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Minimize floor damage from moving large appliances.

MOVING ITEMS into and out of apartments can damage the floor. The greatest damage occurs when residents move large appliances themselves. Refrigerators, washing machines (storage) washing machine - An old-style 14-inch hard disk in a floor-standing cabinet. So called because of the size of the cabinet and the "top-loading" access to the media packs - and, of course, they were always set on "spin cycle".  and stoves are the worst culprits because they are the heaviest to move. Feet on these appliances are small and are not designed to slide across the floor. Stoves many times have feet that are jagged and can gouge gouge (gouj) a hollow chisel for cutting and removing bone.

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If an apartment community equips units with stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers and other heavy items, damage will be minimized because residents won't be moving these large appliances at move-in and move-out. But if residents are responsible for providing their own appliances, owners and managers need to worry about potential floor damage during moving and mold or mildew mildew, name for certain fungi and protists, for the diseases they cause in various crops, and for the discoloration (and sometimes the weakening and disintegration) they cause in such materials as leather, fabrics, and paper.  damage from improperly installed items.

One solution is to move residents' appliances for them, and also to install or hook up appliances when necessary. Assign a community maintenance technician to be present during move-in and move-out, and equip them with rubber hose washers and other necessary hookup hookup,
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Title Annotation:Maintenance Insider: Vinyl Floor Protection
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Date:Sep 1, 2009
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