Stay informed. Stay safe during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Our removal business directory was created to help you find the right people locally. Whether you are a customer seeking removal services near you, or a local removal company looking for quality clients, our concept is based on connecting the right people.

At RemovalBear, the health and wellbeing of our customers and business clients is our top priority.

It’s a fast-changing environment, therefore our duty is to keep the information updated.

For customers.

Recommendations from the Government :

  • Stay at home.
  • Practice social distancing (2m).
  • Wash your hands regularly.

How can I help the professionals hired on RemovalBear?

  • Keep supporting your local businesses when it is safe and possible.
  • Ask about the company’s COVID-19 hygiene practices.
  • Practice social distancing (2m).
  • Avoid shaking hands.
  • Select a dedicated place for exchanging documents, payment, etc.
  • Use contactless payment options if it is possible. Take extra care when using cash. For instance, leave cash in envelope if needed.
  • Tip if you are happy with the service.

Can I move house whilst the COVID-19 stay-at-home measures are in place?

  • In short, delay the move if it is possible.
  • If you can’t avoid to move, please follow the social distancing advice.
  • See our guide which can help you moving house during the lockdown.
  • See BAR’s recommendation 

Can I store my items in a self storage during the lockdown?

  • Self storages keep open to serve clients involved in key supply chains.
  • If you must use a self-storage, please pre-book and register online to minimise personal contact.
  • Almost all self storages are automated. Use sanitiser and hand-washing facilities after touching keypads.
  • Please see our guide about the best safety practices when using a self storage unit.
  • See SSA‘s (Self Storage Association) COVID-19 info here.

Can I have my rubbish removed during the lockdown?

  • In short, yes. It is an essential service but please consider if it is a priority.
  • Practice social distancing.
  • It is a good practice to place items for collection at least 72 hours ahead of the scheduled slot.

Do I need to delay my rubbish removal, house move, furniture delivery or any other project?

  • We encourage you to stay safe.
  • Follow the Government’s advice and postpone all projects which are not essential.
  • If you have symptoms, delay all projects and seek medical help by calling 111.
  • Move house or apartment if it can’t be avoided.
  • Remove rubbish if it is essential.
  • Deliver furniture, equipment or anything else only if it is essential.
  • Stay at home and stay informed.

For businesses.

How can you help me during the coronavirus lockdown?

  • We understand that these are difficult times for businesses, so we decided to offer free listings on RemovalBear until 1 September 2020.
  • If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the RemovalBear Help team.

What are the recommendations from the Government:

  • Stay at home.
  • Practice social distancing (2m).
  • Wash your hands regularly.

Can I work during the stay-at-home measures are in place?

  • We encourage you to prioritise your health and the health of others.
  • Stay informed. If your local authority restricted services, please make sure you follow their directions – some services are considered to be essential, while some are not. In addition, see the Government’s updated list here.
  • You can work if you can’t work from home.
  • Postpone all bookings if you think it’s unsafe.
  • We recommend to follow the Government’s advice.

I carry out jobs which are essential. What are the best practices?

  • Practice social distancing.
  • Avoid travelling in the same vehicle. Look for alternative solutions. If it can’t be avoided, the primary control method is to maintain high standards of hygiene in the vehicle.
  • Wash hands regularly.
  • Keep a hand sanitiser with you. Use it frequently.
  • Use heavy duty disposable gloves.
  • WHO doesn’t recommend to use masks unless you have symptoms or looking after a person with symptoms.
  • Avoid touching your face, nose or mouth.
  • Plan ahead the job with your customer. For instance, consider planning a no contact service.

Where can I get more information regarding COVID-19?

Rubbish removal businesses – Waste Industry Safety and Heath Forum’s COVID-19 info

Self storages – Advice to self storage operators from SSA

Removal companies or man and van – Government advice on home moving during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak



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