Let's start with a well-known truth: moving sucks. When my husband and I began planning our Miami/DC move, we looked up movers on Judysbook, narrowed it down to a list of three highly rated movers, and had all three come to give us an estimate on our move. Truth be told, Best Movers DC wasn't the cheapest, but from the very first moment we talked to them, we had a sense that they were very organized, very honest, and very reliable. The estimator came to our house on time (unlike other movers) and provided a comprehensive (and accurate) estimate.
The morning of the move, four movers showed up right on time, and within three hours, our condo was empty. They were unbelievably careful with our fragile items (mirrors, antique dresser, etc). and also just great guys- sweet, friendly, and kind. When they arrived in DC a few days later, the crew was amazing - in two hours, our apartment was unpacked. All of our stuff arrived exactly it was packed - not a single scratch, dent, or break - and the movers quickly assembled the few items that needed to be put together post-move. All of this to say, if you're planning an out of state move, Best Movers DC is the way to go. They take a painful process and make it easy.