Prohibited items

Moving trucks are amazing pieces of machinery that are designed to get your belongings safely from point A to B. For the safety of our belongings and our move crews there are some items we cannot transport.

Please make sure that these items and not accidentally packed in your home. Having them as part of your moving service will void any coverage of liability on our part and will put your move at risk.
General restrictions:
(these are at the discretion of the crew leader)

  • Anything extremely dirty, dusty or soiled.
    We use our moving pads again and again so we don’t want them or your other items getting damaged because something was dirty
  • Anything extremely odorous
  • Plants
  • Bags or pots with soil in them
  • Items that are moldy or mildewed
  • Items that show signs of containing any sort of insect or other vermin
  • Boxes that are labeled as containing prohibited items (such as a recycled box that still has the explosive or flammable labels/markings)

Hazardous Materials:
Much of these are legal restrictions but if I bottle should spill or break they just aren’t liquids you want leaking onto the rest of your belongings

  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammonia
  • Ammunition
  • Batteries
  • Bleach
  • Car batteries
  • Charcoal/lighter fluid
  • Chemistry sets
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Darkroom chemicals
  • Diesel fuel
  • Fertilizer
  • Firearms
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Gasoline or other fuels
  • Kerosene
  • Matches
  • Nail polish
  • Oil
  • Paint/Varnishes
  • Paint thinner
  • Pesticides
  • Pressurized containers of any contents
  • Poisons
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks
  • Sterno fuel
  • Scuba tanks
  • Weed killer

Perishable Items:
We don’t transport the following items because they could spoil or attract bugs that we don’t want in our truck or your belongings foodstuffs can attract all sorts of problems along the way, and moving living things can put those things – and your movers – at great risk. That’s why we won’t move things like:

  • Food that hasn’t been properly preserved well enough to survive in extremely hot weather (the inside of a moving truck can reach over 100 degrees during the summer)
  • Frozen foods
  • Open containers of foodstuffs
  • Pets
  • Produce
  • Refrigerated food
  • Wine, beer or alcohol that may be effected by extreme tempatures