How to move liquids

So, you are wondering how you can pack your liquids? You’ve came to the right place. Handling liquids can be a messy work, especially when you’re trying to relocate them to another home. Broken vessels, spills, and other kinds of occurrences may happen when you’re trying to work with liquids. Here we are going to explore how can you move your liquids without any accidents. So, without further delay, let us begin.

Don’t move large amount of liquids at once

Don’t move all of your liquids at once, especially if you’ll be moving a large amount of liquids. Try not to buy liquids before the moving day, so you don’t have to move them all at the moving day. Most liquids are easy to replace, since most of them are quite cheap and can easily be afforded. Throw away liquids you don’t use. You can even donate some of them like unopened shampoos or new cosmetics. Sometimes it is cheaper to buy new liquids, than having to deal with them while moving. So, pack as few liquids as you can, and don’t be afraid of throwing away things that are easily replaceable. Most of the liquids should remain with you while you are on the move. Moving companies like usually have a list of prohibited liquids they won’t move, like:

box key
Don’t move all of your liquids at once

aerosol cans, bleach, ammonia, nail polish, paint, lighter fluid, fertilizer, fire extinguishers, cleaning solvents, chemistry sets, fuels, oils, kerosene, pool chemicals, poisons, weed killer, propane tanks, rubbing alcohol and so on.

Look out for harmful liquids

Potentially harmful liquids are always best disposed of than moved. Try to dispose of them whether you are moving them by yourself, or a moving company is doing that for you. You should consider what stuff you really need to move. Give away or dispose of the liquids you don’t need.

old pharmacy
Get rid of your old and dangerous liquids carefully

How to throw away liquids

Make sure to dispose of potentially harmful liquids carefully. Don’t flush them in the toilet, or pour them down the drain. Do not throw them down on the ground or into the sewers. Things like cosmetics, medication and other chemicals and cleaning products are especially dangerous for the environment we live in. Ask your friends if they can help you. Contact your county or local waste management to find out how to dispose of unwanted liquids.

Packing liquids

Packing is the biggest part of moving. It is especially true for liquids and for furniture. If you are moving locally or to a nearby place, it’s better to move them yourself, especially if they’re from the list of prohibited liquids. But, if you are moving cross country, it’s necessary to securely pack them so they don’t spill out and ruin your other items. So, use protective materials for your other stuff, and plastic bags for your liquids. Surround your stuff with towels and sponges so the liquids can’t penetrate into them.

Have a nice move!

Related Posts