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 soon? If so, you may be stressed, thinking about all the items you will need to pack. However not everything you want to transport to your new home can or ought to be moved by your professional movers in San Antonio. In other words, there are several items that you ought to move on your own. Here are four of the key kinds of things your moving company in San Antonio won't be able to move, coupled with a few considerations and warnings and how we are able to help you.


For safety reasons, moving companies keep a list of hazardous items which they are unable to move. Chemicals reacting with other matter, for instance placing paint thinner and weed killer jointly on a moving truck may result in a terrible outcome.

A number of the unsafe things that should not be moved consist of those, including lighter fluid, gasoline, propane tanks, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, house cleansing agents, pesticides, fertilizers, weed killers, spray cans, swimming pool chemicals and even nail polish remover. You'll want to consult with your moving company in San Antonio for a full list.


Another item you ought not put in a moving van is plants. The truth is, there are a few states with policies, regarding certain indoor plants which can or cannot traverse a state line. Although insects and mites aren't an issue in some states, they may be considered to be extremely unsafe in other states.

Additionally, the majority of moving companies do not wish to haul plants since unwanted pests that reside in the dirt may easily spill into the moving truck. Even if your moving company confirms to move your plants, they might not live, especially when you will be moving a long distance given that plants require sunshine and also water. In case you don't have room in your car for the plants, why don't you give them away to your friends and neighbors.


Even if your moving company claims they can carry your one of a kind valuables on their moving van, it is still smart to keep your important files and photographs along with you. This is because these are generally items that are not easily replaced.


Professional movers in San Antonio generally pack most canned food for you, however you ought to consider if this is a smart idea. Obviously, perishable food items cannot be carried on a moving van. It is usually recommended that you get rid of your perishables along with food items in glass jars rather than transporting them with you.

You want to make room in your vehicle for even more valuable belongings, and you do not want to worry about mishaps from leaks, cracks or mold prior to arriving at your new home. However boxed and/or canned foods, for example herbs and dried fruits may be moved. For any questions about which food items that can or can't be moved, make sure you ask your moving agent.


· Make plans to carry your pets together with you and talk about any specific requirements your pet might have with your vet.

· As for alcoholic beverages, consider that state laws regarding alcoholic beverages may differ, so it's best to not move your alcohol.

· Why not take advantage of supermarket delivery after getting to your new residence. You can order via the internet for food, paper products, cleaning products and other basics.

· You could fit your lawn mower on the moving van, so long as you've drained the gasoline and oil tanks.

· Consider that it's likewise unsafe for you to move hazardous items in your vehicle. It's better to simply repurchase them after you get to your new residence. In other words, don't take the potential risk of hauling them.

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