Four Ways to Prevent Theft when Moving

Moving can be a stressful event because there are a lot of things that should be done and your assets need to be taken care of. Having thefts inside the home or during the moving process is the last thing you need. So how do you avoid thefts during moving? Here are four ways to avoid moving day theft.

First of all, you can ask friends or family members to help on your moving day. They can be watchers for the movers and laborers. Of course, these are the people you trust and they will not steal from you. make sure all valuables are boxed away and sealed. Also, if you have very valuable items such as jewellery, watches etc take them in a bag and keep them on your person.

Keeping an inventory of all the stuff you bring out of the house and inside the truck is also one of the four ways to avoid moving day theft. You should have a moving day list for organisational purposes so use it for both purposes. Stay beside the truck as much as possible to watch if everything on the list is getting safely inside the truck and no one puts anything inside their bags or pockets. The third way to prevent thefts is keeping your money safe.

The last of the four ways to avoid moving day theft you should do is to follow the moving truck once it dispatches to the new place. You can drive your own car behind the truck or have someone follow them for you. This will make sure that they will definitely go to the new place and not bring your stuff somewhere else. This will also help in watching the movers bring your stuff inside the new place.

Moving is an extremely stressful process, the last thing you need is theft and loss. The most important thing is to make sure you use a South African moving company with a good reputation – someone you can trust.

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