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June 11, 2020

4 Tips for Moving Priceless Items Securely During a Relocation

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving is often a reality of life, however it is not devoid of its stress, even if you do not have valuable collectibles, art, or perhaps musical instruments. However moving to Tulsa comes with that much additional stress and anxiety for many who own items that are not replaceable. These tips can help alleviate a part of that anxiousness.

To start with, slow down. Rushing may bring about reckless mistakes. Pack in stages and make certain that you've got enough time.

Before anything is packed, make an inventory (your professional movers in Tulsa will make an inventory, but it is probably not as detailed). A photo inventory verifies that an item arrived in the same state as it departed. Also it can serve as proof if you must file a claim. Obtain pics from several angles. Take shots of the packaging and cardboard boxes.

Small Items

Keep small valuable items such as jewelry or even small electronics together with you to steer clear of them being inadvertently misplaced because of their small size. Take these belongings inside your carry-on when you're flying. Steer clear of placing valuables inside checked baggage since they can potentially disappear without a trace. When you are traveling to your new home by car or truck, maintain valuable items in a small handbag or rucksack that you could pick up whenever you take a break to shop, to eat, or utilize the facilities. Always try to have these belongings along with you whenever you can.

In the same manner, keep medicines, coins and currency, furs, important paperwork, pics, and sentimental belongings on your person.

Packing Art, Antiques, and Chandeliers

Utilizing custom made boxes for television sets, stemware, works of art, and other hard-to-pack belongings could cost extra beforehand but can save lots of stress and cash in the long run. Your moving company could most likely supply boxes of many varied shapes and sizes, when you realize that you need them. Or, some individuals keep the original cartons which these things came in to reuse during moves, which can be optimal.

For chandeliers, take note of the set up ahead of removing any bulbs. A straightforward chandelier can have detachable components wrapped and rest upon a thick layer of padding at the bottom of a crate which is a couple of inches larger than the chandelier before padding is placed around it. If strands and also crystals can be taken off, they should be wrapped in paper. Chandeliers which require hanging should be packed inside a custom made crate with every crystal wrapped in paper to prevent harm. Speak to your professional mover in Tulsa about the best way to relocate your chandelier.

Pick the Best Packaging

Upon packing your valuable items, give the box an exceedingly gentle shake. If anything shifts, increase the amount of packing material. Bubble wrap is preferable to packing peanuts since it is less apt to shift. You may use towels to fill empty space. Likewise, you'll want to add more packaging if the top can cave in. When the box is securely closed, label it as "Fragile."

Talk to your moving company in Tulsa concerning all belongings which may be required to have a special crate made in an effort to safely and securely move the item. Movers commonly work together with 3rd party businesses in order to get items adequately crated for transportation.

Even with safety measures set up, insurance is certainly a must. Speak to your moving company in Tulsa and your homeowner’s insurance company relating to your choices to make sure that you have ample coverage throughout your move.

Finally, after the moving company in Tulsa has unloaded the truck, make sure to assess the goods and compare them to the pictures you've taken before the movers leave, this means unpacking the belongings right away. Record notes on the paperwork and snap photographs of the potential issues, including photographs of damaged packaging.

Isn't it time to move? Get in touch with A-1 Freeman Moving Group to get moving.


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The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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