What Professional Movers Will Not Move 2022

What Professional Movers Will Not Move 2022

When you are planning your relocation, you have plenty of things to plan and organize. If you decided to hire professional movers to help, they would give you some guidance or an information sheet of all the items you cannot move. To prevent setbacks, it is a good idea to research what is allowed and what is not. Every moving company is different, and you should check with them to confirm. It is also a great time to review and remove some of your household chemicals and hazardous materials. We recommended that you call the city to find out how to dispose of dangerous materials. 

Follow this list of items that your moving company may not move. 

Hazardous Material

Hazardous materials cause many issues during handling and transporting. The items listed below are considered dangerous for movers to handle. We recommend that you bring most of these items with you when you arrive at your new home.

  •  Corrosives
  • Bleach
  • Ammonia
  • Nail polish remover
  • Other chemicals 

Combustible/Flammable Items

Combustible items are hazardous to transfer into a moving vehicle. It is recommended that you bring most of these items with you when you arrive at your new home.

  • Propane tanks
  • Charcoal
  • Kerosene
  • Aerosols
  • Paint
  • Gasoline
  • Lighter fluid

Explosives, Guns & Ammunition

These items are dangerous and will not be moved. Anything that puts someone life’s in danger will be rejected.

  • Explosives
  • Guns
  • Ammunition
  • Fireworks 

Pets, Plants, Food

It is crucial to verify your movers’ policy on pets, plants, and food.  Moving trucks can be acceptable to the weather temperatures by getting hot or cold inside, depending on the weather. This can cause severe issues to pets, plants, and food. 

Other Items

Take these items with you when you move. Almost all moving companies have specific policies against transporting the list of things mentioned below.  Keep these items close by you during your move.

  • Chequebooks
  • Credit cards
  • Electronics
  • Valuables
  • Cash
  • Documents
  • Jewelry
  • Medicine

If you are unsure which item cannot be moved, make sure to reach out to your mover.

Treat yourself to a professional moving service. Hiring professional movers will make your entire move stress-free. Let them take care of the loading and unloading, transportation, furniture assembly, and heavy items.

Contact Morrison Moving today for a quote. We can help plan your move safely.



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