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How Long Should It Take Your Mover To Unload Your Furniture?

How Long Should It Take Your Mover To Unload Your Furniture?
How Long Should It Take Your Mover To Unload Your Furniture?

Know How Long Should It Take Your Mover To Unload Your Furniture

Moving with furniture can be quite a hectic process that requires the engagement of the best moving company in the area. This is attributed to the fact that furniture is both expensive and delicate and hence, requires careful handling. Loading and offloading furniture is something that you cannot allow just anybody to do –it requires the combination of skills, expertise and experience, which explains why you will need to hire the top moving company in your area. Most people –especially first-time movers –are usually concerned with the time it takes to offload furniture.

It is quite impossible to quantify the time your mover will need to unload all your furniture since there are different factors in play. Here are some of the factors that influence the time it takes for the mover to unload your furniture:

  • Quantity of furniture: The quantity of your furniture will determine how long it will take the mover to unload them. If you have many pieces of furniture, it is likely that it will take quite some time before all of the furniture is moved out of the moving trucks. Usually furniture is heavy and delicate and hence, it requires careful handling.

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  • The weight of the furniture: Furniture varies in terms of size and weight and these aspects play a significant role when it comes to unloading from the moving trucks. Small-sized furniture with less weight is more likely to be lifted with ease and hence, might take less time. Heavy and large furniture can be challenging to move implying that much time will be needed if you have such furniture.
  • Variety of the furniture: There are different types of furniture that you can have in your home –beds, chairs, sofa sets, cabinets, drawers, etc. All these varieties require diverse handling procedures. The implication is that the mover will take quite some time adjusting to handle different categories of furniture at a time.
  • The moving crew: The number of people unloading the furniture is also a point to consider when establishing the time it will take to unload your furniture. If many individuals are involved, it is likely to take less time in comparison to just two or three personnel. Additionally, the skills, expertise, and experience of the members also influence the time it takes to unload your furniture. If the mover has handled such furniture before, they will know what works best when lifting and moving them.
  • Tools and equipment: What tools and equipment does the mover have? Lifting and moving furniture can be challenging and almost impossible without the appropriate tools and equipment. However, if the moving company has modern tools for loading and unloading items, it will take relatively less time to unload your furniture.

How long it takes the mover to unload your furniture is a common question for first-time movers. However, the time varies depending on factors such as mover’s expertise, experience, tools and equipment, the variety of furniture, their size and weight, among others.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.


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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
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15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
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Boca Raton, FL 33431
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435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
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Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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