THERE ARE A NUMBER OF ITEMS THAT SHOULD NOT BE PACKED INTO CARTONS AND SHOULD NOT BE LOADED ON THE MOVING VAN. MOST OF THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED. SOME NON-HAZARDOUS ITEMS ARE ACCEPTABLE WHEN MOVING LOCALLY OR ONLY A SHORT DISTANCE
Aerosol Cans Ammonia Ammunition
Car Batteries Charcoal/Lighter Fluid Chemistry Sets
Cleaning Solvents Darkroom Chemicals Fertilizer
Fire Extinguishers Fireworks Fuels/Oils
Household Batteries Kerosene Liquid Bleach
Loaded Guns Matches Nail Polish
Paint Thinners Paints/Varnishes Pesticides
Poisons Pool Chemicals Propane Tanks
Sterno Fuel Weed Killer
Food without Adequate Preservation Frozen Food
Open or Half-Used Foods Plants
Produce Refrigerated Foods
Note: If you are moving less than 150 miles and your items will be delivered within 24 hours of pickup, it will usually be acceptable to move some perishable Items including especially plants.
PERSONAL IMPORTANCE/SENTIMENTAL VALUE:
The items listed below are not prohibited but we strongly recommend that they not be moved on the moving van because they would be very hard to replace in the event of loss:
Address Books Airline Tickets Car Titles
Cash Cell Phones Checkbooks
Computer Data Files Computer Backup Discs Family Photographs
Photo Albums Financial Documents Home Videos
Insurance Policies Jewelry and Furs Keys (Car, New Home)
Laptop Computers Medical/Dental Records New Home Documents
Prescription Medicine Professional Files School Records
Hazardous materials are prohibited items and cannot be moved on any move. This is for the safety and protection of the driver, the driver’s helpers, your belongings and the belongings of others that might be on the moving van.
Perishable items cannot be moved on long distance moves but can usually be moved when the move is a local move or delivery is to occur within 24 hours.
Personal items and items of sentimental value are not prohibited but it is strongly recommended that they not be loaded on the moving van.