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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 something that usually cannot be put off. When it is time to move, you need to have the logistic plans essential to get youself and all your property out of your current residence to your new house. In the current post-COVID ongoing circumstances, there is an increasing preference to accomplish things for yourself to help keep households separated. Nevertheless moving is virtually always a group effort, from asking friends over to help you pack to selecting professional movers in Tulsa.

How can you keep yourself and family protected from virus spread whilst still managing a practical and fun move? Here are several helpful tips from professional movers in Tulsa to approach your move under “new normal” conditions.

Working with Pals and Movers

The effort of packing boxes, wrapping pieces of furniture, and also loading the moving van is not a solitary task. The majority of people incorporate friends and also hire a moving company in Tulsa to get the whole job done. With a few casual safety measures, this can be done safely together.

Masks Indoors

When people are moving or packing in the house in non-family groups, make sure you mask-up. Comfortable fabric masks are usually breathable as well as easy to make use of inside your home.

Take Breathers Out-of-doors

Moving can be tough work. If you want to take off your mask to take a rest, step outside the house. Teams may even take breaks jointly with 6+ feet apart along with masks off. This is often an valuable way for decreasing any mask-heat aggravations (you understand the feeling).

Work in Various Areas

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

Clean As You Go Along

Once you move a box, clean the surrounding spot. Each and every carton you move, thoroughly clean as you go along. Sanitize high-touch areas such as counters and kitchen tables more than once throughout the day.

Planning the Road Trip

The road trip is a crucial part of any medium to long-distance move. If you have to drive for several hours or even overnight, commit to minimize your exposure to others while traveling.

Organize Your Stops & Pre-Book Hotels

Prepare yourself. Calculate the distance between rest stops as well as gas stations to choose stops that are immediately along your route. Determine the place you will stop for gasoline, a meal, and also for the night.

You'll be able to minimize time at the front desk by pre-booking a hotel. Certain places to stay will offer you mobile booking for completely no-contact stays.

Keep Distanced and Masked Close to Others

If you make stops, remain masked and attempt to maintain your distance. Avoid going into shops as well as take your meals to an open space or eat in your car.

Pack Treats along with Sanitizing Wipes

The right car caddy items will always make your distanced journey less difficult. Good snack foods, fresh bottled water, and antibacterial wipes both before and after each and every stop can help the miles go by with less fear.

Putting Together Your New Home

When you get to the new house, you need to ensure it remains COVID-safe for your family members, and that's simple to complete.

Arrive Early

Start by getting there prior to the moving van. Be sure the utilities are on, the HVAC is running, and also the area is clean and prepared for you to move in.

Set Up Unload Spots

Establish one or two receiving areas intended for cartons along with furniture. This is a great approach to unload the moving van quickly and efficiently. Meticulously control distancing at this last step. Don't forget to catch breathers when you require them, trying to move quickly is hard work, no matter whether you are unloading the trucks or putting boxes inside the proper rooms.

Moving in this “new normal” is not hard to perform, however several of our decades-old presumptions have evolved. With only a couple of adaptations of the traditional move planning, you can have a safe and enjoyable relocation. Get in touch today to go over how we ensure that your items as well as family are safe throughout your move to Tulsa.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
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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