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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 Kernersville movers
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent! DJ and Keith were organized and worked as a team to handle our things and move them to our new home. They were courteous and got the job done! I can't say enough about Joyful Movers! The best movers we have ever had! I will recommend Joyful Movers without reservation! If I have a move again I will ask for DJ and Keith! Thank you both!
Joyful Movers LLCJoyful Movers LLC
Liubov A.
Very professional, careful, and efficient! I recommend Faith and Glory Movers to anyone who is interested in a smooth and easy move.
Faith and Glory MoversFaith and Glory Movers
The move was nice and smooth.
Absolute Carrier Service LLCAbsolute Carrier Service LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Contracted for in town move. Three men arrived on time and worked non-stop!! Very professional, polite and courteous. I hope I never have to move again, but if I do, I will be calling Winston-Salem Moving and Storage!!!
Winston-Salem Moving & StorageWinston-Salem Moving & Storage
Thumbtack Customer
Was a good experience related to a short move and less stuff to move. Listened well to suggestions on how and which furniture should be moved. Handled fragile stuff carefully. Although they dented a small knick on the wall, they fixed it up (not perfect but it was ok).
Brick DoctorBrick Doctor
Thumbtack Customer
Overall experience was great. The movers were very careful & courteous. Underestimated the amount of stuff to move though, so it wouldn't all fit in one truckload. Had to make two trips (local move) which added more time, so it ended up costing more than I was expecting.
American Moving and Hauling Inc.American Moving and Hauling Inc.
Jessica k.
Guys showed up early and were very professional every step of the way. They did an excellent job handling our possessions and moving them with the care I would have. While less important for an actual moving job, Both of them were very personable and we thoroughly enjoyed moving with them
Manco CarriersManco Carriers
Maddie M.
Can't say enough about how helpful and friendly our movers were! We had a local move and hired Manco to move us out of our current residence and into our new one. They arrived early both days and were so friendly, efficient, and helpful! We would definitely recommend this company.
Manco CarriersManco Carriers
Thumbtack Customer
Great communication. On time. Took very good care in moving the furniture to protect it and the home Interior. I look forward to hiring them again to move back in our new home.
Faith and Glory MoversFaith and Glory Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Professional moving at a low price. Recommended...Good crew
Faith and Glory MoversFaith and Glory Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Cooper and his team arrived promptly at the scheduled time. They were courteous, hard-working and professional. They were extremely careful with our items and did not damage or break anything. It was a tough job, however they remained upbeat the entire move. They made the moving experience easy! I would recommend Mr. Cooper to anyone looking for a true moving professional.
Cooper Moving & Hauling ServiceCooper Moving & Hauling Service
Rory F.
I use this app A LOT and the quality of work Me & Gee Moving did was some of the best I’ve ever seen on this app 10/10 would recommend them for you’re next move! You will not be disappointed
Me & Gee Moving Labor Service’s LLC (NO TRUCK)Me & Gee Moving Labor Service’s LLC (NO TRUCK)
Thumbtack Customer
Steven and his crew did an outstanding job moving us to a new house! Great guys who cared for our stuff as well as we would have. I would highly recommend for any moving job!!
Cooper Moving & Hauling ServiceCooper Moving & Hauling Service
Cassandra S.
The guys were excellent! The arrived early and got to work going above and beyond. I couldn't ask for better service. I've recommended them to friends who are moving and the next time we move we will definitely call again!
American Moving and Hauling Inc.American Moving and Hauling Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent! Movers were fast, efficient, and friendly. Would definitely use again!
Winston-Salem Moving & StorageWinston-Salem Moving & Storage
Maxine Y.
They had to move 8 rooms of furnishings up a hill to my new residence, item by items because the driveway was to narrow and steep for the truck. AND, they did it with a SMILE. Total Professionalism. I would highly recommend the use of House to Home Movers to ALL!!
House To Home Movers LLC.House To Home Movers LLC.
Thumbtack Customer
This was the best company! The gentleman were polite and so very nice-- they worked with purpose and did not waste any time. They were flexible with our moving as our house closing got moved 3 times, yet they still did everything they could to accommodate us. They moved a 3 bedroom house in under 5 hours. They were positive and amazing. Definitely will use again for any other needs. Highly recommend!!!!!
Cooper Moving & Hauling ServiceCooper Moving & Hauling Service
Thumbtack Customer
From the customer service to moving day I felt I had individualized care.
American Moving and Hauling Inc.American Moving and Hauling Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
They arrived early and loaded the piano quickly. They were very professional, polite, and had the tools needed to move the piano. Again, they were very professional delivering the piano to my daughter's house. I recommend Larry Willis to do an excellent job moving any piano.
Quality ServicesQuality Services
Thumbtack Customer
Anybody that is moving, do yourself a favor and call Mr. Cooper. They are on time, friendly and absolute experts!
Cooper Moving & Hauling ServiceCooper Moving & Hauling Service
Amanda D.
These guys are awesome! They worked quickly and efficiently. Would and will definitely recommend to anyone looking for a moving company.
Winston-Salem Moving & StorageWinston-Salem Moving & Storage
Glenda C.
We have not moved yet. We have scheduled and thus far they have been terrific
Winston-Salem Moving & StorageWinston-Salem Moving & Storage
Thumbtack Customer
We are so pleased with our experience with AMH. The movers were extremely professional and polite. They were careful with our items and worked hard to get the job done as quickly and efficiently as possible. We will be recommending them to everyone we know who needs to hire a moving company.
American Moving and Hauling Inc.American Moving and Hauling Inc.
Jeanette M.
They guys were very good and a pleasure to deal with. I will definitely pick them again for my moving needs.
Magnificent Movers & MoreMagnificent Movers & More
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Jackson obviously believes in customer service; he was professional, accomodating, and was prompt to answer any of my questions, taking all the guesswork and stress out of the move. He and his guy did an excellent job and I would recommend his services to anyone. I will definitely be using Triple 777 for any moves.
Triple Seven Hauling ServicesTriple Seven Hauling Services
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