Estimating the number of boxes required for a move can be difficult even for our moving consultants due to the variables involved. The most accurate way to determine the number of boxes required for your move is to schedule a ‘in-home estimate’ with one of our moving consultants who can also give you a quote on your moving costs. Boxshop moving supplies are available for purchase 24 hour /day on line worldwide and we ship to your doorstep in 24 hours. Our sturdy, reinforced boxes can stand the rigours of moving and are available at discount prices.

Small Moving Boxes

Our small moving boxes are ideal for small items like books, CD’s, canned goods, records, tools, videos, small appliances, toiletries, or kitchen items.

Small moving boxes

Medium Moving Boxes

Our medium moving boxes are great for most of the belongings you’ll be moving such as Kitchen items, linens, toys, clothes, appliances, and much more.

Medium Moving boxes

Large Moving Boxes

Our large moving boxes are great for lampshades, clothes, toys, kitchen items and oversize items.

Large Moving Boxes

Extra Large Moving Boxes

These boxes are great for moving or storing larger household items such as pillows, blankets, comforters, bulky clothes, lamp shades, and any other large and light items. These boxes are BIG so remember not to make them too heavy.

Extra Large Moving Boxes

Wardrobe Moving Boxes

These boxes are great for packing or storing all of your hanging clothes. When unfolded, it becomes a large portable closet. Our Heavy Duty Wardrobe boxes will protect your clothes while they are stored during your move and are stronger then normal moving boxes and comes with its own metal bar.

Wardrobe Moving Boxes

Mirror and Picture Boxes

The Mirror and Picture moving boxes are a must for most living and family rooms. If you have artwork, photographs, mirrors, or any wall item these are a great way to make sure they arrive in mint condition.

Mirror and Picture Boxes

Here are a few links to our website for various moving boxes and supplies: Big moving Boxes, Small Moving Boxes, Polyfoam wrap, specialty boxes, packing paper, moving blankets, plastic bags, Packing tape, Moving Dolly, Moving Kits, Overstock Boxes, Bubble cushioning, Colour Coded Labels.

Below are tables we use to gain a rough estimate of the number of moving boxes required an apartment or single home.

Average number of boxes needed to pack an apartment or condo:

1 Bedroom Apartment Moving Kit

Average number of boxes required for a single family home move:

2 Bedroom Apartment Moving Kit

NOTE:  The tables above is only to be used as a guideline and is based on industry averages only.

  • For additional books, papers, or records, add more 1.5 boxes.
  • For small appliances, and miscellaneous, add more 3.1 boxes.
  • For additional clothes, blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals, add 4.5 boxes.
  • For additional kitchenware, add 5.1 boxes.

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