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November 06, 2018

Items to Keep with You When Moving to El Paso

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

On the list of most challenging parts of moving is generally the attempt of safely transporting your keepsakes and valuables. There is no question the fact that the stress of being sure these cherished items stay safe may be one of the hardest elements of your entire process.

Whilst you might be tempted to simply bring along all things in your own vehicle/pickup truck cab (garments, personal belongings, electronic products, and so on.), it’s crucial to bear in mind that the vast bulk of your possessions have a small risk of getting harmed or lost during a professional move to El Paso.

Additionally, selecting the usual moving package offered by most professional movers will frequently indicate that you get “basic liability” safeguards that covers your things (with increased protection typically sold at a supplementary charge.) With your possessions insured in the event of loss or damages, you'll most likely only want to pay special care to pieces of irreplaceable or emotional worth, for instance unique family heirlooms.

The subsequent guide will attempt to provide you with recommendations on those items that you ought to keep with you for your peace of mind. Compiling a list of critical things to keep on your person throughout the move offers you reassurance and save you a good amount of moving day worry:


It goes without saying that all genuinely irreplaceable items in your possession should be maintained within sight during your move, if possible. This is usually a not too difficult process when relating to trinkets, lockets, etc. But, many movers might find themselves with old pieces of furniture as well as other valuable items that are on the bigger or more heavy side of the spectrum.

If you find yourself with an imperative piece that is simply too large to remain on you during your move, “maximum value” protection (or a corresponding mover’s protection plan) will most likely become your best option. Be sure to note any items of special significance or fragile quality to your movers, to enable them to make sure to ready the appropriate accommodations.


There is a strong possibility that you may be part of the countless households which have a very large quantity of photos. Though more and more have gone mainly digital in their picture taking, a teeming quantity of tangible photo albums remain to tend to be the norm for many people.

Physical pictures of legitimate value can include infant photographs, graduation photographs, etc. It is necessary during your move to carefully consider which photos in your gallery hold immediate importance, and think about packing them carefully in a moderate sized suitcase or the like to remain with you on your trek.

Personal Effects

Traveling light can be a relief, yet there are specific belongings you will want to be sure to carry on you in any move.These normally include valuable documentation/paperwork, legal documents, property or home deeds, motor vehicle registration, and verifications of identification, such as social security cards and licenses.

In the event of any schedule mix-up, you will not want to arrive in your new place without having crucial documentation necessary to kick off your latest venture! Beyond the fundamentals like your driver’s license and bank cards, you'll want to keep these items on-hand as well, to avoid any chance of them getting misplaced throughout your moving shuffle.

And, if you are ready to begin planning your move to El Paso, give A-1 Freeman a call! We promise to 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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