Moving Boxes Comparison Quantities

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Moving Boxes is a term searched for far and wide.

As Vancouver Movers we understand the amount of moving boxes it will take on average for any moving experience. People have a need for moving boxes whether they are looking to store their winter clothes safe and secure or if they are preparing to move from one place to another.

Comparing Boxes

When considering boxes many people will look to the local grocery store in hopes of finding some moving boxes that will suit their needs. What they find are miss matched boxes without the proper strength to hold most items, as well as boxes that have once had food or produce will often carry smells over to the packaged material you place in the box.

The best moving boxes are strong and durable made specifically for moving with a wide variety of sizes available for every move. In most instances people that do not have moving experience will underestimate the amount of moving boxes they will need for a particular move.

Moving Boxes Guidelines:

These guidelines should help you in determining the amount of moving boxes along with the size and types of moving boxes you will need to consider. A variety of moving boxes is best we have found package containing different sizes will fit most any move we have also included what other supplies you may need to consider along with your moving boxes, such as tape and packaging pager. The guidelines are below.

Moving Boxes  for 1 BEDROOM CONDO / BASEMENT SUITE – Approx: 500 – 700 sq ft.

6 x 1.5 cube boxes
6 x 2.0 cube boxes
4 x 4.0 cube boxes
1 x wardrobe box with bar (holds ~ 30 shirts)
1 x roll of tape
1 x 10 lbs. packing paper

If you love your clothes and have an abundance you may consider a second wardrobe.

Moving Boxes for 1 BEDROOM + DEN OR 2 BEDROOM CONDO – Approx: 700 – 1,000 sq ft.

8 x 1.5 cube boxes
10 x 2.0 cube boxes
6 x 4.0 cube boxes
2 x wardrobe box with bar (holds ~ 30 shirts each)
2 roll of tape
1x 10 lbs. packing paper

Moving Boxes for 3 BEDROOM CONDO OR TOWNHOUSE – Approx: 1,000 – 1,500 sq ft.

10 x 1.5 cube boxes
12 x 2.0 cube boxes
10 x 4.0 cube boxes
3 x wardrobe box with bar (holds ~ 30 shirts each)
1 x china box
2 x roll of tape
1x 10 lbs. packing paper

Moving Boxes for 3 BEDROOM HOUSE / 2 LEVELS – Approx: 1,500 sq ft. – 2,500 sq ft.
10 x 1.5 cube boxes
15 x 2.0 cube boxes
15 x 4.0 cube boxes
4 x wardrobe box with bar (holds ~ 30 shirts)
2 x china box
3 x roll of tape
2 x 10 lbs. packing paper

Moving Boxes for 4 Bedroom House, 3 levels 4 BEDROOM HOUSE / 3 LEVELS – Approx: 2,500 sq ft. – 3,500 sq ft.
15 x 1.5 cube boxes
35 x 2.0 cube boxes
25 x 4.0 cube boxes
4 x wardrobe box with bar (holds ~ 30 shirts)
2 x china box
3 x roll of tape
2 x 10 lbs. packing paper

Moving Boxes for 5 BEDROOM HOUSE / 3 LEVELS – Approx: 3,500 sq ft. +
20 x 1.5 cube boxes
50 x 2.0 cube boxes
25 x 4.0 cube boxes
4 x wardrobe box with bar (holds ~ 30 shirts)
2 x china box
4 x roll of tape
2 x 10 lbs. packing paper

When it comes to moving boxes it is always better to have to many than to run out. The last thing you want to do is start stuffing plastic garbage bags with leftover items or clothes.  Try not to underestimate the amount of moving boxes you will need and you will have an enjoyable, stress free moving experience.

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