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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 Saint George movers
Thumbtack Customer
I had them help move and set up beds. They did great.
St George Best Painters, LLCSt George Best Painters, LLC
Joni G.
Very nice and worked so hard to finish the job. Moved some very heavy items.
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
Javier D.
These guys made the move easy for me and my family. Very professional and helpful. The cost was reasonable and everyone had a very uplifting personality!
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
Camille B.
This was a stressful move for me and challenging with the building that I lived in, the stuff I had to move, and my time frame. I was so impressed with the speed, care and competency of We Haul. Their communication was above and beyond, they thought ahead and were proactive in order to be fully prepared. I also had overestimated my ability to get some smaller things done the next day and Javier was able to take some unplanned time and really hustled to help me out. I highly recommend this team. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
Kevin P.
These guys are nothing short of a dream come true. Response time was quick, they were professional, respectful, kind, and very reasonably priced. I will DEFINITELY recommend them to everyone I know that needs movers in Southern Utah!
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
Maria E.
We used We-Haul in July for our whole house move to another home locally here in St. George. We were very impressed with the experience we had working with J-Zen and his crew. They worked hard, they were careful, took very good care of our things, helped us get all the furniture/beds set up, garage things back in place, and on top of all the house hold goods they moved all of our things in the backyard. It was a lot of stuff and they did it so well. Not one complaint. Thank you We-Haul!
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
Camille B.
These guys did a great job and made a stressful time so much easier. They found the quickest and easiest way to get my move accomplished and were very careful. I would recommend them highly. Also, communication was great all around.
These pros went above and beyond to complete our move in a timely and careful manner. They treated our items with careful respect, showed up on time, were friendly, and went above and beyond to work with us. Highly recommend! We will be recommending them to everyone we know and encourage you to book with confidence! These guys you can trust! Thanks again!!
Jerrid D.
These guys are awesome! They are very hard working and respectful, not only of us, but our belongings as well and handled our belongings with kid gloves. They were late, due to staffing shortage (just like every other company in these times), but they made up for it by going the extra mile and even made an extra trip to get the job done as they had promised to do. They came as simple helpers, but left as friends. Their pricing was very reasonable, in fact $200 less expensive than our quote from U-hual with helpers. I would recommend these guys to anyone and will definitely be calling on them in the future for any of our moving needs.
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
Jami g.
I couldn’t be more please with these gentlemen and the work they performed. I had 2 pieces of large heavy furniture items that needed to be picked up in 2 different locations and delivered to a top floor apartment. The cost and job details were discussed upfront. There were no surprise expenses. They were quick to respond, punctual, professional and very accommodating to my special requests. After all that, the cost was $50.00 less than all other quotes I received. We-Haul moving company are now officially my go-to team for all my future needs. Thank you for a job well done. Jami Goodfellow
We Haul Moving ServicesWe Haul Moving Services
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