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November 06, 2018

Items to Keep with You When Moving to Dallas

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

Among the most challenging elements of moving is usually the effort of securely transporting your mementos and valuables. There’s no doubt the fact that the anxiety of ensuring these important objects remain free from harm may be one of the most challenging elements of your entire process.

While you might be inclined to simply bring along everything in your personal car/truck cab (clothing, personal items, electronic products, and so forth.), it is important to bear in mind that the large majority of your belongings have a small risk of being damaged or lost during a professional move to Dallas.

In addition, choosing the standard moving package supplied by most professional movers will most likely mean that you end up getting “basic liability” protection which covers your goods (with more coverage frequently offered at an extra expense.) With your possessions insured in case of loss or damages, you will more than likely only want to pay additional care to components of irreplaceable or sentimental significance, for instance scarce family heirlooms.

The below guide will aim to give you suggestions about those possessions that you ought to keep with you for your peace of mind. Compiling a small list of essential belongings to keep on your person over the move gives you reassurance and save you a good dose of moving day worry:


Its fair to say that all truly irreplaceable valuables in your possession should be kept close by during your move, preferably. This can be a relatively easy endeavor when when it comes to trinkets, lockets, and the like. However, many movers may find themselves with antique household furniture and other valuable items that are on the larger or more heavy side of the spectrum.

If you find yourself having an important object that's way too sizeable to stay with you during your move, “maximum value” coverage (or a corresponding mover’s insurance plan) will most likely become your best choice. Additionally be sure to point out any items of special worth or fragile quality to your movers, to enable them to be sure to prepare the best accommodations.


There is a good chance that you may be part of the countless households which have a relatively great quantity of snap shots. Though many have gone mainly digital in their photography, a teeming quantity of actual photograph albums continue to tend to be normal for many.

Actual pictures of true significance can include baby pictures, commencement photographs, etc. It is important as you prepare your move to think about which pictures in your gallery have immediate importance, and think about loading them carefully into a moderate sized suitcase or the like to remain with you during your trek.

Personal Items

Traveling light is usually a relief, but there are particular things you’ll need to be certain to carry on you in any move.These can include significant documentation/paperwork, legal records, real estate deeds, vehicle registration, and verifications of identity, such as social security cards and licenses.

If there is any plan mix-up, you will not want to get to your new location devoid of crucial documents required to start your latest undertaking! Besides the essentials such as your driver’s license and bank cards, you'll want to always keep these items on-hand also, to circumvent any chance for them getting misplaced during your moving shuffle.

And, if you are ready to commence planning your move to Dallas, 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
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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