The coronavirus has wreaked havoc across the United States. It can be a very scary and uncertain time for all of us. If you find yourself needing to move during the pandemic, there are ways to keep your family safe and feeling secure through the move. Here are some steps you can take to ensure a safe move and some practical tips for making everything run a little smoother.
Opt for Virtual Services
Of course, not everything can be done online, but these days a lot more things can be taken care of online or over the phone than before the pandemic. Limit your contact with unfamiliar people by changing your utility accounts and updating your address with businesses online. Many residential and commercial moving companies can even give you an estimate online.
Understand the Process
Make sure that you are fully aware of all of the policies of any companies or contractors that you hire to help with your move including commercial movers, cleaners, electricians, or others. Make sure you are clear on all of the times and dates of service as well as cancellation and rescheduling policies.
Clean, Clean, and Clean Again
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. In the process of moving, you, your family, and residential movers will be touching every item that is moved. This means the more cleaning and disinfecting you can do, the safer you will be! For more tips to stop the spread of coronavirus, visit the CDC website.
Remember Social Distancing
It’s really important to remember to socially distance and wear your mask. It is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of moving and forget to follow all of the protocols that have been keeping you healthy. Keep hand sanitizer readily available and wash your hands often. Remember as you are dealing with people to greet them with a smile and pleasant hello, but not a handshake! It’s not rude, it’s keeping everyone safe.
Familiarize yourself with the protocols your moving company has in relation to coronavirus. Boise Movers, as well as professionals in industries across the board, are instituting best practices and protocols to keep not only their employees safe but customers as well.
If you need help trying to stay organized in your move, check out our blog “How to Move More Efficiently” and if you are looking for moving companies in Boise, call Treasure Valley Movers today to schedule your move with us!