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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.

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 Midwest City movers
Keristy G.
Movers arrived on time. Movers messed up many of our belongings during the move. There is a large scratch in the living room floor where they scooted a recliner rather than picking it up. Both the home we moved from and the home we moved to have large black marks in the driveway from them moving the refrigerator, which now does not close properly. Our washer is all scratched up. Would not recommend.
Berry MoversBerry Movers
Cassandria M.
Had a fast and easy move. Movers were professional and friendly. All around satisfied.
Dan’s Moving ServiceDan’s Moving Service
Katrice W.
If I ever move again I would use Thunder moving again!! They were great
Thunder MovingThunder Moving
Hannah H.
Smiley Face Moving was professional, prompt, and did a great job with our move. Would highly recommend!
SmileyFaceMovingSmileyFaceMoving
Thumbtack Customer
Good professional movers!
Bird Dog's Delivery & Moving ServiceBird Dog's Delivery & Moving Service
Michelle B.
We needed a mover last minute and they were amazing. The individuals who moved us were fast, professional, and so friendly. After a horrible moving experience with another company that left us hanging, this company came through and then some.
MOVING OKLAHOMA FORWARDMOVING OKLAHOMA FORWARD
Paul A.
Dan’s Moving Service did an excellent job with my moving project. They were efficient and timely plus the charges were more than reasonable.
Dan’s Moving ServiceDan’s Moving Service
Karla R.
They were awesome. Called last minute to move some furniture to our new house and they replied quickly and scheduled us to move it next day.
Dixieland MovingDixieland Moving
Thumbtack Customer
Awesome movers!! Had to move us from a thrid story apartment to another thrid story apartment and did fast and efficiently. Highly recommend them.
Bird Dog's Delivery & Moving ServiceBird Dog's Delivery & Moving Service
April C.
These guys are soooo nice and got my entire move done in exactly three hours. Robert is THE MAN! They were very behind on schedule that day, but that should be expected from a small local mover. I highly suggest Berry Movers unless you are on a strict, tight schedule.
Berry MoversBerry Movers
Joe K.
The guys from Dixieland Moving were professional, careful, and did a great job. They moved a family piano with care and carefulness, but made it look easy. Would recommend.
Dixieland MovingDixieland Moving
Thumbtack Customer
Moving job, the movers were on time, professional, friendly, and took direction well. They were patient with my many requests. I would recommend them to others.
Bird Dog's Delivery & Moving ServiceBird Dog's Delivery & Moving Service
Ali F.
The owner was not prepared. I talked to him the day before my move (which was booked 3 weeks in advance). He forgot that I told him it was an “upstairs” move. Took two trips, which could have been one, if they knew how to load a truck. Ruined my neighbors yard by pulling in wrong. Had to pay an extra hour of moving for stupidity. You could do better moving yourself.
Precious Cargo Moving, LLCPrecious Cargo Moving, LLC
Aleesha L.
He was awesome! Came for a last minute job same day and loaded up my moving truck perfectly! Would hire again if I wasn't moving out of state.
Green IV Lawn Care/Junk Removal/TREE SERVICE LLCGreen IV Lawn Care/Junk Removal/TREE SERVICE LLC
Jayson H.
Second time using this company and they worked with me every time. If you’re on a budget for moving expenses, they are the ones to us. They are quick and organized in moving your stuff like boxes and furniture.
Berry MoversBerry Movers
Samantha O.
Eddie and his team were amazing! They helped me move everything out of my old place and then helped load things into another vehicle at my new place and moved some furniture around at the new place as well! I will DEFINITELY be recommending them to my friend and family for all their moving needs!
Dixieland MovingDixieland Moving
Thumbtack Customer
Jeremy was very nice and a huge help with my move.
Bird Dog's Delivery & Moving ServiceBird Dog's Delivery & Moving Service
Jan P.
It was quick and easy to schedule and Caleb and Patrick did a great job moving a large heavy armoire upstairs to a third floor apartment. I would highly recommend Dixie Land Moving!
Dixieland MovingDixieland Moving
Sarah A.
These guys are awesome, friendly and professional. Best moving experience
Serenity Moving ServicesSerenity Moving Services
Minna p.
Great customer service, moved everything very quickly.
Dan’s Moving ServiceDan’s Moving Service
Jeffery B.
Jared and team did a fantastic job with my move. They were very careful and very efficient. They were even willing to replace my refrigerator and move the old one to the garage. Highly recommended
Jared WilliamsJared Williams
Thumbtack Customer
Jeremy's guys did an excellent job moving all my heavy furniture. They were very professional and took their time to make sure everything was taken care of during the move. They had the equipment to move my heavy items and did it quickly. My job was completed in about 3 hours when it would have taken me probably two days. I highly recommend Bird Dog's to anyone who is moving, whether it be big or small. They're well worth the money for a quality job.
Bird Dog's Delivery & Moving ServiceBird Dog's Delivery & Moving Service
Monique S.
Great movers! Fast and efficient. Would use them again😀
Forever Quality MoversForever Quality Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Honest, efficient and respectful. Jerry and his crew worked diligently to help us move. They even took our cribs apart for us! Could not have asked for a better, and the least stressful move. Thank you!
Bird Dog's Delivery & Moving ServiceBird Dog's Delivery & Moving Service
Alexis M.
I had two moving companies cancel on me the same day as the move and only 30 min before. I reached out to Berry movers and they showed up in two hours ready to go! The loading was much faster than I anticipated and we even able to add extra stuff to move in the end. The unload took longer but that is because there is construction going on at the new house. They were able to navigate the construction situation and still were able to finish within the 3-hour minimum. Be aware, you do have to pay for milage but it was so cheap we didn't even bat an eye. Overall best moving experience I have had. Lifesavers.
Berry MoversBerry Movers
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