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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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. 

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.

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 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.

How much does it cost to move a couch?

It costs around $290, on average, to move a couch. However, your actual cost will depend on a variety of factors. Couch movers will often quote the job based on the size of the couch, as well as how far it has to travel. A larger couch, such as a sectional, will likely cost more money to move.

On the other hand, smaller couches typically cost less, as there are fewer sections and fewer people are required to move it. Some couches may be very delicate due to their age, or they may have certain decorative details that complicate the moving process. These may cost more as well.

Contact professional furniture movers near you to get estimates for your move.

Reviews for Memphis furniture movers
Staci S.
Helped unload a small moving truck with furniture and boxes to a second floor apartment. Thanks!
Thumbtack Customer
Moved heavy furniture to 2nd floor and workout equipment from 2nd floor to garage.
MOV-N-U Moving ServiceMOV-N-U Moving Service
Shannon A.
Trevor and his assistants were punctual and professional. Would definitely hire them again and recommend them to anyone needing help moving furniture.
Clockwork TransportationClockwork Transportation
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Heavylifters Moving to move furniture inside my home. There were a lot of heavy items and moving up and down stairs. I found the crew courteous and very helpful. I would definitely call again for the same type of job. I did not have any experience working with them for a local move. Thanks again!
Heavylifters Local and Long Distance MovingHeavylifters Local and Long Distance Moving
Thumbtack Customer
They did an excellent job. they were on time. They were careful and appreciated my furniture and gave the moving of every item the utmost care, they patiently disassembled and set up every item. They were extremely efficient.
Heavylifters Local and Long Distance MovingHeavylifters Local and Long Distance Moving
Barbara J.
Thank you so much for your professional approach to our rather "complicated" needs. We were moving some furniture and boxes out of a garage into a van, some out of an apartment into pods, some out of pods into a van and some out of a pod into an apartment. They took instructions very well and worked independently on the tasks once they were oriented. I would definitely hire these folks again.
Elle G.
Where. Do. I. Begin? I move around every 1 to 2 years for work. This was by far, the best moving experience EVER!!! The Pops’ team handle our antique furniture with care without us having to ask. They finished the job in record time without a grumble, complaint, mumble, taking cigarette breaks, phone calls and neither smelled like marijuana. (YES, this does happen.) Now, would I hire them again? ABSOLUTELY! Would I recommend them? ABSOLUTELY!! Should you call only them? ABSOLUTELY!!! As soon as I submit here, the same review will be shared with Google reviews.
Pops’ Mid-South Moving ServicesPops’ Mid-South Moving Services
Shequita C.
These gentlemen were awesome! I moved into a townhome with a narrow staircase and low ceiling with king and queen size bed furniture. I initially tried to take everything upstairs and couldn't. I called Heavylifters and OShun stated they would come out and try their best. They showed up on time and got to work promptly. After assessing the situation, they decided they couldn't get the beds upstairs either but no worries...there is the balcony! I stood in awe and honestly, apprehension, that it would work. Needless to say, they got it done and in under 30 minutes! They did have an extra person with my friend being there but just the fact that they would go that extra mile...awesomely unbelievable! (See attached pictures). They even put all three beds together for me without hesitation. I would definitely recommend this company!
Heavylifters Local and Long Distance MovingHeavylifters Local and Long Distance Moving
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