All washing machines should be empty of water. All fridges should be turned off a few hours prior to uplift. All freezers should be emptied at least 24 hrs prior to uplift to ensure they have fully defrosted. Please note, should you have the original cartons/foam inserts for items please let our removalist know as these cartons and inserts are designed specifically for safe travel. If this is not possible our removalists will wrap and pack everything in a professional manner to avoid damage. Any small appliances should be boxed in T-chest or book box size removal carton.