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How Many Boxes Needed To Move? (Simple, Instant Calculator)

Every move is different and everybody has a different amount of stuff in different rooms. Here are a few additional things to consider when calculating how many moving boxes and packing supplies you will need for your home. Click here to use our box calculator!

Important considerations when calculating how many moving boxes and packing supplies you will need for YOUR home.

  • How dense is your garage/basement with items? Your garage/basement is usually the place where you have stored and accumulated the most amount of stuff over the years and each one is more or less dense than the other. When calculating the number of supplies you need, take a good look to see how many boxes you may need to pack this room in your home.
  • How large is your kitchen? Again, no matter what size your home is, the kitchen is usually a different size no matter how many bedrooms you have. You can have a 3 bedroom home that has a larger kitchen than a 5 bedroom home. The kitchen is the most important place that you will need to pack your fragile items and use dish pack boxes, so make sure you take this into consideration.
  • Will a lot of your items need packing paper/cushioning material? In the calculator, we have provided an estimate of how much packing paper you need. But how many breakable items do YOU have? Some will have large amounts and others will have small amounts.
  • Are you packing your boxes efficiently? – If you are a professional packer, you will likely use fewer boxes than if it is your first time. Knowing how to properly pack boxes for moving is important to know how many boxes you will need for your move.

Click here to use our Box Calculator!




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