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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.

Is it cheaper to move your stuff or buy new stuff?

It often makes more financial sense to buy new stuff when you have the chance to sell furniture to offset the cost. The cost of moving your current furniture can sometimes be more than buying new things, particularly if the furniture is large or cumbersome to move. You can sell furniture online, or make a furniture donation and deduct it from your taxes (if it qualifies as a charitable contribution). Some places near you may even offer free furniture pickup when you choose to donate. 

If you have valuable furniture that would be costly to replace, however, it may be cheaper to move them. To find out which option is best for you, contact professional movers in your area to receive quotes and estimates.

Reviews for Algiers Point movers
Thumbtack Customer
I have made many moves over the years and this was, by far, the best experience that I have ever had with a moving company. Nick was always quick to respond to any questions that I came up with regarding the move. The movers were very polite and were both careful and quick with the move. I would recommend this company to anyone who needs assistance with a move!
Abba MoversAbba Movers
Yvette T.
Easy move. The movers were professional and did a great job
Tres MoversTres Movers
Emily M.
Michael and Mario were extremely helpful during my move. They moved everything in the rain and kept everything dry. I would highly recommend Boostco moving!
Boostco MovingBoostco Moving
RuthAnn B.
Everything was perfect about Abba Movers. Their communication is superb and the moving men know are highly professional and prepared. I actually enjoyed my move. Thanks so much.
Abba MoversAbba Movers
Jenna G.
Tres Movers was great! I would recommend them to anyone I know moving.
Tres MoversTres Movers
Lesley W.
Lightning Fast Movers were excellent. They were quick to respond, on time, and excellent movers. I will definitely hire them again the next time I need something moved.
Lightning Fast Moving and Deliveries LLCLightning Fast Moving and Deliveries LLC
Lindsay S.
This was the easiest, best moving experience I had in New Orleans. They did a job that took other movers 7+ hours in three. They showed up early, matched their quote (other recent moving company gave us a massively quote massively less than they charged.) And they were polite, funny and great at their job. If I move again, I will absolutely use Tres Movers. Thank you for being the only easy part of our move!!!!!
Tres MoversTres Movers
Christina S.
Tres Movers was a fantastic choice in our moving experience. Mario was so easy to communicate with, and Christian kept the job site running smoothly. Everyone was efficient, hardworking, and careful. They made a stressful moving day easy. I’d recommend Tres Movers to all of my family and friends.
Tres MoversTres Movers
Holly G.
They made my move seamless! Two and half hours to move a one bedroom across town. They were willing to move even the smallest items in my house. Such a great team to work with!
Tres MoversTres Movers
Sarah M.
Jim and Rashaad were great moving and assisting with my move. I have moved a lot and this was my best experience I have ever had in my life. They moved a Restoration Hardware Couch with no problem and an armoire! Thank You and will most definitely recommend to my friends!!!
Tres MoversTres Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Nicholas and his crew moved my husband and my household goods from NOLA to St. Louis recently. Nicholas was very professional and considerate in sending emails and texts to confirm moving date and time as well as informative updates throughout the move. Nicholas and his crew were all very prompt, loading and unloading goods in a timely manner. They handled the goods with care and packed them securely in the moving van. Abba Movers LLC provided us with excellent service. We will definitely use them again when moving and highly recommend them to anyone needing a mover.
Abba MoversAbba Movers
Thumbtack Customer
The two movers were exceedingly professional and polite. I ended up having a considerable delay with my moving truck, and the on-site movers and the the Boostco owner were all helpful and patient. They were careful with my belongings, which they moved into a storage unit, and had no issues with following specific directions. They were also very responsive to communication before and during the move. Very reasonably priced considering the level of service. I would absolutely hire them again. Overall a pleasure to work with, and knew how to move and keep things packed correctly in the truck and unharmed in the move.
Boostco MovingBoostco Moving
Micki H.
The guys were great! They moved everything in a timely manner, while ensuring nothing was damaged! I don't plan to move again anytime soon, but if I do, I will be calling Abba Movers!
Abba MoversAbba Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Move It by Bike helped us move our office furniture so that we could be prepared for carpet to be installed, then they came and moved it all back. They were very courteous and efficient - great work!
MOVE IT! by bike LLCMOVE IT! by bike LLC
Gina H.
Excellent Move!!
Henry Hauling LLCHenry Hauling LLC
Thumbtack Customer
We contracted with Abba Movers and they deliver everything promised. Their personal approach and professionalism was demonstrated on our long distance move from New Orleans to Ohio. Their care of our furnishings displayed their experience and expertise. Our oversized furniture and difficult spaces was handle with care and patience. During the move we observed other movers and are glad we selected Abba. Their materials, equipment, and workers were top notch. It is without question that we recommend Abba for your move. The move was Excellent at a very reasonable price.
Abba MoversAbba Movers
Terraine z.
These guys are the absolutely best! They made my move very easy and I will continue to use them as my movers!
Tres MoversTres Movers
Joshua S.
Mario and his partner made my move as seamless and stress-free as possible. Super quick, professional, makes things happen on the spot and no need to supervise. The guys moved me out and into my new place in no time and at an extremely reasonable price. Will definitely be using Tres Movers for all future moves!
Tres MoversTres Movers
Rudolph B.
Great job on my move. Moved everything safely and efficiently. A wonderful experience from start to finish. THANKS!
Boostco MovingBoostco Moving
Natalie K.
Tres Movers did an excellent job of our move. They were quick, yet strategic in their loading of the truck which meant our items were safe in the truck for the move and the unloading was FAST. They even put together our bed frame for us at the new location. I would 100% recommend them for your move.
Tres MoversTres Movers
Thumbtack Customer
I was happy with my move. The movers were very nice, careful and gentle with furniture. Any questions or concerns about the move were addressed promptly by Nicholas. I would definitely use their services again if needed.
Abba MoversAbba Movers
Amanda K.
We had a wonderful experience and would definitely use Boostco moving. Mario and his team moved everything so quickly and with such care this was the first time we’ve ever moved and nothing broke or was damaged. It was truly impressive what they got done in 3.5 hours. If we ever move again they will be our first call!
Boostco MovingBoostco Moving
Thumbtack Customer
I would highly recommend Boostco Moving. I hired them to move from an apartment into 2 storage pods. Michael was in contact with me multiple times prior to moving day to determine how many movers I would need and the time required. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the job before mine ran longer than expected, however Michael called to keep me updated on the progress and when the movers would be there. The movers packed the pods very well to make sure nothing would shift during transportation.
Boostco MovingBoostco Moving
Thumbtack Customer
This was the most painless move ever! Robert and Kurt are the best!!! Efficient, professional, courteous, punctual, -- all the superlatives!! I highly recommend NOLA City Movers!! These gentlemen will listen to what you want and will deliver great service. If I ever move again (never, I hope!), I will definitely use NOLA City Movers!
NOLA City Renovations LLCNOLA City Renovations LLC
JP U.
Tres movers did a great job with my entire move. They were careful, considerate, and very respectful with everything. And they were very efficient with their time and packing the truck. I am very impressed and pleased with all the work they did. I will definitely use them again for any big or small move. Thanks Tres Movers
Tres MoversTres Movers
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