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Top On Choosing The Right Van's Volume When Moving For Study

Top On Choosing The Right Van's Volume When Moving For Study

21Nov 2014

Moving house is a little bit of an overwhelming journey, especially when it comes to long distances or when moving for study in a completely different city. Searching for the best accommodation rental, choosing the options for sharing a room or a flat with colleagues, finding the closest rental house to the Downtown and a myriad of other important things to do follow one by one. Somewhere between the relocation and the choice of a removal company arises the question of the most appropriate removal van`s volume that will be needed. From big removal vans with three or four moving agents, to small vans for small removals at short distances - there are plenty of options too. Take a look at some important factors to consider, which will help you to take a pick of the vast array of man and van services.


When packing all the items that you'll need for study, make sure to note the dimensions of each box or bag. Not only the width and the length of the boxes, but note their true three-dimensional sizes. This will help you to choose which bag where should go inside the moving van, as well as the exact location of each box atop the others. The heaviest and biggest boxes should always be on the bottom, while the lightest and smallest - on the top. When considering this way of scaling, spend at least a couple of hours to arrange the boxes in your old room in the same way, as they should be in the van. Once this will give you a better orientation about the scale of all your belongings and the approximate volume of all the boxes, while on the other hand - this helps you to see what exactly to be aware of as well. A great idea is to check the strength of the big boxes on the bottom, if the boxes on the top seem to be quite heavy. If everything is OK - use some wrapping materials like packaging tape or paper materials to cover and close all the boxes as an extra protection, as well as to prevent them from sliding, and of course - note in the moving checklist the exact location of each box.


When moving for study, one can take full advantage of a range of especially oriented services for moving house. The best way to explore all the possibilities is to stroll through the sites of all the local removal companies and to explore all the offers. From recycling services, to de-cluttering, sorting and storage services - find the best ones that suite your needs. Request as much quotes as possible and respectively the most appropriate van's volume, according to your items. Another great idea is to ask friends and colleagues for advices or a recommendation of a man with a van company.


Fix an appointment with the moving agent to discuss all the possibilities and options about the moving vans. At this step, it's recommended to bring the moving checklist or the inventory sheet on hand, yet with the early noted dimensions and scales of the boxes. A sketch or a floor plan of the new house or apartment is another useful tool to keep on hand, because it gives a better orientation how many movers are needed to move the heavy items to their designated places. If you plan a small seasonal removal nearby the school or the university - you may need only a small van hire!

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