September is National Preparedness Month. The Federal Emergency Maintenance Association (FEMA) coordinate over 30,000 members and 2,000 events around the United States to help people know what it means to be prepared for any emergency. This Preparedness Community is a collaborative community where others share support and information in an effort to understand emergency preparedness. While this group also announces over 2,000 events nationwide that helps others become educated about hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, forest fires, house fires, and so much more. Read More
With National Preparedness Month right around the corner, it’s time to take care of your home and family for unexpected events. Fifty nine percent of homeowners do not have a home inventory and most homeowners who have a home inventory do not regularly update their home inventory. Here are five reasons a home inventory is a good thing. Read More
On August 10 it is National Yard Sale Day. A perfect day to get your unused or time to move on objects out of your home. In order to get yard sales going, you need some friendly tips.
Know what you want to sell or remove from your home. Read More
According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), home insurance companies pay more than $150 billion each year in claims from policyholders. These claims are for damages caused by fires, tornadoes, robberies, dog bites, falls and other covered events. Having a home inventory makes sure you won’t get shortchanged if you need to tap into part of that $150 billion. Here are four reasons why a home inventory helps with an insurance claim.
Moving can be a very stressful time. Getting your possessions packed and ready to go while also figuring out what you need for your next home adds more to your move. Determining what to keep and sell or donate adds more effort to moving. One thing that can help you when you do arrive at your new home, is to create an inventory. This inventory tracks the items you moved into your home called possessions.
Take photos and descriptions of your belongings to help you recall what you decided to move into your new home. These photos can also help you place the items in each area of your new home for easy unpacking. Taking a home inventory can also help you understand what you might need for the new home. It can also help you identify what new projects or design fun you would like conduct in the new home.
Taking a home inventory can be as simple as taking photos or a video. Or you can add as much detail as you like. Details like make and model numbers while also tracking manuals. Using HomeZada to track your home inventory can be done by simply taking a video. This video can be uploaded it in the property documents section of HomeZada. Or you can take photos using your camera phones and the HomeZada app. Or you can add as many details to the description like make, model or even manufacturer of your possessions as you like. And tracking manuals and other hard copy documents now just became easier. By including the information in one central location, you now know where everything is. This gives you the ability to recycle all your unwanted paper.
Managing your home inventory, necessary information and documents about your home and it’s possessions in a cloud based solution like HomeZada can help you make your moving process more organized.