America’s Small Move Specialists.

— Antiques, Treasures, pianos & more —

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Small Moves Specialist

Small Move Specialists

Small moves are our specialty. We travel the U.S. constantly and offer competitive pricing for moves as little as 400 pounds.

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Antique Movers

Antiques & Heirlooms

Antiques can be very fragile and demand to be packaged a certain way. We know that moving antiques takes special care and skill.

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Estate Movers

Estate Moves

When a decision is made to divide an estate between family members, our estate movers help categorize the items and move them.

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Piano Movers

Piano Movers

We’ve been moving pianos for 30 years and have the skill, expertise and know how to make sure it arrives on-time and pristine.

We do not offer intrastate moves unless in California.

When it’s more than a box but less than a house. When it’s irreplaceable, antique, or fragile—and definitely when it’s a piano. Any load under 2000 lbs, all across the U.S.

America's Small Moves Moving Company

Top 15 Reasons to Hire Sterling Van Lines

Since 1991, Sterling Van Lines specializes in small moves (loads under 2,000 pounds—about 1-1/2 rooms of furniture) from state to state within the 48 continental U.S. and within California.

Here are the top 15 reasons to hire Sterling Van Lines as the moving company to take care of all your nationwide moving needs.

  1. Careful Packaging
  2. Efficient Shipping
  3. Local Movers
  4. Experienced Staff
  5. Nationwide Movers
  6. No Lifting
  7. No Stress
  8. Peace of Mind
  9. Reliability
  10. Safety
  11. Save Money
  12. Small Minimum of 400 Pounds
  13. Small Moves for Precious Items
  14. Track Your Items
  15. Use Correct Packing Material
Our Moving Companies Angie’s List Super Service Award

We have earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016.

American Moving & Storage Association A+ Better Business Bureau California Moving & Storage Association Illinois Movers’ and Warehousemen’s Association National Association of Senior Move Managers Certified Pro Mover
Small Moves Moving Company

Small Moves

As a moving company, Sterling specializes in small moves across the United States — moves involving small loads of 2,000 pounds or less (about 1-1/2 rooms of furniture). We offer small moves within California and 48 states handling everything from pianos, fine art, crystal and antiques to electronics and computers with the gentle touch they require.

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Local Los Angeles Moving Company

Los Angeles Moves

Need to move within the Los Angeles or Southern California area? Sterling Van Lines can help to make your move smooth — and we’ll place your items wherever you’d like in your new location.

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Long Distance Moving Company

Long Distance Moves

Sterling Van Lines provides full service for long distance moves, two men, and inside pickup and delivery to any destination in the 48 states.

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Etate Movers

Estate Movers

When the decision is made to divide an estate between family members, Sterling estate movers can be invaluable. Our estate movers help coordinate the move from start to finish — at costs significantly less than other van line minimums. Many estate moves require one or two pieces of furniture to be delivered to two or more separate locations — imagine paying for two thousand pounds for each move necessary at two and three pieces at a time! Sterling’s estate movers have very low minimums are very affordable and can save you thousands of dollars compared to paying for full van lines minimums for each move done by an estate mover.

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 Packing and Crating Full Service Moving Company

Packing & Crating

Sterling Van Lines professional movers can pack or crate your valuables. Specialized crating for delicate or ornate items such as chandeliers or fragile antiques. We can pack your entire household or just your breakable items such as dishes, china sets and pictures.

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Moving Insurance

Moving Insurance

Moving to a new home? There’s nothing quite like waving goodbye to all your worldly possessions stuffed into a truck as it pulls onto the road. It's natural to wonder if everything will arrive in one piece. This is where moving insurance can help you sleep at night until everything is safely delivered. Accidents can happen even to the most careful of people or moving companies. Moving insurance protects your goods while in route to your new home, whether on the truck, or while in temporary storage.

Small Moves
Local Moves
Long Distance Moves
Estate Movers
Packing & Crating
Moving Insurance

We have 30 years of experience as local and nationwide movers

helping people ship some items from one state to another, which can be from California to Florida or from New York to Kansas City, we can also move belongings to a new home in the Los Angeles area.

If we are delivering a bigger piece, a piano or a sofa, will there be stairs at the shipping location? And if so, how wide are the stairs? Will it fit through the door? We go the extra mile to take care of you and your precious items.

Our goal is to customize our services to the needs of each customer — whether you’re moving your home or office or just a few pieces, we’ll make your move worry free! We have moved thousands of individuals and small businesses. As nationwide movers covering millions of miles across the country, we are an experienced moving company that has delivered a variety of objects to small towns and large cities throughout the U.S.

We work with you to meet your needs whether you are shipping one or several items. Our trained staff ensures your precious and fragile items are properly and safely packaged. We take pride in getting it done right taking the details of the delivery.

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From your initial contact with our friendly staff, we work with you to plan the best option for you and make your move worry free!

Save money with our low weight minimum. Sterling only requires a minimum of 400 pounds, which is substantially less than most other moving companies who demand at least 2,000 pounds and prefer to move large 5,000-15,000 pound loads. And we only charge for the exact amount of pounds unlike other moving companies that charge for the full 2,000 pounds. With Sterling’s small moves, you not only save money but you also get a personal touch from our staff that has been helping people like yourself for the past 30 years.

Our philosophy is to provide you with exceptional local and nationwide service by ensuring your items are safely shipped to your destination.

See what some of our happy customers have to say

As a moving company, we are proud of the work we do in helping people to move- and thought we would share a few words from our customers.

Small Move Testimonial
Nothing but excellent things to say about Sterling Van Lines! Moving is stressful enough -- Sterling Van Lines definitely made the process easier for us!B.P. Small Move
Piano Move Testimonial
They moved a very old 1886 Steinway Baby Grand across the country and they did a wonderful job. Sterling had the best price as well. Tim D. Piano Move
Antique Move Testimonial
Sterling moved some antiques from PA to NV for my family. My main concern was that the pieces arrive intact and in good shape, and they certainly did.Shani C. Antique Move

Why Choose Sterling Van Lines?

As nationwide movers, Sterling can pick up items, whether one particular piece or several, from any state and deliver it to another state. We have a minimum of only 400 pounds compared to 2,000 pounds minimum for most moving companies. Sterling does not deliver intrastate, locally within a state (other than California).

Sterling customizes every shipment to ensure customer satisfaction because we care about every delivery regardless of size and shape of the items. We are often the only source for shipping fragile items and we will go to locations most other moving companies cannot be bothered with. We are personally involved with your specific needs.

As local movers in California, Sterling provides local service in which we can help you move all of your items from one location to another within 90 miles in the Greater Los Angeles area. We offer small moves with regular delivery of small shipments anywhere in the state picking up a few items in one location and shipping them to another. We deliver weekly to Northern California (Bay area), San Diego and the desert (Palm Springs and beyond), usually requiring two to five days from pick-up to delivery.

For 30 years as local and nationwide movers, Sterling has excelled at taking care of customers like you getting it their personal belongings to the right destination in a safe and secure manner by carefully and properly packing every item.

Long-distance shipping, from state to state is also a primary service we offer. We are the best choice for a moving company when it comes to taking care of your personal belongings and delivering it anywhere in the U.S. Our friendly and experienced staff has been taking care of people like you for 30 years making sure their precious items arrive safely.

Sterling Van Lines is a moving company with 30 years of experience in helping local residents move within 90 miles in the Los Angeles area and customers within the 48 continental states with packing and shipping items of various sizes. We’ve delivered many precious and fragile items from one city to another such as San Francisco, Chicago or New York as well as many small towns all over the country.

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