I've moved myself around the GTA several times, but with my most recent move, I didn't want to put my friends/family out again so I decided to book movers.
I called about a half-dozen places before finding Paradise Movers on HomeStars. They had great reviews and positive feedback so I decided to give them a call.
After speaking with John (owner) for the first time, I felt much more at ease about the moving process. The other places I contacted had all these forms to fill out in advance, whereas with John, we had a quick 10-minute call, he was able to give me a quote and the go-ahead for the date I wanted and after providing a deposit - I was good to go!
On moving day, John and Jay called while they were enroute to my place to provide me with an ETA. When they arrived, I had already packed and readied my apartment for the move, so they went straight to loading everything into their truck.
The loading time took less than an hour, and once they arrived at my new place, they were unable to unload in less than an hour as well. All tolled, it was about 2.5-3hrs of work.
They were both professional and courteous and I felt comfortable and confident in my decision to have them move me into my new place. They have affordable rates, will wrap any/everything you ask in plastic for transport, and leave nothing damaged in the process.
Whether you're booking movers for the first time, or have tried the other guys without success - go for Paradise Movers - you won't be disappointed.