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Non-Transportable Items

Moving with a Professional Mover

When moving with a professional mover you expect that your items will be transported safely and returned in the

condition you released them. To help meet these expectations the following items are not to be shipped with your

household goods as they could cause damage to your items.





Hazardous Items:

  • Acids of any kind

  • Aerosols

  • Ammonia or cleaning solvents

  • Ammunition

  • Ammunition reloading components

  • Butane

  • Car batteries

  • Charcoal

  • Charcoal lighter fluid

  • Chemicals i.e. darkroom or swimming pool chemicals

  • Chemistry sets

  • Fertilizer

  • Fire Extinguisher

  • Fireworks

  • Gasoline

  • Household batteries

  • Kerosene

  • Lamp oil

  • Liquid bleach

  • Loaded guns

  • Matches

  • Motor oil

  • Nail polish

  • Nail polish remover

  • Paint thinner

  • Paints (latex and oil based)

  • Pesticides

  • Poisons i.e. weed killer

  • Propane tanks

  • Sterno

  • Wine and Liquor


Perishable Items:

  • Frozen or refrigerated food

  • Live plants

  • Open or half-used food or drink

  • Produce


Important Documents and Items with Sentimental Value:

During your transition to your new home, there will be several documents that you will need readily accessible to you; so we recommend that these items travel with you. We also recommend that smaller items of sentimental value, such as a photo of great, great grandmother, should be kept close to you to protect the value of that irreplaceable item.


Important Documents and Items:

  • Airline tickets

  • Car keys

  • Checkbook/Credit Cards

  • Computer disk storage

  • Deeds

  • Documents for new home

  • Insurance Policies

  • Medical and dental records

  • Financial Documents

  • - Bonds

  • - CDs

  • - IRAs

  • - Stocks

  • Prescription medicine

  • School records


Sentimental Items:

  • Family photographs

  • Jewelry

  • Personal video tapes

  • Wedding albums

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L&J Transportation - MOVERS OF CHOICE

At L&J Transportation, whether you're relocating in the same city or taking up residence overseas, we're the movers capable of handling all your moving needs. Our moving company offers a variety of moving services that can be customized based on your specific requirements and we will be here for you each step of the way.

We are a Proud Agent Of northAmerican

L&J is Licensed by the DOT (889135), PA PUC (A109787) & MC 436356.

North American Van Lines, Inc. MC 107012 U.S. DOT No.070851.

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