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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 Wilmington movers
Lynne A.
McKenzie Movers did an excellent job moving my piano. They were professional and carried out the move without a hitch. Although the move was approximately 40 miles away, it was completed in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend and use McKenzie Movers again.
McKenzie MoversMcKenzie Movers
Lisa B.
I had such a wonderful experience with A to B Moving Company! They are very professional and thorough. This was my very first time using a moving company. I would recommend them to anyone who is moving. Thank you A to B Moving Company for making this move a wonderful experience.
A to B Moving ServiceA to B Moving Service
Thumbtack Customer
Originally called to have a piano moved. In the end, we wound up also having them move some boxes and furniture. The move went smoothly and there were no problems. Before the move, when I had questions they were very prompt in responding.
G&G MovingG&G Moving
Paula L.
The piano movers knew how to move it safely. Great care was taken to prevent damage.
On-Demand Moving ServicesOn-Demand Moving Services
Thumbtack Customer
The movers were very nice, and funny. Which helped make the day go by. On-Demand is a good moving service!!
On-Demand Moving ServicesOn-Demand Moving Services
Thumbtack Customer
Move large furniture items. Good job and good value and nothing damaged. Movers were friendly and respectful.
On-Demand Moving ServicesOn-Demand Moving Services
Jacinta S.
Wonderful Wonderful Wonderful!! On time, extremely professional and organized. Moved from a apartment to storage unit and they even went above and beyond and organized items to be stored. Will be rehiring again for next move this move next month.
On-Demand Moving ServicesOn-Demand Moving Services
Thumbtack Customer
These guys are professional in their choosing field, they are simply the right movers to use if you ever need a peace of mind. They arrive on time, move my stuff with caution and left without any damage, they accidentally found my money because of my careless parking and yet faithfull enough to return it back to me ,it amazes me till now, these are movers of impeccable character. If you ever need a mover, choose Ondemand moving services.
On-Demand Moving ServicesOn-Demand Moving Services
Heather B.
A to B were just what we were looking for to move a couple of larger items. They helped take some of the stress out of our move.
A to B Moving ServiceA to B Moving Service
Brianna s.
Helped me move same day! Super helpful and nice. Had a lot to move and they even helped me set up my bed after.
First Class Moving LLCFirst Class Moving LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Moved piano for painting the living room
B&N Piano Sales & Service Inc.B&N Piano Sales & Service Inc.
Andrew D.
Excellent movers at a great price, definitely recommend!
I Like To Move It Move It LLC (Philadelphia)I Like To Move It Move It LLC (Philadelphia)
Thumbtack Customer
NIce ,easy move. Courteous workers and on time.
On-Demand Moving ServicesOn-Demand Moving Services
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent service. Movers were efficient and great!
Moyers Moving ServicesMoyers Moving Services
Fran T.
I hired A to B Moving service to move a very large armoire/cabinet. They did a great job at a reasonable price and they were a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend them.
A to B Moving ServiceA to B Moving Service
Thumbtack Customer
I recently moved from New Jersey to Delaware. I recommend Cruz Moves. They really did a nice job and didn't charge any extra. Very nice and helpful people.
Cruz MovesCruz Moves
Michelle Q.
Second time using this company and another great experience. They are very friendly and hardworking. The move was scheduled quickly and they arrived on time. My things were moved efficiently and with care. Highly recommended.
I Like To Move It Move It LLC (Philadelphia)I Like To Move It Move It LLC (Philadelphia)
Hui L.
They response very quickly and the moving team is professional and polite!
G&G MovingG&G Moving
Sherry M.
I couldn't be happier with the move. Everything went perfectly.
B&N Piano Sales & Service Inc.B&N Piano Sales & Service Inc.
Dan L.
I hired them to move a vintage Chambers stove that is in excellent condition. The stove weighs over 400 lbs making it tricky. They were careful and patient. Absolutely the only mover I will use.
Divine servicesDivine services
Travis k.
They moved a piano up an extremely narrow staircase. It was very impressive
Revell Moving Co.Revell Moving Co.
Jen S.
Best priced movers I could find! Great work too.
Revell Moving Co.Revell Moving Co.
William D.
They underestimated the job. On the day of the move they were responsive when I contacted them.
DB Enterprise, LLCDB Enterprise, LLC
Tracie S.
The movers wrapped my delicate belongings and showed extra care not to damage anything.
Sylvan Friendly MoversSylvan Friendly Movers
Antonio B.
Very meticulous and were very accommodating to unique move request. Very good service.
A to B Moving ServiceA to B Moving Service
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