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 

Will you be intending to move in the near future? If that's the case, you may be stressed, thinking of all the items you will have to pack. However not all that you want to transport to your new residence can or ought to be moved by your professional movers in Colorado Springs. In other words, there are a few things that you need to move on your own. Here are four of the key types of things your moving company in Colorado Springs cannot move, along with some considerations and warnings and how we can help you.
 

1. DANGEROUS ITEMS

For safety reasons, movers maintain a list of unsafe items which they cannot move. Chemicals interacting with other materials, like putting paint thinner and also weed killer together on a moving truck can lead to a terrible result.

Some of the hazardous items that can't be moved comprise those, including lighter fluid, gas, propane tanks, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, household cleaning solutions, pesticides, fertilizers, weed killers, spray cans, pool chemicals and also nail polish remover. Make sure to check with your moving company in Colorado Springs for a complete list.

2. PLANTS

Yet another item you ought not put in a moving vehicle is plants. The truth is, there are a few states with policies, concerning particular indoor plants that can or cannot traverse a state line. Whilst bugs and mites are certainly not a problem in some regions, they may be thought to be very hazardous in other states.

Furthermore, a lot of moving companies do not want to haul plants since unwanted pests that reside in the dirt may easily spill into the moving truck. Even if your moving company consents to move your plants, they might not live, particularly when you're moving a long distance given that plants require sun as well as water. If you don't have room in your automobile for the plants, why not give them away to your neighbors and friends.

3. ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS AND FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

Even if your moving company claims they will carry your precious valuables on their moving van, it is always smart to keep your essential paperwork and photos with you. The reason being these are typically things that can't be simply replaced.

4. PERISHABLE FOODS

Professional movers in Colorado Springs typically pack most canned food for you, however you need to consider if this is a good idea. Of course, perishable food items should not be carried on a moving van. It's a smart idea to donate your perishables as well as food items in glass jars as opposed to transporting them with you.

You want to make room in your automobile for more valuable things, and you do not want to need to bother about accidents from leakages, cracks or mold prior to getting to your new home. But boxed and/or canned foods, like herbs and dried fruits can be moved. For any questions regarding which food items that can or can't be moved, consult your moving agent.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

· Make plans to take your household pets with you and discuss any unique needs your furry friend could have with your vet.

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

· Why not take advantage of grocery delivery after arriving at your new house. You can buy over the internet for foods, paper products, cleaning materials as well as other necessities.

· You could put your lawn mower on the moving van, provided you've drained the gas and oil tanks.

· Consider that it's likewise hazardous for you to move hazardous items in your car. It's best to simply repurchase them after you arrive at your new home. To put it differently, don't take the risk of moving them.

To make moving as easy as is possible, call us today to set up an appointment and find out more about the massive amount of professional residential moving and corporate moving services.

 

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