prohibited items for moving

Prohibited items for Household Moving

Before your things are packed and loaded, please take some time to look over the items that we cannot put on a truck or in a container. Hazardous and perishable materials are not allowed, and we recommend that you keep sentimental or personally important items with you.

 

Hazardous materials

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

 

Perishables**

Food without adequate preservation

Frozen food

Open or half-used foods

Plants

Produce

Refrigerated foods

**If you are moving less than 150 miles and your items will be delivered within 24 hours of pickup, agents may agree to transport perishables that are properly packed and require no servicing in transit.

NOTE: You should empty your refrigerators and freezers and keep appliance doors open for at least 24 hours in advance of loading. This will allow appliances to dry out and prevent the growth of mold.

Personal importance/ sentimental value

Address books

Airline tickets

Car titles

Cash

Cell phones

Checkbooks

Jewelry