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What’s the Best Van For Moving House?

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What’s the Best Van For a Household Removal Company/DIY Home Removal?

Welcome to the first in Westwood Motor Group’s ‘Best Van’ series. In this series of posts, we’ll show you how to choose the right van for the task and get the best van.

In this post, we’ll be looking at the best type of van for removal companies – or the best one to rent to move house yourself.

When you’re doing a house removal, what’s the kind and quality of the load? Unusual, is probably the best answer. You know you’re probably going to be moving a sofa and some chairs, plus a table or two, but is the rest of the house in boxes? Is there lawn furniture? Carpets? Your clients organs in glass jars? You just don’t know what you’ll find when you help someone move house.

 

The items you need to put into your van are likely heavy, oddly shaped, and you’ll probably need to fit a bunch of boxes around the weird stuff. You might be only be driving into the next town, but you might also be driving the length or breadth of the country.

 

So what kind of van does all that?

 

The answer to this questions is simple: The best van for house removal is a Luton. Hands down.

 

A Luton van has extra space which extends over the front of the cab, creating more storage space. The rounded outside of this feature also makes it very aerodynamic and reducing air drag, making it easier to drive in less than pleasant weather.

 

There is a ton of space inside a Luton, and the characteristic kick over the cab allows you extra room for long carpets, light fittings, or boxes full of antique toasters.

 

Luton often come with tail lifts, meaning you can lift large or heavy items like sofas or cupboards with no fuss, danger or hassle.

 

Despite all the space, Lutons are very lightweight making them a dream to drive.

 

In short, for large loads, uncommon loads, and long driving distances, the Luton wins, making it a perfect van for removal companies.

Want to hire or buy a Luton? Call our sales or rental office today!

 

Trivia: They’re called a Luton after the town in which the Bedford plant was located. Their design comes from a particular load they were created to carry – the high volume, low weight of thousands of straw hats.


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