During the planning process of your move, you'll find there's a lot more to figure out and prepare than you'd initially think. Your appliances can fit into this group, as some can be moved with you, but there's more to it than just paying your movers. Preparation must be done prior to their services, as there are certain aspects of each appliance movers don't want to hold liability over.
For example, appliances as commonly moved as a refrigerator is no problem to a moving company, so long as both electricity and water have been turned off and disconnected from the refrigerator for at least 24 hours. After which, you'll need to remove all the food from both the refrigerator, and freezer (and also place a towel inside the freezer to soak all the moisture overnight). A very similar process applies to sub-zero freezers.
Washing machines and dryers might need to be prepared, as well. Some movers will take care of disconnecting and reconnecting them... others will not. Whether your moving company takes care of the process or not, you'll want to make sure both are thoroughly cleaned first. Always seek a professional for these kinds of moving services.
Other appliances have their own methods of preparation, and the tips to see them properly prepared can be found listed within the full article. Be sure to read more by clicking here.