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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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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 New Lenox movers
Mark E.
Not a moving company! They rent a truck and send 3 people ( not movers) to your house. They were polite, but that doesn't move furniture. They were clueless on how to move furniture through doorways and up and down stairs. They had no moving straps to carry heavy or bulky furniture or exercise equipment. One of the 3 was able to move stuff with few problems. They were constantly putting furniture down and scratching my hardwood floors. Phsyically unable to finish the move with out multiple breaks, and I feed them lunch . Nice guys not movers !!!
Apex Pinnacle Moving &  Construction CompanyApex Pinnacle Moving & Construction Company
Judi C.
The two men that helped us move were absolutely fantastic! They were polite, patient and hard working. The move took longer than I anticipated but they never complained. We couldn't have asked for a better move. Thank you so much.
Keep It UpKeep It Up
Richard K.
I had a great experience with this company. The team of 4 movers arrived on time, were professional, courteous, and very careful with my furniture. I definitely recommend this company for your moving needs.
Techno Moving & Junk Removal ServicesTechno Moving & Junk Removal Services
Johan w.
Great experience. Was not expecting the move to take as little time as it actually did.
Pack And Load ProsPack And Load Pros
Shirley C.
They were on time and were very courteous, they went above and beyond in their job to get my furniture moved quickly but safetly and I would use them again. I have already referred them to 2 people that I know that are moving in the near future. Excellent
Keep It UpKeep It Up
Jody l.
They are the first one to respond to my job request of moving a piano. Requested at 9:00 am and they had their piano move to my house at 1:00. And their price is the best one around . Very nice , friendly employees and now we can enjoy the piano. Highly recommend and will use them again in the future.
Packing Professional Movers LLCPacking Professional Movers LLC
Mike C.
This was fantastic, we needed to move a piano in the same day and he was able to do it with in 4 hours on the same day with short notice
Piano Moving World, LLCPiano Moving World, LLC
Andrew L.
The two gentlemen that moved us were fast and very efficient. Very friendly people and knew exactly how to get the job done.
It Takes 2 Moving CoIt Takes 2 Moving Co
Thumbtack Customer
Roy and his partner were gentlemen every step of the way. His price was very reasonable. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a mover.
Motion TransportsMotion Transports
Thumbtack Customer
Ray moved my piano from New Lenox to Yorkville. His communication was excellent, response was quick, and price was clear. He and his partner wrapped the piano completely and did an excellent job getting it in the house and setting it up. I would use them again as well as recommend them. Price was good too!
Motion TransportsMotion Transports
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