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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Can I use digital payments to pay for moving services?

Most local moving companies are likely to accept some form of digital payment. Particularly with the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies are likely to conduct transactions through platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay and more. 

To ensure the mover accepts a platform you can use, you can peruse the mover’s online profile and see what is listed there. You can also ask the mover about payment policies during a consultation call.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a mover during the COVID-19 pandemic?

If you’re trying to set up a consultation or an appointment with a mover during the COVID-19 pandemic, make sure to use digital tools to avoid exposure. When searching for movers online, ask if they’d be willing to do a video chat to assess the size of your move. This will be in place of the typical “walk-through” they perform, and they may be able to give you a price quote. You can also discuss safe strategies for completing the job during your call or video chat.

How can I find out if a mover is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Your local city or state’s government website is a great resource if you’re trying to figure out whether a mover is considered an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For a source of national guidelines, visit the CISA website’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. On this page, you’ll find 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors. But note that some -- not all --  jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Does a mover need to enter my home?

A mover will likely need to enter your home -- unless you’ve placed all of your belongings outside beforehand. To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might to consider keeping all (or most) of the work outside and/or having at-risk individuals leave the house while the movers work. 

You can minimize exposure by doing a preliminary walk-through by video call instead of in person. Discuss your options with the top movers near you before hiring one.

Do movers offer remote or virtual services?

Movers generally need to be present to do their job. But if you come across a mover’s profile that states they’re offering remote services, you can contact them to see what those services include. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a mover when social distancing?

If you decide to hire a mover, consider making adjustments to accommodate current guidelines. This may involve staying outside while the mover works inside your home or letting the mover handle only parts of the move.

It’s important to follow social distancing guidelines while performing any service work. For example, do not make physical contact with the movers, maintain at least 6 feet of distance between you at all times, and use digital payments instead of cash or a check.

What is considered a local move vs. a long-distance move?

Local moves are among the most common moves. Unlike a long-distance move, a local move is typically less than 50 miles and does not cross state lines. Generally, a local move only takes one day, and movers tend to charge by the hour. 

The definition of a long-distance move may vary depending on the moving company. Generally, a long-distance considered to be any move of 400 miles or more. However, some say a long-distance move is over 50-100 miles. 

Local Move

A move under 50 miles

Long-Distance Move

A move over 50-100 miles or over 400 miles; may also be called an “interstate move” or “out-of-state move”

Out-of-State Move

A move that crosses state lines; may also be called an “interstate move” or “long-distance move”

Interstate Move

A move that crosses state lines; may also be called an “out-of-state move” or “long-distance move”

Intrastate Move

A move that begins and ends in the same state, typically beyond 50 miles

Interstate moves require additional legal preparation and will incur additional costs for distance, the amount and weight of your items, the preparation required and various other factors. Moving companies tend to do an initial weighing of the truck, which you should be present for.

A move that crosses state lines is considered an interstate move or an out-of-state move. Contrast this with an intrastate move, which begins and ends in the same state, but is typically above 50 miles. 

To determine whether your move is local or long-distance, contact the best movers in your area.

 

 

How much does it cost for long-distance movers?

Long-distance movers transport your belongings across the country for you. No more renting a trailer and road-tripping from state to state with your entire house hitched to your bumper. Long-distance movers make the move happen so you can fly to your new home, suitcase in hand, and wait for your furniture to arrive. Nationally, the average price range for long-distance movers is $1,490-$2,230. The distance you are moving and the number of cubic feet the movers have to transport will both affect cost. Another factor in long-distance moving costs is whether you choose to pay for an exclusive move or a consolidated move.

In an exclusive move, which is more expensive, your belongings are the only cargo on the moving truck. The movers travel directly to your new house and deliver your belongings on a scheduled day. A consolidated move is more affordable because the movers transport your belongings along with those of other people, saving them time and gas — which means you save money. The downside is that your belongings typically arrive with a two-week delivery window rather than on a prescheduled day. Read reviews to make sure you can trust the company with your possessions to ensure a peaceful moving process.

Can you move furniture by yourself?

You might be able to move smaller items like nightstands, small desks, chairs and small tables by yourself. However, it’s best to get a professional mover near you to move larger items such as couches, dressers, armoires and televisions. 

If you do decide to move furniture by yourself, carefully lift and lower items and take your time.

Is it cheaper to move your stuff or buy new stuff?

It often makes more financial sense to buy new stuff when you have the chance to sell furniture to offset the cost. The cost of moving your current furniture can sometimes be more than buying new things, particularly if the furniture is large or cumbersome to move. You can sell furniture online, or make a furniture donation and deduct it from your taxes (if it qualifies as a charitable contribution). Some places near you may even offer free furniture pickup when you choose to donate. 

If you have valuable furniture that would be costly to replace, however, it may be cheaper to move them. To find out which option is best for you, contact professional movers in your area to receive quotes and estimates.

Reviews for Hesperia movers
Carisa K.
The movers worked really hard, but we should have gotten more movers. We went with 2 movers based on the estimate provided and the job was better suited for 3.
TOP MOVERS GLOBALTOP MOVERS GLOBAL
Thumbtack Customer
Move completed to satisfaction.
Aleks's piano moversAleks's piano movers
Robert B.
Came to move a refrigerator. It was moved. Floor was gouged. Light switch and door handle broken off. Chunk taken out of door threshold and outside of house. Completely unacceptable.
daraindarain
Thumbtack Customer
They were on time and did everything they could to get what I needed moved into the van...
Handyman Services LLCHandyman Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Movers showed up on time and were very professional thru the entire moving process. They took care with my furniture while working quickly to get the job done. I would use them again and would highly recommend them to family and friends.
Handyman Services LLCHandyman Services LLC
Mark Z.
Very professional, courteous, and efficient movers. Very thorough in their work. I highly recommend them.
New Life MovingNew Life Moving
Thumbtack Customer
Awesome Moving Experience! Didn't know it was possible to find a mover with such integrity. Pat took what felt like an extremely stressful experience for me and turned it into a stress-free experience. I can't thank him enough for all the care he took with all of my belongings and with me to make sure that I was satisfied with his services. I have never given anyone 5 stars before but I would give him 10 if it was an option. I am keeping his number in case I ever move again. Pam
Pro Delivery & Towing - Main ProfilePro Delivery & Towing - Main Profile
Angel C.
The experience far exceeded my expectations based on the context of the situation. Originally, we were scheduled for a 9:00 am move, which wasn’t feasible due to a problem with one of the trucks. After discussion with Mr. Shaw, the move was then pushed back. During the course of the day, Mr. Shaw kept in contact with me regarding updates of the situation. In the end, he personally offered his services in our move. The work ethic shown by these workers have brought a new meaning to the word professionalism. I highly recommend Mike & Shaw’s services.
I Need To Be Moved™I Need To Be Moved™
Thumbtack Customer
They were wonderful to work with. Everything arrived in great shape. They were quick and professional. Very enjoyable people to work with. I highly recommend these profession movers.
Handyman Services LLCHandyman Services LLC
Deborah E.
They were at my place within 7 minutes I had a heavy water fountain I need moved they were done in less than 30min price was very affordable
I Need To Be Moved™I Need To Be Moved™
Thumbtack Customer
They did a great job putting up our pool table. It was heavier then they thought didn't have enough guys but with in the hour he had 4guys there and it was moved and all put together. Great job
DLC BilliardsDLC Billiards
Ted Z.
Great guys! On time, conscientious, hard working, and very nice & personable. Professional and extremely careful in moving our belongings. Fairly priced services; while it could be easy to charge more when customers are in need, these young men go above and beyond to get the work done in a timely, cost effective manner. Would definitely hire again! More than a pleasure...
HALL's property preservationHALL's property preservation
Thumbtack Customer
Jesse and his friendly/professional crew arrived right on time and did a terrific job! Stayed as long as it took to complete the tasks and were flexible to meet our needs. Very conscientous with our belongings and did a great job packing the moving truck to utilize all the space and ensured everything was safely stowed. Would hire them again in a heart-beat and would recommend highly!
Handyman Services LLCHandyman Services LLC
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