When you work with a moving company, you basically let the movers to handle moving of everything to the new home. Nevertheless, there are certain items which can be regarded as non-allowable in the moving industry. These non-allowable items are the ones that moving companies don’t agree on loading in their trucks. As a matter of fact, these non-allowable items mainly include such valuables which you wouldn’t want anyone to handle other than you.
Having that said, you will need to load such items in your car while moving to the new home. So, your car needs to be fully capable of accommodating the items you want to move by yourself.
What are non-allowable items?
Generally, movers load majority of your items into their trucks in order to move them to your destination. But non-allowable items are the ones they would never load into their trucks for a number of reasons. To know about it, you have to understand what non-allowable items really are. For this purpose, you can read the company’s policy.
The non-allowable items we are talking about in this context include the items which the moving companies never move in any circumstances. These are the items which you would need to move by yourself. For instance, there are some hazardous items which may include aerosols, paints and pesticides. Plants and foods are not strictly non-allowable items but there are several types of plants and perishable foods which the moving company wouldn’t load in their trucks. Another category includes highly personal or financially highly valued items. Such items usually include passports, medication, keys, tax documents, and jewelry. Hence, packing of such items and loading them into your own car should be your top priority.
Practice the packing and loading
Packing non-allowable items and loading them into your car is not something which you would be able to do easily in the first attempt. As a matter of fact, you should wary about safety of those items. Now, you should learn about packing your items but you first have to analyze the storage capability of your car. Look at the passenger seats, floor, roof, and trunk of the car. These areas may be quite enough to accommodate your non-allowable items. Make sure that you are leaving room for the family members and pets. If you have too many of these items and you find no way to adjust everything in your car, you can rent another car for this purpose.