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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

How do you move large pieces of furniture?

Moving large furniture can be done with help from the best movers in your area and careful planning. First, get an idea of how much the furniture weighs and how much each mover can manage. The next step is figuring out the path the furniture will take as it exits its point of origin and makes its way to its new home. Professional movers then use dollies, furniture protectors and personal safety gear for a safe, smooth move. 

Reviews for Delray Beach movers
Diana C.
Moving day was easy with Art and Chris. Highly recommend to anyone doing a micro move.
Micro Movers SFLMicro Movers SFL
Mandi W.
We hired Move It Squad to move us out of our old home and into our new home. They were very friendly, efficient, and got the job done well! Would highly recommend for your moving needs. Thanks Move It Squad for a seamless transition!
Brandon S.
Great move
Crosstown Moving And DeliveryCrosstown Moving And Delivery
Jayde M.
Had an excellent moving experience all thanks to this crew. It started with scheduling and how flexible they were, then with the move where they made it effortless. I’ve recommended to friends, family and anyone looking for help moving for a reasonable price!!
OnTheRoadAgain LLCOnTheRoadAgain LLC
Mari L.
Lack moving experience.
OnTheRoadAgain LLCOnTheRoadAgain LLC
Thumbtack Customer
DO NOT USE- CROOKS Quoted one price which doubled the day before move ( still never saw what we were moving). I feel like these other reviews are all fake.... at least the moving ones.
DD Waste Removal 9544641991DD Waste Removal 9544641991
Rachel P.
They showed up on time and ready to work! They hustled and got everything moved in 3 hrs! Very pleased with my moving experience. ☺️
Laura R.
I've moved countless times and these guys are by far, some of the best movers for ability, time, efficiency, politeness and overall excellent work. They moved quick even though they did not have to. Very considerate on all factors. I'd highly recommend.
Greg R.
Great move at a great value!
Cassie W.
A great experience! Everything was handled with care and moved promptly. Will be using them again. Thank you guys for making my move so much easier!
Maybaum Movers LLCMaybaum Movers LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I rate Sam Sudai and Icon Moving as Outstanding. They far exceeded my expectations. Mr. Sudai himself is very personable, knowledgeable and answered the multiple questions I had about the move with a helpful attitude. We moved a 5 room office with a lot of heavy desks, cabinets, and a lot of boxes to a new office 10 miles away. Sam and his crew arrived on time, worked quickly and moved us with no problems. He even made an extra trip to our storage unit to pick up some additional furniture. You could not ask for a better group of men to help you. They were all experienced movers with courteous, more than helpful attitudes. They treated the move like "its going well" was as important to them as it was to us. I highly recommend that you use Icon moving and Sam Sudai and his great crew. You will be very pleased.
Icon MovingIcon Moving
Terri s.
They made moving easy! I would highly recommend them if your in need of a reliable and honest mover with no hidden costs. I know I will definitely be using their services again if needed.
Maybaum Movers LLCMaybaum Movers LLC
Amy G.
Thor and his team were amazing! My move had both heavy furniture as well as several obstacles - which they handled with ease and a smile! Highly satisfied and will be using them in my next move!
OnTheRoadAgain LLCOnTheRoadAgain LLC
Laura s.
Easy smooth piano move. Great service thank you
Shelley G.
Very easy to work with. Flexible and accommodating to the last minute changes we made. I hope I never have to move again, but if I did I would definitely hire J & A movers again
J & A Ultimate Moving ServicesJ & A Ultimate Moving Services
Brandi S.
We hired Apika movers to move our parents into a townhome and they broke a table and refused to pay for it, even though we told them it was heavy and glass before we hired them, they said they had insurance.
Elizabeth W.
Last Minute needed some moving help. They did a good job!
DD Waste Removal 9544641991DD Waste Removal 9544641991
Paul B.
Said he would show up and be able to move everything into my new building by 5pm. It’s currently 3:20 pm and he has not communicated to me if he’s even going to show. Horrible communication. I now have to change my move out/in date and figure out a moving situation and work very last minute. Incredible unprofessional and lacks communication skills
Lindsey I.
Awesome guys. Got the entire move done in an hour. Would hire again.
Lomax Construction, incLomax Construction, inc
Andrew A.
The movers were great. On time, fast, effective, and careful. Highly recommend them.
Nefra-Ann M.
Max was very professional and accommodating. I’d highly recommend his moving services!
Maids In MinutesMaids In Minutes
Mitch K.
Three friends found a 4th. Thanks to my 3 new friends I was able to complete this cumbersome move, and for a very reasonable price. I really appreciate your help. You’re tops on my list of movers! See you next time.
Three Friends MovingThree Friends Moving
Thumbtack Customer
Moving furniture from one room to another so new carpet could be laid
Drop A TruckDrop A Truck
Wafaa M.
I just booked the date for moving my furniture! I will write a review after delivery!
Andigo Movers LLCAndigo Movers LLC
Michelle A.
Crosstown Moving did a fantastic job with my move. These guys arrived on time and did an entire day (8+hours) move from house to house. I was a bit nervous as I couldn’t find a TV box big enough for ours but they carefully wrapped 3 TVs, mirrors, furniture, glass etc., without anything breaking or causing damage. I am amazed. They definitely worked hard, provided a fair and honest quote (and stuck to it- no surprise charges) and gave us peace of mind during such a stressful time (covid19) Thank you to all! We will be recommending you to all of our friends and family that need movers. Keep up the GREAT work!!
Crosstown Moving And DeliveryCrosstown Moving And Delivery
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