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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. 

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. 

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.

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.

Reviews for Fairburn movers
LaShonda H.
Movers came and moved everything in a timely manner. I would definitely use them again
Next Door Relocators,LLCNext Door Relocators,LLC
Rashad C.
Best movers I’ve ever had, on time they we’re careful with all of my items and moved fast fro. Fairburn to McDonough will use again
Compass Liberty Express, LLCCompass Liberty Express, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Chris & his movers were great. They arrived on time & loaded and secured our furniture timely. They were outstanding and will definitely reference Chris and this company to anyone seeking movers.
Valcin's Moving CompanyValcin's Moving Company
Ruby W.
The patience in communicating even before our move
Compass Liberty Express, LLCCompass Liberty Express, LLC
Andrea D.
Short notice booking on Easter Sunday. Did an amazing job, everyone was super nice, punctual and they did great work! It was a difficult move with a lot of stairs! If I move again, I would definitely re-hire them!
CGI TransportsCGI Transports
Kieshene H.
We Haul Brothers we’re responsive. They were kind and very friendly. They worked with my as far as the time and the price. They were the cheapest and most affordable movers that I found. I would use them again for future moves.
We Haul BrothersWe Haul Brothers
Stacey A.
The team of movers provides outstanding service. They were timely and professional, the cost was responsible. I was beyond satisfied.
London B.
Brothers on the move were friendly, prompt, and efficient! I highly recommend and plan to utilize their services in the future.
Brothers on the MoveBrothers on the Move
Denita J.
David and his team did a thorough job getting my sofa moved. They were courteous, professional, and timely.
Tim P.
This company is terrible. They didn’t come prepared. They said with 4 movers they should be able to move everything in 6 to 8 hours and it took them 13 to partially move my house which I gave details to Scott of what was I. The house to move. They wrapped wood and leather furniture in Saran Wrap instead of blankets. I have expensive furniture that is damaged, tv that is chipped on the screen, leather couch that is cut. When talking to the owner about fixing the furniture he sends out a guy that makes it worse for example he puts a glossy finish on my dining room table that totally different than its current look. The owner just ignores all calls to fix the mess they created and hasn’t fixed a thing. Stay away from this company. Read google reviews as well.
Next Door Relocators,LLCNext Door Relocators,LLC
Paige J.
Highly recommend. They are quick to respond, showed up right on time, and did a fantastic job moving the piano I purchased. Will use again!
Bear's Moving CoBear's Moving Co
Intisar O.
Be more careful with my furniture. Movers were courteous but damaged alot of my things and did not cover items like couch and matress
Raulene W.
The men who came to move my furnishings were great. They were efficient, attentive and friendly. Money well spent…..and in a short time window. My thanks !!
Elite Relocation ServicesElite Relocation Services
Christopher B.
These guys were great overall! Hard working, enthusiastic, attentive, they didn’t break, scratch or misplace anything. I would highly recommend if you are moving in the near future.
Brothers on the MoveBrothers on the Move
Michael G.
He came out and move the table from one location to the other with no issues; then he took his time and setting up the table with level and adjusting the felt. Highly recommend, reasonable price!
A Good ReasonA Good Reason
Thumbtack Customer
Everything went well..could always use a cheaper price..but the rates actually werent bad and the movers earned every dime. Worked fast and even helped pack. Pleasent guys pleasent experience.
RLMJ EnterpriseRLMJ Enterprise
Lisa H.
I'm very pleased with my experience with Bellhops. Team members MiQuavis and Derrick were great! They arrived promptly and were very well-mannered. They both worked very hard and did an excellent job moving heavy appliances. Highly recommended!
Bellhops Moving (Atlanta, GA)Bellhops Moving (Atlanta, GA)
Lisa R.
These movers were awesome! They were very patient and took their time and handle all of items with care. They were early and stayed until all of items were placed exactly where we wanted them. Very friendly crew and easy to talk to!
GB MovingGB Moving
Cynthia M.
This has been the worst experience of my life. As soon as they ot to my house they started talking about more money wasn’t even out the truck 5 min. Then of course I had more than that the write up person did I had which was more money not to mention I had to pay extra for having a 2 lvl home which I advised the write up person. Mind you I was paying for a 2 bedroom house only taking bedroom furniture a chair and freezer and a few dvd stands. Still had to pay an extra 1000+. Then got a call the day before expected deliver date and was advised that there would be a delay. Had to call 4 times before finally received a delivery date a week later. Then once again as soon as they get here asking $150 more due to having a 2 story home to only take 4 items up stairs. These people are total rip offs! Choose someone else to move your stuff!!
Pick Up Movers LLC GAPick Up Movers LLC GA
Laura B.
After informing him I received a quote that was lower than his, he told me that providing me a quote cost him $15. If you don't like a platform, don't be on it. It's not my fault that you don't have competitive prices. He wanted 350 plus mileage to move my pool table upstairs to downstairs in the same household. Apparently this person is not aware of the cost of doing business. Re Jason: I submitted the quote to 3 pros at the same time (one of the advantages of the platform) and someone else got back to me at the same time you did. I didn't have the quote until I submitted it to all three of you and someone answered back just like you did. Your attitude is unprofessional. You don't belong on the platform if you don't like the cost of using it. In a free market, consumers compare quotes and your price isn't listed, an estimate is. You need to grow up, learn some manners and etiquette, and how to properly run a business and treat potential customers because one thing is for sure - I will never consider using you and I will tell others about my terrible experience with you. You are not cut out to do business if this is how you conduct and handle yourself publicly. Your behavior is childish and embarrassing.
Billiard Service Masters, LLCBilliard Service Masters, LLC
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