Top tips for moving safely during Covid 19


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Moving nowadays can be additionally complicated by the Covid 19. The process of moving on its own is already challenging and stressful. Now, with the added stress and worry over staying safe, it might seem very hard and almost impossible at times to execute a move successfully. However, we are here to offer you help and guidance as well as top tips for moving safely during Covid 19. Furthermore, we will talk about the important reasons why you should always contact and hire reliable and professional Ottawa movers when relocating.

Moving safely during Covid 19 – Where to start?

Plan for everything in advance

The relocation process always requires a ton of preparations. However, this is even more so the case nowadays. So, the very first thing that you have to look into when organizing a move is the plan. The plan for your relocation should contain all of the key moving-related elements and tasks. There are some basic factors and elements that always go into a plan for the move regardless of the relocation type. Planning and taking into consideration these elements is the key to a successful and safe move during the Covid 19 period.

  • The date of your relocation. It is extremely important to set a date for the move and stick to it. Try to choose the best time possible for your move. Avoid holidays, busy weekends, and you are bound to get good rates, low traffic, and an overall easier relocation experience.
  • The budget for your relocation. Set a budget for the move. Make sure it covers all of the costs related to your relocation.
  • The size of your inventory. Take a look at the size of your inventory to see what you are dealing with. This will also give you a good idea of how many packing materials you might need. Contact professional movers to get reliable packing supplies Ottawa.
  • The costs of your move. Accurately calculate all of the costs of your upcoming relocation.
a girl making a plan for moving safely during Covid 19
Moving safely during Covid 19 requires a good plan and preparations for the move.

Keeping social distancing while moving

It is extremely important to maintain communication with movers when relocating. However, because of the Covid 19. both you and your movers will want to maintain certain social distancing rules and guidelines. The very first question that might come up now is how will you get a moving estimate?

Luckily, this is not a big problem with professional movers. You can go online, visit mover’s website and get your free moving estimate and see how much it is all going to cost you. Furthermore, virtual surveys are also possible to determine the moving services you might need for your relocation. Moreover, you can also set up additional virtual meetings with your movers and safely discuss the details of your move from the safety and comfort of your home.

By all of your moving supplies in one go

There are likely many items that you need to pack in your inventory for the move. These items need to be protected during transportation. Packing supplies and materials are there to keep your items safe when moving. To stay as safe as possible when acquiring these various packing supplies and materials, it is best to get all of them in one go.

You can purchase many of the packing supplies such as cardboard boxes, packing tape, packing foam, bubble wrap, etc. online from your movers. If you are packing on your own, make sure you know how to properly construct moving boxes to avoid damaging your inventory.

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To stay as safe as possible, try to get your packing supplies in one go and from a reliable source.

Clean as you pack and unpack items

The packing and the unpacking process are some of the most challenging as well as annoying tasks during any moving process. However, it is extremely important to do it right. Sanitize everything and try to use the disinfectant on all packed items and boxes. Try to also clean all surfaces in your home including floors and railings etc.

Provide hygiene products when your movers arrive

This next tip directly follows the previous one. If you are expecting your movers to arrive, make sure you are prepared for it. Provide several hygiene products for the movers and also try to keep your distance while also being present when they arrive. Furthermore, it is a good idea to make sure you are done with packing at least 24 hours before your movers arrive. However, if you do have a specific item such as a piano that you need to pack and move, it is best to contact professional piano movers Ottawa who will come and help you safely pack and relocate your piano.

Hire professional and reliable movers

Professional movers are taking the Covid 19 pandemic very seriously. They are working hard to maintain their work while also respecting all of the safety guidelines. The easiest way of staying safe while moving during the Covid 19 is to hire reliable movers. There are numerous benefits to hiring professionals and one of them is the already mentioned fact that they take the pandemic very seriously. Trucks and moving equipment is all cleaned and sanitized. Movers will use masks and gloves.

Additionally, they will make sure you communicate safely, online and give you an online estimate as well as a  virtual survey for your move. If you are moving long-distance it is best to hire experienced long distance movers Ottawa to help you safely relocate to your new home.

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Hire reliable, responsible, and experienced movers in Ottawa to safely assist you with your relocation.

Moving safely during Covid 19 is important

To sum up, moving safely during Covid 19 is important and you can do it if you follow several easy steps. Make sure you plan for everything on time. Try to maintain social distancing as much as possible by getting all of the supplies online and in one go. Additionally, communicate with your movers online and get a virtual survey for your move. Remember to hire professional and reliable movers who are responsible and will relocate you and your family safely and successfully to your new home. 

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