Disallowed Items

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You can realize great savings in the cost of packing, and save yourself time and effort once you reach your destination, by planning and organizing in advance.

Items not allowed in van:

  • Aerosols – hairspray / shaving cream / deodorant, etc.
  • Corrosives / ammonia / clean fluids / liquid bleach
  • Explosives / fireworks / loaded guns / ammunition / reloading components
  • Poisons / pesticides / fertilizers
  • Paint / paint thinner / nail polish / remover / perfumes
  • Flammables / matches / gasoline / kerosene / lighter fluid
    Propane tanks (full or empty) / compressed gas
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Alcohol / motor oil / lamp oil / sterno
  • Chemicals – dark room, swimming pool, chemistry sets
  • Charcoal / charcoal lighter
  • Batteries
  • Items sensitive to heat or freezing temperatures (frozen or refrigerated foods)
  • Plants / produce

Items not recommended for the van:

  • Financial documents (CD’s, IRA’s, Stocks, Bonds)
  • Deeds
  • Documents pertaining to new and/or old home
  • Airline tickets
  • Keys
  • Wallet or purse
  • Checkbook or credit cards
  • Prescription medicines / medical records
  • Insurance policies / Wills

Additional items which you need to take along with you during the moving process, however, we will NOT be responsible for any of the following items:

  • Cash / coin or stamp collections
  • Jewelry
  • Furs

These are just some of the items to consider making other arrangement for when transporting them to your new home. Some of these items you may want to dispose of or give to a friend or neighbor.


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