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Phoenix, Arizona is a huge metropolitan area and there are a lot of different types of moving companies you can choose from. It’s important you know about the types of moving companies so you select the right one for your move.

Do-It-Yourself Moving Companies

Moving is a daunting task, but some people like to take care of it all themselves. Do-it-yourself moving companies are those companies that provide materials and/or services for your move, but no assistance – at least not without an extra charge. Some companies provide you with services for the actual move, and in some cases things like dollies to help with the heavy items and moving blankets to protect your items, and transport to and from your moving locations. In this type of move, you are in charge of every single aspect from planning to packing to executing. If this sounds like something you want to do and you are up to the task, then you may want to look into the Phoenix moving companies that make this possible.

Just to be clear, your responsibilities in this type of move would include:

  • Planning
  • Packing
  • Loading
  • Driving
  • Renting the truck
  • Planning your route
  • Securing storage (if necessary)
  • Unloading
  • Unpacking

Still up for it? Then you have a lot of work to do. If not, then you may want to consider another option.

Quick Service Moving Companies

Quick service moving companies are those Phoenix moving companies that come into your home once you have already packed and quickly move your items to the new location. This is considered a hybrid option between do-it-yourself moving and full-service moving.

You are expected to pack your items and leave the bigger and bulkier items to the movers. Since you typically pay for movers by the hour, you can expect to pay a lot less for this service than for other types of moves, but it will involve a lot more work on your part. Some companies will do the load/unload for you while others won’t.

Some rent-a-truck companies also offer moving services where you can hire their movers to load and unload the truck but you have to transport the items yourself. Some of the companies that offer this service do also offer full service moving, but check to make sure before you schedule your move.

Full Service Companies

If neither of these options sound like your cup of tea, then you may want to consider full-service moving companies in Phoenix. This is by far the most inclusive m

oving option available. In other words, once you choose a reputable company and schedule your move, all you need to do is sit back and relax and watch your move be successfully completed.

Every aspect of the move will be carefully handled, from packing your items to loading them in the truck, then moving your items and unloading them. Full-service moving companies will even take care to place your items exactly where you want them in your home. There are a lot of full-service Phoenix moving companies, and they all offer different things. Compare different companies and find one that you really like and trust and you will find yourself enjoying your relaxing move.







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