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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. 

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. 

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.

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 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.

Reviews for Scarsdale movers
David H.
Helped me with a simple furniture move. Good price, on time, no nonsense. I’ll definitely ask these guys the next time I need something moved.
Megan G.
Wouldn’t have chosen anyone else! Very communicative and professional. Made moving stress-free. Thanks!
Yin L.
Very nice guys. Great price for last minute service! I will use them for any small move again!
Madhavi R.
We had a good experience with the movers crew who helped us unload our containers. They were pleasant and professional. I would highly recommend them on thumbtack.
Janice Y.
Gavin was punctual and helped me move a heavy pull out couch from downstairs to upstairs. He and his colleague were careful not to scratch any walls and did a great job!
Sooo Supreme movers and HaulageSooo Supreme movers and Haulage
Thumbtack Customer
We had a large move from Westchester into a 6th floor walk up in UES. We got a crew of 6 including Eric as our foreman. They were terrific. They showed right on time, and it took them barely 25 minutes to load the truck (3 bedrooms and a living room's worth of furniture). They wrapped anything that needed wrapping. The entire job was 3 hours start to finish (including the drive into the city from the suburbs). They got everything up the flights without damaging anything. Amazing price for such a complex move! They did a fantastic job.
Fair Price MoversFair Price Movers
Maria P.
The men arrived on time. They were a very nice, hard working, honest team. They were very careful with my stuff and there was no breakage of any kind. They packed everything in blankets and tape. I had them move mostly large heavy furniture. It was a 2 day move with 2 trucks each day and 6 men. They followed my directions for the things I wanted them to take on the truck and what I wanted to take in my car. They worked a 15 hour day the first day. They were able to put everything back together. They did not leave until the job was done. I would use them again.
CCS Moving & StorageCCS Moving & Storage
Miguel B.
These guys did a fantastic job on moving my furniture inside my house from a POD unit. Not only were very punctual and responsive, but also handled heavy boxes and furniture with extreme care. They were very mindful of floors and walls when handling heavy furniture up the stairs.
Thumbtack Customer
Jason was a total pro, on short notice. What really caught my attention is how he taped the cloth to the dresser I had him move ... the sticky side of the tape pointed OUT, so that it would not remove the finish. I am extremely happy with Jason's work, and I am looking forward to using him again in the fall.
Jason's  StationJason's Station
Thumbtack Customer
We had a job for moving a really old table from CT to NY - good condition but with some nuance. John and Pat not only had the best price but also provided warranty on the assembly. We scheduled a week before and I confirmed the day before and in the morning. They were prompt in response and showed up on time. Installation was smooth with no complication what so ever. I had a few cues with missing tips. They not only helped but even left me with new ones, which I think is way above and beyond. Don't know how they got the couple negative reviews but I would highly recommend them to anyone and have them back if I needed anything done in the future.
Cloud 9 BilliardsCloud 9 Billiards
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