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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. 

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.

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.

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.

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 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
Kaitlin W.
Crystal Clean did a great job handling my local move last minute! Moved my apartment quick and despite unforeseen problems with fitting furniture through entryways they were able to complete the move and were very helpful throughout. Will definitely use them again is I move in the Jacksonville area again!
Crystal Clean MoversCrystal Clean Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Move went pretty fast and was little over estimate but not movers fault, my sofa wouldn't fit inside new houses door frame .
River City Moving & Storage Inc.River City Moving & Storage Inc.
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
Emily B.
The movers were very quick, efficient, CLEAN, and very SAFE! Movers wore masks and gloves and were very accommodating with changes. All the employees I interacted with were so nice, definitely recommend.
MoveBright Van LinesMoveBright Van Lines
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
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
Thumbtack Customer
Movers did a decent job for the price. They showed up on time and got to work within 10-15 minutes (after going over some paperwork). It took about 6 hours to move some furniture and various other things from my 3rd floor, 2 bedroom apartment (with no elevator). Cost me about $550, which was cheaper than other estimates I received. Thanks, River City!
River City Moving & Storage Inc.River City Moving & Storage Inc.
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
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
Thumbtack Customer
River City was professional and courteous. The moved all of our furniture in a timely manner. They were careful and treated our belongings as if they were their own. The gentlemen were easy to work with and were very efficient. We appreciated the way they treated our family. Would hire them again.
River City Moving & Storage Inc.River City Moving & Storage Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Moving two large items and a few miscellaneous items locally. One of the items was 600lbs. The men showed up ready to work! No hidden fees all very straight forward. They were a few minutes late but called ahead. Very pleased and would recommend them highly.
River City Moving & Storage Inc.River City Moving & Storage Inc.
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