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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.

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.

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. 

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 Westmont movers
Sonali G.
They were punctual. Price was reasonable and there were no hidden charges. Professional movers and moved without any delay. They charged after completing work.
Innovative Home MoversInnovative Home Movers
Tim F.
Moved and setup a new treadmill.
Keep It UpKeep It Up
Thumbtack Customer
movers were on time and very efficient. happy with the experience
King David Moving & StorageKing David Moving & Storage
Thumbtack Customer
Rogers moving service was fast and did great job
RMS MOVERS of ChicagoRMS MOVERS of Chicago
Warren H.
Quick response,flexible, affordable,moved my piano with no issues. I highly recommend them.
Motion TransportsMotion Transports
Thumbtack Customer
Very professional. Did an excellent job moving a heavy item for a reasonable price. Absolutely will hire again.
Motion TransportsMotion Transports
Thumbtack Customer
These guys are great. Scott and Kevin busted their backs for me and made the move go a lot smoother than I could've expected. My only complaint that I had was that I was not informed prior to the move that I would be charged for them to drive to the job by the same hourly rate they charged for moving. It was a bit excessive just for driving and an added expense that I was surprised to find out about after everything was done. However, the work they did and with the effeciency they did it with made it well worth it. Thank you
Sycamore & Suburbs Moving ServiceSycamore & Suburbs Moving Service
I was so impressed with Motion Transports. They always responded quickly to my messages. They arrived on time and were very careful and thoughtful with all the furniture they moved for me. I hired them again to move my furniture back when our floors our done. I highly recommended their services.
Motion TransportsMotion Transports
Amanda M.
The movers were very professional and efficient. The boss was very good at directing the others. The price was an excellent value. They were all very hard workers.
Apex Pinnacle Moving &  Construction CompanyApex Pinnacle Moving & Construction Company
Stasia B.
Jacob and Zach were very nice, pofesional and prompt. They helped my mother move her items into a storage unit. They truly made the whole experience stress free.and easy. I would recommend using them to everyone I know and plan on using them again in the next week to help my mother with her move into her new appartament. 5 STARS all the way!!!!
Two Men LaborTwo Men Labor
P. S.
Very nice and polite young men. They were professional and did a great job moving my items. Willing to please and go out of their way to make sure your happy. I admire their drive. I recommend these young men and I will use them again.
Mobile Services Moving LaborMobile Services Moving Labor
Thumbtack Customer
Got the job done and were very fast. Reasonable price... inflated the cost a little bit by using more tape and furniture pads then they needed, but it protected all of the furniture and they didn't break anything so I can't complain. Don't have them move any fragile items or dishes because they were a little rough on the boxes though.
King David Moving & StorageKing David Moving & Storage
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