but they did call and advise us of the delay. Once here, they took care of business - we are very happy with their work.

Chris S

(5) 3/18/2020 Beaverton

Gabriel and his crew, on time, prepared, worked hard, respectful, kept me posted, made it happen, wrapped and packed furniture. Used his services twice in the last 6 months. Would definitely recommend and use his company again.

Judd G

(5) 3/19/2020 Beaverton

Thumbs Up were on time, courteous, hard workers, knew their trade. I would use them again.

Regina C

(5) 3/8/2020 Portland

The two men that came to help us were wonderful and patient! We had to choose what not to send with my Mother to New York last minute and they were kind about the whole process. I'm so grateful for their help during a stressful time for our family. Thank you so much!

Damara M

(5) 3/17/2020 Portland

Moving is crazy and these guys were AMAZING!! It totally feels like working with a human being instead of a big corporation or machine. Gabriel and the guys were kind, thoughtful, fair and even generous. Gabriel has great communication and runs a great operation. They were flexible and friendly. I’d highly recommend them! Thanks guys!

Service Area

We handle moves within 75 miles of Happy Valley, OR 97086.

Get To Know Us

What can a customer expect after booking with you?

We are a group that consists of people with professionalism, good customer service skills and most importantly, we treat your belongings as if they are our own.

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

We will show up on time. Ask for a walkthrough to see what is going and what maybe isn’t. If you have a certain way you need the truck loaded, we always work with the customer in that area.

How should a customer prepare for moving day?

It depends on the situation. If you want us to come in and do everything such as packing all your boxes and loading it then we can definitely handle that. However, if you wanna a more quick and budget friendly move... have everything packed in boxes and ready to be moved and loaded. We also always stress getting enough blankets if you want your furniture protected properly, at least 1 pad per item, some larger items and odd shaped items require 2 or more. Shrink wrap helps to hold blankets on but tape works

What types of moves have you handled?

We have handled almost every job imaginable. Anywhere from working at PDX moving the entire contents of an airplane hanger to moving studio apartments. Everything in between as well. Office moves, houses from 800 sq ft to 8000 sq ft. We do not offer long distance moving however.

What's your favorite part about being a mover?

The change in the everyday work life. Very much enjoy seeing a different part of town/state everyday and having a flexible schedule. It is also incredible how much you see get done in a such a small amount of time.

What training do you provide your crew members?

Technique, technique, technique. Always checking where you’re walking and what is around the corner or behind you that could get damaged. Prepping the house for the move. That means floor protection, protecting doors/doorways, rails on stairs, etc. always remind them to be conscious of what could be damaged. Customer service skills are a must if you want to work for us.


Same Day Moves

We don't accept same day requests.

Next Day Moves

We accept next day requests at our normal rates.

Refunding Unused Time

We refund up to one unused hour over our min..

Extra Hours

We can always stay at least 1 hour 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
upon request, no fee


Sunday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hourly Price
for 2 movers after 2 hr min
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