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Prepare Large Appliances for Your Utah Move

Moving to Utah is an exciting and stressful experience, especially when it comes to preparing large appliances for transport. Appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, and dryers are essential to our daily lives, and ensuring that they arrive safely and in good working order is crucial. In this article, we will share some tips and strategies for preparing large appliances for an upcoming Utah move, so that you can feel confident that your appliances will arrive at your new home in great condition.

Check the manufacturer’s instructions

The first step in preparing your appliances for moving to Utah is to check the manufacturer’s instructions. Many appliances require specific preparations before they can be safely transported, and the manufacturer’s instructions will provide valuable guidance on how to properly prepare your appliance.

Clean your appliances

Before our movers pack your appliances, it’s important to have them cleaned thoroughly. This will help to prevent the buildup of dirt and grime during transport, and will make it easier to set them up in your new home. Use a gentle cleaning solution and a soft cloth to clean the exterior and interior of each appliance.

Disconnect and defrost your refrigerator

If you or our movers are moving a refrigerator, it’s important to disconnect and defrost it before transport. This will help to prevent damage to the appliance and ensure that it runs efficiently in your new home. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for defrosting your refrigerator, and be sure to clean up any water that may accumulate during the process.

Secure loose parts

During transport, appliances may shift and move around in their boxes. To prevent damage, it’s important to secure any loose parts. Use packing tape or other appropriate materials to secure doors, drawers, and other removable parts.

Protect the exterior of your appliances

To prevent scratches and other damage during transport, it’s important to protect the exterior of your appliances. Our team of Utah movers use blankets, moving pads, or other appropriate materials to cover the surfaces of each appliance, and secure them in place with packing tape.

Use appropriate moving equipment

Moving large appliances requires specialized equipment, including appliance dollies, straps, and ramps. Be sure to use appropriate equipment to safely and efficiently move your appliances.  A better option is to allow our Utah movers to take care of the heavy lifting for you. 

Preparing large appliances for an upcoming move can be a complex process, but by following these tips and strategies, you can feel confident that your appliances will arrive at your new home safely and in good working order. Remember to check the manufacturer’s instructions, clean your appliances, disconnect and defrost your refrigerator, secure loose parts, protect the exterior of your appliances, and use appropriate moving equipment. With a little preparation and attention to detail, you can successfully transport your appliances to your new home.


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