A home inventory can be an extremely useful document especially during the process of a move. Taking an inventory and recording exactly where items go as they are packed, can be an essential part of any major move. If you are planning on moving over a long distance, it can be very easy to forget exactly what you may have packed and the order that it was packed in. If you use Denver Moving for your packing services we can provide a home inventory and packing inventory as we go. Here are some tips for creating your own home inventory if you pack by yourself.
- Make copies of all important documents: documents that you have kept over years can sometimes get lost during a move. Making copies of things like marriage certificates, wills, policies, deeds and marriage certificates and then keeping them with a trusted family member or friend can make sure that you have access to everything important even after the move.
- Use your phone: Using your phone you can quickly record all of the items in your home. With the help of technology you could be creating an audio list of all of the items as you pack them as well as take a picture of each box for an inventory of the order that you pack each item. Create picture references as well as a list of every item in your home.
- Think of multiple copies: creating many copies of your inventory list will make sure that you always have one on hand or that each member of your family will have an inventory list for the unpacking process.
- Help the movers: by creating an inventory list before your move you can get a more accurate quote for the cost of your move as well as if it’s recommended you get any extra moving insurance.
Use these tips for inventory planning for your move.