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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 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.

Reviews for Ormond Beach movers
Brent B.
Great service .. kept moving at full speed
Red Carpet RelocatorsRed Carpet Relocators
Carolyn J.
Best movers l have ever used. I move alot and always have things damaged. These guys are real pros at getting the job done right and swiftly. First time ever l was extremely impressed and happy with a move. Would highly recommend them! l would reccommend them.
Zen Moving LLCZen Moving LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Just moved to town and needed help moving a washer and dryer and James came right over and did the work without incident! I will be calling him for other odd jobs....!!!
James DiMaggioJames DiMaggio
Alice A.
Great experience, showed up early! Nice group of guys, very helpful, big truck and moved quickly. Owner booked service via phone, followed through day of move. Will use services again.
Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.
Elizabeth M.
Coby and Mike did my moving job, they were careful with my things, respectful and neat. They did quick work and were very good workers. I would recommend Crown Premier moving to anyone!
Crown's Premier MovingCrown's Premier Moving
Laura Y.
The crew that moved us were very courteous and respectful, especially Jefferson and Ishmael. I would recommend them to ANYONE!
Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.
Chaz M.
Jon showed up early and completed the work quickly and efficiently. Highly recommend for anyone needing help moving furniture around.
Jon's moving servicesJon's moving services
Micah A.
Cory showed up early to move a refrigerator for me; He was very polite and maneuvered it like a professional. I forgot to measure the doorways so a door had to come off, which added to the cost. Nonetheless, the rate was still better than what other movers were charging. Everything arrived unbroken and in working order. I would definitely use him again!
Pate Transport LLCPate Transport LLC
Vicki D.
Everything ran so smoothly! With just 2 day's notice, I was able to book a 3 man team that moved my entire house. They were great!!
Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
We needed a piano moved - they showed up on time, were very professional, went above and beyond in terms of being careful with the piano and the floors. Would highly recommend.
A1A Moving & Transport LLCA1A Moving & Transport LLC
Thumbtack Customer
They suck. They promised work but never called to cancel and never showed up. I had to get another contractor to do the job after about 430 or 5.. but just FYI Smoother Movers were more than glad to help
Helping Hand Moving ServicesHelping Hand Moving Services
Ulices D.
Overall, things started great. The initial call that set the tone went really well and extremely professional. We covered the details as best as we could, discussed big items. During my process, we were falling behind for many reasons so I had called to move up a pick up time which again they’re extremely helpful on that very accommodating. When the crew shows up there was a team of three which was fine and they started assessing everything. One of them asked where was the stuff and we want to room by room and he seemed very disappointed that there was furniture he thought the room the boxes. He was very agitated. However then they start working and things are moving along. By the time he loaded everything and move it into the truck into the new place is all chaotic and they unloaded a new place and everything they left and then that’s when everything came out to light. There was stuff missing here at the new house. They didn’t reassemble the bed properly because it was broken and. When I ended up going to the old house they had shoved things into the closet to leave it behind because I assume that they did feel like moving it. So when I thought that everything was great and it that they had done a wonderful job while we were here , it actually turns out that it was not so great and it was some what disappointing.
Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.
John I.
We were so impressed with the attitude of the people as well as their extensive care they took in our furniture we gave each of them (3) a significant tip. We would highly recommend this mover to anybody who wants quality, price and care for their belongings.
Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.Dynamic Moving Solutions, Inc.
Cindy A.
While I could only choose 3 words to describe Red Carpet Relocators, responsiveness and punctuality also apply. From the first contact on Thumbtack until the follow up text after move, I cannot say enough about this company. The young gentleman who moved furniture from my dad’s house to mine were outstanding. They let me know when they arrived, advised the route they were taking to my home and texted me to let me know they were on their way. Highly recommend this company. Great value and superior workmanship and customer service. Thanks Everyone!
Red Carpet RelocatorsRed Carpet Relocators
Kk R.
Super efficient. Very very helpful and polite. Extremely professional and trustworthy. Already know I will ise again for the 2nd half of my move. Austin and Franky are awesome. Pleasantly surprised. So reasonable with price. Communicates throughtout scheduling. Thanks for making it stress free!
Red Carpet RelocatorsRed Carpet Relocators
Ricki S.
Best move I ever had! From booking, negotiating a price, to the crew who picked up and delivered: all excellent. They were on time, (or called when they were stuck in traffic), worked fast and efficiently loading and unloading, and were very respectful and helpful setting up the bed, mirror on a dresser, and the TV. I would definitely use them again.
EkoMovers of FloridaEkoMovers of Florida
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