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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.

How much does it cost to move a couch?

It costs around $290, on average, to move a couch. However, your actual cost will depend on a variety of factors. Couch movers will often quote the job based on the size of the couch, as well as how far it has to travel. A larger couch, such as a sectional, will likely cost more money to move.

On the other hand, smaller couches typically cost less, as there are fewer sections and fewer people are required to move it. Some couches may be very delicate due to their age, or they may have certain decorative details that complicate the moving process. These may cost more as well.

Contact professional furniture movers near you to get estimates for your move.

Reviews for Monroe movers
Thumbtack Customer
The Strategic Movers moved a piano for me this past weekend. They did a great job. They were on time and took great measures to make sure they moved the piano without damage. I would highly recommend them.
The Strategic Movers,LLCThe Strategic Movers,LLC
Chris T.
Great job, would definitely recommend Quick Movers.
Quick MoversQuick Movers
Marylou H.
Both Try and Jimmy are very consciousness movers. Highly pleased overall.
Hornet MovingHornet Moving
Karin G.
I used them to move items from my daughter’s apartment to my home and to also move a few things within my home. The response time was great and the team did an excellent job. I’d highly recommend!
Get It Home, LLCGet It Home, LLC
Rhoda L.
Today I had the best moving experience ever! The 2 movers, D&D, are Excellent Young Men! They listened to our requests and did everything possible to accommodate us. They were very well mannered and respectful to us as Senior Citizens! We could not be Happier with the Job these Gentleman did for us today! Thank You Guys for a Job Well Done!!! Our experience with the Owners was great as well... I called last Tuesday and we were scheduled to move the following Monday ! We received follow up calls and emails regarding the move. And as life would have it the moving truck had a flat tire and we were rescheduled for the next morning. Matt did everything he could to make it happen and we are very grateful for his doing that! I would definitely recommend using A&M Friendly Movers to friends or family!! Thanks again for a Great Experience ! Gary and Rhoda
A & M Friendly Movers LLC.A & M Friendly Movers LLC.
Taylor R.
This has been the best moving experience ever! The guys arrived ahead of time and were professional the entire way. Working as a team, they communicated well and assisted each other throughout the move. I will definitely choose these guys again and highly recommend them, as well.
Quick MoversQuick Movers
Adam O.
We had an amazing crew that helped us get everything into our new home. The move was over two days from multiple locations and they took care of everything we asked. This was the second time I’ve hired Quick Movers and the crew we had was outstanding!
Quick MoversQuick Movers
Betty A.
The two gentlemen who moved my baby grand were great. They knew exactly what they were doing and handled my piano with care. They were friendly and accommodating. Thanks Road Haugs! I’d recommend them to anyone needing their baby grand or grand moved.
Road Haugs Moving & StorageRoad Haugs Moving & Storage
Thumbtack Customer
Everything was just as Tori said it would be. Pac.k It Up Movers were efficient and economical. Larry and Andre did a great job packing, loading and delivering my furnishings. Everyone was friendly and helpful. I definitely recommend them for your moving needs. Thank you all.
Pack It Up Moving/Moving with IntegrityPack It Up Moving/Moving with Integrity
Curt M.
They did a great job. Even though I didn't have much to move it was done quickly and professionally.
Get It Home, LLCGet It Home, LLC
Chrislyn L.
Made old table look beautiful. Kept to timely schedule. Professional movers, perfect job on the new felt.
Classic Home BilliardsClassic Home Billiards
Leslie H.
Would highly recommend these guys. Moved my piano with such care and caution! And were extremely pleasant. Highly Recommend
The Strategic Movers,LLCThe Strategic Movers,LLC
Justin k.
Great job by the movers, had a game plan and executed while taking care of our things. Definitely recommend
Mission Moving and Storage LLCMission Moving and Storage LLC
Michael W.
Had them move a baby grand piano. It was disassembled, wrapped, transported and reassembled perfectly and with attention to detail. Highly recommend.
Upscale Experts Moving LLCUpscale Experts Moving LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I needed my table moved from my house I sold to my new house. The were there right on time and proceed to breakdown the table. They found several issues with the way the previous movers had set up the table. They cleared these issues and then packed up the table and moved it to the new location. When setting it up, one of the legs had a stripped treads on the bolt that help the leg to the table. They worked to correct this, found the solution, and get the table set up. I highly recommended them. They were able to save all my felt and did a crazy good job leveling the table.
Classic Home BilliardsClassic Home Billiards
Charlotte C.
Great company for helping move. Trying to sell and buy a home and packing all within afew days is no easy task, I don’t know what I would have done without their help. Trevor is so polite and knowledgeable. I had a treadmill that he was able to disassemble and get loaded on to a truck. I had 4 big items that were moved and still had plenty of time to spare for boxes and stuff around the house. They worked nonstop and got way more accomplished then I could have planned for. I will definitely use them again and recommend to anyone needing help with moving.
Haulers and Installers, Moving Co.Haulers and Installers, Moving Co.
Tammy H.
Great experience! Worked with us last minute and moved around his schedule for us! Very professional and I would definitely recommend again and again!
Haulers and Installers, Moving Co.Haulers and Installers, Moving Co.
Brenda C.
These gentlemen were there and had our furniture moved within the hour. They were all careful with our belongings and very professional. I would use them again.
Global Moving Professionals LLCGlobal Moving Professionals LLC
Steven O.
The crew that came for our move went above and beyond preparing our furniture for transport. We're extra careful with it as well. Would definitely use them again.
Quick MoversQuick Movers
Christine W.
Do not ever use this company the movers did not pack my 75 inch tv correctly it was cracked when delivered the owner avoided my calls and see damages and conversations
A & M Friendly Movers LLC.A & M Friendly Movers LLC.
Barbara G.
Luke and Max were great. Kept in contact with us before picking up furniture and then letting us know they were on their way. They were both very careful of our floors and the desk they moved. Will certainly recommend them !!!
Just Junk ItJust Junk It
Judy G.
This was a last minute request and they were able to work with us to complete it on the same day. They arrived on time to pick up the piano and bring it to our home. They took great care in transporting the piano and in protecting our wood floor while moving it in. They were friendly, professional and did a great job! Highly recommend!!
SG DeliversSG Delivers
Joseph R.
Led by none other than their most outstanding team leader, Jackson, my experience with Hockaday Brothers Moving was nothing short of perfection. Jackson went way above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that every challenge encountered was overcome. Jackson graciously handled the few problems we had with the utmost courtesy and professionalism. The work ethic and integrity of the Hockaday Brothers are beyond perfection...they are the very best of the best!
Hockaday Brothers Moving, LLCHockaday Brothers Moving, LLC
Angela C.
Not the best experience. Other sites had a mixture of great and unhappy reviews, so I gave this place a try for a small 2 hour move. They were supposed to be at my home at 9 with a call or text ahead. At 10 I heard nothing and called them. Oh yeah, they were running late. They showed up at 10:45 with no apology. I had to tell them to wrap the furniture and quilt it and they dropped it. They tried to drag a nice chest down a concrete driveway and I stopped them. For all this they offered to deduct 1.20 of my bill. Yes, you are reading this right. They finally deducted 5.00 off, which only leaves me to pay 45.00 for a service call to repair my sofa. They were really nice and I mean that.
Get It Home, LLCGet It Home, LLC
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