These are extraordinary times and times of the pandemic. All of the operations and the lives that we are living are not normal in any circumstances. That means that we need to adapt to these situations. One such situation that we need to adapt to is having the moving process in the pandemic.
Coronavirus is a disease that has taken over the world in such a short time. It is an extremely communicable disease which is why the challenges add up very easily. In the moving process, A lot of people come together to make sure that the entire process is efficient and fast. Given that there is a congregation of a lot of people in one place, this can be a recipe for disaster, especially in these Corona times. People can become carriers of the disease.
So one would wonder how they can move in these times without putting anyone’s life at risk. Because The thing is that if somebody has to move they cannot wait because the circumstances do not allow it.
Moving in the Pandemic
Moving services are one of the essential services. That is why even when the lockdown was imposed the government hoped the federal level and on the state level did not close out the moving businesses. It allowed them to operate under the essential services law. This depicts that moving is a highly important business. However, like all businesses, this business also had to adapt and learn new methods so that they can be responsible when it comes to their operations.
Some of the steps that the moving companies have taken so far are mentioned below.
The moving companies make sure that all of their equipment and vehicles are disinfected on a very short interval. This makes sure that any reason for the Disease to carry from one place to another and from one person to another is limited.
Secondly, the moving companies have made sure that only very essential stuff is sent to people’s houses so that unnecessary gatherings of people are not happening. Moreover, all the staff that is working in these times is very well adapted to the new normal. They have understood and learned all the precautions. So all of them are bound to follow all of these new rules which will make sure that the entire process of moving is very safe. All the people involved have limited exposure and a limited chance of contracting the virus.
Moreover, before the pandemic, a moving company used to come down to your place and discuss the project of your move. They would analyze all the situations and the variables in order to give you a better quote for the services that they are about to offer to you. However, this practice is no longer being continued in these circumstances. All local movers have now stopped giving physical quotes about the services. However, that does not mean that consumers are left unattended and not catered for.
Since this is the age of technology and especially in these pandemic times technology has been essential in keeping many businesses afloat, moving businesses and industries no such exception. They have also tried to embrace this technology. So, nowadays all the moving companies are offering virtual price quotes. Through the use of technology moving companies can have an understanding of the furniture that the customer has and after analyzing all the variables, provide the customer with a reliable price quote about services.
Process of moving
The entire process of moving these days is very dependent on how well informed and well researched you are. Especially if you are going to undertake an Interstate moving process you need to be informed about all the government policies that have been implemented in both the states, the state that you are living in, and the state that you are moving to. A lot of the time the Interstate movers have all this information so you can contact them and have an understanding with them about the situation. But that does not mean that you should not have your own research done as well.
Once you have contacted the movers that you want to go with, make sure that they are following the best practices in these coronavirus times. Also, try to make sure the other reservation that you have made with them is confirmed solid.
In the second process, you need to plan all the material that you need to have for the moving process. And by all this material in one go. If you have the facility of ordering online then utilize that instead of going to a physical store. However, if you are utilizing the physical store option you should make sure that you should not go to the store more than one time.
And lastly, make sure that you clean all of the equipment as you are packing and all of the packing processes should be complete at least 24 hours before the movers come in.