Find a furniture mover near Milwaukee, WI

Find a furniture mover near Milwaukee, WI

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Is it cheaper to move your stuff or buy new stuff?

It often makes more financial sense to buy new stuff when you have the chance to sell furniture to offset the cost. The cost of moving your current furniture can sometimes be more than buying new things, particularly if the furniture is large or cumbersome to move. You can sell furniture online, or make a furniture donation and deduct it from your taxes (if it qualifies as a charitable contribution). Some places near you may even offer free furniture pickup when you choose to donate. 

If you have valuable furniture that would be costly to replace, however, it may be cheaper to move them. To find out which option is best for you, contact professional movers in your area to receive quotes and estimates.

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 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 Milwaukee furniture movers
Bill S.
They were on time, polite, and careful with the furniture being moved. They did a great job!
SafeHands Movers and Delivery SystemSafeHands Movers and Delivery System
Sarah S.
They did a great job moving heavy furniture! Quick response and great availability!
H M &M Services LLCH M &M Services LLC
Crystal E.
Hungry Man was a excellent find. They play an epic game of Tetris with you furniture and boxes so nothing is damaged in transport. I rented a Uhaul to drive myself, but I wish I would have booked them the whole move.
Hungry Man MovingHungry Man Moving
Christine M.
Overall great moving experience. I needed help unloading furniture and boxes I had shipped across the country. A two man crew arrived on time and was able to get it all up the stairs to my 3rd floor apartment extremely quickly. I would definitely recommend them and happily hire them again for future moves!
New Age Moving Co.New Age Moving Co.
Ahlam K.
I am very satisfied with the work that Paki and the two other young gentlemen did. They were all very friendly, courteous, hard working, and careful. My family hired Paki to help us move from Appleton to Milwaukee, and he did such a great job. They were right on time in the morning, and they worked very hard all day. For the amount of furniture and boxes we had the price was phenomenal. I 100% would recommend him to any of my friends if they were moving.
Plex Multiservice, Moving Dept.Plex Multiservice, Moving Dept.
JoLana S.
I had a relatively small, furniture-moving project. The company responded quickly to my initial request and gave me a very reasonable quote. On the day of the project, they contacted me immediately when they knew they were running a little bit late — which I very much appreciated. The guys arrived and were very professional. Even though it was a small project, they didn’t treat it as unimportant. Good experience all around.
D&M Transportation ServicesD&M Transportation Services
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