HOW TO MOVE NON-ALOWABLES

Prior to packing for your move, it is essential that you review the list of items which cannot be shipped because they are perishable, irreplaceable, or hazardous. Please review and revise your packing accordingly:

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: Any item which is corrosive, flammable, or explosive. Examples include the following:
ACIDS
AEROSOLS
AMMONIA
AMMUNITION
CAR BATTERIES
CHARCOAL
CHARCOAL LIGHTER FLUID
CHEMISTRY SETS
CLEANING SOLVENTS
DARKROOM CHEMICALS
FERTILIZER
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
GASOLINE
HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES
KEROSENE
LAMP OIL
LIQUID BLEACH
LOADED GUNS
MATCHES
MOTOR OIL
NAIL POLISH
NAIL POLISH REMOVER
PAINT THINNER
PAINTS
PESTICIDES
POISONS
POOL CHEMICALS
PROPANE TANKS
RELOADING SUPPLIES
SCUBA TANKS
WEED KILLER
PERISHABLES-

Any food item. plant, or living thing which could spoil or die in transit ** Examples include frozen foods, opened food products, produce, refrigerated foods, plants (refer to our “How To Move My House Plants” section).

**In cases where shipping is less than 150 miles and will be picked up within 24 hours of delivery, some agents may agree to transport perishables as long as are properly packed and require no type of in-transit service.

NOTE: All refrigerators and freezers should be completely empty. The doors of these appliances should remain open for at last 24 hours in advance of loading and shipping. This will ample time for drying and prevent mold growth.

PERSONAL/SENTIMENTAL ITEMS

This category eliminates the possibility of any keepsake or irreplaceable items being lost or damaged in transit. We strongly suggest any items fitting this description be moved by you personally and not as part of your shipment of items.

Examples include:

ADDRESS BOOKS
AIRLINE TICKETS
CAR, HOUSE, SAFE KEYS
CASH
CDs
CELL PHONES
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT
CHECKBOOKS
FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS
INSURANCE POLICIES
IRAs/DEEDS/TAX RECORDS
JEWELRY
LAPTOPS
MEDICAL/DENTAL RECORDS
MEDICATIONS
PAGERS
PERSONAL VIDEO TAPES
PHOTOS/PHOTO ALBUMS
PROFESSIONAL/BUSINESS FILES
SCHOOL RECORDS
STERLING SILVER STOCKS AND BONDS

Call Residential Movers Calgary today at 403-473-8089 for more information. You can also fill out our online quote form and receive a free estimate.