Long Island Movers

We understand that each neighborhood in Long Island has its own unique qualities, so we take special care to ensure that we provide a tailored moving experience for each one of them. From the bustling streets of Brookhaven to the tranquil shores of Oyster Bay, our team will make sure that your move is as stress-free as possible.

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Professional & Affordable Long Island Movers

Experience the peace of mind that comes from working with a trusted, affordable moving service. Dumbo Moving offers professional moving services with fast and reliable delivery. Our team of dedicated movers is committed to providing excellent customer service and making sure your items arrive in the same condition they were in before the move. We work hard to ensure that your move is as stress-free as possible and that your possessions are handled with the utmost care. With our competitive prices and commitment to customer satisfaction, you can be sure that your move will be an enjoyable and successful experience.

Protecting Your Belongings

Protecting Your Belongings

We take responsibility for your belongings seriously – your items will be labelled and color-coded if needed to minimize the chances for loss or damage. We have a fantastic record of customer service, and are fully insured to guarantee a stress-free move.

On Time... Every Time!

On Time... Every Time!

Whether you’re moving across the street or across the country, we’ll prioritize your move and accomplish it as quickly as possible. We know your time is valuable and we don’t think it’s fair to keep you waiting. Don’t let a no-show moving company ruin your day – trust us for punctuality!

Dedicated to You!

Dedicated to You!

We have got the best customer support department to answer all your queries, with knowledgeable and experienced personnel that will guide you during your move and you can easily coordinate with the claims department in case of theft, loss or damage.

A Custom Plan for Your Needs

When it comes to fragile and valuable items, you should only settle for the best. We want you to feel comfortable throughout the process, so we begin by creating a plan tailored to your situation. We understand that every relocation is unique and that needs differ.

We will think through your situation from all angles and come up with a tailor-made plan. It will include precise details with exact deadlines. We ask that you respect the set dates, as this will ensure a stress-free relocation, especially if you are moving from another state and need the assistance of licensed interstate movers

Should it come to the change of plans, we kindly ask you to inform us about it timely. That will give us the opportunity to implement the changes without disturbing the timeline.

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The Long Island Lifestyle

If you’ve chosen Long Island to be your place of residence, after careful consideration of all the relevant aspects of each New York City borough, here you can find some general information that might get you acquainted with it and show you what to expect from the neighborhood which you will be soon calling home.

Long Island is a large and densely populated island where the majority of New Yorkers live. This fish-shaped strip of land is composed by four counties: Kings and Queens (which are the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens) and Nassau and Suffolk that are mainly referred to as “The Island”, which is mostly of a suburban nature.

When it comes to defining New York City, moving to Manhattan is usually the goal for all enthusiastic newcomers that yearn for the fabulous NYC lifestyle. This is why Long Island is often outshined by its flashy neighboring borough. However, many would consider this overlooking of The Island to be unjustified since it is an area that has plenty to offer.

Hiring Long Island movers will smooth your NYC transition
Hiring Long Island movers will smooth your NYC transition

Long Island with its economic growth and cultural venues, gastronomic diversity, bustling art scene, long sandy beaches, numerous vineyards and striking landscapes is considered to be one of the best rated places to live in America. Living in The Island will provide you with plenty of outdoors activities such as fishing, hiking, skiing, horseback riding, camping, wine tasting and sporting events, as well as visiting art galleries and exploring its numerous cultural institutions that will keep the most refined visitors satisfied.

For most of us, Long Island is famously associated with the high-end vacation spot, the Hamptons and it is usually thought to be a good location for the summer and a gathering place for the wealthy and famous, but it needs to be said that it has much more to offer than the extravagant mansions described in The Great Gatsby. On one hand, Brooklyn and Queens offer a youthful and vibrant flare which is comparable to the Manhattan colorful lifestyle, and on the other, Nassau and Suffolk provide a more calm, suburban environment that is suitable for house owners with a family.

Long Island movers will help you start over in a calm, suburban area
Long Island movers will help you start over in a calm, suburban area

Long Island Housing

Compared to the space deprived and overpriced New York City apartments, owning a spacious and comfortable house with a front and backyard can be a much needed refreshment. Long Island is a great place to settle down in as it gives you the best of both worlds: you can be within driving distance from New York City and enjoy its perks, but without having to live in a overcrowded and loud city. Another benefit of moving to Long Island is that you get to keep your car and not have to worry about finding a parking space, especially if you are a house owner with a garage.

However, the downside of driving on the island is that, not only it is a necessity since the area is not as commuter friendly as Brooklyn or Manhattan where you can pick an easy and efficient transportation means that will get you from point A to point B in no time, but it is highly likely you will find yourself in a traffic jam that will make a short distance commute feel like a long distance trip. Make sure to take that aspect of the island lifestyle into account when commuting to and from work.

Moving with your family to Long Island is a great decision because the area offers a variety of excellent public and private schools that are ranked among the best in the United States. Not only the education of your children will be well taken care of, but growing up in a place with sandy beaches, parks and enchanting landscapes with lots of space to run around and play, will give your kids a childhood to remember.

However, prior to taking up residence in Long Island you should carefully plan out your moving budget and start saving much in advance in order to avoid being shocked by the property prices. The costs of living won’t be any lesser than the ones in Manhattan, so you will need to adjust your expectations. Before renting or buying a house in NYC, make sure to always ask about the property taxes, because they can be very high depending on the location and will increase your expenses significantly.

When considering buying a house, before finalizing your decision it is recommended to visit the property during day, as well during the night to get the overall feel of the ambient and don’t forget to take a look what it looks like over the weekends, because what it seems to be a quiet neighborhood during the week, it can become noisy on the weekends if there is a bar or a restaurant nearby.