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Tips for packing your medicine cabinet


Moving has to be taken seriously in order to run as smoothly as possible. It takes thorough organization to properly prepare everything for the move and avoid unecessary damage. Therefore, take extra precautions when packing your medicine cabinet. It’s not enough to just pack it with many products inside. Also, you might want to consider professional movers and packers to help you eat. Luckily, U.Santini Moving & Storage crew is at your disposal at any time! We make sure you and your belongings settle in a new place of residence as soon as possible. As one of the most renowned moving and storage Brooklyn companies, we ensure to make each customer happy.

Prepare your medicine cabinet prior to packing

Don’t just throw an entire medicine cabinet in a truck. You don’t want to end up with broken or leaked products and have troubles while unpacking after the move. Also, keep in mind you are going to need essentials from the medicine cabinet before, during, and after the move.

travel kit products
Have your essential medications and products by your side.

Don’t forget to buy the necessary moving supplies:

  • durable moving boxes
  • containers
  • packing paper
  • bubble wraps
  • zip-top bags
  • packing tape
  • permanent markers

Dispose of expired products and medications

First and foremost, throw away all expired medications, shampoos, and other products. Next, check the products that changed their color or consistency. The more you declutter, the less burden you have. However, make sure to prepare all bottles for recycling. It’s equally important to reduce waste while moving.

Pack each product separately

Firmly close medications and caps of other products. Seal them with packing tape. After that, wrap them in layers of packing paper and bubble wraps. Secure them additionally with packing tape cross-wise. Next, add extra padding to the boxes with cloths or sponges. Put the products inside and add extra layers of packing paper or bubble wraps. Be careful not to put too many bottles into the same box or container. It’s better to use boxes and containers that differ in size. That way, they are easier to pack and store. Boxes with medications and toiletries should stay with you nearby, while bulkier items go inside the moving truck Brooklyn companies offer.

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Pack and secure each box with packing tape.

Usually, small office movers in Brooklyn specialize in packing. They are capable to handle the packing of every item on your behalf. Keep in mind that not every item or product needs the same packing method. In addition, sometimes it’s better

Make sure to protect towels and sheets

Relocations often get messy. Therefore, it’s important to protect towels and sheets from the bathroom while packing your medicine cabinet. Pack them separately and secure them so they don’t get dirty. Fold the towels and place them inside larger zip-top bags. Put them inside the moving boxes or containers and secure the top with packing tape. Rest assured your towels, medications, and toiletries will survive the move if you complete the packing step by step.

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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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