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How to know how long my house removals will likely take.

Moving house is stressful, and you have a lot to think about. One important factor is how long it will take for your move to happen. If you start planning early enough, you can find out how long your removal will take.

The length of time it takes to move depends on various factors, such as the number of rooms in your home, the size of the rooms and distance from where you are moving to where you plan to settle. Moving costs can vary according to how many items you want to move and how far away from your current home they are located.

It is difficult to give a precise time frame for a move because all moves are different.

It is difficult to predict the exact length of a house removal. There are several factors that affect the duration of a move: the size of your house; how far you are moving from and how much stuff needs to be transported. If you have lots of furniture and other belongings, then it's likely that your removal will take longer than someone who has fewer items.

All things considered, there is no way around the problem of estimating a moving time--the best thing we can do as professionals is provide accurate estimates based on our experience with similar jobs in the past. We can never guarantee an exact completion time either, however, because there are always going to be variables that make each relocation unique, traffic being one of them .

We need to have an idea of what you've got to move

The next step is to get an estimate. We make it easy for you to send the required information in order for us to have a good idea of your moving needs. You can email : the pictures or video of your contents or whatsapp 0780 429 0575

If you are not able to send pictures or videos, you can simply send a concise list of what you're moving and we might be able to go by that , for your estimate. The main thing we will want to know at this point is how much stuff there is to move, its approximate weight, and how many items are fragile or require special packing materials. This information can then be multiplied by their hourly rate to determine how much it's going to cost you for your move.

Start the process early

Getting started on your move early is the best way to make sure that you are ready when the time comes, and it can also help you avoid some common pitfalls. For example, if you know that it's going to take some time for your movers to pack up all of your belongings, then start packing up things as soon as possible so they're ready when they arrive at your home.

Know the distance you will be moving.

The farther away from your new home, the more likely it is that there will be delays on the road and other unexpected hiccups that can slow down or delay your move. It also means that it will take longer to unpack after your move--the longer distance means more time spent traveling back and forth between homes (or packing up everything at once).

Hire professional house removals service

When you want a stress-free move, hire professional house removals service. Joel Removals have the experience, equipment and staff needed to do the job quickly and efficiently. You can also ask us how long we think it will take us to complete your move, as we will have a good understanding of how long a move takes based on our previous experiences with other clients' moves. However every move is different as the contents differ, so it will be just an estimate.

Plan your packing carefully

When moving, it's important to plan carefully to save time and money. It's helpful to know how much space you have in your new home so that you can pack items that are suitable for the size of the property. Planning what items you will need on the day of the move will also help ensure that everything fits into a truck or van easily, without having to make extra trips back home for forgotten items.

Get your paperwork in order, too.

  • Before you move, be sure to gather all the necessary paperwork needed for your move.

  • In case you are moving stuff temporarily into a storage unit, be sure to have the place all booked in order to avoid delays

You can prepare to make sure your move goes smoothly

  • Have a checklist.

  • If you need help packing or dismantling , or even sorting packing materials, please ask

  • Don't forget to plan for the move itself, as well as unpacking afterward--these things can take a while.!


If you're planning to move home, it can be helpful to take some time to prepare for the process. By planning ahead and thinking about all the things that need to be done, you'll make the move much smoother for everyone involved-- including yourself!

At Joel Removals, we are happy to have a quick chat on 0203 633 2799 to discuss your moving needs. You can also request a quote online using our online quote request form

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Joel Removals

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