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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 Modesto, CA
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 movingSee more
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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 Modesto movers
Terrie I.
Excellent!! On time and moved 2 bedroom apartment from uhaul into upstairs apartment in 1 hour 10minutes. Movers were awesome!! Would recommend CA Movers to anyone in the Modesto Area. T.Infanger Modesto
California MoversCalifornia Movers
Rocellie R.
Angel and his crew were very professional and took really good care of my items that I needed to be moved. They took a lot of stress away from me during my move.
ADH RelocationsADH Relocations
Chris P.
They were great!! Very kind, professional and no problem at all with the furniture I needed moved!
Kab’S Moving & Delivery Service’sKab’S Moving & Delivery Service’s
Monica H.
This company was professional & was able to fit us in last minute. They did a fantastic job with our move!
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Sandy M.
The movers were on time and did a great job. Although some of the furniture was too big for the room, theyexhsustedery hard to make it work.
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Javi M.
I was in a bind needing to be out of my old place by the weekend, and all of my friends that were willing to help me move worked M-F. Of course, I wouldn’t ask them to miss work to help me out, so I began looking up moving companies. I got a quote from a well known company, and was shocked by the figure they gave me. They were asking for a mortgage payment practically. I decided to message some smaller companies through Thumbtack, and it became apparent Mad Movers & Labor were the best option. I’ll be honest, I thought I was just hiring some muscle to help me move furniture, but MM&L were so much more. They were actual, professional movers, taking care to wrap my fragile pieces in blankets, and loading the Uhaul systematically. The customer service and attention to detail was superb, Chad even offered to swap the hinges on my fridge when we realized my new kitchen would be better off with the refrigerator opening the opposite way. What kind of moving company does that??? Do yourself a favor and hire MM&L; you can be assured they’ll relieve your stress and get the job done. Five stars!
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Mary F.
this was a great experience with the company. they communicated with me, showed up on time, and completed the move in a short period of time. thank you Patrick and Jimmy!!!
California MoversCalifornia Movers
Edgar E.
Arrived on time and helped move a very heavy soda vending machine. Great workers and very friendly. I highly recommend using them.
Kab’S Moving & Delivery Service’sKab’S Moving & Delivery Service’s
Zenith G.
i had a big furniture that it was impossible to bring it into the room & they did find a way how to do it. The movers did a good job.I highly recommend them. fee is a little bit expensive.
California MoversCalifornia Movers
Denise Ramirez D.
They were great, super friendly and responsive. They basically did the impossible by moving my elliptical through a tiny door frame. I appreciated their continued efforts and refusal to give up. Thanks guys!
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Keith M.
They did a great job moving my arcade game! They were extremely careful to take good care of it. They wrapped it very well and tied it down and delivered it with no issues! Super nice guys as well, would highly recommend!
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Mic H.
I needed a couch moved and some junk removed from a side yard. The price was great and Chad got back to me right away and scheduled it for the next day. Chad and Ashton were punctual , friendly, and extremely thorough. I would recommend their company!
Mad Movers & LaborMad Movers & Labor
Vanessa A.
These guys are great! Worked with my schedule. Employees are kind and respectful. They work extremely hard. They even picked up litter along the way even if it wasn’t ours. I would go with this company over and over…but hopefully I won’t have to move again soon
California MoversCalifornia Movers
Barb j.
Received a call when workers were on their way to 1st address. Received a call when workers arrived at 2nd address. Sofa was moved from 1st location to 2nd location. Took existing sofa from 2nd location to dispose. All took about 1 hour. Only complaint was didn’t receive a receipt.
California MoversCalifornia Movers
Linda K.
This started bad. They showed up 2 hours late. The service comes with two movers but I told the owner I had lots of heavy things so I thought 3 would be better. I also asked about a truck and if I needed to provide. The owner said he would provide, but the charge was $144 instead of $79 per hour. Once the movers came they started telling me it would be extra for certain heavy things. I needed to move what could I do. They turned things over you are not supposed to tip such as my half chest freezer, then denied doing so after we called them on it. Let’s just say the whole thing was not good. Lastly, the invoice they gave me didn’t even add up. They have you pay with your credit card and then give you your invoice. I was exhausted and just ready for them to be gone. They took way longer than expected. My husband came to me and said did you add this invoice before you paid. I said no. He said it isn’t right they have magic math. He was right the total didn’t come near what was listed and they charged me $179 per hour instead of $144.
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