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


Moving supplies you can’t do without on a moving day

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If you were ever in a situation to directly or indirectly participate in the business of packing things when moving, it is very likely that you realized the importance of packaging materials. For one, you have to pack furniture before moving, and for two, you surely don’t want your furniture to be damaged. The truth is, if you’re looking for moving boxes Brooklyn, all you have to do is ask your movers. Still, if you haven’t really thought about it, let’s see which are moving supplies you can’t do without on a moving day.

Which are moving supplies you can’t do without on a moving day

Quite clearly, thanks to the rich market and the many services offered by various professional moving and packaging companies, you have the opportunity to completely do nothing when you move! This means that best movers Brooklyn, will not only do packing for you, but also the unpacking, as you can leave it all to them, and go through the whole move effortlessly. Still, there are moving supplies you can’t do without. But the good news is that you can get some free boxes from a moving company!

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There are just moving supplies you can’t do without no matter what, like boxes.

Do have in mind that this service is billed completely independently of the relocation and transportation service. Very often, it may even be a stumbling block for many clients… so they decide to pack the items on their own and unpack them themselves. But if you want to do it yourself, there are some things you should definitely get before you begin the packaging process.

What are the best moving supplies for packing furniture

In any case, you need to prepare an adequate plan for NY relocation, that is for the packaging of your furniture, including your wardrobe. By doing this, you can know how and what materials you need to pack your items before moving.

The matter is very simple: you have to get all those materials that will allow your items to arrive safely and completely intact at their final destination. And this in the first place involves special packaging paper, which is mostly used to wrap more delicate pieces of furniture. You should also use a special transparent foil, which is great for packing more delicate items whose shape is not symmetrical and is also great for dust protection.

If you do not want to pack glassware and other fragile pieces of furniture into newspapers, you can also buy so-called blister foil, which is ideal for this. It can also be used to cover parts of furniture that stand out, such as handrails or legs, for example.

Get your moving supplies from moving companies

When it comes to packaging materials for furniture before moving, pay special attention to the selection of boxes and to the items you are moving. Namely, you can mostly get the boxes at your local grocery store, but you better don’t. This is because they are often not completely clean, so if you do not want your items to be dirty, don’t do it. It is better that you look for completely clean boxes. Plus you have to make sure that you do not put say chemistry or edible oils in the same one where you put your clothes. That’s why it’s always the safest to get them from a moving company, and you can even get some for free!

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You can even get boxes for free!

It is best that the packaging boxes are not particularly large, and again they should not be too small. You should definitely think about this when packaging items for storage. In this way, your items will stay clean and protected throughout the whole relocation process. 

Also, you need to take care of the bottom of the box in which you will pack the items, especially glassware and other items that can easily break. Remember to reinforce them, even if they have a double bottom, which you can do with a wider adhesive tape. To avoid any breakage when it comes to ordinary cardboard boxes, our recommendation is to always choose five-layer cardboard boxes. Again, it’s best to choose quality boxes from a moving company.

How to pack documents

If you also need to pack your personal or business documents during the move, it is best to get a box with a lid. This will greatly facilitate not only packing your documents, but it will also be easy to unpack it in a new office or residential space. From what we have stated, it is clear that it is important to have a clear perspective of your moving situation. In this way, you will know how to provide adequate packaging materials based on the things you need to move to a new space. So moving companies are really a great choice, as you will each find exactly what you are looking for!

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A moving company can pack and unpack your items for you, so you can save money and time.

You don’t have to do it yourself

If you don’t have patience or time to do the packing on your own, you can get packaging services from U. Santini Moving & Storage. In this way, all your belongings will be protected 100% and you have time to focus on other, more important things. Besides – do you really know how to properly protect a sofa or chandelier? Professional packers know how to protect your valuables and fragile items. So anything from antiques, paintings, pianos and bulky furniture and ski equipment. In that case, we will provide cardboard boxes as well as stretch foil and other moving supplies. We are here for you!

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