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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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Cost Vs. Price Affordable Movers

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Cheap Movers or Reliable Affordable Movers?

Have you or perhaps someone you know ever had an experience like this? You hire professionals based on thinking Vancouver Affordable Moversyou are getting the cheapest price or best deal just to be hit with additional charges after the job has begun? It happens all the time and unfortunately it happens with movers as well. Just because you hire cheap does not always end up as hiring affordable movers.

Many people will inadvertently look for cheap movers when what they really want is affordable movers and a reliable moving company. At Priority 1 Moving we understand wanting to save money and have an excellent moving experience. You are looking for a cheap moving deal, not a cheap moving company. A cheap moving company may have a low price and that may reflect low standards. Or a cheap mover may hit you with hidden charges after the fact, and nobody likes that type of business practice.

We have found that when looking for Vancouver movers most people prefer reliable and affordable movers over cheap or just getting the best price. Often when something is cheap in price it comes at at added cost. This holds true for movers and moving companies as well as other aspects of life. The best way to know if you are getting the best deal is to shop around and compare everything that is included and what will suite your needs best. Of course before choosing the affordable movers you will want to make sure the company has the proper licenses and insurance coverage as well as offers additional insurance coverage to you.

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What to expect from affordable movers

You will want to be able to see the moving companies services up front so nothing is left to chance on what you are getting and what you paid for. This should be easily accessible to you online.

Do the affordable movers offer different packages based on your needs? Do they offer hourly quotes and blocks of time? Are moving boxes included with the moving quote or will you need to factor in the additional cost of moving supplies.

Hiring affordable and reliable Vancouver movers rather than cheap mover will provide you with the peace of mind you are looking for when it is time for your next moving experience. So when looking for Vancouver movers, be sure to do your homework, take notes and choose the affordable movers that offer you the best value and peace of mind.

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