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We’re Your Local and Long-Distance Residential Moving Experts

At Sunshine Movers, we understand that you want to make your move easier, which is why we are motivated and well-trained moving experts. Sunshine Movers is insured, licensed, and equipped to handle all kinds of residential moves.

The moving day involves a lot of stress and frustration, but you can have a seamless moving experience by choosing a reliable residential moving company. If you want peace of mind, your best bet is a residential moving company that cares for your belongings as much as you do. We use top-quality packing supplies, we carefully load your possessions onto our truck, and then carefully unload and unwrap them at the destination. Our emphasis on exceptional customer service has made our residential moving services top rated in Sarasota and its surrounding areas.

Types of Moves

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Nothing is as overwhelming as packing your entire household and moving somewhere else. It is easy to feel confused during the moving process, and you need a residential moving company that handles all the logistical details. At Sunshine Movers, you will find an enthusiastic team of relocation experts who can handle different kinds of moves, including

1. Local Movers

If you are searching for a stellar moving company in Sarasota and surrounding locations, look no further than Sunshine Movers. But don’t take our word for it! A simple Google search for “residential movers near me” will show you our consistent 5-star ratings and impressive customer reviews. Once you contact Sunshine Movers, we will assign you an experienced moving coordinator to provide a free in-home estimate and customize a package for your household.

2. Long-Distance Movers

Our staff of professional packers, movers, and drivers has a long track record of executing long-distance residential moves perfectly. We can pack and move your entire household while taking the utmost care of your precious possessions. At Sunshine Movers, we appreciate how hard you work, and you deserve a long-distance residential moving company that will handle every step of your relocation.

3. Specialized Moving

If you don’t know how to disassemble your bulky furniture or move your piano, pool table, antiques, and fine art, you need specialized movers. At Sunshine Movers, we have invested in the kind of expertise you can trust with your family heirlooms and sentimental items. 

4. Employee Relocation

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When employee relocations are involved, you want moving a company that will relocate your valued staffers quickly so that they get back to work. We offer customizable stand-alone employee relocations and office moves that will minimize downtime and promote business continuity.

5. Government Moves

Our commitment to meeting deadlines and dedication to confidentiality has made us government certified. Sunshine Movers has met the highest standards in the moving industry and invested in state-of-the-art equipment fit for government projects. Our government movers will help you choose relocation services that are suitable for your needs and budget

6. Storage

While looking for residential movers near you, you should also consider your storage needs, especially if you are downsizing. Sunshine Movers will assist you in identifying the perfect storage units around Sarasota that will fit your items. Our staffed, monitored, and convenient storage facilities are available for as long as you need.

How to Choose a Household Moving Company

Sunshine Movers provides top-rated residential moving services in Sarasota and surrounding areas. We will pack and move your apartment, townhouse, condo, or cottage according to your schedule. We will also wrap and pack your high-value items to prevent damage. When choosing a company for residential relocation services, you should pay attention to

1. Make Sure the Mover is Licensed and Insured

If you plan a local or long-distance residential move, it is essential to use a licensed company. Sunshine Movers is fully licensed and has met the requirements for safety, financial security, and insurance. You can relax because we are insured in the unlikely case of any damage to your items.

2. Check with the Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau is a reliable tool for determining a moving company’s reputation. The BBB includes ratings, reviews, and complaints that you can use to make an informed decision. At Sunshine Movers, we are proud of our A+ rating as it shows how dedicated we are to providing superior customer service.

3. Ask About Professional Accreditation

A straightforward way to separate reliable moving companies from untrustworthy ones is to check for professional accreditation. Sunshine Movers is proudly accredited by the American Moving & Storage Association.

4. Verify Credentials

You should confirm a moving company's basic information through an internet search. You should also check if the moving firm is blacklisted or has outstanding complaints using platforms like Moving Scam, Yelp, and You can also ask for references and confirm current insurance coverage with the insurance company.

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Why Choose a Moving Company over DIY?

When planning a residential move, the most critical decision will be between moving yourself or coordinating with professional movers. If you choose to move by yourself, consider the time, effort, and stress involved in DIY moves.

Professional movers will take the difficulty out of your move. At Sunshine Movers, we have the talent, expertise, and equipment to make residential moves quick, safe, and time saving. Contact our seasoned residential movers for a worry-free transition.

When you hire us to move your household, you can expect the highest level of care and attention. Our movers are known for their good manners, and we’re confident you will feel at ease when you meet them. Sunshine Movers’ employees are licensed and insured and trained to meet each customer’s needs. We look at each of our customers as part of our Sunshine Movers family, and it’s our #1 goal to make sure you are happy and relaxed during your relocation.

Have problems you need solved? We listen and provide solutions.

Who says moving always has to be stressful? Sunshine Movers does things differently. We help turn one of life’s most chaotic events into an efficient and calm experience.

Whether you are moving across town or across the state, we’re prepared to get you there, one step at a time, yet faster than you can imagine.

Residential moves come in all shapes and sizes. That’s why we customize a moving package and protection plan to fit your specific needs. Sunshine Movers is flexible. We know each of our customers wants to orchestrate the move a certain way. We specialize in full-service relocations, where we do all the packing, loading, and unloading. We will even include kitchen, pantry, and bedroom setup to make your life easier. Or, if you want to be more involved in the process, we will help you set up a plan for that too.

Wondering what sets us apart as a preferred local moving company? Here are just some of the benefits we offer to you and your family:

  • Free in-home estimates
  • Full service moves, including packing
  • We take apart and reassemble furniture and place  each piece where you want it in your new residence
  • Refrigerator and freezer packing, unpacking, and complete  set up in your new home
  • Our movers have the proper tools and training to move fine art, antiques, pianos and specialty items
  • Sunshine Movers has a preferred partners list for a variety of services, such as junk removal, storage, plumbing, handyman services, and painting
  • We go above and beyond, and we won’t rest until our customers are happy
  • Hassle-free moving. Ask us. More than likely, the answer is “yes we can!”

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If you’re planning a residential move in the next few weeks or months, we recommend packing as soon as possible or hiring us to do the packing for you. When you’re relaxing in your new home a few months from now, you’ll be glad you did!

Sunshine Movers offers professional-grade packing supplies, important tips, and a detailed moving checklist.

Also, check out our FAQs for answers to common questions about residential relocations.

If you’re wondering which moving company is the best in the area, there’s no need to look any longer. Our reviews and testimonials say it all. You will get to know our crew members on a first-name basis, and you will see that Sunshine Movers takes care of our customers.

Become a part of the Sunshine Movers of Sarasota family today.

Our purpose is to make your next household move as easy as possible!

Contact us for a free in-home residential relocation estimate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do full-service movers do?

Trusted movers and packers make sure that all your precious and delicate items are packed and moved to the decided destination. You can trust them to move all your items with utmost safety and protection. Also, you can expect a seamless partial or full furniture disassembly/reassembly as needed to your new location.

What is considered a long-distance move?

If your move is more than 400 miles, it is considered a long-distance move. A long-distance move usually refers to the move to another country or state. For this, you will pay for the items you want to move, the overall weight of your items, and the distance you cover (in miles). It is similar to an international move except for the distance and customs clearance conditions. No matter what the distance covered, Sunshine Movers will move you efficiently and safely. Connect with us any time to plan your next move.

What won't sunshine movers move?

Professional movers and packers usually don’t move harmful items such as nitric acid, muriatic acid, and batteries. Apart from this, they also don’t include items like valuables, important documents, cash, certificates, and jewelry in their moving list. 

How much does it cost for long-distance movers?

The cost of a long-distance move depends on the distance and items to be packed and moved.  Our experienced moving consultants will be able to give you a competitive, accurate price with no hidden fees or surprise charges.

How do I avoid being scammed by a moving company?

Protecting yourself from fraudulent movers and packers is not easy, but you can reduce the chances of disappointment by following a few steps.
1. Always choose a reliable and experienced moving company.
2. Make sure the company is insured, and all the employees are trained.
3. Get references and check them properly. 4. Plan your relocation well in advance so can schedule the best company for the job.Plan your next move with Sunshine Movers: we offer moving services with proficiency and fool-proof planning.

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