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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 generally may not be delayed. When it is time to move, you'll want to have the logistic plans necessary to get youself and all your belongings from the current home to your new house. In this post-COVID perpetual situation, there's an increasing desire to try and do things for yourself to keep families isolated. However moving is almost always a team effort, from enticing buddies over to help you pack to hiring professional movers in El Paso.

How will you keep yourself and family members safe from virus spread whilst still dealing with a efficient and fun move? Here are several helpful suggestions from professional movers in El Paso to plan your move under “new normal” conditions.

Cooperating with Friends and Movers

The effort and hard work of packing boxes, protecting household furniture, and also loading the moving van isn't a solo task. Most people involve friends and also work with a moving company in El Paso to get the entire task finished. By incorporating simple precautions, this can be achieved safely together.

Masks Indoors

When folks are moving or packing inside your home in non-family groups, make sure to mask-up. Comfortable cloth masks are usually breathable as well as easy to use inside your home.

Take Breathers Outside

Moving can be tough work. If you want to take off your mask to take a breather, step outside the house. People may even take breaks jointly with 6+ feet apart with masks off. This is an beneficial method for lowering any mask-heat frustrations (you understand the feeling).

Work in Different Areas

If you have a crew of friends and also professional movers, have teams work in distinct areas. Splitting spaces could also help separate the work. You might play music on smart speakers or loudly from a central location in order to share energy.

Clean As You Go

Whenever you move a carton, clean the surrounding area. Each box you move, clean as you go. Wipe high-touch places including counters and kitchen tables a couple of times during the day.

Organizing the Road Trip

The road trip is a vital part of any medium to long-distance move. If you need to drive for several hours or maybe overnight, plan to lessen your contact with others while traveling.

Plan Your Stops & Pre-Book Hotels

Prepare yourself. Estimate the distance between rest stops and gas stations to choose stops which are immediately along your path. Identify the spot where you will stop for gas, a meal, and for the night.

You can minimize time at the front desk by pre-booking an accommodation. Some motels have mobile booking for fully no-contact stays.

Remain Distanced and also Masked Near Others

If you make stops, stay masked and attempt to maintain your distance. Avoid going into retailers and bring your meals to an open area or eat in your car.

Prepare Goodies and also Sanitizing Wipes

The right car caddy items will help make your distanced road trip less difficult. Great snack food items, fresh bottled water, and sanitizing wipes pre and post each and every stop should help the miles pass with less fret.

Putting Together Your New House

Once you get to the new home, you want to make sure it stays COVID-safe for your family, and that's easy to do.

Arrive First

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

Arrange Unload Areas

Identify one or more receiving locations intended for cartons and also household furniture. This is an effective way to unload the truck quickly and efficiently. Rigorously control distancing at this final phase. Be sure to catch breathers when you need them, trying to move quickly is tough work, whether you're unloading the trucks or stacking boxes inside the proper spaces.

Moving in this “new normal” is not hard to undertake, however a few of our decades-old presumptions have transformed. With simply a couple of variations of the conventional move planning, you should have a safe and fun relocation. Give us a call today to go over how we be sure that your possessions and household are safe during your move to El Paso.


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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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