Are You Ready to Move?

Moving can be a very exciting time. Whether you are moving across the country or just down the block, it is important to make sure that everything is in order before you move into your new home. Keep this checklist in mind to help make the move as easy as possible.

  • Take inventory of all of your belongings. Make sure to list everything that you own, along with their value.
  • Collect all of your important paperwork, such has medical records and insurance policies, and store them in a safe and accessible place.
  • Call your insurance agent to discuss the new insurance policies that you many need when you move. You may be able to work with the same agent if you are not moving out of state, or you may need a new agent to take care of your needs.
  • Make sure that your current homeowners insurance policy will provide enough protection in case your belongings are damaged during a move.
  • Send in a change of address to the post office.
  • Make arrangement to disconnect the utilities at your current home, and to set up the utilities at your new home.
  • Make sure that your belongings are secure and locked up during the moving process to ensure that they are not damaged.
  • If you are using a moving company, make sure to check their insurance policy to be sure that it provides enough coverage. If it does not, look into investing into a more comprehensive policy that will provide the proper amount of insurance that is needed.

For all of your insurance coverage needs when moving in the Orland Park, Illinois area, contact the insurance professionals at Gee Schussler  Insurance Agency. As an independent insurance agency, we can make sure that you have the most comprehensive insurance policies that will provide the best coverage, all at the right price.