- Hazardous materials
- Perishable food
- Firearms and ammunition
- Flammable materials
- Aerosol products
- Cleaning supplies
- Opened liquids
- Perishable batteries
- Prohibited items
- Flammable liquids
- Frozen food
- Irreplaceable items
- Scented or fragile candles
- Fine art and antiques
- Hazardous waste
- Personal items
This includes flammable, explosive, or corrosive substances such as gasoline, propane tanks, fireworks, or chemicals. They pose a risk to the moving crew and the transportation vehicle.
Transporting perishable items can lead to spoilage and attract pests. It's best to consume or donate perishable food before the move.
Most movers cannot transport live plants due to regulations and the risk of damage. It's advisable to make alternative arrangements for your plants.
Moving companies are not equipped to handle live animals. Make separate arrangements to transport your pets safely. But some other ways to move your pets can be found at moversfolder.com.
Items of high value, such as jewelry, cash, or important documents, are best kept with you to ensure their security.
Keep essential medications with you during the move, especially if they require specific temperature control or immediate access.
Firearms and ammunitionEdit
These items have legal restrictions and safety considerations. Check local regulations and make appropriate arrangements for their transportation.
Avoid packing flammable items like propane cylinders, paint thinner, or aerosol cans. They pose a fire hazard and are not permitted for transport.
Aerosol cans can explode under high temperatures or pressure changes. It's best to transport them yourself or dispose of them properly.
Many cleaning products are hazardous or contain chemicals that can cause spills or damage. Use them up or give them away before the move.
Ensure that any liquids you pack are tightly sealed to prevent leaks and damage to other items.
Batteries, especially those in electronic devices, can leak or explode during transportation. Remove them and transport them separately.
Check with your moving company for a list of prohibited items specific to their policies and regulations.
Avoid packing flammable liquids such as gasoline, lighter fluid, or oil-based paints. They pose a significant fire risk.
Transporting frozen food can lead to spoilage and damage. It's best to consume or donate these items before the move.
Items with sentimental or irreplaceable value, such as family heirlooms or personal mementos, are better kept with you for safekeeping.
Scented or fragile candlesEdit
Candles can melt or break during transportation, causing damage to other items. Opt for flameless alternatives or transport them yourself.
Fine art and antiquesEdit
These delicate and valuable items require specialized handling and care. Consider hiring special and professionals or transporting them separately.
Dispose of hazardous waste properly at designated facilities. Moving companies are not equipped to handle these materials.
Keep important personal items like passports, identification documents, and essential daily-use items with you for easy access during the move.
By following these guidelines and not sending these items with the movers, you can ensure a safer and more efficient relocation experience. If you have any questions or concerns about specific items, feel free to discuss them with your moving company.