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Tips for Moving During Coronavirus

Moving is stressful enough, even more so when you add the uncertainty of moving during a global pandemic. At All My Sons Moving & Storage in Atlanta, our top priority is keeping you and your family safe. Moving during coronavirus and navigating through these times can seem overwhelming, which is why our Atlanta long distance movers are here to provide you with the best tips and tricks for moving during coronavirus.

Moving During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Whether you are moving down the street or cross country, it is imperative to make sure you and your family are safe by following proper CDC guidelines when moving during coronavirus. At All My Sons Moving & Storage, it is our top priority to provide the most efficient and sanitary experience that will leave you excited to start a new beginning in your new home.

Our Atlanta local movers are considered an essential service that can provide you with the convenience of doing all the heavy lifting and ensuring your safety. We have provided you with some thoughtful tips to help you be prepared for the big day.

Tips for Moving During Coronavirus

Protective Equipment & Social Distancing

Wearing proper protective equipment can help slow the spread of coronavirus, as well as benefit people who may not have symptoms from transmitting coronavirus to others. Our advice is always to wear your mask when interacting with movers and packers, and keep hand sanitizer close by. The CDC recommends using a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol to be effective in killing germs.

Ensure you place a hand washing or hand sanitizing station for movers at the main entrances of your home. Additionally, maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet of space between you and our our Atlanta full service movers. We also recommend wearing disposable gloves and proper protective eye wear if you deem necessary.

How to Be Prepared for Before & During Moving Day

Moving during coronavirus is overwhelming to say the least, but being prepared prior for the arrival of our Atlanta movers can help make it a smooth transition into your new home. Sanitize belongings as best you can and declutter your home of anything that will not be joining you in your new home.

Make sure you disinfect high traffic surfaces that are touched frequently, such as counters, light switches, doorknobs, chairs, handles, and faucets. Provide disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer for movers and packers to access frequently throughout the process of moving during coronavirus.

We also recommend being prepared for when your Atlanta movers arrive by leaving windows and doorways open to improve ventilation in the home and reduce the spread of cross infection.  If your home has multiple bathrooms, don’t be afraid to limit the use to just one, and ask movers to follow your personal coronavirus protocols. Your safety is our priority!

Reschedule if You Have Symptoms of COVID-19

As the big day gets closer, we advise that you practice all these important tips and tricks to ensure your health prior to moving day. If you believe that you may have or have been exposed to COVID-19, contact All My Sons Moving & Storage to reschedule.

Symptoms for COVID-19 range differently from person to person such as:

- Fever or chills

- Cough

- Shortness of breath

- Fatigue

- Headache

- Muscle or body aches

- New loss of taste or smell

If you have any of the following symptoms, we recommend rescheduling your move to ensure the safety and health of our Atlanta movers. You should also do your best to prevent the spread of coronavirus to others. Symptoms may appear within 2-14 days after exposure to the coronavirus.

While you may feel the need to lend a hand and help our movers, do not worry - our Atlanta packing service professionals have everything under control during these uncertain times. We will do all the heavy lifting in addition to, playing our part in practicing social distancing, wearing proper protective equipment, and utilizing proper hygiene when entering/leaving locations. Contact All My Sons Moving & Storage today to schedule your next residential or corporate move!



1.CDC – Frequently Asked Questions