10 Jan 2019
Steps to Make Updating Your Home Inventory Easier

Try out these suggestions to simplify the process of updating your home inventory.

At the beginning of every year, there are certain tasks homeowners need to take care of. One of the things you’ll want to tackle this year is updating your home inventory. While this is an undeniably tedious task, there are some suggestions that you can try to make the process go smoothly. Here are some of those tips.

  • Take Your Time

First things first, it’s important you do not rush through your inventory update. When you try to speed up the process, there is a greater chance of making mistakes and forgetting to add important items. Additionally, when you try to tackle the entire update all at once, it can be overwhelming and stressful. Rather than taking this approach, take your time updating your inventory and spread this project out over several days.

  • Tackle a Room at a Time

As you work through your update, go room by room. This will help you stay organized during your update as well as help you keep track of your progress. Additionally, because you are tackling a more limited amount of space, you are far less likely to forget important items that you have acquired during the previous year.

  • Delete Old Items

As you add new items to your inventory, you also need to go back and delete the old items you have discarded or replaced during the year. Removing these items from your inventory will ensure it is up-to-date and will make your inventory much easier to navigate in the event of a claim.

These are some of our suggestions to make updating your home inventory a bit easier. Do you have additional questions regarding your home inventory or insurance coverage? If so, contact the experts at Weaver & Associates in Arcadia, California for assistance today.