Safer at Home: Field Services and Real Estate







Open with Restrictions: April 27th

Many of these services were deemed essential. This allows additional services to open or expand as increased workforce returns.


  • Adhere to all general rules or guidance on social gathering limitations when working in the field, including in someone’s business or personal home

  • No meetings, showings, appraisals, consultations or gatherings of more than 10 people; these should be conducted remotely

  • Implement procedures for field-based employees to monitor for symptoms and report to management daily on health status. Refer symptomatic employees to the CDPHE Symptom Tracker. (Additional Guidance)

  • Maintain 6 foot distancing from other employees and customers

  • Require gloves and face coverings or masks for any in-person interactions or work being done in third-party homes or office spaces  (Additional Guidance)

  • Change gloves between customers

  • Inquire whether third-party homes have symptomatic individuals or individuals who have contact with known positive cases and, if they do, cease any in-person interaction and limit any in-home activities to only those which are critical and can be done without risk to service provider

  • Maintain detailed log of customer interactions to enable contact tracing (if ever needed)

  • Prioritize remote work and/or personal protective equipment  for people at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19

  • Sanitize high- touch surfaces and tools or equipment after each customer visit  (Additional Guidance)

  • Provide guidance and encouragement on personal sanitation including frequently washing hands

  • Require service providers to stay home if showing any symptoms or signs of sickness of if they have had contact with a known positive case

  • For real estate: no open houses and no food or beverage offered during showings

To protect customers

  • Provide estimates, invoices, and other documentation electronically (no paper)

  • Seek contactless payment options (whenever possible)

  • Maintain 6-foot distancing

  • Use face coverings or masks

  • For transportation network companies, limo services and call-and- demand transportation riders, only request for necessary travel and wash hands before and after ride

This guidance is for, but is not limited to:
  • Real estate, including marketing services

  • Lawncare and landscaping

  • House cleaning, including carpet cleaning and window cleaning

  • Electricians and plumbers

  • Handyman services

  • General contractors, tile setters, carpenters, construction

  • Home inspectors

  • Appraisers

  • Land surveyors

  • Architects 

  • Engineers

  • Private investigators

  • Landscape architects

  • Transportation network companies, limo services and call and demand transportation  (e.g taxis)