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


costs of moving by yourself may be higher than you think

What are the costs of moving by yourself?

Moving is rarely as inexpensive or as straightforward as we’d want. For this reason, many people believe that renting a truck and recruiting volunteers is the best and easiest method to move from one home to another, but this is not the case for a long-distance relocation. We at moving U.Santini Moving & Storage know a thing or two about saving money on relocation, and we know what are the costs of moving by yourself. But if you want to save yourself the struggle, our moving and storage Brooklyn can help you move your belongings from point A to point B in no time.

Moving by yourself: Is it worth the struggle?

There are two ways to move, most people believe. Depending on the size, breadth, and intricacies of your relocation, certain choices may be worth considering more than others. If you’re willing to be flexible on delivery dates, your stuff may be professionally packed and protected on a moving truck, making its way to your new destination without you having to lift a finger. Of all, even if most large storage container businesses provide a free first month on a longer contract, you’ll still be charged extra for many loading and unloadings, not to mention the headaches and backaches you’ll be dealing with if you do it all yourself. You can take a look at what is the moving budget you need in Brooklyn here.

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Costs of moving by yourself may be higher than you think so hiring professionals would most likely pay off.

In any case, repeated handling puts your belongings in danger of harm. Better: freight transportation. If you don’t want to hire a mover or manage it all yourself, working with a freight shipper might save you money. If you just use 20 feet of a 28-foot truck, you only pay for 20 feet. After the first time of free storage, your things remain on the trailer rather than being emptied and reloaded in numerous places, and you are charged a daily cost (or a monthly price if you require that much space). The greatest part: no driving required. Heat, fog, slick roads, rain, and the general safety of your things are no longer issues. If it isn’t a relief, nothing is.

What are the costs of moving by yourself?

Let’s assume you really, really want to hire your own moving truck.
No issue. But… have you driven one? Cross-state? Across state lines? Can you keep it secure in a hotel parking lot? Also, how much will those hotel stays with all the extra taxes wind up costing you? Not to mention the one-way costs (which may run into the hundreds) for returning the vehicle to a different place than its origin. All of this adds up, so be sure to budget accordingly and consider hiring a professional mover. Here are all of your DIY move costs laid out. So that you can see clearly what you’re getting into and decide whether it’s worth it or not.

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Make sure to use high-quality moving boxes.

The most crucial question is whether or not you have enough supplies to do it yourself. That 3-4 bedroom suburban home you’re leaving? Everything will probably take two trucks (and so two trips) to move it all. So unless you’re ready to ask someone else to drive half your life’s goods with you (or make the trip back and forth again), you may get more than you bargained for… and that’s no deal.

Last but not least, if you’re pulling your automobile behind a leased moving truck, remember to back up. Getting into hotels, rest stops, and petrol stations may be challenging. Before you put yourself in a situation you can’t get out of, be sure you’re ready for it. It’s a joke. If you opt for a professional mover after all, make sure that their business is recognized by the Better Business Bureau before hiring them.


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