When preparing for a move, many wonder how to safely pack kitchen items such as blenders, toaster ovens, and microwaves. To get everything to the new home safe and sound, Movers in Washington DC often recommend the following small appliance packing tips.
For a Good
Start, Get the Right Packing Supplies
To pack a kitchen
full of small appliances, it’s important to have the right packing
supplies. Start with:
wrap or foam packing peanuts
important moving supplies, it’s easier to pack small appliances
safely, and unpacking them will be simpler as well.
The Proper Way
to Pack Kitchen Appliances for Short- and Long-Distance Moves
The right packing
techniques will make the difference between a successful move and a
disastrous one. If they’re available, use the original boxes and
packaging. However, if that’s not possible, find some appropriately
sized boxes and follow these steps.
the plug prongs. Using foam will protect them from dents, bends, and
the smallest components. Pieces such as lids and blades should be
taped down or wrapped. Larger pieces should be wrapped separately
before they’re packed with the appliance.
everything well. Gather the cord, wrapping it with the appliance and
covering it fully before using tape to hold it in place.
boxes with paper for additional protection.
appliances upright in boxes, with the heaviest items at the bottom.
any gaps with crumpled paper or packing peanuts.
the box, tape it, and mark it if it contains fragile items.
appliances get heavy very quickly. It’s best to reinforce the box’s
seams with additional tape and to keep all boxes at a weight of 40
pounds or less.
Movers for More Packing Tips, Professional Advice, and Fast Service
Moving is complicated, and packing up a kitchen full of appliances makes things even more complex. By following these tips, customers will find it easier to pack, move, and unpack their small kitchen appliances. For more information and help from Movers in Washington DC, call today or visit Olympiamoving.com. You can follow them on Pinterest.