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Guide to baby-proofing your new home


Moving is not something we do very often. However, when planning to start a family, or already starting one, moving represents the basis for a new lifestyle you want to set. Turning to a family-oriented lifestyle will require a lot of preparation and sacrifice. If you have a baby in your family, it is very important that you devote yourself to baby-proofing your new home as soon as you arrive. Of course, prior to that, it is important that you ensure your household and baby items arrive safely. Luckily, you can contact moving and storage Brooklyn New York and acquire adequate assistance for the duration of the moving process.

Baby-proofing your new home after moving

Before you blink, your children will already learn how to walk and start exploring every possible corner in the house. The adventurous spirit children have, atop of their general curiosity for the world around them can lead them into tricky situations. Furthermore, these adventures might require safety. It is up to you to bring that safety standard to a good level.

a small baby crawling through its room to give an idea of baby-proofing your new home after moving
It is very important that you ensure your child can grow and explore in a safe environment

Ensuring that your baby is safe, especially after relocation, is very important. Moreover, baby-proofing your new home after moving will be a lot easier than usual, given that you will start everything from scratch. More importantly, this is a great way to plan everything out before doing it.

Adding barriers as a must

It is very important to “limit” the adventurous spirit of your child once it starts crawling or walking. Of course, this is done for their own good and safety. Well, one of the most effective ways to do so is to place barriers around your home. These barriers will often serve as protection from dangerous places for a baby around the house. So, once moving services Brooklyn help you move, start planning right away. Later, place them near the staircases, fireplaces, and other locations in the house that might endanger the child.

Finding a new place for sharp, dangerous objects or items

Another thing you will have to worry about is the overall safety of your child while walking through your home. Because they are curious, they will most likely want to touch, push, or pull on everything they see.

four pairs of steel scissors hanging on a wodden wall
From placing sharp objects higher to storing them in a safer location, make sure your child cannot get in touch with any of them

You can always place certain things, that you do not plan on using into storage NYC. Furthermore, some of the main things that you will have to put aside are:

  • Sharp objects around the house
  • Household chemicals
  • Medications
  • Lighters and other flammable objects, etc.

Changing or securing furniture and compartments that have sharp edges are a key to baby-proofing your new home

This process will not only help you protect your baby upon arrival. Moreover, apart from baby-proofing your new home, you will also have to consider what will your moving costs Brooklyn be. Heavy and bulky furniture will most likely pose a threat to the well-being of your baby. Furthermore, it will also pose a burden to your budget. So, consider whether you want to move that large wooden sofa into your new home or is it time to purchase a better, safer option.

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From Brooklyn, NY

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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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