The first transport of the washing machine is usually done at the time of purchase. This means that you don’t have to worry about your property’s safety. The appliances are packed securely to make sure that they aren’t damaged in transport. Such a transportation option is ideal since you don’t have to waste time looking for Queen’s moving company and usually paying for the delivery. The seller will take care of everything on your behalf, ensuring the security of the home.
You must ensure that the washing machine is safe and secure in the event of transport by yourself.
The washing machine is being prepared for transport
The first, and possibly the most important stage is the packaging. You will need to place the washer in the original container. Fill the rest of the area with or plastic. If you do not have a washing machine box or any other parts for transporting as is usually the case with washing machines you can make a replacement. This strategy will help prepare your washer machine to be transported securely and efficiently.
- The first step is to disconnect the hose from the pipes for water and the electricity grid. Although it sounds absurd and crazy, there have occurred instances where people failed to remove the hoses when transporting.
- Make sure the washer is clear of liquids. You must check the drain pump, pipes, and hoses for water.
- To ensure that the flow is smooth All hoses, cables, and hatches must be securely fastened.
- Make sure to cover all parts exposed to ensure that no one gets injured while moving the washer.
Once you’ve done this, you can move to the next step, which is to fix the tank. In this regard, we recommend shipping bolts. If they become lost then you can replace them with your materials. Unscrew the bolts holding the top panel. Fill the space with cloth foam rubber, foam, place the panel back in the original location and secure it. The tank is now secured.
Secure the doors now, even though they already have bolts, using rope or duct tape. Wrap a cloth around the machine and tie it up with rope. Then, carefully roll the drain hose and secure it using duct tape and then place it in bags, or wrap it with a soft cloth.
How do you move a washing machine?
The most ideal place to transport the machine to be upright, provided you have secured the drum and tank. If the machine is moving in the same direction as the truck’s direction it’s fine to carry it on its side.
After you have packed and cleaned the washer, it is ready to be loaded into the car. Let’s explore options on how you can load the machine. It must be straight if you’re taking it down the steps. If this is not possible the machine can be tilted slightly inwards.
If the washing machine needs to be transported by the back of trucks, it’s relatively easy to load it. What about transporting appliances in a saloon automobile like a saloon car?
In these cases the transport of the washing machine must be performed:
- On the opposite
- The back panel.
It is recommended to dry the device to ensure that it is not likely to damage the electronics in addition if the user did not fasten the tank and drum, ensure a tight fit of all parts with the help of soft materials to avoid breaking.
Improper transportation can have serious consequences.
The washing machine breaking down, and later its failure is one of the most distressing consequences of transportation. What kinds of situations could arise from an improper transport:
- broken case;
- Air conditioner compartment cracking and falling out;
- broken hatch;
- electronics failure;
- torn hoses;
- drain pump failure;
- a broken shock absorber, etc.
- Control panel malfunction
Are we going to have to discuss the possible consequences for the washer’s owner when it fails? Avoid taking any risk and be consistent in each step of making your property ready for transport. It is also possible to contact experts to organize the transportation of your washing machine to the city.
Zeromax is the top transportation service for transporting your washing machine. Let your appliances in your home serve you for many years to come!