Washing Machine Moving
Though you might think
that you can move everything you own on your own without any help, you probably
haven't stopped to think about the hassles of moving larger appliances. One of
the largest and most difficult to move appliances that you likely own is a
washing machine. While some people simply leave their appliances behind for the
new owners of their homes, many want to take those appliances with them to save
money. At College Bound Movers, all of our movers go through training designed
to help them move everything from washers and dryers to refrigerators and
stoves. You can trust your washing machine in our capable hands.
What You Can Do
Before we load the washing machine onto our truck, there are a few things that you can do to prepare that appliance for the move. We recommend that you clean your washer, but you can also skip this step if you’d like. Give the washer at least 24 hours to completely dry before we arrive. You can also turn off the washer, unplug it from the outlet and disconnect the hoses if you know how. Leave the drain hose in place to ensure that all the water drains out. If you prefer, our movers can disconnect all the hoses for you.
What We Will Do
The steps that we take to keep your washer safe during transport depends on the age and type of washing machine that you have. We will often use basic pieces of cardboard or foam as locks to keep the drum from moving, and we'll use straps to keep all the necessary hoses with the machine. This cuts down on the time it takes to set up that washer in your new home. Our movers will also use moving blankets and other materials to keep the machine safe and free from damage during the move.
After the Move
Once we reach your new home, College Bound Movers will take the time to bring the washer off the truck. We will then take it to the exact spot that you want it, which might be in a basement or a dedicated laundry room. Our movers will look over the machine for any signs of damage and make sure that you have all your hoses. To find out more about how College Bound Movers can help you move heavy appliances like washing machines, request a free estimate from our site today.