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 about to move in the near future? If so, you could be overloaded, pondering all the things you'll need to pack. But not everything you want to transport to your new home can or will be moved by your professional movers in Tulsa. In other words, there are some belongings that you ought to move on your own. The following are four of the main varieties of things your moving company in Tulsa won't be able to move, along with a few considerations and warnings and how we will help.
 

1. DANGEROUS ITEMS

For basic safety reasons, movers maintain a list of hazardous items which they can't move. Chemicals reacting with other matter, such as placing paint thinner and weed killer jointly on a moving truck may result in a disastrous result.

Some of the unsafe things that cannot be moved include those, including lighter fluid, fuel, propane cylinders, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, residential cleaners, pesticides or herbicides, fertilizers, weed killers, aerosol cans, swimming pool chemicals and also nail polish remover. You'll want to check with your moving company in Tulsa for a whole list.

2. PLANTS

Yet another item you ought not put in a moving vehicle is plants. Actually, there are several states with policies, concerning specific indoor plants that can or cannot cross a state line. Whilst unwanted pests and mites are certainly not a challenge in certain areas, they may be thought to be extremely hazardous in other states.

In addition, the majority of moving companies do not wish to transport plants because unwanted pests which live in the soil can easily spill into the moving truck. Even if the moving company confirms to move your plants, they may not live, particularly when you will be moving a long distance given that plants require sun and also water. In case you do not have room in your car for your plants, why not give them away to your friends and neighbors.

3. ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS AND FAMILY HEIRLOOMS

Even if your moving company claims they are able to carry your precious valuables on their moving truck, it is always a good idea to keep your essential files and photographs with you. The reason being these are things that cannot be readily replaced.

4. PERISHABLE FOODS

Professional movers in Tulsa generally pack the majority of canned food for you, but you need to still consider if this is a wise idea. Needless to say, perishable foods should not be carried on a moving van. It is a smart idea to get rid of your perishables as well as food items in glass containers rather than transporting them with you.

You'll want to make room in your automobile for many more significant things, and you shouldn't worry about accidents from leaks, cracks or mold ahead of arriving at your new residence. However boxed and/or canned foods, for example spices and dried fruits can be transported. For any questions about which food items that can or can't be moved, consult your moving agent.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS

· Make plans to take your household pets together with you and discuss any special requirements your furry friend might have with your vet.

· As for alcoholic beverages, consider that state laws and regulations pertaining to alcoholic beverages may vary, therefore 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 food items, paper products, cleaning materials along with other necessities.

· You could place your lawn mower on the moving truck, so long as you have drained the gas and oil tanks.

· Consider that it's also unsafe for you to move hazardous items in your automobile. It's best to simply repurchase them after you get to your new residence. Put simply, don't take the risk of transporting them.

To make moving as smooth as possible, contact us to schedule an appointment and find out more about the wide range of professional residential moving and corporate moving services.

 

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