A chest freezer’s orientation makes it effortless to use but hard to maneuver. Relocate this appliance without harm to your home, yourself or even the freezer. The freezer may leak. Moving a freezer isn’t any task that is fast — plan ahead to allow for transportation of this important piece of kitchen equipment. The manufacturer of the freezer may have special instructions for transferring the equipment, so read the owner’s manual prior to getting started.
Measure the diameter of the freezer using a measuring tape. Plan the path you’ll use during the transfer. Confirm that doors and halls are wide enough to accommodate the machine.
Remove from the freezer. Store the food at an alternative freezer or an cooler. Unhook any baskets or storage racks and place them safely aside. Unplug the freezer.
Boil a kettle of water. Put a towel at the bottom of the freezer. Carefully put the kettle of water on the towel, which will help the freezer defrost quicker. To prevent a burn, confirm prior to beginning that you can reach the base of the freezer. Skip this step if you can’t. Close the lid of the freezer. After 15 minutes, then open the lid and take out the towel and pot.
Scrape the sides of the freezer using a plastic scraper. If the machine has a heavy layer of ice, boil of water and place it inside. Eliminate of ice as the freezer defrosts. Soak water up with the towel until the freezer is dry.
Close the lid and tape it shut with the tape of contractor. This keeps the door. Put on a back that is protective brace to support your back. Twist the edge of the appliance dolly .
Lift up the contrary short end of the freezer so the freezer standing up on the dolly on end. Check the dolly to confirm the freezer is currently resting on it. Wrap the power cord around the freezer or tape it together with the builder’s tape out of the way.
Carefully tilt the toaster back toward you. Wheel the dolly to the new site. If the freezer is too big for you to stand it up, use the appliance dolly as a leash. Lift the freezer’s close up then slide the furniture dolly. Eliminate the appliance dolly and push on the freezer gently to move it.