How to pack and move kitchen appliances?

When it comes to packing your home, the kitchen is probably the most difficult room that you will have to handle. That is because of the fragile dishes but also because of the numerous appliances. Preferred Movers have had an opportunity to pack and move kitchen appliances many times. So we know that it is not easy. Because it is not easy, we have decided to share our experience with you. Here is how to do it properly.

Items that you will need to prepare when you want to pack and move kitchen appliances

When you are trying to move kitchen appliances, first you need to think whether you want to do it on your own or to hire moving companies in Massachusetts to do it for you. Hiring movers is certainly the easier solution. But in case you want to do it on your own before you begin, you will need to prepare a few things. Besides packing supplies, you will probably need a few tools. Here is what to prepare:

  • Original packaging is the best thing that you can use to pack and move kitchen appliances
  • Bubble plastic
  • Packing tape
  • A dolly
  • Moving straps
  • Loading ramp
  • Set of tools
bubble plastic and packing tape
If you do not have original packaging bubble plastic will be your main material for packing and moving kitchen appliances

Use the original packaging to properly pack and move kitchen appliance

Original packaging is certainly the best way to pack your kitchen appliances for moving. They have styrofoam molds inside that are keeping your items safe from damage and preventing it from moving. Unfortunately, people rarely keep original packaging after purchase, especially such large boxes. But if by any case you have saved them, those will be your first choice for packing.

Use bubble plastic if you do not have the original packaging

If you didn’t save your original packaging, ask your movers Manchester whether they have some packing solution for kitchen appliances. If not, you will have to pack your appliances some other way.  Of course, the best solution is to wrap them in several layers of bubble plastic. Bubble plastic is a great material for protecting your appliances from scratches and smashes. Still, it is not enough to give them protection like original packaging. But if you handle them carefully it should be enough.

Prepare a loading ramp before you begin

Once you wrap your item in bubble plastic, secure it with packing tape and mount it on a dolly. Use the straps to secure it and carefully move to the truck. Remember that you cannot lift a refrigerator into a truck safely without a loading ramp. So make sure that you acquire one before you begin. If you do not want to buy it you can rent a loading ramp cheap.

moving truck
You cannot load a truck without a loading ramp

Think about how to load a moving truck in advance

When it comes to packing and moving kitchen appliances, one of the most important things will be how to arrange it in the back of a moving truck. Your goal is to make sure that your items cannot move and cannot tip over. So after you load them secure them with straps just to make sure.