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Deciphering Moversí Inventory Sheets
Inventory sheets represent all of the items that you plan on having moved. The mover notes the condition at origin of each of your items. All pre-existing conditions of your furniture, however minor, are indicated for the mover's protection.
The movers are not liable for the boxes that you packed yourself. They cannot verify the contents of the boxes. However, each box is numbered as part of your shipment and the origin condition of each box is noted.
The mover will write up your inventory sheet on the day of your move so accompany him as he makes his notations of your furniture. If you do not agree with what he writes, discuss it with him first. Remember that no furniture is pristine. If you strongly object, contact the moving company.
Don't sign anything until you are in full agreement with what is written. This sheet may help support any damage claims that you may file.
You will be provided with a copy of the inventory sheet. You should use it when you receive your items at your new place. It will help you verify that all of your items have been delivered.
Terms found on mover's inventory sheets: Other terms:
BE- Bent
BR- Broken
BU- Burned
CH- Chipped
CU- Contents & condition unknown
D- Dented
F- Faded
G- Gouged
L- Loose
M- Marred
Ml- Mildew
MO- Moth eaten
R- Rubbed
RU- Rusted
SC- Scratched
SH- Short
SO- Soiled
T- Torn
W- Badly worn
Z- Cracked
1. Arm
2. Bottom
3. Corner
4. Front
5. Left
6. Leg
7. Rear
8. Right
9. Side
10. Top
11. Veneer
12. Edge
13. Center
14. Seat
15. Drawer
16. Inside
17. Outside
18. Door
How the indications appear on the sheet:
# Item Origin Condition
1 Coffee Table 5, 6, CH, 10, SC
(this means that the left leg of the table is chipped and the top is scratched)
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