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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. 

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 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 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 Denton movers
Mekia B.
The best moving experience I have ever had. So efficient and timely. I will call them again for my next move and recommend them to everyone I know needing movers.
MAKING YOUR MOVE EASYMAKING YOUR MOVE EASY
Aaron H.
This is easily the best moving experience I've ever had. The appointment setup was easy, and everyone was very responsive. My movers were incredibly respectful and careful moving all items. They had some time-consuming tasks in disassembling beds, but they worked hard and consistently. I had a move from one house to another to another, and they did it all so well. I had some last minute tasks for them on the final location, and they didn't hesitate to help. I wish I had known about Family Moving when I moved last year, as my previous move would have gone so much smoother. I highly recommend Family Moving.
Family Moving & StorageFamily Moving & Storage
Kate E.
This company did not show up for the scheduled move time. I called and they told me to find another mover.
JH Bison MoversJH Bison Movers
Geshae C.
The movers came earlier than the time planned. They were very nice and quick with moving. Would definitely recommend.
Safari Movers and DeliverySafari Movers and Delivery
Charlton C.
Had a washer and dryer that I needed moved upstairs. They moved it very promptly and for a great cost. Very friendly.
Road To Freedom Junk Removal, Moving & Hauling LLCRoad To Freedom Junk Removal, Moving & Hauling LLC
Kaitlin R.
Our experience with Blue Mule Movers was fantastic from beginning to end. We found out late the night before our move that our new place wouldn’t be ready until much later than anticipated. Blue Mule Movers called me back that same night to reschedule us for a later time that day. The movers were friendly, diligent, and skillful. We couldn’t have made our move without them!
Blue Mule MoversBlue Mule Movers
DeeDee K.
Moving is stressful enough as it is, Pressure Movers made it a smooth experience. They were able to come within 2 hours of me requesting them and they got the job done swiftly, I was very happy. I had fragile items and nothing was damaged while moving. The work was top quality and they were very friendly and personable as well. If I ever need movers again, I will without a doubt hire Pressure Movers. It does not get any better than them.
Pressure MoversPressure Movers
F. I.
They are courteous, respectful and move items as if they are moving their own stuff. Highly recommended. You can’t get any better than this. Fidelia Iwegbu
Integrity Moving ServicesIntegrity Moving Services
Claire P.
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Dallas MovingDallas Moving
Isadora S.
AJ moving was great. I called on a Friday needing to move ASAP. They were able to do the move the next day!!. They kept me updated on time & very polite. I would definitely recommend them as well as use them in the future. You will not be disappointed.
AJ MovingAJ Moving
Tabitha H.
Love pressure movers. They came to move me short notice and filled my every request. They were very careful and respectful of my belongings. I highly recommended them if you want your things taken care of. Will be using them for my next move.
Pressure MoversPressure Movers
Thumbtack Customer
I am very pleased with the movers. They worked hard and fast and did a great job. They were very professional and friendly. I would recommend them to anyone who is moving. This was my second time to use their service. And I will use them a 3rd time on my next move.
Blue Mule MoversBlue Mule Movers
Alicia H.
Metroplex Piano Moving arrived on time, maintained great communication with me, and there was just no fuss at all. The move was the easiest I've had and at a great price. Plus they gave me added value by helping set up a tuning for a month later. I will recommend them to everyone I know moving pianos. Thanks!!
Metroplex Piano MovingMetroplex Piano Moving
Kiana M.
Vic, Tyler and Dillip did such an amazing job moving our two bedroom apartment in to our new home! They communicated everything the entire way through the move, they were friendly, very professional and really cool. I definitely will hire them again for any future moves and refer them to all of my friends and family!
Brother Bear MovingBrother Bear Moving
Benjamin W.
Great guys. Definitely gonna hire them for next move
Ballistick Billiards & Media SolutionsBallistick Billiards & Media Solutions
Stephen M.
Thank you for the great service I appreciate your help with the move.
Hughington LLCHughington LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very pleased with their work. Would recommend to anyone needing a piano moved.
Metroplex Piano MovingMetroplex Piano Moving
Joseph C.
Excellent experience overall. Arrive on time and moved my items with care.
Independent Transporter-Move&DeliveryIndependent Transporter-Move&Delivery
Cristina R.
Excellent value movers and perfect for my project. I needed help moving several large furniture items as well as boxes and smaller pieces of furniture from a 1-story house to a 2nd-story apartment. They were responsive scheduling on short notice and answering questions about pricing and were even flexible and available to change the move time over the weekend. They were friendly and worked quickly. The move was completed under the original amount of scheduled time with all furniture and boxes in the original condition. Would definitely hire again.
AgainWhenAgainWhen
Lynne k.
A good experience and their help with moving out of a second floor apartment went well.
Safari Movers and DeliverySafari Movers and Delivery
Glynn G.
Exceptional service. Great communication. I was very pleased with Brother Bear moving. I am recommending Brother Bear to anyone needing help moving a small apartment or a large household of furniture. They took great care with my possessions.
Brother Bear MovingBrother Bear Moving
Heather W.
My experience was great! They were very professional and moved the piano with great care!
Metroplex Piano MovingMetroplex Piano Moving
Justin G.
Would absolutely use Brother Bear Moving again! I had them move a 3br house into another, and everything went exceptionally well. They arrived on time and all three gentlemen were friendly and careful with our items. Highly recommend.
Brother Bear MovingBrother Bear Moving
Paige G.
Abundant moving did a fantastic job moving my very old and very heavy piano. They were prompt and fairly priced. Most importantly, they were very careful to not damage either the piano or the walls in the process. I will recommend them for sure.
Abundant MovingAbundant Moving
Melissa S.
Would hire again. Thank you for helping us move into our new home!
Summit Relocation & Logistics, LLCSummit Relocation & Logistics, LLC
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