3 Tips Where To Start With A Moving Process

3 Tips Where To Start With A Moving Process

The pandemic and lockdown pushed many people to face various changes and mostly hard ones, changing or losing jobs, being locked at home, but sometimes also, making a decision to leave the house for a smaller town. People moved due to different reasons. E.g., having their lease contract over and willing to be closer to their families or just getting out of big cities with a higher risk of being infected. If you consider changing your residence, get to know how to prepare for relocation during a pandemic.   What Moving Option To Choose? In times of global crisis, it seems natural to save money where possible. It would mean moving on your own, hiring a truck, or having a small apartment, using your car. It can be an option also if you relocate just down the block. But if it’s not your case, and you need to move cross-states or have a big household, hiring a moving company would be an optimal decision.   Hiring A Moving Company. If you decide to hire a moving company, you need to know how they prevent clients and employees from being infected. You could check the websites of WHO and CDC for the latest health recommendations and then check which of them your movers follow.    How To Make Yourself Start. It’s a common problem when you imagine a tremendous amount of work and planning in front of you, and the natural response is to postpone it. But unless you are ready to hire packers, most of the work you’ll have to do yourself. How to start? Just do, and the earlier,...
How To Keep Your House Clean After A Move

How To Keep Your House Clean After A Move

There is nothing so glorious as the feeling of you being home, a new home you just moved in. Everything is fresh and new and demands your attention to make it cozier… But before you get here, you should unpack and clean, and this may stress anyone out. Fortunately, there are easy ways to make it happen, worry-free, and let you enjoy your new home.   How to make yourself unpack and arrange? Even though the idea of adjusting a new house seems motivating, the least enjoyable part of it goes first and can distract you easily. Setting a deadline would help with it, don’t forget to leave enough time to finish it without rushing. On a moving day, when boxes are unloaded to related rooms, make sure to prepare basics for your first day. You definitely won’t need a lot to search for if you’d arranged a special box with all the necessities for this day. Make sure to arrange your bathroom and bedroom first and kitchen if it’s possible, and you plan to have your first breakfast home. What are the ways to maintain your home clean? Maybe you are not a perfectionist and don’t tend to put things back. Or you are a perfectionist who is always in lack of time. Either way, many people struggle to keep the house tidy as much as we’ want and for a good reason. Researches show that our house impacts happiness. But there’s a solution for any issue, and cleaning is the least of the problems. We prepared some tricks on how to maintain the house neat without dedicating...
5 Ways To Make Your Local Move Easy

5 Ways To Make Your Local Move Easy

Moving, even to a new neighborhood, maybe quite overwhelming. But there are tips which will help you not only make a relocation quick and accurate but also adjust to your new place after arrival! Write them down to your new notebook, it’s the first tip to plan your move. 1. Revision It’s a nice way to get rid of things you don’t use! Try to find time for a revision of your belongings in advance and you will thank yourself after. Make a list of things or furniture you won’t transfer and rather donate or give your relatives or just throw as it’s easier to buy a new one at your new location. 2. Special boxes for special cases Think about what kind of things you will need on the first day of relocation and put them to a separate box. It will help you avoid long searches in all the boxes you’ve got! Mark this box as ‘load last, open first’ and it will make your day when you arrive! Another special box you might want to find easily is a Documents box… so simple, right? Better to sort it first and throw away all the outdated papers you don’t need and it’s a waste of space to carry them into a new place. Last but not least is a box for all your valuables. You want to make sure all of them are safe so you might need a bubble wrap if it’s something fragile. 3. Avoid big purchases a month before your relocation It also refers to groceries, try to cut it as much as possible...
What To Know Before Moving During COVID-19

What To Know Before Moving During COVID-19

It’s not easy to keep up when so many things are uncertain, and if you are in the situation when you have to move during quarantine, it may seem even harder. But usually, our concerns are coming from a lack of information, which is easy to fix. When every day brings us a new reality, it’s essential to be up-to-date. We suggest you read below tips on how to prepare for moving during the lockdown if it’s unavoidable now. Check With Your Moving Company. Moving business is considered essential in most states now, but it’s always worth checking with your company directly. Do so also if you had arranged the date already but decided to cancel, the earlier the better. What Moving Companies Do To Protect From COVID-19? It depends on a company, but in general they follow federal and local guidelines on local distancing and disinfection, use gloves and masks. Some of the companies switched to virtual survey and estimation instead of an in-home visit. For more precise information, you should check with the moving company directly. How To Protect Yourself During Relocation? AMSA posted recommendations on what to do if you have to move during coronavirus quarantine: Try to avoid any disruptions or accidents by planning everything more precisely than ever. When you plan to buy packing supplies, do it at one time or check with your moving company if you can order its delivery. Buy new boxes as the virus can live around 24 hours on cardboard. If you order plastic bins provided by a moving company, make sure to sanitize them before using them. Consider...
Things Easy To Forget When Planning A Business Relocation

Things Easy To Forget When Planning A Business Relocation

Your company is developing and the office is not ready for further growth? You are preparing for a new location, but not sure if you manage to keep everything in mind? We suggest checking these points people tend to forget to be busy with a major plan. New office location. If you are still at the moment of searching for a new location, ask a question, why do you move? What purposes your business relocation should serve? Is it a need to be closer to your stores or market in general? Check, which locations are occupied by your competitors. Also, having a good location may give your company additional points for highly-qualified workers for whom it matters. Try to consider those when looking for a new office. Other reasons for relocation. Think, what kind of issues your current office has? An idea would be to gather your team’s feedback regarding conditions, and you may be surprised by how many things you didn’t know! Maybe it’s poor AC quality or possibility to open windows, lack of electrical plugs or their wrong location? Do you have enough conference rooms with proper sizes to plan the new office correctly? Make sure you check the place yourself and don’t just trust the managers. All those aspects play a crucial role in your company’s efficiency and you shouldn’t underestimate them. Human factor. Sometimes people get panicked when there’s a corporate relocation planned, especially if they are workers with most seniority at the company. Sometimes it just happens from lack of communication. Managers should remember that people are more vulnerable during the relocation, and consider...
Moving To Another City… Are You Ready?

Moving To Another City… Are You Ready?

Moving to another city is an exciting chapter in your life as much as vulnerable. Depending on what kind of family you have or it’s only you who move, the pressure might be different. And still, this is the step we take only with confidence it is a worthy change. The first thing you should think of, is your emotional mood. Every one of us, when facing something new and unknown, tend to get nervous and sometimes even panicky. When we don’t know what to expect from new conditions, people, the environment at work, we may subconsciously increase the pressure. So to prepare yourself for a smooth successful relocation, you need to balance your state and create a positive attitude. Especially if you move with your family or kids, it’s essential to take care of everyone’s state. That’s why to keep in mind, that relocation isn’t an instant solution for your case. And second, give yourself enough time to adjust and try not to push too much. It will take as much time as you need and you should be ready for that. There are 3 easy but very effective tips: Try to imagine your moving into a new city step by step. If you are too nervous, narrow them down to tiny steps. Imagine, how you will drive or fly to the destination, enter the house, what you will do first. The more stress you have, the smaller step should be. Today we are who we wanted to be yesterday! Yes, it’s possible to change by imagining yourself as someone you dream to be. So be open with...