There are many reasons you may one day find yourself in need of a safe storage facility. Our facility is perfect for your New York City storage needs.

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Business Moves

Storing some items while you are changing business locations can be beneficial because it gives you time to organize as you go or store items that are to be sold at a later time. This allows you to set up your new location at your pace without a lot of clutter.

Downsizing

Many people realize the benefits of living in smaller homes and apartments. When you downsize, there may be some things you occasionally use that you don’t have room for at your new location. For example, if you like to camp in the summer you may not want all your equipment taking up space at your home the rest of the year.

Seasonal Living

If you only live part time in a location, you may want to use storage services for part of the year. This can help you keep your possessions organized and stored properly, so they retain their condition. Our storage facility is climate controlled and monitored 24 hours a day.

Students

Student housing can be small, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have things that you might want to have on hand at certain times of the year. Also, if you live in the area only during the academic year, it is much easier to store possessions for when you return instead of taking them with you or relying on less secure storage methods on campus.

Services

Divine Movers provides Manhattan storage as well as moving services throughout the greater New York City area. We can help you pack, move your things, and even put them into storage for you.

 

Moving to New York City can be an interesting place to move, regardless of the time of year.

Knowing the right people and using the right New York Moving company is part of the advantage of knowing the right people and places when it comes to attempting to move in and out of a city as big and great as New York.  People who have lived in New York for years are going to be more accustomed to the culture, as well as what makes moving to and living in New York so special.

Many New Yorkers have reflected on things they wish they would have known before their move to this great city. There is a lot to think about when it comes to being able to spend time in a great city such as New York and make the most of the time here. A city of over 8 million people, New York is one of the busiest cities on the face of the Earth. It can be overwhelming when someone isn’t properly prepared to be able to tackle all that New York is going to throw their way!

What to Know when Moving to New York City

The Subway System

Those who have lived in rural areas or who have never lived in a big city may be a bit overwhelmed by the amount of subways and tunnels here in New York Ciity, as well as the difficulty in learning this seemingly complicated system. Learning the subway system before moving to New York can be a big advantage to someone that is contemplating or has already decided to move to New York City. A beginner’s guide to the subway system of New York is a good start for someone wanting to learn the subway system of this great city. If someone is moving to New York City and planning on relying on the subway system for transportation or commuting, learning the subway system is a great way to start.

The Cost of Eating Out

According to a Zagat Survey, the 2012 cost of dining out in New York was $43.16, after the tip and tax were included. That number could only have risen in the past few years, so those who are moving to New York City may want to plan on their budget for dining out and determine when to balance grocery shopping with dining out in New York City. Daniel, Bouley, and Juni are the top three restaurant destinations, according to TripAdvisor, but planning on grocer locations adjacent to your new apartment or townhome is a wise move for New York City movers.

NYC is the Melting Pot of the World

Studies have shown that more than 800 languages are spoken in the city of New York. Those with a history in Spanish, Italian, or Russian may get along well in certain parts of the city. But, as one of the most diverse cities in the world, moving to New York can be full of surprises for those who aren’t used to such a diverse environment. But this is part of what makes living in New York such an enlightening and exciting experience.

Life in NYC

Life in New York City is a unique experience. One can get by in New York without owning a car, doing their own laundry, and can learn to outsource the no longer necessary aspects of life. There is a part of life in New York that makes someone never feel alone and learn to adapt to being around large amounts of people all the time. Moving to New York has its advantages and disadvantages, each of which can be met with confidence when someone is properly prepared when moving to New York City.

Divine Moving is the premiere moving service for someone ready to set up a move to New York City. They have been assisting New York City movers since 2000, and even provide relocation consultation.

To get in touch with us call 212-244-4011!

Moving is usually never a fun thing to have to do. It can be quite stressful and agitating at times. We get all hot and sweaty from moving boxes for hours, our children get antsy and want to just be entertained. New places, new people, new schools, relocating can be really difficult! As a New York moving company, we completely understand that, which is why we have provided 5 really fun ways to get the family involved together and have some fun to make this experience less tense.

 

  •  Turn your new home into an indoor campground:  Kids and adults alike just love camping, and what a better time to use our imaginations than when all of our belongings are still stuffed in bags and boxes. Turn your living room into a camping adventure, set up tents and lanterns, throw blankets on the floor, and no electronics, so we can all just focus on laughing and telling campfire stories. Sleeping in the same space as one another will also reduce stress levels during this move.

 

  • Have a family movie marathon night: Watching one of your family’s favorite movies can make your new house feel familiar. Order pizza and have root beer floats! Forget about the day’s stresses and enjoy each other’s company, along with a meal that is easy to clean up. There isn’t a kid in this world that doesn’t appreciate a pizza, one of their favorites films, and getting away with not having to do any dishes.

 

  •  New family favs: Most families have a favorite restaurant, park, or place to hang out. Search out your new favorites in your new neighborhood. You may not be able to have the exact same hamburger or shake, but maybe you’ll find something that fits your family even better! Don’t forget to ask your New York moving company for local hot spots!

 

  • Exploration: Your new neighborhood has so much to offer! The best way to experience it is on foot. Take a walk with the whole family. This also gets your kids acquainted with where they are and where your house is in case they are out by themselves and get lost.

 

  • Maintaining a Positive attitude: Children react well to positive attitudes and environments, and when children are reacting well, parents are reacting well. Being as upbeat as possible about the move and the new and exciting changes that are coming about will put your children more-so at ease. “Have you seen the playground they have at the park, the equipment looks like so much fun!” “The neighbors are so nice!” Your attitude has a big effect on your kids’ state of mind.

 

New York moving can be a really hard thing to go through as a family, but with these 5 tips we are all well on our way to having the most fun in life, no matter the circumstance.

 

 
Is it just us, or is this summer exceptionally brutal in terms of the heat? In New York City, this summer really is no joke, especially when you’re a reputable New York moving company. People move every day, especially in NYC because it’s one of the most populated areas in the nation. At Divine Moving, we are no stranger to helping NYC apartment owners move from one place to another when the sun is truly unforgiving. In fact, we often see those we are assisting struggle with the temperature more than we do.

Moving during the summer is all about preparation, and that’s from the actual packing to making sure you have enough cold water in the refrigerator. So, if the summer is such an excruciating time to move, why do so many people do it? Well, that’s because it’s all one big equation that’s relatively simple. Allow us to explain…

When you moved into your first apartment after college, you most likely signed the lease for the beginning of May (if you went home for a few months during the summer, you signed during June or July). So, as the years went on, each yearly lease you signed was up during those months. Hence forth, you’re stuck moving during the summer as long as you keep signing for a 12 month lease. So, if you’re stuck moving during the summer, allow us to give you some helpful tips that may help you out a bit.

Why Move During the Summer?

  • The kids are out of school, so the school year isn’t interrupted provided they switch school districts.
  • The US Military more often than not moves their personnel between May and August.
  • With more homes being offered for sale during the spring, the real estate market sticks to their “warm weather cycle.”
  • It’s not freezing cold outside.

7 Tips for Moving During the Summer

  1. Plan ahead. Since the summer is the most popular time to move, you can expect that moving companies fill their schedule relatively fast, so you want to make sure to quote at least three moving companies well in advance. Two months ahead of the move is usually recommended because if you wait until you’re four weeks out, there’s a good chance the moving company you want won’t be able to fit you in.
  2. Pack early. New York moving companies will offer to help you pack your things, but they may charge you extra. Consider whether or not you’ll be able to pack all your belongings by yourself or if you’ll need assistance. If you do enlist in the help of a New York moving company, that will also tack onto the time they’ll need to assist you which could in turn affect their booking you.
  3. Keep it cool. The summer is hot (obviously), so you want to make sure that the electric is on at your new apartment and that you keep it on at your old one as well. Even if your new apartment is initially cool, without AC the cool air will go right out of the propped open doors that the movers are using to bring in your belongings. You’ll also want to make sure that you have plenty of water for yourself, whichever friends are assisting you, and the movers.
  4. Dress appropriately. The last thing you want is to be wearing your casual pair of slacks or sweatpants when it’s over 90 degrees outside. Make sure that when it’s the day of your move, you keep out a set of clothes that are lightweight and not baggy. You’ll also want to wear closed toe shoes (even if it is sweltering out).
  5. Keep the candles cool. Everyone loves to have candles in their home. However, if you like your candles, you’ll want to take them with you in your vehicle rather than let them sit in the back of a hot moving truck. You’ll also want to carry CD’s and DVDs with you because the heat will warp them. This applies to all of your items that may be sensitive to heat.
  6. Consider your pets. You know how when people take their pets to the grocery store and they’ll leave them in the car, but they’ll crack the window? Well, this point is kind of like that in the sense that you want to take your pets into consideration while moving during the summer. Keep your pets in mind at all times when moving, whether you’re leaving them in the car or keeping them in the apartment. The movers will most likely prop open a door in order to make moving large objects into the home easier, so with that in mind, you’ll want to figure out when the right time is to move the animals. In NYC, there are plenty of vet clinics that will board them for one day, so you can focus on your move without having to worry about your furry little kids.