You may have recently noticed an increase in traffic and people on the move, as May is National Moving Month!
Hire a good honest mover. Beware of moving scams that can run anywhere from bogus “moving deposits”, to bait-and-switch estimates, to overly-complicated contracts. Estate Treasures and Services is a family-run business that is simply pay-by-the-hour. No funny business, although we like to have fun!
Be sure to ask how team members are recruited and screened, and if background checks are conducted. It’s also significant to ask what kind of training the senior living community offers, and if team member development is ongoing. Empathy and attentiveness are less tangible but equally important characteristics of a good caregiver. Does the community hire for these traits?
How Much Should I Tip My Mover? The answer to this question depends on how well your move went. Were your items handled with care? Did the movers ask you the necessary questions to be clear on what you needed done? Did they help to make your move day a little less stressful?
Disinfect any tools that touch plants in order to prevent the spread of bacteria, fungi, and soil pathogens. Submerge all you lawn tools – lawnmower blades, shovels, trowels, rakes, pruners, etc. – for 30 minutes in a solution of 10% bleach and 90% water.