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January 15, 2022

Ways To Stay Healthy as Professional Movers Help You Move

packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

The very last thing you need is to be unwell when you are moving. However, you can still find yourself in this situation. Being under the weather when you move can complicate an already challenging moving process. The silver lining is you could take some steps to ensure you stay healthy as you move.

Wash Your Hands

Washing your hands will help you every day of your life, which includes moving days. It is among the most effective and easy ways to steer clear of getting sick or spreading diseases. Your hands can carry germs, bacteria, or viruses from the various spots you touch while you box up, open doors, handle your boxes, or settle in your new residence. Washing your hands often ensures you get rid of all disease-causing contaminant you have picked up, cutting down on your chances of getting sick. You may additionally leave hand soap and paper towels in the bathroom for the professional movers as well.

Wear a Mask and Avoid Touching Your Face

As COVID-19 cases are climbing, wearing masks is an essential measure to help you avoid it. You will interact with various people while you move, but a mask may offer some protection. You might complement this measure by staying at least six feet from anyone else. Clean your hands with the recommended sanitizers and don’t touch your face. It's recommended that you shouldn't touch your eyes, nose, or mouth. Following this recommendation may be challenging as Healthline reports that the average person touches their face approximately 16 times every hour. Consistently washing your hands can reduce your risks but avoid touching your face, too.

Ask the Movers to Wear Masks

Professional movers in Atlanta adhere to all the recommended COVID-19 safety protocols. Once the movers show up to help you move, you might remind them to wear masks and sanitize or wash their hands regularly.

Clean High Touch Areas Frequently

High-touch locations are surfaces that people touch frequently. These individuals may easily contaminate these spots or pick up germs from these surfaces using their hands. Routinely clean the high touch surfaces, including light switches, door knobs, and shared tools. Disinfecting these locations reduces your possibility of getting germs on your hands when you contact them. And so, you won't introduce them into your system when you touch your face or eat ahead of washing your hands. You may also sanitize these areas in your new home.

Open the Windows

Allowing fresh air into your residence will be an excellent method to lessen your risks of getting ill from airborne viruses. Opening your windows allows air to circulate, preventing the germs from gathering in your residence. You may open the windows at both your current and new homes, especially when the professional movers in Atlanta will be in the home to pack, unpack, and move your items. Turn on exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen to make sure the air moves out of your home.

Improve Your Immunity

Take your vitamins, drink lots of water, get peaceful sleep, and consume healthy foods to improve your immune system. A healthy immunity reduces the chances of getting sick. If you become ill, you can heal quickly. Sleeping at least 7-8 hours a night also reduces your chances of being fatigued and getting sick during your move.

Being healthy during your move should make the task more reasonable. You will have the stamina and focus needed to ensure you move into your new home without significant problems. If you are looking for a moving company in Atlanta that won't endanger your wellbeing, call A-1 Freeman Moving Group to get reliable and safe moving services.


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The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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