Packing and Moving Services2024-01-14T23:21:12-06:00
Packing and Moving Services

Packing and Moving Services in DFW You Can Trust

Moving is among the most stressful experiences people go through in life, and packing up your belongings just adds to the tension. Packing is also the most time-consuming part of moving. 

When you hire Reliant Moving Services for packing and moving services you get the benefit of trained experts by your side while getting rid of a lot of anxiety.

Packers and Movers For All Your Needs

Whether you need local packers and movers to execute a full-service move or just need reliable labor for heavier boxes and furniture, Reliant Moving Services is here for you. We are local specialists in the Dallas Fort Worth area and our mission is to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations. Our moving services are customized to fit your unique relocation needs and we pledge to handle your belongings as if they were our own.

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Local Packing and Moving Service that Gives Your Move the Professional Treatment

Our customized estimates are based on in-depth conversations with our customers. We never take a cookie-cutter approach; everything is based on your particular situation.

Affordable Prices

It’s our mission at Reliant Moving Services to provide reliability and efficiency at an affordable price.

Convenient scheduling

We will work with you to schedule your move when it is convenient for your schedule

Flat Rates Available

Need flat rate pricing? We will provide you a binding quote for the total cost of your move so there are no surprises

Professional packing

Our professional and expertly trained movers handle and pack your possessions with precision and care. If it’s valuable to you, it’s valuable to us.

Secure storage

We have storage designed especially for DFW apartments and homes — from studios and one bedrooms to mega-mansions and commercial space — short term or long.

Professional drivers

At Reliant Moving Services, we are proud of our professionally-trained drivers and dedicated crew.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Will movers wrap furniture?2021-09-20T14:45:09-05:00

Licensed and professional movers should be equipped with both furniture pads and plastic wrap in order to better protect your furniture items. These supplies may come at an extra charge, make sure to consult with your moving company beforehand so there are no surprise charges on your bill at the end of your move.

How much does it cost to have someone pack your stuff?2021-09-20T14:45:09-05:00

Having your moving company pack your items will potentially incur a higher hourly rate, ranging from $20 to $40 per hour. There will also be additional charges for materials and supplies used when packing your items, such as boxes, tape, furniture wrap, etc. On average, it costs between $600-$1000 for a complete pack and move of a one bedroom apartment.

How long does it take for moving trucks to load?2021-09-20T14:45:10-05:00

On average, two licensed and professional movers equipped with hand dollies and other necessary tools can load a 10ft truck in 1-1.5 hours, a 16 ft truck in 2-2.5 hours, a 24ft truck in 4-4.5 hours and a full 26ft box truck in 5-5.5 hours. Please keep in mind these numbers are a rough approximation and can change based on variable such as stairs, access points, weight of items, etc. Visit our blog to see what moving truck size is right for your move at

Can movers move alcohol?2021-09-20T14:45:10-05:00

As long as all alcohol, whether open or not, is properly packed in compartmentalized and padded cardboard your moving company should have no problem transporting it for you. Your movers should be able to offer special packing material for bottles containing alcohol and other liquids.

Can I use plastic totes for moving?2021-09-20T14:45:10-05:00

Plastic totes can be useful for moving as they are usually more stable and easily stack-able when compared to traditional cardboard boxes. Be careful when packing plastic totes as too much weight can make these totes hard to move and susceptible to damage.

Should I empty drawers when moving?2021-09-20T14:45:11-05:00

Any self-assembly dressers, nightstands, and other other furniture items with drawers should be completely emptied and removed from the item prior to moving. These furniture items are usually made of particleboard and are rather easy to break. If your dresser appears more durable, all items except clothing should be removed. Excessive clothing should also be removed to ensure the integrity of the drawer.

Will movers move things not in boxes?2021-09-20T14:45:11-05:00

Large furniture items, appliances, and other household goods that cannot fit in a box should be padded and wrapped by your moving company for transport. As a rule of thumb, anything that can fit in a box should be packed in one to ensure proper protection and loading. However, there are items that may be difficult or tricky to pack. Consult with your moving team beforehand to make sure they have the proper supplies in order to transport any tricky items.

What will Movers not take?2021-09-20T14:45:11-05:00

Some items your movers may not take include any hazardous material or waste. Examples include gasoline, propane, fertilizer, oils, pool cleaners, and other chemicals. Your movers may also not be able to take anything liquid or that contains dirt, such as water dispensers or live plants, as they pose an extra liability for other materials in the trailer during transport if they were to spill.

Do movers disassemble beds?2021-09-20T14:45:12-05:00

Yes, your moving company should have all tools necessary for disassembly of beds and other furniture items. Items such as your bed frame, tables, mirrors, doors, or couch legs may need to be removed or disassembled in order to move safely. Washer, dryers, and refrigerators may also require basic tools to disconnect and reconnect. Your moving team should have all of these tools on their truck on the day of your move.

What is a full service move?2021-09-20T14:45:12-05:00

A full service move is a move in which your moving company will pack, label, load, unload, and unpack all of your belongings while also transporting them between locations. In a normal move you will be responsible for the packing and unpacking while your movers will only handle the loading, transport, and unloading of your items.

How long before moving Should you start packing?2021-09-20T14:45:13-05:00

You should begin packing non-essential items 3-4 weeks before your planned move date. Slowly start packing more essential items as you move forward in the packing process and your move date becomes closer. You should aim to have all items packed 1-2 days before your move date.

Is it worth it to hire movers?2021-09-20T14:45:13-05:00

If you are worried about time, how labor intensive moving can be, damage to your furniture items, and the stress that can come along with moving, it may be in your best interest to hire a professional moving company. Professional movers can make the moving process safer, quicker, and much more streamlined.

How long should it take to move a 2 bedroom apartment?2021-07-20T14:10:56-05:00

There are many variables that will decide how long your total move time takes. Some of these include the presence and amount of stairs, how furnished your apartment is, access points to your apartment, etc. For 2 bedroom apartments with no stairs, lightly furnished, and a close access point we find the average time to be between 2-4 hours. For 2 bedroom apartments with excessive stairs, heavily furnished, and a far access point we find the average total move time to be between 4-6 hours.

What should I pack first when moving?2021-07-20T14:08:30-05:00

When beginning the process of packing you will want to make sure you pack your non-essential items first. Items such as books, art, knick-knacks, etc. You would hate to pack something away that you may need before you unpack. Slowly start packing your essential items, such as clothes, toiletries, work items, etc, in labelled boxes so that these items may be easily found if needed and unpacked in their new respective locations at your new home.

What is a small move?2021-07-20T14:07:27-05:00

Small moves range from moving just a couple of items to a one bedroom apartment or studio, between 500-850 square feet. Small moves will usually only consists of of one bed, limited apartment furniture, and between 10-20 boxes that can all fit comfortably within a small moving truck.

How do you move things from one apartment to another?2021-07-20T14:06:23-05:00

When moving items from one apartment to another first you should inspect your old apartment for damages to repair and read the lease for your new apartment. Begin looking for a reputable and licensed moving company in your area while disposing of or donating unwanted items. Start buying packing supplies and begin the process of packing non-essential items first. Make sure to clean your old apartment and coordinate with your movers on where to park and what time to show up. Visit our blog for a more detailed look at how to move your apartment at

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Packing and Moving Services for Moves Of All Sizes

When you hire Reliant Moving Services for full-service packing, we will pad and stretch-wrap your furniture and ensure your items are securely packed. Let us remove the hassle and worry and move your home to ensure the best damage-free moving experience you’ll ever have!

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We Are Specialists In Packing and Moving Services

Reliant Moving Services takes the stress out of moving and packing in the DFW area. We strive to always exceed your expectations and take pride in a job well done. With us you’ll find affordable prices, convenient scheduling, professionally trained staff, packing services and storage solutions.

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