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November 21, 2021

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 generally cannot be delayed. When it's time to move, you'll want to have the logistic plans required to get youself and all your belongings from your present home to your new house. In this post-COVID continuing circumstances, there's an increasing preference to perform things on your own to keep families separated. But moving is nearly always a group effort, from inviting friends over to assist you to pack to hiring professional movers in San Antonio.

How do you keep yourself and family members protected from virus spread while still handling a simple and fun move? Here are some helpful suggestions from professional movers in San Antonio to plan your move within “new normal” conditions.

Working with Pals and Movers

The effort and hard work of packing cartons, protecting pieces of furniture, and loading the moving truck is not a solo act. The majority of people include pals and also hire a moving company in San Antonio to get the full task finished. By incorporating casual safeguards, this can be accomplished safely together.

Masks Indoors

When folks are moving or packing inside in non-family groups, be sure to mask-up. Comfortable fabric masks are both breathable as well as convenient to wear in the house.

Take Breathers Outdoors

Moving can be tough work. When you want to take off your mask to have a break, go outside the house. Groups can even take breaks jointly with 6+ feet apart along with masks off. This can be an valuable way for decreasing any mask-heat annoyances (you understand the feeling).

Work in Different Spaces

If you have a team of pals as well as professional movers, have crews function in different areas. Dividing rooms could also help break up the work. You could play music on smart speakers or loudly from a central location to share energy.

Clean As You Go

Once you move a box, clean the nearby area. Each and every box you move, clean along the way. Sanitize high-touch places like countertops and kitchen tables a couple of times through the day.

Organizing the Road Trip

The road trip is a crucial part of any medium to long-distance move. If you have to drive several hours or perhaps overnight, commit to lessen your contact with others while traveling.

Schedule Your Stops & Pre-Book Accommodations

Plan ahead. Estimate the space between rest stops as well as service stations to choose stops that happen to be closely along your route. Determine where you will stop for gasoline, lunch, and also for the night.

You'll be able to reduce time at the front desk by pre-booking a motel. Some motels offer mobile booking for entirely no-contact stays.

Keep Distanced and Masked Around Others

When you make stops, stay masked and try to maintain your distance. Steer clear of visiting shops and bring your meals to an open location or eat in your car.

Prepare Treats and also Antibacterial Wipes

The perfect car caddy items will make your distanced road trip less difficult. Excellent snack foods, fresh bottled water, and sanitizing wipes pre and post each and every stop will help the miles go by with less stress.

Organizing Your New House

Once you get to the new home, you should make certain it stays COVID-safe for your family, and that's simple to do.

Arrive Promptly

Begin by getting there ahead of the moving van. Be sure the utilities are on, the HVAC is working, as well as the space is clean and prepared for you to move in.

Set Up Unload Spots

Create one or two receiving spots for boxes and also household furniture. This is a fantastic method to unload the moving van efficiently and quickly. Diligently maintain distancing at this final stage. Remember to catch breathers when you need them, trying to move quickly is difficult work, whether you are unloading the trucks or piling boxes inside the proper rooms.

Moving in this “new normal” needn't be hard to accomplish, but a couple of of our decades-old expectations have transformed. With simply a handful of changes of the conventional move planning, you will have a safe and fun relocation. Give us a call today to talk about the way we be sure that your possessions and also family members are safe during your move to San Antonio.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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