Whenever you realize that relocation is nearing, you’ll want to make sure you have a large enough moving truck to fit all your belongings. You’ll also want to have various sizes of boxes and moving containers to put all your stuff in safely as it travels to its new home. In most cases, it takes a few weeks to pack up an entire home and ready it for relocation.
Moving boxes and containers are perhaps the most necessary items during the move. Boxes and moving containers protect all your belongings harbored inside of them and make sure they stay safe from harm. Moving containers also make it easier to load and unload everything you own. Fortunately, it’s easy to find cheap moving containers. In fact, many movers will sell all the moving supplies and materials you need at their own shop, making it even easier to obtain the right supplies.
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Moving Supplies and Materials Needed during Relocation
Many movers sell the proper packaging materials to customers who plan on handling the process of packing on their own. By using these moving materials, you are protecting your household goods and keeping them organized. When your belongings are packed properly, insurance will also cover their value. If not, a mover reserves the right to deny your insurance claim if one is written up. Below is a list of the most common and popular moving supplies.
- Stretch Wrap
- Mattress/Furniture Covers
- Moving Straps
- Permanent Marker
- Nylon Rope
- Ratchet Straps
- Moving Blankets
- Paper Furniture Pads
- Packing Tape
- Bubble Wrap
- Packing Paper
- Foam Wrap
- Trailer Kits
- Various Size Moving Boxes
Since a lot of the moving supplies and materials are sold by the moving company, you should have no problem packing your stuff appropriately. Of course, you can use a majority of different boxes so if you happen to gather any before the move from a store, friend or somewhere else, that should work just as well. Just be sure that you seal the box tightly after it’s packed and that it is labeled clearly for the movers.
Cheap Moving Rates & Time To Move Examples
|To / From||Distance||Cost (2 BR)||Cost (3 BR)||Cost (4 BR)||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Eureka, MO to Albertville, AL||384 miles||$1,537 – $2,185||$2,751 – $3,969||$3,969 – $6,062||3 - 5 days|
|Carefree, AZ to Norfolk, NE||971 miles||$3,310 – $4,199||$4,990 – $6,571||$6,571 – $9,651||3 - 5 days|
|Millcreek, UT to Bostonia, CA||610 miles||$2,206 – $3,034||$3,771 – $5,339||$5,339 – $8,208||3 - 5 days|
|Seattle, WA from Newark, DE||2796 miles||$5032 – $6151||$6710 – $7549||$8947 – $10345||6 - 8 days|
|Camilla, GA to Columbus, OH||608 miles||$2,784 – $3,514||$4,163 – $5,546||$5,546 – $8,068||3 - 5 days|
|Memphis, TN to Fort Hall, ID||1318 miles||$3,063 – $4,009||$5,036 – $7,091||$7,109 – $9,364||4 - 6 days|
|Portland, OR to Kokomo, IN||1862 miles||$3,351 – $4,282||$4,841 – $5,958||$6,330 – $7,448||5 - 7 days|
|Rose Hill, KS to San Antonio, TX||565 miles||$2,711 – $3,418||$4,048 – $5,290||$5,290 – $7,735||3 - 5 days|
|Las Vegas, NV to Brandywine, MD||2092 miles||$4,711 – $5,995||$4,711 – $5,995||$9,554 – $14,011||6 - 8 days|
|Burlington, NJ to St. Cloud, MN||1047 miles||$3,343 – $4,273||$5,002 – $6,762||$6,762 – $9,892||4 - 6 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and other factors.