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Located about 18 miles northwest of Bakersfield, the small city of Shafter, CA started out with humble beginnings as a Santa Fe Railroad loading dock. Named after a U.S. General who commanded troops during the Spanish-American War in Cuba, the area was incorporated back in the year 1938. It has since grown slowly into a comfortable and quiet community.
The Shafter population houses around 18,400 people with a median age of about 27 years old, making it a younger part of town. It is home to a largely Hispanic population with more than 81% of the people in the area coming from Latino origins.
Are you interested in moving to Shafter? Mentors Moving & Storage has been serving the city of Bakersfield and its surrounding areas as the best Shafter moving company around. Our top-rated moving services cover every aspect of the process whether you’re relocating a residence or a business.
Located in Kern County, Shafter neighborhoods offer some of the most affordable living options in the Bakersfield metro area. From Myricks Corner on the northeast side of town to Flight Park at the southeast, you’ll find great places to live all over the city. Other great communities are available in North Shafter, Smith Corner, and along Thomas Lane.
Once you’re living in the area and are looking for things to do in Shafter, the Minter Field Air Museum should be the first place on your list. If you’re looking for a fun activity for kids who like creepy crawlies, a trip to the Insectlore Bugseum is a great spot for hands-on experiences. You’ll also find enjoyable places close by like the Bakersfield Escape Room if you’re willing to make the short drive into town.
Shafter schools are part of multiple school districts including Richland Union, Maple, and Kern Union. Schools for young students and pre-teens include Golden Oak Elementary, Sequoia Elementary, Maple Elementary, and Richland Junior High. The city also hosts two high schools: Shafter High and Central Valley High.
Although the area’s median household income is lower than the U.S. average, you’ll still find a number of good Shafter jobs to choose from. Some of the city’s largest employers are Formica, Paramount Farming, and the Cemex Corporation. There are also large distribution centers in town for both Target and America’s Tire.
While it is one of the warmer, drier parts of California during the summer, Shafter weather is still comfortable and enjoyable for most of the year. Summer highs occasionally reach temps in the 100s, but lows drop to the mid-60s in the evenings. Winters bring cooler averages between the mid-30s and upper 50s, with about 7 inches of rain annually.
Does living in Shafter sound like it will be a good fit for your lifestyle and needs? The great team of Shafter movers here at Mentors Moving & Storage would love to assist with your relocation. Count on us to handle everything with solutions ranging from our packing services to our storage options.
Doing Google searches for the “best moving companies near me”? The reason you found us is that our team of local movers can’t be beaten. We are reliable, responsible, and experienced in every step of the moving process. Trust us to take care of your relocation anywhere around the Shafter area.
For anyone who is moving out of town and heading for a change of scenery, we can help with transitions out of the area as well. Our long-distance movers can help you with a relocation anywhere within the continental U.S. Instead of hiring a third-party company that leases out their vehicles, count on us and our fleet of dedicated trucks to get you to the new location safely and in a timely manner.
Are you a manager seeking a team of commercial movers who understands the need for a quick transition? As fellow business owners, we know how important it is to minimize any downtime and limit any effects to your bottom line. Whether you’re running a small, medium, or large business, we have the resources available to help move your office and industrial equipment to the next office space or shop.
If you’ve made your decision and feel moving to Shafter is right for you, then let Mentors Moving & Storage make it as simple a transition as possible. Among all the Shafter moving companies, you won’t find a more dependable team than ours. Give us a call today at (661) 325-6683 and if you’d like to receive a free moving estimate, fill out the Request a Quote form above.
These are some good folks in Bakersfield..they repositioned my load for weight reasons. 100$. Good folks.
We hired Smooth Move to move some very heavy furniture from a 2nd story townhouse bedroom to our house. They were on time and were professional, courteous and got right to it. There was no damage to the furniture or... read more
This crew is made of top notch professionals. They were fast and efficient. I can honestly say the absolute headache of moving was made much easier by them.
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Great service! Reliable and fast. Chris was easy to work with and the price very reasonable. They moved our solar business office (Energy Remodeling) from one location to another in Bakersfield. We'll use them again for any future moves. Thanks again!
Today was moving day from a home I have owned for 23 years. You can imagine how much I had. Kevin was my moving consultant & he was very nice. Tomas & Mike had the hard part of moving my... read more
Chris, Kevin and Carlos and his team were so great to work with! They were so kind to me and went above and beyond what was expected of them. Thanks for making our move a lot less work and hassle...... read more
Smooth Move did a fantastic job moving our entire house in one day from Bakersfield to Nipomo. Carlos Davids and the crew handled our goods with great care. Thank you.
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Move to Bakersfield Ca from Burbank. Crew was quick and helped pack items that I had not finished. Best possible result from a tough move of entire household.
Recommend for any jobs to or from Bakersfield
Great company! Wish they would offer a prorate it took less then an hour(and they showed up 15 min late) and was charged the full($314) allotted time of 2 1/2 hours. Which I understand staff has to be paid but... read more
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Fantastic moving company!!!
We had another moving company booked to help us load our moving truck so we could move out of state the next day. However, our original movers never showed up. They had the wrong date down. We... read more
Jose, Michael, and Oscar came to move me on Thursday and I am just getting around to writing this review as I just found a second to sit down from moving. Smooth Move gave me the best price and the... read more
If you need movers, look no further! We ended moving from a 2 bedroom apartment to a 4 bedroom home. The job was done within the three hour estimate and the movers were personable and professional. As cliche as it... read more
We used this company 10 years ago when it had different owners. We were pleased with them then, so we naturally looked them up when we needed to move again. The new owner is even better. They are very professional... read more
Smooth Move's Jose and his crew moved us from old home in Bakersfield and Jose and another crew moved us into our new home in Beaumont, Ca. Both crews Did a great job. They were careful with wrapping all the... read more
We had Smooth Move USA move our VERY heavy stuff to storage for us. I called on Friday, the 1st of September, we got our estimate on Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, and they were at our house at... read more
I had a great experience with Smooth Move, and definitely plan on using them again. My job was a small one: move from a 1250 square foot apartment to a 1050 townhome. It was done in 3 hours, which was... read more
I needed a moving company for a local move in Bakersfield. I called Smooth Move and Keith came out the next day to give me an estimate. I scheduled the move for a couple of weeks later. Nick, Mike and... read more
We had Smooth Move move us from Bakersfield to Carlsbad, California.
Moving is always a traumatic, but this was a fabulous experience. From our first contact with Keith, who made all of the arrangements, estimates, and scheduling, to the final destination,... read more
Great moving company! Helped with my families relocation from Bakersfield to Sacramento. Packed everything at our house for us and delivered it in a very timely manner. Employees are very friendly and hard working. Price was very reasonable and I... read more
We did not plan to hire anybody, and planned to move everything ourselves. It turns out that the job was much too large for two people. We had to finish the move that day because they were coming to pick... read more
Great movers! We moved from a home we had for 25 years to a new home! Keith worked with us when we moved the date several times due to an issue with our buyers escrow. His crew was on time... read more
Best movers hands down. I've used them multiple occasions. Always on time. Always impeccable care. Most recently I moved into my new office and had Daniel, Jesse and Ryan as my movers. They got giant heavy furniture through my glass... read more
I used Smooth Move for an "In Town" move. I don't think people realize how affordable this is. Maybe not as cheap as buying pizza for a few friends that have pickup trucks... but well worth it! Gabriel and Luis... read more
My family and I had to move my dad from Bakersfield to North Hollywood after my Mom passed away. Smooth Move lives by their name. This was in October, and I feel terrible that I can't remember the two men... read more
My wife and I hired these guys to help us move, and we had a great experience with them. We had a lot of concerns going in: moving a 2-br and 1-br apartments (separate locations) into a 5-br house, because... read more
Best moving experience that I have ever had. I was very satisfied with the service from scheduling to the actual move. Mike and Chuck did a great job moving all of our belongings and were very conscientious with the new... read more
I moved twice last year. First from the Dallas area to Bakersfield and then months later from my Bakersfield apartment to my Bakersfield home. I waited a year to review because it is my experience that things show up after... read more
I would 100% recommend this place to anyone who is looking to move. I was moving from Bakersfield to Oceanside so I called many places before I talked to smooth moving and nobody I talked to was as professional as... read more
I recently moved into a new home and used Smooth Move. I can't say enough about the job they did. Nick and STEPH were hilarious and had energy like you wouldn't believe. I'm glad those two were the ones that... read more
My parents hired Smooth Move to accomplish a move here in Bakersfield. My parents are not easily impressed, yet they could not stop raving about how great these guys were. They took great care with the furniture and made sure... read more
Have used this company 3 different times & each time they arrived on time, were careful with all our furnishings & were very respectful.
They are affordable & would definitely recommend this company to anyone looking for a Smooth Move!
The movers were knowledgeable, rap on my furnishings and moving blankets to protect them, very friendly and professional. Very hard-working. I took off one star for being an hour and a half late for the appointment
Smooth Move did an excellent job moving me & all the extra stuff I had.....I hate moving, and hopefully won't be doing it again any time soon! but they made the experience so much easier/enjoyable than I ever thought possible.... read more
I recently had to relocated from Bakersfield, CA to San Diego, CA and was in desperate need of a moving company. My fiancé and I did some research and decided to go with Smooth Move USA. Going into the move... read more
Smooth Move USA is the best moving company I have ever done business with! I have moved multiple times throughout the year and it was difficult finding a trustworthy moving company to get the move done at a reasonable price.... read more
Smooth Move USA is a very professional company they were able to get our move done in 1 day. Without them we would of spent 2 days or more. They wrapped all our stuff and carefully moved everything. If I... read more
We called and Keith came out to provide us with an accurate estimate by viewing the rooms, furniture, appliances and boxes we had. The team of movers showed up on time and did a fantastic job. Anything wooden was covered... read more
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