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The Best Moving Company in Cleveland for All Your Moving Needs

Moving is always challenging, but why make it harder than it needs to be? Summit Moving & Storage is the best Cleveland mover for dependable local and long distance moving services, competitive rates, and a friendly, hard-working moving team.

Why Choose Summit Moving & Storage?

Summit Moving & Storage is a family-owned Cleveland moving company that has proudly served Greater Cleveland since 1930.  We Help You Every Step of the Way℠ with well-trained moving crews, a sales team committed to delivering the right services for your move, and competitive, transparent rates.

With more than 90 years of moving industry experience, we have earned a great reputation based on more than 100,000 satisfied customers, a low claims rate, and an ultra high referral rate. We’re prepared to make your relocation as simple and worry-free as possible – no move is too large or small!

Our Cleveland Moving Services

No matter where your move is taking you, count on Summit Moving & Storage to get your belongings to your new home on time and on budget. As a full service moving company, we can handle virtually all the hard work with services that are easy to customize.
Our local movers in Cleveland are ready to make your move within the Cleveland metro area a breeze. We perform labor only and full service senior, apartment, and household moves with affordable, transparent rates!
If you’re leaving the state or planning an intrastate move within Ohio, count on the best long distance movers in Cleveland for a hassle-free relocation. Summit Moving & Storage offers guaranteed flat pricing with guaranteed dates and dedicated trucks.
Our Cleveland office movers perform seamless office moves of all sizes with years of experience moving cubicles, office furniture, and equipment. We also offer other types of business relocations, including FF&E, retail, hospital, and school moves.
Summit Moving & Storage offers full service storage with a 90,000 SQ FT climate controlled warehouse. We’ll pack, load, and store your household goods securely in our vaults or provide portable storage options. The first month of storage is free!
Want a hands-off, easy moving experience with full packing services for your whole home? Or do you just want the professionals to pack certain rooms or fragile items? Get the customized packing service you need, and we’ll bring all the packing supplies!
Get the Cleveland moving help you need with a two-mover team and a four-hour minimum. Our team will handle any of the heavy lifting, packing, loading, and unloading you like, and you provide the truck and handle transportation.

Benefits of Hiring Professional Movers in Cleveland

Moving is an exciting time, whether you’re relocating closer to family, moving for a new job, buying a house, or relocating for a lower cost of living and better amenities. Whether you’re staying within the city, moving to the suburbs, or leaving the state, there are many great reasons to hire movers who are licensed and experienced.

Cleveland Moving Tips

As much as we would love to take over all the details of your upcoming relocation, there are many things you will need to do on your own. Here are some important tips for a smooth moving process.

  • Start the process of transferring or starting utilities at least one week before moving day. Our Cleveland utilities guide covers the steps you need to take.
  • Donate or sell furniture and other items you don’t want to take with you starting a month before your move. Here are organizations that pick up furniture in Cleveland.
  • Change your address with the USPS and important contacts about a week in advance.
  • Keep track of documents, important records, contracts, and anything you need to keep with you in a moving binder.
  • Pack items you will keep with you during the move, including a change of clothing, important documents, medication, and items you can’t replace.
  • Download our Ultimate Moving Checklist for other tips and to-do lists to stay on top of your move!

Learn More About Cleveland

Home to more than 370,000 people, Cleveland is one of the primary cities of the Great Lakes Region and the second-largest city in Ohio. A major port city on Lake Erie, Cleveland is known for its museums and cultural institutions as well as the award-winning Cleveland Metroparks system.

Is living in Cleveland in your future? Get to know more about your new home!

What are the best neighborhoods in Cleveland?

There are 34 official neighborhoods in Cleveland with something for everyone. Young professionals appreciate the exciting Downtown Cleveland neighborhood and the trendy Ohio City with its craft beer and locally owned shops. There are many family friendly neighborhoods like Tremont with its arts scene and Kamm’s Corners, one of the safest neighborhoods, plus fun places to live like the lakefront Edgewater neighborhood. Explore some of the best Cleveland neighborhoods here!

What is the average salary in Cleveland?

The average salary is $67,000 or about $19.28 per hour. The city’s median household income is $33,678.

Is Cleveland a safe place to live?

The Cleveland crime rate is about 131% higher than the national average and more than double the Ohio crime rate. However, you’ll find most crime in the city is concentrated in a few areas. There are many safe places to live with crime well below average!

What are the top attractions in Cleveland for families?

Cleveland is home to some of the best attractions in the Great Lakes region! The city is famous for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with major attractions like the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. There are also dozens of great museums to check out from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Cleveland Museum of Art, which offers free admission to the fun Christmas Story House.

What is the cost of living in Cleveland?

Cleveland is one of the most affordable major cities in the United States. The Cleveland cost of living is 6% below the national average, with the 5th lowest rent prices among metro areas and a median home price of just $128,000.

Common Questions People Ask Our Movers

How much do movers cost in Cleveland?

Many factors go into calculating moving costs. After a free assessment of your home and belongings, we consider factors like:

  • Distance to your new location
  • Volume of household goods
  • Types of belongings and specialty items
  • Home accessibility
  • Level of service
  • Number of movers

At Summit Moving & Storage, we offer affordable hourly rates for local moves with no travel fees and predictable flat rates for long distance moves. You can learn more about the factors that go into local moving costs in Cleveland here.

What is the difference between a local and long distance move?

At Summit Moving & Storage, our local move radius is within 100 miles of your origin. Our local moves are priced hourly with no travel fees. A long distance move is outside this radius with flat-rate pricing.

How much should I tip movers in Cleveland?

A tip is not mandatory, but our hard-working team always appreciates the recognition for a job well done. General suggestions for tipping movers include $5 per mover per hour, $10-25 per mover for small jobs, and $50-100 per mover for large jobs, or simply 15-20% of the total cost for the team to split.

Can movers pack my entire home?

Our moving team is happy to handle as much or as little of the packing as you want. Our movers arrive with all the supplies necessary, including new boxes, tape, furniture pads, and packing materials. We offer personalized full and partial packing and/or unpacking services to make your relocation as easy as possible. You can feel free to do any of the packing you would like and let our crew take over the rest.

Will I get a detailed estimate?

Absolutely. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO), which regulates moving companies in the state, requires moving companies provide a written estimate that clearly states whether it is binding, nonbinding, or guaranteed-not-to-exceed. The only exception is if your move cost is $500 or less or you are moving within five days when requesting an estimate. A bill of lading will also be issued when we take possession of your belongings.

Request a Free Moving Estimate Today

Trust Summit Moving & Storage to make your upcoming move an easy, worry-free transition. Get started by contacting our friendly staff at
216-641-6677 for a free, personalized moving quote!