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Moving into high rise apartment guide


You probably already know that a complex process is ahead of you. You will have to think thoroughly about each and every step in order to avoid making mistakes. If you have a reliable moving partner by your side, there is nothing to worry about! However, if you are moving into high rise apartment, there are some things you should know and pay attention to.

Get help when moving into high rise apartment

If it is possible, you should ask your friends and family for help. In case they are unable to help you, you can rely on your movers. They are experienced and they know what they are doing. Since they have been in business for a long time, they surely also know some tricks that will speed up your move. This should especially be the case if you are relocating long-distance. For this reason, you should hire a reliable long-distance mover. Carrying things up can be quite tiring, but with professionals by your side, you are going to be in great hands.

Moving boxes
Before you start packing, separate your belongings into three piles

Try to move fewer things

If it happens that you are moving from a large house, it is time for you to downsize. The good thing is that you will have less stuff for your relocation. Plus, your moving costs will be considerably lower. Therefore, what you should do first is to go from room to room and separate all of your things in three piles.

The first one should consist of the items you are going to bring with you. The other one should be made of things you are going to donate while on the third pile you should put the things you will throw away.

Think about the size of your furniture

Before you carry your big couch upstairs, make sure it will get through the door. Namely, what you should do is to take measurements of some of the biggest furniture pieces you own. Compare them first with the hallways in the building and then with the size of your door. If everything is ok, feel free to proceed.

When moving into high rise apartment, make sure you measure your furniture first

In case the items are somewhat bigger, try to disassemble them. However, if it is impossible to get them into your apartment, you should get rid of them. If it happens that you do not have an idea of what to do with them, you should rent a climate-controlled storage unit. They are going to be safe inside until you make a decision.

If you are moving into high rise apartment, there are some things you should take into consideration. We have listed some of them and we hope that you will find this useful. All you should do is to prepare yourself mentally, make a plan and start completing the tasks. Avoid stressing yourself and being worried constantly- everything will come to its place!

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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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