Type of Dwelling Average Weight in Pounds
Studio 1,000 lbs.
1 Bedroom Apartment 1,000 to 2,000 lbs.
2 Bedroom Apartment 2,000 to 3,500 lbs.
2 Bedroom House 2,500 to 4,500 lbs.
3 Bedroom House 6,000 to 8,000 lbs.
4 Bedroom House 7,000 to 10,000 lbs.
Larger 12,000 lbs.+
A long distance move is a move that is greater than 100 miles from the origin and/or the move crosses a state line. Two factors determine the major portion of the cost of your move. They are the distance you are moving and the weight of your shipment.
Most of us probably don’t know the exact total weight of our belongings. In order to determine an approximate weight of your shipment, you can use the table below.
Besides the transportation charges, additional factors that will affect the price of your move include:
Packing by the Moving Company
Accessorial charges such as a flight of stairs, elevators, excessively long carry, the need to use a small shuttle vehicle, etc
Your choice of additional valuation for the move
The need for storage in transit while you are getting settled in your new location