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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

What Home Inventory Apps Can I Use To Protect My Belongings?

Whether you live in a small apartment or a large home, you need to keep track of the items in your home. Your dwelling could be burgled or struck by any natural disaster. If this happens, the last thing you'll want to do is to figure out which items are missing or destroyed as well as remember where you bought them. When it comes to your assets, you need to know what you have in the event you have to make an insurance claim to recover your belongings. One of the best ways to achieve this is to use one of the many home inventory apps that can help you organize your belongings and calculate the total value of your assets. Not sure where to start? Check out these quick and easy tips to help you choose the best home inventory app for you.

Did you know the average home has over 100,000 items? You may think it's a lot but look at all of the items you have under your roof. Items like clothing, books, and, kitchen utensils take up a lot of room. Don't forget those big-ticket items like your smartphone, tablets, smart TVs, and jewelry. With all of those items in your household, it's hard to keep track of your possessions, not to mention remember where you purchased those items. Also, for many of those items, if you experience a natural disaster, or were robbed, you need to show proof you purchased those items. Luckily there are several apps that allow you to keep track of your stuff, receipts, serial numbers, and photos. Here are some of the apps that can help.

1. My Stuff App. The layout of this app is basic, but i