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November 06, 2018

Items to Keep with You When Moving to Houston

Moving - Items to keep with youBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

On the list of toughest elements of moving is often the attempt of securely transporting your mementos and valuables. There’s no question that the stress of making sure these precious items stay safe and secure generally is one of the hardest elements of your complete process.

While you may be inclined to simply take along all things in your personal vehicle/truck cab (clothes, personal things, electronic products, and so forth.), it’s important to bear in mind that the substantial majority of your belongings run a minimal risk of being damaged or lost throughout a professional move to Houston.

In addition, opting for the typical moving package provided by a great many professional movers will frequently indicate that you receive “basic liability” safeguards that covers your things (with more protection frequently sold at a supplementary cost.) With your items insured in case of loss or damage, you'll more than likely only want to pay additional care to pieces of irreplaceable or emotional significance, for instance rare family heirlooms.

The subsequent guide will aim to give you tips on those possessions that you should keep with you for your peace of mind. Generating a list of irreplaceable things to keep on your person during the move will provide you with reassurance and save you an additional amount of moving day stress:


Its fair to say that all absolutely irreplaceable belongings in your ownership should be maintained close by throughout your move, most certainly. This can be a relatively easy endeavor when relating to trinkets, lockets, etc. However, many movers could find themselves with collectible pieces of furniture and other important items that are on the bulkier or heavier side of the spectrum.

If you find yourself having an essential item that is way too big to remain with you during your move, “maximum value” protection (or a corresponding mover’s insurance policy) is likely to be your smartest choice. Also be certain to point out any items of special significance or delicate quality to the movers, to enable them to be sure to ready the proper accommodations.


There’s a good chance that you might be part of the countless families which have a relatively great quantity of snap shots. Though many have gone largely digital in their picture taking, a expansive quantity of tangible photo albums continue to tend to be the norm for quite a few.

Tangible pictures of true value can include baby photos, graduation photos, etc. It is recommended during your move to carefully consider which photographs in your assortment hold immediate magnitude, and think about loading them delicately into a moderate sized suitcase or the like to remain with you during your journey.

Personal Effects

Traveling light may be a relief, but there are certain things you will need to be sure to keep on you in any move.These can include valuable documentation/paperwork, legal documentation, property or home deeds, automobile registration, and verifications of identity, such as social security cards and licenses.

In the instance of any schedule mix-up, you won’t want to get to your new place without having crucial information needed to start your latest endeavor! Besides the essentials like your driver’s license and bank cards, be sure to keep these items on-hand also, to circumvent any chance of them getting misplaced throughout your moving shuffle.

And, if you are ready to begin planning your move to Houston, give A-1 Freeman a call! We can make the entire process less stressful from start to finish.


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The Mickelson Family
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