Moving Non-Allowable Items

Moving Non-Allowable Items

Hazardous Materials
There are many hazardous materials you may be surprised to see on the list below, but there are usually good reasons to have them included. Hazardous items are generally those considered explosive, flammable or corrosive. Here’s a list of common items that moving companies consider non-allowable:

Aerosols  Fireworks Nail Polish Remover
Ammonia  Fire Extinguisher Paint
Ammunition Gasoline  Pesticides
Car/Household Batteries Kerosene Poisons (weed killer)
Charcoal Liquid Beach Pool Chemicals
Lighter Fluid Loaded Guns Propane Tanks
Chemistry Set Matches Cleaning Solvents  Motor Oil
Fertilizer  Paint Thinner  


Perishable Items

Perishable items are something moving companies will no transport, even if it is going to be delivered right away.

Perishable items include those listed below.

 Frozen or Refrigerated Foods  Produce
 Opened Non-Perishables Live Plants 


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