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...
Last Minute Move

Last Minute Move

In an ideal work people have a month or two to organize a proper relocation, spread the time on weeks and days for a smooth move. But in the real world, it doesn’t happen that often. Vice versa, in the real world it may happen even more often than you can imagine. That’s why we have all those tips for a quick move, which will help to reduce stress and get it done in less than a month! No time to sort. When we are under pressure by lack of time, we tend to stress and get distracted easily. This way we may forget about some details or small things. The perfect move is when you find everything you had at the new place, so if you have less than a month to move, don’t risk it, pack everything! Another tip would be to pack things as they are. Pack clothes with hangers and just put them right to suitcases or trash bags or even bed sheets. Open drawers and put everything into one box as it is. Use your own things as packing supplies, like towels for wrapping and socks and tees to fill empty spots in boxes with dishes. Call a moving company. It’s a perfect solution for a last-minute move. Moving companies often offer packing service, so if you panic too much, or simply don’t have time, just order it. Real pros will make sure they pack everything accurately and safely. As you can’t afford to hire a moving company a while in advance, this point should be one of the firsts. The sooner you do...

Things to Avoid To Looking For Cheap Movers

Moving can be a demanding time and for most people, it is made shoddier by choosing the wrong movers in chicago. Majority of people make mistakes when hiring a moving company in Chicago and they end up with broken or lost property. By choosing the incorrect mover, you end up losing money and it can spoil your moving experience. It is imperative to identify some of the ordinary mistakes so that you can keep away from them.   Failing to get Alternatives   If you pick the foremost company you come across devoid of getting approximations from chicago cheap movers, you are likely to pay more than the reasonable price. You cannot find out what the reasonable price is unless you talk to numerous companies. If you are looking for inexpensive moving services, you need to be acquainted with what others are charging so that you can find out if you are getting a fine deal.   Estimates over the Phone   It is not sensible to be expecting to get an exact estimate over the phone. Highly regarded moving services will want to perform a physical inspection to see what they are moving so that they can give you a dependable quote. When you get estimates over the phone, you will very probable end up paying more than was firstly quoted.   Idealistically Cheap Estimates   If the mover estimates a price that is idealistically low, you should be cautious. Just because you want inexpensive does not mean that you should settle for inferior quality. Ensure that you find out what you are getting for the cost estimated...