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The Best Home Inventory Apps

November 18, 2022

We’ve all been in situations where we can’t locate something and end up pulling the house apart. And as is usually the case, we’re met with a garage or loft full of boxes with no labels. It’s probably time to start thinking of thoroughly decluttering your home, even though you have a mammoth task to organise.

There’s always a way to make life more manageable now, and technology has provided us with a cheap and easy way to create an inventory. You can update and save with minimal effort by downloading a home inventory app. They’re vital tools for moving home, preparing items for storage, or organising their home.

Creating a Home Inventory – Why is it Important?

The general reason for checklists or any list is because of a particular task we need to do. Home inventory lists are a great way of organising your possessions and other household appliances. This helps when you know what items are in your home and where to locate them. Furthermore, they’re necessary for anyone moving or planning on using storage.

Insurance companies always ask for detailed lists for contents insurance. If you have all that information on an inventory list, you’ll save yourself a lot of time by having it prepared. You can send a digital copy of your inventory to your insurance broker and have them update your policy.

And best of all, you don’t need to do everything manually. There are so many home inventory templates online, and if you want something even better, you can download a home inventory app for your mobile phone. So, it’s time to catalogue your belongings without a pen and paper or a clunky Word document.

The Best Home Inventory Apps

Some home inventory apps are free to download, while others require a small, once-off payment. Likely, you’ll never pay more than a couple of pounds for one, making them affordable and convenient. Some fantastic features make cataloguing your possessions straightforward and easier to share than a document.

Here are a few you should check out –

Encircle is free, and it’s available for iPhone and Android devices and allows you to document your items visually, which you can add notes to. It’s perfect for home inventory purposes, and landlords and insurance companies use the app to streamline their inventory process.

Home Inventory is an award-winning app that does it all, even down to allowing users to upload receipts and proof of purchase, related warranty documents and even user manuals. It can be used for things like contents insurance and even for estate planning purposes.

Smart Inventory System comes with a free and subscription option. You can use it offline, so you’re not beholden to having Wi-Fi or data on to use it. It has QR code compatibility and is user-friendly, so you won’t have to be tech-savvy to work it.

Matlock Storage – the Best Storage and Moving Tips

At Matlock, we always encourage our customers to try and organise their possessions as much as possible. It saves a lot of time and effort for insurance, and you always have a good idea of when certain appliances may need maintenance. For things like insurance claims, a home inventory app is a perfect way to share this information. With the additional advantage of having a visual plan of your contents, it’s an excellent way to provide information on circumstances of break-ins and theft.

Matlock Storage has a variety of storage units you can choose from, so if you need to store something small at ten square feet up to two hundred square feet, we have the self storage unit to fit your requirements. We offer weekly contracts, discount packages like our Price Match Guarantee, Free Move-in Van, long-term rental discounts and weekly manager’s specials.

The Matlock Storage team builds close relationships with our customers. We believe that it’s this level of personal service that has helped us create the best self storage packages available. Our customers know our staff, and they can discuss any additional requirements they might have. By listening to our customers, we can provide a holistic range of services to suit everyone’s needs.

Click here to request a free online quotation, or you can contact us directly to discuss our range of services. We’ll also give you more tips on the best storage and moving tips.