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Robyn W.
14:29 02 Jul 24
We recently had a very rushed complete move out of our home when the sale closed very quickly. O'Neill Transfer and Storage stepped in, and in one... day, had the entire house packed up and moved over 100 miles away into a storage unit at our new location! They were very careful with our things, and packed and padded each box carefully. The crew was extremely courteous and polite, and were always willing to work around us as we hustled to get moved out by the 5 pm deadline. They drove the whole truck load to the coast and neatly stacked everything in our storage unit for us. Each box was labeled with the room that the items came out of, so now all we have to do is look through the boxes to find the items we more
Kate O.
22:17 27 Jun 24
Jason and Albert and their team were great. They were respectful, fast and communicative. We had a lot of stuff, and they handled everything without... any issue. They were exactly the type of people we needed during a stressful more
Sarah L.
23:49 23 May 24
I'm a home organizer and I hired the O'Neill team to move my client's belongings from his old house to his new one and they did a wonderful job. They... were on time, professional, and they completed the job very quickly. There was no damage to any items. Highly recommend!read more
C S.
23:31 22 May 24
My main movers for an international move contracted with O’Neills to pack up and load everything into a shipping contain. Albert, Markus and Freddie... arrived and couldn’t have had better attitudes. They were careful with every item they packed. The main company had failed to give them a complete picture of the size of the job, but they made it work and ensured everything was packed professionally and without fuss. I was seriously impressed with these gentlemen and would highly recommend based on this more
Karl N
13:53 11 May 24
Lynn M.
18:36 03 Mar 24
I give this company 5 stars. The staff who packed my furniture, kitchen, glassware, and collectibles did a fabulous job. Only 1 glass was broken (I... had quite a few). They stored my things until I found my new home. The moving staff was also great. I couldn't believe how quickly the got everything into place. A side note....both the packers and the movers had been with the company a long time. That says volumes about their more
God B.
20:01 04 Feb 24
A great place to store your belongings as well as work for
Karl N
15:03 08 Dec 23
Made my dreams come true!
Marcus V.
15:57 24 Aug 23
Great business with great people!
Ken H.
18:38 27 Jun 23
Our moving team was amazing. They worked hard, had solutions to problems, were personable and saved us both time and money through their knowledge of... efficient and optimal storage solutions. I was very impressed and will certainly use them again in the near more
Jim K.
17:17 24 May 23
I needed some valuable China and antiques packed and loaded into a truck. The packers arrived on time. They were efficient, not rushed, and... carefully packed and loaded the truck. They did an outstanding job packing and loading these very fragile items. The items arrived safely at their destination; the packing and careful loading of the truck was critical to that. Kudos to their professional expertise. I highly more
Jeff K.
08:52 23 May 23
In and out within 20 minutes with a full load and they were as nice as the day is long.
Helen L.
17:17 03 May 23
Great job! Careful and efficient in loading by Lumen, Anderson and Laura - helpful and friendly people
mickey O.
04:34 01 Apr 23
The two gentlemen who brought my “stuff” to me were exceptional. They carefully unwrapped every piece of my “stuff”, place it carefully and were... gracious, respectful & kind to me. We also shared a few laughs, as some of my “stuff” truly is hilarious.Chris & Karl, thank you for being just awesome.Sincerely,Ms Mickeyread more
21:46 27 Mar 23
16:58 16 Mar 23
Always a pleasure to work with the team at O'Neill! They are responsive, fair and take great care of the products we need packed and moved.
Volodymyr K.
15:53 13 Mar 23
Take 2 hours for unloading
Paige C.
02:14 02 Mar 23
After reading enough reviews about horroble moves, one will inevitably become wary and expect the worst. O'Neill totally blew me away with how... professional and kind they were every step of the way. Absolutely awesome team delivered my belongings efficiently and with care up to my third story apartment (with an elevator, but still). Scheduling the delivery was super easy as well despite the delay due to the snow. Truly can't recommend them enough!read more
geana A.
22:05 17 Nov 22
Marty D.
17:08 21 Sep 22
They did a fabulous job of protecting my what I needed moved. Communication with the office & movers was easy, price good & understanding of my... specific need. Thank you for great service!read more
Jacob D.
13:36 06 Jun 22
lawrence F.
21:41 01 May 22
Lyn C.
20:58 07 Mar 22
Complicated move with lots of moving parts and they were great!
Craig H.
06:37 22 Feb 22
Worked for these people and felt like family from day 1! Very inviting and a great place to work
19:00 01 Nov 21
A R.
13:23 14 Oct 21
My mother-in-law‘s house sold in one day. Unfortunately, we were unable to find a long-distance mover with availability before her closing date. We... found one company who had a day available a month after closing, which we were lucky to get, but no availability to pick up her belongings and put them in storage. That left us in the difficult position of having to find a carrier who would be willing to pick up her furniture and hold it in storage for a month. We were very fortunate to find O’Neills. Not only were we able to snag the only day they had availability before the closing date, but the entire experience was positive. Geana and Betsy were very helpful, responding quickly to any of our questions or requests and were great at keeping us informed. The moving crew was very pleasant, careful with my mother-in-law‘s furniture and boxes and had the truck loaded in half the estimated time. All the furniture was carefully padded and we were given use of the pads at no additional cost with the only proviso that all of padding had to be returned at the time of the transfer to the second carrier. The furniture and boxes were in good condition and the transfer to our distance carrier was seamless. I highly recommend O’Neills and want to thank them for their more
Elaine K.
03:01 30 Sep 21
Another great moving experience! On time, professional, hard working and friendly! Thank you!
Timothy B.
08:07 22 Sep 21
Cassie B.
15:11 30 Aug 21
Michael B
09:54 24 May 21
Monica N.
20:22 16 May 21
Really nice people and my property was secure while I stored it there!
Raymond W.
01:06 12 Dec 20
Paul G.
01:29 30 Nov 20
Muddy H.
20:04 04 Nov 20
Karl N.
22:43 10 Sep 20
Really helpful!
Mary O.
16:07 03 Jul 20
Maria B.
00:58 02 Jul 20
Have had these delivery men for quite a few of my deliveries they are always very professional and respectful and do a great job. Their customer... service is phenomenal!read more
Christina C.
19:08 16 Jun 20
The guys were friendly, professional, and were in and out of my house in probably 10 minutes. The only reason I gave this company 4/5 stars is... because I was pretty disappointed to see neither of the guys wearing masks. I understand it’s a choice, however, we are in the middle of a global pandemic and you’re entering my house... of course I completely sanitized everything after they left. But come on, really? Their job is to go in and out of people’s homes. The least they could do is mask up. I’m surprised and again, disappointed that O’Neill doesn’t require them to wear them. Anyway, overall good more
Mark H.
19:45 11 Jun 20
Tarek Z.
18:55 11 Jun 20
Kristi S.
02:45 11 Jun 20
The individuals that delivered our matress set were quick & professional.This would have been perfect during typical times, but during a pandemic I... do wish they were wearing masks/face covering. I think PPE should be provided & used by the delivery crew!read more
Suzanne T.
20:03 10 Jun 20
Darryl N.
00:12 10 Jun 20
Delivered Costco mattress on time and set up. Also hauled away old mattress
Steve B.
18:19 05 Jun 20
Tommy B.
17:42 05 Jun 20
Sally R.
17:06 05 Jun 20
I was nervous ordering a bed online, especially not knowing the details of delivery. It actually came 2 weeks sooner than promised and the... communication setting up the delivery was superb. They kept us informed even calling when on their way even though we were given a window for delivery. The delivery itself was incredibly professional. They were respectful and helpful. Overall it was a great experience and I would definitely recommend this more
Carol g
18:26 04 Jun 20
Vickie A.
00:36 04 Jun 20
Very professional, prompt, polite and followed all directions. Would definitely recommend them to anyone. Great job! Thank you.
Edwin O.
00:06 04 Jun 20
Absolutely satisfied with the delivery and quality of my order, the delivery guys where extremely polite and professional and even dropped off the... mattress up the stairs and into my apartment. Definitely would recommend their services 10/10read more
00:05 04 Jun 20
Alyce H.
23:23 03 Jun 20
The folks coordinating the delivery were very nice and the guys who did the delivery were fantastic.
Steffanie B.
16:22 30 May 20
I have a great experience with the delivery service. The Two men were polite and professional they set up my new bed and took the packaging out with... more
Patty L.
21:08 29 May 20
The two guys who delivered my mattress were so nice. They were great!
Valerie G.
01:06 27 May 20
Scheduling the delivery was easy, they had many delivery times to choose from. Everyone I spoke to on the phone were nice. The delivery guys were on... time, very polite and respectful. Wonderful company!read more
Liana B.
00:41 27 May 20
Very satisfied with the delivery .. crew arrived on time .. were very courteous and helpful.
Don S.
03:20 23 May 20
O'Neill delivered our new mattress. The deliverymen were friendly, quick and efficient. They were in and out in minutes.
Michael W.
17:00 17 May 20
John G.
01:42 15 May 20
Dano 5.
17:24 12 May 20
Quick. Efficient. Worth it.
John J.
16:38 12 May 20
O’Neil delivered a mattress we ordered from Costco. Their office called and scheduled a delivery window between 8:30-10:30 and the truck was at our... home right at 8:30 on the agreed upon delivery day. The delivery men had the mattress off the truck and inside our garage within 5 minutes. They would have brought the mattress inside and set it up but with the virus issues I preferred to do it myself. It wasn’t the 100% contactless experience I would have preferred because I had to sign the delivery receipt so they could work on that aspect of the process. Perhaps a phone call or email where I could confirm the delivery without touching anything. All in all a 100% good delivery experience with just slight room for more
kim G.
14:46 02 May 20
Christina N.
01:38 18 Apr 20
I called to have a mattress delivered from O'Neill Transfer, they arranged a time to deliver the next day, delivery was excellent, punctual &... professional. The old mattress was hauled away as well, thanks for the great more
Steve S.
23:23 03 Apr 20
I have O'Neill Transfer move us from the west side of Portland over to the east side. They were able to get everything in my 5 bedroom house packed... up, moved and delivered to my new house the same day. Everything arrived as good as when it left the old house. Great work and very hard working more
Johnny R.
19:24 02 Apr 20
Brad is honest and hardworking. I have enjoyed working with him in the past.
Roger W.
16:53 07 Mar 20
Remington J.
05:46 03 Mar 20
Update, written 2 MAR 2020My items were delivered last week. I can say I have no problem with this moving company. They communicated with me... promptly and my items were in the best condition I have ever had with movers. I plan on moving again, and I will think of this company first is all I have to say.Written 11 JUL 2019Where do I begin? Well this is a good moving company, most of my communication was done via email. I managed to get an estimator to come out and look at my apartment. I was glad because basing the cost of a move purely on square footage is bad. After the estimator came out I kept in contact and all my questions and concerns were addressed.The day I was going to have my items packed and stored the three gentlemen showed up on time and were very diligent. Very professional and addressed my concerned. I am experienced with other movers and somethings I knew to look out for.I will update this review when I move into a new place and have them deliver my items. As for now they left a great more
Patrick K.
12:52 19 Jul 19
Great service and attentive to needs. We are a very-satisfied long-time customer. Highly recommended.
Xiangxiong K.
05:00 25 Jun 19
Patti W.
19:18 11 Jun 19
We had outdoor furniture delivered that we ordered from Costco. We were given a two hour window. Dean and Todd arrived within a 1/2 hour into that... window.They were prompt, efficient and had the best personality, considering I had to determine placement as they were unloading. They carefully unloaded and made sure all packing materials were picked up and hauled away.They both were a delight in the short time they were here. Our more
Tracy C.
06:55 11 Jun 19
Marty N.
00:05 07 Oct 18
Kathie Q.
16:31 31 Aug 18
The moving guys are workhorses.
Caitlin L.
21:51 19 Mar 18
We cannot say enough good things about O’Neill Transfer and Storage Co Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon – affiliated with National Van Lines. O’Neill’s... President (Bradley Boland Sr.) came to our rescue after we had been bilked by an online Moving Broker (don’t ever make that mistake!). Anyway, it was the day of our scheduled move through the online broker and the price suddenly jumped $2,000. We “fired” them, but then were in a desperate spot as we (family of 3) had our plane tickets to leave the next day. We called O’Neill and spoke with Brad Boland Sr. who immediately came out, gave us the price and made arrangements for the move on the spot. O’Neill is a very professional company with great client communication. Everything was packed and moved to Buffalo NY in perfect condition and right on time. They gave a fair price and more than made up for the terrible experience we had with the online moving broker. We would recommend O’Neill 100%!-Craig Voigt and Caitlin Littlefieldread more
Patrick S.
09:14 12 Feb 18
Organized, very dependable and local(!). Amazing packers; not a single item from a very large home broken or even scratched. Very flexible for... multi-state more
tomas V.
00:03 09 Feb 18
Good work good people
Elizabeth O.
23:29 16 May 17
Justin B.
19:47 14 Dec 16
Amazing communication! Used them to rent 2 Cow (Container on wheel) units and could not be more satisfied. Thank you. Only other suggestion I have is... to fix the link from the cow website that gives an old number in Lake Oswego that when you call hangs up on more
All Ready Moving & S.
22:17 29 Sep 16
Great crew great people!!!Family owned businesses are the best!
Kenny P.
04:20 25 Mar 16
Great place to work. Family owned good people. Awesome crew.
Lisa C.
15:03 02 Feb 16
I was relocated from OR to MN for work and it had to happen fast. I was not going to give up the OR apt. yet as I was not sure how it would all go. ... It was overwhelming trying to figure out which service to use and I was getting calls and emails with quotes from all over the country after I did an online search/inquiry. I liked the idea of using a local company and Bradley, the president, called and emailed and came over with some boxes to give me some advice on what to bring and not bring, etc. He was very hands on and trustworthy and everything went well. I would recommend his service to more
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Estate Cleanout Services

Moving for the First Time?

Estate cleanouts can be daunting, especially when navigating the emotions of a loved one’s passing. When you hire a professional moving company for estate cleanout services, the process begins with a complimentary consultation where the team assesses the size and nature of the estate. They’ll then provide you with a detailed estimate covering costs and timelines. On your estate cleanout day, the experienced moving team will assist in sorting and organizing belongings. Any items you want to keep will be packed and transported with care to your specified location, be it a new home or various family members. Some moving companies also offer the added benefit of a final cleaning service, prepping the home for sale or the next occupants. To wrap up, you’ll have the chance to do a final walk-through, ensuring everything meets your expectations. The process concludes with you signing off on the Order of Service, an itemized bill detailing all services rendered.

Estate Cleanout FAQs

“Do the estate sale first, donations second, and then call your movers for an estate cleanout.”

- BRADLEY BOLAND Owner, O'Neill Transfer and Storage

Estate Cleanout Services

  • Local Moving Services

    If you need estate cleanout services in Portland, our local moving team can move the items from the estate anywhere throughout Oregon.

  • Long-Distance Moves

    Our long-distance movers can seamlessly transport items from the estate cleanout anywhere in the country.

  • Packing & Unpacking

    Our professional packers will come to you to carefully wrap and box everything up to ensure its safety during transport.

  • Warehouse Storage

    Our 40,000-square-foot warehouse is climate-controlled and under 24/7 surveillance. Whether you need short-term or long-term storage, O'Neill has you covered.

Can the Moving Company Provide a Brief Overview of Its Professional Estate Cleanout Services?

Estate cleanout services help individuals and families navigate the often overwhelming task of clearing out the property of a loved one. These services typically include removing furniture, appliances, personal items, and other household belongings for storage or relocation to another property.

In the heart of Portland, O’Neill Transfer & Storage has been a trusted name for over a century, assisting families with their estate cleanout needs. Our comprehensive approach goes beyond mere removal in the estate cleanout process. We ensure that items are appropriately sorted, whether for relocation or storage, in our state-of-the-art warehouse facilities in Beaverton. With a deep understanding of the emotional weight these tasks often carry, our team is dedicated to easing the process for every family we serve.

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Does the Company Offer Free Onsite Estimates, and How Is Pricing Determined?

Moving estimates are an integral part of estate cleanout services. A moving company’s estimate provides insight into the scope of the job and the potential costs involved. Most reputable companies will offer onsite estimates, allowing professionals to gauge the volume of items and special requirements needed to assess potential challenges. This hands-on approach ensures a more accurate and tailored estimate for the cleanout.

When you reach out to O’Neill, one of the advantages is our commitment to transparency and customer satisfaction. We provide free, no-obligation moving quotes to help families budget and plan for their estate cleanout. By visiting the property and discussing specific needs, O’Neill can deliver a comprehensive and transparent quote tailored to your needs, eliminating unforeseen costs and surprises.

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How Quickly Can the Moving Company Start the Job, and How Long Is the Process Anticipated to Take?

The speed at which a moving company can start an estate cleanout largely depends on the company’s availability and resources. However, the duration of the process varies based on the size of the estate and the amount of items that need to be moved out of it. Smaller estates might only take a day, while larger properties could require several days to over a week to complete.

At O’Neill, we understand that circumstances surrounding estate cleanouts can often be time-sensitive. We specifically have flexible optios, including weekday nights and weekends, to make room in our schedule for your time-sensitive estate cleanout. While the duration varies based on the factors discussed above, our team’s efficiency and expertise allow us to optimize the process.

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Can Moving Companies Customize the Estate Cleanout Service Depending On The Family's Wishes, Such As Leaving Certain Rooms Untouched?

Estate cleanouts are deeply personal experiences, often intertwined with many emotions and memories. Moving companies know that because of this, a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t suffice, which is why they offer customizable services. Families may have particular wishes regarding how items are organized, specific rooms they’d like preserved as they are, or particular heirlooms they wish to be handled with extra care.

O’Neill Transfer & Storage deeply respects the individual wishes and preferences of each family we serve. Our team is trained to listen attentively and adapt our services accordingly. If there’s a room to be left untouched, a cherished possession to be packaged separately, or a particular order in which the estate should be processed, we ensure those wishes are honored. Our flexible and tailored approach aims to provide comfort and assurance, ensuring we meet your needs along the way.

How Does the Company Manage Items of Potential Value or Important Personal Documents That Might Be Encountered?

Moving companies should approach estate cleanouts with respect and discretion, especially when encountering items of value or sensitive documents. These items are typically set aside for family members or executors to assess and decide upon their disposition.

O’Neill’s longstanding reputation is built on trust and professionalism. When our team encounters valuables or crucial documents, they are handled with the utmost care and discretion. We prioritize communication with families to ensure that these items are appropriately managed, whether they need secure storage or delivery to a specific location.

Comfortable antique chairs located near ornamental cabinet with retro candlesticks and clock in light room.

Does The Company Provide An Itemized List Or Inventory Of All The Items Removed, Especially If Some Are Going Into Storage?

Maintaining an accurate and detailed record of items is essential when dealing with estate cleanouts. Such documentation helps track belongings and provides clarity and transparency between the service provider and the family. This list is called the Bill of Lading, and the movers will write down each item and its current condition as it is loaded onto the air-cushioned moving truck. Upon arrival, items are checked off the Bill of Lading once unloaded from the truck.

However, the movers will not be able to keep an inventory of what is in each box if you choose to pack them yourselves. If you pack yourself and opt for storage services, most moving companies require a packing list of what is in each box in case you need anything retrieved while your items are in storage.

At O’Neill Transfer & Storage, transparency and proper record-keeping are key aspects of our service. If you opt for packing services, we will catalog the contents of every box. We also utilize the Bill of Lading during loading and unloading, which you will sign off on at the end of your move.

Whether items are set aside for storage in our secure facilities or relocated to another family member, families can have complete confidence knowing that every item is accounted for. This systematic approach ensures that families know where everything is and can retrieve items with ease.

Is the Moving Company Fully Insured, and What Precautions Does It Take to Prevent Property Damage?

It’s essential for moving companies to be fully insured to protect both the company and the client. They should also take necessary precautions, like using padding or floor coverings, to prevent damage to the property during the cleanout process.

As a testament to O’Neill’s commitment to industry standards, we are fully licensed and insured. We operate under our van line’s USDOT 70719 and our ODOT license 251555. In addition, we hold both general liability and workers comp policies to protect everyone involved in the moving process.

Our team employs meticulous care to prevent damage when undertaking any project, including estate cleanouts. We tape down floor coverings, wrap doorframes and corners in moving blankets, and wrap all bulky items before moving them to protect the property when moving. Securing moving belts onto dollies is also essential to ensuring items do not fall off the dolly during loading and unloading.

Can the Moving Company Provide References from Previous Clients or Direct Me to Online Reviews?

References and reviews provide insights into a company’s performance and customer satisfaction. Reputable moving companies will have a history of satisfied customers and should have customer reviews on a third-party platform like Google or Yelp. Some companies have curated reviews on their websites. However, there is no proof that these directly came from the customers themselves, so err on the side of caution. The best case scenario is for a moving company to have reviews from Google or Yelp linked directly to their site.

O’Neill Transfer & Storage prides itself on the relationships we’ve built in the Portland community since 1920. Our Google Customer Reviews are linked directly on our site, and we invite you to check out our reviews on our Google Business Profile. Our recognition as Wheaton’s Agent of the Month in August 2021 and our A+ rating with the BBB further emphasize our dedication to exceptional service.

Does the Moving Company Provide All Necessary Equipment and Ensure Properties Are Left Tidy Post-Cleanout?

An essential consideration when selecting a moving company for estate cleanouts is the company’s ability to come fully equipped for the job. The right equipment ensures efficiency and minimizes the risk of damage to items or the property itself. After an estate cleanout, the property’s appearance is of utmost importance. No matter what the family intends to do with the property, leaving the estate neat and orderly is crucial.

O’Neill Transfer & Storage prides itself on offering a comprehensive estate cleanout service tailored to each unique situation. Equipped with the latest tools and an expert team, we handle everything, from furniture to heirlooms, carefully. In addition, we offer specialty moving services such as antiques moves, gun-safe moves, and piano moves. We are happy to provide these if needed during the estate cleanout.

After the cleanout, we ensure the property is tidied up and ready for its next chapter. Our dedication to detail and respect for the memories tied to the estate has made us a trusted choice for families over the decades. This way, we can make the challenging process of estate cleanouts easier for them.

Why Choose O'Neill Transfer & Storage?

  • Certified Pro Mover
  • Fully-licensed and insured
  • Free moving quotes
  • Family-owned and operated
  • Over 100 years of experience
  • Emergency moving services
  • A+ Rated by the BBB
  • Gun Safe Moves up to 1500lbs
  • Over 50,000 Moves Completed

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