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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 Brentwood movers
Dipak D.
Very smooth move with perfect work ethics display by Move it moving. Overall satisfied with the performance. Movers were on time and completed entire work with higher efficiency.
Move-it-Moving Co.Move-it-Moving Co.
Mary L.
The professionals at Move-It-Moving Co. were prompt about contacting me to discuss my options and to work up a quote that was specific to my company's move. We had a tricky move, logistically, and the folks from Move-It-Moving Co. made sure they understood our instructions. The estimate was up-front and accurate. They arrived in a timely manner and completed the job faster than we'd estimated. Our office equipment and furniture arrived safely and intact. The movers disassembled and reassembled our larger pieces in no time at all. Most important, the guys from Move-It-Moving Co. were trustworthy, kind, and professional; and, we enjoyed getting to know and work with them on moving day. I highly recommend this company if your business or company is looking to move.
Move-it-Moving Co.Move-it-Moving Co.
Beverly N.
They moved my pool table to another room. Very happy with their moving service.
R&B ServicesR&B Services
Rena D.
Very nice movers, were very quick and efficient. They were an hour late, but made up for it with the speed of the move. Well under two hours for several large items and a move across town!
Family Movers 615, LLCFamily Movers 615, LLC
Carrie H.
Easy move!
Seale Keyworks, Inc.Seale Keyworks, Inc.
Emily W.
The Iron Wolf movers were excellent! They were efficient and professional. They made my moving day so smooth.
Iron Wolf Moving & packing specialistsIron Wolf Moving & packing specialists
Ellie H.
Moved a piano for me from one house to another and did a great job. Wrapped the piano and covered their whole entry and exit with moving materials to ensure nothing would be damaged. Will definitely be using them for my next move.
We Haul NashvilleWe Haul Nashville
Thumbtack Customer
Music City Estate and moving were wonderful...on time, careful with the furniture and method of moving. I will definitely use them again!
Big Daddy’s Lawn CareBig Daddy’s Lawn Care
Thumbtack Customer
I am so happy with True Friends Moving! They were quick and professional. I would 100% recommend them to anyone looking to move on a budget! They even offered advice on how to make the move go more quickly to minimize cost. AMAZING!
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent service! Showed up on time, moved our piano with no problems. Best rate by far and will definitely contact them to help us move in the future!
We Haul NashvilleWe Haul Nashville
Thumbtack Customer
The movers spent 12 hours moving our home. They worked really hard and did a great job on 98% of the move. But they had an accident and broke the leg off of our Steinway piano and severely dinged our five figure $$$ dinning room table. The damage will probably cost more to repair than the move cost, so I can't rate better than a single star. Scott M. Brentwood, TN
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
I had a great experience with Family Moving and Delivery. The guys were great, prompt, friendly and hard working. I will absolutely call them again for moving services.
Family Moving and DeliveryFamily Moving and Delivery
Joann s.
Best piano moving company used ever.
Seale Keyworks, Inc.Seale Keyworks, Inc.
Amy C.
Mama’s Moving is excellent in every way!! Payton was very responsive in communicating and planning the moving job; Terrance and the team were right on time, helpful, joyful and extremely professional - experts at what they do! They moved a baby grand piano and made it seem like picking up a piece of paper - measured and planned the route, and incredible teamwork among the crew, and helpful and thoughtful suggestions for the final placement. They also moved a table and desk, and even helped with some heavy and cumbersome glass shelves. Wonderful experience and we would use again for future moving needs. Highly recommend!!
Mama's Moving and StorageMama's Moving and Storage
Ashley A.
Need to send appropriate number of movers to accommodate the job appropriately and professionally. Movers need to treat customers with respect even when they are tired and complete the job they committed to doing.
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
Courtnei S.
Haven't moved yet Just scheduled appt.
Bellhops Moving (Nashville, TN)Bellhops Moving (Nashville, TN)
Lindsey H.
ASAP was quick to respond and had availability that fit our schedule perfectly. Movers were polite and got everything moved pretty quickly. Had one small hiccup but it was handled very professionally.
Asap MovingAsap Moving
Thumbtack Customer
Moved bedroom suite to a different residence. On time and pleasant and courteous.
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
Jeremy L.
The guys that did the moving were very professional. Their boss was not. Tried to pressure me into paying more on a flat rate piano move, when his employees had trouble getting a piano put back together. Wouldn’t use again.
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
Thumbtack Customer
The guys that helped me move were great. The job they had wasn't easy but they finished in 4 hours total. No broken furniture so I am very satisfied. Would definitely recommend these guys to anyone looking to hire movers.
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
Salil S.
These guys are the best. John, Martin and Arnold came in at 1pm and were done lifting and moving sofas up and down stairs in 20 minutes when I thought it would take an hour or more. Highly recommend using them for moving..!
We Haul NashvilleWe Haul Nashville
Lisa D.
Wonderful experience! Movers were on time, kept me updated as to any potential problems, were efficient and courteous. We unexpected had to make two trips and they didn't bat an eye! I'd recommend to anyone looking for great movers!! ❤️
True Friends Moving CompanyTrue Friends Moving Company
George M.
They were excellent and complete in the move from load to set up Ate new location
Independent Contracting ServicesIndependent Contracting Services
Cody L.
I have never used movers before. I've only heard sketchy stories. When Ben and Walter showed up they could see the nerves on my face. However, they INSTANTLY removed ANY nerves I had. They were done with my entire 15ft U Haul in 22 minutes! Not a single scratch on Anything I owned. I will be using movers for every move in the future. Incredible experience and I cannot Thank them enough.
Family Movers 615, LLCFamily Movers 615, LLC
Andrea K.
Punctual and very fast! Helped us move large storage tubs into our walk-in attic.
Asap MovingAsap Moving
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