How to calculate Approximate Furniture Removals Quote & Moving Costs in South Africa

We will be decipher how moving companies get to their average costs and prices for their home removals through approximate estimations and calculators. Furniture Removal Quotes can sometime vary if you compare them to other companies moving costs in South Africa. However, when choosing your household removals quote, you need to take in to consideration more than price. The high price you pay, might very well be worth the peace of mind you will receive knowing that the Movers you have chosen are the highest quality and will treat your belongings like gold. Lets move on and see how approximate quotes are given based on some moving cost calculators specific to Southern Africa.

Considerations Home Furniture Removal Company Quotes

There are many different ways and factors that determine moving costs in SA. We will be exploring them. Some furniture removal quotes online require a little more of attention from the quote giver as all moves are different in size, distance and some have special requirements. But we will go over the main ones:

  • Inventory Volume Calculator for Average Price

In order for the furniture removals company and movers to get the best estimation prices for your move, they need to have an accurate inventory list. Usually moving companies in South Africa measure the belongings by cubic metres or cubic feet as this will give a good average truck size needed, it will also give the movers an indication of how much time it will take to load and drop off, not to mention the amount of staff needed.

  • Distance Moving Cost Calculator

The distance from point A to B is an obvious calculating method.  Removal Companies usually stick within the same average figure in determining the cost for your removal quote. Petrol has a big influence on the price which can vary throughout SA. They also take into consideration the wear and tear of trucks long term with long distance moves compared to small moves.

  • Accessibility and Ease of Access

This should never be overlooked when determining the approximate household removal quote. The removals team needs to be able to access your home with ease, if the movers struggle to or take very long to get to the point of access, this elongates the amount of time needed to make the move, which will increase the rate of charge per hour.

  • Day and Time and Even Season of Move

Moving times of the day can become more expensive than others based on how booked up the furniture removal company is. Also movers have peak seasons aswell, so to catch them in a peak season, your home removal rates will go up. You can expect the prices to start going up in May or June and then come down around September. Weekends are also very busy for the removals, so expect a price jump.

  • Special Conditions that require more attention and care than usual

Special conditions naturally add more the furniture removal quote. If you have a piano or an abnormally large piece of furniture that either requires expert movers or additional movers, then the prices will go up. Many removal teams have their own specialised teams for these kinds of moves and so your piano will be in great hands.