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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 Morristown movers
Sam C.
This team made our move happen with a fantastic attitude. They were affordable but didn’t cut any corners! Would recommend for anyone looking for a house move without hassles
Asap Movers NJAsap Movers NJ
Thumbtack Customer
Movers for a Cause were wonderful to work with; they were communicative, on time, personable, and professional. I used them to move out of an apartment and storage unit and into a house. I recommended them to the person moving into my former apartment, and he ended up hiring them as well! Thanks for a stress free experience guys :-)
Movers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & RelocationMovers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & Relocation
Dennis G.
Efficient Moving was quick to respond to my calls/text. My moving crew, Ron and Al showed up on time and were easy to work with. I’d use them again.
Efficient Moving & ServicesEfficient Moving & Services
Thumbtack Customer
Reggie gave us a quote the day I requested and was available to help us move the day we needed. He helped make our move quick and painless for sure! Thanks guys!
Movers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & RelocationMovers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & Relocation
Madelyn B.
Zona Express did an amazing job moving my large furniture items. I have a spinet piano that they were able to handle and set up again expertly. Plus they were able to moved everything within the 3 hr time period I had been quoted. Will certainly use them again if I can for future moves! Thank you Zona!!
Zona Express Corp.Zona Express Corp.
Emma I.
Zona Express Corp helped us safely move all our
Zona Express Corp.Zona Express Corp.
Brielle G.
Great service. They made my move so much easier. I directed and they moved everything just as I asked- and worked quickly. Even stuff I tried holding they took from me to carry. Don't hesitate... definitely hire these guys.
Movers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & RelocationMovers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & Relocation
Dean A.
I reached out to 5 companies for a small moving job. I had 3 quotes back very close together and they were able to do the job with only a few days notice. Very cautious with everything they moved. Would hire again for sure!
The best furniture deliveryThe best furniture delivery
Amy E.
Reggie helped my husband and me move on 3/4/17. Communication was great leading up to the move and he would get back to me pretty swiftly via email. I was expecting this to go extremely well because he had such excellent reviews on Thumbtack. We were quoted a 2-4 PM arrival window for the move, and Reggie said he'd call about an hour prior to when they'd arrive with a better estimate. Around 3:15 I got nervous because I hadn't heard anything, so I called and called many times before he called back to tell me their first move was taking longer than expected because they "added stuff." He said they wouldn't be at our house until 6 pm and that he'd update me in an hour and a half or so. He never updated me, I had to call him again and again before he picked up to let me know that in fact it was not going to be until 7-7:30 that they could move us. They finally arrived around 7:45 (3 hours and 45 minutes later than the latest time in our window) and completed the move by 10 pm, which was great--they were very efficient. Reggie also added a fourth guy at no charge - we initially only had 3. They were all very polite and friendly too. Reggie also apologized in person. Moving is an extremely stressful thing, and I was getting worried that the move wasn't going to happen because of the lack in communication. I realize the price may be lower because Reggie also moves things himself, so he can't pick up the phone all the time, but I just ask for prompt communication and follow through on your word.
Movers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & RelocationMovers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & Relocation
Sara C.
All around good experience - quickly and carefully moved our furniture. Very responsive and friendly. Highly recommend!
Household Service CoHousehold Service Co
Thumbtack Customer
Movers were fast, friendly and efficient and I appreciated the care they gave to my furniture. They even recommended how best to set up the room. Movers arrived at the tail end of their estimated arrival time but emailed me at the beginning of their time frame to let me know. I would definitely use them again.
Movers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & RelocationMovers-For-A-Cause Moving Labor & Relocation
Lena S.
These guys were great! So nice and professional. Took great care moving my piano. Would definitely hire them again.
Asap Movers NJAsap Movers NJ
Jordan K.
From speaking with Alex to meeting the crew was fantastic. Max the one mover was great and they were the hardest working guys I’ve seen in a long time. Highly recommend.
Ample MovingAmple Moving
Caitlin M.
Dariusz and his team were amazing! So easy and pleasant to work with. They arrived on time and moved everything with time to spare! Would 100% use them again if needed and recommend them to everyone!
Household Service CoHousehold Service Co
Thumbtack Customer
Firmus was wonderful to work with on our recent move in Morristown. Chris called a few days before to make sure they didn't need to add an additional guy, packing material, etc. They were a little late but called to let me know they were in traffic, which was nice. All of our furniture was wrapped properly and Chris showed me what they were doing throughout the process and how they packed the truck. Everything was assembled at our new house and put exactly where I wanted it. Huge help, and I would use them again. (But Im not moving for a VERY long time :)
Optimus Transfer SolutionsOptimus Transfer Solutions
Daniel W.
We had George's crew and could not have asked for a better crew for our move. The guys were very respectful and mindful of our things. They were on time and wasted no time when working. Would definitely recommend them and use them again
Ample MovingAmple Moving
Mitchell C.
Hired them just to load up my uhaul with big things I couldn't carry. They worked with me and took the small job. They contacted me the day before to see if I had any questions, and then even showed up early the day of the move. Excellent experience, would recommend to anyone. Super nice guys too
Familys' Trucking Co-OpFamilys' Trucking Co-Op
Ian M.
Below is their original quote: $135 per hour Hello Ian, Thanks for taking the time to look at our information. We are a fully licensed and insured family-owned moving company. The minimum hourly rate for this size job is $125 per hour. The hourly rate will be adjusted based on the details of your move. (Minimum estimate is $560 in this location.) Option for FLAT RATE available upon request. I had to wait for construction to be over then had a short window to get this done AND we did a bunch ourselves in our own vans to make it easier. When we went to book "Its our busy season now, you know how it is right?" No I don't, they went to 250/hr and tripled+ the minimum. How professional. DO NOT USE, bait and switch tactics all over the place.
Bluebell Relocation ServicesBluebell Relocation Services
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