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Stars and Stripes (Veteran owned and operated)

(4.8 out of 5 / 250 reviews)

Tampa, FL / Moving services within 150 miles

Booked 664 times through HireAHelper

250 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

9 years in business

Tampa, FL / Moving services within 150 miles

Booked 664 times through HireAHelper

250 Verified Customer Reviews

Open Today - 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

9 years in business

About Us

Stars and Stripes is a licensed and insured Marine Corps veteran owned and operated PROFESSIONAL loading, unloading and packing service serving the entire Tampa Bay and central FL and NW OH for over 10 years. We have loaded and unloaded 1000s of PODS, and moving trucks. We know how to make sure your items arrive in the same condition as they left your house. Dont gamble hiring unskilled 'dudes' because they are a few dollars less, as ALL our employees are BACKGROUND and DRUG TESTED. As vets, you know we are TRUSTWORTHY and HARDWORKING. We also have our own moving trucks, and make monthly trips to New England and back to FL moving high end antiques and household goods. We are the most professional, skilled and hardest working movers in Florida with crews ranging from 1 helper up to 10 for large commercial and industrial tasks. Handtrucks, 4 wheel dollies, furniture pads, shrink wrap, tape and boxes and other moving materials are always available to our customers. We have hundreds of very satisfied customers, and we hope to add you to this growing list. Thanks for supporting local vets. When it has to be done, and done RIGHT, send in the MARINES. Feel free to google 'stars and stripes movers' to find more reviews and info on our veteran owned and operated business. Discounts for active and retired veterans, law enforcement and first responders.

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Credentials

Licensed business:
License number
MC#100274
Issuing city
Orlando
Insured business:
Policy number
Available Upon Request
Policy issuer
AIG
Uniformed crews:
I offer uniformed crew members :
Yes
Workers compensation:
Policy number
Available Upon Request
Policy issuer
AIG
MC/State license:
MC #
MC#100274
DOT #
20146
State Lic/Cert Name
RN768
State Lic/Cert Number
RN768

Moving Services

Move Help

Day Labor

Reviews

Real Tampa area customers. Unedited, unfiltered reviews of Stars and Stripes (Veteran owned and operated).

4.8
250 reviews
91%
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Leigh G

(5) 10/9/2019 Melbourne

I think the guys who came are Lee and Robert. They were on-time, prepared, professional and extremely helpful and patient (with me not knowing where I wanted things to go). I would highly recommend this company and these two guys in particular, for sure!! Could not have gone smoother. Thank you!!

Susan C

(5) 10/2/2019 Ocala

I come from a military family, so it was natural for me to choose Stars and Stripes, as picking a packing company is like finding a needle in a haystack. They did a great job for me, packing my PODS. Owner Jon Churchill was a professional, contacting me with any questions, responding to my every need. He rented me blankets, and buys them back instead of you having to buy them. Also didn’t require me to buy tv boxes, which one company was going to charge me $150 and $20 to put the tv in the box. I also misjudged how many PODS I would need, and Jon was ready and willing to send his truck the next day to load and store the rest of my goods. I was in a bind, under a time crunch, and he came through for me. No panic, no stress on my part. I would, without hesitation, recommend Stars and Stripes for your next packing need.

Ruby J

(5) 9/21/2019 Fort Wayne

They were on time and very nice,they worked very fast and didn’t break anything. I would recommend them to anyone.

Susannah C

(5) 9/20/2019 Waterville

They were extremely polite, efficient, and careful; I could not have asked for better or more considerate movers. All of the communication was clear and quick. In the midst of a stressful move, I felt very well cared for.

Susanne P

(5) 9/11/2019 Land O Lakes

On time On budget Professional Personable I expect nothing less than the best. They are the best. I'm a 100% satisfied customer.

Rebecca L

(5) 9/6/2019 Land O Lakes

Stars and Stripes did a wonderful job. The owner Jon was available any time to answer all my questions. They worked hard and fast and got the job done quickly. I was extremely happy with this company and would highly recommend them!

Kevin L

(5) 9/3/2019 Bradenton

Stars and Stripes is absolutely Number 1 in my eyes. John called me within minutes of me first trying to book with them to confirm they received my information. The crew was on time, even called ahead to give me a heads up they were about 10 minutes out. Charles and Demetrius were prepared for the job and had the right tools to complete the task and worked extremely hard even when the weather seemed unbearably hot. They treated my belongings with both care and respect and I would absolutely use them again. To be honest, I wouldn’t look anywhere else but to Stars and Stripes for my next moving experience. Thank you so much guys!

Mover's response:
Thanks for the kind words, Kevin. It was great meeting you and helping you move to FL. Thanks for supporting local vets!
- Stars and Stripes (Veteran owned and operated)

Laurie B

(5) 8/24/2019 Lake Wales

I hired this company based upon reviews as well as the fact I want to support Veterans anyway I can. From the moment I hired them I wasn’t disappointed. I received a phone call from Jon the owner, to confirm my appointment, within a few minutes of scheduling the job. The day prior to my scheduled appointment I had to request a change of time and Jon was able to accommodate my request without hesitation. The day of the unloading service his team called me with an ETA which was within the hour window requested. Upon arrival they introduced themselves to my family with handshakes and smiles. They got right to work and even finished early! The whole time they were very professional, took great care of the items they were unloading, they were beyond friendly....honestly they felt like family. Not long after they left Jon called to assure everything went well and to thank me for giving his company this opportunity. 100% I would HIGHLY recommend this company to my friends, family and anyone looking for the services provided by Stars and Stripes.

Mover's response:
I was wonderful meeting and serving you, Laurie. Thanks again for supporting our veteran owned small business.
- Stars and Stripes (Veteran owned and operated)

Laura N

(5) 8/21/2019 Sarasota

Awesome experience! Somehow they worked some magic and got my stuff to fit into 2 pods. They worked hard! They treated my belongings well, and did a great job. Highly recommend them.

Liz C

(2) 8/17/2019 Sarasota

John, the customer service person was very professional. However, we had a few issues with the movers. 1. They had originally committed to arrive between 8 & 9 a.m. The day before we were told 9-10 a.m. which put us off schedule. 2. The morning of the move they called to say that their vehicle broke down and could we go pick them up. We are new to FL and don't really know the area and they were on a remote road. 3. The guys had very bad body odor and it wasn't pleasant riding in the vehicle with them. 4. We had 1/2 of the job done before they got to the house. Only used them less than 2 of the 4 hours and then had to drive them back to their remote location. We didn't opt to have them assemble the furniture to use up the balance of the time because of their body odor that was permeating the house. Would not use them again.

Mover's response:
Hi Liz. Jon, the owner and logistics manager here. When I spoke with you the day before your move and requested an hours adjustment to the arrival time, I thought that was entirely acceptable for you and your moving schedule the next day. While the crew did have a mechanical breakdown in our company vehicle, they were less than 2 miles from your residence, on Honore Ave. While calling them an Uber was an option, I thought picking them up, if you were able to, would be a much faster way for them to arrive and start the loading process. Im very sorry for the lack of freshness on ONE of the crewmembers. While he was clean and had deodorant on, his work uniform was NOT able to be properly laundered the night before. The warm humid summer months here in Florida cause the crews to prespire heavily, as moving is a very labor intensive endeavor. We were happy to refund one of your unused labor hours for the inconvience. I do hope you would reconsider useing our services in the future, and giving us additional stars on your review, as we take our reputation, customer services, and professionalism very seriously. Thanks for supporting local vets. It remains our pleasure to serve.
- Stars and Stripes (Veteran owned and operated)

Service Area

We handle moves within 150 miles of 2040 B W Kennedy Tampa Fl, Tampa, FL 33635.

We also service the Findlay area - see below for more info.

Get To Know Us

What can a customer expect after booking with you?

Hi, I'm Jon Churchill, the owner, and logistics manager. I will contact you immediately after selecting our services to discuss and assist you through your entire moving endeavor. I will make sure you have everything you need to make your move is as safe, efficeitnt and worry-free as possible.

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

We contact each client when our crew is in direct route. You can expect to greet our uniformed, background and drug tested crew both fully prepared and punctual. Customer service and moving experience is our specialty, so we are prepared to efficacity solve and all problems.

What types of moves have you handled?

We have loaded/unloaded 1000s of PODS and Packrats. Over the last nearly 10 years we have made 1000s of local, intrastate and Interstate relocations. We make monthly trips from south Florida to New England and back to FL, moving high end antiues, furniture, small shipments, pets (we love your pet like our own), motorcycles and and cars, and since we are already making the tripo, can always help our customer get superior service at the most competitive price

What training do you provide your crew members?

Since Ive personally performed 1000s of moves, I've trained both of our field managers, and nearly every other member of our crew in the processes of pleasing our customers, and care of good. Most of our employees are veterans, so they are thoroughly versed in the principles of integrity, teamwork, attention to detail and superior work effort.

Policies

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

Moving Equipment

Furniture dolly:
1200lbs capacity. 2 are available for very large and heavy items (gun safe etc) [always included, no fee]
Hand tools for assembly:
allen wrenches, screwdrivers, wrench, pliers, [always included, no fee]
Hand truck:
always included, no fee
Plastic wrap:
high quality professional shrink wrap. Price includes wrapping up to 8 items [$40.00/ea.]
Rope:
not available at all locations] [$5.00/ea.

Hours

Sunday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Hourly Price
$80/hr
for 2 movers after 2 hr min
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