Items to Keep with You When Moving to Wichita Falls

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

On the list of toughest elements of moving is generally the effort of safely moving your mementos and valuable items. There is no question that the worry of making sure these cherished items stay free from danger can be one of the most challenging components of your complete process.

While you might be inclined to essentially take with you everything in your personal vehicle/truck cab (clothing, personal belongings, electronic devices, etc.), it is crucial to keep in mind that the vast bulk of your belongings run a very low chance of becoming broken or misplaced throughout a professional move to Wichita Falls.

Additionally, picking the normal moving package supplied by many professional movers will most likely mean that you get “basic liability” safeguards that covers your things (with more protection typically sold at an extra expense.) With your possessions covered in the event of loss or damages, you'll in all probability only want to pay extra care to items of irreplaceable or sentimental worth, for instance scarce family treasures.

The following information will attempt to provide you with suggestions about those possessions that you should keep with you for your peace of mind. Compiling a list of irreplaceable possessions to hold on your person throughout the move gives you reassurance and save you an additional dose of moving day anxiety:


It goes without saying that any truly irreplaceable belongings in your ownership ought to be kept in close proximity throughout your move, preferably. This is usually a not too difficult task when when it comes to trinkets, lockets, and the like. But, many movers could find themselves with old furniture along with other valuable items that rest on the bulkier or more heavy side of the spectrum.

When you find yourself with an essential piece that is way too large to stay on you throughout your move, “maximum value” protection (or a equivalent mover’s insurance policy) is likely to turn out to be best option. Be sure to point out any items of particular worth or delicate quality to the movers, to enable them to make sure to put together the proper accommodations.


There is a good chance that you may be part of the many households that have a very large quantity of photos. Though many have gone mainly digital in their photography, a teeming quantity of actual photo albums still tend to be the norm for many.

Actual pictures of true significance might include child pictures, commencement pictures, etc. It is important throughout your move to carefully consider which photographs in your collection have immediate significance, and think about packing them gently in a moderate sized suitcase or the like to keep on you during your journey.

Personal Effects

Traveling light is usually a relief, but there are specific things you will want to be certain to carry on you in any move.These may include significant documentation/paperwork, legal records, property or home deeds, car or truck registration, and verifications of personal identity, like social security cards and licenses.

If there is any schedule mix-up, you will not want to get to your new location without important documents necessary to begin your latest endeavor! Besides the fundamentals like your driver’s license and credit cards, be sure to keep these items on-hand also, to avoid any possibility of them becoming lost throughout your moving shuffle.

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


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