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If you have been through the moving process before, you know how stressful it can be! With the packing and unloading and trying to find a place for everything, you should have a good stress reliever at arm’s length at all times. When just beginning a move, you might be surprised at the amount of stuff that you have to fit on the truck. You also might be surprised to learn that there are items you might have that are not allowed on moving company trucks, including ones that you rent yourself.

These items include materials like:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammonia
  • Ammunition
  • Car batteries
  • Charcoal
  • Charged scuba tanks
  • Cleaning solvents
  • Darkroom chemicals
  • Fertilizer
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Fuels or oils
  • Household batteries
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter fluid
  • Liquid bleach
  • Loaded guns
  • Matches
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover
  • Paint
  • Paint thinner
  • Pesticides
  • Poisons
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Sterno fuel
  • Varnish
  • Weed killer

This is a list of items that moving companies cannot allow on their trucks for safety reasons. If you are in the process of moving, you may want to print this list for a quick reference guide when you are packing so that you won’t have to unpack any accidentally included items. If you need assistance from professional moving companies or would like to clarify any of the items on this list, please contact us today here at Ashe Van Lines Moving & Storage.