|Which Moving truck or van is
right for you!
|Cargo Van||10′ truck|
|Capacity||1-2 rooms||1-2 rooms||3-4 rooms||5-8 rooms|
|Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)||7,200 lbs.||8,600 lbs.||11,500 lbs.||25,500 lbs.|
|Payload Weight||2,200 lbs.||3,100 lbs.||3,400 lbs.||12,000 lbs.|
|Clearance||8’ 6″||9’ 0″||11’ 6″||13’ 6″|
|Rear Door (Height)
Rear Door (Width)
|Load Ramp Width||NA||NA||2’ 3″||2’ 4″|
|No Wheel Wells|
|Dual Faced Mirrors|
|Tie Down Slats|
|Seat Belts / Seats||2||2||2||3|
|Fuel Tank||35 Gallon||35 Gallon||35 Gallon||55 Gallon|
|Lift-gate||Business use only||Business use only|
You’ve reserved your moving truck and packed your possessions, now it’s time to consider moving day. You might feel tensed about how to load the items properly, so that no damage occurs. Advance planning on how to load the truck is an excellent plan.
If you would like to be truly thorough and prearranged, do a walk- throughout your residence and note the order in which things are loaded. Prepare a record and group similar sized boxes collectively. This will formulate the moving day go a lot smoother and quicker.
Move the biggest and heaviest objects first. This comprises of the appliances for example the stove, washing machine, refrigerator and dishwasher, and any other object that takes more than two people to move.
These objects should be loaded on the truck at first and then any other objects and kept aligned with the far wall adjoining to the cab. Keep the objects in their standing positions and take care you balance the truck by placing weighty items on opposite sides.
Make use of furniture padding to care for wood surfaces and corners. Padding can be borrowed from the truck rental agent and is meaning the little more it expenses. Using padded guard also makes it easier to slide heavier items onto the truck.
Load longer objects like box springs, mattresses, long mirrors, headboards, sofas and table-tops beside the truck next. Place these objects adjacent to the longest walls of the truck which will maintain them erect and will save space. Make certain you utilize mattress covers to spare your bed and sofa from splits and tears and make moving easier to a great deal.
Dissemble bed framework and tape piece jointly. When you roll-up your carpets, place these things in it and then tape your carpet closed. Place the carpet on the base of the truck.
Next, start loading the biggest and bulky boxes. Place the boxes above the appliances and furniture and make certain you block any cavities under tables, under desks, and on chair seats.
Move lighter boxes, pile them on the heavier boxes, making certain the lightest boxes are in the best position.
Place easily breakable objects or awkward shaped objects on last, making sure that they will not shift around throughout transportation.