Moving Refrigerator Tips – Bulky and Large Household Applicanes

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Moving bulky and heavy appliances (such as a refrigerator) can be one of the most challenging and toughest job. Without planning and basic do-and-don’t, you are just putting yourself into a great trouble. Now, with the following tips, you will be free of headache and panic.

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bearBefore few days of moving

Empty your refrigerator and freezer of food and drinks. In case you can’t consume them all, you may put them into boxes or give them away to your friends or neighbours.

。Prepare large of moving wrapping papers, bubble wrap, and tapes.

bearBefore one day of moving

。Take out the reminding food or drinks, movable parts such as shelves, trays and drawers. Wrap them properly with wrapping papers.

Unplug the refrigerator and coil the power cord.

Deforest. This is a must-practice as it prevents water leakage during the day of moving. Do it at least 24 hours in advance and the process normally takes 6-8 hours to complete.

。After deforestation, you should wipe the refrigerator in the morning.

Secure the refrigerator door. You can use the packing tape or shrink-wrap, just to make sure to secure the door and prevent great damage.

bearAdditional Tips

。The refrigerator should be kept upright and never place it vertically. This would harm the cooling system especially the compressors.

。Moving the refrigerator needs moving dolly. You need to carefully slide the refrigerator away from the wall and roll it slowly to the truck. Do not try to move ALONE. To prevent any damage or injury, you should hire additional hands.

bearHire a GOGOVan

For bulky and larger items, hire a GOGOVan truck is always the best choice to alleviate your burden.

We provide on-demand, 4-hour and same day delivery service. We can help you deliver gifts, move furniture, decorations, renovation tools, etc to your new home. We will provide reliable, quick and efficient services, so as to allow you the flexibility to book a van or truck on demand; or use delivery service.  

Want to know more about us, you can go to visit the websiteYou can also download our on-demand app (iTunes / Play Store), and place a booking order.
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