Don't Put That on the Moving Van! 4 Types of Items That Can't Be Moved

packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Do you think you're planning to move in the near future? If you are, you could be stressed, thinking of all the things you will need to pack. But not all that you would like to transfer to your new house can or ought to be moved by your professional movers in Killeen. To paraphrase, there are a few belongings that you need to move on your own. Here are four of the main types of things your moving company in Killeen can't move, coupled with some considerations and warnings and how we will help you.
 

1. DANGEROUS ITEMS

For safety reasons, movers have a list of hazardous items that they cannot move. Chemicals interacting with other matter, for instance setting paint thinner in addition to weed killer jointly on a moving truck can result in a disastrous outcome.

Some of the hazardous goods that cannot be moved comprise those, like lighter fluid, fuel, propane cylinders, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, house cleansing agents, pesticide sprays, fertilizers, weed killers, spray cans, swimming pool chemicals and also nail polish remover. Be sure to consult with your moving company in Killeen for a complete list.

2. PLANTS

An additional item you should not place in a moving van is plants. The truth is, there are a few states with rules, concerning certain indoor plants which can or cannot traverse a state line. While unwanted pests and mites are certainly not an issue in certain areas, they're thought to be incredibly dangerous in other states.

Additionally, a lot of moving companies do not wish to move plants given that pests which reside in the dirt can potentially spill into the moving truck. Even if your moving company confirms to move your plants, they could not survive, especially if you're moving a long distance because plants require sun and also water. If there isn't room in your vehicle for the plants, why not give them away to your friends and neighbors.

3. IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS AND FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

Even if your moving company says they will carry your precious valuables on their moving van, it is always recommended that you keep your important files and photos together with you. The reason being these are items that are not readily replaced.

4. PERISHABLE FOODS

Professional movers in Killeen typically pack most canned food for you, however you ought to consider if this is a wise idea. Of course, perishable foods should not be carried on a moving van. It is a smart idea to donate your perishables in addition to foods in glass jars rather than transporting them with you.

You'll want to make room in your automobile for even more important things, and you don't want to have to worry about accidents from leaks, cracks or mold ahead of getting to your new house. However boxed and/or canned goods, like spices or herbs and dried fruits could be moved. For any questions regarding which foods that can or can't be moved, make sure you ask your moving agent.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

· Make plans to bring your household pets with you and go over any unique requirements your pet could have with your veterinarian.

· As for alcoholic beverages, take into consideration that state laws concerning alcohol may differ, so it's advisable to not move your alcohol.

· Why not take advantage of supermarket delivery soon after reaching your new home. You can order online for food, paper products, cleaning materials and other essentials.

· You could put your lawn mower on the moving truck, provided you have drained the gasoline and oil tanks.

· Consider that it is also unsafe for you to move hazardous products in your vehicle. It is best to simply repurchase them once you reach your new house. To put it differently, do not take the risk of moving them.

To make moving as seamless as it can be, contact us to schedule an appointment and discover more about the wide variety of professional residential moving and corporate moving services.

 

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