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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.

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.

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 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.

How do I protect my furniture when moving?

To protect furniture when moving, get furniture protectors. These will help cushion accidental impacts that may occur while making your way through tight spaces. You can also use furniture sliders for hardwood floors, which can make moving heavy or awkward furniture across your floors a lot easier than lugging it all the way. 

A professional mover near you will likely have these and other moving equipment to ensure your furniture remains intact and doesn’t damage your new — or old — home.

Can you hire movers to move one item?

Yes, you can hire movers to move one item. Single-item movers are usually more than happy to give you a quote, which will likely be based on a few factors.

One of the primary things to take into consideration is the number of movers it takes to move one item. For instance, if you want to move one item of furniture, it may take several movers — particularly if it is a challenging move involving multiple floors.

Contact single-item movers near you to find out what services they offer, and get free estimates.

Reviews for Morgan Hill movers
Jeff P.
Scott and his crew treated our move like they were moving their own items. I was very impressed and would use them again when I have a need for moving help. Our job was a small one and they were the perfect choice for me.
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Tram L.
We could not have completed our move without Scott, Richard, and their crew, as it was an apocalyptic 105+ degrees this past weekend! These guys truly handled the move like pros and even found creative ways to maneuver some of our large furniture around some unexpectedly awkward angles without damaging anything. I feel like most other movers would have complained, but these guys were actually super fun to be around and maintained a great attitude throughout the entire move. We had 4 movers spend almost 8 hours dealing with us :) 10/10 would hire again!
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Thumbtack Customer
We hired Moving Services Transport to move our items from a storage unit to our home. Tom and Rodriguez arrived early. They were careful with our items, were hard working, and did a good job for us!
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Michele L.
Great move from home to storage facility. Professional timely and a great price!
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Marcus S.
They were great - prompt and got right down to business and efficiently moved our belongings.
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Thumbtack Customer
Moving with My Move was a fantastic experience. I had to be out of my home by noon and it was pouring rain outside, but the crew showed up early and got the job done exceptionally fast with no complaints about the rain. The crew was very friendly, professional, and clearly was taking care of my items. The entire move was done in the time-frame that I was quoted when I had done a walk-thru to get a quote, and overall I am incredibly pleased with the experience. I took a stack of business cards, I will be referring My Move to all of my friends! It doesn't hurt that they have some of the best pricing around either!!!
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Florian H.
Renan was a HUGE Help. Moving is at best a very very bad thing to do on a tight schedule. It’s safe to say our move wouldn’t be happening on time without Renan’s help. I only wish he was available on the other end to help unpack... thanks for all the help!
Monica A.
They did a great job on my recent move. I would hire again and recommend to any of my friends and family
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Thumbtack Customer
They were on time helped break the bed down. Moved it without a scratch on the walls or bed. Then they set it up for me. Great job, highly recommend.
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Ken P.
Very responsive & personable. I asked them to return today to move the belongings which were not ready last week due to my schedule. Very hot day for all but they came thru. Many thanks.!!
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Julie R.
Scott was quick to respond to my request. Gave me a quote that was fair for the work to be done. Sam showed up on time and was professional. Took great care in covering my stars and furniture to be moved. I’m extremely pleased
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Thumbtack Customer
They showed up on time, got right to work, moved everything quickly and efficiently. Despite elevator not working they got everything into apartment and placed exactly how I wanted in 2 1/2 hours. I was impressed. Would definitely use again.
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Thumbtack Customer
The team clearly knew what they were dong! They came within the window promised and had all the tools necessary to do a great and quick job. The crew was personable and took great care with my piano. I will use them again for my next move!
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Ren D.
Scott and his team are fantastic! They were on time, very careful in handling our furniture and went the extra mile to accommodate last minute requests. I highly recommend Scott and will call him first the next time I need help moving anything and everything.
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