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 about to move in the near future? If so, you could be overloaded, thinking about all the things you will need to pack. However not everything you want to transport to your new house can or ought to be moved by your professional movers in Little Rock. Quite simply, there are several belongings that you need to move on your own. The following are four of the primary types of things your moving company in Little Rock cannot move, together with a few considerations and warnings and how we can 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 placing paint thinner and weed killer collectively on a moving truck may result in a catastrophic consequence.

Some of the dangerous items that cannot be moved comprise those, including lighter fluid, gasoline, propane cylinders, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, house cleaners, 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

Another item you should not place in a moving van is plants. In reality, there are a few states with rules, regarding specific houseplants that may or cannot traverse a state line. While bugs as well as mites are not an issue in some areas, they're considered to be extremely hazardous in other states.

Additionally, a lot of moving companies do not want to transport plants because unwanted pests that reside in the dirt may easily spill into the moving van. Even if the moving company consents to move your plants, they could not make it, especially when you are moving a long distance because plants have to have sunshine and water. If 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 generally items that can't be easily replaced.

4. PERISHABLE FOODS

Professional movers in Little Rock generally pack the majority of canned food for you, however you really should consider if this is a smart 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 as well as foods in glass containers rather than transporting them with you.

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

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

· Make plans to carry your household pets along with you and discuss any specific requirements your furry friend might 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 soon after arriving at your new home. You can buy via the internet for foods, paper products, cleaning materials and 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 also 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 is possible, contact us to schedule an appointment and find out more about the wide variety of professional residential moving and corporate moving services.

 

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