How to Safely Ship Appliances – See How Much It Costs & More

Do you want to move appliances to another house? Here’s all you need to know for shipping them in the mail.

How to pack appliances for safe shipping – The best way

When shipping small appliances long distance, the best way to pack them is in their original packing. If you don’t have it, use small boxes with thick cardboard walls. Tie all cords with a zip tie or hair tie and wrap the appliance in a towel. Fill all empty spaces with packing paper. Also, pack glass containers separately in bubble wrap.

Bigger appliances should be wrapped in blankets. Freezers and fridges must be defrosted.

How much does it cost to ship appliances in my state or across the country?

The price of moving a package state to state depends on the weight of your appliances and the service used. For instance shipping a single 300 lbs item can cost anywhere between $550 to $2500. To find the best delivery prices, use the shipping calculator.

How to ship appliances with DHL – and how much does it cost?

The two person delivery teams at DHL provide quick and easy shipping services from your home to another state. You can calculate the specific amount using the shipping calculator above. A 60 x 20 x 15 packet costs around $5 while a larger 120 x 60 x 60 packet costs 20 dollars to ship. You can use the shipping calculator to get the best delivery quotes.

How to ship appliances with USPS – and how much does it cost?

The United States Postal Service (USPS) offers reasonable rates for shipping appliances within a state or to another state.You can use the shipping calculator for ideal delivery quotes.

How to ship appliances with UPS – and how much does it cost?

Plug in the weight and dimensions of your box and UPS will give you many options for how you can pack it. There are some limitations to what appliances you can ship. The dimensions can not exceed 165 inches (sum of length and girth, which is 2 x width + 2 x height). Any single dimension can not be above 108 inches. Also, the weight can not be more than 130 pounds. To find the best delivery prices, use the shipping calculator.

How to ship appliances with Fedex / TNT

You can choose between LTL freight and express freight. Then pick one of 5 packages depending on where you want to ship your appliances to and when you want them delivered. Use the shipping calculator to find the best delivery prices.

How long does it take to ship appliances?

Anywhere between 1 and 6 days depending on the service you use and their packages.

How to ship appliances internationally – and how much does it cost?

First, check shipping restrictions. You have to check if appliances that can be moved Interstate  allowed in other countries. Then look at the allowed size and weight. Address your package, choose a service, use postage, and ship your package. For the cheapest delivery quotes, use the shipping calculator.

That’s all you need to know about safely and quickly shipping appliances!

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