People often believe that anything they desire may be placed in a mobile container. However, some things cannot be brought along when moving. It’s critical to understand what they are so you can make suitable plans. The following is a list of items that are not allowed in a truck:

Combustible materials: Oil, fertilizer, explosives, oil-chlorine bleach, acid, acetone, propane tanks, and compressed gas cylinders are only a few of the hazardous things that can’t be carried in moving containers. They’re dangerous and aren’t allowed in freight cars.

Perishables: Moving containers are prohibited from transporting perishable products such as food. Meat, dairy, and vegetables are all examples of perishable goods that would perish if not refrigerated correctly.

Chemicals: When not in use, cleaning materials, pesticides, and pool chemicals should not be stored in a storage container. When improperly handled, they may be dangerous to both people and the environment.

Explosives: Storage containers are not permitted to contain items like fireworks, ammunition, or flares. They create a danger for both people and property.

Animals: Live animals are not allowed in moving containers. This includes both pets and livestock. 

If you have any of the above items, you’ll need to find another way to transport them. You might be able to send them separately or come up with something else for transporting them safely to your destination.

In any case, it’s critical to verify with your moving company first to determine their rules for these items. You can ensure that all of your belongings reach your new home safely and securely if you plan ahead and prepare.

With UNITS Moving and Portable Storage on your side, moving day will be a breeze. Contact us today and get your free storage container quote.

Ready To Make The Move?


(855) 981-8648

Our local owners and managers are ready to assist you in what you’ll soon be calling your easiest move yet. Get started today by filling out our online quote form.