U. Santini Moving and Storage COVID-19 Statement
Dear valued clients,
The moving industry is categorized as an essential industry business, therefore we inform you that U. Santini Moving and Storage is open for business during our regular hours. We continue to operate using all safety precautions concerning the COVID-19 situation. Our moving professionals are adapting the operations in order to meet your moving-related needs while practicing CDC and WHO recommendations. We provide our movers with hand sanitizers and gloves and practice social distancing to protect both our clients and crew members. During this state of an emergency, our number one priorities are the health and safety of employees and customers. We make sure to: • Practice all State/Federal/CDC and World Health Organization guidelines in order to prevent contagion in our community.
• Keep the distance of 6 feet from clients due to social distancing recommendations.
• Use hand sanitizers and regularly wash hands whenever the running water is available.
• Disinfect often-touched surfaces frequently (break room areas, restroom surfaces, countertops, door handles).
• Continuously ventilate the spaces we work in.
• Sanitize moving trucks after the job is completed.
• Provide masks (if they are available) and gloves for our employees to handle clients' possessions.
• Guarantee transparent communication with our employees - they will self-quarantine if even the slightest indications of flu-like symptoms appear.
In order to keep everyone safe and healthy, we make sure to adhere to the guidelines set forth by authorities and health officials. During this coronavirus crisis, our clients will be informed of any possible changes in our work by the members of U. Santini Moving and Storage. Hopefully, this unfortunate situation will soon be over, but in the meantime, you are welcome to contact our moving experts for consultations and all additional information. Thank you, U. Santini Moving and Storage


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Moving conditions that companies avoid

Most of the moving companies are trying to be very open to negotiations. After all, their job is to be at your service. And they will do whatever is in their power to satisfy all your requests. However, there are certain moving conditions that companies avoid. Contact your movers and packers Brooklyn to learn more about their exact arrangements. Nonetheless, here listed are some general rules related to those undesirable moving conditions. This will help you prepare better for your future move.

Moving conditions that companies avoid – to prevent frauds

Unfortunately, in the world of moving, frauds are very common. The same way you want to protect yourself from being hoaxed, moving companies want to protect their business. Therefore, these precautions exist.

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Moving conditions that companies avoid are mostly to prevent the scams

Avoiding delayed payments

Payment rules differ from moving company to moving company. Still, they all have general rules in common. First of all, most of the companies accept payments either in cash or valid credit cards. Secondly, and most importantly, delayed payments are not accepted or tolerated. So, if you are planning to try conditioning your moving company with later payment, this will get rejected most likely. The usual payment time is at or shortly after the delivery of your belongings. Normally, your moving company will give you some timeframe during which you can expect moving completion.

What you can do instead:

You can check your moving costs NYC in detail and then try to reduce those by negotiation. Alternatively, you could donate or sell some of your belongings to reduce the moving load. A lighter load means cheaper relocation. But keep in mind that your moving payments should be done timely. That way, your moving company keeps itself protected from scams.

Refusing the items that are illegal to move and dangerous goods

Another way of preventing hoaxes is the refusal of transporting illegal items. The difference is, these hoaxes are aimed against the country or the law. Be sure that your movers will not work in the moving conditions that require breaking of the law. Import of illegal drugs, weapons, and similar will be refused.

The same goes for the transportation of hazardous goods that can easily put movers in danger. Some of these goods are:

  • explosives
  • fireworks
  • different kind of polishes and paints
  • acids, poisons, or any other chemicals
  • any other object or substance that is easily disturbed during transportation and can cause harm
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All movers will avoid transportation of chemicals and other dangerous goods

Last-minute cancelation is a moving condition that companies avoid

To prevent last-minute cancelations, most of the moving companies started denying the reimbursements for those. You have to understand that organizing a relocation takes a lot of time and costs a lot. So if you change your mind about the relocation half an hour before, chances are your moving company won’t accept it. Meaning, the moving costs will still need to be covered.

What you can do instead: 

Instead of canceling your move, you could rent a temporary moving storage Brooklyn. Let’s say, something unpredicted occurred. First, you could try rescheduling the relocation. Or, let your moving company place your belongings in storage temporarily.

Moving conditions that companies avoid – to prevent damaging of your belongings

Sometimes moving companies avoid given conditions because they are afraid that these can cause damage to your belongings. Don’t forget that they have a lot of experience in the field. And even if what you are suggesting seems reasonable to your understanding, sometimes they just know better. 

Avoiding bad weather

Avoiding bad weather is one of these scenarios. Your movers will try to make sure to deliver your items during acceptable weather conditions. Meaning, there should be no heavy rain or snowfall on that day. This way they are protecting your belongings from contamination. So your movers will, most likely, delay the move until the weather conditions get better. Alternatively, if you insist on work being done even in such conditions, additional charges may apply. The reason being additional expenses for the moving company. Those expenses include protective equipment and additional moving staff. Inform your local movers Brooklyn on time of your intentions. And try to avoid the bad weather as much as you can. 

Companies avoid disconnecting appliances

Most of the moving companies offer disassembling services. However, these services do not include disconnecting of electrical appliances or detaching of washers, dryers, and similar. And while most of the movers possess expertise in disassembling and packing, plumbing is out of their reach. Your movers are not electricians either. Keep all this in mind when negotiating moving conditions.

Denying to insure sensitive items you yourself packed

Moving insurance is an essential part of your moving deal. Even with all the precautions being taken, unforeseen damages or losses may occur. Moving insurance serves for reimbursement of those losses. Unfortunately, in some cases, your moving company can deny you this insurance. One of these cases is when you insist to pack extremely sensitive items by yourself. Objects like monitors, mirrors, or artwork should either come in their original packages or special protective boxes. In case your moving company notices those to be packed in any other, unsecured way, they will avoid giving you the insurance. In that case, you can ask for additional packing services. The company will make sure to provide insurance for the goods that they packed.

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Moving companies wil avoid providing insurance for sensitive items that are not properly packed

Finally, every relocation is different. Unexpected situations can always occur. And though there are some moving conditions that companies avoid, you can also prevent unwanted scenarios too. Make a detailed plan for your relocation. Do a systematic research. Get all the information that you can find. And the best advice, of course, is to contact your movers and discuss all your options with them.


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