HOUSEHOLD LIST OF ITEMS BEFORE MOVING

Even if you have carefully packed all your belongings and made sure that you have left nothing behind, there is still the possibility that things may disappear between your old house and the new room. When hiring moving companies, it is even more important that you check that everything has arrived before signing up on the moving bill of lading. Do not let that happen to you. Before you change clothes, it is important to know what exactly you got moved. To make sure, we have created the household list of items before moving.

1. How to keep a packing and household list

This list can also be kept in emergencies, such as a fire or other natural disaster. It can also help if your house should be broken in. Serial numbers and good descriptions can help restore your items. Keep in mind that if you hire a moving company to move your belongings, you will also receive a record of what you have moved and a list that you will refer to when you move you to your new home. You should mark all your articles and write down what the article is before it leaves your home. While this list serves as a good reference for what your movers have moved, it does not detail what was packed in each box or bag. That's why a household list is so important.

2. Take copies of all important documents

If you do not have electronic copies, make sure you receive copies of your records such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, wills, insurance policies, certificates, and so on. Keep the originals and copies separately. Originals should change with you as you travel to your new home while copies can be moved with the rest of your household items.

3. Take a record of your things

This can be done quickly and easily with a video camera or the camera of your phone. If you choose one of the methods, create an audio diary with it or add notes to the photos to remember when it was purchased and how much it's worth. It is probably best to record how much you have paid for the item and let the insurance agency determine its value. If you're using a video camera, have someone help you by holding objects, opening doors and drawers to make sure you get a full record.

4. Use an existing list of household items

You can also create a written record using an existing list provided by your insurance company or a simple notepadş. Note again when you purchased the item and how much you paid for it. Also, note serial numbers or other characteristics just in case if you lose them.

5. Take pictures of all your belongings

Depending on what you own, you will photograph or describe most of your items. Even clothing, kitchenware, and workshop tools should be included, especially if a value is attached. This will also help the moving companies if some of your items are missing. You can follow their steps to check with other customers if your items can be found.

6. Copy the list

After completing your documentation, make copies of the list, videotapes, and/or digital photos. Keep copies with a friend or relative while keeping the original copy. This will ensure that you can find a copy even if you lose the original.

7. Use the list to get an accurate moving quote

Finally, use your household list for the moving companies to get a more accurate estimate of what your move will cost. In addition, this will also help you to determine if you have additional move insurance to what is offered by your domestic worker or home insurance.

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