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 may be overloaded, thinking about all the things you will need to pack. But not everything you would like to transfer to your new house can or will be moved by your professional movers in Austin. Quite simply, there are several belongings that you need to move on your own. Here are four of the main kinds of things your moving company in Austin can't move, together with some considerations and warnings and how we will assist you.
 

1. HARMFUL ITEMS

For basic safety reasons, moving companies maintain a list of hazardous items that they are unable to move. Chemicals interacting with other matter, such as placing paint thinner and weed killer jointly on a moving truck may result in a disastrous result.

A number of the dangerous items that should not be moved comprise those, like lighter fluid, gas, propane cylinders, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, residential cleaners, pesticides, fertilizers, weed killers, aerosol cans, pool chemicals and also nail polish remover. Make sure to seek the advice of your moving company in Austin for a whole list.

2. PLANTS

Another item you shouldn't place in a moving truck is plants. Actually, there are some states with policies, regarding certain houseplants that can or cannot cross over a state line. Whilst pests and mites aren't a problem in some states, they may be thought to be incredibly unsafe in other states.

Additionally, the majority of moving companies don't want to transport plants because pests which dwell in the dirt can easily spill into the moving van. Even if your moving company agrees to move your plants, they might not live, especially if you're moving a long distance because plants need sunlight and water. In the event that there isn't room in your car for the plants, why don't you give them away to your neighbors and friends.

3. IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS AND FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

Even if your moving company says they will carry your one of a kind valuables on their moving truck, it is a good idea to keep your important files and photos together with you. The reason being these are typically things which can't be easily replaced.

4. PERISHABLE FOODS

Professional movers in Austin usually pack most canned food for you, however you should still consider if this is a wise idea. Obviously, perishable foods can't be carried on a moving van. It is usually a smart idea to donate your perishables as well as food items in glass jars instead of lugging them with you.

You want to make room in your car for more significant things, and you do not want to worry about accidents from leaks, cracks or mold prior to getting to your new residence. But boxed and/or canned items, like herbs and dried fruits can be transported. For any questions regarding which food items that can or can't be moved, make sure you ask your moving agent.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

· Make plans to bring your household pets together with you and discuss any specific requirements your pet could have with your vet.

· As for alcohol, take into consideration that state laws and regulations regarding alcoholic beverages may vary, so it is advisable to not move your alcohol.

· Why not take advantage of supermarket delivery soon after getting to your new house. You can buy online for food items, paper products, cleaning materials and other necessities.

· You can put your lawn mower on the moving truck, as long as you've drained the fuel and oil tanks.

· Consider that it's likewise unsafe for you to move hazardous things in your automobile. It's best to simply repurchase them after you arrive at your new house. In other words, do not take the potential risk of transporting them.

To make moving as seamless as possible, call us today to schedule an appointment and discover more about the wide range of professional residential moving and corporate moving services.

 

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