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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much do movers cost in Dallas?

The top movers Dallas will cost you around $45 to $99 per hour. Keep in mind this is only an estimated cost that can fluctuate. Your personal cost to move will depend on several factors, including the size of your home, the specific moving services you need, where you’re moving to and more. 

How do I choose the best moving company in Dallas?

It’s easy to compare Dallas’s best moving companies online. Read the movers’ profiles and reviews to find a company that’s right for you. Here’s a hint: Look for Thumbtack’s Top Pro badge to select among the top 4% of all companies listed on Thumbtack.

Also, make sure the moving company you choose is licensed. If it’s unclear whether your mover has the appropriate credentials, visit the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles website.

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. 

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. 

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 do I choose the best long-distance moving company in Dallas?

The best long-distance moving companies in Dallas will have crews that are able to handle the often-intense Dallas heat, along with the traffic they may face in the heart of the city. Because many towns in Texas are so spread out, long-distance movers in the Dallas area need to be flexible when it comes to scheduling a move, particularly because some of the most popular destinations may take hours to reach. 

Also, if you’re moving within Texas, hire long-distance movers who have a license issued by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

To narrow down your search, focus on movers who have positive reviews and high ratings. In the reviews section, read what customers had to say — especially any feedback about the movers’ ability to complete the move in a timely manner and avoid damaging any belongings. Once you’ve identified several movers for your move, reach out to them for estimates and quotes.

Reviews for Dallas movers
Ayonna H.
Excellent move. The two movers were very professional and helpful. They move quickly and took perfect care of my belongings. Hire these movers if you want a great move with great people!!!
Royal Touch MovingRoyal Touch Moving
Thumbtack Customer
On time, small move but all properly treated.Recommended to son, moving him today..much larger move. to
Cordobe Solutions, LLCCordobe Solutions, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The movers were awesome and they moved very quickly.
Blue Mule MoversBlue Mule Movers
Mohit S.
We all agreed on a move date and time. And few days before the move, I get a message if move could be moved to a day later. I plan my move ahead so that I don’t run into these problems. Don’t ever chose these guys.
We MoveWe Move
Thaina V.
Maverick Movers made my move very smooth. With my husband working, I was in charge of the moving details. The movers were professional, punctual and responsive to any questions I had prior the move. The value was more than worth it for quality of the service. Definitely recommend it.
Chang L.
Integrity Moving did a great job of moving for me. There were some minor hiccups but it was not their fault, due to some moving truck issues. The move went very smoothly and the moving was super fast. The whole process from start to beginning was only an hour and a half. Nothing was dropped and everything was done easily. Couldn't have asked for an easier move. Definitely would hire them again for my future moves!
Integrity Moving ServicesIntegrity Moving Services
Sonia S.
Comfort Home Movers did a great job on my move....everything when smooth. I've already booked them for another move.
Comfort Home MoversComfort Home Movers
Patrick C.
They save my day moving sofa. They are professional and expert in moving stuff. Definitely will call them again if I need help moving.
Go-Hard Home & Furniture Moving L.L.C.Go-Hard Home & Furniture Moving L.L.C.
Meera S.
Moving was done seamlessly. I would recommend JM moving.
William P.
We recently used Pick Up Movers for our move. The moving team did a first class job. They provided great packing and were very careful handling our stuff. Our move was very well managed by them and we are very thankful for the personal care the movers gave us. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a moving company
Thumbtack Customer
The moving staffs arrived on time and moved the furniture very carefully. It's a very good experience. If in the future, the moving can be a little bit faster, it will be great. It was slow moving because it was so hot. Thank you!
Blue Mule MoversBlue Mule Movers
Anne Marie P.
We move was punctual, quick and provided a food value for the move. They even moved a rug for me that wasn’t in the initial scope/quote. Thank you!
We MoveWe Move
Lauren R.
My move to Upland California with Dallas moving is perfect. Ron & Olivia and the team you are amazing. Truly highly recommended for long distance moving!
Dallas MovingDallas Moving
Phillip D.
It was all wonderful, quick move, everything was moved with care and great value!
Big Tex MovingBig Tex Moving
Dena C.
Very easy to organise move with and helpful, fast movers. Thank you!
Youngstars Moving & DeliveryYoungstars Moving & Delivery
Martin B.
Quick but careful movers, moved our apt in under 3 hours.
Bellhop MovingBellhop Moving
This company is Amazing, They where extraordinary Prompt and Efficient, they Moved my 1 bedroom apt and and then went to my storage unit and emptied it out for me and moved me into my new apartment in less than 2 hours, And moved everything perfectly and with out incident, NorthernStar Moving, will be my Future go to movers. again they where amazing. Thank you NorthernStar moving. Eric
NS MovingNS Moving
Iola B.
Very smooth move. Very nice movers who did quality work.
Cordobe Solutions, LLCCordobe Solutions, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
He has not moved me yet. My move date is June 30.
Jessica J.
The movers were on time, extremely professional, and moved our items quickly and with care.
Safari Movers and DeliverySafari Movers and Delivery
Shawn E.
Theo is very professional and fast with his moveing service. He completed my move under the 2 hours I was quoted. I highly recommend these movers.
Extra Set of Hands Moving & Delivery Service LLCExtra Set of Hands Moving & Delivery Service LLC
Greg K.
Family Moving went above and beyond for my recent move. I was in a pinch and the owner even went out of his way to move some of my items by himself with no notice, a few days before my actual move. Thank you!
Family Moving & StorageFamily Moving & Storage
Darlene D.
Sweet and friendly moving company! First class movers. Olivia we love you
Dallas MovingDallas Moving
Jamie Y.
The movers were very patient and very upbeat the entire time. Great moving experience.
American Eagle Relocation ServicesAmerican Eagle Relocation Services
Eva C.
Blake and Ron are great! These guys helped me and my mom move without any problems. I moved out one day and my mom who lived next door she moved the next day. I recommend Integrity Movers to anyone.
Integrity Moving ServicesIntegrity Moving Services
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