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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. 

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. 

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.

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 Greeley movers
Rose W.
Elite Moving went above and beyond our expectations of a moving company. I was in Colorado to help my daughter move so I called a few companies and decided on Elite Moving. Mike and his crew were professional and took excellent care of our property. Mike was a life saver by taking it upon himself to help with a few additional moving tasks that we came across at the end of the day. I highly recommend Mike and Elite Moving.
Elite MovingElite Moving
Thumbtack Customer
We needed movers quickly and the service was very accommodating! The movers were polite and conscientious and quick! The company management was very prompt with their telephone communication with me. Be wise and use this moving company!!
Keeping It Moving, LLCKeeping It Moving, LLC
Paul K.
Elite Moving moved my furniture out of storage to my house. They did a great job.
Elite MovingElite Moving
James S.
Best moving experience ever! Joshua was great to work with, good communication, punctual, took the time to wrap and move without any damage at all!!! We are keeping Pink Dot Moving on speed dial!
Pink Dot MovingPink Dot Moving
Kathy B.
Alpine Moving CompanyAlpine Moving Company
Dannie J.
Nice Company and Crew very through and respective of home and items moved. Would not go with any other moving compay
Elite MovingElite Moving
Ed A.
Great communicator kept me informed of the move at all times and when he would arrive etc. moving is stressful and problematic but solutions are golden I had a five star golden experience with Ben and his moving company.
Educated GuysEducated Guys
Rob & Chelsey B.
My husband and I have moved countless times and have hired a lot of different companies, Switchback Moving did an incredible job. Highly recommend.
Switchback Moving CompanySwitchback Moving Company
Jenny S.
Very fast and efficient and the guys were really friendly, RJ and John is who did my move. Would definitely hire them for my next move.
Switchback Moving CompanySwitchback Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
We moved from Greeley to Erie. The move required 2 trucks and 4 movers. They had estimated 8-10 hours and were able to complete the job in 7 hours. Other companies had given us estimates of 10-11 hours. All four movers - Steven, Nate, Brian, & Alex were all very professional, courteous, friendly, and hustled to get the job done. We highly recommend them!
Skyline Moving CompanySkyline Moving Company
Craig Z.
Excellent service and a pleasure to deal with! Awesome movers!
OnOn Inc. MovingOnOn Inc. Moving
Thumbtack Customer
The two college guys were amazing! Blake & Nate moved quickly, wrapped the furniture and electronics, and moved us into our new home within the time we said. They were professional and nice!!!!
Skyline Moving CompanySkyline Moving Company
Donna E.
Red Rocks moved furniture from an assisted living facility to my home. The movers did an excellent job in loading and unloading the furniture. They were professional, polite and courteous. Excellent service, excellent value!!!!!
Thumbtack Customer
Great price, nice guys. .. they made moving a lot easier.
Louise G.
On time, covered the pieces moved and were very good and caring.
Thumbtack Customer
Moving my piano, although small, was heavy and Todd with the help of Josh was able to move it from Greeley to Aurora and deliver it intact with no damage at all. Then they had to take it with help of elevator to my 3rd floor condo. Afterwards, they were kind enough to move my grill to my daughter's place also in Aurora. Their charges for these services was reasonable and I would hire them again should the need arise. The worst part of the move was delay caused by traveling in rush hour...if their schedule would have allowed, I'm sure that they would have scheduled it for a time when the rush traffic could be avoided.
Todd Collins Home ServicesTodd Collins Home Services
Carla K.
Very courteous, careful and respectful. I would absolutely hire them for any moving project.
Dirty DeedsDirty Deeds
Thumbtack Customer
Steve and his team were awesome! They are such hard workers and had me moved in less time than we figured. They were very careful with all my furniture. They were all so polite and I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a moving company.
Skyline Moving CompanySkyline Moving Company
Jeff R.
They arrived on time and we're very polite and professional. They finished quickly but using care with items moved.
Dirty DeedsDirty Deeds
Thumbtack Customer
They made moving easy!!! Friendly staff who worked quickly and carefully, we were done in no time!
Skyline Moving CompanySkyline Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
They were suppose to show up at 9am yet didn't arrive till after 6pm due to truck issues and having to find another team to do our move instead. Although they did get us moved, they did some damage to the walls during move out. When we finally got into our new house, we later discovered small pieces of furniture were missing and they ended up charging more than the quote despite giving a discount to make up for the trouble.
Keeping It Moving, LLCKeeping It Moving, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The move went well. Ty arrived right on time. Ty and his employee worked very hard in extreme heat. Our only regret is that Ty had a smaller truck. We had to move in two loads, but the service was great. He is not licensed or bonded, but he undercut the other companies by quite a bit.
Thumbtack Customer
Todd came and brought a friend to move my family into our new home. We had two pods that had to be emptied into the house. They were very respectful and moved everything into all rooms in two hours. We have a basement, and an upper level so they even had stairs to contend with. Great job overall!
Todd Collins Home ServicesTodd Collins Home Services
Chris R.
They were awesome! Great communication from the office and the movers hustled the entire day. I would highly reccomend them!
Dirty DeedsDirty Deeds
Kelly C.
Although the movers showed up a little late, they were very friendly, professional and completed they job much faster then I anticipated.
All About You Moving LLCAll About You Moving LLC
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