Interesting Facts About Moving

interesting facts about moving

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  • When you are in college, you have to pack and often unpack, usually every semester for the first two years.

    Once you become an upperclassman, you might be fortunate enough to find an apartment where you can stay for a year, or maybe two years.

    No one finds enjoyment in moving, but there are interesting tips that may make it a little more interesting.

    Continue reading to learn more.

    The Moving Average

    On average each person will move about 11 times in their lifetime. About half of the moves that occur happen between the months of May and September. This is true for those moving for college.

    Moving ranks as one of the top three most stressful things that can happen in someone’s life. Most movers are between the ages of 18 to 34. Of that age group, most of those movers are between the ages of 25 to 29.

    Best Day to Move

    The most popular moving day is Friday. The exception to this is when Friday falls on the first of the month then it is not preferred.

    Most people chose to mo

    Winter is the least popular time to move, for obvious reasons. No one wants to move when the weather is cold or there is snow and ice on the ground. Winter is also the least expensive time to in the middle of the month. The least popular moving day is Sunday. People prefer to be completely moved in and settled by Sunday.

    A typical move will need about 60 boxes. These cardboard boxes can be used about three to ten times before it gets to the point when it is no longer sound for the moving process.

    Who’s Moving

    Most people move for employment-related reasons. They may be tired of their current commute, and they move closer to work. They could also move for a new and different job.

    More than half of all moves happen within the same state, which is considered a local move. On average, females move more often than men do.

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    There are millions of children under the age of 19 that move every single year. Most moves consist of more than 6,000 pounds of items that are considered moveable.

    When you move, you can just do it yourself or use professionals. When you use professional movers, you are protected because federal law prohibits them from holding your items and not releasing them to you.

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