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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.

How much does it cost to move a couch?

It costs around $290, on average, to move a couch. However, your actual cost will depend on a variety of factors. Couch movers will often quote the job based on the size of the couch, as well as how far it has to travel. A larger couch, such as a sectional, will likely cost more money to move.

On the other hand, smaller couches typically cost less, as there are fewer sections and fewer people are required to move it. Some couches may be very delicate due to their age, or they may have certain decorative details that complicate the moving process. These may cost more as well.

Contact professional furniture movers near you to get estimates for your move.

Reviews for Jacksonville Beach movers
Nelson S.
Awesome moving company! My movers were fast, professional and took care of everything they moved. I will definitely hire them again!
Door To Door Movers & Apartment MoversDoor To Door Movers & Apartment Movers
Pamela M.
In process of moving
1st Choice Movers1st Choice Movers
Mandy F.
The movers showed up earlier than the appointed time and got right to work. They were friendly, courteous, and they worked quickly and efficiently. I would recommend them to anyone moving.
Door To Door Movers & Apartment MoversDoor To Door Movers & Apartment Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Great customer service, on time, friendly, took great care of my piano, efficient. 10/10 experience, would recommend to anyone moving, especially if you need a piano moved
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Movers showed up promptly at scheduled time. They worked diligently and efficiently, they were kind and and communicated with us throughout the process. They were professional and fast - would highly recommend, and will be using again on my next move!
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
Tony B.
Paul and his team were very efficient. They were really careful with all of our furniture and items. We couldn’t have hired a better team to help us with our move. We highly recommend MB Moves
MB MovesMB Moves
Valerie T.
Michael helped us move a couch. He was very responsive, professional and on time!
ROYALTY INNERG 8ROYALTY INNERG 8
Thumbtack Customer
This was a partial house move, with all items being very large and heavy. A big challenge was going from a 1 level house to a 3 level condo. It was extremely hot and humid, and the crew had already done a job earlier. Needless to say, they gave everything they had to move the items efficiently and safely. I was very impressed by their effort and attitude, something that I can't say about all moving companies I've dealt with previously. I would definitely use them again!
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
Jessica T.
Our movers were awesome! They were on time, great to work with and hard workers! I would definitely use them again.
Door To Door Movers & Apartment MoversDoor To Door Movers & Apartment Movers
Gil M.
I absolutely recommend this company. Their team is friendly, professional, and will be sure to take care of your items. Though they are a new company, I would put them up against anyone. They don’t overcharge and are priced competitively. I’d you are looking for your stuff to get moved and do not want to worry, hire this organization. You will not be disappointed. Thank you Pro Movers! You all are incredible!
Pro Movers & AssemblersPro Movers & Assemblers
Thumbtack Customer
The gentlemen that worked on the job were courteous and extremely willing to take care of moving my furniture in a careful manner. I would definitely use their services again in the future.
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
Thumbtack Customer
These guys were awesome. Showed up on 14 hours notice and knocked my move out in 2.5 hours. Painless, issue free and just Perfect. Highly recommended. Just can't say enough about these guys. A+
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
Brett S.
The guys did a great job moving everything asked, including some very heavy items. They would have had 5 stars if more punctual--showed up about 90 minutes after scheduled time.
Door To Door Movers & Apartment MoversDoor To Door Movers & Apartment Movers
Angela C.
I had to move for safety reasons. These gentlemen did everything necessary to pack my items and get me to a safe space. They let me know that they would not let anything happen to me if we were not out in time.
Pro Movers & AssemblersPro Movers & Assemblers
Thumbtack Customer
workers did a good job, there was some miscommunication with the moving crew that resulted in items that were supposed to be on back (first off) were actually in middle. Additionally, there were an assortment of items left in garage. I would hire them again.
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
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