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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 can't be delayed. When it is time to move, you have to have the logistic plans essential to get youself and all your property out of your present home to your new house. In the current post-COVID continuing condition, we have an increasing preference to perform activities by yourself to help keep families separated. However moving is almost always a team effort, from enticing pals over to help you pack to hiring professional movers in Dallas.

How do you keep yourself and family protected from virus spread while still managing a simple and fun move? Here are several helpful pointers from professional movers in Dallas to approach your move under “new normal” conditions.

Cooperating with Pals and Movers

The effort of packing cartons, protecting pieces of furniture, and also loading the truck isn't a solo task. The majority of people involve pals as well as work with a moving company in Dallas to get the full job done. With a few casual precautions, this can be achieved safely together.

Masks Indoors

When folks are moving or packing in the house in non-family groups, make sure to mask-up. Comfortable fabric masks are generally breathable and convenient to make use of inside.

Take Breathers Outdoors

Moving can be hard work. When you need to take off your mask to take a breather, step outdoors. Teams might take breaks jointly with 6+ feet apart along with masks off. This is an beneficial way for lowering any mask-heat annoyances (you know the feeling).

Work in Different Areas

If you have a team of friends as well as professional movers, have crews function in different spaces. Dividing rooms could also help break up the work. You can play music on smart speakers or loudly from a central location to share energy.

Clean Along the Way

Whenever you move a box, clean the surrounding spot. Every carton you move, clean along the way. Clean high-touch areas including countertops and tables several times throughout the day.

Planning the Road Trip

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

Plan Your Stops & Pre-Book Hotels

Plan ahead. Determine the distance between rest stops and also service stations to select stops which are immediately along your route. Determine where you will stop for gas, a meal, and also for the night.

You could minimize time at the front desk by pre-booking a motel. Some motels offer mobile booking for fully no-contact stays.

Stay Distanced and also Masked Around Others

When you make stops, remain masked and strive to sustain your distance. Avoid going into retailers and also bring your meals to an open location or eat in the car.

Stow Snacks and also Antibacterial Wipes

The right car caddy items will always make your distanced road trip simpler. Great snack food items, fresh bottled water, and sanitizing wipes before and after each stop should help the miles pass with less worry.

Organizing Your New Home

When you get to the new house, you should make certain it continues to be COVID-safe for the household, and that's straightforward to accomplish.

Arrive First

Start by getting there before the moving van. Make sure the utilities are on, the HVAC is working, as well as the space is clean and all set for you to move in.

Create Unload Places

Establish one or two receiving areas for boxes and also pieces of furniture. This is a great strategy to unload the truck efficiently and quickly. Carefully maintain distancing at this last stage. Remember to catch breathers when you need them, trying to move rapidly is difficult work, no matter whether you're unloading the trucks or piling cartons in the proper spaces.

Moving in this “new normal” needn't be hard to do, although a couple of of our decades-old presumptions have evolved. With just a couple of modifications of the traditional move planning, you can have a safe and fun relocation. Call us today to go over how we make sure your belongings as well as household are safe during your move to Dallas.


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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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