Moving your stuff from one place to another can be a bit of a hassle, especially when it comes to those items that are not so easily moved. There are several items that every house has that, if not already present at the new location or your current device is more advanced than the one at your new place, could be quite tricky to move. These large and burdensome items present an issue that should be known how to overcome. Interwest Moving has some tips on how best to move these ungainly items.


As is the case once again with a device that includes washing, make sure the inside of the dishwasher is empty and cleaned out. You will want to leave it open so it can dry out better, this will make sure no left-over moisture is trapped within the machine, leading to potentialmold growth.


Clean and dry thoroughly and label the parts that are removed, and stored separately from the rest of the dishwasher.

If the stove is of the gas-powered variety, you will have to have a qualified technician disconnect and reconnect it.

Fridge and Freezer

Make sure it is defrosted, cleaned and dried, and that all perishables are disposed of.

Washing Machine and Dryer

Though these two devices are often seen together, they each take different steps when it comes to prepping them for the move.

Washing Machine- Make sure it is cleaned and dried and that you have the operational manual on hand. Safely disconnect hoses, wrap them in a towel, and place them inside of the washer for transport.

Dryer- Make sure your new location has the correct electrical requirements; other than that, make sure the dryer is cleaned, lint trap is emptied, and it is appropriately disconnected.

Bring in Professionals

The most surefire way to make sure that your items reach their destination without incident you are best off hiring a professional moving company to come out and take care of the removal of these bulky items for you. Interwest Moving has just the employees to aid in your move. They come with the years of know-how, and the equipment to make sure that they and your appliances are safe during your move.

Interwest Moving

With Interwest Moving, it is always the best time to move. Our experienced moving consultation and our top-of-the-line trucks help provide a moving service that is unique and efficient no matter what the condition of the move is in. If you are ready to sit back and relax while we move your stuff for you, give us a call!