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 

Do you think you're planning to move in the near future? If so, you're probably overloaded, pondering all the belongings you will have to pack. But not everything you want to move to your new house can or will be moved by your professional movers in Denver. Quite simply, there are a few items that you should move on your own. Here are four of the main kinds of things your moving company in Denver can't move, along with a few considerations and warnings and how we can assist you.


For basic safety reasons, movers keep a list of unsafe things that they are unable to move. Chemicals reacting with other substances, for instance placing paint thinner in addition to weed killer collectively on a moving truck may result in a terrible consequence.

A few of the hazardous goods that can't be moved consist of those, like lighter fluid, gasoline, propane tanks, matches, paints, paint thinners, fireworks, oxygen bottles, residential cleaning solutions, pesticides, fertilizers, weed killers, aerosol cans, pool chemicals and also nail polish remover. You'll want to seek the advice of your moving company in Denver for a complete list.


Another item you should not place in a moving vehicle is plants. The truth is, there are a few states with regulations, regarding certain houseplants that can or cannot traverse a state line. Whilst unwanted pests and also mites are certainly not a challenge in some regions, they may be regarded as being extremely unsafe in other states.

In addition, the majority of moving companies do not wish to haul plants given that unwanted pests that live in the soil may easily spill into the moving van. Even if the moving company confirms to move your plants, they could not make it, especially if you're moving a long distance given that plants have to have sun as well as water. If you don't have space in your vehicle for the plants, perhaps you should give them away to your friends and neighbors.


Even if your moving company tells you they will carry your precious valuables on their moving truck, it's still smart to keep your essential documents and photographs together with you. The reason being these are things which can't be simply replaced.


Professional movers in Denver generally pack the majority of canned food for you, but you really should still consider if this is a wise idea. Obviously, perishable food items should not be carried on a moving van. It will be recommended that you donate your perishables as well as food items in glass containers rather than lugging them with you.

You want to make room in your automobile for more significant items, and you shouldn't need to bother about accidents from leakages, cracks or mold ahead of arriving at your new house. But boxed and/or canned foods, such as spices and dried fruits may be transported. For any questions regarding which foods that can or can't be moved, consult your moving agent.


· Make plans to take your household pets with you and talk about any specific needs your pet could have with your veterinarian.

· As for alcohol, take into account that state laws and regulations pertaining to alcohol may vary, so it is advisable to not move your alcohol.

· Why not take advantage of supermarket delivery when arriving at your new home. You can order online for food items, paper products, cleaning materials and other necessities.

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

· Consider that it's also unsafe for you to move hazardous products in your automobile. It is best to simply repurchase them when you arrive at your new house. Put simply, do not take the risk of transporting them.

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