How Many Movers Do I Need for A Home Move?

By Β· August 11 2021
How Many Movers Do I Need for A Home Move?

Hiring the right number of movers is not always a perfect science! Sometimes, you need professional help to get through it. Stand on the shoulders of these competent movers courtesy of Wise Move, the number one platform for moving companies across UAE!

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Every move is different from the other. Sometimes, you can take too much time, but other people could only take the littlest time possible. Moreover, there are a lot of variables that can influence the amount of time you can spend on moving. One way to direct these is to know what those ahead of time are and then plan accordingly.

Deciding how much help you need when moving is complicated and tricky. You don’t want to overspend but you also don’t want to take up too much time and make the process long and difficult. So here’s a Wise Move guide that will help you choose the right number of movers and estimate how long your move will take to complete and accomplish.

 

HOME SIZE
(by Sq.Ft)
HOME SIZE
(by Sq.M)
LOADING ONLY
UNLOADING ONLY
BOTH LOADING & UNLOADING

400-600 Sq.Ft

 37-56 Sq.M

 2 movers/ 2 hrs

 2 movers/ 3-4 hrs

 2 movers/ 3-4 hrs

 700-1200 Sq.Ft

 65-111 Sq.M

 2 movers/ 2 hrs

 2 movers/ 4-5 hrs

 2 movers/ 4-5 hrs

1100-1600 Sq.Ft

 102-149 Sq.M

 3 movers/ 3 hrs

 3 movers/ 5-7 hrs

 3 movers/ 5-7 hrs

 1500-2200 Sq.Ft

 139-204 Sq.M

 3 movers/ 4 hrs

 3 movers/ 7-9 hrs

 3 movers/ 7-9 hrs

 2000-3000 Sq.Ft

 186-279 Sq.M

 4 movers/ 4 hrs

 4 movers/ 7-10 hrs

 4 movers/ 7-10 hrs

 3000+ Sq.Ft

 279+ Sq.M

 6 movers/ 6 hrs

 6 movers/ 10+ hrs

 6 movers/ 10+ hrs

Size of your Move

Based on the guide above, it is of great importance to consider first the size (house size) of your move before anything else. The number of movers is directly proportional to the size of the house and the number of items you are moving. If you happen to reside in Dubai, you can contact the best movers in Dubai which can ultimately help you to reduce the time for everything and can help you relax more during your move.

On average, if you have a studio-type apartment, you will likely need just 2 movers during your move. Unlike when you have a large or castle-type house, you will roughly need 6 movers that will consume half a day or less to complete the loading and unloading process.

Who are you Hiring?

One greatest factor to consider is to whom you are asking for help during your move. If you are lucky enough to have family and friends willing to help, then possibly you may no longer need to seek any professional movers. But always remember that some pieces of furniture are harder to deal with than others. In this case, it is better to hire professional help than regret it later. Hiring even one mover is a great help because it can guide everyone who is contributing to the tasks at hand. Wise Move movers are professionally trained to load and pack everything neatly, securely, and efficiently. They are not just the best movers and packers in Dubai but also all over the United Arab Emirates. They are the most sought movers in Abu Dhabi and well known competent movers in Sharjah.

Final Factors to Consider

Lastly, take into consideration these few final factors that can slow your move. You can talk this out to the moving company of your choice so they can help you decide the number of movers you will need if you will need an “extra mover” or not anymore.

  • Flight of Stairs
  • Narrow Hallways or Hallways
  • Elevators
  • Longer Carrying Distances (Drive Time)
  • Long Distance Between Truck and Home   

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