A special license isn't required for lifting things in and out of a truck or storage container. However, some service providers choose to list other licenses they carry (like business licenses, full-service mover licenses, etc) as a way to attract more customers and legitimize their listing.Movers + Truck:
If you are booking Movers + Truck through HireAHelper, all of those movers have verified Full Service Moving License and Commercial Liability.
When you provide your ZIP code we will only show you Service Providers that cover your area. Service Providers aren't on the clock until they arrive at your doorstep. The amount you pay on HireAHelper includes the Service Provider's travel fees to and from the job site.Movers + Truck:
When you provide your two ZIP codes (load and unload) we will only show you the Service Providers that cover both areas. Travel policies can vary per location so you will see what those fees are when going through the booking process. If you are not sure where to see the travel pricing, feel free to call in and speak to a representative to get the upfront pricing details.
Generally, a move that includes an extra heavy item necessitates a crew size of 3 or 4 people, especially when stairs are involved. Moving companies typically add a fee to move an extra heavy item, which will automatically be added to your order upon indication. (Don't worry! Your average couch, dresser, refrigerator or similar item isn't going to be more than 400 pounds.)
Here is a list of common extra heavy items:
Note: Pool tables can be moved if they are disassembled before hand. Slate Pool tables cannot be moved by moving companies, regardless if it's disassembled.