Dear valued clients,
Our business is continuing to operate as we navigate the current COVID-19 situation, and we are adapting our operations by practicing social distancing, and reiterating the practices of good hygiene, like frequent hand washing, providing hand sanitizer and gloves for the moving crews. We are also offering virtual onsites for current/ future clients during the current situation. We will do our best to keep our current clientele informed of any changes to current/ future moves.

As our client, your safety and health is our #1 priority during this state of emergency. Please consider the following guidelines to prepare for your move with us:

⚠ADVICE FOR CLIENTS REGARDING SETTING UP CONDITIONS FOR A MOVE: • Upon our arrival, please have your residence/ office/ items as ready as possible (cleaned/ sanitized and ventilated in advance) for the removal of your items. • It is recommended that you/ your representatives will keep, at a minimum, 6 feet of distance from our crew. Our crew members will keep, at a minimum, 6 feet of distance or more at the time of service. • You will assure continuous ventilation of the spaces we work in at all times. • Please provide dedicated bathroom(s), equipped with soap and paper towels for our crew members.

⚠LIMITATION OF LIABILITIES OF MOVING COMPANIES AND THEIR RIGHT TO CANCEL WORK (NATIONAL LOCAL MOVES): The Government has stated it is or will be implementing (as yet) measures to combat the spread of the virus. Such measures in place might impact our ability to provide services to you (including but not limited for us having to suspend or cancel in full the services) or the virus otherwise affects our ability to fulfill your relocation. This may place us in a position where we will not be able to accept any ability for any losses that may arise and we limit our liability accordingly. We are keeping the matter under careful review and will ensure that all customers are advised of any developments that may affect fulfillment of contracted services.

As our team at Homegrown Moving Company has been following updates, we are choosing to work with & adhere to the guidelines set forth by health officials and authorities. We want to do our part in mitigating the impact and spread of COVID-19 to the businesses and communities we serve, and we are implementing the following strategies to do so:

We have discussed with our team members what to do in the scenario that anyone is experiencing symptoms or may have been exposed to the virus. We have an understanding among ourselves to be transparent if somebody's not feeling good or may have been exposed. We understand the need to self quarantine for the proper amount of time, if this occurs, to avoid any further spread. In turn, we ask the same from our customers. In the event that you are feeling sick or may have been exposed, we are happy to make arrangements for another move date.

Use of examination gloves: Our teams will wear examination gloves while servicing moves as an additional hygiene measure and self protection. Gloves will be discarded after each move.

Due to the high demand of masks, we are unable to provide them at the moment, but if you would like masks to be provided for your move, please provide them and we can use them.

Our team will also have hand sanitizer, and we ask that they are allowed to use a sink or water source to wash their hands when available. Social distancing: Upon arrival to our customers' homes or offices, team members will follow the protocol of social distancing, allowing 6' between team members and you, our customer. We have always valued the professionalism and respect that accompany an introductory handshake, however during the COVID-19 outbreak, we ask that our customers understand for safety purposes that we will refrain from shaking hands or making physical contact.

Proper ventilation: In move settings when available, we request that our customers open outside doors and/or windows to increase air circulation. All of the above will be effective immediately and remain in place until April 20th, until we can reassess the situation and make further announcements. We strive to continue to practice CDC/ Federal / State/ WHO (World Health Organization) guidelines for health and safety to prevent contagion in our community.

Thank you, Homegrown Moving

Guide to packing an essentials box

When you’re moving, it’s only natural that all of your things get jumbled up and it’s difficult to find the things you need. Everything is out of place and the number of cardboard boxes around you is overwhelming. So, when moving day comes, it’s best to keep some essential items close to you and make sure they’re easy to find. That’s why most people like packing an essentials box to be fully ready for moving day and the first night in their new home. Even if you’ve hired packing services Denver, you should spend some time preparing your personal essentials box on your own. However, if you’re unsure about the things you should pack in your essentials box, we’re about to give you some pointers.

What’s an essentials box?

First things first, you might be wondering what an essentials box even is. It’s quite simple, actually. An essentials box is basically your best friend on moving day. This is a box that is fully stocked with all of the things that can come in handy on moving day. People prepare these useful boxes so that they don’t have to rummage through all the cardboard boxes in order to find what they’re looking for. By simply putting all the necessary things together in one box, you’re saving yourself time and energy. When you need something important, you know where to look. Just make sure to keep this box on hand and don’t let your residential movers CO load it onto the truck with all the other boxes. Otherwise, it loses its point.

What to pack in the essentials box?

Now that you know what this box represents, the question remains: What do I pack in an essentials box? Don’t worry, we’re about to answer your question.

Your wallet, keys and phone

First and foremost, you can’t forget about the three items you can’t go a day without: your wallet, your phone and your keys. These three essentials are things that all of us always have in our bags or pockets and we can’t imagine leaving our houses without them.

A wallet, a iPhone and car keys - you need to remember these necessities when packing an essentials box.
Our wallets, phones and keys are the things most of us can’t live without. So, don’t forget to pack them in your box of essentials.

Well, moving house is no exception. You’ll need your money to pay the movers, get food and for any unexpected moving costs. Without the keys, you won’t be able to get into your new house, which would definitely be an issue on moving day. Keep in mind that it’s always easiest to forget the most obvious things, to double-check that you’ve got all of these with you.


If you have any medications that you take daily, don’t forget them when you pack your essentials box. Especially when it comes to prescribed meds, they can be difficult to obtain again if you lose them during transportation. You can also pack some painkillers or medications that you think you could need in the first few days after the move. Even if you have one day to pack your home, you should remember to pack your meds in a safe place.


Nowadays, everyone has lots of different gadgets that they use on a daily basis. Other than your phone, you might be a little addicted to your laptop or tablet, for example. In that case, don’t forget about your electronics while you’re packing an essentials box. Also, remember to pack all the chargers!

Important documents

Because packing is quite a messy process, things can easily get misplaced by the time you get to your new home. Of course, some things are less important than others, so losing them isn’t as tragic. However, when it comes to things like documents, you shouldn’t really risk it.

Four folders with documents - don't forget your documents when packing an essentials box
Make sure all of your important documents are safely packed in your essentials box.

That’s why you should take all of your important documents when you’re packing an essentials box and pack them along with all the other essentials. Even if you’re moving last-minute, try to remember to pack these. These documents include birth certificates, passports, registrations, etc. Just think how complicated it would be to obtain all of these things if you lost them.


If you want your first night in your new home to be a pleasant one, you should remember to pack your toiletries in the essentials box. This means bringing your shower gel, soap, toothpaste and a toothbrush, and possibly even your shampoo and conditioner. Simply put, pack up all the toiletries that you use on a daily basis. This will ensure that you can function normally before you unpack all the other boxes.

Toilet paper

Again, this is a pretty obvious thing so it tends to slip people’s minds. Toilet paper is something you really should remember when you’re packing your essentials box. There’s no need to further explain this, you’re aware that this is a must if you want to be comfortable in your own home.


After a long day of carrying boxes and trying to get settled into your new home, you’re going to want a long, steamy shower. Well, if you don’t remember to pack towels into your essentials box, you won’t be able to enjoy your well-deserved shower. Of course, you shouldn’t pack all the towels you own, but at least one for each member of the family.

Changes of clothes

Let’s face it, when you wake up the day after your relocation, you’re not going to want to wear the same clothes as the day before. Your clothes are probably scattered around in all the boxes and sorting your wardrobe is the last thing on your mind after the long moving day.

A white jumper, keys and glasses - prepare an outfit change when you're packing an essentials box
Make sure to prepare an outfit change or two to prepare yourself for the upcoming few days.

So, to avoid the stress of going through the boxes and finding an acceptable outfit in the morning, pack a few changes of clothes in your essentials box. This will make sure that you’re covered for the first few days in your new house before you get around to unpacking everything.

Do you have everything you need?

So, this was our guide for packing an essentials box. However, different people might have their own preferences and a few more things they would include in the box. Feel free to add or remove anything according to your needs. The important thing is that you have all (or most) of the things you need within your reach.

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