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January 14, 2020

When Does Moving Your Appliances to Houston Make Sense?

Moving your appliancesBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

When you watch home buying shows on Television, you frequently hear the question, "Do the kitchen appliances come with it?" If it's a new build construction residence, this certainly seems logical but what if the buyers are considering a more established home? In some regions, it is a usual practice of bringing your appliances to your new home while in other parts of the country, it wouldn't even cross your thoughts. Here are some scenarios for which you could contemplate having your moving company in Houston move your home appliances to your new location.

Home appliances are Old and Outdated in Your New Residence

In case you are moving into an older residence, needing remodeling, you could speak with your professional mover about bringing your existing appliances with you. Sometimes, older, outdated kitchens might not have ovens that work to their complete capacity or an older washer or clothes dryer may not get the job done much like your present ones do. In these instances, moving your existing ones is often a no brainer. Whilst you will possibly not keep these appliances in the long term, it can offer you enough time to research your options and determine which ones you want to have within your recently renovated place.

Your Present Appliances are Brand New

Sometimes if you are organizing your home to sell, your realtor might recommend purchasing newer home appliances to help the property display better or you may have had an accident that required you to purchase a new appliance even though you understood you were likely to be putting your home for sale within months. Either way, once you bought a new appliance, and that one is incredibly better than the one set up in your new place, this may be a time when moving it with you is the most suitable strategy.

You're in Love with Your...

We have all been through it. We came across the refrigerator of our fantasies, the one which will make shopping lists for us, or the quiet dishwasher that you may operate whilst the toddler is sleeping? It only took how many years to obtain the appliance of your dreams and now you have to move? Moving to Houston does not necessarily mean that you must leave what you love behind. Prior to committing to moving the love of your life with you, make sure that it will fit into the intended place and that the right hook ups are on hand. There's no use in moving a gas stove along with you if there is no gas line connection in your new residence or the big, beautiful refrigerator when it does not fit. Plan ahead.

Items to keep in mind prior to making the big move.

· Make sure that all the appliances are unplugged and disconnected from water and gas lines, and the lines are properly capped.

· Clean and dry all your appliances carefully prior to when the professional movers arrive. This step is particularly essential if you are planning on storing them in advance of moving into your new property. This may help to circumvent any mold or horrible smells.

· Measure, measure, measure. The worst issue that can take place is you plan for your new home appliance to come with you and it will not fit when you get there.

Bringing your appliances doesn't need to be a hassle provided that you prepare ahead of time.

A-1 Freeman Moving Group is an seasoned professional moving company in Houston, therefore leave the heavy lifting of moving your appliances to us. And, should there be home appliances already in place, make sure you schedule a collection by a community donation organization or if the appliance is not in proper working order, schedule a large garbage pickup.


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