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How To Determine Your Carton Distribution

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As mentioned in our previous Blog, moving calculators generally do not calculate your carton count and distribution. To determine an accurate weight we have given you a standard distribution of cartons below for the average home.

1 Bedroom Apartment:

    (3000 lbs – 30 cartons) 10 x 2 cubes, 10 x 4 cubes, 3 x 5 cubes, 2 x 6 cubes, 1 small picture carton, 1 large picture, I china carton, 2 wardrobe cartons

2 Bedroom Apartment:

    (5000 lbs – 50 cartons) 15 x 2 cubes, 15 x 4 cubes, 6 x 5 cubes, 4 x 6 cubes, 2 small picture cartons, 2 large picture cartons, 2 china cartons, 4 wardrobe cartons

3 Bedroom Apartment:

    (7000 lbs – 75 cartons) 20 x 2 cubes, 20 x 4 cubes, 8 x 5 cubes, 6 x 6 cubes, 4 small picture cartons, 4 large picture cartons, 5 china cartons, 8 wardrobe cartons

2 Bedroom & Den House:

    (7000 lbs – 75 cartons) same as above

3 Bedroom House:

    (10,000 lbs – 125 cartons) 35 x 2 cubes, 40 x 4 cubes, 15 x 5 cubes, 8 x 6 cubes, 5 small picture cartons, 5 large picture cartons, 7 china cartons, 10 wardrobe cartons

4 Bedroom House:

    (13,000 lbs -150 cartons) 40 x 2 cubes, 40 x 4 cubes, 20 x 5 cubes, 10 x 6 cubes, 8 small picture cartons, 8 large picture cartons, 10 china cartons, 14 wardrobe cartons

5 Bedroom House:

    (15,000 lbs – 175 cartons) 45 x 2 cubes, 45 x 4 cubes, 26 x 5 cubes, 12 x 6 cubes, 10 small picture cartons, 10 large picture cartons, 12 china cartons, 15 wardrobes
      Determine your home size based on the information above, then enter the cartons based on the distribution above into the carton section of the Moving Calculator. This will give you an accurate list of cartons and will assist in providing a more accurate weight estimate of your shipment.

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