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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.

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 Kennesaw movers
Patrick M.
Moved from 2 story rental to 3 story townhome. Great communication with scheduling move, movers were on time and efficient. Nothing damaged during move with many fragile items packed. Would definitely recommend for residential move, will use again for sure.
QuickuorQuickuor
Connie B.
Valcin arrived on time and got busy! Moving is a headache and having movers made it so much easier. It was a great move thanks to Valcin!
Valcin's Moving CompanyValcin's Moving Company
Nancy W.
The movers showed up on time and did a great job moving my refrigerators.
Compass Liberty Express, LLCCompass Liberty Express, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Movers did a great job moving my furniture. Would use them again.
Faith Moving Co. (Only God moves better)Faith Moving Co. (Only God moves better)
Deyana L.
The scheduled movers we hired no showed but Elite Movers came to rescue. They responded to my request in a timely manner and were able to work our last minute move; SAME DAY. Moving is already stressful and we were running out of time. They arrived promptly and got to work. Very professional; we will definitively use them again. Thanks again Elite Movers!
ELITE MOVERS ATLELITE MOVERS ATL
Tammy C.
Champion Movers did a great job moving heavy items in my home. They were professional and friendly. They worked quickly but carefully, and they did a great job of protecting my items during the move.
CHAMPION MOVERSCHAMPION MOVERS
Bala S.
Accommodated my schedule last minute after snubbed by another movers. Did professional move with extreme care. Refereed same mower to my colleague as well for future move. Good luck for their business.
Mid State Movers, LLC.Mid State Movers, LLC.
Stephanie K.
Best move ever.
QuickuorQuickuor
Thumbtack Customer
Ronnie and his helper moved me Kennesaw to Cartersville in record time! They were courteous and respectful of my time and belongings. They had all of the moving materials and tools and took care of everything. I was beyond pleased with their work. I am recommending them to a neighbor that is moving soon and will definitely use them next time I move!
RLMJ EnterpriseRLMJ Enterprise
Ava G.
I would recommend for any of your moving needs. They were punntual, professional and had my move done in no time at all.
RLMJ EnterpriseRLMJ Enterprise
Jane M.
They did a good job of protecting my items during the move; however, they were two hours late in arriving to perform the move.
Next Door Relocators,LLCNext Door Relocators,LLC
Brooke T.
We hired these guys to move two washer and dryer sets and they were fantastic. The communication leading up to the move was great and they showed up right on time. As soon as they arrived they got straight to work and were able to get the washers and dryers moved in only an hour. Very personable and very professional! Highly recommend them for any type of moving needs.
TruckFratTruckFrat
Thumbtack Customer
Needed help moving furniture to tile the whole house. We failed to plan ahead but Faith Moving Co. came through within 3 hours!
Faith Moving Co. (Only God moves better)Faith Moving Co. (Only God moves better)
Trena S.
Working with TRG on the move was a great experience. They were very helpful in completing the large move and stayed longer than we originally expected to ensure it was complete.
TRG MOVING AND STORAGETRG MOVING AND STORAGE
Michelle H.
This is my second move using this moving companies service! They are punctual , polite and do a great job moving your items. I also liked that Chris answered msgs promptly. Thank you guys again for helping us & in such a short notice you were given!
Valcin's Moving CompanyValcin's Moving Company
Alisha F.
Great guys that helped me move
T&N PartnersT&N Partners
Kate S.
Big deal movers were great! They arrived on time, worked hard, moved efficiently, and were a great value. We would definitely hire them again.
Big Deal Moving and PackingBig Deal Moving and Packing
Tasha B.
Andrea was extremely helpful and professional. In short notice she helped me move 3 heavy peices of furniture. If you need help moving shes the best.
Andrea BaileyAndrea Bailey
Julie A.
I highly recommend Champion Movers and will use them again in the future. Thomas and company were very courteous, professional, and affordable. They moved our furniture with ease! The move estimate (time and money) was exactly like they said it would be so budgeting was easy. I give the 5+ stars!
CHAMPION MOVERSCHAMPION MOVERS
Thumbtack Customer
I have used several movers in the past 5-6 years and haven't had that bad of service. However, after using 404 Movers with Mitchie and his crew I realize how moving should be. Mitchie and his guys are hard working, fast, professional and you should not hesitate to use them for your move. They also have very aggressive rates. Thank you very much Mitchie!
404 Movers404 Movers
Paola N.
I had a really bad experience with another company and I reached out to bear's moving company and they got my move set the next day. highly recommended!
Bear's Moving CoBear's Moving Co
Leticia G.
This is my 2nd move since relocating to Georgia, the first movers I used were not professional at all which had me Leary for this move. But my worries were quickly put to rest yesterday. I have found movers for life whom I will refer others. They were professional, worked quickly, good communication and most of all took great care of my possessions. I was very pleased, thanks guys.
MOTIVATIONAL CITY MOVERS LLCMOTIVATIONAL CITY MOVERS LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I have moved a lot over the past 7 years, and this was by far one of the best experiences with Big Deal Movers. These guys provided great service efficiently and for a good price!
Big Deal Moving and PackingBig Deal Moving and Packing
Thumbtack Customer
They showed up ready to go. I really dislike moving, and they made it as easy as possible. Helped me get the truck set up, moved more than I even originally asked, and we're friendly as can be. I recommend them to anyone, and will ask them to help again on my next move.
Valcin's Moving CompanyValcin's Moving Company
Tessa M.
Incredible service! They made my move so easy and stress-free. Not only were they committed to a quick and easy move, but their customer service was next level! THANK YOU THANK YOU
Elite Relocation ServicesElite Relocation Services
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