4 Tips for Moving Priceless Items Without Incident During a Relocation

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

Moving may be a fact of life, but it is not free of its worry, even if you do not own valuable vintage items, art, or maybe musical instruments. But moving to Tulsa contains that much additional anxiousness for people who have belongings that are not replaceable. These tips might help alleviate a bit of that stress.
 

First, slow down. Hurrying can lead to reckless mistakes. Pack in stages and ensure that you have got enough time.

Before anything is packed, make an inventory (your professional movers in Tulsa will create an inventory, but it is probably not as comprehensive). A picture inventory verifies that the item arrived in the same state as it departed. And it could serve as verification if you need to file a claim. Take pics from a few angles. Take photos of the packaging and cardboard boxes.

Small Stuff

Keep small valuable items like jewelry as well as small electronics along with you to avoid them being accidentally lost because of their small size. Bring these items inside your carry-on when you're flying. Steer clear of putting valuables inside checked luggage because they can simply disappear without a trace. When you are traveling to your new house by automobile, put valuable items in a small bag or rucksack that you could grab any time you take a moment to shop, to eat, or utilize the facilities. Certainly try to have these things along with you whenever you can.

In the same manner, always keep medicines, coins and cash, furs, essential paperwork, pics, and sentimental belongings on your person.

Packing Artwork, Collectibles, and Chandeliers

Utilizing custom made containers for tvs, stemware, paintings, along with other hard-to-pack things might cost more beforehand but can save lots of headache and cash in the long run. Your moving company could most likely supply cartons of different sizes, in the event you find that you need to have them. Or, some people keep the original cartons which these items came in to reuse during moves, and that is great.

For chandeliers, take note of the set up prior to taking off any bulbs or pieces. A simpler chandelier might have removable pieces wrapped and rest upon a dense layer of padding in the bottom of a crate that is a couple of inches larger than the chandelier before padding is positioned around it. If strands and also crystals can be taken off, they need to be wrapped in paper. Chandeliers that require hanging should be packed inside a custom made crate with every crystal wrapped in paper to avoid damage. Talk to your professional mover in Tulsa concerning the safest strategy to move your chandelier.

Select the Right Packaging

Right after packing your valuables, give the box a VERY soft shake. If anything moves around, increase the packing material. Bubble wrap is preferable to packing peanuts since it is less prone to shift. You may use towels to occupy empty space. Also, you need to add more packaging if the top can cave in. Once the package is secure, tag it as "Fragile."

Talk to your moving company in Tulsa about all things which may need to have a specific crate constructed to be able to safely move the item. Movers regularly work together with 3rd party organizations in order to get things adequately crated for transport.

Regardless of having safeguards in place, insurance coverage is absolutely important. Talk to your moving company in Tulsa as well as your homeowner’s insurer regarding your choices to make certain you have suitable coverage during your move.

Last but not least, after the moving company in Tulsa has unloaded the truck, ensure that you assess the items and do a comparison to any pictures you've taken before the movers leave, meaning unpacking all those items right away. Write notes on the documents and get pics of any possible issues, which includes photos of damaged packaging.

Isn't it time to move? Contact A-1 Freeman Moving Group to get moving.

 

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