El Cheapo Movers Ltd.

Moving & Storage
267 College Street Toronto ON M5T 1R6
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Andrea in Toronto
Andrea in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
1/10

El Cheapo abandoned us on move day!

We booked El Cheapo movers for a short in-city move. We made the office and booking team well aware of our requirements in writing. The day of the move came and they showed up an hour late. One guy out of the three we booked came into our house. He quickly made the judgement that our couch was too big and we were not fully packed (stereo equipment was not packed as we wanted to bring that to our new home ourselves). The beds and cribs were taken apart and all of the things we wanted them to move was packed. They still had issue with it. They decided to take off on us while we were on the phone with their office never to return. They abandoned us in a point when we needed them and they knew it. They should be ashamed of how they treated us. Recommend you select another moving company who cares about their customers and treats them with respect.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
0/10

El Cheapo will throw away your belongings without your consent

El Cheapo put my belongings in the garbage without my consent. We signed a contract for our belongings to be moved from our home to a storage unit. Once the storage unit was emptied at a later date, we noticed that a huge antique floor lamp was missing. We called El Cheapo to inquire about its whereabouts and they claimed that we told them they could throw it away because the base was wobbly. The base was not wobbly. It was a solid brass lamp. It was a family heirloom, no one would have told them to throw it out. So just like that, El Cheapo turned into a junk removal company against their contract and takes it upon themselves to decide what is garbage. Do not trust this company. They then tried to give me money in exchange for my silence. Very unethical! I opted to share my story so that this doesn't happen to anyone else.

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Howard in Toronto
Howard in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
9/10

Small Job

Had a really small job - needed to move a refrigerator up a flight of stairs. It was really heavy and in a tight space. Called around and everyone wanted their full rate ($300 - $500), except El Cheapo was willing to send a guy at the end of the day for a reasonable price. Really happy for the help.

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Jill in Mississauga
Jill in Mississauga
0 reviews Mississauga, ON
10/10

Great for senior move

I have used El Cheapo Movers for three different moves, the most recent was a move for my mother. The office assisted me with a lot of logistical support and the movers were professional and friendly. I couldn't help lift anything but they put the furniture exactly where I wanted it. I would gladly use the company again. Oh, and they offered us a senior's discount.

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Al Ho
Al Ho
13 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

The only company I know of that has a 1 hour minimum

El Cheapo is one of the ONLY movers that I know of that have a 1 hour minimum for $150. This is perfect for small moves. I have used this company in the past to move just a carpet and recently just a stove from Bayview/Sheppard to Front/Sherbourne. They were able to arrive within my elevator booking windows which is already very difficult. Would highly recommend and use them again.

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Vic in Toronto
Vic in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Moving into townhouse

Incredibly friendly and helpful service both in booking/lead up and the day of. It was a tough move into a narrow townhouse, without street access, but they got it done carefully and efficiently.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Best Movers!

I was impressed with El cheapo Movers right from my initial contact with the office. They are very professional and quick to respond to any questions. On the day of the move, M... and T.... were very efficient and careful with my mother's stuff. The move was very quick and we were very pleased with the price. I would definitely call this company for any future moves.

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Robin in Old Toronto
Robin in Old Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Best movers!

Moving for me is always a stressful event. I feel very fortunate to have had 3 wonderful , hardworking guys .. from El Cheapo moving company...James , Trae and Andy . They showed up right on time, were fast , efficient, friendly , careful and considerate . It has been the best move ever , thanks to them! I have already recommended them to friends and family and wish them much success .

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Ashley in Toronto
Ashley in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Great, speedy & detail oriented service!

The team arrived early, ready to get going. They worked quickly and were flexible when we ran into trouble with the loading area in my building, which I really appreciated. They were very careful will all my belongings and came prepared to wrap furniture for its protection. All in all, great experience!

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Company Response

Hi Ashley! Thank you so much for the review, we are always happy to hear feedback from our customers.

Sarah in Toronto
Sarah in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Fabulous service

They took care of our belongings and were friendly and efficient. Reliable service from this company. I really appreciate not having to worry as the workers were moving our belongings. I highly recommend El Cheapo! Thank you for making what could be a stressful day very smooth and easy.

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Company Response

Thanks Sarah! We are so glad to hear about the success of your move.

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More about El Cheapo Movers Ltd.

Over 25 years experience moving in Toronto & GTA. Our one hour minimum charge & quarter hour billing increments ensure you only pay for the time you use. For a condo, townhouse, or full house, we have the experience & reputation to accommodate you. Winner of the Consumer's Choice Award, ...
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