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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The risks of using your garage as storage space

People often find out after the move that they don’t have enough space for all their belongings or they don’t know where to put them. That is why many view garage storage as their only option. However, there are certain risks of using your garage as storage. So, if you are wondering whether to rent a storage facility, there are some factors to consider before making the decision. You can also ask professional movers Brooklyn for advice or recommendation.

Price is an important factor you need to take into consideration

When you start preparing for a relocation you need to set a moving budget. Make a list of all moving activities such as moving services Brooklyn, packing services, storage, etc. This will help you determine your moving budget. When you use your garage as storage space, you don’t have to pay monthly fees. Since relocation is quite costly the money you save on storage rent will come in handy.

What are the risks of using your garage as storage?

If you rent a reliable public storage New York you can rest assured that your belongings will be safe. Good storage units have 24/7 surveillance and security cameras. On the other hand, your things might not be safe in your own garage if your new neighborhood is dangerous or prone to crime.

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Your belongings will be safe in a reliable storage facility

Depending on the things you plan to store, you need to also consider storage conditions. Damp, severe cold, or heat can damage your belongings. On the other hand, storage units are designed to store your valuable items and are regularly cleaned and maintained.

In addition, think about the space you will need to store all your things, from furniture to electronics. Your garage may quickly become cluttered and swamped. That is why it is best to make an inventory list that will help you determine the storage size you need.

Things you should never store in your garage

Humidity and temperature fluctuations are the biggest problems when it comes to using your garage as storage. That is why you should never keep electronics, books, photographs, and important documents there. Also, clothes can attract moths, so it is best to keep them in sealed plastic bags. Garages aren’t the best storage space for your artwork as well, due to dampness and coldness. Even though you want to try to find the cheapest way to move you should never risk the safety of your things.

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Moving budget is an important factor when deciding whether to rent a storage unit

Other factors to consider when choosing a storage unit

Location is one of the most important factors to consider when choosing a storage unit. The space you rent should be close to your new home and easily accessible. The size of the storage is also important – a storage manager or your movers can help you determine it. Finally, compare the price of different facilities and choose the one that fits your budget and meets your needs.

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