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Moving Valuation Coverage

Moving liability coverage can be complicated to wrap your mind around. We understand that and have used our expertise to put together this guide on moving valuation coverage. This covers everything you will need to understand how you can be covered during your move. 

We often hear people ask, “What is moving valuation coverage?”, and while this can be difficult to understand, it’s incredibly important to learn before your move. Having this understanding is key to gaining peace of mind for your moving process. Here are some of the key pieces of info that you need to understand moving valuation coverage: 

Full Value Protection 

If you want to get the most coverage possible, choose Full Value Protection. While this comes at a charge to you, you receive complete replacement coverage for each of your items. 

By choosing Fully Value Protection for your move, we will, at our discretion, offer the following for any items that are damaged or lost:

  • Repair the damaged item.
  • Replace the damaged or lost item with a similar one.
  • Provide a cash settlement for the cost of replacing or repairing the item.

The upfront cost of Full Value Protection may vary due to a number of factors. If you are interested in learning more about this coverage plan, speak to a friendly Turner Moving & Storage representative.

Limited Valuation Coverage

Also known as Released Value Protection, Limited Valuation Coverage is the plan that you will get if you don’t sign up for Full Value Protection. The best part about this plan is that it comes at no cost to you. 

With this plan, we take on the liability of no more than 60 cents per pound per article. That means that, with Limited Valuation Coverage, you are covered based on the weight of the item, not on the value of the item. 

So, if you choose this coverage plan, an item that weighs 10 pounds will be covered for $6, even if the item is valued well above that.

Articles of Extraordinary Value

Not all items are covered in the same way. Articles of Extraordinary Value are higher value items, specifically ones that are valued at over $100 per pound, and must be identified and listed. 

Here are some of the common Articles of Extraordinary Value: 

  • Jewelry
  • Fine Art
  • Fur Clothing
  • Tech

For your move, you will need to fill out a High-Value Inventory Sheet for any items that fit this category that you want to move. If you have any questions, ask your friendly Turner Moving & Storage representative. If you aren’t sure exactly what the value of an item is or if it qualifies, we suggest getting a professional appraiser. 

Ask Questions or Start Your Move with Turner

Our staff and crew are well-versed in the in-and-outs of moving valuation. By trusting Turner Moving & Storage, you are trusting the experts who can help you avoid any confusion.

We understand if you still have questions or simply want to learn more about how you’re covered during your move. That is why we ensure that our staff is ready and able to speak with you on the phone about our moving valuation. You can reach us by calling (707) 255-8600.

If you’re interested in moving, send in a request for your free moving estimate. It’s simple, all you have to do is fill out our quick online form.

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How Do I Know Which Movers are Trustworthy?

With how big the moving industry is, it can be pretty difficult to determine who the best moving company is for you. Here are some of the key things to look for when researching a moving company:

  • Badges: Look to see if they have any certifications or if they are accredited by the BBB. These will also show you if they have won any awards for top service.
  • Experience: You may want to avoid movers that are relatively new. Experience is key to a good move. This could be listed anywhere on the site, but the most surefire location is in their About Us page.
  • Reviews: Find online reviews. If a moving company has less than a 4-star average rating on their Google Reviews, there is most likely an issue there.
  • Family-Owned and Operated: This is always a big plus. Not only will this help you avoid shady moving companies, but it will also help you avoid ones that are too big to genuinely care about your move.

The only way to know for sure is to do in-depth research. As you narrow down your list, look more and more into these aspects of the company to find the best one for you.

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