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January 04, 2021

Four Steps to Staying Healthy When Moving to Little Rock During Covid

moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Moving in the winter months is never fun, yet Covid provides an additional level of dread to your already full list of things to stress about. In addition to keeping track of the weather reports, your ears are on ready alert when it comes to periodic coughs and also sneezes. Covid fears can turn a harmless sniffle into a two-week quarantine, so of course you're excessively anxious should you be preparing to move.

Thankfully, it is possible to safely move to Little Rock during Covid if you simply stick to these four tips for a healthy move.

Moving companies in Little Rock are regarded as essential, and most are open for business. They are making sure that all the workers they send out are healthy, and so they are depending on you to practice good Covid hygiene. Don't forget that if there is a Covid episode in the organization, they may not have enough manpower to cover all their slated moves, so flexibility on your part is vital. Just like you would grin and bear it for a snowstorm, have similar politeness for your crew's safety.

Obtain A Virtual Quote

Virtual quotations from moving companies in Little Rock tend to be normal right now anyhow, so that you can interview and engage a mover from an online social distance. A video call enables you to walk through your home and the mover's rep on the other end can evaluate your requirements and provide an estimation without actually coming to your house. You might have to send measurements for a couple of pieces of furniture, however a professional mover in Little Rock will verify the trucks and crew you will require online.

Follow the Three W's

Wear a mask. In winter weather, wear it even in the home--there is not much air flow in a sealed-up house so take the added action of covering your face even around family. If you live in a warmer climate it is not essential to wear it in the house, but once the movers arrive make sure everybody has a mask on at all times.

Wash your hands--a lot. Use soap rather than hand sanitizer whenever possible. If you cannot wash, use hand sanitizer, however scrub with soap and hot water whenever possible.

Wait for the professional movers in Little Rock to perform their jobs--stay six feet apart, and just wait. Fight the impulse to hand the crew boxes and small furniture pieces, and simply help from a distance. It's generally best to stay out of the way even absent a pandemic and let the professionals work in peace.

Disinfect Your new House Prior To When You Move In

It is also normally a good idea to have a new house cleaned prior to when you move in, but with Covid it becomes an definite requirement. The experts don't believe that the virus lives much more than a few days on materials, although with new strains showing up there is no way to be certain. If you're unable to engage a team to come clean in advance of when you arrive there, go in front of the moving trucks armed with disinfectant, bleach, and rubber gloves in order to confirm a virus-free habitat when you do bring your family members in.

Remain on Top of State Regulations

States are doing their best to help keep businesses running as well as possible, yet even vital stores are operating shorter hours. Before you pack up, make sure you will be able to take care of the essentials such as shopping for groceries once you get to your new house, and that prescriptions are filled before going. You'll be able to order online for delivery in most areas at this point; consult grocery stores and apps such as Instacart to understand what is available in your area.

These 4 simple actions will assist you to manage a safe, healthy, and stress-free move…as long as the weather holds out!

 

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