This is a List of Items No Moving Company Will Allow on Their Trucks

by | Mar 6, 2020 | Moving and Storage

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When you’re packing out a house, you just chuck everything into boxes. We usually trust the kids to pack out their rooms so they’ll easily locate their belongings in the new house. We are the ones who pack out the bathrooms and kitchen, so we’re more aware than others of the chemicals kept there.

Moving companies in Fort Lauderdale, FL, refuse to carry chemicals of any type. It’s hot in a moving van. Heat interacts with chemicals which could result in an explosion. At the very least, your belongings will be damaged. No one wants that, so there’s a list of things no moving company will transport.

List Of Hazardous Materials

Loaded guns and ammunition is self explanatory, but charcoal isn’t. Some brands are doused with a flammable liquid so all you have to do is light it. Lighter fluid is on the list of things moving companies in Fort Lauderdale, FL, won’t move, too, along with:

• Aerosol cans

• Ammonia

• Cleaning fluids

• Nail polish and remover

• Paint and paint thinner

• Car and household batteries

• Battery chargers

• Chemistry sets

• Darkroom fluids

• Fuel of any type

• Bleach

• Matches

• Pesticides

• Fertilizers

• Rodent poisons

• Pool chemicals

• Propane or kerosene tanks

• Lawn and weed chemicals

• Sterno cans

• Plants

Call your city or county offices to find out how to dispose of these items safely. Ciao Moving & Storage is standing by to help you will all your moving needs, so contact us at and we’ll get started.