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Local Residential Moves

Make your next local move a breeze with our expert residential moving services. We handle everything from packing and loading to transport and unpacking, ensuring a smooth transition to your new home.

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    Tailored Services for Local Moves

    General Moving

    Full-Service Packing and Unpacking

    Leave the packing to us, with options for both full and partial packing services, tailored to your needs.

    Small Moves

    Safe Transport

    Our local moving team uses state-of-the-art equipment to transport your belongings safely across short distances.

    Student Moves

    Flexible Scheduling

    We work around your timetable, offering weekend and evening moves to fit your busy life.

    Your Trusted Local Movers

    Neighborhood Familiarity

    Neighborhood Familiarity

    Our team’s extensive knowledge of local routes and regulations ensures a hassle-free move.

    Timely and Efficient

    Timely and Efficient

    Expect a swift, efficient moving day with minimal disruption to your daily routine.

    Affordable Pricing

    Affordable Pricing

    Competitive rates tailored to local moving needs, with transparent pricing and no hidden fees.

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    Catherine Gelman


    Excellent Service from Direct Moving and Storage.

    We recently moved from New York to Delaware with Direct Moving and Storage, and they did an outstanding job. From start to finish, Ted and his team were professional, efficient, and careful with our belongings. Communication was clear throughout, and any questions we had were promptly answered.

    We highly recommend Direct Moving and Storage for their exceptional service and dedication to customer satisfaction. They made our move stress-free and seamless. Thank you for your hard work!

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    Mike Loffredo


    I have used Direct Moving and Storage on 5 separate occasions, most recently on May 27th 2024. They are very competent, professional and prompt. They are careful with all items and never caused any damage. Prices are competitive. I highly recommend this company !!!!

    Comprehensive Local Moving Services


    Specialized Residential Moves

    We cater to a variety of residential relocations, including apartments, single-family homes, and in-building moves.

    Our experienced team manages every detail, ensuring safe and efficient transport of your belongings within the same building or across town.


    Handling Large or Delicate Items

    Our services include expert handling of large and delicate items such as pianos, fine art, and antique furniture.

    We employ specialized packing techniques and coordinate with building management to ensure these items are moved safely and placed correctly.


    Seamless Move Coordination

    From the initial packing to final setup, we ensure a seamless move.

    Our team works closely with you and building management to navigate any challenges, ensuring a smooth transition to your new home with minimal disruption.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Have questions about your upcoming local move?

    We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions to help you navigate the process with ease. From preparation tips to pricing details, these FAQs provide practical insights to ensure your move is as smooth and stress-free as possible.

    If you need more information or have specific concerns, our team is always ready to assist.

    What is considered a local move?

    A local move typically refers to any relocation within a 50-mile radius from your current residence.

    Our local residential moves cover any relocations within this range, ensuring a smooth transition within or around New York City.

    How do you charge for local moving services?

    Our pricing for local moves is primarily based on the amount of labor and the number of moving trucks required, which is determined by the size of your home and the volume of your belongings.

    We offer a transparent pricing model with no hidden fees, providing you with a detailed quote after an initial assessment.

    Can I schedule a move on weekends or evenings?


    We understand that many of our clients have busy schedules, so we offer flexible moving times that include weekends and evenings.

    This flexibility allows you to plan your move at a time that minimizes disruption to your daily routine.

    What should I do to prepare for my local move?

    To prepare for your local move, we recommend organizing and labeling your belongings, disposing of items you no longer need, and preparing an essentials box for items you’ll need immediate access to.

    Additionally, ensure that all pathways are clear for easy access to your belongings on moving day.

    Do you offer packing and unpacking services?

    Yes, we provide comprehensive packing and unpacking services.

    Our team can handle everything from wrapping delicate items with protective materials to unpacking and arranging your belongings in your new home, all tailored to your needs.

    How long does a typical local move take?

    The duration of a local move depends on various factors including the size of the move, the distance between locations, and the specific services you require.

    Generally, most local moves are completed within one day.

    Are my items insured during the move?

    Yes, we provide basic moving insurance that covers items during transport.

    For additional protection, we offer various insurance options that you can choose based on the value of your belongings and your personal preferences.

    Ready to Plan Your Move?

    Find out exactly what your move will cost with our easy-to-use Cost Calculator.

    No surprises, just clear, upfront pricing tailored to your specific needs.

    In-Depth Look at Our Local Residential Moving Services

    Moving locally in New York can be as demanding as any long-distance relocation. At DIRECT Moving & Storage, we understand the nuances of city moving and offer specialized services designed to make your residential move as smooth and stress-free as possible. Here’s a closer look at what makes our local moves exceptional.

    Customized Moving Strategies

    Every local move has its unique challenges, from navigating narrow city streets to managing moves in high-rise buildings. We customize our strategies based on your specific situation, which may include site visits and detailed move planning sessions to ensure everything goes according to plan.

    Advanced Scheduling Options

    We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your timeline, including weekends and evenings. This flexibility is particularly important for residents in busy urban areas who may need to coordinate with building management for elevator use or street access.

    Eco-Friendly Moving Practices

    Sustainability matters to us, even for short moves. We utilize eco-friendly packing materials and have implemented strategies to reduce carbon emissions, such as optimizing route planning and using fuel-efficient vehicles.

    Post-Move Services

    Our commitment doesn’t end when your belongings reach your new home. We offer optional post-move services that include unpacking and home organization to help you settle in faster and more efficiently.

    Ready to Move?

    Get in touch today to plan your stress-free move with us.