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May 16, 2020

The Importance of Cleaning and Disinfecting While Moving

Cleaning while movingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

The novel Coronavirus pandemic has disturbed daily life for many people all over the world, in numerous ways. Should you be considering to move during this crisis, you might not be able to delay the date of the relocation. Consequently, you might be concerned with the potential dangers of relocating in the middle of this emergency.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to stay safe when working with your moving company in Tulsa and throughout your move. This article will focus on tips on how to successfully clean and sanitize your things during the move and prevent possible infection. To start with, let us examine a little key background information.

Cleaning vs. Disinfecting

As reported by the CDC, COVID-19 is typically distributed via respiratory droplets when folks are within 6 feet of one another. This is the reason there's been such a major focus on "social distancing" - it might actually help to stop the added spread of the virus.

Aside from social distancing, the CDC also recommends frequent handwashing, along with thorough washing and disinfecting of potentially infected areas. Is there a distinction between cleaning and disinfecting? Generally, cleaning consists of removing germs from a spot; disinfecting entails killing all germs that stay on the spot. Consequently, it is important to not just clean often touched surfaces as well as belongings, however to also disinfect them.

Here are some tips to bear in mind in the course of your relocation:

Keep Cleaning Materials Near at Hand

COVID-19 is a straightforward virus to remove in comparison to other infectious conditions. All you need are normal home cleaning products and appropriate safety equipment. A lot of homeowners utilize EPA-registered disinfectants such as Lysol Disinfecting Wipes and also Clorox Multi-Surface Cleaners to keep the surfaces clean. You may also put together a home-made solution making use of rubbing alcohol, witch hazel, or even a combination of water along with bleach and/or vinegar. (Please make sure to perform your own research before using any DIY cleaning solution.) Make sure you likewise have hand protection, masks, cloths, hand sanitizer, and hand soap readily available.

If you have cleaning products at hand, you can easily leap into action if you want to clean and disinfect areas or even stuff.

Keep Your Doors, Cabinets, and Closets Open for the Moving Team

COVID-19 can live on materials for quite some time: anywhere from several hours, to a few days, dependant upon the material concerned. Because of this, make sure to remove the need for your professional movers in Tulsa to touch high-contact areas, for example doorknobs. Keep as many doors, closets, cabinets, and drawers open as you can and please remember to give the moving folks plenty of space as they go inside and out of the home.

Go over Safety Preparations with Your Moving Company

Good communication is a crucial portion of suitable organizing. Before Moving Day arrives, be sure that you and your moving company in Tulsa are on the same page in relation to safety measures. For example, you might like to ask these questions:

· Are the movers/packers educated to follow social distancing to the extent feasible?

· What sort of PPE will they be wearing? Can they wear face masks and gloves?

· Do all the movers understand the importance of good hygiene? Do they plan to exercise consistent handwashing throughout the day?

It is recommended to make your requirements known before the packing team comes over, so that neither they nor you will have an upsetting surprise.

At A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Tulsa, we know that there are elements of your life which simply cannot be placed on hold - pandemic or no pandemic. That is why we have been dedicated to supplying you with the safest and most effective moving help feasible. If you would like to find out more, get in touch with us today.


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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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