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 

Are you about to move in the near future? If that's the case, you could be overloaded, thinking of all the things you'll need to pack. However not everything you want to move to your new home can or ought to be moved by your professional movers in Little Rock. In other words, there are several things that you should move on your own. The following are four of the main kinds of things your moving company in Little Rock cannot move, along with a few considerations and warnings and how we are able to help.
 

1. HARMFUL ITEMS

For safety reasons, moving companies keep a list of hazardous items that they are unable to move. Chemicals reacting with other materials, for instance putting paint thinner and also weed killer collectively on a moving truck may result in a catastrophic consequence.

Some of the hazardous things that cannot be moved comprise those, including lighter fluid, gasoline, propane cylinders, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, household cleansing agents, pesticides, fertilizers, weed killers, spray cans, swimming pool chemicals and also nail polish remover. Be sure to seek the advice of your moving company in Little Rock for a whole list.

2. PLANTS

An additional item you shouldn't place in a moving van is plants. In reality, there are a few states with rules, concerning specific houseplants that may or cannot cross a state line. While unwanted pests as well as mites aren't a problem in certain states, they're considered to be extremely hazardous in other states.

Additionally, a lot of moving companies do not want to move plants since pests that live in the dirt may easily spill into the moving van. Even if the moving company consents to move your plants, they could not survive, especially when you are moving a long distance since plants have to have sunlight as well as water. In the event that you do not have room in your automobile for your plants, why don't you give them away to your friends and neighbors.

3. ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS AND FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

Even if your moving company says they can carry your precious valuables on their moving van, it is still recommended that you keep your essential files and photos along with you. The reason being these are items that can't be simply replaced.

4. PERISHABLE FOODS

Professional movers in Little Rock usually pack the majority of canned food for you, however you really should consider if this is a wise idea. Needless to say, perishable foods can't be carried on a moving van. It's a smart idea to get rid of your perishables in addition to foods in glass containers rather than lugging them with you.

You want to make room in your car for even more important things, and you do not want to need to bother about calamities from leakages, cracks or mold ahead of arriving at your new house. However boxed and/or canned goods, such as spices and dried fruits could be moved. For any questions regarding which foods that can or can't be moved, ask your moving agent.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

· Make plans to carry your pets with you and talk about any specific requirements your furry friend may have with your veterinarian.

· As for alcohol in all forms, take into consideration that state laws and regulations concerning alcoholic beverages can differ, so it is wise to not move your alcoholic beverages.

· Why not take advantage of grocery delivery after arriving at your new house. You can buy via the internet for food, paper products, cleaning materials along with other basics.

· You can fit your lawn mower on the moving truck, so long as you have drained the fuel and oil tanks.

· Consider that it's likewise dangerous for you to move hazardous products in your vehicle. It's best to simply repurchase them when you reach your new residence. To put it differently, do not take the potential risk of moving them.

To make moving as easy as possible, contact us to schedule an appointment and find out more about the wide range of professional residential moving and corporate moving services.

 

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