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Selling an Aga. how to move the thing?

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MonkeyJungleConga Thu 01-Sep-11 20:28:02

We're selling our 4 oven Aga and need to move it out of our current kitchen. It must way a ton, literally and I have no idea how to go about getting it out of my house.

Has anyone done this and got any hints / tips?

azazello Thu 01-Sep-11 20:30:31

We did this - we sold in on ebay as buyer collect. The guy who bought it came round with a couple of mates and dismantled it into pieces and loaded it into a van. Job done. Apparently he googled and downloaded instructions.

They should all dismantle but you might need a registered gas person to help out if it is gas fired - ours was coal.

TempestGirl Thu 01-Sep-11 20:32:15

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pinkytheshrinky Thu 01-Sep-11 20:32:55

Oh I want one I do I do....

jade80 Thu 01-Sep-11 20:37:04

Which county are you in? I'm looking for one and could move it.

MonkeyJungleConga Fri 02-Sep-11 18:55:52

Jade80 I'm in Herts but it looks like I might have sold it to a mate. Will PM you if you're still interested.

BorderBinLiner Mon 05-Sep-11 11:09:03

4/5 Short lengths of scaffold tube and a long crow bar.
Lever up corner, shove one tube under, slide it along, another tube under repeat till you've got the whole thing on rollers.
Push along moving rollers from back to front.

Sensible shoes, no small kids around, at least three people (although we did it with two). Take care.

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