What is COVID-19?
According to WHO, COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. COVID-19 is now a pandemic affecting many countries globally.
Coronavirus has taken the world by storm. It has killed more than 623K people and the numbers are only increasing with each passing day. It has brought everything to a standstill. Schools, colleges, malls, gyms are shut and a majority of the population is working from home. In such a situation, it all boils down to what all steps you have taken to protect yourself from the virus. Staying at home is a privilege not all of us can afford. If you are planning to relocate then you need to take care of the following:
Is Moving Important Or Can It Be Avoided?
There are times when we can delay or postpone our move depending on the urgency with which we are required to move. In a situation where you have no other choice but to move, you can ensure your safety and the safety of your family member by taking some precautions. There is no alternative to these and you must follow them for a safe and secure move.
Tips for moving during the current coronavirus scenario:
- Obtain a Quote Online
The Unique Selling Proposition of Best Auckland Removals is that they offer quotes and house tours virtually. There is no need for at-home consultations. This will help you avoid coming in contact with a lot of people unnecessarily.
Best Auckland Removals has functioned around this system and has successfully completed several moves during the ongoing pandemic. It enables you to get an accurate quote from the comfort of your very own house. You can sit at home and get quotes from various companies and then compare them and hire only the best.
- Terminating and Postponing Steps
If you need to cancel or postpone the relocation due to any unforeseen reason then inform your Removal Company in Auckland immediately. If you cancel the relocation 48 hours prior to the moving day then you won’t have to pay any extra charges. This will help you to cut down on unnecessary costs if you delay the cancellation.
Best Auckland Removals do not charge you if you make the cancellation in advance but keep yourself updated with our latest policy measures. It is always advisable to communicate frequently with your Moving Companies, Auckland to avoid any miscommunication.
- Social Distancing Throughout the Move
Avoid coming in a 6-meter radius of the movers. Maintain ample distance from them at all times. Ensure that all your family members wear masks at all times and stay away from the removal companies in Auckland. This will ensure that there is no direct contact between anyone.
Carry a sanitizer with you at all times. This can come in handy when you have to touch frequently used objects like door handles, locks, keys, etc. Also, ensure that your budget movers Auckland are wearing gloves and other protective gear.
During these times, you must always remember that the moving companies in Auckland are just as careful and concerned about not getting ill like you. They have family members and elderly loved ones like you. Moving companies in Auckland will be taking every preventative measure. As a customer, you need to do the same.
Relocating Into Your New House
It is very important to deep clean your new house before establishing your things up. Have a look at some excellent tips below:
- Usage of disinfected wipes on the locations that are most often used(ie. doorknobs, sinks, etc)
- Lysol and disinfectants can be used for places that can’t be cleaned down easily
- Wash all the hard surfaces with a little bit of soap and water
- Curtains can be washed in a washing machine with laundry soap
- Vegetables can be cleaned using saltwater
- Leave all delivered goods out in the store for at least three days before opening them
Safety Tips For Relocation
The trick to move the family is to keep everybody together and also out of public rooms as long as possible.
Strategize your path to prevent largely populated locations. The more populated an area, the more likely you are to catch the virus. Try to avoid urban cities and towns and stay back in rural towns during your interstate moves to avoid COVID-19 hotspots
If your journey is going to be a bit longer than expected then pack your own snacks and consume them rather than buying fast food. If you select a drive-thru for convenience food, pick a nationwide chain. They are taking all the necessary precautions to keep you safe. If someone uses the restroom, make sure they sanitize their hands and other objects that they might have touched, i.e. phone.
Always wear your mask in public and when you are in close proximity to someone else. Wearing a mask reduces the risk of infections considerably. It is very important to wear a mask at all times to ensure the safety of your family members and Auckland movers.
With appropriate precautions and a little cleaning, you can get every little thing, and everybody moved securely.