These items have potential to harm people, animals, plants, environment either directly or through interaction with other factors. Some of the items in this group are as below:
- Caustic substances
- Motor oil
- Car batteries
- Paint thinner
- Lamp oil
- Heavy metals
- Petroleum product
Movers can`t carry anything that will spoil. And perishable items require some sort of refrigerated storage. A couple of examples:
- Meat and poultry
- Eggs and dairy products
- Cooked food and left overs
- Fruit and vegetables
- Frozen food
Plants can`t survive during long distance moves. If you don`t want to leave behind, it`s the best way to take them with you. If you are moving cross border, taking your plants with you might be challenging because plants often require special documents/ forms.
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It`s not forbidden but movers don`t prefer to move some items because they are either very expensive or priceless.
- Checkbooks, cash, credit cars
- Cell phones
On the other hand, in an unfortunate situation, if your shipment is delayed, you don`t want to be without your medication or cash or checkbook longer than you expect.