Moving companies listed on provide labor-only services: movers that load or unload a moving truck, trailer or storage container that you provide. When it comes to hiring help for your move we want you to have peace of mind, which is why we've created this guide.

 What if an item is Damaged?

All movers providing labor-only services are responsible for basic damage protection. This protection covers up to $0.60 per pound when damage occurs while being handled by the movers. Learn more about basic damage protection.

 Am I Liable if a mover gets Injured?

You are never liable for any injury sustained by the movers that occurs as a result of normal household goods movement. All movers listed on our site have contractually agreed not to hold a customer liable for an injury.

 Are They Experienced? will only approve a moving company that has met our requirements and passed our screening process. Movers listed on our site have had their professional experience verified. The average customer rating for movers listed on our site is 4.6 out of 5.

Professional Credentials

Moving companies listed on may have a variety of professional credentials. If a mover has any of these credentials they will be shown on their profile.

Background Check

The mover has passed a thorough background check conducted by our trusted vendor. Our background check includes these databases:

  1. Sex offender
  2. Global watchlist (terrorism)
  3. National criminal database (includes felony and misdemeanor)
  4. Address history
  5. SSN verification
  6. County criminal check (based on their current county of residence)

Business License

A license issued in the business name under the authority of the city/town, county or state in which the mover operates. A license is not required to provide moving labor.

Name Registration

An official registration of the company name, typically a or . Depending on the location of the mover a name registration may be issued by a city/town, county or state.

Liability Insurance

An insurance policy that covers a variety of claims, including bodily injury, property damage, personal injury and others that may arise from normal business operations.

Worker's Compensation

Provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.