How to properly pack kitchen appliances when moving

If you want packing your kitchen to be a breeze, you have to have a plan and the right supplies. Especially if in addition to plates, silverware, and glasses you also have to need to pack small appliances like blenders, air fryers, stand mixers, etc. And if you’re like most people, you probably have all of these items lying around your house ready to go. So where do you start? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to pack your kitchen appliances so they arrive at your new home safely.

Prepare for packing

Though you have to be careful with them, packing kitchen appliances isn’t too hard. All you need is the right supplies. If you want your move to go smoothly and to do it the right way, make sure you have the right-sized moving boxes and know how to pack kitchen appliances. Here are some appliances that this guide covers:

  • Microwaves
  • Air fryers
  • Pressure cookers
  • Stand mixers
  • Toasters

So, how do you pack kitchen appliances in the best way possible?

Here are a few tips:

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You can always find free tips online on how to pack kitchen appliances!

1. Use original packaging whenever possible

This will ensure that your appliances are well-protected. If you don’t have the original packaging, you can use substitutes like bubble wrap and packing peanuts. Just make sure that you use plenty of padding so that your appliances don’t get damaged in transit.

2. Thoroughly clean them

This will not only make your life easier when you unpack, but it will also help to prevent any damage to your appliances from dirt or food particles. Be sure to clean both the inside and outside of your appliances. For appliances like microwaves and toasters, you can usually just wipe them down with a damp cloth. For appliances with removable parts, like air fryers and stand mixers, you’ll need to disassemble them and wash all of the parts separately.

3. Remove any loose parts

This includes things like detachable cords, removable plates, and any other accessories that come with your appliance. These parts are usually easy to lose, so it’s best to pack them separately in a labeled baggie or box. This will also help to prevent any damage to your appliance from loose parts bouncing around during the move.

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Clean your appliances thoroughly before packing

4. Label boxes appropriately

This will save you a lot of time and frustration when you’re unpacking. Be sure to label each box with the name of the appliance and a list of the contents. For example, microwave – cord, plate, manual. This will help you to keep track of everything and make sure that all of your appliances arrive at your new home safely.

Get that kitchen going

Following these tips will help to ensure that your kitchen appliances arrive at your new home safely. With the right supplies and a little bit of preparation, you can pack kitchen appliances in no time. But if you do need help with moving them, don’t be afraid to ask. So, take a deep breath and get started on packing your kitchen today. We wish you all the luck!


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