to a new home is a very stressful and difficult process, especially
if you are doing it without the help of a moving company. Packing and
moving the small items is a pain, but moving large appliances can be
extremely problematic. Use these tips to make moving your
refrigerator as easy as possible.
a refrigerator requires at least two people, three is ideal. Do not
attempt to move a refrigerator by yourself, especially if there are
refrigerator should be completely defrosted before you attempt to
move it. To defrost it: remove all food, unplug it from the wall,
and let it sit overnight.
loading the refrigerator onto a dolly, tie the doors shut with ropes
or bungee cords so they don’t swing open during the move.
you have to move your refrigerator down stairs, secure it to a dolly
with moving straps to prevent it from falling.
you get the refrigerator to the moving truck, make sure to keep it
upright throughout the duration of its travel. Storing it on its
side will cause the oil from the compressor to mix with the coolant.
your refrigerator is moved into its new home, plug it in for 24
hours before placing food in it.
you get to your new home and discover that your refrigerator was
damaged during the moving process, have no fear. Simply call the
refrigeration experts at 24/7 Refrigerator Repair; our technicians
are fully licensed and keep their vans stocked with spare parts,
which allows them to provide one-hour service to New York City and
Long Island. Our phone lines are open 24/7 in case of emergency, so
call anytime at 866-782-9376.