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7 Ways to Protect Your Belongings During a Move

7 Ways to Protect Your Belongings During a Move

February 15, 2019

Moving is exciting, yet stressful. Just think about it as the next chapter of your life! Keeping your items safe and secure when you hire a moving company in New Orleans is very important while moving; no matter if you are moving across the town or state. Here is a list of ideas to keep your items protected during the move.

1. Secure the Valuable Items First
Remember that only you or your trusted ones should move the bank records, depository, computer, cell phone, jewelry, or other important items while moving. You might not want others to have a look at your personal documents, too. Keeping them with you will prevent them from getting lost among the boxes you have packed.

2. Theft Prevention
It is not a good idea to post or share selfies of your valuables on social media. It might sound like common sense, but this is one method the thieves use to go to your home and attempt to burglarize. Stay off social media for the duration of your move; it is nobody’s business except yours.

3. Take Inventory
Keep a record of all the belongings that you are moving with. You can take quick photos of the items before putting them in the boxes. Make sure your Slidell moving company has a physical copy of the list, if needed. This will come in handy for insurance purposes.

4. Speaking of Insurance…
Your moving company might promise you the full value replacement for anything they break or damage. Yet, you should take precaution and sign up for ‘full value replacement insurance’ with your private insurer, just to be on the safe side.

5. Packing Well
Before you move, pack your belongings with the best suppliers, so that you can move simply and painlessly. Use sturdy boxes, heavy-duty tape and mark each box clearly with the room it should go in to ensure the security of your items.

6. Oversee the Movers
If you are using a Covington moving company, you can help them by politely offering instructions. Stay out of their way, but be available in case they have questions about any of your belongings that are pre-packed and ready to load on the moving truck.

7. Respect Goes a Long Way
It goes without saying that your Louisiana moving company will be happy if you treat them with respect. Keep communications on a professional level and your LA movers will also go the extra mile to ensure your valuable items make it safely to their destination.

Atmosphere Movers can help you move anywhere in Louisiana. Call 866-766-8363 to get an estimate today, and get moving!

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