Short Distance Moves

Akron Short Distance Moving Services

Effortless Local Moves with Akron's Trusted Movers

Dolly Donkeys Moving Co. is a local, family-owned business that is committed to helping our customers make their short distance moves as seamless as possible. We offer comprehensive services that are made to accommodate your preferences and budget.  

When you hire our team, you can trust that we will take the time to offer you personalized attention and care. We understand that moves can be stressful and frustrating, which is why we are committed to working to ensure your satisfaction.  

Short distance moves can typically be completed within a day. Whether you are moving your items to a studio apartment or large house, we are equipped to help you get the job done.  

Reach out to us online or via phone (330) 992-2125 to request an estimate. 

Why You Should Hire Professional Local Movers

Relocating to a new home is an exciting adventure, but it's also a process that can be riddled with stress and potential pitfalls. This is particularly true when you're considering a short distance move, such as within the same city or state. While it might seem simple in theory, the reality is often far from it. However, there's a solution to this conundrum—hiring professional movers.

While you may be tempted to rent a truck and/or ask some friends for help moving to your new place, professional short distance movers can:  

  • Bring more experience to the table. Professional movers bring a wealth of experience to the table. They've been trained to handle fragile items with delicacy and heavy items with strength. Your grandmother's antique mirror and your hefty oak wardrobe are safe in their capable hands. They know the best techniques to prevent any damage, ensuring the safety of your belongings.
  • Handle more than just the heavy lifting. Professional movers are masters of logistics. They know how to pack efficiently, maximizing space while minimizing the risk of damage. They can load and unload trucks like a well-orchestrated ballet, turning a chaotic process into a smooth operation.
  • Address unexpected obstacles. Unexpected issues are not a problem for seasoned pros. They've seen it all and have the know-how to navigate around any hitches that may arise during the move, from a broken elevator to a sudden downpour.
  • Offer you more peace of mind. Moving is time-consuming and stressful. By outsourcing the heavy lifting (literally), you free up time to focus on other important aspects of your move. Plus, you significantly reduce your stress levels. And let's not forget about avoiding physical injury. Leave the strain to the trained professionals and keep yourself safe.
  • Save you money. You might balk at the initial quote from a moving company, but consider the bigger picture. Professional short distance movers can help you sidestep costly mistakes, such as damaged items or extra trips due to poor packing. 
Here at Dolly Donkeys Moving Co. We Haul Ass So You
Don’t Have To

Your wish is our command! We're here to work with you to relieve the traditional stress that comes along with moving. Our professionally trained crew is ready to help your transition flow seamlessly.

What Affects the Cost of Your Move?  

Numerous factors can influence the cost of a short-distance move. Such factors include:  

  • The size of the move. The volume of items you need to move directly impacts the cost. Larger homes with more furniture and belongings require more labor and larger moving trucks, which will increase the cost. Similarly, commercial moves involving large office equipment or inventory can also be more expensive.
  • The distance of the move. Although you're considering a short-distance move, the exact distance still plays a role in the cost. Even within the same city, a move across town could be more expensive than a move a few blocks away due to the additional time and fuel required.
  • The complexity of the move. The complexity of the move can significantly affect the cost. Factors such as multiple floors, narrow staircases, small doorways, or the need for special handling of delicate or heavy items can add to the labor and time required, increasing the cost.
  • The time and day of the move. The timing of your move can impact the cost. Weekends, holidays, and the end of the month are peak moving times, and moving companies may charge more during these periods. Moving during off-peak times, such as weekdays or mid-month, can potentially lower the cost.
  • The organization level of your items. The more organized you are, the smoother (and potentially cheaper) your move will be. Having everything packed and ready to go when the movers arrive can save time, and therefore, money. Conversely, if the movers have to wait for you to finish packing, it could extend the move's duration and increase the cost. 

Call (330) 992-2125 to Learn More About Our Local Moving Services 

Dolly Donkeys Moving Co. is a team of professional movers who believe that every move, no matter how small, should be treated with utmost care and consideration. We treat every item we move as if it were our own, ensuring that your possessions arrive at their destination in the same condition they left in.

Trust is vital when choosing a moving company, and Dolly Donkeys Moving Co. has earned a reputation as a trustworthy provider. We've built this reputation through years of providing reliable and transparent service to the residents of Akron and surrounding communities.  

Contact us today to schedule an appointment or request a free estimate. 

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