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Allied Van Lines: The Best of Des Moines Moving Companies

If you are planning a move to Des Moines, choose a company that is recognized by the BBB and has a reputation for providing quality, reliable service. The Allied Van Lines moving agent in Des Moines has proudly served the city for 22 years and holds an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from consumers. You might be relocating from an apartment on Walnut Street to your first home on Terrace Road. Perhaps your business has expanded to a more spacious property on Dixon Street. Regardless of the size of the job, you can count on us to make the transition go as smoothly as possible.

When you work with Allied Van Lines agents, you stay in control of the process, and our agents offer assistance through every step of the journey. We'll help you plan your move based on your individual needs, budget restrictions, and specific time frames. Along with loading and unloading your items, we offer a wide range of services from packing to storage. Our agents always offer free quotes, so feel free to reach out today.

Choosing the right moving company can be exhausting because there are many options. It is difficult to determine which company provides the services you need. Allied Van Lines makes choosing a moving company easy. The movers employed by our agents offer a variety of services, which include storage, packing and transporting home items. Our professional consultants will strive to offer custom solutions from start to finish and to make the process as hassle-free as possible. Make the right choice, and contact Allied Van Lines today for a free moving quote!

What a Move to Des Moines Has to Offer

Des Moines, Iowa, is the most populous city within the state, estimated at 599,789 as of 2013. The town is named after the Des Moines River, which was the site of the Fort Des Moines between the years 1843 and 1846.

Des Moines has many employment opportunities. Headquartered within the city are prominent insurance companies such as Principal Financial Group, Athene USA Insurance and Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. Other major companies such as Wells Fargo and Facebook have set up business in the metropolitan area of the city. Des Moines was ranked as the "Best Place for Business" in both 2010 and 2013 by Forbes magazine.

The city consistently undergoes revitalization. For example, a civic garden and a pedestrian walking path are being constructed in front of the city hall. Downtown buildings are undergoing conversion into lofts and condominiums, and the city boasts several skyscrapers connected by a skywalk. However, the city is not completely urbanized. Several parks, such as the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, offer opportunities for residents to enjoy the outdoors. The weather reflects the seasons and residents enjoy hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters.

The city is the cultural center of Iowa. Des Moines is home to several history and art museums. Several performance art venues are located throughout the city and host a range of theater performances. Broadway shows are typically performed at the Des Moines Performing Arts Theater and operas, symphonies and jazz band performances are frequented by cultural art enthusiasts. Enjoy what the beautiful city of Des Moines has to offer. Plan your move today!

The Allied Van Lines Difference

Are you deciding among moving companies? Allied Van Lines will organize your move, whether you are moving across the state, across the country or across the ocean. The movers hired by our agents are dependable and punctual. We offer a variety of moving services, which include packing, providing boxes and packing materials, storage, transport of cars and boats and transportation. Our services are backed by over 75 years of valuable customer experience. Contact Allied Van Lines today to schedule service or to get a free moving quote! 

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Cost of Living in des moines, iowa

Cost of Living Index 60.98
Rent Index 29.48
Groceries Index 58.47
Restaurant Index 56.67
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index 45.76
Local Purchasing Power 128.54

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