Moving To Pittsburgh? - Here Are Small Businesses That Can Help

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Pittsburgh locals have noticed everyone seems to want to plant roots here in the Steel City! In a region that enjoys all four seasons, having access to amazing school districts and universities, and being home to countless offices in tech and medicine – we can understand why people are becoming Yinzers.

It takes a lot to make a move – whether it’s across county lines, state lines, or even country borders! So we’ve rounded up some of the best local businesses in Pittsburgh that will help you make your move as seamless as possible.

Check out these local experts and be sure to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

Be sure to also check out our virtual guide to discover a variety of local and small businesses to support in the Pittsburgh area!


  • Jen Crouse – Realtor with Compass RE: Moving to the South Hills? Jen is the perfect realtor for you! Allow her to help you find the perfect home for you and your family in the South Hills and beyond.
  • Lisa Peters – Realtor with Coldwell Banker: Looking to buy, rent, or invest in property? Lisa may be the perfect realtor for you! She can help you explore a variety of areas, including the North Hills. Plus she can help you decide what real estate decisions are best for you.
  • Keffalas Real Estate: Looking to start a life in rural Western PA? Do you need a property appraised? Jim Keffalas of Keffalas Real Estate can help you out!

Home Builders & Contractors:

  • Northern Woodworking: Looking to go TRULY custom with dream home? Go to the experts at Northern Woodworking, a design-build firm that can take care of everything from start to finish. From beautiful outdoor spaces with pools, to curated interior design – this is service unlike any other.
  • Beamer Electrical Contracting: Needing helps with some electrical work? Call Michael of Beamer Electrical to assist you with project big and small. Whether it is changing out light fixtures, installing smart home features, or helping in a new build or remodeling setting – Michael has you covered.

Interior Designers:

  • Funcy Decor: Make your new home functional and fun with help from Funcy Decor. Whether you’re looking to do a full overhaul, a singular room, or just looking for inspiration for your space – check them out! You can even stop into their store front in Wexford, PA to purchase pieces for your space.
  • Dahlhaus Design: Create the perfect space for your needs and budget with the help of Sara Dahl. She will help you unlock the full potential of your space no matter how big or small.
  • The Nue Look at Home: Step foot into a home store unlike any other. The Nue Look offers a variety of home goods – from glassware and rugs to furniture and wallpaper. Visit them in-store or online and inquire about their design services.

Other Services:

  • Unconventional Concierge: Moving is stressful. And it can seem like your to-do list is never ending! Allow the hands at Unconventional Concierge to ease your load. Whether you need help unpacking, organizing, or someone to keep the rest of your errands going while you focus on the home – they can help!
  • 412 Ductless: Does your new home need a new heating and cooling solution? Look no further than 412 Ductless! They are Pittsburgh’s ductless heating and cooling experts and can help you find the perfect solution for your space.