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How to manage your moving expenses


The main concern with every move is the finances. Sometimes it’s hard to predict the amount of money you have to spend. Many factors – from choosing the right moving company to the actual moving process – come into play. Therefore, learning to manage your moving expenses on time is crucial. That includes thorough organization. In addition, you will have to delegate the duties to have more time for your finances. As much as the whole process seems complicated, it isn’t. If you need help, you can always come to us at U.Santini Moving & Storage! Our welcoming team will gladly help you organize your expenses.

Estimate total relocation cost and find ways to make more room in a budget

Use an online moving cost calculator to get an idea about approximate expenses. After that, get a paper and pen. If moving with family members, gather them together and organize the finances. Keep in mind that the following factors make the most of relocation cost:

  • transportation
  • moving supplies
  • heavy loads
  • storage unit
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Ask for advice on how to manage your moving expenses.

Create your relocation finance board. Write on a piece of paper the maximum amount of money for each service. Better to end up with some extra money post-relocation, than to worry about the lack.

Contact your movers for advice regarding service options and managing moving expenses

Some of the most reputable long distance movers Brooklyn has on offer provide expert advice. Your best interest is their top priority! Therefore, don’t hesitate and contact their representatives. They will give you useful tips on how to properly manage moving expenses.

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Consider all relocation factors that make up a total cost.

The storage solution is your best choice regardless of the move. Whether you relocate locally or cross-country, your belongings need to wait somewhere. Therefore, choose storage Brooklyn reputable companies have on offer. Also, make sure the price meets the quality. Climate-controlled storage units are the most optimal solutions for your belongings. Also, the same applies to packing tools and moving equipment. You will want the best cost-effective solution to stay within your budget for the move.

Sell the items you no longer need

Take time to sort all your belongings. That will make more room in your moving budget. You probably have shoes, clothes, bags, or electronics you have used only a couple of times. It’s a good idea to also sell some furniture pieces as well. If you’re moving to a smaller apartment, you won’t need a giant sofa or too many tables. Think of the prices depending on the condition of the items you want to sell. After you are done with selling, calculate the total amount of money. Next, decide what service needs more money. Maybe you could add more to your transportation cost.

In order to manage your moving expenses successfully, you have to keep an eye on your finances. For example, if you have some money left from packing services, add it to storage money and so on.

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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.

Areas We Serve

We bring our professionalism and expertise to every corner of New York City. If you are looking for a tailored moving experience, our responsive team of Brooklyn movers and packers is waiting for your call. Get your quote today!