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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 Elizabeth movers
Thumbtack Customer
MOVING UR WAY did a great job!! Both courteous and friendly they made my moving experience a whole lot easier. Their prices were extremely reasonable and the guys were great!! They made sure that everything was packed well to ensure that there was no damage and placed everything where I needed it placed in the new home. I would strongly recommend this company to anyone that needs great movers and at a great price!!
Louie O.
He has a "can do attitude" positive and is helpful! Was very careful moving my things.
Cruz MovesCruz Moves
Ana M.
Great team that were able to provide quick effective solutions for issues we thought we may have during the move.
Asap Movers NJAsap Movers NJ
Thumbtack Customer
Great company! Coordinated my move from my apartment into storage for me while I wasn't in the country. Very good rates too, highly recommended
Simply Moving & StorageSimply Moving & Storage
Louie O.
They showed up on time. There were a few extra pieces of furniture to move my wife threw in at the last minute and they were very good about giving me a fair price
Bonafide MoversBonafide Movers
Romero M.
Kadeem and his team at ASAP movers were great. They worked very well together and got my move completed within the 3-hour window. They were on time, professional, respectful and above all great men to meet and work with. They took sanitation and making sure they and I were safe seriously as well. You can’t go wrong with choosing them and I plan to recommend them going forward. Thanks again ASAP team!
Asap Movers NJAsap Movers NJ
Desiree W.
Daddy’s Moving LLC was great to work with. They showed up on time. As soon as they seen the job, which was a little challenging, they did not complain, they just got to it and started working. They worked fast and did not take breaks. They got the job done in the little time we had.
Daddy's Moving LLCDaddy's Moving LLC
Olivia D.
Very responsive and easy to work with. Good pricing. Timely but not as quick as other movers we have had. Quality of work was average - mailbox knocked off, some items scratched, two lampshades ripped, trash left behind, furniture not reassembled. Luckily nothing was terribly valuable, but it was an average experience.
Ample MovingAmple Moving
Samantha S.
These men were beyond amazing, i had the opportunity to have Jason himself and 2 of his men come and move my entire house, they were so accommodating to all the changes, i originally put down for less things then we had, we also had to spend time picking out things we were taking and were not and they were just so accommodating & complainant with everything, they were very professional and did not stop working for one min . They worked very efficiently and were so good with all the bumps in the road with our move. I am so pleased with their work i deff recommend them for any job & you can NOT beat the price. They deserved what the asked for and more. Amazing hard working men i am so pleased with their service ! Thank you so much Jason’s Station, you guys are the bomb ! :)
Jason's  StationJason's Station
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