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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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 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.

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.

Reviews for Alvin movers
Christopher L.
The Movers were very prompt and courteous. They moved all of my things and nothing was broken after delivery.
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Marcos R.
Antonio’s Movers do excellent work. They took a service request on the same day to help me move my two bedroom apartment. They came prepared and Worked diligently throughout the move taking great care handling my belongings. I would highly recommend Antonio’s Movers. Great value for the price. I hope to use them again in the future.
Antonio's moversAntonio's movers
Thumbtack Customer
We hired on for a huge move, one packing day and a moving day. Both days started almost an hour late, but we had hard workers! Melinda, Georgia and Daniela were our packers. Javier and crew were our movers. All were friendly and respectful.
1st Choice Moving & Storage1st Choice Moving & Storage
Thumbtack Customer
These guys were awesome! They were fast, efficient, and friendly. They were also very patient with our ridiculously tall furniture which was very difficult to move. We would definitely call them if we needed to move again.
AllStar MovingAllStar Moving
Ryan B.
These guys are not good.. they are the absolute best!!!! Quick, efficient, punctual, polite. This is what a moving crew should be all of our furniture was taken well care of in the loading transport and unload. If you have some where to go, somewhere to move! These guys get shit done! I would recommend them to any and all friends prices are low but work quality and care is high pick these guys as your next moving company, You WILL NOT be dissapointed!
Amazing MoversAmazing Movers
Carol W.
5 STARS! Yes! This is my second time in a month to hire Amazing Movers...why? Because they are the BEST! They work hard to make sure your move goes smoothly without any hiccups or snafus! Call Johnny for a quote! Their price beats all others!
Amazing MoversAmazing Movers
Susan S.
Hard to get in contact with, but the guys doing the moving were great to work with, very friendly and professional...they knew what they were doing, and did it quickly. Thanks
Graceful Moves Moving Co. LLCGraceful Moves Moving Co. LLC
Charles K.
They did an excellent job moving my mother in laws antique piano. I will definitely use them again in the future and would highly recommended them to others.
Betton Moving Co., Inc.Betton Moving Co., Inc.
Gaschen G.
On time and very efficient! I agree with pretty much every other 5 star review. I highly recommend Texans Movers and would definitely use them again myself.
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Jennifer K.
A2B worked hard. They called when the job in front took longer than expected, so I would know what was happening. They worked until almost 9 pm making sure we got moved after the delay.
A2B Moving ServicesA2B Moving Services
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