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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 Roswell movers
Kate O.
Falcon Moving was hands down fantastic. We hired 3 movers to move our 4 bedroom house. Their communication was fantastic, both before and during the move, and their price was the most affordable compared to other movers. They took care to wrap furniture and not a single piece was damaged. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a reliable, reasonably priced mover!
Falcon Moving AtlantaFalcon Moving Atlanta
Nikita P.
Campions Movers did an amazing job with my move!! Glad to have found them.
CHAMPION MOVERSCHAMPION MOVERS
Mika B.
Moved very quick and efficiently! Very kind and made the moving process extremely less stressful.
Major League MovingMajor League Moving
Jen C.
Brandon and his team were efficient, energetic, and careful. Thanks for a great move Bust-A-Move!
Sharpescape SolutionsSharpescape Solutions
Brianna T.
Did a fantastic job. Moved incredibly quick and we’re very kind and punctual. Will definitely be my go to movers!
LIOO MovingLIOO Moving
Benita S.
Efficient and effective movers
RLMJ EnterpriseRLMJ Enterprise
Valerie O.
It was a tough move and they handled it with ease.
CHAMPION MOVERSCHAMPION MOVERS
Sabrina H.
I highly recommend Hope and Love Movers. They responded to my project request timely. There prices are reasonable. They are very careful with the items they are moving. They are great!!!!
Hope and love moversHope and love movers
Melissa M.
Jordan and Deandre called ahead of arrival to let me know that they were en route. They were punctual and friendly. The move experience couldn’t have been less stressful. They wrapped all my items and moved them with care. Can’t beat the value for the price. Go with Easy Moving!!!
Easy Moving Services LLCEasy Moving Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent experience! Highly recommend Valcin moving. Prompt, hard working, knowlegable and friendly. I wish I could take them with me on my move to unpack!
Valcin's Moving CompanyValcin's Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
We had the mover pick up a couch for us in Dunwoody and deliver to our Roswell home. Couldn't have asked for better communication and moving. Very highly recommended!!!#
DA Lowe MoversDA Lowe Movers
Thumbtack Customer
We did not have a good experience with MyPorter, however the 5 star rating is for the excellent customer service we received from Roosevelt (one of the movers hired for our move). His patient professionalism & work ethic canceled out all of the negative aspects of our move (inventory documented incorrectly, porters coming/going during the allotted time, van wasn't large enough to accommodate all of the furniture, etc). I would 100% use this company again if he was the mover assigned to the project. Thank you, Roosevelt, for making a stressful move pleasant!
MyPorterMyPorter
Esther A.
These men where wonderful movers. They arrived on time, wrapped the larger items and moved them with care. Even with the bad weather ( it showed rather heavily) they completed the job in a timely manner with no damages. Tip:You have to mention exactly what you need moved(front loading washer is a different price from a top loading washer) and make sure everything is in boxes ( they will not move things you have not mentioned previously that aren't in boxes)
Everything Goes Moving CompanyEverything Goes Moving Company
Ferrill C.
Excellent movers! The nicest team and took care of everything with such care with several antiques! I had some confusion because of a multi-family move and they were so accommodating and kind! Can not recommend them enough. Gibran and his team were outstanding! Will absolutely use them for every move in the future.
Mama's Movers, LLCMama's Movers, LLC
Carrie k.
Not exaggerating... saved my life! We hired a moving company who completely took us to the cleaners... we called Lorenzo and explained what we were experiencing with the company we hired... he brought a crew and came out same day to help us finish moving... he literally took over and finished the move for us with the original moving company present... he’s a true leader, hard worker and just plain fun to be around!
Fisher of Man Moving LLCFisher of Man Moving LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Where to start! All I can say is these guys are amazing! We had a pretty big move that took longer than expected and they all worked non-stop to make sure the task was completed as fast as possible. Everything they moved was packed safely and securely, and not a single item was damaged upon destination. If you are looking for a moving company, look no further. They are by far the best company I have worked with in all my moves. A+ in all regards.
Next Door Relocators,LLCNext Door Relocators,LLC
Andre R.
The movers worked quickly when they arrived at each location.
Mama's Movers, LLCMama's Movers, LLC
Evelyn R.
This team was beyond awesome! They moved my daughter into her new apartment. Arrived exactly on time. Moved quickly and efficiently. Fantastic attitude and professional decorum. I asked Albert to move an armoire and desk that was just being stored in my garage. He did so without hesitation. I would give 10 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟stars if able. I've moved myself and others many times-never have I had better service, value and excellence. This team is outstanding!
GB MovingGB Moving
Drew G.
These guys were awesome. They were responsive when I requested a quote, early on move-in day, and handled all of our hard to move furniture with ease. I would highly recommend this team!
Bear's Moving CoBear's Moving Co
Nancy S.
For our cross-country move (Atlanta to Seattle) Curtis and his team were fantastic! Communicated frequently, super prompt and he even helped us get a shipper for our second car and managed the process for us! I am ready to recommend Helping Hands Moving Company to anyone I know planning a big move!
Helping Hands Moving CompanyHelping Hands Moving Company
Peter P.
Beaver pianos knows what they’re doing. Glad I trusted them with the move of my Yamaha C3. They knew exactly how to move it. I look forward to visiting the shop some day.
Beavers Piano Moving/Refinish/Restoration/RepairBeavers Piano Moving/Refinish/Restoration/Repair
Rob R.
Excellent last minute moving help. D saved me!
DA Lowe MoversDA Lowe Movers
Christopher B.
Great moving company! 10/10 would hire again.
Falcon Moving AtlantaFalcon Moving Atlanta
Tiffany T.
Simply amazing! I'd definitely hire this team again. They were so thoughtful and attentive. I had a large and heavy armoire that needed to be moved upstairs and around some pretty narrow corners. They were able to move it without damaging my walls. I wish every moving company was so thoughtful and showed this attention to detail. THANK YOU!
Faith Moving Co.& Storage (Only God moves better)Faith Moving Co.& Storage (Only God moves better)
Jamila S.
Thank you for excellent service! I had a great experience with Best Way Movers. They were fast and efficient. They clearly know what they are doing. They moved my large, heavy furniture swiftly and did not damage a thing. They were also very careful not to scratch the walls and doorways in my new home. I highly recommend Best Way Movers.
Best Way Movers LLCBest Way Movers LLC
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