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Moving Weight Calculator - Estimate Your Shipment Before You Move

Getting an accurate moving quote is no science, and it can be difficult for you to convey the right information to the moving company representative, making the process even harder. That is why it is so important to make sure that you know what you have and what you will be moving before you contact any moving companies. 

One of the easiest and most fool-proof methods of getting the right information to the right people is to use a moving weight estimator. Rather than telling a company what you are moving, you can tell them a weight, allowing them to provide you with the best moving quotes that you could possibly get. Especially for those who are on a tight moving budget, using this tool before hand will help you avoid issues and problems that may crop up later on in the move.

This weight calculation tool will help you to get an idea of the weight of your shipment. It is not exact, but it will give you an approximate idea of the total weight of your move, allowing you to better grasp the cost and needs of the overall move. Remember, you would also need to get a weight receipt from your moving company representative or professional to know the actual weight of your shipment.

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Living Room

Item Weight cu.ft Quantity
Arm Chair 70 10
Baby Grand Piano 490 70
Book Case 140 20
Bureau 140 20
Carpet & Rug 70 10
Clock Grand Father 140 20
Coffee Tables 35 5
Cupboard Large 105 15
Cupboard Small 70 10
Curtain 70 10
End Table 35 5
Folding Chair 7 5
Grand Piano 560 80
Lamps Floor or Pole 21 3
Lazy Boy (Chair) 175 25
Magazine Rack 14 2
Occasional Chair 105 15
Pictures 35 5
Love Seat 245 35
Sofa (3 Seater) 350 50
Sofa Bed 350 50
Sofa Sectional (per section) 210 30
Stereo/ Hifi - Mid 105 15
Stereo/Hifi - Large 140 20
Television up to 20" 35 10
Television 21" - 29" 50 15
Television 30" - 39" 70 20
Television 40" - 49" 80 25
Television 50" or larger 100 30
Television Table 70 10
Upright Piano 420 60
Video 35 5
Wall Unit Large 140 20
Wall Unit Small 105 15
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Bedroom

Item Weight cu.ft Quantity
Bed, bunk (Set of 2) 490 70
Bed, double 385 55
Bed, single 280 40
Bed, king 490 70
Bed, queen 350 50
Bed, rollaway 140 20
Bookshelves Section 350 50
Cedar Chest 105 15
Dresser, Chest of Drawers 210 30
Ironing Board & Iron 70 10
Side Tables 70 10
Wardrobe Boxes (30 hangers) 70 10
Wall Mirror 30 3
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Kitchen

Item Weight cu.ft Quantity
Box, Dish-Pack 70 10
Box, Large 42 6
Box, Medium 21 3
Box, Small 14 2
Breakfast Suite, Chairs 35 5
Breakfast Table 70 10
Chair, High 35 5
Kitchen Cabinet 210 30
Microwave Oven 70 10
Serving Cart 105 15
Stool 21 3
Table 35 5
Utility Cabinet 70 10
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Dining Room

Item Weight cu.ft Quantity
Buffet Total 210 30
China Cabinet 175 25
Corner Cabinet 140 20
Dining Chair 35 5
Dining Table (large or glass) 210 30
Dining Table Mid 175 25
Dining Table Small 140 20
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Appliances

Item Weight cu.ft Quantity
AirConditioner Large 140 20
AirConditioner Small 105 15
Dehumidifier 70 10
Diswasher 140 20
Dryer 175 25
Freezer 10 or less 210 30
Freezer 11 or 15 315 45
Freezer 16 or Over 420 60
Microwave 70 3
Range, 20" Wide 70 10
Range, 30" Wide 105 15
Range, 36" Wide 210 30
Refrigerator(CuCp) 6cu. ft. or less 210 30
Refrigerator(CuCp) 7 to 10 cu.ft. 315 45
Toaster Oven 70 3
Trash Compactor 105 15
Vacuum Cleaner 35 5
Washing Machine 175 25
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Miscellaneous

Item Weight cu.ft Quantity
Baby Carriage 28 4
Barbecue or Portable Grill 70 10
Bicycle 35 5
Chair, Lawn 35 5
Chair, Porch 70 10
Child's Wagon 35 5
Computer 25 8
Fan 35 5
Filing Cabinet Cardboard 21 3
Filing Cabinet 2 doors 70 10
Filing Cabinet 4 doors 140 20
Heater 35 10
Ladder, Extension 70 10
Lawn Mower 245 35
Office Desk 210 30
Outdoor Swings 210 30
Picnic Table 140 20
Ping Pong Table 280 30
Plastic Shelves 35 5
Pool Table 280 30
Power Tool 20 4
Metal Shelves 35 5
Tire 20 5
Tool Tower 70 20
Trash Can 49 7
Tricycle 14 3
Utility Table 35 5
Video Game Console 5 2

Rerference - Truck size
Truck Size 10' 14' 17' 24' 26'
Capacity (Weight) 2,700 lbs 3,100 lbs 5,780 lbs 6,500 lbs 7,395 lbs
Capacity (Volume) 400 cu.ft 669 cu.ft 855 cu.ft 1,401 cu.ft 1,592 cu.ft
Recommended For Studio or small one bedroom 1 - 2 bedrooms 2 - 3 bedrooms 3 - 4 bedrooms 4+ bedrooms

Rerference - Trailer size
Trailer Size 4'x 8' 5' x 8' 5' x 10' 6' x 12'
Capacity (Weight) 1,550 lbs 1,650 lbs 1,800 lbs 2,600 lbs
Capacity (Volume) 142 cu.ft 208 cu.ft 230 cu.ft 396 cu.ft
Recommended For Studio apartment small one bedroom One bedroom 1 - 2 bedrooms

Rerference - Storage Size
Box Size 5' x 5' 7' x 7' 10' x 10' 15' x 10' 20' x 10'
Capacity (Volume) 150 cu.ft 300 cu.ft 500 cu.ft 750 cu.ft 1000 cu.ft
Comparable To A Coat Closet Wallk-In Closet Jr.Bedroom Dining Room Master Bedroom
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Based on the information that you have provided to us, these figures give you an estimation of your needs. These figures are not, however, guaranteed. Your specific costs may vary due to weight, volume, or other variables throughout your move. Always talk to your moving company to ensure correct prices. For more information, read about moving estimates and quotes.
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