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Guide for moving from Havana to Brooklyn


When you are moving from Havana and Brooklyn you will have to be prepared for the move. Starting on time is the main thing for every relocation. The sooner you start looking for U. Santini Moving & Storage options you need, the better. Sometimes just the thought of the moving process can stress you out. But, that is why you should follow a few simple steps, in addition, to make your move less stressful. You should be prepared for doing quite a lot of research about Brooklyn, and about movers. Also, don’t forget that packing is also waiting for you, and many other choirs. But don’t worry. It is not something that you won’t be able to complete. It will take you time for sure, but once you enter your new apartment in Brooklyn, you will realize it was all worth it. And besides, moving doesn’t happen every day, right?

Research about moving from Havana to Brooklyn

You don’t come up with an idea to move to a completely different state without any reason. Motivation can come from various reasons. But sometimes, it is not enough. That is the reason why you should look in advance and research. You need to know exactly the reason why you are moving to Brooklyn. Discover what are the benefits, and what are disadvantages together with important things.

Busy cross road in Brooklyn.
Moving from Havana to Brooklyn is not for everyone, so think again before you decide.

Some of them are:

  • job market and offers
  • healthcare system
  • the educational system if you are moving from Havana to Brooklyn with kids
  • costs of living
  • apartment offers
  • lifestyle

Definitely consider making a list with the positive and negative sides. Meaning you should consider both advantages and disadvantages. You can also compare it with Havana, to see the biggest differences. Moving to Brooklyn is not something you can decide and do out of blue, so reconsider this option a few times until you are hundred percent sure about it.

Find the proper movers

It is a big market over there and there are tons of movers and packers Brooklyn can offer you. It is your job to find the best ones. The movers are at the same time reliable, efficient and affordable. Definitely, not a big number of movers is like so. That is the reason why you should start looking for them in advance. Sometimes the last-minute option is not a very good one. How to avoid scams and expensive movers that won’t even do the job properly? Well. easy if you pay attention to details.

A worker in a moving company checking the boxes.
You should choose your movers carefully.

Firstly, what you must do is calculate your budget. Only after you have calculated it, you can start with the research. Use a word of mouth method, if you have friends and relatives that moved not long ago. Or you can be the more modern person, and find everything online. It is up to you. But anyway, you should list out all the moving companies that you have found and start comparing them. You can immediately remove the ones without previous experience or the ones with a bad reputation and low ranking. And remember that is a must that the movers have an approved license for the job. Make an appointment and discuss everything with them. Don’t hesitate to ask anything. This is the only way for you to make a proper decision.

Do you know how to pack when you are moving from Havana to Brooklyn?

Well, this type of packing is for sure not the one where you can ask yourself what will you need and if you have more than the allowed weight. In fact, this is a type of packing where you have to take everything with you. Remember that you are moving your life after all. You can get rid of the old things you are certain you will not be using anymore. But you just can’t get rid of everything. The rest, you will have to pack. So here, you are now left with two options. The first one is to ask international moving companies NYC offers if they offer packing services. Which they most likely do. You can be sure they will do the job professionally and most likely in one day. They are a team of people who know exactly what to do and how.

The second option that you have here is to pack on your own. But for this one, you should know that you need to start doing it in advance. Maybe even from the first time you realize you will be moving. It is better if you pack room by room and divide belongings into groups. It is easier for labeling the moving boxes and also for the whole unpacking process. Just remember that you need to wrap everything carefully to prevent breakage and damage. Also, fill in the air in the boxes with some scrunched old newspaper or styrofoam balls. Packing on your own is not that hard, but it takes your time.

What do to with things that can’t fit inside your new apartment?

Sometimes it can happen that you end up with a lot more things which you can’t store anywhere. Don’t worry if this is the case, it is completely normal. That is exactly why you should consider talking with the moving companies you hired about the storage solution options. There are various options when it comes to storage both in types and sizes. You can choose the one perfect for your needs. This way you get to keep your belongings in a safe place so you can use them at any moment you need them. 

A couple wrapping furniture and preparing for a move.
Remember to bubble wrap everything to prevent damage.

Are you ready for the move now?

Moving to Brooklyn is not that scary as it might sound. After you find your movers, research Brooklyn and do the packing, the only thing left to do is to double-check. You can make a moving checklist, in addition, to be sure that you didn’t forget anything. Moving is a long process that requires your time and money. So when you are about to make a decision about the moving option, take your time. Don’t rush with that, since you have to be sure you made the right decision.

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Frequently Asked Questions

At U.Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn, we've earned our reputation through honesty and transparency. We're here to address all your questions and provide peace of mind as you choose our moving services in Brooklyn.

What are your working hours?

We are open from Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM–5 PM, but feel free to contact us through our contact form anytime. We'll get back to you ASAP.

Does U.Santini Moving & Storage offer insurance?

Absolutely! We offer various types of insurance to protect your belongings, including a full replacement option. The cost depends on how much your things are worth and the deductible you choose.

How soon should I schedule my move?

It's a good idea to book your moving company at least 8 weeks before your move. If you're moving during the holidays or in the summer, it's best to schedule it 12 weeks ahead. But if your move is between September and May, you can often book movers with just 2 weeks' notice. The key is to secure your moving crew as soon as you have all the details about your move.

Do you provide packing supplies?

Yes, we do. Along with the necessary boxes and packing materials for your move, we offer various 'Saver' packages tailored to the size of your home. If you don't use all the boxes you purchased, you can return them to our team after the move, and we'll refund the unused portion.

What type of storage do you offer?

At U. Santini Moving & Storage Brooklyn, we offer complete storage solutions in climate-controlled units. Our units are monitored 24/7 to keep your belongings safe, whether you need short-term or long-term storage. We even provide storage options for very short durations, including as little as 24 hours.

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