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Choose the Appliance to Pack
Choose the small appliance you need to pack. Be aware of parts that are made of glass and fragile pieces. These should be packed more carefully.
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02 of 09
Clean and Disassemble Appliance
First, clean and dry all appliances thoroughly before packing. Make sure you remove any parts that are loose, such as the glass tray from inside the microwave.
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03 of 09
Any additional parts, such as the microwave tray or blender blades, need to be handled according to their fragility. If there are any instructions on how to reassemble, write them out on a piece of paper and attach to the part before wrapping.
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04 of 09
Choose An Appropriate Box
If you do not have the original packaging (I don't tend to keep it, either), then select a few small to medium-sized boxes. Make sure you tape the bottom well using packing or sealing tape.
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05 of 09
Prepare Box Using Packing Paper
Lay plain newsprint or brown paper on your prepared working surface.
Prepare the bottom of the box by laying slightly-crumbled plain paper inside
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06 of 09
Take one appliance and wrap two to three sheets of paper around it, securing it tightly with packing tape.
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07 of 09
Place in Box
Place wrapped appliance and any additional parts, including electrical cords, into the box. If the box can hold another appliance, wrap a second using these steps and place it next to the first.
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08 of 09
Fill the Gaps
If there is small pockets of space, fill these with slightly-scrunched paper or packing peanuts. You could also add small pots or pans or other non-breakable items.
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09 of 09
Secure the Box
Once all the space is filled, secure the box closed with packing tape and label it "Kitchen" with the contents listed on the side.