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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.

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. 

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.

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 Huntsville movers
Morgan D.
Great movers! They were fast, efficient, and made me feel comfortable and relaxed while they moved everything! Would reccomend!
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Thumbtack Customer
They were able to move my things quickly and efficiently. I will be calling them again for my next move! Nothing was damaged and I was able to get my things moved in less than two hours. Thank you guys!
ASAP Movers Huntsville, TXASAP Movers Huntsville, TX
Thumbtack Customer
Texans Movers were reasonably priced and did an excellent job during the move. I would definitely use them again.
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Natalie B.
This was my fourth time to use this moving company. Wonderful! Highly recommend.
RPG Moving SolutionsRPG Moving Solutions
Amy M.
Texan Movers service was awesome!! They got me moved and set up at the new house in a timely manner. Did everything in there power to fit it all in one load! Even rearranging the truck and a bedroom after set up! Will be using them in future if needed and recommending them!
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Thumbtack Customer
ASAP Movers Huntsville, TXASAP Movers Huntsville, TX
Thumbtack Customer
J&M did an outstanding job. The crew that moved us were professional, very helpful and worked extremely hard.
Texas Move-It - Houston MoversTexas Move-It - Houston Movers
Thumbtack Customer
ASAP Movers were a terrific experience! From the moment I spoke with Mr. Anderson, the owner, to the execution of the project, all went without a glitch. Mr. Anderson and his crew were professional, on-time and conscientious. I cannot express how hard working they were as well. They moved our home's content with great care. My husband and I are more than grateful to him and his crew.
ASAP Movers Huntsville, TXASAP Movers Huntsville, TX
Terry B.
They arrived on time, went right to work, and didn't waste any time at all. They were totally professional. If I move again, I'd call these people first.
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Stella V.
They were great to work with! Very quick responses and I appreciate how friendly they were especially since it was my first time using moving services. Definitely recommend them and will use them in the future!
All professional moving servicesAll professional moving services
Thumbtack Customer
The overall process was easy and fast. I set the move over messages with Vanessa who was very helpful. Santos and his crew worked fast and were very efficient. They are professional in taking care of your furniture arriving in perfect condition. Thank you!
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Thumbtack Customer
They drove to Huntsville, packed up our house and storage unit, moved it all to New Braunfels in the same day(house and storage unit). These guys were awesome, incredibly polite and offered to help us with anything we needed. They wrapped everything well and caused no damage to anything. Would recommend to anyone.
Texans MoversTexans Movers
Thumbtack Customer
Did not listen stored things clearly marked not to be stored,left things behind,packed items poorly.Anticipate alot of damage to furniture and other items.Packed furniture in storage with no protection at all,pile items on furniture with not so much as cardboard between,so there are scrap marks on our Beautiful table top and we expectore damage will be discovered when we move into our new home.It will be interesting to see what if anything they do about there sloppy,uncaring work.One of the crew bought our fridge from us but never paid us for it.I think you get the picture
Texas Move-It - Houston MoversTexas Move-It - Houston Movers
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