What NOT to Pack - Desert Moving And Storage

What NOT to Pack

For a successful relocation, the safety of your possessions and convenience of the residential moving project are important aspects to focus on. As such, Desert Moving Company & Storage services recommends the omission of the following items from your packing list.

Hazardous/ Illegal Items to Transport:

  • Aerosol cans (regardless of content)
  • Heating agents (such as Sterno)
  • Nail polish/remover
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Any type of gas in bottles or tanks (including propane or oxygen)
  • Paints, varnishes, solvents, thinners and oils
  • Ammonia, bleach and other household cleaning agents
  • Chlorine granules or powders
  • Muriatic acid (also called hydrochloric acid)
  • Auto batteries
  • Charcoal/lighter fluid
  • Matches and lighters
  • Ammunition
  • Any other combustible product

Perishable Items – recommended for personal transport

  • Frozen/refrigerated food
  • Produce
  • Open food items

Personal Items – recommended for personal transport

  • Plants
  • Prescription medications
  • Stocks, bonds and securities
  • Collections, such as coins and stamps
  • Insurance policies
  • Currency
  • Jewelry and furs
  • Other important documents

Desert Moving Company & Storage Services hopes to deliver a satisfying residential moving assignment with not just the transportation of your property. With the exclusion of these hazardous items, our team would also be able to provide a safe and hassle-free service.