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As a full-service household and business moving company, Solomon & Sons Relocation Services offers moving and storage services across the country. The company operates its moving fleet and customer service out of southern Florida to directly serve that area, and professionally coordinates and brokers residential and business relocations across the country and to foreign locations. Backed by a good number of positive reviews, Solomon & Sons stands out as a reliable moving company.
Solomon and Sons Relocation Services offers residential, commercial, long-distance and international moving services. Take advantage of their free, climate controlled storage for up to 14 days if you're moving long distance.
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Review
Based out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Solomon & Sons Relocation Services sets itself apart as a family owned and operated business, not a franchise or agent of a large van line. Since 2014, the company expeditiously grew into one of the most reliable moving companies in the South Florida area. Solomon & Sons has been accredited with the Better Business Bureau since March 2017 and is registered as a ProMover with the American Moving & Storage Association. Named 2018 “Mover of the Year” by Reality Today, and “Best Corporate Relocation Company 2018 – South Florida” by Acquisition International Magazine, Solomon & Sons Relocation Services handles relocations across the country with experienced staff who are personally involved with every move.
Nearly all positive ratings from customers
Full-service options include 14 days free storage for long-distance moves
Regularly updated blog offers useful tips on planning, packing and moving
Only two weeks free storage
Standard Basic Valuation has coverage limitations – does not cover South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana and Idaho
Solomon & Sons household moving services include customizable options like full-service packing, kitchen packing, fragile-only packing or the necessary supplies like a variety of box sizes, tape, and other packing materials for your fragile items if you choose self-packing. Rather than forcing you into a moving package with service you don’t need, the company offers custom solutions to fit your specific relocation. If you need storage during your move, Solomon & Sons offers temperature-controlled, affordably priced storage solutions as well including short- and long-term storage and commercial storage.
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Local Residential Moves
If you’re one of the many individuals age 65 and older who live in Florida and plan to move within the state to a city in Solomon & Sons’ local service area, you will find the company offers reliable, cost-effective local moving services. From moving apartments to relocating large estates, Solomon & Sons has the equipment and workforce required.
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Local and Intrastate Moves
Free phone or in-home estimates
No hidden fees
New moving trucks and clean equipment
Uniformed and screened moving professionals
Furnishings prepared for damage-free moving
Optional disassembly and reassembly services
Partial or full packing services as needed
Flexible storage options at a secure facility
Optional replacement-cost Basic Valuation
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Long-Distance Residential Moves
Many retirees choose to relocate to Florida for the climate and financial benefits such as no state income tax and generous property tax exemptions. For those moving to Florida from other states, Solomon & Sons services include expert packing, loading, delivery, and storage options with a customized moving plan. You get 14 days of free storage in a climate controlled indoor facility with every long-distance move.
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Long Distance Moves
Personalized move coordination from veteran moving crews
Professional packing and unpacking service
Furniture padding and shrink wrapping to prevent damage
Affordable, honest pricing with free, written estimates
State-to-state and nationwide moving plans customized to your needs
Flexible short- and long-term household storage plans
Standard Basic Valuation coverage
Specialty moving services to handle fine art, antiques, pianos, and more
Other Solomon & Sons Moving Services
Solomon & Sons handles international, commercial, warehouse and industrial moves with an understanding of guidelines and regulations for each type of relocation. The company coordinates with other reputable carriers and sees each move through from start to finish. Solomon & Sons provides storage options for commercial needs.
States Serviced By Solomon & Sons
California to Florida Only
Colorado to Florida Only
Arizona to Florida Only
Washington to Florida Only
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Liability Options
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, interstate movers must offer two levels of liability coverage called valuation, under Federal law. The standard valuation is included in the cost of your moving services and is the basic liability a mover assumes for damage to your belongings. Full replacement holds movers responsible for repairing or replacing any damaged items, but you pay to add this coverage to your relocation agreement, and there’s usually a deductible.
Standard valuation can be as low as .60 cents per pound, which is inadequate for just about any items. While movers take care not to damage your furniture or other belongings, consider paying for full valuation, particularly for longer moves.
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Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Complaints
Both customers and review sites have good things to say about Solomon & Sons Relocation Services. The Better Business Bureau rates them with an A- with 4 out of 5 stars based on 48 customer reviews. Yelp gives them a 4-star rating out of a possible 5 with 153 reviews, and Solomon & Sons ranks a 4 out of 5 stars based on 72 reviews on ConsumerAffairs.
Many customer reviews mention the professional, friendly Solomon & Sons staff and multiple clients said that they would happily use the mover again. The few complaints we found pertained to claims based on standard valuation liability, which as discussed above, doesn’t cover much.
Solomon & Sons Relocation Services Q&A
Will Solomon & Sons Relocation Services come to my home and give me an in-person estimate? Yes. You can request an in-home estimate when you fill out the form on the Solomon & Sons website or speak with a sales consultant on the phone. Home surveys and estimates are free.
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Do Solomon & Sons Relocation Services staff speak any languages other than English? Yes. Solomon & Sons has staff that speaks Russian, Spanish, French, Hebrew, and English.
What is the cost of an average move with Solomon & Sons Relocation Services? Costs are based on how many items you’re moving, the distance between your current location and the destination, and any optional services needed. Because of these variables, there is no average cost. In one example, a full-service one-bedroom long distance move started at $3,400. Local moves billed at an hourly rate with no packing services cost under $500.
What’s included in Solomon & Sons international moving services? For international moves, Solomon & Sons can take care of all details, such as packing, labeling, dealing with customs, and coordinating among transportation methods.
Are there any items Solomon & Sons Relocation Services can’t move locally? Yes. There are some things no mover can legally ship regardless of the distance. These include flammable materials, combustible or explosive items, poisonous items, plants and perishable foods.
How does Solomon & Sons Relocation Services compare to bigger national carriers? While Solomon & Sons is a smaller business compared to the large franchise groups, they have more flexibility can offer personalized service.
Solomon & Sons is a relatively new company, yet has racked up a significant number of positive customer reviews. These reviews indicate the level of understanding the company has with moving practices, regulations and customer service. Solomon & Sons can handle any size move to almost any location professionally, and with competitive prices.
PLEASE READ if you are considering a move with Solomon and Sons! The story they sell you will certainly not be what they will deliver. Matt, my contact person on our move (TN to FL) strongly stressed the fact that they ARE NOT a broker. They do not bid their moves out to other companies.
They move you with their trucks, their guys. He was quite likable, and I bought the hype, so I signed with them even though they weren't the lowest estimate.
I was most concerned with getting my things as quickly as possible, and he stressed that although they legally have 10 days to deliver, they usually deliver in three or four. That sounded great. Fast forward a few weeks when the driver showed up on the move date.
He told me he wouldn't be delivering my items for TWELVE days (at the earliest)! This was so far out of left field I couldn't believe it. The drivers ended up waiting around for hours while I went back and forth with Customer Service only to be told there was nothing they could do.
On top of it all, I was going to be on vacation the day they said they could deliver. Since they gave me zero solutions, and I had to move, I bought a new plane ticket (my expense) for a day later and shortened my vacation.
The move took so long with only two men, and at the end, he said he had bad news and that my charge was going to be FIFTY PERCENT more than the estimate (THEIR estimate with accurate information).
When I asked what would happen if I didn't agree, he said they would take 40% of the items back off the truck. When I asked how often this happens with Solomon and Sons, he said the estimate has been too low on EVERY job he has ever done except ONE!
Upon delivery (TWELVE days later), the driver said the truck wouldn't fit, and they had to offload to a different truck for another $750 charge (even though Matt claimed he researched all this before the move, and there wouldn't be a charge). Again, just apologies.
I also watched my dining room table fall to the ground because they had leaned it on its side. This is by far my most expensive piece of furniture and the piece I had literally told them was the only one I truly cared about. Huge gash on the top.
Tons of boxes were crushed, dishes broken, tables broken, missing items, and EVERY lamp was broken. Every one. When the move was over, I called Matt to get some resolution to some of these issues.
After promising to get back to me twice with no response, I gave up and was just thankful this nightmare was over. I am in the process of filing a claim, and I will update my review after I see if there is appropriate resolution on that front.
Moves can be tough, but don't make yours a nightmare like I did. Please know what you're getting into before you sign with Solomon & Sons Relocation Services.
NOTE: I have moved with professional moving companies four times (all brokers by the way)....one local move and three interstate moves. Twice I was charged more than the estimate, but it was reasonable. I have never filed a claim or left a bad review.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
June 07 2022 9:14PM
We had a terrible experience. However, Jordan was great & I have no complaints with him. We moved 2 condos from FL to a house in GA.
Right after the move, I got a call from S & Sons asking if I was missing a box of shoes & an ironing board because they were in NC at the house that shared our moving truck. I was missing them & we discussed delivery. However, I never received them.
When I filed a claim for the items, Solomon & Sons declined the claim even after they notified us! I also paid $75 to deliver some items to another address in GA. The driver said he didn't have the special order on his paperwork.
Again, my claim was denied for the overcharge because I didn't note it on the driver's paperwork. My claim was also denied for a missing floor lamp, a missing sound bar & a missing vintage turntable because I didn't note them on the paperwork after the move.
How would I know these items were missing until I unpacked everything? There were so many casualties in the move. These include 2 broken glass doors on a bookcase, a desk, a chair, a mirrored picture, and numerous broken smaller items they didn't pack properly.
Many of the broken items had both sentimental & dollar value. I didn't file a claim for the broken items because I didn't keep the original boxes and packing materials.
However, after paying nearly $12,000 for packing, storage & moving they can't seem to do the honorable thing and provide customer service. I have moved numerous times in my life. This was by far the worst move I have ever been through.
Stone Mountain, GA
November 10 2021 12:41PM
Dangerous business. Their estimates are not free. They take you credit card for estimate and when you don’t use them they charge your card $983.00. Because I did not use them for my move they think they deserve $983.00 for an estimate! Serious bandits.
Miami, SELECT A STATE
September 09 2021 1:37AM
This company is a scam. Claimed my items in storage were infested with roaches, and bed bugs. They also claimed that contents covered in mold.
Bottom line, I hired Atlas Van Lines. They completed my move without issue. Everything was in good shape when delivered. They refuse to refund $583.08. The owner has served time in prison for DUI Manslaughter.
Pompano Beach, FL
August 18 2020 12:40AM
Awful experience! Do not use this company for moving. Quote to move from New England to Florida was 4100.00 but the salesman (Matt **) insisted I would get a 969.00 reduction if 18 wheeler could pick up and deliver my goods and a "shuttle" was not needed.
They showed up with a "shuttle" even though I told them that (2)18 wheelers had been on my street from another moving company. The "head" mover Wayne told me that the 18 wheeler is parked in NY and that they use the shuttles to bring the goods to it.
Soooo.... they had NO intention of bringing the 18 wheeler onto my street. I did not get the additional money back and was told by Esther in the office that I signed the contract and that was that...not what Matt ** told me!!
Additionally, Esther told me I should be happy that my crew spoke English because many of their crews do not....What??? My things arrived 2 weeks after I was told that they would arrive!! Missing one box which I notified them of and received no response.
After furniture was picked up it was impossible to get a call back from anyone! In the end I was charged an additional 800.00 for supplies (boxes and tape) and additional cubic feet in the truck! this company cannot be trusted! Liars ! Do not use them!!
August 06 2020 9:21PM
Horrible experience. People were always pleasant, which is why they get one star. Initial quote was $3770. When the mover came he wanted $5100. Said quote was based on "ikea type very light furniture". I expected some fluctuation but this was absurd.
Additionally, was supposed to receive my furniture on July 1, didn't get it until July 6. So, had to pay for additional 5 days in a hotel. Then they lost one of my boxes and didn't seem to try too hard to locate it.
Also, my belongings had a horrible musty smell that took weeks to get rid of. If you're moving out of state, get a nationally known company!
Murrells Inlet, SC
September 13 2019 10:19PM
Great moving experience with this company on our recent move from Atlanta - Palm Harbor FL. The moving team in Georgia ( Ethan and his crew ) all were dressed in company shirts and handled themselves in a very professional manner. On the delivery end, Giovanni and his men also had a great attitude and came prepared with all the tools and equipment they needed to reassemble our Hospital bed. Overall smooth relocation experience.
July 02 2019 8:53PM
This guys did perfect job for delivered my stuff from 2 apartment flat to new house. Movers was in time and price was as quoted at first! Will be recommend them to my sister that wants to move next month!