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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 Fort Wayne movers
Kathy W.
Nick and his crew were punctual and worked efficiently. There was ongoing communication about the move. Very pleased with my moving experience. Would highly recommend.
Superior CleaningSuperior Cleaning
Michelle W.
They responded quick and the set up for date and time was easy. They showed up and the move went fast and easy, which was great! The price was reasonable! They made my move less stressful and I appreciated every bit of it cause moving can be hectic! I will use them again, if needed and I definitely recommend them!!!!
AmeriTrans Moving Co.AmeriTrans Moving Co.
Angela M.
Fantastic overall experience! The movers were punctual, efficient, professional, and very careful with our belongings. Our conversations through Thumbtack and via phone with the owner were clear and fair. I recommend Pack&Stack to anyone in the Fort Wayne area in need of moving services. Great company!
Karen C.
I️ hires them to rearrange furniture in my house. They were prompt, professional and courteous. I️ will use them again when we move.
Moving Made EasyMoving Made Easy
Brandi R.
They were great! They got everything moved in with time to spare and helped with reassembling everything I had all the parts for. Very nice guys, it was an excellent experience.
Jennifer R.
Hard workers, on time and overall great experience. I'd recommend them to anyone looking for a move, big or small. Much better than some of the big names out there.
J.K. Moving BrosJ.K. Moving Bros
Tina b.
I was very impressed with how they wrapped my furniture to be moved and handled them with care. Anything I asked they accommodated. Great guys and very respectful. I would highly recommend.
Integrity Moving ServiceIntegrity Moving Service
Thumbtack Customer
Jon helped me move into my one bedroom apartment. They were super friendly, professional and got the job done quickly. I would recommend him! Couldn't beat the price either!
Hardworks ServicesHardworks Services
Aarika D.
They were amazing! They moved fast and were super polite and professional. They made it look extremely easy. They did an amazing job. I HIGHLY recommend! They definitely got the job done. Thanks guys again.
Ryan S.
I had the most wonderful experience with Integrity this weekend. All three guys were really friendly, showed up on time, and crushed it! They unloaded a 26' foot truck into a 2nd floor apartment in no time at all. They padded the door frame and laid a mat down to protect the carpet. Best deal, very reliable movers. They showed up ready to work and were all very quick and professional. Some of the reviews posted here were not very positive so I had hesitations, but I had the best experience with Milton, Kevin, and Tayrell. Highly recommend. HATE moving, but if I have to do it again, I am absolutely calling them!
Integrity Moving ServiceIntegrity Moving Service
Kristi K.
Wish I had a before to show how much organization progress was made! Daniel and Lavon were so helpful, friendly, professional- overall so great to work with. We appreciate the help so much and we will be hiring them again when we move our rental units.
Integrity Moving ServiceIntegrity Moving Service
Thumbtack Customer
These guys work was EXCELLENT. I love how profeessional they were. I loved how they took taking care of my things while moving them. Veryreasonable rate, hard workers, and very friendly. I will definitely use their services again. They earned my 5 stars. Thanks. Hardworks Services. Very pleased customer
Hardworks ServicesHardworks Services
Lisa E.
Ebin & his team did a great job helping us with our move in! He was very communicative and extremely prompt. (He was at the apartment before us!) They were very careful with our belongings and were so helpful putting our bed together, which we didn’t even discuss beforehand-Thanks, Ebin! 😊 Also, followed CDC guidelines due to CoVid. Two thumbs up! 👍🏻 👍🏻
Smooth Moves LLCSmooth Moves LLC
Katy T.
These two guys were AWESOME!! I moved from a third floor place (essentially an attic space in a historic house) to a second floor place and they did it in about five hours—including having to take the door off to get my sectional couch through. They even helped me get my window a/c unit out. Saved me so much time and stress, will definitely hire them again!!
Smooth Moves LLCSmooth Moves LLC
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