How to Get Through Your Residential Move Safely

Posted on: 23 February 2021

If the health conditions in your area are dire due to a viral infection or another health scare, you may wonder how you can move your loved ones (and belongings) without compromising their health. You can complete your residential move without compromising your health with the tips below.

Disinfect Your Items  

Organisms, such as bacteria, yeast, and viruses can live on various surfaces or items around your home, including the kitchen and bathroom. If you pack the items in your home without cleaning or sanitizing them, they can become infiltrated or contaminated with germs. Before you sort and box up your personal items, furnishings, and other belongings, disinfect them first. 

Use a disinfectant spray to clean your furniture and clothing. Also, use soapy hot water and a towel to wipe down your food packages and beverages. You can also use soapy hot water to sanitize your toothbrushes and other items before you store them. Store each item you clean in sterile storage containers or bags. After you disinfect your items, contact a residential moving company for further assistance.

Allow Residential Movers to Help You

Residential movers offer a wide range of services you may need during your relocation. Many moving companies now offer special services to make moving safer for customers. The special services may include things you may not have access to or have time to do yourself before your move. For example, movers could place your items in plastic containers instead of cardboard boxes. Plastic containers may be easier to wipe down or clean during and after your move. If you prefer to use cardboard boxes, residential movers may use them instead. 

Movers may also sanitize your new home before you move into it or clean your old home after you leave it. The cleaning service may benefit you if you don't have time to clean your new home before you unpack and put away your items. The service could also benefit you if you need to clean and secure your old home for the next tenant or your landlord. If you need to clean special areas of your new or old home, be sure to tell a moving company immediately.

There may be many other moving services you need to use during your relocation as well. Residential movers can discuss their packages and services with you before your move. You can learn how you can move your household safely by contacting residential movers.