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Moving Space Calculator

By Josh J
August 11th, 2009 - 10:00 AM

True, a lot of people live in standard-size houses and can easily figure out how much trailer space or how many ReloCubes they'll need using just a simple space estimator or truck rental conversion chart. Also true, many people don't. And when you don't, it can be a challenge to figure out how much space you'll need.

For example, if you're moving the normal contents of a one-bedroom apartment, you can expect your shipment to occupy 6-8 linear feet of an ABF moving trailer. Or, if you're moving the normal contents of an 1800-2000 square foot home, your goods will probably fit into 19-21 linear feet of the trailer.  But, if you're moving 25 things from 5 different rooms, don't panic. We can still help. U-Pack created a room-by-room space estimator to help you out. 

The room-by-room space estimator
With this tool you can actually walk through your home and enter items into the calculator. Moving a couch? Just enter it. Moving boxes? Just enter the size and how many. The estimator includes everything from your dining room table and armoire to the barbeque grill and canoe. 

When you finish, the estimator calculates the total linear footage you should need for your move.

Sound easy? It is. 

If you still find you need help estimating your linear footage, just give us a call at 800-413-4799 and we'll gladly help.