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The #1 Green Local Moving Company NYC

Changing the way NYC moves for over 20 years, Movers Not Shakers offers affordable moves in NYC with our signature green, reusable bins. Are you ready to have your move in, out, or around NYC to be as low stress as possible?

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Local Movers Who Care

Both your items and your carbon footprint will thank you! Movers Not Shakers uses reusable bins, paperless transactions, and an experienced team to help you move into your new place efficiently. Our choices support you, the environment, and our team.

Choosing our moving services in New York can prevent the use of up to 80 pounds of cardboard and other materials. Our practices save over 1,000 trees annually, and your items are better protected in our sturdy reusable bins.

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Same Day Movers

Movers Not Shakers offers flexible moving solutions that adapt to your needs, call to discuss the details of your move with one of our experienced reps today.

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Residential Movers

Have a stress-free move to your new home with our affordable movers in Brooklyn, NYC, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island and beyond.

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Commercial Movers

Move commercial locations with minimal hassle using our packers and movers in New York. We move all business types.

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Long Distance Movers

Our long distance movers in Brooklyn and surrounding boroughs can help you move anywhere in New York and beyond.

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Interstate Moving

Let our moving professionals deal with the complexities of an interstate move and relocate anywhere in the US with zero trouble.

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Packing Services

Whether you’ve run out of time or just don’t enjoy packing, our residential & commercial movers in NYC can help!

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Moving and Storage Services

We offer green New York moving and storage services anywhere in the city to make your move less stressful.

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Green Moving Supplies

Movers Not Shakers is committed to offering green moving supplies at affordable prices, including our signature green bins.

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Same Day and Short Notice Movers in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, and The Bronx

Movers Not Shakers understands that your plans may change quickly, just like our favorite city. We offer flexibility as leading professional movers for NYC, and we are available for same day moves when needed.

Our moving company New York team lives in the city that never sleeps, which gives us an edge. We enjoy helping clients meet demanding timelines while remaining committed to our company values.

Moving in New York is always challenging, but we’ve been delivering smooth moves into penthouses, rowhomes, and more for over 20 years. As movers in New York, that’s more than 20,000 moves!

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Unique Local Movers in Brooklyn, NY, and Other Boroughs

Movers Not Shakers is a unique company in the most unique city in the world. We bring green moving to the bustle of Brooklyn, the diversity of Queens, the green of Staten Island, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the historical beauty of the Bronx.

However, for all its beauty, moving here is still a challenge. Our experienced team has been together for years, so we can deliver a low-stress move to any address in New York or beyond at an affordable price.

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Furniture Movers NYC

From pianos to heirloom furniture, Movers Not Shakers is your moving services in Brooklyn and beyond. Our experience means we can easily move even the trickiest furniture through the bustling city.

We guarantee your furniture, including pianos, will arrive safely at its new home. We’re fully committed to providing a green, low-stress experience for every move, no matter how briefly you need us!

NYC Movers Ready for Anything

Our team has been together for years and has seen it all. From pianos moving from the tenth floor to families moving across the city to multinational corporations moving up the street, we’re here to help.

We’re committed to providing smooth, low-stress moving experiences that match our values. That includes leaving the planet better than we found it with reusable packing supplies so your move can be low waste, too!

About Movers Not Shakers

Movers Not Shakers was founded over 20 years ago as an affordable moving company in Brooklyn. We grew thanks to our commitment to affordable, seamless moving experiences across the five boroughs.

We strongly believe we have a social responsibility to pay living wages, leave the planet better than we found it through our choices, and support our clients in settling into their new space, wherever it is.

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All-Inclusive Brooklyn Movers and Beyond

Our movers near me in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island, Queens, and Manhattan can handle the entire move or provide specific services to match your needs. We do residential and commercial moving, so any move can be low-stress!

Our inclusive services cover green packing supplies, labeling, furniture, transport, unpacking, and more. We aim to help you transition to your new life with as little stress as possible. The change is stressful enough as it is.

The Movers and Shakers team has been together for years, so we understand exactly what you need from a professional moving company in NYC. We pride ourselves on providing affordable, customizable moving services that help you when you need it most.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Move on Your Schedule

We’re ready to help you move tomorrow or next month. Just call our expert team!

Move Anywhere

Whether up the street or upstate, we’re ready to help you make it happen!

Move Without Hassle

We pack, unpack, transport, and more for a stress-free experience every time.

More About Movers Not Shakers

Find out why we are the preferred movers of many of New York’s top properties and realtors.

Green New York Movers

Our Bins

Our green reusable bins eliminate more than 80 pounds of cardboard per move, which adds up to saving a small forest each year!

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Our Social Responsibility

We pay living wages so our team can live in NYC. We don’t have the same turnover rate other Brooklyn movers do, and it shows.

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Our Experience

Movers Not Shakers has completed over 20,000 moves since 2002. We’ve seen it all, so we can help with your move!

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What We Do

Movers Not Shakers delivers low-stress, wraparound moving services in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Contact us whether you’re moving in NYC, upstate, or out of state to see the difference!

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Move Green

We were NYC’s first green mover. We use biodiesel and reusable bins to minimize your carbon footprint.

Think Green

We save over 1,000 trees per year, and over our 20+ years moving people in NYC, that’s added up.

Be Green

We’ve completed over 20,000 moves using our green principles, and we don’t plan on stopping any time soon.

Our Top New York Moving Tips

How much do movers cost in NYC?

Movers in NYC vary significantly in cost. Movers in Queens, NYC, might be less expensive than movers on Staten Island, who will be different from movers in the Bronx. The only way to know is to get a quote from any company you’re considering.

What is the cheapest way to move in NYC?

The cheapest way to move in NYC is to do it yourself with help from friends. However, while this method will save money, it will cost you time, stress, and peace of mind in busy NYC.

How far in advance should you schedule local movers?

Many moving companies in NYC require notice anywhere from a week to a month to secure a moving slot. Movers Not Shakers offers both scheduled and same day moving services so you have more flexibility in your plans.

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With over 20 years and 20,000 moves under our belt, Movers, Not Shakers! makes your move stress-free.

Our Top Brooklyn Moving Tips

How much do movers cost in Brooklyn, NY?

Brooklyn movers vary significantly in cost depending on the company and services you need. You will need to contact companies for quotes to have an accurate idea of what your specific needs will cost.

What is the best time to move in Brooklyn?

Generally, the best times to move in Brooklyn are spring and fall. The weather is cooperative during these periods and is less likely to damage your belongings during the moving process to your new location. We operate year-round for your convenience.

How much should I tip to my mover in Brooklyn?

While tipping is never required, tipping 20% of your move cost or up to $50 per mover is considered appropriate.

Our Top Manhattan Moving Tips

How much do movers cost in Manhattan, NY?

Movers in Manhattan can be expensive, but the only way to know how much your move will cost is to go through the quote process. Otherwise, you may be surprised if your situation is challenging.

What do I need to do to move smoothly in Manhattan?

There are two things everyone should do to make their move smoother. First, list your possessions and where you want them upon arrival. The second is packing a box of essentials that stay with you and includes items like scissors, toilet paper, and a change of clothes.