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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 Cross Country movers
Tiffany R.
I hired Everbright Movers to help me move into my first home . The movers showed up late, which caused me a two hour delay for all of my other obligations . I had to contact the movers to get an ETA. In efforts to speed up my day I helped the movers move the boxes. The movers securely wrapped my belongings and I appreciated that . However, when it was time to pay the movers were very rude . They didn’t not want to discount the services after showing up late . The mover even said “You are not going to tip me “ . Whenever possible I try to tip workers for their services. However, sadly the unprofessionalism was not shown . I would not recommend these movers again .
EverBright LLCEverBright LLC
Ashley H.
Great Nation Moving was extremely easy to work with and got the job done on short notice. As a staging professional I need move pretty frequently and Great Nation Moving will be my go-to!
Great Nation MovingGreat Nation Moving
Veronica R.
The movers did an excellent job with my move. They were timely with their arrival and handled all my items with care. I was afraid that all of my items would not fit into my storage unit. The movers professionally organize my unit so that all items would fit perfectly. I would definitely hire them again for my next move.
Name Your Price MoversName Your Price Movers
Thumbtack Customer
From the very beginning I had a great experience. My original move date was Jan. 2nd but due to an issue with the apartment I was moving into we decided to switch to an updated apartment which meant I had to switch my moving date from Jan. 2nd to the 5th which Ali had no problem doing and I was so grateful since it was short notice but he worked it out for me. Ali's crew was awesome!! They arrived on time and handled our items with care. Very professional and they moved quickly. I'll use them in the future and recommend them to anyone who is moving. This was the BEST moving experience I ever had. Thanks again guys your all GREAT!!
Name Your Price MoversName Your Price Movers
Dee J.
Antwan and his crew were great. Polite, professional and efficient. They moved very quickly. My move had 2 stops(storage & apt.) and was completed on time. They handled all our items with care and seemed to move at the speed of light. I would most definitely recommend and hire them again. After watching how they worked, my mother even asked him for his card. I can honestly say it was a fantastic moving experience.
Top Notch MoversTop Notch Movers
Susan S.
Lewis piano moving company was five Star on all accounts. I have already given out their number to possible clients. I couldn’t have found a better company. Thank you Lewis Piano Movers.
Lewis Piano Movers, LLCLewis Piano Movers, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Professional, beginning to end! Arranged on short notice. Took great care with moving all belongings. Very pleased and do recommend!
A-1 Moving CompanyA-1 Moving Company
Steffan C.
If I could give this company a 0/5 rating I would. Even after explaining beforehand to the owner, Ali H., the list of items I wanted to be moved, the movers still showed up with a truck too small to carry everything. I wasn't paying for 2 separate trips, so I decided to move the rest of the items left behind on my own, which is an inconvenience if you're traveling a considerable distance away. My main complaint with this company is that my fairly new flat screen TV now has a cracked screen that has rendered it unfixable and unwatchable. I contacted the owner, Ali, and he was completely indifferent, unapologetic, and downright unprofessional when I brought this matter to his attention. He refused to take any responsibility for the damaged item which is truly baffling to me when his movers were the ones who wrapped and packaged the tv, transported the tv, and subsequently unloaded the tv to the new destination. I WOULD NEVER RECOMMEND OR USE THIS SHAM OF A COMPANY FOR MOVING SERVICES AGAIN. If you value maintaining the integrity of your items, you won't either.
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Nnea O.
They were really fast despite the inclement weather the morning of my move. Owner was very kind too. Was able to make it to work on time because of these guys. Well worth the $$
@Door2Door Movers and Junk Removal@Door2Door Movers and Junk Removal
Thumbtack Customer
We hired David to move items (bedroom set, couches, tables, chairs, rugs, miscellaneous) from Baltimore to Asheville. He responded to my initial query immediately with a competitive estimate that was honest and fair. I appreciated his accessibility and flexibility when we had to delay the move by a week because of bank issues. David's pick-up and delivery were on-time and without any issues. His staff are friendly and helpful. We'll definitely use them again when the need arises.
Your Friends with a TruckYour Friends with a Truck
Sophia M.
They did a great job with our move. I was pleased and would recommend them for future use. I felt like they were clear in terms of pricing, procedural policies and “extras”. There were no surprises and they did great!
Name Your Price MoversName Your Price Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Tony and his partner were great! They did a great job in less time than expected. I look forward to using them again when I do the second part of my 2 part move!
Moving Made Awesome, LLCMoving Made Awesome, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The company was used to move 3 pieces of antique furniture from Indianapolis, IN to Baltimore, MD. The central office was prompt in answering the calls, willing to have us wait until they had a truck coming to allow us a lower rate. The crew which loaded and the one unloading were thoroughly professional wrapping the pieces for protection and unwrapping, inspecting each piece upon delivery, Obviously take pride in their work.
Your Friends with a TruckYour Friends with a Truck
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