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  • Travis Bassett

How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus When Moving

Updated: Feb 9, 2022

While moving during these stressful and uncertain times can seem like such an overwhelming undertaking, it doesn’t have to be when you book your move with Pack It Up Moving & Storage. With the help of our experienced local movers in Atlanta, your relocation can be safe and easy.

If you or a family member is feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19, you should postpone your move. However, if you and your family are in good health, you don’t have to cancel your relocation plans. Our moving company is open and ready to help you and your family move to your new home. Contact us today to receive your Free Moving Estimate!

Can You Move During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Yes, you can move to your new home even during the COVID-19 pandemic in both the state of Georgia. Our Atlanta movers were also deemed an essential service are remain open for business despite Governor Brian P. Kemp’s executive stay-at-home order. If you are planning to move anywhere in or around the Atlanta metropolitan area, pick up the phone and give Pack It Up Moving & Storage a call!

Tips on How to Move Safely During COVID-19

Our residential movers in Atlanta are doing their part to ensure the health and safety of our customers. Our moving crews on the field and office staff are taking COVID-19 precautions and following guidelines recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click Here to learn more about how we are committed to safety and preventing the spread of coronavirus.

As a customer, there are ways you can protect yourself, your family, and your movers from the coronavirus. Read the following helpful tips to learn how to move safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Talk With Your Movers About Safety

If you are nervous about you upcoming move, don’t hesitate to reach out to your moving company. A reputable moving company will be transparent and open to talking about their COVID-19 precautionary measures. Ask your movers if they will be wearing masks, gloves, and other personal protective equipment (PPE). Ask them about their hand washing and sanitizing policies. You can also ask them what you can do to help them keep your move as simple and safe a possible. Our movers at Pack It Up Moving & Storage are happy to keep open communication with customers before, during, and after a move.

Do Some Or All Of Your Own Packing

While you can still take advantage of our professional packing services in Atlanta, we do recommend you do some of your own packing. This minimizes the contact your mover will have with your belongings and reduces the time they will need to be inside your home. Tackle easier to pack items that you use regularly like clothes, linens, dinnerware, and cookware by yourself. If you would rather pack all your items yourself, you can still depend on our moving crews to provide manual labor as well as loading and unloading services.

Wear Face Masks and Gloves

As per CDC recommendation, you should always wear a cloth mask around your nose and mouth when outside your home. You and your family should be wearing face masks when your movers arrive at your home. Wearing latex gloves is also recommended. Invest in masks with filters and plastic face shields for added protection. While it may be a bit of an inconvenience, this small thing can make a big difference when it comes to protecting yourself and others from the COVID-19 disease.

At Pack It Up Moving & Storage, we know how to safely move during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are planning to move anywhere in the Atlanta metropolitan area, contact us today to receive your Free Moving Estimate!

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