Moving in the New-Normal: Safe Social Distancing Tips for a Move

packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving is an activity that usually cannot be delayed. When it is time to move, you need to create the logistic plans required to get youself and all your property from the current residence to your new house. In the current post-COVID perpetual circumstances, there is an increasing preference to accomplish things on your own to help keep family members separated. But moving is nearly always a team effort, from enticing friends over to help you pack to hiring professional movers in Colorado Springs.
 

How can you keep yourself and family protected from virus spread while still managing a practical and fun move? Here are a few helpful suggestions from professional movers in Colorado Springs to plan your move under “new normal” conditions.

Using Buddies and Movers

The effort of packing boxes, wrapping pieces of furniture, along with loading the truck isn't a solo undertaking. The majority of people involve friends and also work with a moving company in Colorado Springs to get the whole job finished. With some simple safety measures, this can be achieved safely together.

Masks Indoors

When folks are moving or packing indoors in non-family groups, make sure to mask-up. Comfortable cloth masks are usually breathable as well as easy to wear in the house.

Take Breathers Outdoors

Moving can be tough work. When you need to take off your mask to have a break, go outside the house. Groups may even take breaks together with 6+ feet apart with masks off. This is often an valuable means for reducing any mask-heat aggravations (you know the feeling).

Work in Different Spaces

If you have a group of pals as well as professional movers, have crews operate in distinct spaces. Splitting spaces can also help separate the work. You could play music on smart speakers or loudly from a central location to help share energy.

Clean As You Go Along

Whenever you move a box, wipe down the nearby location. Each box you move, clean as you go. Sanitize high-touch areas like counters and tables a couple of times through the day.

Planning the Road Trip

The road trip is an essential part of any medium to long-distance move. If you need to drive for several hours or even overnight, plan to decrease your contact with others while traveling.

Organize Your Stops & Pre-Book Hotels

Plan in advance. Estimate the space between rest stops as well as filling stations to pick stops that happen to be directly along your course. Identify the place you will stop for fuel, lunch, and also for the night.

It is possible to reduce time at the front desk by pre-booking a hotel. A number of hotels offer mobile booking for entirely no-contact stays.

Stay Distanced and also Masked Around Others

If you make stops, remain masked and try to maintain your distance. Steer clear of entering stores as well as bring your meals to an open space or eat in your vehicle.

Pack Goodies and Sanitizing Wipes

The right car caddy items will help make your distanced road trip easier. Excellent snacks, fresh bottled water, and antibacterial wipes pre and post each stop can help the miles pass with less worry.

Setting Up Your New Residence

Once you get to the new house, you want to ensure it stays COVID-safe for your family, which is easy to accomplish.

Arrive First

Start by getting there before the moving van. Ensure the utilities are on, the heat or air is running, as well as the area is clean and prepared for you to move in.

Arrange Unload Places

Identify several receiving spots with regard to boxes and household furniture. This is a great method to unload the truck quickly and efficiently. Meticulously control distancing at this final phase. Remember to catch breathers when you need them, trying to move swiftly is difficult work, whether you're unloading the trucks or stacking cartons in the appropriate rooms.

Moving in this “new normal” needn't be hard to undertake, however several of our decades-old expectations have evolved. With just a handful of modifications of the traditional move planning, you should have a safe and fun relocation. Contact us today to go over the way we be sure that your items as well as household are safe during your move to Colorado Springs.

 

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