How to pack and unpack kitchen appliances for long distance move

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The kitchen is one of the rooms that must be packed carefully when moving. And it can seem daunting at first, but it doesn’t have to be if you know what you are doing. You can easily pack your kitchen safely and properly as long as you are patient. And you can learn here how to pack and unpack kitchen appliances for long-distance moves. We at AmeriSafe Moving Services have helped a lot of people move, and know how to pack a kitchen properly. And you can learn here how to do it too.

Gather all the packing supplies

You are going to need boxes in a variety of sizes. Then you can use large boxes for lightweight and things with odd shapes. Then use the medium boxes for heavier things like dishes and cookbooks. You also need to get bubble wrap so that you can safely wrap your kitchen appliances before putting them in the boxes. If you hire packing services Florida then they are going to have all the packing supplies, so keep that in mind. And if you do the packing yourself you are also going to need:

  • Packing paper
  • Packing Tape
  • Glass Dividers
  • Markers
  • Packing peanuts
Person packing using brown paper
Make sure that you prepare to pack and unpack kitchen appliances for long distance move.

Here is how to pack and unpack kitchen appliances for a long distance move

First of all, make sure that you clean the appliances for the move. And if you have kept the boxes of smaller appliances, you can use them again to pack those appliances. So that the Florida residential movers can transport them safely.  If not, make sure that you use boxes of appropriate sizes. As for bigger appliances, each one needs to be handled carefully and packed properly. And here is how to properly pack and unpack kitchen appliances for a long-distance move.

Stove and oven

Make sure that you remove pots and pans from the oven. Then clean the stove and oven properly. After that remove any parts from the oven that are removable and pack them separately. Set all your dials to off and tape them in place to make sure that they don’t move. Then wrap it with a blanket or plastic. You can also use moving pads to provide better protection, so make sure that you get those too when getting moving supplies Florida. It will offer much better protection to your stove and oven.

When packing and unpacking kitchen appliances for long distance moves be careful with the dishwasher

You need to clean your dishwasher and run it through a wash cycle while it’s empty. Then leave the door open for 48 hours so that it drys out. Then disconnect the water properly, and use moving pads on the outside of the dishwasher. You need to make sure that the dishwasher is completely dry before handing it over to long distance moving companies Florida. Or else you can damage your other belongings.

Empty dishwasher after you pack and unpack kitchen appliances for long distance move
It’s important to dry out the dishwasher before transporting it

Microwave

The first thing to do is remove the glass tray and then clean the microwave and the tray too. Then wrap it in packing paper or bubble wrap. After that, you need to put the microwave in a well-padded box, and use a lot of packing peanuts and crumpled paper. And don’t forget to label the box as fragile.

Unpack the kitchen appliances that you need first

When planning how to pack and unpack kitchen appliances for long distance move this is one of the things to keep in mind. You are going to be tired after a move, and you should unpack first only the necessary appliances. That somewhat depends on your lifestyle, and a microwave might be enough for you, but someone else might need the stove.

 

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