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3. Diggs Haul Incorporated
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Long Distance Moving

Offers remote services
  • Serves Maumee, OH
We have expanded Atlanta & Miami are amongst of the newest additions to the Diggs Haul family. Diggs Haul Incorporated provides full-service long-distance & local moving services, and much more. Simply put, we make moving easy. Know what you're paying UPFRONT. We offer FLAT RATE services : ***Local and Long Distance Moving*** ***Heavy Furniture & lifting*** ——— Our focus is making your life easier. Whether it’s a long-distance, local move, or if you just need a piece of furniture moved. We provide a wide variety of services. We pride ourselves on providing world-class service. We offer extended hours to suit the busiest lifestyles. Need services with short notice? We can help. There’s no job too big or too small for us. Don’t hesitate to give us a call.See more
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We have expanded Atlanta & Miami are amongst of the newest additions to the Diggs Haul family. Diggs Haul Incorporated provides full-service long-distance & local moving services, and much more. Simply put, we make moving easy. Know what you're paying UPFRONT. We offer FLAT RATE services : ***Local and Long Distance Moving*** ***Heavy Furniture & lifting*** ——— Our focus is making your life easier. Whether it’s a long-distance, local move, or if you just need a piece of furniture moved. We provide a wide variety of services. We pride ourselves on providing world-class service. We offer extended hours to suit the busiest lifestyles. Need services with short notice? We can help. There’s no job too big or too small for us. Don’t hesitate to give us a call.

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Q & A

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.

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 Maumee movers
Thumbtack Customer
The owner was conscientious in getting out to look things over prior to the move. He was unavailable to supervise my job due to another job out of town. I had a george foreman grill damaged + a broom disappear. I'm still unpacking so there may be other items unaccounted for. The main thing that concerned me is that they travelered 15 miles to get to my place to move so gas and travel time entered into the cost. Plus the day of the move I was presented several pages of paperwork explaining the terms of the move and damage claim procedures. It would have been nice to see that information prior to the day of the move. With all other things to consider the day of the move there was little time for scrutinizing the documents. It's hard work so I hesitate to complain but being a little more candid about what to expect might have helpful for those of us who don't move frequently.
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Sanjoy B.
I am very pleased with Bishop’s responsiveness and dedication to work. He completed the moving of a bulky heavy item efficiently and professionally. I will hire him again if needed in future.
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Shelley D.
They did an excellent job and worked very very hard. I had a lot of moving for them to do. Their attitude was great, and they were very professional and fast. It was a much better value than the competition.
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Elizabeth C.
they were over 2 hours late. brought a truck that was too small and i had a long distance move where i only had limited time to get to my storage unit almost 3 hours away. i had to leave a lot of my expensive items there that would not fit in the truck and had to drive in the dark when i have night blindness. then the storage unit was closing so they would not let me have my stuff until i paid $1,000 without my stuff unloaded. ! a lot of my stuff was broken. they had my 55" big screen tv in their car and were going to drive off with it. no way you could have forgotten that huge thing was in the back seat. i had to call them to bring it back to me. they busted the lock off the U-Haul that they just bought so the truck was unlocked all night until i unloaded. i had a lot of things that i had to do the next day and now had to unload a moving truck. i had 2 hours sleep the night before. i am 57 years old and they threatened me holding my stuff hostage saying they know that i needed paperwork for my international flight the next day so pay them or they would not give me my things. i did not want to pay for a job unless it was completed. then my landlord wanted a cleaning fee because i left a lot of my stuff there. it was a lot of things that i really needed. i was injured unloading the truck. just a nightmare! i am sure there are more things that i have forgotten. horrible horrible experience.
Five Star Moving, LLCFive Star Moving, LLC
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