Some items fall under the Restricted Moving Items category. You may like to move to a new home with all your belongings. You will be surprised to realize there are some items you are not permitted to move. A reliable moving company such as Pack And Ship Movers will send experts to your home to survey the items you would like to move, and they will point out items you are not supposed to pack.
The state and federal laws restrict certain items during the move. The best company will offer you a Restricted Moving checklist of items you are not allowed to pack. It is good to get the checklist early so that you can avoid packing them. Some of the items will require special care before you can move them.
Prepare The Move
You may be wondering how you can locate the restricted moving items and isolate them before you proceed to fill the boxes. The items fall under the restricted list due to their effects on the environment; you will have them in your garage and common household cleaning supplies.
Your bathroom and storage room can have some of the items. Items such as ammunition and gasoline are considered dangerous, and you will not be allowed to load them onto the truck. Other items you may not be able to move to include nail polish remover and some of the indoor plants.
Restricted Moving Items Guidelines
It is good to go over a non-allowable checklist and know items you are not supposed to pack during the move. Our experts are ready to help you with each step. During the survey process, we will offer you a checklist to know what you are supposed to do during the move. It is essential to stick to the set regulations to avoid cases where your move can be faced with challenges. For instance, the law enforcers can stop the truck in the way, and you end up being sued. We are law-abiding movers, and we will avail a non-allowable checklist to make a move as smooth as possible.
All hazardous items fall under the restricted moving item category. We will not be able to help you move explosives, toxic substances, and flammable gases. The toxic substances and flammable gases should be transported in special containers that will keep them safe. For the safety of our workers and you when moving, we highly discourage restricted moving items.
Remember, the flammable gases can explode during the move, posing a danger to the general public. It is good to check out regulations before you can plan to move such dangerous items. Some items you may have at home, you no longer need them. You can dispose of them before you start the move. Some of the items you should dispose of include the following:
- Aerosol cans
- Car batteries
- Charcoal and lighter fluid
- Chemistry sets
- Charged scuba tanks
- Cleaning solvents
- Darkroom chemicals
- Fire extinguishers
- Household batteries
- Liquid bleach
- Loaded guns
- Nail polish and remover
- Paint thinners
- Propane tanks
- Sterno fuel
- Pool chemicals
Some of the items in the list you may still need them in your new home. You can replace them once you reach the new destination. Some items may still be in service. You can sell them in your locality and move to the new state where you will buy others. It is good to stick to the regulations to avoid cases where you can end up in lengthy or harsh penalties in court due to violating the law.
Guns & Ammunition
Guns and ammunition fall under restricted moving items, loaded guns, and loose ammunition are not allowed in our services. You need to contact your moving instructor, and he will help you to know the right procedures you can take if you would like to move such items. You can as well arrange to transport the items across the states yourself. There are set guidelines you can follow to move your gun from the old home to the new home.
Moving Perishable Items
We are unable to offer out of state moving for perishable goods. There are limited exceptions when relocating over short distances. If the items will be delivered within 24 hours and there are no in transit servicing, then we may arrange to help you move the items. The perishable goods should be well packaged to allow for a smooth experience. We are committed to making your long distance moving as smoothly as possible.
List of Non-Allowable perishables
There are several items we may not allow for the out of state moving. It is good to know such items so that you can plan well during the move. We adhere to all state regulations, and we will not allow you to get into trouble. Here is a checklist of items you may not be able to move:
- Food without adequate preservation
- Open or half-used foods
- Frozen food
- Plants (indoor and outdoor)
- Refrigerated foods
Take time to check out our restricted moving items to prepare well for the move. When moving, there are several things you need to do. Your family members should be prepared for the move. Ensure you prepare the new home where you intend to move. There are cases where you would need storage before you can settle in the new home. Ensure you arrange in advance and get the right storage space to handle your items.
The experts you hire for the move should be ready to clarify areas you are not sure about. The type of company you hire for the move will play a great role in your move’s success. We are the best moving company that offers a clear non-allowable checklist to make you stay prepared for the move.
Tips when moving
There are several things to take into consideration before you start moving. You would like to move all the items you need for the new home. It is good to start by checking our list of prohibited items and making prior arrangements to move such items.
You may have to pack them in your car and drive along the way to a new home. Take into consideration the size of the allowable items then plan on the right size of a service truck. We have trucks in different sizes, and we will advise you on the right struck you can get for the most convenient moving experience.
Empty refrigerators in advance
You would like to move your big appliances to the new home and continue using them. Moving the refrigerators when they are packed with food will lead to ran illegality. You are supposed to empty the refrigerators in advance. You can share the food with your neighbors or dispose of it safely. A dry refrigerator will avoid the formation of mold as you move over the long distance.
Keep appliance doors open
The big appliances in your home should be left doors open at least 24 hours to the move. It is essential to allow them to dry before the move. When relocating dry appliances, you avoid the risk of mold development. The appliance should be well-secured during the move. Our experts will check the items and ensure they are well secured before we start the move. You can enjoy peace of mind during the move.
Protect delicate items such as glasses
All delicate items such as glasses and screens should be protected during the move. Some form of the cushion should be applied to avoid cases where they will knock against each other and lead to damages. Our experts know how to handle such appliances. You can count on our experts to enjoy a smooth move.
Ask your move coordinator for clarification when packing items
There are some items you may like to move, but you are not sure whether they are allowed. Avoid confusion by calling the company to clarify. The experts will let you know whether they are allowed on long-distance moving.
Check the state laws where you are moving
The state’s laws where you intend to move may have some form of restrictions on certain items. Ensure you check the state department website, and you will know whether it is okay to move certain items. Always ensure you stick to the regulations as you move. Our experts know the laws that apply in different states. You can count on us to enjoy the best move. Try our services for the best experience.