Not many people know how to transport a washing machine correctly. Mistakes and lack of preparation cause the unit breakdown and failure of the main components. Sometime after moving to the new house your washer required professional repairs necessary to get your appliance back to life which is definitely not what you expect in this situation.

Delivery from the store is carried out in the original packaging with a shock-absorbing layer. When you move, you need to pack the appliance yourself. Proper loading, correct installation in the car, etc., many rules must be followed. The specialists from our washer and dryer repair service in Toronto prepared a short washer moving guidance to give you a clear picture.

Preparing your washing machine for a move

Transportation of the washing machine must include a preparatory stage:

The absence of excessive vibration causing damaging of various parts of the device directly depends on how thoroughly and carefully the preparatory stage is done.

Placing in the car

Many people wonder if it is possible to transport the washing machine laying on its side. This is undesirable since there is a high risk of flooding the mechanisms with residual water. Also, vibration will damage the frequently required parts and elements of the unit. The correct position is vertical with a secure attachment to the side of the car or with a separate securing.

If you had to lay the unit on its side, make a layer of shock absorption from soft fabrics, foam rubber, cardboard.

The allowed positions inside the car:

It is necessary to observe the average speed limit while driving, sharp braking and bends are unacceptable.

What may happen if not follow transportation rules

The washer cannot be transported in a passenger car because at the end of your trip you most likely get a faulty home appliance.

Typical breakdowns:

To avoid risks, you should contact a professional moving company or strictly follow the rules of appliance transporting. But if you get any damage to your device trained appliance repair professionals from our fixing company will provide speedy washer repairs anywhere in the Toronto and GTA area.