Relocating During a Pandemic

The pandemic has impacted all of our lives in one form or another. From the frequency of washing our hands to where we work, we’ve all had to make adjustments. The pandemic has many of us facing potentially life-changing moves. But is it safe to make a move during the pandemic? Are there aspects to a move now you should be aware of? Are there even opportunities in scheduling a relocation now? 

Whether for business or personal reasons, there are some things you should consider about moving in a pandemic. Here are aspects of moving during the pandemic you should think about. 

For Businesses

Many businesses have either had to reduce workforces in the pandemic or had to adjust to employees working from home. Many have been surprised with how productivity has either remained stable or even increased by having a remote workforce. This creates an opportunity to sustain a reduced in-house workforce during and post-pandemic. This situation can make smaller offices more efficient by reducing the bottom line. It would be hard to ignore the financial benefits of moving in this situation.

A similar opportunity may exist for companies with a large remote workforce but are paying excessive rents in high-cost communities.

The pandemic has altered, potentially forever, the way we conduct business. Moving to more economical or even desirable locations may provide opportunities. Businesses should not be hesitant to move in the pandemic, but may even benefit from proactively look at location options. 

For Individuals 

There are no reasons the pandemic should stop an individual from moving, provided certain precautions are taken. Masks should be worn when the move is being made and securing the services of a professional moving company can be a prudent decision. A professional relocation service can take care of as much or as little of the packing, moving and unpacking duties as you feel comfortable with. They can maintain social distancing and your furnishings and personal belongings can be conveniently waiting for you at your new home.

The pandemic can actually provide positive lifestyle opportunities for individuals. If you can work from home, what could be better than working from a home in the mountains, the beach or at least in a climate you may better enjoy. For those paying excessive rent and living expenses of certain metropolitan areas, moving can save significantly.

Moving On With Our Lives

Relocating during a pandemic may involve a bit more precautions but life moves on. In fact, there are circumstances that create opportunities for moving during this time. Keep the following in mind:

  • Allow sufficient time for a more stress-free move.
  • Wash hands frequently and wear masks when moving with others nearby.
  • Practice social distancing as much as possible.
  • Consider a vaccination prior to moving.
  • Look into the hassle-free, safer way to move using a professional.

Why Choose A.C. White

A.C. White is one of the South’s largest and most experienced moving and storage companies. In fact, we’ve been moving Georgia for over 90 years! We take pride in moving our customers on time and as stress-free as possible. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and take precautions to keep both you and our movers safe during your relocation. Furniture, packages and equipment are moved with care. 

See why so many of our customers will never move by themselves again. Discover the efficient, stress-free, and safer way to move. For business or a personal move, the pandemic need not deter you. Do it safely, however, with A.C. White. A.C. White has locations throughout Georgia in Macon, Columbus, Douglasville, Alpharetta, and Hinesville. 

Contact Us Today:

Alpharetta
1775 Founders Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30009
770.325.9100

Macon
670 Guy Paine Rd
Macon, GA 31206
478.788.1436

Savannah
102 Sharon Court
Pooler, GA 31322
912.748.5045

Columbus
4949 Schatulga Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706.561.1981

Hinesville
250 Hardman Rd
Walthourville, GA 31333
912.368.9373

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