Wish you could look into a crystal ball and find out exactly how long your move will take? Constructing a ballpark estimate for your moving timeline may be more doable than you think — no magic tricks necessary!
These moving factors can help you come up with a pretty solid idea of the time needed for your move. Keep the following in mind.
While the actual amount of time it takes to move can vary greatly from move to move, professional movers provide these general timelines based on the size of an apartment:
Keep in mind that these figures are general time frames that moving companies use in order to estimate the amount of manpower and time required for a move so that they can make reasonably accurate quotes. The time frame for your moving situation might be more or less than these general timelines, and may not include some tasks like packing up boxes or deep cleaning the old place.
There are other factors involved in a move, however, that may speed up or slow down the process. Here are a few other moving considerations besides apartment size to keep in mind. The time of your move will be affected by factors such as:
All of these factors come into play when you think about how to determine the time your move can take.
The bottom line: it’s best not to try to rush a move. Always plan for things to take a bit longer than you imagined they would.