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

Usantini

NYC Moves During the Winter

New York winters can bring freezing temperatures along with ice and snow. These conditions make moving more difficult than normal. It is important to take special precautions if you are moving in the winter, whether you are moving yourself or you have hired professional movers in NYC.

Safety is the most important aspect of moving in the winter. Cold weather can cause frostbite and wet conditions can cause slips and falls. There are a few things you can do to make a winter move safer. First, make sure your utilities are turned on in both your new residence and your old residence. Having heat allows you to have a place to go inside and warm up if you get too cold while moving. It is also a good idea to have warm drinks on hand for you and your movers & packers – they will greatly appreciate it.

Remember not to pack your snow shovel. Even if you hire Brooklyn movers, it is your responsibility to keep a path from your residence to the moving truck free of hazards, including ice and snow. Keep a shovel and either sand or salt on hand to melt any patches of ice. Similarly, keep cardboard on hand to lay down on any slippery floors inside. If you are renting a moving truck make sure you feel comfortable driving in icy conditions, drive slowly, and leave plenty of space between yourself and other vehicles.

Besides having more safety risks, moving in the winter can also cause other inconveniences. Wet shoes can track mud and water into a home you have already cleaned. In order to prevent having to clean everything again make sure to lay down cardboard or newspaper to soak up water. Also, delicate items such as dishes can be made more fragile by cold temperatures. You should allow boxes to reach room temperature before you begin to unpack them in order to avoid breaking items.

Moving companies in Brooklyn are used to dealing with cold weather so it may be worth it to look into hiring professional movers during the winter. If you decide to move yourself you should take your time, put safety first, and remember to stay warm.

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