Four Steps to Staying Healthy When Moving to Tulsa During Covid

moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving over the winter months is never fun, however Covid adds an added tier of worry to your already full list of points to be anxious about. In addition to keeping an eye on the weather reports, your ears are on ready alert for seasonal coughs and sneezes. Covid concerns can turn a harmless sniffle into a two-week quarantine, so of course you will be overly stressed if you're preparing to move.

Thankfully, you can safely move to Tulsa during Covid if you just simply adhere to these 4 tips for a healthy move.

Moving companies in Tulsa are typically viewed as essential, and most are open for business. They are ensuring that each of the teams they send out are healthy, and so they are relying on you to exercise good Covid hygiene. Please remember that if there is a Covid outbreak in the company, they may not have enough workers to cover all their planned moves, so versatility on your part is key. The same as you would grin and bear it for a snowstorm, share the same courtesy for your crew's safety.

Select A Virtual Quote

Virtual quotes from moving companies in Tulsa are generally the norm right now anyway, so you can interview and engage a mover from an online social distance. A video call lets you walk through your home and the mover's associate on the other end will be able to evaluate your requirements and present an estimation without at any time visiting your home. You might have to send measurements for some furniture pieces, however a professional mover in Tulsa can determine the trucks and crew you will require online.

Apply the Three W's

Wear a mask. In wintry weather, wear it even inside the house--there's very little air flow inside a sealed-up house therefore take the additional action of covering your face even around family members. If you reside in a warmer climate it is not so important to wear it in the house, but once the movers arrive ensure everyone has a mask on continuously.

Wash your hands--a lot. Use soap as opposed to hand sanitizer whenever you can. If you're unable to wash, use hand sanitizer, however scrub with soap and hot water whenever you can.

Wait for the professional movers in Tulsa to do their jobs--stay six feet apart, and simply be patient. Avoid the impulse to hand the crew boxes and small furnishings, and simply assist from a distance. It's generally wise to stay out of the way even aside from a pandemic and let the professionals work in peace.

Sanitize Your new House Prior To Move In

It's also generally smart to have a new residence cleaned before you move in, however with Covid it becomes an total necessity. The professionals do not believe that the virus lives more than a few days on materials, but with new strains popping up no one is able to be sure. If you can't employ a team to come clean before you arrive there, go in advance of the moving trucks equipped with disinfectant, bleach, and rubber gloves so you're able to confirm a virus-free location when you do take the family in.

Keep on Top of State Guidelines

States are doing their best to help keep businesses functioning as well as possible, but even vital retailers are working reduced hours. Just before you pack up, be sure you are able to take care of the basics like shopping for groceries once you get to your new house, and that prescriptions are filled before you go. You can buy online for delivery in most areas at this point; consult grocery stores and apps including Instacart to find out what is available in your local area.

These 4 easy steps will assist you to maintain a safe, healthy, and stress-free move…so long as the weather holds out!

 

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