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Tips for upsizing your home


We often hear about downsizing and all of its perks. But what happens when you need more space? When your family is growing, and you need more space? That is the moment to think about upsizing your home! And if you are not sure how to do it, or what should be your first step – we got some great tips. And in case you need a home with an office in it our small office movers NYC will help you relocate it in no time! A bigger home means more space and more comfort!

Before upsizing your home, think about what you need

Before you make a final decision, you should think about why do you need a bigger home. And how you plan to use bigger space? If you are upsizing your home will you get a bigger kitchen? Or you need more bedrooms? And most importantly, what are your plans for the future? After you answer all of these questions, you can start looking for moving services Brooklyn. They will make the relocation to your bigger home easier and faster!

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Before you make any decisions, consider how you can use your new space

Plan your budget

One of the important steps is to plan your budget. You can start looking at what you can afford, and slowly you can calculate all the costs. Although upsizing your home will bring you a lot of benefits, it will bring a lot of new, empty space. Do you have old furniture that can be used in your new home? Will you need help to move it? If the answer is yes, you will need professional movers Brooklyn, and you need to add that expense in the beginning. On the other hand, if you plan to buy new furniture, make sure that you have left enough money in your budget.

Costs will be bigger with a bigger home

When people decide to get a bigger home, they usually disregard the fact that everything will be more expensive. Starting from your basic bills – gas, electricity, water. They will cost more money, and you need to be sure that you can afford them. Before you make any final decision, consider everything!

Location is important when you are upsizing your home

If you decided that you are moving to a new location, you should do your research before you make a final decision. You can simply visit Google Maps and take a walk around your neighborhood. Is your new home close to schools? Can you easily access all the amenities? And the most important question when you want to move and upsize your home – do you see your future neighborhood developing? Will there be an improvement?

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Location of your new home is very important

Will you renovate your new home?

You really should like your new home. That is the first and most important reason to choose a home. And before you decide, you need to think can you fit all of your belongings into your new home? If the answer is yes, you should make an inventory. It will help you on a moving day. Also, take a walk around your home. Think about all the possible renovations, and try to get the approximate price. That way – you will know for sure should you be upsizing your home!

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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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