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Packed items for storage.

What are common non-storable items?

If you have moved before, you are well aware of how complicated this entire process can be. More often than not, you may need extra space for some of your items. However, you may be wondering, what are some of the common non-storable items? Well, this is the right article for you. We will talk about the importance of storage as well as which items are non-storable. Furthermore, we are going to mention why it is so important to hire reliable movers such as U.Santini Moving & Storage when relocating. Let us begin by listing and explaining the most common items that you cannot store inside a storage unit.

Common non-storable items

Flammable items

The first kind of items that we have on this list may be a bit obvious and self-explanatory. However, since these items are not allowed to be stored and can be quite dangerous, we have to go over them. Flammable items that can combust and cause a fire are not to be stored inside a storage unit. The most notable items on this list include items such as gasoline, propane, paint thinner, acetone, and kerosene. If you do have these items in your household inventory, you will have to find a different place to store them while you are moving. When moving, it is important to create a checklist of your inventory. Read here about the importance of inventory when moving. Notify your movers if you have sensitive items such as flammable items in your inventory. They will know how to handle these items safely while they pack and transport them to your new home.

Flammable items as common non-storable items.
When it comes to common non-storable items, flammable items are on the top of the list.

Foods and other perishables

There are many different types of perishables. The majority of food items are not allowed in storage units. If you do plan on storing some foods inside a storage unit, you will have to come up with a new plan. The problem with these items is the fact that they can spoil. Spoiled items can lead to some long-term problems within the entire storage facility. Since many New York storage facilities can be used long-term, foods and other similar perishables are not allowed to avoid potential damage.

Explosive items, weapons, and ammunition

This is quite logical and understandable why all of these items are non-storable. However, we still have to mention them. Any item that is left inside a storage unit such as an explosive material, ammunition, or a weapon that can go off, is all considered contraband. In case you have these items in your household inventory, you have to find a safe and secure way of packing and transporting them during your move.

Live plants and pets

Another common thing that you can never store inside a storage unit, not even for a day, is your live plants and pets. With plants, there is a risk of them drying out and potentially causing a bad odor. Additionally, they can attract insects. A storage unit is no place for live plants and of course, pets. Relocation with pets can be difficult, but putting them inside a storage unit is not a solution nor is it allowed. That is why public storage New York and all of the other storage units are only there for regular items from your household inventory such as furniture, clothing, etc.

A woman surrounded by plants.
You cannot put live plants and pets in storage units.

Various cleaning supplies and hazardous materials

There are many cleaning supplies that we used every day. Mops, sponges, gloves, etc. are all allowed. However, do not put chemical cleaning supplies in storage units. They can be potentially hazardous for the entire storage unit facility. Think about using these supplies before your move. Use them after you pack your inventory to clean your old home. Other hazardous materials on this list may include items such as:

  • Bleach.
  • Insectoids and pesticides.
  • Paint and paint thinners.
  • Ammonia.
  • Roofing tar.

Why are storage units important for the relocation process?

Now that we have covered some of the most common and basic items and things that you cannot store, let’s talk about the importance of having a storage unit. When moving, you may need to find more space for some of your items. Perhaps you cannot move them immediately or you are waiting to sell them. Either way, storage units are perfect if you need extra space during a move. However, you also have to find a good storage unit that will fit the needs of your type of relocation. So, let us take a look at some of the features that you should look for in a storage unit.

What are the things to look for when renting a storage unit?

There are many different storage units. Most of them have the same list of items that we have listed that are not allowed to be stored. However, when it comes to your regular inventory, how do you know you have chosen the right storage unit? Well, a reliable storage unit should contain a certain number of key features. For example, ask about the level of security, guards, and keys before you put valuable items inside a storage unit in a large area such as New York City. Furthermore, ask about the exact size of the storage unit. Finally, consider the level of maintenance. A well-maintained storage unit means a well-protected inventory.

Hire reliable movers to help you with storage and relocation

Relocation, as mentioned before, is a complicated process. You have to deal with many moving-related tasks, sometimes multiple at once. To make things easier and to have a smoother relocation process, you should contact reliable movers. There are many benefits that come with hiring professionals who offer numerous moving services Brooklyn at affordable prices.

Packed items on a moving truck.
Hire professional movers to assist you with your storage and overall relocation process.

To sum up

In conclusion, we have listed some of the most common non-storable items. We also explained the importance of having a storage unit during a move. Go through your inventory list and check to see if you have times that are not allowed in storage units. You have to find a different way to pack and transport these items if you do. With good organization, a good moving plan, and reliable movers, you are sure to store your items successfully and relocate in no time to your new home!


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