Ten years ago, everyone wanted to move to Manhattan when there were moving to New York. Yet with the rise in profile of trendy Brooklyn neighborhoods across the East River, such as Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and Park Slope, more and more young people and families alike want to live in Brooklyn instead. Whether you are planning your first move to Brooklyn or are thinking of switching neighborhoods within the borough, the whole process can be much easier when you use a local Brooklyn moving company. They will have experience navigating through the sometimes confusing streets of this city, and can get even the heaviest boxes into your new loft.
Using a Brooklyn moving company does not have to break the bank. There are a number of tips and tricks to follow that can shave off a few dollars from your moving expenses, leaving you more money to go buy new furnishings once you have moved into your new home. To get started, it’s best to get the small stuff out of the way first. If you can pack up your small items yourself, such as clothes, books, and knick-knacks, these can be moved ahead of time slowly over a period of a few days. This way, you won’t need to pay for the moving company to move these items for you.
That alone can reduce the cost of your moving bill, and will make moving day less stressful because there will be fewer items overall to move. Another trick to help lower the cost of moving is to use your towels, clothes, and linens as packing materials. Instead of paying for bubble wrap or special cardboard to fit around every mug in your collection, you can use your own materials to pack them securely. This can cut down your costs of the Brooklyn moving company, because you won’t need them to break out their special packing materials either.
Another way to streamline the moving process and cut down the cost of using a Brooklyn moving company is to reduce the amount of items you move in the first place. If you have old items you no longer use, give them…