Disconnecting and Connecting Appliances

Before Moving Day

Create an Inventory: Make a list of all appliances you’ll be moving, noting their dimensions and any special requirements.

Review Manuals: Refer to appliance manuals for manufacturer-specific instructions on disconnecting and moving.

Gather Supplies: Collect necessary tools and supplies such as wrenches, screwdrivers, packing materials, and zip ties.

Disconnecting Appliances

Empty and Clean: Empty and clean appliances thoroughly. Defrost freezers and remove all perishables.

Turn Off and Unplug: Turn off and unplug each appliance from the power source. For gas appliances, shut off the gas supply.

Disconnect Water Supply: Disconnect water hoses from washing machines and refrigerators with water dispensers.

Secure Cords and Hoses: Bundle and secure cords and hoses with zip ties. Tape them to the appliance to avoid tripping hazards.

Secure Moving Parts: Secure any moving parts, like the drum in a washing machine, to prevent damage during transportation.

On Moving Day

Load Appliances Safely: When loading appliances onto the moving truck, secure them to prevent shifting during transit.

After Arrival

Inspect Appliances: Inspect appliances for any damage during the move.

Connecting Appliances

Placement: Position appliances in their designated spots in your new home.

Connect Water Supply: Reconnect water hoses for appliances with water connections.

Plug In: Plug in and turn on each appliance, ensuring they are functioning properly.

Gas Appliances: For gas appliances, consult a professional to reconnect the gas supply safely.

Test Functionality: Test each appliance to ensure they are operating as expected.

By following these step-by-step guidelines, you can ensure a smooth process of disconnecting and reconnecting your appliances during a move, minimising the risk of damage and ensuring they function properly in your new home.

Moving Home with DAC Removals

Ready to make your move stress-free and comfortable? Follow our tips and ensure a smooth transition. Your new home is waiting for you – embrace it with the help of DAC Removals’ trusted moving services!

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