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SF EZ Moving, LLC
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Office Moving, Local Moving (under 50 miles), Piano Moving, Long Distance Moving

Offers remote services
  • Serves Lodi, CA
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Moving company base on peninsula Bay Area! ****Please READ our description before for the sake of saving money for both of us!***** NOTICE:!!!!!!!!!!3 HOURS MINIMUM on each moving service !!!!!!!!!!!!! special 2 hours minimum for single item #CA licensed/1 million COI covered #No hidden or extra charge always FREE PACKING/FREE USE Wardrobe boxes, shrink wrapper/FREE blanket #distance over 50miles may cost extra hours rate 2 guys $115 3 guys $155 4 guys $195 #Fuel charge city $60-65 east/south bay $75-85 farther depends Long distance moving local moving Commercial moving Heavy stuff lifting Packing service(free if you reserved a moving with us) Material charged by numbers Piano and special items moving

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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 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.

How much do you tip movers?

It’s recommended that you tip your movers individually around $4 to $5 per hour. For example, if a team of four movers spends a half-day (four hours) on your move, tip each mover $20. Or, some people tip 5% to 10% of their total bill for small moves and 15% to 20% for larger moves.

If you’re moving across state lines, you may hire different crews to load and unload your goods. In that case, divide the tips between both crews. It’s also a good rule of thumb to add a bit extra for tipping movers if you have special circumstances that have made the move harder, like a spiral staircase or an exceptionally heavy sofa. 

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.

Reviews for Lodi movers
Raina P.
These guys are awesome, we are remodeling our house, they came and moved everything into a pod in the driveway. Took care of our stuff, packed the pod perfectly. Very responsive to scheduling requests. We are using them again to move our stuff back into the house, would recommend for any moving you needs, these guys are great!
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Maridel S.
M&M movers did an amazing job with my move! JR Huizar and his team; Eddie and DJ are hardworking, efficient, respectful, they manage their time effectively, careful of my belongings, they didn't make me feel rushed, they put things where I asked them to, and they're reasonably priced. I highly recommend M&M Movers and will definitely use them again. Excellent job you guys! Thank you!!!
M&M MoversM&M Movers
Susan B.
These guys showed up friendly ready AND with a trailer and moving equipment. Would hire them again in a heart beat.
California MoversCalifornia Movers
Barbara K.
Budget Hauling successfully and safely moved a large awkward, exercise trainer down a flight of stairs--many thanks.
Budget Hauling, Inc.Budget Hauling, Inc.
Suzanne W.
Hands-down the best professionals to work with - immediate responses, really helpful in planning for the move and advice on packing and organizing, and the day of moving went exactly to schedule (even with more furniture/boxes than we might have predicted). Will and Chad were the best - arrived on time in the morning, kept me updated prior to the move, and left both homes and walls/floors completely damage-free. They even offered to sweep the storage unit we emptied, and help my older parents with setting up their beds, arranging carpets, etc. This was above and beyond what we'd set out. Their price quote was decided for the day and entire move, so I wasn't panicked about hourly pricing or other cost surprises.
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Laura B.
Bill and his crew are amazing! They are nice and personable and work extremely fast. They did everything they could to make my move as easy as possible and took great care of all my furniture and other items. The final amount was even less than I was quoted, which was a nice surprise. Do yourself a favor and hire them for your next move. :)
BT Movers LLCBT Movers LLC
Leila J.
I needed a 200lb dresser moved from the garage to my upstairs bedroom. Metkel and His employee came when they were scheduled to come and even took off their shoes before I had to ask! That’s a huge thing for me. They called me upstairs to make sure it was positioned exactly where I wanted it. Will hire again!
MetkeloneMetkelone
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