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Should You Hire Unpacking Services?


You are probably wondering how complicated moving is and maybe should you hire unpacking services? First of all, it is important to understand what is unpacking services and is it worth it.

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If you are preparing for relocation, you have a lot of work waiting for you. Not to mention the stress of it, if it is your first move ever. There are so many tasks you need to do and importantly, you have to remember to do everything. At least if you want stress-free, smooth moving.

Before the moving day, you have to prepare everything you need for the packing and transporting. There are many packing supplies you need. Be sure to check everything you are using because it has to be durable to survive the transport. Everybody knows that you need the moving boxes for sure. Actually, there are different types of boxes. Different in size, materials and etc. You have to choose the right kind of box for the things you are packing. Beside boxes, you need bubble wrap, foam, tape, newspaper, packing peanuts and a couple of other things.

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Movers have the necessary experience to pack everything properly without damage.

Moving your furniture

If you are choosing to do the moving by yourself, you need to hire or find transport truck or some other large vehicle. Not to mention that you will need a few more hands for assistance. You can always ask your friends or family members for help. The bulkiest is to move your furniture. Of course, it is the most difficult for the obvious reasons. If you are hiring professional movers, you are not just getting the help you need but also somebody with a lot of experience. Bear in mind that it is easy to damage your furniture or other items if you aren’t careful enough.

Anyway if you need help to move and transport your furniture then it is best if you hire movers. Depending on the area that you are living there are various types of moving company. If you can find the one that can do everything including packing, you’ll be saving yourself a lot of trouble. There are a lot of movers that you can choose from. Be sure to check their prices and the services they offer. When you hire some moving company, like furniture movers Brooklyn, you can check if they also have moving supplies. Then you have a complete service and a lot fewer things to worry about.

How Much Do Home Packing Services Cost?

Surely you are wondering how much does the packing cost. Is it worth to hire somebody to do this?

Depending of course of your budget this is something to seriously think about. Packing and unpacking will take almost all of your free time prior to and after the moving. The price of this services usually depends on a couple of different factors. The cost usually depends on time for the packing, size of items as well as packing supplies.

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Cost of the unpacking services is different depends on the various factors.

There is a difference between preparing packing supplies and buying from movers. Probably you can find cheaper supplies but be careful and check if you have the right kind. By now you know that it is most important to have the right moving supplies. That is the best way to avoid any potential damages and breaks.

Packing and unpacking

Relocation is a very exciting, stressful, but exciting time for everybody. Because there are numerous tasks to accomplish, people can be overwhelmed. If you have an option to agree with your movers to do the packing and unpacking you are in luck. Those are the most time-consuming jobs you have to do when you are moving. Besides, if you have to work as well, or have kids that is tougher for sure. If that’s the case you won’t have much free time during the day.

After preparing for moving and when you move into your new place there is a lot left to do. People say that the hardest and the longest job is to unpack after you move in. You will probably want to relax in your new home, but first, you have to unpack everything. Also, you have to do it carefully because you don’t want to break anything.

Should you hire unpacking services?

Packing takes a time, but everybody who ever moved will probably agree that unpacking is even longer than packing. There is a lot of people who still have some left over boxes in the basement or attic, still waiting for the unpacking. When you move into the new place, you need to think where you will put everything. Depending on how fast you want to unpack you need to think about unpacking services. If you are starting a job soon and don’t have time to unpack, then hire this service. The unpacking usually lasts for a day, but if you need it to be faster it will cost more. Of course, it also depends on how big your house or apartment is. Also depends on how much stuff you have for the packing or unpacking.


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It is an excellent advantage that saves you both time and work. You can use that time to get to know your new neighborhood. Maybe you can prepare your kids for school if they are going to a new one. But the most important thing is that you need to realize that moving is complicated and stressful. If you have an opportunity to help yourself then do it. Especially if you are able to find the unpacking services with the cleaning service as well then great.

There are companies that offer the whole package of services including the cleaning. Anyway if you can’t find one company that does everything then hire as much as you need. Make sure to check all of your options before you choose.

Partial packing

There is also service that is called partial packing. If you hire unpacking services then you will have help with some part of the packing and unpacking. For example, you can pack some of the items yourself and with the larger ones the moving company can help you. Just be sure to think about what service is the best choice for you.

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Allison "Elnoods" N.

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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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!