The average couch weighs about 120 pounds. Refrigerators are 200-250 pounds, depending on the age of your model (the newer ones are a little lighter). And while it’s impossible to calculate the average weight of your boxes before they’re all packed up for a move, the average number of boxes is easy to predict – a lot of them.
The bottom line is simple: unless you’ve shelled out a small fortune for a full-service moving company, you’re going to be lifting and hauling many, many heavy things during your next move. And basic physics tells us “a heavy thing only gets heavier when you have to go up a silly little ramp into a rental truck” (okay, I might have paraphrased that formula a little).
Enter moving an
In the year 2010, there were 6.7 million families that relocated. These kinds of moves happen for a variety of reasons. Nearly 45% of people have moved in order to accept a new job or to continue a current job in a new city. In other cases, members of the armed forces may need to make a military move with their families to a new base. No matter what the exact reason for relocation, moving pods may be just the medium for transporting your possessions to your new home.
It can be very easy for what seem like common sense tasks to slip your mind during all the craziness of moving. Here are some very helpful tips to keep in mind to ensure that your transition is a smooth one. First and foremost, a hassle free move depends on clear communication with the moving company. This means that there should be no ambiguity