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Items That Cannot Be Packed...

Below is a list of items that you are not permitted to include in your relocation. These items will need to be appropriately handled prior to your pack and load date. If there is an item you are unsure about and it is not included in the list below, please let us know.

Hazardous Materials
This includes any items that are flammable, corrosive or explosive.

Examples include:

  • Sterno
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Household Batteries
  • Matches
  • Aerosols
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Kerosene
  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Darkroom Chemicals
  • Gasoline
  • Ammonia
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Propane/Propane Tanks
  • Nail Polish
  • Motor Oil
  • Fireworks
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Car Batteries
  • Charcoal
  • Liquid Bleach
  • Fertilizer
  • Charcoal Lighter
  • Paints (latex & oil-based)
  • Pesticides
  • Ammunition
  • Paint Thinner
  • Poisons (weed killer)
  • Lamp Oils

Perishables –
Any food, plants or living things that may die or spoil in transit. *

Examples include:

  • Frozen Food
  • Refrigerated Food
  • Produce
  • Plants
  • Open or half-used foods
  • Food without adequate preservation

* For shipments moving less than 150 miles and delivered within 24 hours of pickup, some exceptions can be made.

Note: You should empty your refrigerators and freezers and keep appliance doors open for at least 24 hours in advance of loading. This will allow appliances to dry out and prevent any mold growth.

Items of Personal Importance/Sentimental Value (Suggested)
Items we include in this third category can create problems in the event of your shipment be delayed or items lost. Though this is a rare event with Gemini Moving Services, to be safe we suggest that irreplaceable items and\or items of sentimental value be carried with you instead of being packed with your shipment. Examples include:

  • Airline Tickets
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Prescription Medicine
  • Car Keys
  • Stocks
  • Computer Discs
  • Cell Phones
  • Bonds
  • Address Books
  • IRAs
  • Jewelry
  • Laptop Computers
  • Financial Documents
  • Family Photographs
  • Checkbooks
  • Deeds
  • Wedding Albums
  • Cash
  • Car Titles
  • Personal Videotapes
  • School Records
  • Professional Files
  • VCRs & Stereos
  • Medical & Dental
  • Records
  • Insurance Policies (Life/Auto/Home, etc.)
  • Documents Pertaining to Your New Home
  • Keys to Furniture, Safe, Home