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November 06, 2018

Items to Keep with You When Moving to Little Rock

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

Among the hardest aspects of moving is generally the effort of safely moving your keepsakes and valuables. There is no doubt the fact that the anxiety of making sure these cherished things remain free from danger generally is one of the most challenging elements of your complete process.

Whilst you may be tempted to simply take with you everything in your own car/pickup truck cab (clothes, personal belongings, electronic products, etc.), it is important to bear in mind that the vast greater part of your possessions have a small likelihood of getting harmed or misplaced in a professional move to Little Rock.

Furthermore, choosing the typical moving package furnished by most professional movers will frequently indicate that you receive “basic liability” security which insures your items (with increased protection commonly sold at a supplementary charge.) With your goods protected in case there is loss or damages, you may more than likely only desire to pay special care to components of irreplaceable or sentimental worth, for instance rare family treasures.

The following information will aim to offer you useful information on those possessions that you ought to keep with you for your peace of mind. Generating a list of essential possessions to keep on your person during the move offers you peace of mind and save you an extra dose of moving day tension:


No need to explain that all absolutely irreplaceable valuables in your ownership should be maintained in close proximity during your move, if possible. This can be a relatively easy endeavor when when it comes to trinkets, lockets, and the like. But, many movers might find themselves with collectible home furnishings and other valuable items that rest on the bulkier or more heavy side of the spectrum.

When you find yourself having an essential object which is way too large to remain with you throughout your move, “maximum value” coverage (or a similar mover’s protection plan) is likely to be your best choice. Be sure to note any pieces of particular significance or delicate quality to the movers, to enable them to make sure to put together the best accommodations.


There’s a strong possibility that you may be part of the many households that have a very large quantity of photos. Though some have gone mostly digital in their images, a teeming number of tangible photograph albums remain to tend to be standard for quite a few.

Actual photographs of legitimate magnitude may include baby photos, commencement portraits, etc. It is recommended during your move to carefully consider which photos in your gallery have immediate importance, and think about loading them carefully in a medium sized suitcase or the like to keep on you during your trip.

Personal Items

Traveling light is usually a relief, but there are certain items you’ll need to be sure to remain with you in any move.These normally include significant documentation/paperwork, legal records, property deeds, vehicle registration, and verifications of identification, including social security cards and licenses.

In the instance of any plan mix-up, you will not want to arrive in your new place without having vital documentation required to begin your newest endeavor! Along with the fundamentals such as your driver’s license and credit cards, you'll want to keep these items on-hand as well, to prevent any chance of them becoming misplaced throughout your moving shuffle.

And, when you are ready to begin planning your move to Little Rock, 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
Best. Move. Ever!
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 distance move.
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