Advice on how to choose the right size removal truck for your home move.

With many sizes of removal trucks, to choose from when preparing for a house removal. It is important that your removals company provides you with the right one. Our guide how to choose the right size removal truck, will help you to understand, what size truck best suits your move and needs.

Removal Truck Sizes

  • 3.5 tonne box vehicle
  • 7.5 tonne box vehicle
  • 18 tonne HGV vehicle
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Hiring 3.5 tonne removal trucks for moving house?

It is small, agile and can get right up to the front door of most homes, for easy loading and offloading. Although the 3.5 tonne removal truck is small. Do not be fooled by its size. If packed correctly, the 3.5 tonne trucks hold up to  2 bed room flats or apartments.

How to Choose the Right Size Removal Truck

A 3.5 tonne is a great removal truck, as it is quick and speedy as some cars. Doing a safe speed of 70 miles per hour. Compared to the 7.5 tonne, that does a max speed of 56 miles per hour. The downfall with 3.5 tonne vehicles, is that they only hold a maximum payload of 1 tonne. Making them less ideal for larger home moves in the UK.

Hiring A 7.5 Tonne Removals Truck

7.5 tonne removal trucks, are larger than the 3.5 tonne. Double the size and space. This means that the 7.5 tonne removal trucks are perfect for moving large 2 -to 3 bedroom homes comfortably. If you have tonnes of furniture, garden items and garage items to be moved. Then your home move may need a 7.5 tonne and and 3.5 tonne removal truck as back up.

How to Choose the Right Size Removal Truck

7.5 tonne removal trucks are perfect for Nationwide UK long distance or local home moves. They hold up to 15 pallets and carry a maximum of 2.5 tonnes. With speeds of 56 miles per hour, journeys to the new home can take longer. Your removal driver will have a tachograph that he will need to follow when completing your home.

Mega Size 18 Tonne Removal Truck

The 18 tonne removal truck is the beast of the removal trucks. It is perfect for larger 5-6 bedroom plus home moves in the UK. The 18 tonne removal truck carries bulk items. With wide side opening barn doors and ramps on the side and back makes for easy loading. The 18 tonne removal truck is a real work horse. If you live on a small residential street or narrow road, you may find it hard to get this large lorry close to the house.

How to Choose the Right Size Removal Truck

A 18 tonne is not a removal truck that you can hire from your local vehicle hiring company. This is a specialist removals truck that you can only hire from your removals company. This truck is perfect for international home moves or moves to Europe. It has a maximum pay load of 9.5 tonnes and a limited speed of 56 miles per hour.

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Moving home or office in the future. Need a reliable removal firm with trucks and pro porters. Get in touch with our friendly team. Remember. Moving house doesn’t have to cost world. With carful planning and organising MnM Removals and team will ensure your removals day is a success.

How to Choose the Right Size Removal Truck

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